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Project Graduation hosting 5K and fun run

April 5, 2014

The GHS Project Graduation is hosting its 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, May 3.

The race begins at the Hood County YMCA, located at 833 Harbor Lakes Drive. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. The fun run starts at 8 a.m. with the 5K run/walk following at 8:30 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female winners of the 5K run.Read the rest

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Granbury students shine at district UIL academic meet

April 2, 2014
Granbury students shine at district UIL academic meet

Several students from Granbury High School will be competing at the upcoming Region I UIL academic and speech meet after excelling at the District 7-4A competition held March 24-25 at Pleasanton Ridge Church of Christ in Arlington.

The team returned with first-place wins in team accounting, individual accounting, team calculator applications, team current issues and events, feature writing, headline writing, Lincoln-Douglas debate, team number sense, individual number sense, persuasive speaking, team science, individual science, biology, chemistry, and physics.Read the rest

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Granbury campuses nominate top educators

April 2, 2014

Granbury ISD school campuses have named their Teachers of the Year for 2013-14. Selected for the campus honors were:

Acton Elementary School: Laurelea Bigham

Acton Middle School: Scott Carpenter

Baccus Elementary: Karman Chandler

Brawner Intermediate: Jana Jimenez

Granbury High School: Lt. Col. Scott Casey

Granbury Middle School: Aimee Tolleson

Crossland Ninth Grade: Heather Fuller

Mambrino School: Katie Jordan

Oak Woods School: Marcia Hamilton

Roberson Elementary: Sue Anderson

STARS Accelerated High School: Kerri Pavelick

Through the Teacher of the Year program, the 11 educators will now be evaluated for district recognition.Read the rest

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STAAR tests next week

March 29, 2014
STAAR tests next week

Granbury schools are pumping up students for the upcoming State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams. The state tests for all public school students are required by the Texas Legislature and Texas Education Agency.

Campuses have been hosting pep rallies to encourage students to try their hardest and use their strategies while also eating a nutritious breakfast and getting plenty of sleep.Read the rest

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Tolar academic team advances to regionals

March 29, 2014
Tolar academic team advances to regionals

Tolar High School recently competed in the Region 2, District 10 2A academic competition, finishing second with 292 points and qualifying three teams and 20 students for regional competition.

The Social Studies, Current Issues and Number Sense teams all finished in first place at the district meet.

UIL academic coordinator Linda Bell will accompany students to the regional competition on May 3 at Tarleton State University.Read the rest

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Diehl earns scholarship

March 29, 2014
Diehl earns scholarship

Tolar High School senior Elli Diehl (center) was recently awarded a $500 scholarship for her work in the Fort Worth Stock Show’s FFA Children’s Barnyard. The Little Britches Pony Club sponsored the scholarship, which was presented by Gary Rosenbusch (right), overseer of the Children’s Barnyard. Elli wrote an essay over her experiences in the barnyard and will use the money to finance her education at Texas A&M University this fall.Read the rest

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School Briefs

March 29, 2014

cadet selected for Naval Academy summer seminar

Hunter Dowell, a junior cadet in the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC program, has been selected to attend the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar this summer.

The competitive entry program only admits 850 students from across the country and uses strong selection criteria, including: GPA, class standing, and strong PSAT, SAT, or ACT results; demonstrated achievement in athletics and extracurricular activities; physical fitness; and good moral character.Read the rest

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Seniors stay in touch with Baccus roots

March 29, 2014
Seniors stay in touch with Baccus roots

In 2003, they were in the first grade at Nettie Baccus Elementary School. Now, they are set to graduate from Granbury High School.

Over the last 11 years, four students have stayed in touch with their first-grade teacher, Karman Chandler, and volunteered at the elementary school’s PTO carnival.

The students have been volunteering at the carnival since they were seventh-graders at Granbury Middle School, according to Ariel Davila, who was joined by classmates Ryan Garland, Jacob Garza and Kady Hare.Read the rest

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School Lunch Menus

March 29, 2014

GRANBURY ELEMENTARy

and INTERMEDIATE schools

Students are required to select a fruit and vegetable choice each day. Milk is also served with each meal.

Monday

Cheese Omelet

Tuesday

Tacos

Wednesday

Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza

Thursday

Steak Fingers

Friday

Hamburger or Grilled Cheese

TOLAR ELEMENTARY

Milk is also served with each meal.

Monday

Chicken Nuggets

Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Green Beans

Hot Roll

Fruit

Tuesday

Beef and Bean Burrito

Salad with Ranch Dressing

Fruit

Wednesday

Mini Corn Dogs

Oven-Fried Okra

Pinto Beans

Ice Cream

Fruit

Thursday

Chicken Sandwich

Baked Beans

Salad with Ranch Dressing

Friday

Pizza

Carrots and Ranch Dressing

Salad with Tomatoes

Fruit

LIPAN ELEMENTARY

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State senator honors We the People champs

March 26, 2014
State senator honors We the People champs

The We the People team from Granbury High School was honored with certificates from the Texas Senate by state Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) last week.

The government class recently won the state championship in a national competition on the United States Constitution.

Students, who are enrolled in a dual credit U.S. government class taught by Cindy Leatherman, are Demi Bogan, Jessica Browning, Jaden Charbonnet, Chance Clyce, Nate Colley, Summer Dawson, Ryan Garland, Jacob Garza, Alexandra Hammond, Hailey Hart, Abby Hartman, Hannah Hiler, Kevin Horn, Courtney Howze, Chelsea Judge, Mitchell Knox, Justin Kochis, Maggie McKenna, Mason Meek, Macaul Montgomery, Joel Reid, Ty Robertson, Randy Sillivent, Jack Wiley and Guy Wright.Read the rest

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