Emergency-Red-School Closure
School Closure

With student and staff safety as our top concern, GISD has decided to close all schools and offices on Friday, February 3, 2023, due to continued unsafe road conditions. See the Weather Procedures page for more details.

Attend our events

Our VIP pass is available for active-duty military personnel, veterans, and seniors ages 65 and older. The VIP pass is good for general admission to all:

  • In-district middle and high school regular season athletic events (no playoffs)
  • Performances such as BandFest, theater musicals, GISD Children's Chorus performances and more
  • Wylie ISD events (Garland ISD's VIP pass and Wylie ISD's Gold Cards are honored by both districts)

Please note that some performances will require you to call ahead to reserve a seat.

Getting a Garland ISD VIP pass

To get a pass:

  1. Call 972-494-8580 to schedule an appointment. Appointments are available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.
  2. Bring a government-issued picture ID and one of the following, if applicable to your appointment:
    1. Military or Veteran ID card
    2. Veteran Health Identification card
    3. DD-214
    4. Proof of Service letter
  3. Provide your contact information and get your picture taken.
  4. Receive your VIP pass.

Your VIP Pass will not expire. Free admission is for the card bearer only. Guests must follow our Clear Bag Policy when attending middle and high school athletics events and fine arts performances.

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