June 12, 2008 - United Cooperative Services recently made a $5,000 contribution to Granbury ISD to aid with rising energy costs. The presentation was made during the school board meeting held on June 9, 2008.
July 8, 2008 - Creative writing students at Granbury High School recently contributed to a collaborative novella. The students wrote a chapter in a book entitled A Brother’s Sin, while students from nine other Texas high schools also wrote portions of the completed work.
June 10, 2008 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, June 9, 2008, and heard an extensive presentation on the Career and Technology Education programs offered to Granbury students. Consultants from the R4 Group explained that an effective program will raise student academic performance overall and lead to a greater high school completion rate. Course offerings will allow students to better prepare for post-secondary opportunities, to have a more informed idea of a college major or career choice, and to more effectively relate regular academic classes to career preparation.
June 6, 2008 - Six Granbury High School choir students were named Outstanding Soloists at the UIL Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest. They were part of a group of seventy-one students from GHS and Crossland Ninth Grade Center who performed at the state competition, which was held on May 26, 2008, in Austin.
June 6, 2008 - Members of the Granbury High School Band recently participated in the UIL Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest, which was held in Austin on May 24, 2008.
June 6, 2008 - Granbury ISD recognized several employees for safety consciousness and energy efficiency at an awards luncheon on June 5, 2008.
May 30, 2008 - Five campuses in Granbury ISD will likely receive Recognized ratings from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) based on preliminary state test scores received by the school district.
May 29, 2008 - Hillary Cowden, a sophomore at Granbury High School, was recently selected as an alternate to the 2008 World Leadership Congress of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program.
May 29, 2008 - Students from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School recently took part in the Quad County Spring Art Festival. The art show was held at Mineral Wells Junior High School on May 9-10, 2008.
May 29, 2008 - Over the last four weeks, students at Crossland Ninth Grade Center have been sponsoring several community outreach events.
May 28, 2008 - Students at Mambrino School celebrated history during a Biography Tea on May 28, 2008.
May 27, 2008 - Several seventh graders in Granbury ISD recently received recognition from the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP). The program identifies gifted children and provides resources to nurture the development of exceptionally bright students.
May 27, 2008 - Media technology students from Granbury High School recently visited the news studios of KTVT, the CBS affiliate serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
May 27, 2008 - Forty-one students attending STARS Academy will receive their high school diplomas at Spring graduation exercises to be held on the evening of Friday, June 6, 2008. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 P.M. at Acton United Methodist Church.
May 27, 2008 - Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, which is the last day of the school year for students.
May 22, 2008 - Perla Campos, a senior at Granbury High School, was recently named a Gates Millennium Scholar.
May 21, 2008 - Seabre Pope, a member of the Granbury Lady Pirate swim team, signed a letter of intent to join the college team at the University of North Texas in Denton. Her signing was held on May 21, 2008, at Granbury High School.
May 20, 2008 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for a regular meeting on Monday, May 19, 2008, and approved the appointment of two principals to fill positions at Acton Middle School and Nettie Baccus Elementary School. The two slots are open due to the retirement of the current campus leaders, Bobby Mabery and Nancy Alana.
May 16, 2008 - Graduation exercises for the Class of 2008 from Granbury High School will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 P.M. Baccalaureate will be held on Sunday, June 1, 2008, at 3:00 P.M. That service, which is sponsored by the Granbury Ministerial Alliance, will be held in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center at GHS.