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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

weekend

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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Cornerstone school open house wednesday

August 9, 2014

It’s that time of year again.

Summer’s about over, and children will be going back to school.

Granbury, Lipan, Primier and Tolar classes start in two weeks – Monday, Aug. 25.

North Central Texas Academy begins Wednesday. Cornerstone Christian Academy starts Aug. 18, and SHAPE Academy begins Aug. 19.

Cornerstone will be in a new building.

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Operation School Supplies Resource Fair set for Aug. 14

August 2, 2014

This year’s Operation School Supplies Resource Fair has a lot to offer students who are headed back to school later this month.

Parents and guardians who have registered to receive school supplies for qualified students can pick up their supply packets at the resource fair, which will be held from 9 a.m.

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School briefs

August 2, 2014

Snider graduates from TCU

After successfully completing degree requirements at TCU, Amy Snider from Granbury, received a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in both English and political science with a women’s studies emphasis. Also, Amy graduated magna cum laude and was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list. In the fall, Amy will be attending the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver for her master’s degree.

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School Calendar

August 2, 2014

Monday, Aug. 4

GISD:NEW student registration at following schools:

• GHS, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Crossland Ninth Grade Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

• Middle schools, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m

• Elementary schools, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.

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So ready for school!

August 2, 2014
So ready for school!

Eight-year-old Madison Ice (right) and her cousin Tyler Netherton, 12, had a great time finding all the supplies they’ll need for the upcoming school year, which will be here before we know it. New student registration begins next week in Granbury, and this year the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug.

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FFA members earn gold at state convention

July 26, 2014
FFA members earn gold at state convention

HONORED AT STATE CONVENTION: FFA students (left to right) are Taylor Phillips, Sarah Spradlin, Savannah Shelnutt, Gracie Thomas, Kena Williams, Sam Spradlin, Sean Keys, Courtney Heathington, EB Hull, Alex Myers and Macey Burch.

Granbury FFA students received numerous state awards, as the chapter members attended the 86th Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth.

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