Need help with district devices?
For technology help with district-provided Chromebooks, mobile hotspots and iPads, see our page Technology support: Get help with district devices. There, you can find the support request form and resources for setting up and using district-provided technology.
This section is just for you. Find out information about PTA, events, and much more.
SHMS Parent Involvement Policy
Helping Your Student with Technology
- Visit the Garland ISD District Devices Page for help with:
Setting up WiFi on devices
Reporting broken devices (Chromebooks & iPads)
- A helpful click sheet for how to update the Chrome Browser on Chromebook.
- Skyward help topics:
Find Your Schedule- video
- How to clear cache for ReadyHub:
- Go to the 3 dots in the right-hand corner of Chrome.
- Go to Settings
- Go to the bottom of the page and click on “Advance”
- Where it says Privacy and Security, click clear browsing data.
- In the time range choose “all time.”
- Canvas Help Topics:
- Hotspot Help
Parent-School Learning Compact
The Parent – School Learning Compact is a great way for parents, students, and teachers to share in the education of the students at Sam Houston.
Are you wondering what your student has for a current grade? Do you need to email their teachers about assignments? Would you like to make sure your contact information is up to date? If so, you and your student should become familiar with Skyward.
Skyward is a district wide site that gives you up-to-date access to all of your student's information. Skyward can be accessed any time of the day. You can use your mobile device or any computer. Go to our district's webpage for any FAQ's.
Our website has a contact page dedicated to teachers contact information. This includes their name, subject taught, email, and phone number. Click here to locate the page.
Time to tweet
Add us @SHMS_Colts to gain access to our school twitter page. We send out information on events and celebrate our achievements. Go here to sign in or sign up.
Telehealth - free health program
Healthy children are better prepared to learn at school. Telehealth can be an excellent resource to help promote the best education for your child.
This program allows your child to connect with a doctor or nurse practitioner without leaving the nurse’s office. Find out more about the program and how to enroll.
GISD magnet program
District parent events
GISD offers many parent events covering many topics. They are offered in different languages and different locations for your convenience. If you would like to find out more go to the Parent Events page.
Our school district has a page dedicated to calendars for the year. This includes but is not limited to testing, events, grade reporting, and assessment calendars. GISD calendars.