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GHS Affinity F1 team wins national title

May 23, 2015
GHS Affinity F1 team wins national title

Affinity F1, a Formula One in Schools team from Granbury High School, left other teams in the dust last weekend, winning the national competition in Michigan.

The team will travel to Singapore in September to compete in the 2015 World Finals.

It will be the third consecutive year that Granbury has been represented at the World Finals.

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Tolar students compete in Austin

May 23, 2015
Tolar students compete in Austin

After an outstanding performance at the regional academic meet, Tolar High School had eight students qualify to compete next Tuesday and Wednesday at the UIL State Academic Meet in Austin.

The THS Social Studies team consisting of seniors John Cox and Hannah Rodgers, junior Casey Key and freshman Abby Leatherman, finished first at the regional championship.

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Lipan qualifiers

May 23, 2015
Lipan qualifiers

Lipan has two seniors returning to Austin for the UIL State Academic Meet next week. Tanden Foust placed 1st in Spelling and Vocabulary to advance for a second straight year in this event. His score was an 89 at district and an 86 at regionals. Niquel Barnett placed 1st in Feature Writing at district as well as regionals.

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Holmgreen named finalist for GISD assistant superintendent

May 23, 2015

Ron Holmgreen, principal of Crossland Ninth Grade Center, has been named finalist to be Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services in Granbury ISD.

“Ron has done a great job since coming to GISD. He has quickly gained the trust and respect of our administrative team as well as his staff and students at Crossland,” said superintendent Dr.

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‘Footloose’ thrills audience

May 16, 2015
‘Footloose’ thrills audience

Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center fine arts students presented the musical “Footloose” at the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Dakota Medlin (above) and Brynn Deger led the cast as Ren and Ariel.

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‘Footloose’ thrills audience

May 16, 2015
‘Footloose’ thrills audience

Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center fine arts students presented the musical “Footloose” at the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Dakota Medlin (above) and Brynn Deger led the cast as Ren and Ariel.

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AMS Honors Band shines at Beach Within Reach Festival

May 16, 2015
AMS Honors Band shines at Beach Within Reach Festival

The Acton Middle School honors band won a superior rating at the Beach Within Reach Band Festival on April 30 at Richland High School. The band received top marks from all judges at the invitational competition. This follows the ensemble receiving sweepstakes honors at UIL concert and sightreading contest in April.

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Brown moving to Mambrino as principal

May 16, 2015

Stacie Brown, principal of Brawner Intermediate School, will still be a school leader in Granbury ISD for the 2015-16 school year but will be serving students at Mambrino School.

“In talking to the staff at Mambrino about their needs and wants for a new principal, I think Stacie’s proven leadership style, philosophies and actions match perfectly,” commented Superintendent James Largent.

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Summer tech camp planned for middle schoolers

May 16, 2015

The Granbury ISD career and technical education department will host a Gateway to Technology summer camp on June 15-18 for students who will be in middle school during the 2015-16 school year.

The tech camp is open to all students who will be in grades 6-8 at Acton Middle School or Granbury Middle School next school year.

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Acton Middle School pupils selected for honor choir

May 16, 2015

Two eighth-graders from Acton Middle School were recently selected to join the Middle School/Junior High Honor Choir of the Texas Choral Directors Association (TCDA).

Selected for the state honor choir are tenor singers Garin Brassie and Christopher Willis.

The students will learn music and will join 200 other students from across Texas for a performance at the upcoming TCDA state convention.

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