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GISD offering virtual job fairs

GISD offering virtual job fairs

Garland ISD is now offering weekly virtual job fairs to connect principals with potential candidates. The job fairs are held every Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and operate in a “come and go” manner. Recruitment coordinators Alex Rivera and Kishawna Wiggins said...

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On September 11, 2001, 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al Queda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two...

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Abbott announces special session agenda

Abbott announces special session agenda

Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sept. 7 that a third special session begins on Sept. 20, with redistricting one of the issues to be considered. The session will include four other agenda items: American Rescue Plan Act appropriations, transgender athletes' participation in...

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Sachse’s three keys to beating Denton Braswell

Sachse’s three keys to beating Denton Braswell

Fresh off the first win of the season, the Sachse Mustangs have a short week of work. With a game on tonight and a holiday this past Monday, the Mustangs (1-1) had little practice time ahead of their home game against Denton Braswell (1-1). The Bengals come into the...

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Texas lawmakers discuss recent session

Texas lawmakers discuss recent session

State Rep. Candy Noble said she is ready to come back home after being in Austin this summer because of the special session. “It has been a long summer stuck in Austin in two special sessions,” she said. “I miss my family, friends and my House District 89...

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COVID-19 town hall hosted by Allred

COVID-19 town hall hosted by Allred

Rep. Colin Allred worries about the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those who are unvaccinated. Allred held a telephone town hall with Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins on Aug. 31. Also on the call was Dr. Trish Perl, Division Chief of Infectious Disease...

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GISD highlights Suicide Prevention Month

GISD highlights Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month throughout Garland ISD campuses, and counselors are working to ensure students and their families have the resources they need. Responsive Services Administrator Lisa Olsen said the district is planning several district-wide...

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5 Loaves holds grand re-opening

5 Loaves holds grand re-opening

5 Loaves Food Pantry in Sachse got a chance to be on the receiving end of a donation — and further their mission to serve more people in the local communities experiencing food insecurity. Several residents, city staff, elected officials, along with the Sachse Chamber...

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