Parents

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.

Family Engagement Survey

Hello parents, please take a moment a tell us how we are doing or can improve by taking the survey linked below. We would like to aim at 100% participation.

English

Hola padres, tómese un momento para decirnos cómo nos está yendo o cómo podemos mejorar respondiendo la encuesta vinculada a continuación. Nos gustaría apuntar a una participación del 100%.

Spanish

Xin chào các bậc phụ huynh, vui lòng dành chút thời gian cho chúng tôi biết tình hình của chúng tôi hoặc cách chúng tôi có thể cải thiện bằng cách trả lời khảo sát được liên kết bên dưới. Chúng tôi muốn đặt mục tiêu 100% tham gia.

Vietnamese

Summer Success with Imagine Learning

The following are two unique summertime challenges for all GISD students designed to strengthen literacy skills, math skills and prepare them for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

Usage of the Imagine Learning suite will support individualized student growth.

Reach for the Gold Summer Intersession Contest
From June 14 through June 24, top classrooms and individual students reaching the Imagine Learning product benchmarks are eligible for Gold Medal prizes.

Summer Success with Imagine Learning Contest
From June 9th through July 16th, students reaching the benchmark goals for any of the Imagine Learning programs will be automatically entered to win an Imagine Learning Swag Bag and Fire Tablet.

Summer_Success_with_Imagine_Learning.pdf

2021 Summer Parent and Family Engagement Conference

Garland ISD will be hosting a Summer Parent and Family Engagement Conference! The theme is “Team GISD: Families and Staff for Student Success” and will be hosted at Lyles Middle School on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. We are inviting all parents, families, community members, and staff to join us for this fantastic opportunity to learn alongside each other. This event will have guest speakers, community organizations, and resources to support student learning at home and in the classroom. We are offering sessions at each level (elementary, middle, and high) and providing specialized strands for participants (GISD Families and GISD Staff) in multiple languages.

 

Resources

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2020 Title One

2020 Title One (Spanish)

DimensionU games available at home

Welcome to DimensionU Games at Home! Your child has access to fun and interactive games that focus on math and literacy in school.

Now, he or she can play at home or on the go!

Log on from desktop, laptop, iPhone or iPad:

  1. Visit www.dimensionu.com
  2. Click Sign In in the top right corner and log in with the school issued DimensionU username and password for your child.
  3. Choose between TowerStorm, Meltdown, or Velocity.

*DimensionU Web Games will run on Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge. (If you don’t know the username or password, ask your child’s teacher.)

Log on from Android or Kindle:

  1. From your device, visit your App store and search for TowerStorm, Meltdown, or Velocity, or visit www.dimensionu.com and click Games.
  2. Select the appropriate link to install the App.

Questions? Feel free to contact support@dimensionu.com

Student accident insurance

By law, the Garland Independent School District does not provide insurance for students. The medical costs associated with student injuries that result from any accidents are the responsibility of the parents or guardians.

For more information, please visit the district website on Student Accident Insurance.

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 
my.hazel.co/patient/signup 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.