The Granbury High School troupe of the International Thespian Society inducted 24 students during a ceremony in the GHS theater arts classroom.
The inductees from GHS and Crossland Ninth Grade Center were Grace Arnold, Noah Baca, Aaron Barnes, Landon Butler, Sharla Cantu, Kalyn Carpenter, Robby Chancellor, Brynn Deger, Hunter Glenn, Juliette Hoverson, Lillian Hyde, Mason Jones, Christian Loper, Faith Melton, Cody Mullican, Caitlyn Nettles, Skylar Schreiber, Katie Tull, Jonathan Tullos, Remington Watson, Gabe Whites, Caitlen Whitfill, Jack Wiley and Kimbria Younkin.… Read the rest
U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Republican) honored five Hood County high school students with nominations to the United States service academies during a recent ceremony at Granbury City Hall.
The 11th District congressman praised all five students – four from Granbury High School and one from Tolar High School – for their hard work and for exceeding the expectations of his review committee, which was composed of veterans and service academy graduates.… Read the rest
Granbury High School took sweepstakes honors at the first invitational UIL academic meet of the season held at North Crowley High School. The teams scored first-place wins in accounting (individual and team), headline writing and social studies (team and individual).
The students received the following recognitions:
Accounting (Team): Kasen Black, Kim Hays, Joseph McLean, Michael Parry, first.
Accounting (Individual): Joseph McLean, first; Kasen Black, third; Michael Parry, fifth
Calculator Applications (Team): Austin Akerley, Scott Bannert, Kendon Parker, second
Calculator Applications (Individual): Austin Akerley, fifth; Scott Bannert, sixth
Current Issues and Events (Individual): Tyler Reno, fourth; Kiran Lachman, sixth
Editorial Writing: Preston Flurkey, fifth; Kalyn Carpenter, sixth
Feature Writing: Audrey Gandy, second
Headline Writing: Audrey Gandy, first
Informative Speaking: Jocelyne Espinoza, fourth
Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Alexis Woody, second; Jocelyne Espinoza, top speaker and quarterfinalist
Literary Criticism: Rebecca Morrison, sixth
Mathematics (Team): Austin Akerley, Lizbet Briones, Kendon Parker, second
Mathematics (Individual): Lizbet Briones, fifth
News Writing: Ciera Kade, fifth
Number Sense (Team): Austin Akerley, Scot Bannert, Jesse Houk, Joseph McLean, Kendon Parker, Alexis Rodriguez-Torres, third
Persausive Speaking: Alexis Woody, third
Ready Writing: Samantha Linton, second; Ciera Kade, fourth
Social Studies (Team): Angel Cline, Kiran Lachman, Orion Snodgrass, Sherree Waters, first.… Read the rest
Pilots, photographers, policemen, paramedics and physicians were among those speaking to freshmen at Crossland Ninth Grade Center during Career Day.
Students rotated through classrooms so that speakers had time to address and to answer questions from small groups.
“As freshmen are just beginning their high school education, it is important for them to be exposed to a variety of options as they plan what courses they want to take next year at Granbury High School,” commented Crossland Principal Ron Holmgreen.… Read the rest
Students from Granbury Middle School and Acton Middle School performed with the All-Region Band during a concert held recently at Joshua High School.
Students qualifying for the region band were:
Symphonic Band – Kyle Beck, trumpet; Lauren Boleng, flute; Jaxon Castillo, tuba; Meghan Childers, percussion; Ian Cone, French horn; Andrew Dunn, trumpet; Alex Inbody, clarinet; Cameron Loveless, symphonic band; Hannah Myers, oboe; Bethany Pavelick, bassoon; Tyler Rau, percussion; Rayni Skaggs, clarinet; Lauren Wallace, percussion
Concert Band – Caden Ahler, tuba; Garrett Avant, trumpet; Melanie Boleng, clarinet; Ashley Boyd, French horn; Jayne Cunniff, clarinet; Blaine Dixon, percussion; Seth Forrest, band; Joe Fowler, tuba; Trisha Gryder, clarinet; Mallory Irish, flute; Dallin Parker, French horn; Kelsey Pavelick, French horn (first chair); Angelina Pena, percussion; Lucas Quirl, saxophone; Hayden Tackett, percussion; Emily Tipton, flute (first chair); Kaman Wilkinson, trumpet
Alternates – Kelby Been, flute; Hannah Cheek, flute; Rylie Emerson, oboe
The group was among 900 junior high and middle school students competing in TMEA Region 7.… Read the rest
Miller wins blue ribbon at stock show
Wesley Miller, a sixth-grader from Tolar Junior High School, won a blue ribbon rating and first in his class with his deer feeder project in the Fort Worth Stock Show’s Junior Ag Mechanics division. He won a portable welder and a $300 certificate for metal and numerous accessories for welding and grinding. Wesley is the son of Scotty and Crickett Miller of Tolar.… Read the rest
Fifteen Granbury High School Band members performed with the All-Region Bands during a concert held recently at GHS.
Students from GHS and Crossland Ninth Grade Center performing with the region ensembles were:
Symphonic Band: Cameron Hastings, alto saxophone; Alissa Jillson, flute; Chase Rogers, clarinet;
Concert Band: Ashleen Atchue, oboe; Reagan Hall, percussion; Braden Jumper, bassoon; Aaron Morgan, tuba;
Ninth Grade Band: Reece Ahler, trombone; Brynn Bednarz, trumpet; Cadence Chiappe, percussion; Gavin Clarkson, trombone; Tiffany Henney, flute; Emma McKelvain, alto saxophone; Christian Rust, French horn; Khaled Sabek, percussion
Of this group, six – Atchue, Hall, Hastings, Jillson, Jumper, and Rogers – advanced to the Area B tryouts held in January.… Read the rest
With knowledge and skills in geography, Crossland Ninth Grade Center students built new civilizations to survive a “zombie apocalypse.”
Through project based learning, the freshmen utilized map making, migration, geographic features, government, economies, resources to plan for a disease outbreak, charting the spread of the outbreak, finding a safe place to settle and build a new community, and planning for the future.… Read the rest