Roberson Elementary School students are holding clothing drives to benefit the Rainbow Room, a local charitable organization.
The drive was conducted in recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month.
Students collected over 1,100 pairs of children’s underwear. Another drive will be held later in the month for other children’s clothing items.
“It is amazing to see our kids so excited about helping others,” commented intervention specialist Stacey Voss.… Read the rest
Sierra Endsley from Tolar Junior High School won first place in the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7835 patriotic essay contest.
Christian Jones from Granbury Middle School was also recognized for his essay.
Through the Patriot’s Pen contest, students in sixth through eighth grades draft 300- to 400-word essays, expressing their views based on an annual theme.… Read the rest
Justin Kochis, a senior at Granbury High School, was named one of the top scholars in the state.
The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) made the selection.
The state educational organization selected Kochis for the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team based on academic achievement, test scores and writing skills.
Only 18 were chosen for the team from among numerous outstanding young scholars.… Read the rest
Granbury, Tolar and Lipan schools have announced dates for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten registration.
According to Granbury ISD spokesperson Jeff Meador, kindergarten and prekindergarten registration is held earlier than other grades because the number of new students can significantly fluctuate from year to year. Spring registration allows schools extra time to add more classrooms and teachers if necessary.
Students in all districts must be at least 5 years old on or before Sept.… Read the rest
Granbury Schools To Dismiss Early On Friday
Granbury ISD schools will dismiss early on Friday, which is the last day of the fifth six weeks grading period. Elementary and intermediate campuses will dismiss at 11:45 a.m. The middle schools, Crossland Ninth Grade Center and Granbury High School will dismiss at 1 p.m. All STARS Accelerated High School students will meet for the morning session from 8:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.… Read the rest
A Granbury High School team is advancing to national competition in the Formula 1 in Schools competition after winning grand champion honors at the Texas regional contest this past weekend at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.
Affinity F1 team members are students in career and technical education classes: Chloe Scroggins, project manager; Ian McMasters, manufacturing engineer; Christina Hager, resource manager; Tyler Johnson, graphic designer; and Hayden Coppenbarger and Tommy Wallace, design engineers.… Read the rest
The Blue Bolt 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday at Granbury Middle School. The event begins at 8 a.m.
Proceeds benefit the Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center. The mission of the PRCAC is to promote the healing of child abuse victims – one child at a time.
The PRCAC serves Hood, Somervell and Erath counties.
Online registration forms are available at www.paluxyrivercac.org and www.racedayeventsservices.com.… Read the rest
Brawner Intermediate School’s “Healthy Living Texas Style” health fair included over 45 community services offering helpful information on fitness, health and nutrition as well as information for local summer activities. One of those in attendance last week was Emma Roberson Elementary School kindergartner Preston Kirkland, who enjoyed the fitness stations in the gym during the evening fair.… Read the rest