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Roundtable discussion

October 18, 2014
Roundtable discussion

Oak Woods School third- and fourth-graders heard from Huckabee structural engineer Tyler McFarlin this week during a presentation on various forms of erosion such as wind, air, water and gas. McFarlin discussed methods that architects and construction managers utilize to prevent damage to buildings – such as well-built foundations and retaining walls.

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School Briefs

October 18, 2014

GRANBURY STUDENTS MAKE REGION AND DISTRICT CHOIRS

Thirteen choir students from Granbury High School recently advanced another step toward making the Texas Music Educators Association all-state choirs at auditions held last Saturday at Burleson High School. An additional 26 students qualified for the district choir.

Of the group, sophomore Kiersten Mathis earned first-chair honors among Alto 2 singers.

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GHS Band in Burleson marching contest today

October 18, 2014

The GHS Pirate Band will perform at the UIL regional marching contest at 2 p.m. today in Burleson.

The ensemble advanced to the finals with its “Asylum” marching show at the 27th Annual DeSoto Invitational Marching Classic last weekend.

Granbury finished sixth in the preliminary round and qualified for the finals, improving to fifth overall in the official rankings.

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Freshmen win Campus College Contest

October 18, 2014
Freshmen win Campus College Contest

Crossland Ninth Grade Center art students promoted colleges and universities through a campus competition on Oct. 3. “At Crossland, we strive to help students become college ready,” commented art teacher Kellyn Reid. The art students created posters to promote different colleges across the state of Texas as well as across the United States.

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Granbury Homecoming

October 15, 2014
Granbury Homecoming

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Holocaust survivor to students: ‘Never, ever, ever, ever, give up’

October 11, 2014
Holocaust survivor to students: ‘Never, ever, ever, ever, give up’

“You can never catch a disease if you don’t know what it is!”

That was the response 86-year-old Max Glauben, a Holocaust survivor, gave to a student when he was asked if he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Despite his horrifying experiences, Glauben remains in good humor.

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, the Dallas resident came to Tolar High School to share his heart-wrenching stories and experiences with the student body and faculty members.

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GISD Hall of Famers to be recognized

October 8, 2014

Two former students, a former educator and a community organization will be inducted into the Granbury ISD Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame during halftime festivities at homecoming Friday.

A reception will precede the game, at 5:30 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.

Brad Hunstable

A 1997 graduate of GHS, Brad Hunstable learned the art of technology at an early age – creating a large dial-up bulletin board system when he was just 11.

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FFA dinner, auction Thursday

October 4, 2014

The Granbury FFA is hosting its annual Dinner and Auction on Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Granbury High School cafeteria.

Tickets are $25 and are valid for two persons to the barbecue dinner.

The tickets are on sale now, and only 450 total tickets will be sold. In addition to a silent auction, there will be a big door prize – a smoker on a trailer.

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Roberson holds Green Apple School Day Event

October 4, 2014
Roberson holds Green Apple School Day Event

Emma Roberson Elementary School students enjoyed a number of fun outside activities for the Green Apple Day Event on Friday, Sept. 26. Led by staff from Camp Grady Spruce, the outdoor education activities centered on seed development, the food chain and wellness. Various grade levels also have project based learning initiatives related to these topics, according to counselor Megan Guidry.

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GHS sophomores to attend leadership seminar

October 4, 2014

Granbury High School sophomores Payton Holmgreen and Katie Tull have been selected to attend the 2015 North Texas Seminar of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program.

The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington in June 2015.

The GHS students are sponsored by the Granbury Optimist Club.

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