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GISD e-News - December 19, 2014

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, December 19, 2014


AMS PBL Showcase  GEF  Lady Pirate Soccer  AES

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

 

AMS students (left) showcased their knowledge in project based learning initiatives on Friday morning; the Granbury ISD Education Foundation (center left) awarded grants for innovative teaching projects during the GEF Prize Party on Wednesday; Lady Pirate Soccer players (center right) volunteered for Hood County Christmas for Children distribution on Wednesday; AES third graders entertained parents with a "Jingle Bell Jukebox" program on Thursday night.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all our GISD families. Have a safe and enjoyable break. Remember students report back on Tuesday, January 6.  Teachers and staff will have a workday on Monday, January 5.

 

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

 

AMS SHOWCASES PROJECT BASED LEARNING

December 19, 2014 - Acton Middle School students demonstrated their progress with project based learning during the school’s second annual showcase on December 19, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC CYBERPATRIOT TEAM ADVANCES TO REGIONAL CONTEST

December 19, 2014 - A Granbury Marine Corps JROTC team recently concluded an exceptional round of competition in the seventh season of CyberPatriot – the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.Read Full Story »

 

TRAVIS NAMED TEACHER OF THE MONTH

December 18, 2014 - DeAnn Travis, fifth grader teacher at Oak Woods School, was named Granbury ISD Teacher of the Month for October 2014 in a program sponsored by Christina's Boutique & Bistro.Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY STUDENTS RIDE ON THE POLAR EXPRESS

December 18, 2014 - Granbury kindergarteners took a ride on the Polar Express during school activities in December 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GHS STUDENTS EARN STATE BIDS AT ABILENE DEBATE TOURNAMENTS

December 18, 2014 - Three Granbury High School students earned bids to the Texas Forensic Association state tournament during the Abilene Swing speech and debate tournaments on December 5-6, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GMS BUSINESS PROJECT RAISES MONEY FOR BEN

December 18, 2014 - A business project at Granbury Middle School recently helped raise money for “Ben” the drug dog.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC RIFLE TEAM SELECTED FOR REGIONAL CONTEST AGAIN

December 18, 2014 - Rifle teams from the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC are headed back to a regional competition. The Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center cadets will make their second straight appearance at the JROTC Regional Service Championships on February 19-21, 2015, in Anniston, Alabama.Read Full Story »

 

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR BACCUS READING PROGRAM

December 18, 2014 - Nettie Baccus Elementary School is seeking volunteers for the Baccus Elementary Academic Mentors (BEAM) program.Read Full Story »

 

FIRST AID A PRIORITY AT BRAWNER

December 18, 2014 - Students at Brawner Intermediate School got an important lesson on first aid during a special unit on December 17, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GEF PRIZE PARTY AWARDS SCHOOL GRANTS

December 17, 2014 - The GEF Party Bus traveled all over the community on December 17, 2014, as the Granbury ISD Education Foundation announced the winners of grants and a special award totaling over $50,000.Read Full Story »

 

PIRATES MAKE ALL-DISTRICT FOOTBALL TEAM

December 17, 2014 - Thirty-two Granbury Pirates received District 8-5A honors for the 2014 football season.Read Full Story »

 

STARS ACCELERATED HIGH SCHOOL HOLDS FALL GRADUATION

December 17, 2014 - STARS Accelerated High School held fall graduation exercises on the evening of December 16, 2014, at Acton Baptist Church. Seven students received high school diplomas during the ceremony.Read Full Story »

 

SEVEN CHOIR STUDENTS MAKE FINAL ALL-STATE AUDITION ROUND

December 16, 2014 - Seven choir students from Granbury High School recently advanced toward the final round of auditions to qualify for one of three all-state choirs. Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL TRUSTEES RECOGNIZE GHS STUDENTS

December 16, 2014 - Granbury school board trustees recognized several Granbury High School students during the regular meeting on December 15, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL BOARD BEGINS EMPLOYEE PAY SYSTEM REVIEW

December 16, 2014 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on December 15, 2014, and began a review of employee pay systems.Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY STUDENTS SUPPORT CHRISTMAS FOR CHILDREN

December 16, 2014 - Granbury students are busy collecting cash and toy donations to support Hood County Christmas for Children.Read Full Story »

 

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

December 16, 2014 - Lady Pirates fell to Crowley 61-53 in district basketball on the road Tuesday night. JV won 62-32, and 9th won 54-18. Read Full Story »

 

GHS BAND MEMBERS MAKE ALL-REGION

December 15, 2014 - Eighteen Granbury High School Band members were selected for the All-Region Band during recent tryouts. Eight are advancing to the area auditions for a chance to make the All-State Band.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC EXCELS AT MARINE CORPS INSPECTION

December 15, 2014 - The Marine Corps JROTC unit of Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center received an excellent rating during an inspection on December 11, 2014.Read Full Story »

 

GIFTED AND TALENTED MEETINGS SLATED FOR PARENTS

December 15, 2014 - Granbury ISD will be holding parent meetings regarding the district Gifted and Talented program during January and February 2015.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Boys Basketball vs. Stephenville

December 15, 2014 - GMS boys basketball vs. Stephenville: 8th Purple fell 36-11; 8th Gold fell 29-10; 8th White fell 27-9; 7th Purple fell 28-17; 7th Gold fell 12-6; 7th White fell 22-6.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Girls Basketball vs. Stephenville

December 15, 2014 - GMS girls basketball vs. Stephenville: 8th Purple fell 45-26; 8th Gold fell 38-13; 8th White fell 35-6; 7th Purple fell 40-9; 7th Gold fell 33-6; 7th White fell 37-6.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Girls Basketball vs. Mineral Wells

December 15, 2014 - AMS girls basketball vs. Mineral Wells: 8th Purple fell 32-26; 8th Gold fell 35-10; 8th White fell 30-9; 7th Purple fell 31-19; 7th Gold won 33-9; 7th White won 22-6.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  AMS Boys Basketball vs. Mineral Wells

December 15, 2014 - AMS boys basketball vs. Mineral Wells: 8th Purple won 33-28; 8th Gold fell 33-31: 8th White fell 25-24; 7th Purple won 46-17; 7th Gold won 44-11; 7th White won 32-2.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Swimming - TISCA Meet

December 12-13, 2014 - GHS swimmers competed at the Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association meet in Frisco.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  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 » 

 

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 »

 

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 »

 


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