RIBBON CUTTING HELD FOR COMPLETION OF CONTROLLED ENTRIES
January 14, 2015
Granbury ISD held a ribbon
cutting for the completion of a major portion of the 2013 bond initiative
during a ceremony hosted by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce on January 14,
2015, at Oak Woods School.
At the elementary and middle
school campuses, controlled entry vestibules were included in the bond to
improve campus security. With the secure
entries, visitors are now required to report to the campus office in order to
present identification before being granted access to the main part of the
Holding the ceremony at Oak
Woods was symbolic for the completion of all the initiative at PK-8 schools. Oak Woods was the last part of the project
because the campus required more work that included a small addition to the
front of the building.
Speaking at the ribbon
cutting were superintendent Dr. James Largent, school board president Mark
Jackson, and Mayor Nin Hulett. In
attendance were school trustees, campus and district administrators, members of
the Bond Steering Committee, chamber officials and ambassadors, representatives
from Huckabee and the Buford-Thompson Company, and Oak Woods student council
The bond program also addresses
transforming Granbury High School with major renovations that include additions
for career and technical education, fine arts, and a ninth grade wing. Construction at the high school began in
November 2014 and will continue through several phases until Summer 2016.
Construction will begin this
spring on new gymnasiums at Acton Elementary School and Emma Roberson
Elementary School. In addition, work is
ongoing to build a robust technology infrastructure throughout the school
district to support model classrooms with multiple technological devices.
Pictured above, Oak Woods student
council members lead the ceremony. Fifth
grader Austin Morgan, the student council president, had the honor of cutting