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Tolar principal Wood resigns

April 19, 2014
Tolar principal Wood resigns

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

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Hosa students compete at state

April 19, 2014
Hosa students compete at state

Three Granbury High School students (pictured from left) Paige Tull, Josh Brazzell and Kayla Ortiz, recently participated in competitive events at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) state leadership conference in San Antonio. Tull and Brazzell competed in Community Engagement Response Team while Ortiz competed in physical therapy. HOSA promotes career opportunities in the health care industry.Read the rest

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Graduation set for May 29

April 19, 2014

With just over a month left in the school year, the Granbury High School Class of 2014 is making preparations for graduation.

Graduates will receive their diplomas at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

A baccalaureate service is set for 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Read the rest

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Paws for effect

April 19, 2014
Paws for effect

Mambrino kindergarten students presented a purr-fectly imaginative music earlier this month, entitled “Kitty Cat School and Shelter.” The program featured the youngsters dressed as felines and singing cat-themed songs directed by music teacher Bonnie Oates.Read the rest

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Baccus builds flower garden

April 19, 2014
Baccus builds flower garden

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

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School Menus

April 19, 2014

GRANBURY ELEMENTARy

and INTERMEDIATE schools

Students are required to select a fruit and vegetable choice each day. Milk is also served.

Monday

Spaghetti and Meatballs

or Spaghetti and Sauce

Tuesday

Crispito or Salad

Wednesday

Bosco Sticks or Pirate S’wich

Thursday

Chicken Rings or Salad

Friday

Cheeseburger or Yogurt Plate

TOLAR ELEMENTARY

Monday

Popcorn Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, Hot Roll, Fruit, Milk.Read the rest

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Granbury choirs claim sweepstakes honors

April 19, 2014
Granbury choirs claim sweepstakes honors

Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center choirs (pictured above) excelled during the Region 7 UIL concert and sightreading contest held earlier this month at Fort Worth Southwest High School and Weatherford High School. The GHS varsity mixed choir, the GHS varsity ladies choir, and the Crossland ladies choir all earned the top recognition – Division I superior ratings for both their concert and sightreading performances.Read the rest

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Eight area students shine at regional science fair

April 19, 2014

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

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Top middle school bands win sweepstakes honors

April 16, 2014
Top middle school bands win sweepstakes honors

The top bands from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School earned sweepstakes honors at the UIL concert and sightreading contest held at Burleson Centennial High School.

Earning sweepstakes were the AMS honors band and the GMS symphonic band, which both received Division I superior ratings for their stage and sightreading performances.

This marks the first time in Granbury ISD band history that both middle schools have received the sweepstakes award, according to Granbury High School Band Director Mark Eastin in congratulating both middle school ensembles.Read the rest

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Healthy Kids summer lunch program to begin June 3

April 16, 2014

The Healthy Kids summer lunch program will begin on Tuesday, June 3.

Free lunches will be available to all area children 18 years old and younger.

“To eat, just show up,” said organizer Micky Shearon, who serves as president of sponsoring organization Operation School Supplies.

Healthy Kids is a collaboration between community volunteers and the Granbury ISD child nutrition department. Local church volunteers pick up the meals at a central location and deliver them to the feeding sites.Read the rest

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