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GISD e-News - December 5, 2014

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, December 5, 2014


 All-State Volleyball Affinity F1 Thespian Festival CyberPatriot

 

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

 

Lady Pirates Amber Strange and Aubrey Ezell (left) were named All-State volleyball players; the Affinity F1 team (center left) returned from the F1 in Schools world finals in Abu Dhabi; GHS and Crossland theater students (center right) attend the Texas Thespian Festival; JROTC teams (right) are competing in a cybersecurity competition.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

GMS MUSICAL:  The GMS musical "High School Musical Jr." begins tonight (Fri., Dec. 5) at 7:30pm in the school cafeteria. Students will also present the show on Sat., Dec. 6 and Mon., Dec. 8 at 7:30pm. Admission is $7 at the door.

 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA:  The Stowaways dance and drill team at Granbury High School will host Breakfast with Santa tomorrow (Sat., Dec. 6) from 9-11:30am at Crossland Ninth Grade Center.

 

FOOTBALL PLAYOFF GAMES AT PIRATE STADIUM:  Pirate Stadium will host two Class A (six man) state semifinal football playoff games this weekend:  Fri., Dec. 5 at 7:30pm - Calvert vs.Throckmorton (Class A Division II state semifinal); Sat., Dec 6 at 7:30pm - Blum vs. May (Class A Division I state semifinal).  Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students.

 

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

 

GHS STUDENTS LEARNING ABOUT STEM CAREERS THROUGH WIT

December 5, 2014 - Granbury High School students are focusing on career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through WIT (Workforce Industry Training). The organization held its induction ceremony on December 4, 2014, in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.Read Full Story »

 

GHS GIRLS INDUCTED INTO POWER SET

December 5, 2014 - Sixteen Granbury High School girls were inducted into POWER SET, a student organization focused on science, engineering, and technology. The ceremony was held December 4, 2014, in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.Read Full Story »

 

EZELL TO PLAY IN ALL-STAR VOLLEYBALL GAME

December 5, 2014 - Lady Pirate Aubrey Ezell’s high school volleyball days aren’t quite over.Read Full Story »

 

KIWANIANS HONOR SUPER CITIZENS

December 5, 2014 - The Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club honored several Hood County fourth and fifth graders as Super Citizens during a luncheon on December 4, 2014, at the Granbury ISD Bridge Street Conference Center.Read Full Story »

 

GISD FINE ARTS GROUPS SET CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

December 5, 2014 - Granbury ISD fine arts groups have set Christmas concerts for December 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS Varsity Girls Basketball - Fort Worth Cowtown Classic

December 4-6, 2014 - The Lady Pirates competed at the Fort Worth Cowtown Classic.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:GHS Varsity Boys Basketball - Saginaw Boswell Tournament

December 4-6, 2014 - The Pirates competed at the Saginaw Boswell tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  CNGC Boys Basketball - Millsap Tournament

December 4-6, 2014 - 9th Purple and Gold teams competed at the Millsap basketball tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Girls Basketball vs. Joshua

December 4, 2014 - GMS girls basketball vs. Joshua: 8th Purple fell 52-10; 8th Gold fell 32-8; 8th White fell 20-6; 7th Purple fell 25-21; 8th Gold fell fell 32-8; 7th White 20-6.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  AMS Girls Basketball vs. Aledo

December 4, 2014 - AMS girls basketball vs. Aledo: 8th Purple fell 35-11; 8th Gold fell 46-4; 8th White fell 43-3; 7th Purple fell 37-9; 7th Gold fell 21-9; 7th White fell 21-8.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Boys Basketball vs. Aledo

December 4, 2014 - AMS boys basketball vs. Aledo: 8th Purple fell 37-28; 8th Gold fell 38-31; 8th White fell 30-15; 7th Purple fell 34-18; 7th Gold fell 51-4; 7th White fell 46-22.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GMS Boys Basketball vs. Joshua

