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GISD e-News - January 23, 2015

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, January 23, 2015


 

OLC  AES Reading Night  Soccer  Soccer

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

Baccus kindergarteners (left) enjoyed a day at the GISD Outdoor Learning Center; "The Mad Scientist" and "Ms. Frizzle" (center left) were a hit at the AES Family Reading Night; Lady Pirate (center right) and Pirate (right) soccer seasons kicked off with home games at Pirate Stadium.

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

COLLEGE FAIR: The GHS College and Career Fair is Thursday, January 29 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. in the high school cafeteria.

 

UPCOMING PARENT MEETINGS: Schools will host important parent meetings for 2015-16 scheduling over the next several weeks: 5th grade parent meetings - Tuesday, January 27 at 6:00 P.M. at AMS and GMS; 6th and 7th grade parent meetings - Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00 P.M. at AMS and GMS; 8th grade parent meeting - Monday, February 2 at 6:00 P.M. at Crossland; 9th grade parent meeting - Thursday, February 5 at 6:00 P.M. at Crossland.

 

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB: The Boys & Girls Club of Hood County will hold a grand opening for a new site next to Acton Elementary School all next week on January 26-30. Parents and students visit the new site from 2:30-5:00 P.M. each day.  The new branch is located in the old STARS Accelerated High School building on Acton School Road.

 

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

 

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS CHALLENGED BY STEM MOBILE MUSEUM

January 23, 2015 - Elementary students at Nettie Baccus Elementary School and Oak Woods School enjoyed a number of science and technology activities with a touring museum on January 20-21, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

BACCUS KINDERGARTENERS RETURN TO OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER

January 23, 2015 - Kindergarten students from Nettie Baccus Elementary School returned to the Granbury ISD Outdoor Learning Center on January 20, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS PERFORM WITH ALL-REGION BAND

January 23, 2015 - Students from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School performed with the All-Region Band during a clinic and concert on January 20, 2015, at Joshua High School.Read Full Story »

 

GHS SCHEDULES CHEERLEADER TRYOUTS

January 23, 2015 - Granbury High School has scheduled cheerleader tryouts for the 2015-16 school year.Read Full Story »

 

STOWAWAYS HOLDING TRYOUTS ON MARCH 20

January 23, 2015 - The Stowaways dance and drill at Granbury High School will be holding tryouts for the 2015-16 school year on Friday, March 20, 2015, at Crossland Ninth Grade Center.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: AMS Boys Basketball vs. Burleson Kerr

January 22, 2015 - AMS boys basketball vs. Burleson Kerr: 8th Purple fell 47-14, 8th Gold fell 53-25, 8th White fell 52-17, 7th Purple won 32-19, 7th Gold won 25-22 in overtime, 7th White fell 37-18.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  AMS Girls Basketball vs. Burleson Kerr

January 22, 2015 - AMS girls basketball vs. Burleson Kerr: 8th Purple fell 47-11, 8th Gold fell 26-9, 8th White fell 29-9, 7th Purple fell 25-22, 7th Gold won 14-12, 7th White fell 19-14.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GMS Girls Basketball vs. Weatherford Tison

January 22, 2015 - GMS girls basketball vs. Weatherford Tison: 8th Purple won 45-30, 8th Gold won 15-13, 8th White won 24-20, 7th Purple won 27-6, 7th Gold won 12-11, 7th White fell 13-9.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GMS Boys Basketball vs. Weatherford Tison

January 22, 2015 - GMS boys basketball vs. Weatherford Tison: 8th Purple fell 34-20, 8th Gold fell 24-17, 8th White fell 19-14, 7th Purple won 33-13, 7th Gold fell 20-7, 7th White fell 22-8.Read Full Story »

 

JROTC RIFLE TEAM SHINES AT JUNIOR OLYMPICS TRIALS

January 21, 2015 - Members of the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC shined at the Junior Olympic Air Rifle Trials held January 10-11, 2015, on the campus of Texas Christian University. Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GHS/CNGC JV Boys Soccer vs. Venus

January 21, 2015 - The Pirate JV Gold soccer team fell to Venus 2-1 in a non-district road game.Read Full Story »

 

GHS, ROBERSON STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY SCHOOL BOARD

January 20, 2015 - Students from Granbury High School and Emma Roberson Elementary School were recognized by Granbury ISD school board trustees on January 19, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL TRUSTEES APPROVE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO HELP WITH YMCA CONSTRUCTION

