Twenty Granbury High School girls were inducted into POWER SET, a student organization focused on science, engineering, and technology. The ceremony was held Dec. 3 in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.
Inducted into the society were Ashleen Atchue, Lizbet Briones, Kennedy Brown, Krysta Caudle, Jocelyne Espinoza, Audrey Gandy, Macarty Hawker, EB Hull, Clarissa Jackson, Evan Jefferson, Kellan Jones, Ciera Kade, Estefania Magallanes, Kayla Ortiz, McKenzie Swaim, Lily Tunnell, Leah Vermillion, Jayci Welch, Hannah West and Kena Williams.… Read the rest
Four choir students from Granbury High School and one from Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently advanced toward the final round of auditions to qualify for one of three all-state choirs.
Students advancing are: sophomore Baylee Davis, alto 2; freshman Brynn Deger, alto 1; sophomore Kiersten Mathis, alto 2; junior Deanna Rupp, soprano 1; sophomore Zach Zagrocki, bass 1.
The students qualified during pre-area auditions held recently at Burleson Centennial High School.… Read the rest
Two Granbury High School theater arts qualified for a national competition while attending the Texas Thespian Festival in Dallas.
Making the cut for the national contest were juniors Blake Bergeman and Dakota Medlin in duet acting.
A group of theater students from GHS and Crossland Ninth Grade Center traveled to the state event at the Dallas Convention Center to view performances and attend workshops in addition to the competitions.… Read the rest
Students at Granbury High School were told to text and drive the other day.
But not the way you would think.
“We had the kids start driving (a simulator), then when they reached a good speed we had them text or take ‘selfies’ and send them,” said Brianne Langdon. “The kids crashed almost immediately when trying to take pictures of themselves.”
The GHS Student Council recently sponsored the Teens in the Driver Seat program, an initiative of the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), to promote safe driving.… Read the rest
An academic team from Granbury Middle School competed at a UIL math and science practice meet hosted by Tarleton State University on Nov. 19.
The contest only covered math and science events.
“The students represented GMS well and excelled in the competition,” commented sponsor Heather Garcia.
Students won the following honors:
Mathematics: overall – Robert Stowell Jr., first; Lauren Wallace, second; Jed Wagner, fifth; 8th grade – Robert Stowell Jr., first; Lauren Wallace, second; 7th grade – Jed Wagner, third
Number Sense: overall – Robert Stowell Jr., second; 8th grade – Robert Stowell Jr., second
Science: overall – Alex Bravo, first; Jake Chaney, third; 8th grade – Alex Bravo, first; Jake Chaney, third; 7th grade – Anna Elkins, second.… Read the rest
The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC competed at the Horned Frog Invitational rifle competition recently at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth.
Cadet Hunter Dowell posted a personal best with a score 543 out of a possible 600 in air rifle, placing 15th in the field of over 35 participants.
“This was the first time the team has shot against this caliber of shooters,” said Lt.… Read the rest
Freshmen at Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently gathered items to send to troops in Afghanistan through the Support Our Troops organization.
Support our Troops Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization that mails monthly care packages to U.S. armed forces personnel stationed overseas. The group also greets troop flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, sends gift cards to active duty soldiers at Christmas, and sends birthday cards and other written communication to troops on a regular basis.… Read the rest