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GISD e-News - November 10, 2014

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Monday, November 10, 2014


Oak Woods Brawner Career Day Aubrey Ezell Project Based Learning

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

 

The Bond Steering Committee (left) got a first-hand look at construction progress; Brawner students (center left) heard about interesting jobs during Career Day; Lady Pirate Aubrey Ezell (center right) was named an All-American and is helping lead the volleyball team through the playoffs; AES fourth graders (right) were practicing good deeds at several locations last week.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

VETERANS SALUTE TONIGHT: Granbury Middle School is hosting a "Here's to our Heroes" salute to veterans tonight (Monday, November 10) at 6:00 P.M. Featured will be the GMS Band and Choir and GHS JROTC color guard.

 

VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS TONIGHT: The Lady Pirates will face Grapevine in the regional quarterfinal volleyball playoffs at 6:30 P.M. tonight (Monday, November 10) at Saginaw High School. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

 

GHS PARENT MEETING THURSDAY: GHS will hold a parent meeting at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 13 to discuss temporary parking and traffic procedures required for construction that will begin on Monday, November 17.

 

BOND CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS: Follow GISD bond projects at www.granburyisd.org/bond for news, important documents (timeline and financial recap), and other information related to these projects which include transforming GHS, enhancing career and technical education and fine arts programs, building a robust technology infrastructure for model classrooms, improving campus safety and security, and many other improvements.

 

Check out the GISD website for the current athletic (www.granburyisd.org/athletics) and fine arts (www.granburyisd.org/finearts) events. All athletic results are posted at www.granburyisd.org/sportsroundup.

 


NEWS ARTICLES

 

AFFINITY F1 READY FOR WORLD FINALS IN ABU DHABI

November 10, 2014 - Affinity F1, the Formula One in Schools team from Granbury High School team, is departing for Abu Dhabi and the F1 in Schools world finals on November 12, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS MAKE ALL-REGION BAND

November 10, 2014 - Twenty-five students from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School were selected for the All-Region Band during tryouts held November 8, 2014, at Cleburne High School.Read Full Story »

 

DRUMLINE WINS SECOND AT LONE STAR CLASSIC

November 10, 2014 - The GHS Pirate Band drumline won second place at the Lone Star Classic drumline contest held November 8, 2014, at Marcus High School in Flower Mound.Read Full Story »

 

BAND NAMES BEAU AND SWEETHEART

November 10, 2014 - The GHS Pirate Band named Jocelyne Espinoza and Michael Hand as the Band Sweetheart and Beau during the last home football game on November 7, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

LADY PIRATES SWEEP BOSWELL FOR AREA CROWN

November 7, 2014 - The Lady Pirate volleyball team won the area championship and advanced to the Class 5A regional quarterfinals for the sixth year in a row. The girls swept Saginaw Boswell (27-25, 25-11, 25-17) on November 6, 2014, at Brewer High School in White Settlement.Read Full Story »

 

STUDENTS WRITING LETTERS TO HONOR VETERANS

November 7, 2014 - Several Granbury ISD students are thanking United States military veterans for their service to the country through a letter-writing campaign in social studies classes.Read Full Story »

 

BRAWNER STUDENTS EXPLORE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

November 7, 2014 - Students at Brawner Intermediate School learned a lot about what job they would like to have during Career Day on November 7, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

BOND STEERING COMMITTEE REVIEWS CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS

November 7, 2014 - Members of the steering committee that developed the November 2013 bond proposal had a chance to view progress on the construction a year after passage of the $84.9 million initiative. The walk-through tour of schools was held on November 7, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD RESPONDS TO SHERIFF’S ARREST OF THREATENING SUSPECT

November 7, 2014 - Granbury ISD has responded to the arrest of an individual who made threatening comments at the Hood County Sheriff’s Office.Read Full Story »

 

GHS Varsity Football vs. Crowley

November 7, 2014 - Final score from Pirate Stadium: Crowley 42, Granbury 21Read Full Story »

 

EZELL NAMED TO ALL-AMERICAN VOLLEYBALL TEAM

November 6, 2014 - Granbury Lady Pirate Aubrey Ezell was named to the ninth annual Under Armour Girls High School All-America Teams by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The announcement was made on November 5, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

MAMBRINO FIRST GRADERS LEARNING ABOUT NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE

