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Pirate Band earns top region rating

October 22, 2014

The Granbury High School Pirate Band earned a Division I superior rating at the University Interscholastic League region marching competition Saturday at Burleson Stadium.

The “Asylum” marching show received the top rating from all three judges.

This year’s marching show features music by Hector Berlioz, Peter Graham, Pat Metheny, Sergei Profofiev and Samuel Barber.

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Cornerstone royalty

October 22, 2014
Cornerstone royalty

Kelci Kitts was named Cornerstone Christian Academy Homecoming Queen and Josh Beaird was named King in festivities Friday night. It was a sweet Homecoming football win for the Crusaders, downing Weatherford Christian, 52-34.

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Young farmers shootout

October 22, 2014
Young farmers shootout

Tolar High School sophomore Olivia Webb competes at Saturday’s Granbury Young Farmers Fall Shootout at the Granbury High School agriculture facility. The annual county livestock show is in January.

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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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