Band students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently competed in the UIL Region 7 solo and ensemble contest. The contest was held Feb. 22 at Crowley High School.
Twelve soloists are advancing to the Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest on May 24 and 26 in Austin.
Soloists earning a trip to state are: Alexis Baker, marimba; Cadence Chiappe, marimba; Chandler Chiappe, snare drum; Trace Chiappe, marimba; BreAnne Daly, marimba; Reagan Hall, marimba; Justin Kochis, marimba; Katie McKamy, marimba; Aaron Morgan, tuba; Brennan Ross, French horn; Randy Sillivent, marimba; Derrick Singer, marimba.… Read the rest
The WATCH D.O.G. program is coming to Nettie Baccus Elementary School.
The Dads of Great Students (DOGS) program is an initiative of the National Center for Fathering that began in 1998 to organize fathers and father figures in order to provide positive male role models for students and to enhance school security. Fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers, uncles and others volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal.… Read the rest
The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC precision team competed in its first-ever national competition during the JROTC Service Championships on Feb. 14-16 in Anniston, Ala.
The team is composed of Granbury High School students Rebecca Anderson, Hunter Dowell, Stephen Schofield and Tyler Morrissette.
During the two-day competition, the team shot at total of 4501 points coming in fourth place, barely missing a bronze medal by 18 points.… Read the rest
Fourth-graders at Oak Woods School had an opportunity to meet Sam Houston and other figures from Texas history during a presentation recently.
The students listened to talks from Houston along with Davy Crockett and Susanna Dickinson.
“These amazing volunteers brought Texas history alive by dressing in costume and giving interesting accounts and stories of the lives they led during such an important time in our state’s history,” commented teacher Keryn Herbold.… Read the rest
Sharay Boynton, executive director of finance for Granbury ISD, has announced her departure effective at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
“I appreciate the friendships that I have established and opportunities that I have had over the past 22 years serving Granbury ISD students, staff and community,” Boynton said. “I am proud of the part that I have played in the financial well-being of the district.… Read the rest
Granbury High School students Cameron Hastings and Kiersten Mathis performed with All-State ensembles to close the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) state conference at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio on Feb. 15.
An alto saxophone player, Hastings performed with the TMEA All-State 5A Concert Band under the direction of Roby George, associate professor of music and director of bands at Indiana State University.… Read the rest
Granbury elementary and intermediate schools will hold open house from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4.
“Our children have planned many special activities to demonstrate the learning taking place every day,” said Superintendent James Largent. “This observance gives us a chance to shine a light on our students and their outstanding achievements. We invite everyone into our schools so they can see how we are preparing students to meet the challenges of the future.”
The open house will be held at Acton Elementary School, Baccus Elementary School, Brawner Intermediate School, Mambrino School, Oak Woods School and Roberson Elementary School.… Read the rest
Laverty receives bachelor’s from SFA
Dakota Laverty of Granbury has earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration at Stephen F. Austin State University.
thompson listed on
OBU Honor Roll
Granbury resident Kathleen Thompson, a junior news and information major, was named to Oklahoma Baptist University’s President’s Honor Roll for the fall semester. To qualify, students must maintain semester GPA of 3.7 or higher to be added to the president’s honor roll.… Read the rest