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.

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How to stay current with what is happening at Watson

There are many ways you can keep up with what is happening at Watson. Did you know that Twitter is one of the best ways? By following Watson MST on Twitter you will often hear of events first and even the cancelation of activities due to weather.

If you do not have a Twitter account and do not want one you can still follow us and receive those messages at the same time. You can subscribe to the messages via text and receive them on your phone as soon as they are sent. All you have to do is text the number 40404 with the message "Follow @watson_wildcats", you do not include the quotation marks.

If you do have a Twitter account follow Watson MST @watson_wildcats and stay in the loop.

Here are some other Twitter accounts you may find helpful.

Stay connected with Skyward

Skyward is your direct connection to your student's academic information. At your fingertips you have easy access to their grades, attendence, State Assessment results, and much more. Visit the District's Skyward page for a list of everything you can access with Skyward. You can even pick which notifications you receive from the district.

Below, you will find a video on how to access some of the information on Skyward. If you are not already signed up send in your email address and we will get you set up.

You can also access Skyward wherever you are by using their mobile app which is available at Google Play, iTunes App Store, Amazon Appstore, and the Windows store.

Parent FAQ's

Links to helpful websites

Official Garland ISD Links

PTA links

STAAR resources

Third, Fourth, and Fifth graders participate in The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness program, otherwise known as STAAR. We know that you may have many questions about STAAR and recommend that first you ask your student's teacher any questions that you have. If you would like further information you can find it online. Here are some links to recommended sources of information.

  • Texas Education Agency STAAR Resources
  • Garland ISD STAAR Page
  • lead4ward STAAR Information

Parent-school contract & parental involvement policies

Watson MST - Parent-School Contract 

Convenio Padres-Escuela de la escuela primaria Watson MST 

Watson MST Parental Involvement Policy

Política de participación de padres de la escuela primaria Watson MST

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.

Fentanyl Awareness

Learn about the dangers of Fentanyl and how you can stay safe and spread the message that #OnePillKills.

Visit the GISD Fentanyl Awareness page 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.