Garden Ridge Elementary

Upcoming Events

2nd Grade Field Trip to Ft. Worth Stock Show
Date: 1/29/2015
Location: Will Rogers Memorial Colesium - Ft. Worth
Board Meeting
Date: 2/9/2015, 7 PM
Student Holiday / Professional Development
Date: 2/16/2015
Southridge Chess Classic
Date: 2/28/2015
Location: Southridge Elementary
Spring Break
Date: 3/9/2015

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2015-2016 LISD Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration
Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s online registration for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students new to LISD begins Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.
Lewisville ISD Superintendent Search Community Input Forums
Lewisville ISD (LISD)’s Board of Trustees invites all parents and community members to participate in community input forums to share their thoughts regarding desired qualities in LISD’s new superintendent. Four English-only forums and one Spanish-only forum will be available. All forums will be led by executive search firm Ray and Associates. Please see below for the community input forum dates and locations.
Instructional Materials Adoption Preview Opportunities - Feb. 2-5
Become a Substitute Teacher for LISD
There is no substitute for a great substitute teacher! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the community, have a flexible work schedule, and impact the lives of students, Lewisville ISD NEEDS you!
LISD Superintendent Search Survey
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees invite the community to provide input on the qualities desired in its new Superintendent of Schools. All are welcomed to participate in this survey, which will close on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 11:30 p.m. Read on to take the survey.
You're Invited to Dr. Waddell's Retirement Reception Tuesday, Jan. 20
Lewisville ISD will recognize former Superintendent Dr. Stephen F. Waddell for his years of service to LISD and Texas public school children on Tuesday, Jan. 20 from 4-6 p.m. at Marcus High School 9th Grade Campus (5707A Morriss Road, Flower Mound). A formal presentation will begin at 5:15 p.m.
LISD Campus Teachers of the Year Announced
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is proud to announce its 2014-2015 campus Teachers of the Year. Winners were selected by their peers and are now participating in the LISD Teacher of the Year selection process.
Notice of Special Meeting: LISD Board of Trustees Meet With Executive Search Firm to Discuss Next Steps for Superintendent Search
Lewisville ISD (LISD)'s Board of Trustees have called a Special Board Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 7 at Bolin Administrative Center (1565 W. Main Street, Lewisville) to meet with executive search firm Ray and Associates and discuss the next steps of LISD's Superintendent Search.
Lewisville ISD Announces Interim Superintendent
At its Dec. 17 Special Board Meeting, the Lewisville Independent School District (LISD) Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. Kevin Rogers as Interim Superintendent as the Board searches for its new Superintendent of Schools. Rogers has served as the district’s Chief Operations Officer (COO) for the past four years.
Lewisville ISD Schools, Offices Closed for Winter Break - Dec. 22-Jan. 2
As a reminder, all Lewisville ISD (LISD) schools and offices will be closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2 for Winter Break.
Lewisville ISD's Winter Weather Procedures
As winter draws near, we want to take time to remind parents that Lewisville ISD (LISD) is constantly monitoring inclement weather situations. In the event of winter weather, we consider the safety of our 53,000+ students and more than 6,000 employees in our 127-square mile district when making decisions about school closures.
Season of Thanks
Calendar Options for 2015-2016

Calendar Options for 2015-2016 Give Input on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
LISD Board Holds First Superintendent Search Special Meeting
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Lewisville ISD (LISD) Board of Trustees held its first in a series of special meetings to discuss next steps in the superintendent search process. During this meeting, the Board formally accepted Superintendent Dr. Stephen F. Waddell’s letter of retirement, effective Jan. 31, 2015.
Lewisville ISD Announces Application Resources for Parents
Lewisville ISD (LISD) is excited to announce its new parent resource website for parents to access helpful student software programs and applications their students utilize daily to support their learning.
LISD Offering Community Flu Vaccinations
Five Clinics in December Open to Public
Garden Ridge Brains
Fourth graders discover their passions during genius hour. F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”

Fourth graders at Garden Ridge Elementary are getting the opportunity to explore what’s really on their mind thanks to the grade’s decision to implement Genius Hour – a movement that allows students to explore their own passions and encourages creativity in the classroom.
Lewisville ISD Graduate Profile Survey
Provide input for LISD's Graduate Profile
Superintendent Search Community Letter
As the Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees begins its national search for a new Superintendent of Schools, we would like to share with you our goals for this process. Our primary focus is to find the best candidate to serve our school district. Our children and staff deserve the very best. We know our community expects a quality educational program, and we will find the right person with values reflective of our community.
LISD Superintendent Letter to the Community - Nov. 10, 2014
Dear Lewisville ISD Community: It is with a sad heart that I announce my retirement effective January 31, 2015. I have had a great career beginning in 1980. I have loved every minute of it. I want to thank the administrators and boards that have given me the chance to serve their children: Splendora, Lancaster, Sunray, Tuloso-Midway, Birdville and Lewisville. It has been an honor to serve all of those districts. Read more...
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