ConnectEd 2020-21 // Issue III - Page 4


Garland ISD celebrated School Board Appreciation Month in January , recognizing the dedication and contributions of our six Trustees .


Garland ISD Wellness and Nutrition has earned its second-consecutive Bronze recognition in the American Heart Association ’ s Workplace Health Achievement Index . The district was also recently named a two-time Best and Brightest in Wellness winner . And , GISD received a Best Wellness Employer Silver Certification in 2020 as well .


As one of just 13 InvenTeams ® in the Lemelson-MIT Program , engineering students at the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center received a $ 10,000 grant to create a system that sanitizes firefighters ’ boots to prevent the spread of communicable diseases .


Commit to healthy living and help Garland ISD keep a top spot in the It ’ s Time Texas Community
Challenge . Sign up at ittcommunitychallenge . com to start earning points .



Twenty-four Garland ISD AVID students are vying for a chance to receive $ 20,000 , a laptop , textbook credits and ongoing educational support . Visit garlandisd . net to see which high schoolers were recently named Dell Scholar semifinalists due to their academic rigor , ambition and perseverance .
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