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High School Musical Jr. coming to GMS stage

November 1, 2014

Granbury Middle School theater students will present High School Musical Jr. on Dec. 5, 6 and 8. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Admission is $7 at the door.

According to a synopsis from Music Theatre International, “It’s the first day after winter break at East High.

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Brawner kids run for Scarecrow Scamper

October 29, 2014
Brawner kids run for Scarecrow Scamper

Brawner Intermediate School students were running and walking laps for the annual Scarecrow Scamper on Friday. Sponsored by the student council, 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 to assist school programs and for items such as an electronic marquee.

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Pirate Band earns top region rating

October 22, 2014

The Granbury High School Pirate Band earned a Division I superior rating at the University Interscholastic League region marching competition Saturday at Burleson Stadium.

The “Asylum” marching show received the top rating from all three judges.

This year’s marching show features music by Hector Berlioz, Peter Graham, Pat Metheny, Sergei Profofiev and Samuel Barber.

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Cornerstone royalty

October 22, 2014
Cornerstone royalty

Kelci Kitts was named Cornerstone Christian Academy Homecoming Queen and Josh Beaird was named King in festivities Friday night. It was a sweet Homecoming football win for the Crusaders, downing Weatherford Christian, 52-34.

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Young farmers shootout

October 22, 2014
Young farmers shootout

Tolar High School sophomore Olivia Webb competes at Saturday’s Granbury Young Farmers Fall Shootout at the Granbury High School agriculture facility. The annual county livestock show is in January.

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GHS Band in Burleson marching contest today

October 18, 2014

The GHS Pirate Band will perform at the UIL regional marching contest at 2 p.m. today in Burleson.

The ensemble advanced to the finals with its “Asylum” marching show at the 27th Annual DeSoto Invitational Marching Classic last weekend.

Granbury finished sixth in the preliminary round and qualified for the finals, improving to fifth overall in the official rankings.

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Freshmen win Campus College Contest

October 18, 2014
Freshmen win Campus College Contest

Crossland Ninth Grade Center art students promoted colleges and universities through a campus competition on Oct. 3. “At Crossland, we strive to help students become college ready,” commented art teacher Kellyn Reid. The art students created posters to promote different colleges across the state of Texas as well as across the United States.

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Roundtable discussion

October 18, 2014
Roundtable discussion

Oak Woods School third- and fourth-graders heard from Huckabee structural engineer Tyler McFarlin this week during a presentation on various forms of erosion such as wind, air, water and gas. McFarlin discussed methods that architects and construction managers utilize to prevent damage to buildings – such as well-built foundations and retaining walls.

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School Briefs

October 18, 2014

GRANBURY STUDENTS MAKE REGION AND DISTRICT CHOIRS

Thirteen choir students from Granbury High School recently advanced another step toward making the Texas Music Educators Association all-state choirs at auditions held last Saturday at Burleson High School. An additional 26 students qualified for the district choir.

Of the group, sophomore Kiersten Mathis earned first-chair honors among Alto 2 singers.

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Granbury Homecoming

October 15, 2014
Granbury Homecoming

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