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Lunch Menus Sept. 1-5

August 30, 2014

TOLAR ISD

Tuesday

Mini Corn Dogs, Oven-Fried Okra, Fruit, Milk.

Wednesday

Ravioli, Bread Stick, Carrots, Celery, Ranch Dressing, Fruit, Milk.

Thursday

Chicken Crispito, Boiled Egg, Pinto Beans, Fruit, Milk.

Friday

Hamburger or Cheeseburger, Tator Tots, Salad, Fruit, Milk.

LIPAN ISD

Tuesday

Popcorn Chicken, Potatoes, Blackeyed Peas, Rolls, Peaches, Milk.

Wednesday

Mini Corn Dogs, Macaroni and Cheese, Ranch Beans, Pineapples, Milk.

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Special graduate

August 23, 2014
Special graduate

Austin Akerley, a Granbury High School student who completed his high school education in three years, was honored at a special reception on Friday, Aug. 15. He plans to attend Weatherford College and then major in computer engineering at Texas A&M University. Akerley celebrated the achievement with parents Barry and Shelley Akerley, grandparents Billy and Laneal James, and numerous Granbury teachers, counselors and administrators.

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Affinity F1 nears fundraising goal

August 23, 2014

Affinity F1, the Formula One in Schools team from Granbury High School, is nearing the fundraising goal of $40,000 in order to fund their trip to the 2014 World Finals.

The students placed second at the national competition on May 16-17 at the Michigan International Speedway and will be one of two teams representing the United States in the world finals on Nov.

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Back in session

August 23, 2014
Back in session

Students in Lois Askew’s third-grade class at Lakeside Bapist Academy (from left) Connor Moore, Isabella Vasquez, Elijah Sprayberry, Elizabeth Long and Nathan Berry were ready to get started on their first day of class Tuesday. Registration continues into next week at Lakeside, which opened its doors seven years ago. Regular hours for students returning to school on Monday are as follows:

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Students ready to learn in new school year

August 20, 2014
Students ready to learn in new school year

Students ready to learn in new school year

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The Giving Tween

August 16, 2014
The Giving Tween

Reagan Chandler, 10, has collected almost 80 pairs of shoes to donate to the Clothes Closet in Tolar over the past three years. The Tolar Elementary student got the idea while watching a Disney Channel program. The idea was later fermented when Chandler participated in the Rachel’s Challenge Program, which encourages acts of kindness.

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GISD trustees adopt new GPA policy, give 2 percent raise to support staff

August 16, 2014

The Granbury School Board has adopted policies affecting student grade-point averages and class rank. The board also reviewed the proposed 2014-15 budget.

The GPA and class rank changes take effect this year with the incoming freshmen. Students at Granbury High School will complete their high school education under the prior system.

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Varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders announced

August 16, 2014
Varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders announced

Varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders for Granbury High School have been named for the school year. The varsity squad will be led by Harper Clements. Junior varsity cheerleaders will be led by captains Caitlynn Sabin and Hayden Miller. GHS Cheer sponsors for the 2014-15 season are Tonya Johnson and Landree Page.

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Rifle team shines at marksmanship camp

August 16, 2014
Rifle team shines at marksmanship camp

Granbury Marine Corps JROTC rifle team members competed in the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Junior Rifle Camps recently in Kerr-ville.

During the camp, shooters were coached and counseled by Olympians and members of collegiate rifle teams. Participants were trained in various exercises, training routines, nutrition techniques, mental relaxation techniques, rifle maintenance and the psychology of shooting.

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Opening day

August 16, 2014
Opening day

Third-grader Hana Taff (middle) and schoolmates enjoy the first day of school at North Central Texas Academy. The school, located off Highway 144 south of Granbury, opened with 175 students Wednesday.

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