December 4, 2014 - GMS boys basketball vs. Joshua: 8th Purple fell 36-19; 8th Gold fell 26-11; 8th White fell 20-15; 7th Purple fell 15-13; 7th Gold fell 9-6; 7th White won 20-6.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC TEAMS TRAINING FOR COMPUTER SECURITY

December 2, 2014 - Granbury Marine Corps JROTC teams are honing their computer security skills as part of the CyberPatriot program.Read Full Story »

 

“TUNES FOR TOTS” SET FOR DECEMBER 11 AT GHS

December 2, 2014 - The National Honor Society at Granbury High School will be holding the tenth annual “Tunes for Tots” charity fundraising competition on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at 7:00 P.M. in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.Read Full Story »

 

LADY PIRATE VOLLEYBALL GIRLS HONORED AT BANQUET

December 2, 2014 - The Lady Pirate volleyball team ended their season with a banquet on December 1, 2014, at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.Read Full Story »

 

VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS RECEIVE ACADEMIC ALL-STATE HONORS

December 2, 2014 - Five senior volleyball players at Granbury High School were recently named Academic All-State by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.Read Full Story »

 

EZELL, STRANGE GARNER ALL-STATE HONORS

December 2, 2014 - Lady Pirates Aubrey Ezell and Amber Strange have been named to All-State volleyball team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Boys Basketball vs. Kennedale

December 2, 2014 - Pirates def. Kennedale 65-60 in non-district basketball in a Tuesday night road game. JV won 40-35, 9th Purple fell 53-42, and 9th Gold fell 46-28.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Girls Basketball vs. Kennedale

December 2, 2014 - Lady Pirates fall to Kennedale 64-58 in non-district basketball on Tuesday night at the James Wann Sports Center. JV won 40-30 and 9th won 25-19.Read Full Story » 

 

GEF SCHOLAR ATHLETES ELIGIBLE FOR BIG SCOLARSHIPS

December 1, 2014 - Twenty-four Granbury High School seniors have been named GEF Scholar Athletes by the Granbury ISD Education Foundation and are now eligible to apply for big scholarships sponsored by Shiner Energy & Consulting Co. and Tom and Susan Durant.Read Full Story »

 

VAN GRIFFITH KIA BASKETBALL TOURNEY SET FOR DECEMBER 11-13

December 1, 2014 - Granbury High School will be hosting several boys and girls basketball teams at tourneys sponsored by Van Griffith Kia. The three-day tournaments will run simultaneously on December 11-13, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

EIGHT LADY PIRATES NAMED VOLLEYBALL STANDOUTS

December 1, 2014 - After advancing to the UIL regional volleyball finals for the second straight year, eight Lady Pirates have received District 8-5AA honors.Read Full Story »

 

FOUR THEATER STUDENTS MAKE NATIONAL CONTEST

December 1, 2014 - Four Granbury High School theater arts qualified for a national competition while attending the Texas Thespian Festival on November 20-22, 2014, in Dallas.Read Full Story »

 

AFFINITY F1 COMPETES IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST

December 1, 2014 - Affinity F1, the Formula One in Schools team from Granbury High School team, competed in the F1 in Schools world finals on November 16-19, 2014, at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.Read Full Story »

 

GISD ANNOUNCES BAD WEATHER NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES

December 1, 2014 - As winter weather becomes more and more of a possibility, Granbury ISD is reminding parents of notification procedures should it become necessary to delay the opening of school or to close schools due to inclement weather.Read Full Story »

 

GHS COUNSELORS TO HOLD COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION SESSION

November 21, 2014 - Granbury High School counselors will hold an informational session on Monday, December 8, 2014, to provide graduating seniors and parents with information regarding college financial aid.Read Full Story »

 

GROUNDBREAKING BEGINS GHS TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

November 19, 2014 - Granbury ISD school board trustees and administrators along with bond steering committee members, architects, construction contractors, education foundation officers, school administrators, and students joined together for an informal groundbreaking at Granbury High School on November 19, 2014. 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 »

 

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 »

 


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