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Operation School Supplies

August 13, 2014
Operation School Supplies

Volunteer coordinator Virginia Conner packs school supplies into the last of many bags to be distributed at the Operation School Supplies Resource Fair, scheduled for tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center on East Pearl Street near the City Beach. In addition to school supplies, the resource fair offers free haircuts, immunizations, vision tests and lots of free goodies for children who are headed back to school this month.

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Free lunches still available in some areas

August 13, 2014

The Granbury school district and area volunteers have served almost 24,000 free meals this summer in conjunction with the Healthy Kids program; however, the official district-run program ended last week so that child nutrition employees can go through required training and prepare cafeterias for students, according to school spokesman Jeff Meador.

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Local Boys & Girls Club waives weekly fees this fall

August 13, 2014

The kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County have successfully made it around the world in 54 days – at least, in the classroom.

The theme of this summer’s camp was Around The World In 54 Days, and what a ride it has been! The staff has been busy teaching the kids all about the four corners of the world, from the chilly Arctic Circle all the way to the wild jungles of the Amazon.

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School Calendar

August 9, 2014

Monday, Aug. 11

GISD:

• Sophomores pick up schedules at GHS, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Sophomore orientation, GHS, 6 p.m.

TOLAR ISD:

•High school registration, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NORTH CENTRAL TX ACADEMY:

•Meet the Teacher Night, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

LIPAN ISD:

•Junior high, high school registration, 9 a.m.

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Project registration

August 9, 2014
Project registration

Granbury High School seniors lined up Thursday morning to complete the registration process for their senior year. Tristan Campbell (left) and Jessica English fill out the paperwork for Project Graduation. Granbury juniors registered on Friday, and sophomores can pick up their schedules at GHS on Monday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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James Largent: Get involved with our schools

August 9, 2014

What a great time to be a Granbury Pirate! Over the past two years, we have been working hard to plan the future of GISD. With our G2020 strategic plan now in place, the successful passage of our bond issue and the advanced curriculum we continue to expand, students in GISD have more opportunities than ever before to have a well-rounded and world-class education that prepares them for life.

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School Briefs

August 9, 2014

Two new assistant principals join GISD

Amanda Burruel, a former assistant principal at Cleburne High School, is a new assistant principal at Granbury High School. Kelley Phillips is moving to the office after teaching third grade at Brawner Intermediate School since 2010.

Burruel replaces Victor Sauceda at the high school, while Phillips succeeds Brian Tewell at Brawner.

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Tax-free weekend continues

August 9, 2014

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The annual sales tax holiday created to help parents save money on back-to-school supplies and clothing ends when stores throughout the state close for business tomorrow.

Most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 are exempt from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend this weekend.

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Education scholarships awarded

August 9, 2014
Education scholarships awarded

The Hood County Retired School Personnel Association recently awarded scholarships to local college students students majoring in education. This year’s recipients were Lauren Elise Greer, who is scheduled to graduate from Tarleton State University in May of 2015; Cullen Hayworth, who is scheduled to graduate from Hardin-Simmons University in May of 2015; and Seth Riddle, who is scheduled to graduate from Tarleton State University in December of 2014.

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Marsha Grissom

August 9, 2014

This upcoming school year will be our fifth year in operation. During this time we have continuously offered a quality education for all students that have entered our doors.

Having a capacity of 150 students enables us to offer not only a strong academic program, but a culture that builds relationships with students rich in character development, community spirit and individual success.

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