November 6, 2014 - First graders at Mambrino School delved into a new project on the culture of Native Americans in the Hood County area during an exhibition by the Acton Nature Center on November 5, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GHS Volleyball - Area Playoff vs. Saginaw Boswell

November 6, 2014 - Lady Pirates def. Boswell (27-25, 25-11, 25-17) in area volleyball playoff on Thursday night at Brewer HS.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Subvarsity Football vs. Crowley

November 6, 2014 - Thursday's subvarsity football vs. Crowley: JV fell 41-12 away; 9th Purple (32-7) and 9th Gold (20-8) both fell at home.Read Full Story »

 

GHS ANNOUNCES PARKING, TRAFFIC PLANS FOR FIRST PHASE OF CONSTRUCTION

November 5, 2014 - Granbury High School announced parking and traffic pattern plans for the first phase of bond construction. The temporary procedures – which will only last through March 2015 – take effect on Monday, November 17, 2014, after tall construction fences are placed on the campus over the preceding weekend.Read Full Story »


JROTC PRECISION AND SPORTER TEAMS SHINE AT COWTOWN CLASSIC

November 4, 2014 - The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC competed in the Fort Worth ISD’s JROTC Cowtown Classic Rifle match at Pascal High School on October 29, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

LADY PIRATES WIN ROUND 1 IN VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS

November 4, 2014 - The Granbury Lady Pirates began the 2014 volleyball playoffs with a bi-district victory over Fort Worth South Hills on November 3, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

AES FOURTH GRADERS PRACTICE GOOD DEEDS

November 4, 2014 - Fourth graders from Acton Elementary School got first-hand experience in practicing good deeds during a project field trip on November 4, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Football vs. Brewer

November 4, 2014 - GMS football season finale vs. Brewer: 8th Purple fell 28-12; 8th Gold fell 30-0; 8th White fell 22-0; 7th Purple fell 22-14; 7th Gold fell 36-0; 7th White won 14-0.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Football vs. Joshua

November 4, 2014 - AMS football season finale vs. Joshua: 8th Purple fell 36-6; 8th Gold fell 28-6; 8th White fell 28-12; 7th Purple won 38-6; 7th Gold won 28-0; 7th White won 22-6.Read Full Story »

 

TRUSTEES APPROVE CONSTRUCTION PRICE FOR GHS TRANSFORMATION, TWO ELEMENTARY GYMS

November 3, 2014 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved a guaranteed maximum price forthe transformation of Granbury High School and for two new gymnasiums at Acton Elementary School and Emma Roberson Elementary School during a special meeting on November 3, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GMS HOSTING SALUTE TO VETERANS

November 3, 2014 - Granbury Middle School will host a veterans program on Monday, November 10, 2010, at 6:00 P.M. in the school cafeteria.Read Full Story »

 

FAMILIES INVITED TO JOIN ELEMENTARY THANKSGIVING FEASTS

November 3, 2014 - Parents and family members are invited to join their students during their lunch periods for Thanksgiving Feasts at Granbury elementary schools on November 18-20, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GHS Volleyball - Bi-District Playoff vs. Fort Worth South Hills

November 3, 2014 - Lady Pirates def. FW South Hills (25-8, 25-14, 25-9) in bi-district volleyball playoff on Monday night at Mansfield Legacy HS.Read Full Story » 

 

GRANBURY STUDENTS READY FOR CHILDREN’S OPERA THEATRE

October 30, 2014 - Granbury ISD fourth and fifth graders are gearing up for entertaining trips to see the Children’s Opera Theatre at the Granbury Opera House on November 11-12, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GMS TO PERFORM “HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR.” IN DECEMBER

October 28, 2014 - Granbury Middle School theater students will present High School Musical Jr. on December 5-6 and 8, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

AMS MUSICAL “ANNIE JR.” SLATED FOR NOVEMBER 14-16

October 27, 2014 - Acton Middle School theater students will be presenting Annie Jr. on November 14-16, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GHS BAND HOSTING REINDEER RUN ON NOVEMBER 29

October 2, 2014 - The GHS Pirate Band is hosting its 2nd Annual Reindeer Run and Jingle Jog on Saturday, November 29, 2014, following the Thanksgiving holiday.Read Full Story »

 

STOP PROGRAM UNDERWAY FOR GRANBURY SIXTH GRADERS

September 30, 2014 - Sixth grade students in Granbury schools are currently participating in the STOP program, which began during the week of September 15, 2014.Read Full Story »

 


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