School Briefs

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.

Reserve your tickets now for 50 Fellas Foodfest

The Granbury ISD Education Foundation is hosting the second annual 50 Fellas Foodfest on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Granbury Reunion Grounds.

The adult event will feature 50 teams of two men, who will prepare and serve an appetizer, entrée or dessert of their choice in small one-bite samples.

Tickets are $45 each and must be purchased or reserved in advance. Proceeds fund innovative teaching grants and an academic recognition banquet.

To reserve tickets, go to

Kallemeyn Graduates from Texas A&M Commerce

Chase Kallemeyn a 2009 GHS graduate, recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M Commerce with a Bachelor of Science in Percussion Studies from the College of Music.

Kallemeyn has been accepted for master’s studies at Toulouse Graduate School at the University of North Texas in Denton this fall. While attending graduate school Kallemeyn will be working as a graduate assistant with the UNT marching band.

GISD teachers of the year honored at region banquet

Two Granbury ISD teachers were honored at a regional awards banquet on Friday, July 31, in Hurst.

Scott Carpenter, who is the Secondary Teacher of the Year, teaches science at Acton Middle School while Karman Chandler, the Elementary Teacher of the Year, is a first-grade teacher at Nettie Baccus Elementary School.

Both were selected as the district’s top educators and honored at the Granbury ISD Employee Recognition Banquet in April.

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