Researchers have evidence for the positive effects of parent involvement on children when schools and parents support and encourage their children's learning and development. Students with involved parents earn higher grades and test scores, have better social skills and show improved behavior. 

Policies & Procedures

Please check out our policies and procedures page on the Keeley website which has information regarding everything from school arrival to student medication. 

School Meals

You can get all of the school meal information such as lunch and breakfast menus, meal prices, and how to pre-pay for school meals online, and how to apply for free or reduced meals from the Garland ISD district website. 


Breakfast is served every morning between 7:30-8:00 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Outside food and drinks are not allowed for breakfast. A plate breakfast must be purchased to eat breakfast in the cafeteria. 


Parents may eat lunch with their child on Mondays and Fridays only. If a different day is needed, please send a note to the child's teacher indicating the reason for the exception, and the names of those who will be having lunch with your child. These requests must be submitted to the campus administration for approval 24 hours in advance. 

Award assemblies

Keeley's award assemblies are held in the cafeteria after every grading cycle for our first through fifth-grade. Students are recognized for academic achievement, character, good citizen, Accelerated Reader achievement and extra effort. Parents and family members are welcome to attend. 

Award assembly schedule

 Assembly Time  Grade Level
 8:15-8:30 a.m.  First-grade
 8:30-9:00 a.m.  Fifth-grade
 9:00-9:30 a.m.  Third-grade
 9:30-10:00 a.m.  Fourth-grade
 10:00-10:30 a.m.  Second-grade

The Light Post

The LIGHT Post is a monthly newsletter provided by the Student Assistance Counselors of the LIGHT Program, a division of the Guidance and Counseling Department of Garland Independent School District.

Birthdays on the Marquee

Clip art pic of a birthday cake with candles and background that says happy birthday

You may wish your child a happy birthday on the Keeley Marquee! Summer birthdays can be recognized on their half birthday. Requests must be made two weeks prior to the requested date.  Student will receive a spirit stick for their backpack with your $5 paid birthday. Payment and confirmation is required and reservations are honored in the order they are received. 

Parent Resources


Newsroom is a one-stop shop for all the news, photos, tweets, videos and external news media coverage for Garland ISD.  At the beginning of each month, a Skylert email will be sent to families and staff that provides recent news and a quick link to the Newsroom webpage to keep everyone in the know about the good news in GISD.

Follow Keeley on Twitter

twitterYou can follow us @Keeley_Cowboys for all the latest Keeley news and updates on Twitter.

If you are not on Twitter, just text "Follow Keeley_Cowboys" to 40404 (make sure you put a space between follow and Keeley) and you will receive all of our information via TEXT message! You can also follow GISD @gisdnews.

Register with Skyward


Skyward is the student information system in GISD that allows parents to see their child's grades, attendance, view report cards, as well as contact teachers.  To register, you will provide us with your email address and it will be entered into Skyward. Skyward will then email you your login information. If you have any questions, please contact our data clerk, Natalie Galitz

Books/DVD's for Parents

Keeley has many books and DVD's that are currently housed in our library.  These items may be checked out at any time during the day.  If you are unable to make it to the school, we will be happy to send the items home with your child.  Simply email Mrs. Riland and include your child's name and the title of the book/DVD that you are requesting. 

District Links

Policies for students

Acceptable Use Policy (Spanish)
Student Code of Conduct/Handbook (Spanish)

Visit the district website’s Policies page for links to other policy information.

Parent Newsletters

GISD parent newsletters are available to help you guide your child to achieve academic success.

Free and reduced-price meal program

Parents can apply online for free and reduced price meals for students that are eligible.

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