School Briefs

March 15, 2014

GHS Project Graduation Talent Show

Granbury High School will host its annual Talent Show Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Granbury High School Kyle Bagby and Duncan McMahan Auditorium.

Tickets are $5 at the door and all proceeds benefit Project Graduation which annually provides graduating seniors a drug and alcohol-free graduation night event to celebrate the completion of their high school career.

This year’s show will feature almost 30 acts including singing, dancing and for the first year ever, live music accompaniment by the Granbury Talent Show “House Band.”

Middle school choirs win sweepstakes

Choirs from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School received sweepstakes honors at UIL concert and sightreading contest held March 4-5 at Burleson High School.

The choirs of seventh and eighth graders earned Division I superior ratings in both concert and sightreading performances.

Earning the top rating from all judges in both portions were the AMS varsity girls, varsity boys, and non-varsity girls as well as the GMS varsity girls and non-varsity boys.

The GMS non-varsity girls received a superior rating for their stage performance and a Division II excellent rating for sightreading.

Pine Car Derby

scheduled in Lipan

The L5 ACE Program, Lipan ISD’s after school program, will hold a Pine Car Derby on Sunday, April 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the old gym. Awards will be given to to the top three winners, who will be judged on speed and creativity. Participants must be enrolled in the L5 ACE Program to participate.

Robertson is reserve champion in san angelo

Ty Robertson, a Granbury FFA officer, won reserve grand champion honors at the San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo.

A Granbury High School senior, Robertson restored a hitch wagon from the ground up. The wagon was used as a primary tool in the 1800s as a way of hauling firemen, hoses, and other equipment to and from fires.

el tesoro offers summer camp preview march 22

Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro announced that it will once again offer summer programs that enrich and support youth through life-skill lessons, outdoor adventures and by developing leadership skills.

The whole family can experience camp first-hand at a free Summer Camp Preview next Saturday.

Previews will also be held on April 27 and May 17. Visit for details.

ghs seniors urged to
apply for scholarships

GHS graduating seniors have an opportunity to apply for a variety of college scholarships offered by local businesses, service clubs, associations, and other organizations.

Applications, which should include copies of the student’s transcript, must be submitted to the counseling office by Friday. More information is available at or call 817- 408-4619.

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