Parents

Family Engagement survey

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Each year the schools ask parents to provide feedback about our school family engagement.  This feedback helps us identify our strengths and areas for improvement.  As a parent, please respond to each statement on the survey. Your input is invaluable! 

Hoonuit

Free online technology training for staff, students and parents

Hoonuit is now available for free to all GISD families and staff to access online tutorials and workshops for computer software, social media, cloud computing, Twitter, and Internet safety.

How do I log in? District employees login using their district username and district password. Parents, please ask your students for their ReadyHub login.

What will I find there?

  • GISD’s subscription to Hoonuit includes: Project-based training on:
  • 21st century concepts to create college- and career-ready students
  • Applying technology skills in the classroom
  • Just-in-time technology training tutorials on 250+ software applications and edtech tools
  • Training on in-demand Career Skills, such as Time Management and Effective Listening

Gifted and talented

Visit the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented website for more information.

Parent involvement

There are so many different ways for you to get involved at Walnut Glen Academy, whether it is joining the PTA or volunteering at a school sponsored event. Studies have shown that parental involvement can help your child/children do better in school. Take a look at the Garland ISD For Parents page and Walnut Glen Academy's Volunteer Page for more information about how you can get started.

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 and reduced-price meal program

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

Be a Senior citizen VIP 

With a special VIP pass, senior citizens over the age of 65 can get free general admission to athletic and Fine Arts events.

Visit the Senior citizen 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.