JROTC cadets from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center recently celebrated the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.
The event was held at Granbury High School.
The ceremony included the cutting of a birthday cake as well as the reading of a message from General James F. Amos, the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Tradition includes the first piece being presented to the oldest Marine (or cadet) present.… Read the rest
Retired Granbury educator Nancy Alana recently spoke to students at Oak Woods School about a book she has written.
The book, “The Lost Treasure of Lincoln County: A Great American Adventure,” is historical fiction but is based in part on Alana’s ancestors, the Siffords, who immigrated to America from Germany in 1753.
Alana told the schoolchildren that she was inspired to write the book to increase patriotism and pride in the United States.… Read the rest
Brawner Intermediate School students were joined by Granbury police officers recently for the Scarecrow Scamper.
The running and walking event helps raise funds for the school as students earn money through pledges for each lap they complete. Together with the school PTO, the student leaders hope to gather enough money for an electronic school marquee.
Granbury police officers encouraged the youngsters throughout the event, which was designed to promote fitness and exercise.… Read the rest
A team from Granbury High School competed at the ninth World Finals of the F1 in Schools competition on Nov. 10-12 at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin just prior to the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix.
Competing as Lone Star Racing, GHS joined students from Austin Akins High School as a combined team.
The combined team won Best Team Identity honoring the group for things such as uniforms, professionalism and sportsmanship.… Read the rest
Coker in the McMurry Percussion Ensemble
Courtney Coker, a junior English major from Granbury, will be participating with the McMurry University Percussion Ensemble for 2013-14.
GISD OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER WORKDAY
The GISD Outdoor Learning Center at Acton Middle School will have a workday today (Saturday) at the following times:
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Recommended items to bring are gloves, rakes, brush clearing tools, socket set, power drills or cordless sets and wheel barrows.… Read the rest
STARS Accelerated High School honored the first student who completed all coursework as well as all state requirements to earn their high school diploma during an informal ceremony on Oct. 25.
William Jeffrey is the first graduate of the 2013-14 school year. He will be among those participating in fall graduation exercises set for Thursday, Dec. 19, at Acton Baptist Church.… Read the rest
Colten Bison, a Granbury High School junior and state president of the Texas 4-H Council, addressed the Central Texas County Judges and Commissioners Conference last Wednesday in Waco.
Bison is a member of Lake Granbury 4-H. As state president, he serves on the state leadership team and represents the 4-H program throughout the year at many different events such as livestock shows, banquets, Texas 4-H Roundup and Texas 4-H Congress, according to Hood County Extension Agent Brianne Langdon.… Read the rest