Future Farmers of America students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently shined in the Lake Whitney District LDE competition in Cleburne.
The Granbury FFA advanced five teams and won third overall in sweepstakes.
Advancing to the Area VIII contest at Robinson High School are teams in Agricultural Issues Forum, Agricultural Advocacy, FFA Quiz – Senior Level, Chapter Conducting – Junior Level, and FFA Quiz – Junior Level.… Read the rest
STARS Accelerated High School will hold fall graduation exercises on Thursday, Dec. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. at Acton Baptist Church.
Receiving their high school diplomas will be students completing all coursework and meeting other state and local requirements.
The graduates are enrolled in either the school’s regular program or an adult high school serving individuals aged 18-25 seeking to complete their high school education.… Read the rest
Thirty students from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School were selected for the All-Region Band.
They were chosen during tryouts held recently at Cleburne High School.
The group was among 900 junior high and middle school students competing in Region 7.
Region 7 is composed of schools in Fort Worth and extending west to Brownwood.
Students qualifying for the region band were:
Symphonic Band – Kyle Beck, trumpet; Lauren Boleng, flute; Jaxon Castillo, tuba; Meghan Childers, percussion; Ian Cone, French horn; Andrew Dunn, trumpet; Alex Inbody, clarinet; Cameron Loveless, symphonic band; Hannah Myers, oboe; Bethany Pavelick, bassoon; Tyler Rau, percussion; Rayni Skaggs, clarinet; Lauren Wallace, percussion.… Read the rest
Choir students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center performed at the All-Region and All-District choir clinic and concert recently at the Weatherford High School auditorium.
Performing with the region choir were Cody Bridges, Baylee Davis, Brynn Deger, Makenzie Kane, Alondra Martinez, Kiersten Mathis, Dakota Medlin, Kaitlyn Meinershagen, Cody Mullican, Kendon Parker, Taunton Puckett, Edward Ramirez, Joel Reid, Deanna Rupp, Sofia Taylor, Mercy Whites, and Zach Zagrocki.… Read the rest
The GHS Pirate Band drumline rose to the top at the Lone Star Classic drumline contest.
The event was recently held at Marcus High School in Flower Mound.
The drumline placed first in a standstill division featuring schools from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The group also won awards for Best Tenor Line and Best Bass Line.
The competition is considered the “state championship” of the high school drumline community, according to GHS percussion director Tahlequah Kirk.… Read the rest