Need help with district devices? 

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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.

Welcome, parents.

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This section is just for you. Find out information about PTA, events, and much more.

SHMS Parent Involvement Policy


Helping Your Student with Technology

  • A helpful click sheet for how to update the Chrome Browser on Chromebook. 
  • How to clear cache for ReadyHub:
  1. Go to the 3 dots in the right-hand corner of Chrome.  
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Go to the bottom of the page and click on “Advance”  
  4. Where it says Privacy and Security, click clear browsing data
  5. In the time range choose “all time.”  


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.




Skyward Access

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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.

Teacher contacts

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.

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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

Information for the individual schools magnet programs and dates for the events are available here. [FIX LINK] If you have any further questions please contact Rachel Medina.

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.

Calendar links

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.

Anonymous Alerts®

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Report bullying and other urgent student concerns quickly and anonymously to school officials with Anonymous Alerts®.

Find out more about Anonymous Alerts® and other ways to get in touch on the district share & report page.

Free medical care

Students can receive virtual doctor visits straight from the school clinic or from home. 

Sign up for Hazel Health at and
complete the Hazel Health consent form - PDF version to access these services.

Visit Health Services for additional details.

Be a Garland ISD VIP 

With a special VIP pass, community members can get free general admission to many athletic and Fine Arts events at district facilities.

Visit the Garland ISD VIP pass page for more details.

District policies

To support our mission of providing an exceptional education to all students, we have created policies designed to help your student have the best possible education experience.

Visit the Policies page on the district website for additional polices and related information.