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FFA dinner, auction Thursday

October 4, 2014

The Granbury FFA is hosting its annual Dinner and Auction on Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Granbury High School cafeteria.

Tickets are $25 and are valid for two persons to the barbecue dinner.

The tickets are on sale now, and only 450 total tickets will be sold. In addition to a silent auction, there will be a big door prize – a smoker on a trailer.

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Roberson holds Green Apple School Day Event

October 4, 2014
Roberson holds Green Apple School Day Event

Emma Roberson Elementary School students enjoyed a number of fun outside activities for the Green Apple Day Event on Friday, Sept. 26. Led by staff from Camp Grady Spruce, the outdoor education activities centered on seed development, the food chain and wellness. Various grade levels also have project based learning initiatives related to these topics, according to counselor Megan Guidry.

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GHS sophomores to attend leadership seminar

October 4, 2014

Granbury High School sophomores Payton Holmgreen and Katie Tull have been selected to attend the 2015 North Texas Seminar of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program.

The conference will be held on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington in June 2015.

The GHS students are sponsored by the Granbury Optimist Club.

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GHS National Honor Society inducts 75 new members

October 4, 2014
GHS National Honor Society inducts 75 new members

Seventy-five Granbury High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony held Monday in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.

Selection was based on the four criteria of the organization: scholarship, leadership, service and character.

Students must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.75 as well as the recommendation of the faculty.

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Tolar Homecoming 2014

October 1, 2014
Tolar Homecoming 2014

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Granbury choir students advance to regional auditions

September 24, 2014
Granbury choir students advance to regional auditions

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Choir students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently participated in the first step toward qualifying for the All-State Choirs. The Region 7 district auditions were held on Sept. 13 at Cleburne High School

Fifty-seven students qualified for the regional auditions, which will be held on Saturday, Oct.

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Special graduate

September 24, 2014
Special graduate

Ronda Furer received her Master’s Degree in Education, with honors, in Charlotte, North Carolina on Aug. 16. She is a graduate of Granbury High School and Tarleton State University. Her parents traveled from Granbury to join her for this special celebration.

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Food for funds

September 24, 2014
Food for funds

Chase Johnson (left) and Ronnie Hansen of Southwest Securities FSB won Best of Show Saturday night at the second annual 50 Fellas Foodfest held at Granbury Reunion Grounds. Event coordinators said between 600 and 700 people attended the event that raised over $60,000 for the Granbury ISD Education Foundation to fund innovative teaching grants and other programs to support GISD teachers and students.

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School board recognizes Marine corps JROTC

September 24, 2014
School board recognizes Marine corps JROTC

Granbury School Board trustees honored the Marine Corps JROTC unit at Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center for being named a Naval Honor School. Of the 238 schools throughout the nation, only 20 percent of Marine Corps JROTC programs received this recognition. The Granbury unit, which was one of 10 in the 53-school region selected for the honor, last received the recognition in 2008.

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Granbury High School Juniors Aspire To Reach New Heights

September 20, 2014
Granbury High School Juniors Aspire To Reach New Heights

Junior Leadership Granbury participants were worn out (some more than others) after a team building retreat recently at the Riverbend Retreat Center in Glen Rose. The retreat included activities such as low-ropes course, zip line and archery. The students will meet monthly through May 2015 with sessions focusing on various topics including visiting with city and county leaders, visiting local businesses, meeting with school officials, and learning about the services offered by local charities.

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