ConnectEd February/March 2017 - Page 4


1How do you spell c-o-n-g-r-a-t-s ?

Tiobsta Ayele from
Jackson Technology Center for Math & Science won GISD ’ s 2017 Spelling Bee with the word pitchblende .


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2Nineteen Garland ISD campuses were recently honored for demonstrating excellence in

counseling . The schools received
2016-17 Texas School Counselor Association CREST Awards , joining a
group of just 62 campuses statewide
to snag the distinction .

3Kiwanis International

showcased GISD ’ s Key
Leader camp , which helps English Language Learners become tomorrow ’ s leaders , in a recent publication . Scan the QR code to see it online .

4Rowlett High School ’ s Cyber Talons outperformed

669 teams in the CyberPatriot
Texas Open Division Silver Tier State Round , placing third in the cybersecurity competition and making campus history . connected

5Weaver Elementary School ’ s Mandarin Chinese magnet , along with several other campuses , observed the Year

of the Rooster by hosting lively
Chinese New Year
celebrations .