ConnectEd November 2018 | Page 6

6 Choice of School period on the horizon Garland ISD is the leading force when it comes to school choice. Our families have the unique opportunity to truly customize education by choosing to attend any campus in the district. There are two selection periods each year, and the first is right around the corner. Families with students currently in kindergarten- 11th grade can make their top three campus selections from Jan. 14-Feb. 12. The early childhood Choice of School period for those entering prekindergarten and Re d R Taiwanese Exchang ibbo kindergarten runs March 20-April 18. To help early elementary families learn more about schools, information and opportunities will be shared at #ChooseGarlandISD Day March 30 at the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center. Selections should be made online via Skyward Family Access. New students are also encouraged to enroll through Skyward during the outlined dates. Visit for details. ek n We e g Colle Convo c ation Semester Snapshots H isp ay 2018 First D December e Day ani c H eri t age M on th 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 3-9 Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code 20 21 24–31 Winter Break Early Dismissal (Districtwide) Early Dismissal (Secondary Only) Third Grading Period Ends connected