Registration is now open for Kinder Class at SHAPE Academy.
The class will convene from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and include games, academics, music, Spanish and meals.
“This class is perfect for the older student who will start full kindergarten next year,” said director Tracy Mann.
SHAPE Academy is a homeschool cooperative that offers supplemental academic and fine art classes for homeschool students of all ages.… Read the rest
By Alex H. Kasprak
There’s a comet barreling toward our sun at breakneck speed. What happens when it gets there is anybody’s guess. Chances are good that it ends up being quite a show, though.
Comet ISON is slowly warming as it hurls itself toward the center of our solar system. As it warms, its icy material is beginning to melt.… Read the rest
The TCU Horned Frogs were in the house to pump up Granbury Middle School students during a pep rally last week.
Highlighting the rally were the TCU Pom Squad and SuperFrog, the university mascot.
A representative of Devon Energy announced that about 40 GMS students were invited to the TCU football game versus West Virginia over the weekend.
In response to a national push for more math and science initiatives, Devon partnered with Texas Christian University to launch the Energy for Frogs Challenge.… Read the rest
Four Acton Middle School seventh-graders competed at the Young Writers Cowboy Poetry Contest, a competition that is part of the Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering on Oct. 25-27 in the Fort Worth Stockyards.
The contest included entries from several thousand students aged 8-18 from the North Texas region.
Only 10 finalists in two age divisions were invited to the gathering to compete in person.… Read the rest
Bentley, the reading pal and therapy dog at Emma Roberson Elementary School, turned 4 last month.
The English mastiff dog has become a fixture at the school and visited with students on Mondays and Fridays during the school year.
Bentley regularly visits classrooms and lends an ear while students are reading.
He was even a good sport during last year’s school PTO fundraiser kickoff – making a special appearance as Clifford the Big Red Dog.… Read the rest
Students in Granbury ISD will be showing their college spirit tomorrow (Thursday).
Each six weeks on the day that report cards are distributed, campuses are holding a College Spirit Day.
Students and staff at every GISD campus are encouraged to wear a shirt or jersey representing their favorite college or university.
“This spirit day not only provides a fun opportunity for students, but it also reinforces the idea that they have the potential to get a college education,” said Granbury ISD Superintendent James Largent.… Read the rest
Student leaders in Granbury High School’s FCCLA chapter attended a leadership workshop on Oct. 17, in Cedar Hill.
The Region II leadership workshop focused on organizational opportunities, initiatives like Teen Safe Driving and competitive events in the spring.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education.… Read the rest