Saturday, March 2, 2024

March is National Nutrition Month®— an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where everyone is invited to learn more about making informed food choices, developing healthful eating and increasing physical activity habits.

Two Granbury Independent School District Unified Robotics teams qualified for the state championship during the Special Olympics Texas Winter Games held in Bee Cave Feb. 16.

Childcare options have expanded for the town of Tolar with the Feb. 5 opening of Tolar Tots.

A fifth grader at Tolar Elementary School was named a student hero by the Texas Education Agency for District 11. Cameron Taylor was one of 15 students across the state of Texas to receive the prestigious award and the first from Tolar ISD.

During a regularly scheduled school board meeting Feb. 12, Assistant Superintendent Tammy Clark presented the district’s academic performance report, which shows much success across the board.

On Feb. 17, Granbury Middle School was named a “School to Watch” in Texas. The distinction comes from the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

The DECA chapter at Granbury High School competed in the state championship Feb. 15-17 with 16 students qualifying for the competition, the highest number GHS has taken. This was also the first year the chapter had both freshmen and sophomores compete.

One Acton Elementary student is proving that every penny really does count after she donated 31,000 pennies to the three-week campus-wide Penny War that ended Friday, Feb. 2.

During a regularly scheduled Granbury ISD board of trustees meeting, the board voted 5-2 to call a special election May 4 to allow voters to consider a bond proposal totaling $161,500,000. Trustees Melanie Graft and Karen Lowery voted in opposition.

Granbury Middle School Principal Andy Smith sent an email to GMS families Jan. 31 announcing his resignation.

The Granbury Independent School District’s Child Nutrition department is un-beet-able following its recent Best of the Bunch Award in the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Farm Fresh Challenge.

During a regularly scheduled Granbury ISD board of trustees meeting, the board voted to adopt a new grade point average calculation that will go into effect for current eighth graders who will soon begin their freshman year.

After placing second in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Cross-Examination (CX) district meet Friday, Jan. 19, Granbury High School sophomore Maddie Neal and freshman Carmen Wright officially qualified for the UIL state meet set for March 11-16 at the University of Texas at Austin.

Granbury High School students showed off their scholarly abilities, placing second at Joshua High School’s UIL Academic Invitational Meet Saturday, Jan. 20. The University Interscholastic …

Students at Brawner Elementary in Granbury were relocated due to a gas leak in the area.

For the Hood County Junior Livestock Show top winners for the 2024 show, please see below.

Granbury High School’s swim teams clinched first place at their first meet of the new year Jan. 6 and closed out their regular season.

Two Pride of Granbury High School Band students were selected to perform with the 5A Texas All-State Symphonic Band in San Antonio Feb. 10 in a concert sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA).

The Hood County Junior Livestock show is a much-anticipated event for kids all over the county. The show, produced annually by the Hood County Junior Livestock Raisers Association, had a total of 938 entries for the five-day event that took place from Jan. 9-13. One entrant in particular has persevered through hard times to continue to be part of this annual show.

Hood County is gearing up for its 69th annual Junior Livestock Show that will take place Jan. 9 through the 13, put on by the Hood County Junior Livestock Raisers Association. The free five-day event at the Reunion Grounds gives students from around the county the chance to show off their skills from working directly with animals to all kinds of knowledge of livestock identification and much more.

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