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Brawner students learn about water conservation

March 26, 2014
Brawner students learn about water conservation

Students at Brawner Intermediate School got a lesson on the water cycle, aquifers and other science-related topics from a special speaker with the Texas Wildlife Association last week.

The interactive program covered the water cycle, from rainfall to infiltration into our aquifers. Students now recognize the impact a glass of water has on Texas aquifers, rivers and the Gulf of Mexico.Read the rest

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NETPA Scholarship deadline April 4

March 22, 2014

Any high school senior planning to major in journalism or college student majoring in journalism who lives in the North & East Texas Press Association region is eligible to apply for a $1,500 scholarship, $750 per semester. If you have any questions you may contact scholarship chair Suzanne Bardwell at the Gladewater Mirror at 903-845-2235 or email at [email protected]

Aggieland latest stop for wit, power set

Aggieland Saturday was the latest stop for two Granbury High School organizations focused on science, engineering and technology.Read the rest

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Elementary students advance at Odyssey contest

March 22, 2014
Elementary students advance at Odyssey contest

Two teams of students from Acton Elementary School are advancing to the Odyssey of the Mind state contest.

They were among seven AES teams and another from Oak Woods School exploring problem-solving skills during the North Texas tournament last month at Southlake Carroll High School.

Advancing were teams led by teacher Katie Agor and Brandy Lillagore. Separately, a non-competitive primary squad coached by Ruth Matheny won the Ranatra Fusca Creativity Award, which is presented to teams or individuals who exhibit exceptional creativity, either through some aspect of their problem solution or an extraordinary idea beyond the problem solution.Read the rest

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This kid is ready for class

March 22, 2014
This kid is ready for class

Baby Gracie, a 6-day-old baby goat, was a special visitor with Emma Roberson Elementary School pre-kindergartners recently. As part of a series of lessons on farm animals, the family of student Alexis Roberts brought the kid to help the children learn about baby goats and how they are fed. The owners had a huge baby bottle of goat’s milk for the kid to drink.Read the rest

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Band alumni perform with ACU ensemble

March 22, 2014
Band alumni perform with ACU ensemble

Two Granbury High School graduates performed with an ensemble from Abilene Christian University during an afternoon concert at GHS last week.

The ACU wind ensemble, under the direction of Steven Ward, was on a three-day tour of Texas high schools on their way to Fayetteville, Ark., to perform at the National College Band Directors National Association.

Performing with the university group were GHS alumni Adam Lubbers and Shannon Rohde.Read the rest

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Retired School Personnel Association meeting, April 10

March 26, 2012

The Hood County Retired School Personnel Association will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Granbury ISD Boardroom at 600 West Pearl Street.

The speaker for the meeting is Mary Booth of the Granbury Chamber of Commerce who will talk about “Granbury Happenings.” A meet and greet at begins at 10 a.m., the membership meeting at begins at 10:30 a.m., and the program is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.… Read the rest

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