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C’stone moving: Church of Christ to share facilities

July 19, 2014

Granbury Church of Christ continues to reach out in the community.

This summer Cornerstone Christian Academy will move to the church on West Pearl Street across from the high school.

Cornerstone, a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school, has been in temporary buildings on Meander Road northeast of Granbury.

“The Granbury Church of Christ has been very gracious,” Cornerstone Head Administrator Marci Martinez said.

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Safari Susan leads the way

July 16, 2014
Safari Susan leads the way

Kids participating in the Hood County Library’s summer reading program spent Saturday afternoon with Safari Susan (above) to learn and explore scientific discoveries. Safari Susan taught attendees how to tell time without a clock using the sun dial she hand crafted herself. A lifelong lover of science, Susan Campbell founded Dallas-based Science Safari back in 1994.

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Olea this week’s contest winner

July 16, 2014

Ashley Olea is this week's winner of the Hood County News drawing contest.

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Hop to it

July 15, 2014
Hop to it

El Tesoro camp counselor Annie Wallace shows a camper, Hood County resident Dalton Ogle, how to catch frogs to use for fishing bait during the Nature Survivor Skills camp at Camp Fire’s Camp El Tesoro last week.

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Cookin’ up summertime fun

July 12, 2014
Cookin’ up summertime fun

MY OH MY I LOVE APPLE PIE! Six-year-old Patrick Baucom rolls the crust for his apple pie as his sister Sloanne Cantrell, 8, looks on. Let’s Get Cooking is a popular summer camp at Acton United Methodist Church.

GO GIBSON GIRLS!: Lilly Gibson, 6, and her sister Abby Gibson, 8, made a great pie-making team during the Wednesday session of the Let’s Get Cooking summer camp.

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Band pair attends prominent camp

July 12, 2014
Band pair attends prominent camp

CAMP PARTICIPANTS: Brennan Ross (left) and Aaron Morgan performed at Bates Recital Hall on the UT campus at the end of the summer camp.

Two Granbury High School band students attended a prominent summer camp at the University of Texas at Austin on June 23-28.

Aaron Morgan, a tuba player, and Brennan Ross, a French horn player, were invited to participate in the UT camp after both earned Division I superior ratings at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest in May.

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School Briefs

July 12, 2014

Diehl, Scroggins

receive scholarships

The Hood & Somervell County A&M Club presented $1,000 scholarships to recent high school graduates Ellie Diehl of Tolar and Chloe Scroggins of Granbury.

Diehl had a 4.46 GPA. She will begin college with 27 credit hours and will major in Food Science Technology.

Scroggins had a 4.2 GPA and was the Senior Project Manager for the Affinity F1 team that placed second at nationals in Michigan and will represent the U.S.

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Kochis receives all-state academic excellence award

July 9, 2014
Kochis receives all-state  academic excellence award

Justin Kochis, a 2014 graduate of Granbury High School, was honored on Thursday, June 12, as one of the top scholars in the state by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) at the organization’s conference in Austin.

The state educational organizational selected Kochis for the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team based on academic achievement, test scores and writing skills.

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Pranjith this week’s winner

July 9, 2014

Pranav Prajith is this week's winner of the Hood County News drawing contest.

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‘Icy summer’ theatre camp coming to GHS

July 9, 2014

Granbury youngsters are invited to join the Granbury High School theater arts program for an “Icy Summer.” The theatre camp is planned for Monday through Friday, Aug. 4-8, at GHS.

The camp is open to all students entering grades 3-8 for the incoming school years. The group will be split into three levels by grade during the camp, which will be 9 a.m.

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