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Freshman cheerleaders

September 2, 2015
Freshman cheerleaders

Crossland Ninth Grade Center freshman cheerleaders are (front from left) Rylie Rowe, Reagan Porter, Courtney Corb, Kayman Legan and Abby Gage. Back from left: Taryn Matthews, Rylee Rinehart, Sierra Mark, Ashlyn Drysdale, Emily Tipton, Bailee Twigg, Halle Brady, Alexis Limon and Lakayla Bell.

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4-H not just about animals

August 29, 2015

4-H has a lot more to offer than just showing animals at the county stock show.

4-H, the nation’s largest youth organization, is centered on teaching members life skills through projects.

In Hood County we have six clubs with a membership around 200 youth.

4-H’ers in Hood County participate in a wide variety of projects including Dog, Horse, Photography, Food Challenge, Fashion, Shooting Sports and our traditional livestock projects.

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School Briefs

August 29, 2015

Lipan open house Tuesday

Lipan junior high and high school will have open house Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to meet new Principal Steve Bryant and all of the teachers.

The night will follow a little different format than in years past. Parents will follow a simulated schedule of their child’s day.

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School tax rate stays the same

August 29, 2015

The Granbury School Board kept the tax rate the same.

The board adopted the tax rate and budget this week that includes a $1,500 teacher salary increase.

The general operating budget is $59.4 million, a decrease of $408,000 primarily due to a lower amount needed for “recapture,” as GISD will send about $4.5 million in local property tax dollars to the state for distribution to other school districts.

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Stowaways sparkle

August 29, 2015
Stowaways sparkle

The Stowaways, the dance and drill team at Granbury High School, were big winners at the American Drill Team School’s camp in Richardson. The girls won awards for home routine, spirit, best overall precision, team of the day and team of the week. Captain Gabby Munoz was honored as outstanding performer.

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Teach with treats

August 29, 2015
Teach with treats

Kindergarten teacher Kim Cheyne had her treat bucket handy for Meet the Teacher Night at Emma Roberson Elementary. Trevor Granger, 9, (middle) and his brother Tristan, 5, gladly accepted Cheyne’s offer.

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GISD welcomes seven new principals

August 19, 2015

The Granbury school district administrative roster has a different look with four new principals in the lineup.

Also, three new assistant principals will welcome students when classes begin Monday morning.

BRAWNER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

Jincy Ross is the new principal at Brawner Intermediate School, after serving as assistant principal for Granbury Middle School.

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Student support

August 19, 2015
Student support

Members of the Granbury student body shout cheers in support of the Granbury Lady Pirates volleyball team in their season opener against Mansfield Lake Ridge on Aug. 11. The game was moved to the cozy confines of Granbury Middle School because of construction, so fans were much closer to the on-court action.

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School Briefs

August 8, 2015

Baker receives degree

Lucas Baker of Granbury received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Stephen F. Austin State University during May commencement exercises.

Adams on President’s List in Denton

Michael John Adams, a 2014 graduate of Cornerstone Christian Academy, was named to the President’s List at the University of North Texas in Denton.

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Granbury ISD

August 8, 2015

Granbury ISD has announced registration schedules for new and returning students.

Parents and students will also have an opportunity to meet teachers and campus administrators.

GISD classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.

GRANBURY HIGH SCHOOL

(GRADES 10-12)

Due to summer construction at Granbury High School, some dates and times are not yet available.

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