2020-21 School operations

Southside Connection

The Southside Connection is the official newsletter of South Garland. You can find important school information, activities, and events, plus parent resources.

Southside Connection 2021 issues: 

Student tutorials

SGHS teachers offer tutorials to students who need extra support or enrichment both virtually and face to face.

You can find teacher tutorials on our staff directory .

Students returning to campus

We are so excited to have some of our Colonels return to campus.

If you are returning face to face please review the New Procedures slide deck for very important information.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

General school information

For additional information and frequently asked questions, please visit our school reopening webpage.

School hours & Calendar

The 2020 -21 calendar was revised by the Board of Trustees. School hours have changed to allow for 10 additional minutes of instructional time.

The new calendar features intersession weeks, which consist of special days where students have the opportunity to participate in remediation, acceleration or enrichment activities, similar to summer school offerings in previous years.


See our new school hours on the schedules page.


Order curbside meals for remote learners

Families will need to complete an order form every two weeks for each Garland ISD student who would like meal service. Meals will be charged to the student's account according to the the student's eligibility status and/or the eligibility designation of their home school (CEP, BIC, Universal- Free Breakfast). There must be sufficient funds in a student's meal account to cover the cost of meals.

See the curbside meals page for more information.