Garden Ridge Elementary


Upcoming Events

Medication Disposal Day
Date: 9/27/2014, 10 AM 2 PM
Location: Various
Book Fair
Date: 9/29/2014
Location: GRE Library
4th Grade Water Safety
Date: 9/30/2014
Location: West Zone Natatorium
Book Fair
Date: 9/30/2014
Location: GRE Library
4th Grade Water Safety
Date: 10/1/2014
Location: West Zone Natatorium

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Update iPads to iOS 8 at Earliest Convenience
Dear LISD Parents,

Apple released iOS 8 for the iPad on Wednesday, Sept. 17. LISD’s Technology Department has tested the update and found no issues. They request that all students and staff upgrade their iPad to iOS 8 at their earliest convenience.
LISD Welcomes Back Educational Technologist Leader Alan November
Parents Invited to Participate in Free District “Parent University” Sessions Oct. 21
iPad Notice: iOS 8 Upgrade
Apple is releasing iOS 8 for the iPad on Wednesday, Sept. 17. Please do not upgrade any Lewisville ISD-issued iPads until the Technology Department tests the new version and approves the upgrade. This should take place within 24-36 hours of the iOS 8 release. An updated notice will be sent following Technology's testing of iOS 8.
GRE Campus Improvement Plan 2014-2015
LISD Special Education Services: Child Find
Department Offers Services for Children with Disabilities
DI-Destination Imagination
2014-2015 Back to School Information
Flower Mound Rotary Fest, Neon Night 5K – Oct. 4
The Flower Mound Rotary and Lewisville ISD West Zone schools are proud to host the second annual Neon Night 5K and Festival at Heritage Park in Flower Mound on Oct. 4 from 4-9 p.m. The run will begin at 7 p.m. This fun community event offers free activities for children, live music, a washer tournament and a Neon Night 5K!
Lewisville ISD Building Neighborhood Connections; District Seeking Participants for INSIDE Program
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is seeking participants to be part of the INSIDE leadership program for the 2014-2015 school year. INSIDE, which stands for “Interested Neighbors Staying Informed of District Efforts,” was launched five years ago. To date, about 200 citizens have spent a year going behind the scenes through this unique program to learn how the district operates. This year, citizens will be able to get to know the district’s leadership team – a great way to learn more about their expertise, roles and responsibilities.
Lewisville ISD Welcomes Educational Consultant Katie Greer; Parents Invited to Participate in District “Parent University” Learning Activity
Sept. 2, Lewisville ISD (LISD) will welcome famed educational consultant Katie Greer to lead a “Parent University” (Parent U) learning opportunity for all LISD parents. Parents are invited to attend the session with Greer, who will help them navigate today’s technology-driven society with their children. The event will be held at Lewisville High School’s Leo C. Stuver Auditorium (1098 W. Main St., Lewisville) at 7 p.m.
Lewisville ISD Seeking School Health Advisory Council Members
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is currently seeking individuals interested in serving on its School Health Advisory Council (SHAC).
2014 Lewisville ISD 1:X Parent Letters
Lewisville ISD Parents: Please read the attached 1:X parent letters (in both English and Spanish), which detail our 1:X initiative. One letter is for the parents of students who are new to receiving a district-issued iPad, and the other is for our students who are already a part of our 1:X program. Please read the letter(s) that are applicable to you and your child(ren), and if you have additional questions about our 1:X initiative, please email helpdesk@lisd.net.
Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees Votes to Suspend Portions of EIE (Local) for 2014-2015 School Year
During the Aug. 11 Board of Trustees monthly meeting, Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s Board approved the resolution to suspend portions of the EIE (Local) for the 2014-2015 school year only.
Lewisville ISD Moves 4th Grade Swim Program to 2nd Grade
After a thorough review of Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s 4th grade swim program, the district will transition its swim program to serve 2nd grade students, effective the 2014-2015 school year. During this two-year transition, the district will continue to provide the program to 4th and 2nd grade students to ensure all elementary students have the opportunity to participate in the program.
Back To School Forms
Mobile App Survey

Mobile App Survey As Lewisville ISD prepares for the 2014-15 school year, we would like your feedback on our mobile app.
Lewisville ISD Educators Named Texas PTA Outstanding Educator Finalists
Congratulations to the following Lewisville ISD teachers and administrators for being named Texas PTA's Outstanding Educator Finalists:
Lewisville ISD Parent Communication Survey - Deadline Extended to July 3
The National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) is currently in the process of conducting a communication audit of Lewisville ISD (LISD). Dr. Waddell and the Board of Trustees are committed to improving and enhancing the district's communication efforts. The communication audit is designed to help improve LISD's outreach and communication with parents, community members and staff in order to better meet parents' needs.
Garden Ridge Raises Big Bucks for Jump Rope for Heart
Congratulations to the entire school for helping raise more than $18,000 dollars for Jump Rope for Heart! Way to go, Gators!
Lewisville ISD Presents First Summer Social Media Campaign
Online Effort Aimed to Engage and Share

This summer, Lewisville ISD (LISD) invites our students and community to share their summer experiences using Instagram, Facebook and Twitter with our online campaign “Where are You?”
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