Granbury FFA members recently received awards during a banquet at Granbury High School.
Top award winners
DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award – Ty Robertson
Star Greenhand Award – Alex Myers
Star Chapter Farmer Award – Taylor Phillips
Fighting Heart Award – Courtney Heathington
Top Hand Award – Cody Bedwell
Agricultural mechanics – Ty Robertson; beef cattle production – Kailey Mabery; diversified animal production – Balie Ashmore; goat production – Macey Burch; poultry production – Colten Bison; rabbit production – Katrice Johnson; sheep production – Millie Lofton; swine production – Shyla Quinlan.… Read the rest
The Granbury High School Pirate Band won sweepstakes for the fourth straight year after receiving Division I superior ratings at the UIL Region 7 concert and sightreading contest recently at Burleson High School.
The varsity wind ensemble received the top ratings from the judges in both the concert and sightreading performances.
Combined with the regional marching contest in October 2013, the band won the top prize with Division I ratings in all three parts of music competition.… Read the rest
A team of teachers and volunteers spent a workday building a new garden at Nettie Baccus Elementary School on the north side of Granbury.
The workday included building four raised cinder blocks flower beds.
They also painted a mural and assembled four outdoor tables. With the Green Thumb Project, each student will be planting an individual flower in the garden.
Grade levels will be responsible for the maintenance of their sections following earth science curriculum and seasonal planting guidelines.… Read the rest
and INTERMEDIATE schools
Students are required to select a fruit and vegetable choice each day. Milk is also served.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
or Spaghetti and Sauce
Crispito or Salad
Bosco Sticks or Pirate S’wich
Chicken Rings or Salad
Cheeseburger or Yogurt Plate
Popcorn Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Hot Roll, Fruit, Milk.… Read the rest
Granbury elementary students were big winners at the 25th Annual Texas Woman’s University Science Fair.
“Congratulations to all your winners,” commented TWU project coordinator Anna Ryan, who noted that Granbury ISD had more wins than any other school district participating.
Four students won awards with individual projects in the grade-level competition:
5th Grade: Cory Lyden, Mambrino School, Best in Grade for “Soda Panel”
4th Grade: Alex Call, Oak Woods School, Best in Grade for “Oil Spill Clean-Up”
3rd Grade: Averie Coffman, 2nd in Grade for “Soggy Britches”
2nd Grade: Cadence Morisette, Mambrino School, Best in Grade for “Better Butter”
For group projects by students in grades 4-6, Corbin King and Austin Morgan – two Oak Woods fourth graders – won Best Group for a project “The Stroop Effect.”
Acton Elementary School third graders True Hughes and Brady Pomeroy won the Best Group award among students in grades K-3 for their “How Clean is Clean?” project.… Read the rest
Tolar High School Principal Bucky Wood will be heading north of the Red River.
He and his family will continue to reside in Hood County, but Wood’s work will take him to Guthrie, Okla.
He’ll be working for a private business management company with two lifelong friends.
Wood recently resigned, effective June 30.
He’s finishing 21 years in education, the last six as Tolar High School principal.… Read the rest