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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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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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