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GISD School Board hears academic accountability report

September 20, 2014

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a state academic accountability report during its regular monthly meeting on Monday.

Assistant Superintendent Carol Howard reported that the district and all campuses met the state accountability standard. The system, which was developed by the Texas Education Agency last year, incorporates student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and post-secondary readiness.

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Lunch Menus

September 20, 2014

GRANBURY ELEMENTARY and INTERMEDIATE SCHOOLS

Monday

Chicken Rings or Cheese Bread Stick, Tator Tots, Fruit Cocktail, Tossed Salad, Milk.

Tuesday

Corndog or Grilled Cheese, Pork and Beans, Carrot Sticks,

Applesauce, Milk.

Wednesday

Pepperoni Pizza or Cheese Pizza, Corn, Tossed Salad, Juice, Milk.

Thursday

Nachos or Chef Salad with Roll, Pinto Beans, Tossed Salad, Sour Lemon Raisins, Milk.

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Third-graders thank first responders

September 20, 2014

Third-graders at Acton Elementary School are sending letters to emergency personnel in honor of National First Responders Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. Teachers selected the top letters for publication.

Dear Policemen,

Thank you for risking your lives for us and thank you for protecting Granbury.

Sincerely,

Alan

Ms. Adam’s 3rd Grade Class

Dear Firefighters,

Thank you for keeping Granbury safe, working hour after hour, and taking care of our town.

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Hood County 4-H starting a new year

September 20, 2014

You may have heard someone talking about 4-H and thinking to yourself, “Those are the kids who show animals.”

You are correct, but what you may not have realized is 4-H has a lot more to offer than just showing animals.

4-H is one of the nation’s largest youth organizations and is centered on teaching its members life skills through projects.

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‘Pippin’ coming to GHS this fall

September 17, 2014
‘Pippin’ coming to GHS this fall

Fine arts students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center will present the musical “Pippin” on Oct. 23 and 25-28.

The performances in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center will be:

Thursday, Oct. 23 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 25 – 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 26 – 2 p.m.

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Mini cheer camp on Oct. 3

September 17, 2014

Granbury High School cheerleaders are hosting a Cheer Mini-Camp on Friday, Oct. 3, in the GHS cafeteria. The camp is open to girls and boys in kindergarten through sixth grade.

The camp will be held from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Early registration is due by Wednesday, Sept. 17, to the Granbury Cheer Booster Club.

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Police Explorers open to ages 14-20

September 17, 2014

Hood County Police Explorers is holding an informational meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at the EOC building, located at 401 Deputy Larry Miller Drive (across from the sheriff’s office).

The Police Explorers program is for young men and women with an interest in learning more about law enforcement. It provides youth a variety of insights with the law enforcement career through a mixture of hands-on training and classroom education.

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Cornerstone remembers

September 13, 2014
Cornerstone remembers

Cornerstone Christian Academy held a 9/11 remembrance service Thursday. Students (from left) Emily Monson, Taryn Hurst and Daniel Martinez lead students with a moment of silence. Granbury Police Department Chaplain John Knox spoke to students about the Dallas Stair Climb in remembrance of those who died on 9/11 after terrorists attacked America.

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Homecoming set for Oct. 6-10

September 13, 2014
Homecoming set for Oct. 6-10

Homecoming 2014 for Granbury High School will be Oct. 6-10.

The Homecoming parade with the superhero-inspired theme of “Marvel-ous Victory” will begin at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6. The parade will be staged at Decker Field and will proceed from Hannaford Street west down Pearl Street to the high school.

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School Briefs

September 13, 2014

GMS To Host Open House

on September 22

Granbury Middle School will hold Open House on Monday, Sept. 22. Teachers and staff will welcome students and parents in their classrooms from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Texas A&M student

on Dean’s Honor Roll

Mallory J. Bersi, a sophomore at Texas A&M University who hails from Granbury, was recognized on the Dean’s Honor Roll.

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