January 20, 2015 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on January 19, 2015, and approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Granbury that will help with the construction of the forthcoming county facility for the Hood County YMCA.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GHS/CNGC Boys Soccer vs. Alvarado

January 20, 2015 - Pirates def. Alvarado 8-0 in non-district soccer on Tuesday night at Pirate Stadium. JV Purple also won 7-0.Read Full Story »

 

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

January 20, 2015 - Pirates def. Aledo 56-51 in district basketball road game on Tuesday night. JV won 50-44, and 9th 58-51.Read Full Story »

 

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

January 20, 2015 - Lady Pirates fall to Aledo 42-39 in district basketball road game on Tuesday night. JV won 41-32, and 9th won 36-24.Read Full Story »

 

CLASSES FOCUS ON CIVIL RIGHTS LEGACY FOR MLK BIRTHDAY

January 19, 2015 - Several Granbury classes focused on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement on January 19, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

LOPEZ SIGNS WITH CISCO JUNIOR COLLEGE

January 19, 2015 - Destini Lopez, a senior on the Granbury Lady Pirate softball team, will be continuing her education and playing career at Cisco Junior College following her graduation from Granbury High School in May 2015. The announcement was made on January 19, 2015, at GHS.Read Full Story »

 

FORMULA ONE TEAMS RACE TO NATIONALS

January 19, 2015 - Granbury High School teams are advancing to national competition in the F1 in Schools competition after winning top honors at the Texas regional contest on January 17, 2015, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin.Read Full Story »

 

DAR HONORS GRANBURY STUDENTS

January 19, 2015 - A Granbury High School senior and an Acton Middle School eighth grader were among area students recognized by the Elizabeth Crockett chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution during an awards presentation on January 19, 2015, at the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Girls Soccer vs. Stephenville

January 19, 2015 - Lady Pirates fall to Stephenville 2-0 in soccer home opener on Monday night at Pirate Stadium. JV Purple won 2-1.Read Full Story »

 

CHOIR SWEETHEART BANQUETS SET FOR FEBRUARY 9-10

January 14, 2015 - Choir students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center will hold Sweetheart Banquets during two performances on February 9-10, 2015, in the Crossland cafeteria.Read Full Story »

 

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.Read Full Story »

 

FIFTH GRADE PARENT MEETINGS AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS ON JANUARY 27

January 13, 2015 - Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School will host meetings for parents of Granbury fifth graders on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

SIXTH AND SEVENTH GRADE PARENT MEETINGS AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS ON FEBRUARY 17

January 13, 2015 - Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School will host meetings for parents of Granbury sixth and seventh graders on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. The students will be in seventh and eighth grade at the middle schools during the 2015-16 school year. Read Full Story »

 

CROSSLAND TO HOST EIGHTH GRADE PARENT AND STUDENT MEETING ON FEBRUARY 2

January 13, 2015 - Parents of eighth graders currently attending Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School are invited to attend a meeting with their students at Crossland Ninth Grade Center on Monday, February 2, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

PARENTS OF GRANBURY NINTH GRADERS INVITED TO INFORMATIONAL MEETING AT CROSSLAND

January 13, 2015 - Granbury High School counselors will be hosting an informational meeting on the evening of Thursday, February 5, 2015, for parents of freshmen who are currently attending Crossland Ninth Grade Center and who will be sophomores next school year.Read Full Story »

 

STUDENT ACTIVITY BUSES TO SHOW OFF PIRATE PRIDE

January 9, 2015 - Granbury ISD teams and other student groups will be showing a lot of Pirate Pride when traveling out of town. Read Full Story »

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR SET FOR JANUARY 29 AT GHS

January 5, 2015 - Granbury High School will host a College and Career Fair on the evening of Thursday, January 29, 2015. The fair will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. in the high school cafeteria.Read Full Story »

 

GISD HISTORY FAIR SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 29

January 5, 2015 - Granbury ISD will be hosting a District History Fair to showcase student projects on Thursday, January 29, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY ISD DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIRS SCHEDULED

January 5, 2015 - Granbury ISD will be hosting District Science Fairs to showcase student science projects in January and February 2015.Read Full Story »

 

JANUARY DESIGNATED SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION MONTH

January 5, 2015 - With January 2015 designated as School Board Recognition Month, Granbury ISD is joining with school districts from around the state to recognize the efforts of school board members on behalf of Texas schoolchildren.Read Full Story » 

 


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