Granbury school district teachers will receive an average 1.5 percent pay increase this coming school year according to the preliminary budget.
Other employees would receive an average 1 percent increase.
The budget is expected to have a deficit of $900,000, but the district will likely still retain 20 percent of operating costs in reserves, finance director Sharay Boynton told the board.… Read the rest
Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater students will present the musical “The Wizard of Oz” this fall.
Students in elementary and middle school have an opportunity to join the cast during an upcoming theater camp.
The musical will be presented during seven performances on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-5 in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. … Read the rest
RODRIGUEZ ON DEAN’S LIST
Ryan Miguel Rodriguez from Granbury is on the Wharton College Junior College spring semester dean’s list.
LAMBARTH EARNS DEGREE
Lindsey Lambarth, a 2009 Granbury High graduate, recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in micro-biology.
Joshua Urbanovsky, a 2009 Granbury High graduate, is on the University of North Texas spring semester president’s list.… Read the rest
A Granbury High School cheerleader won’t be turning in her pom poms following graduation after being picked for a college cheer squad.
GHS captain Kinsey Richards, a recent graduate, will join the cheer squad at Stephen F. Austin State University in the fall.
Cheerleading has been a part of the college for over 80 years. … Read the rest
Recent Granbury High School graduate Blake Ward will follow in the steps of his two older sisters at the Coast Guard Academy.
Sixth in the high school’s graduating class of 2013, Ward received an appointment to the academy in New London, Conn. He also was offered an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy. … Read the rest
Tyler Titus, a graduate of the Granbury High School Class of 2013, will be joining his older brother Hunter Titus at the Merchant Marine Academy.
Later this year, Tyler will begin his studies at the academy located in King’s Point, N.Y.
Hunter is a midshipman having completed one year at the academy. The older Titus is a 2011 GHS graduate. … Read the rest
Granbury High School valedictorian Alyssa Tigner told her classmates at Friday’s graduation that things won’t always go as pleasant as they would like.
Her mother, Patricia Tigner, died when Alyssa was a freshman.
Patricia was only 56.
Alyssa, however, rebounded with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. She said she remembered things her mom had told her. … Read the rest