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GISD e-News - December 12, 2014

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, December 12, 2014


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SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

 

The Pirates (left) are dominating in early basketball play and at this weekend's Van Griffith Kia tournament at GHS; FFA members (center left) competed in Leadership Development Events state competition; first graders at Mambrino (center right) and Baccus (right) finished interesting Project Based Learning lessons.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

BASKETBALL TOURNEY: Van Griffith Kia Tournament tonight (Fri., Dec. 12): Lady Pirates vs. El Paso Franklin at 7pm; Pirates vs. Bridgeport at 8:30pm. Both games are in the James Wann Sports Center.

 

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

 

TUNES FOR TOTS CONTEST RAISES THOUSANDS FOR CHARITY

December 12, 2014 - The National Honor Society at Granbury High School raised thousands to benefit Hood County Christmas for Children at the “Tunes for Tots” competition on December 12, 2014. Read Full Story »

 

STARS FALL GRADUATION SET FOR DECEMBER 16

December 12, 2014 - STARS Accelerated High School will hold Fall graduation exercises on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, beginning at 7:00 P.M. at Acton Baptist Church.Read Full Story »

 

MAMBRINO FIRST GRADERS COMPLETE PROJECT ON NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE

December 12, 2014 - First graders at Mambrino School finished a project on the culture of Native Americans in the Hood County area with presentations on December 3-5, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

BACCUS FIRST GRADERS COMPLETE CHARITY PROJECT

December 12, 2014 - First graders at Nettie Baccus Elementary School recently completed a project entitled “Cookies for Charity.”Read Full Story »

 

GHS Boys/Girls Basketball - Van Griffith Kia Tournament

December 11-13, 2014 - The Pirates and Lady Pirates hosted the Van Griffith Kia Tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  AMS Boys Basketball vs. Brewer

December 11, 2014 - AMS boys basketball vs. Brewer: 8th Purple fell 50-7; 8th Gold fell 38-19; 8th White fell 45-15; 7th Purple fell 30-22; 7th Gold fell 22-14; 7th White fell 27-17.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Girls Basketball vs. Brewer

December 11, 2014 - AMS girls basketball vs. Brewer: 8th Purple won 19-12; 8th Gold fell 20-3; 8th White fell 18-13; 7th Purple won 30-17; 7th Gold won 30-4; 7th White won 22-10.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Girls Basketball vs. Mineral Wells

December 11, 2014 - GMS girls basketball vs. Mineral Wells: 8th Purple fell 32-18; 8th Gold fell 28-12; 8th White fell 24-8; 7th Purple fell 55-13; 7th Gold fell 27-18; 7th White won 13-11.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Boys Basketball vs. Mineral Wells

December 11, 2014 - GMS boys basketball vs. Mineral Wells: 8th Purple fell 26-22; 8th Gold fell 35-10; 8th White fell 24-11; 7th Purple won 30-11; 7th Gold won 27-12; 7th White won 15-14.Read Full Story » 

 

PIRATE STADIUM PLAYOFF GAMES BRING THOUSANDS TO GRANBURY

December 10, 2014 - Four playoff games at Pirate Stadium brought almost five thousand people to Granbury during the UIL football postseason in November and December 2014.Read Full Story »

 

JUNIOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM CONTINUING MEETINGS

December 10, 2014 - Junior Leadership Granbury continued its monthly meetings on December 4, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

CATAPULT CONTEST CHALLENGES GMS SCIENCE CLASSES

December 10, 2014 - A class competition at Granbury Middle School put sixth grade science students to the test using math and science skills to design catapults.Read Full Story »

 

“HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL JR.” COMES ALIVE AT GMS

December 9, 2014 - Granbury Middle School theater students presented High School Musical Jr. on December 5-6 and 8, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

BRAWNER, REAGAN HONORED BY GRANBURY OPTIMISTS

December 9 , 2014 - Granbury High School seniors Will Brawner and Jayci Reagan were honored as the Young Texan and the Young Tex-Anne for December 2014 by the Granbury Optimist Club. The two were recognized at the club breakfast on December 9, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Swimming - Double Dual vs. Carroll-Coppell

December 9, 2014 - GHS swim team competed in a double dual meet vs. Carroll and Coppell.Read Full Story »

 

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

December 9, 2014 - Pirates fall to Corsicana 51-38 in Tuesday night basketball on the road. JV (46-42) and 9th Purple (51-26) both won. Read Full Story »

 

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

December 9, 2014 - Lady Pirates fall to Aledo 42-27 in the District 8-5A basketball opener on Tuesday night at the James Wann Sports Center. JV won 36-27, and 9th won 44-35.Read Full Story »

 

WHITEBOARDS HELPING STUDENTS WITH STRATEGIC THINKING

December 8, 2014 - New whiteboards at Granbury ISD elementary and middle schools are helping students with strategic thinking and creativity as they delve into lessons and projects.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC RIFLE TEAM EXCELS AT STATE CONTEST

December 8, 2014 - The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC rifle team excelled the Texas State All Service 3 Position Air Rifle Championship at the North East ISD’s air rifle complex on December 6, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY FFA COMPETES AT STATE LEADERSHIP CONTEST

December 8, 2014 - Members of the Granbury FFA chapter competed in Leadership Development Event state competition on December 5, 2014, at Sam Houston State University.Read Full Story »

 

GISD TO BEGIN CHRISTMAS BREAK WITH EARLY DISMISSAL ON DECEMBER 19

December 8, 2014 - Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, December 19, 2014, which is the last school day for students prior to the Christmas Break.Read Full Story »

 

PIRATES WIN SAGINAW BOSWELL TOURNEY

December 8, 2014 - The Pirate basketball team won the championship of the Applebee’s Classic tournament held at Saginaw Boswell High School on December 4-6, 2014. The victory kept the boys’ undefeated record intact.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Boys Purple Basketball - Joshua Tournament

December 5-6, 2014 - AMS 7th and 8th Purple teams played at the Joshua basketball tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Boys Gold Basketball - Glen Rose Tournament

December 5-6, 2014 - AMS 7th and 8th Gold teams played at the Glen Rose basketball tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GMS Boys Gold Basketball - Bluff Dale Tournament

December 5-6, 2014 - GMS 7th and 8th Gold teams played at the Bluff Dale basketball tournament.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Boys Purple Basketball - Glen Rose Tournament

December 5, 2014 - GMS 7th and 8th Purple teams played at the Glen Rose basketball tournament.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 FINE ARTS GROUPS SET CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

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

 

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 »

 

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 »

 


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