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GISD e-News - February 13, 2015

Granbury ISD GISD e-News | Friday, February 13, 2015


Classroom Technology  Science Fair Science Fair  Tana Moody

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

Classroom technology (left) is getting a big investment thanks to the 2013 bond; Best of Show winners in the Elementary District Science Fair were Emma Roberson kindergartener Jace Coffman (center left) and Mambrino fifth grader Jonah Martin (center right); GHS cheerleader Tana Moody (right) was recently featured in a national magazine.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

STUDENT HOLIDAY MONDAY: Students will also have a holiday on Monday, February 16, as teachers and staff have professional development.  The Extended School Day program will be closed.

 

UPCOMING PARENT MEETINGS: Middle schools will host important 6th and 7th grade parent meetings for 2015-16 scheduling on Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00 P.M. at AMS and GMS.

 

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

 

GOVERNMENT STUDENTS ATTEND "HOOD COUNTY DAY" IN AUSTIN

February 13, 2015 - Government students from Granbury High School joined a large community group for “Hood County Day” at the Teas state capitol on February 11, 2015. The legislative day program was sponsored by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce.Read Full Story »

 

BOND PROVIDING MAJOR INVESTMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY

February 13, 2015 - The 2013 bond program is providing major investments for classroom technology in Granbury ISD.Read Full Story »

 

GHS CHEERLEADER FEATURED IN MAGAZINE

February 13, 2015 - Granbury High School cheerleader Tana Moody was featured in the February 2015 issue of Inside Cheerleading magazine as "Today's Cheerleader" sponsored by Soffe. Read Full Story »

 

STUDENTS HONORED AT GISD ELEMENTARY SCIENCE FAIR

February 13, 2015 - Elementary and intermediate students participating in the Granbury ISD Elementary District Science Fair received recognition for developing innovative projects during an awards ceremony held February 12, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

BASKETBALL TEAMS HONOR SENIORS

February 12, 2015 - The Pirate and Lady Pirate basketball teams at Granbury High School recognized eleven graduating seniors prior to games on February 6, 2015, in the James Wann Sports Center.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Boys Powerlifting - Aledo Meet

February 12, 2015 - GHS powerlifters competed at the Aledo High School meet with Aledo and Saginaw Boswell.Read Full Story »

 

JV LADY PIRATES FINISH PERFECT DISTRICT SEASON

February 11, 2015 - The junior varsity Lady Pirates finished a perfect district season with a victory over Burleson Centennial to conclude their basketball season on February 10, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

STUDENTS LOOK FOR CLUES IN CRIME SCENE PROJECT

February 11, 2015 - It looked a lot like an episode of the “CSI” or “NCIS” television shows as several Granbury High School chemistry students investigated a makeshift crime scene on February 9, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

JUNIOR LEADERS VISIT LAW ENFORCEMENT CENTER

February 10, 2015 - Junior Leadership Granbury continued its monthly meetings on February 9, 2015, with a visit to the Hood County Law Enforcement Center.Read Full Story »

 

PRESS, LIVELY-ADAMS HONORED BY GRANBURY OPTIMISTS

February 10, 2015 - Granbury High School seniors Nikolai Press and Melaine Lively-Adams were honored as the Young Texan and the Young Tex-Anne for February 2015 by the Granbury Optimist Club. The two were recognized at the club breakfast on February 10, 2015. Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS Girls Soccer vs. Burleson Centennial

February 10, 2015 - Lady Pirates def. Burleson Centennial 3-2 in district soccer (after a winning a shoot out 2-1) on Tuesday night at Pirate Stadium.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS Boys Soccer vs. Burleson Centennial

February 10, 2015 - Pirates def. Burleson Centennial 3-0 in district soccer on Tuesday night at Pirate Stadium.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Girls Basketball vs. Burleson Centennial

February 10, 2015 - Lady Pirates def. Burleson Centennial 63-55 in final basketball game of season on the road Tuesday night. JV won 43-38 to end perfect 14-0 district season and 20-4 overall. 9th fell 34-18.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP:  GHS/CNGC Boys Basketball vs. Burleson Centennial

February 10, 2015 - Pirates fall to Burleson Centennial 48-42 in district basketball road game on Tuesday night. JV won 65-58, and 9th won 60-27.Read Full Story »

 

BRAWNER ADVANCING TO STATE SWIM MEET AGAIN

February 9, 2015 - Kaylee Brawner, a sophomore at Granbury High School, is advancing to state for the second year in a row after winning gold at the Region II-5A Swimming & Diving Championship held February 6-7, 2015, at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC JV Soccer vs. Burleson Centenial, Keene Smith, and Birdville

February 9, 2015 - Monday soccer: JV Purple boys def. Burleson Centennial 3-0; JV Purple fell to Centennial 3-1; JV Gold boys fell to Keene Smith 3-0; JV Gold girls fell to Birdville 2-0.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC JV Boys Golf - Paschal Panther Open

February 9, 2015 - JV Pirate golf team finished third with a score of 352 in the Paschal Panther Open at Woodhaven Country Club in Fort Worth on Monday. Individually, Karsten Harrison fired a 79 and tied for second in the tournament. Others on the squad were: Andrew Dunn, 86; Maverick Murphy, 90; Mike Wisely, 97; Taunton Puckett, 104.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC JV Girls Soccer vs. Birdville

Febraury 7, 2015 - JV Gold girls soccer fell to Birdville 3-0 on Saturday afternoon.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Swimming - Region 2-5A Meet

February 6-7, 2015 - GHS sophomore Kaylee Brawner won the 50 yd freestyle and 100 yd freestyle at the Region 2-5A swim meet on Saturday to advance to state for the second straight year.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS Tennis - Birdville Tournament

February 6, 2015 - GHS tennis players winning medals at Friday's tournament in Birdville: Keelyn Taylor and Deanna Rupp, 1st place girls doubles; Mackensie Kindel, 1st place consolation girls singles; Cadence Chiappe and Zach Zagrocki, 3rd place mixed doubles.Read Full Story »

 

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

February 6, 2015 - Pirates def. Joshua 5-2 in district soccer on Friday night. JV Purple won 4-1, and JV Gold beat Alvarado 4-0.Read Full Story »

 

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

February 6, 2015 - Pirates def. Joshua 46-28 in district basketball on Friday night at the James Wann Sports Center. JV won 52-28, and 9th won 74-55.Read Full Story »

 

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

February 6, 2015 - Lady Pirates fall to Joshua 64-48 in district basketball on Friday night at the James Wann Sports Center. JV won 44-32, and 9th won 52-45.Read Full Story »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP: GHS/CNGC Girls Powerlfiting - Joshua Meet

February 5, 2015 - GHS powerlifting girls placed second at the Joshua High School meet.Read Full Story »

 

 

OAK WOODS FIFTH GRADER WINS AREA SPELLING BEE TITLE

February 5, 2015 - Alexander Call, a fifth grader at Oak Woods School, won the Area Spelling Bee held February 5, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

EARLY DISMISSAL ON FEBRUARY 13, STUDENT HOLIDAY ON FEBRUARY 16

February 3, 2015 - Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, February 13, 2015, which is the last day of the fourth six weeks grading period. Students will also have a holiday on Monday, February 16.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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 


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