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GISD e-News - April 7, 2015

Granbury ISD

GISD e-News | Tuesday, April 7, 2015


Baccus  Roberson Mambrino   AMS Math Egg Hunt

SCENES FROM AROUND GRANBURY ISD

Baccus second graders (left) illustrated the life cycles of butterflyies; Roberson students and teachers (center left) wrote letters of appreciation to Granbury police officers; Mambrino first graders (center right) enjoyed a day of science activities at the GISD Outdoor Learning Center; AMS students (right) hunted through the OLC to find eggs stuffed with math problems to solve.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

EARLY DISMISSAL ON FRIDAY:  Schools will dismiss classes early on Friday, April 10.  Elementary and intermediate campuses will dismiss at 11:45 A.M. The middle schools, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, and Granbury High School will dismiss at 1:00 P.M. Buses will transport students home early based on this schedule. The Extended School Day program will be open at all elementary and intermediate schools until 6:00 P.M. All STARS Accelerated High School students will meet during the morning session from 8:15 A.M.-12:15 P.M.

 

UPCOMING RUNS:  Sign up for some upcoming runs to support GHS organizations. Click on the links for more information.

SATURDAY YARD SALE: Baccus Elementary will host a Scholarship Fund Yard Sale on Sat., Apr. 11 from 8am-1pm at the GISD Adminstration parking lot at 600 W. Pearl Street.

 

BAD WEATHER MAKEUP DAY: Mark your calendars. School will be in session on Monday, June 1.

 

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

 

SOCCER SEASON ENDS FOR PIRATES IN AREA PLAYOFF

April 7, 2015 - The season came to an end for the Pirate soccer team following a 2-1 loss to Denton in the Class 5A area playoff game on April 3, 2015, at Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School.Read Full Story »

 

GRANBURY STUDENTS SHINE AT DISTRICT UIL ACADEMIC MEET

April 7, 2015 - Several students from Granbury High School will be competing at the upcoming Region I UIL academic and speech meet after excelling at the District 8-5A competition held March 26-27, 2015, at Joshua High School.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOLS NAME TEACHERS OF THE YEAR

April 7, 2015 - Granbury ISD school campuses have named their Teachers of the Year for the 2014-15 school year.Read Full Story »

 

MAMBRINO FIRST GRADERS VISIT OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER April 3, 2015 - First graders from Mambrino School visited the Granbury ISD Outdoor Learning Center on April 2, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

GMS ENGLISH STUDENTS MENTOR AT EMMA ROBERSON

April 3, 2015 - English I classes from Granbury Middle School mentored younger students at Emma Roberson Elementary School on March 31, 2015. Read Full Story »

 

CAROL HOWARD RETIRING AS ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

April 3, 2015 - Granbury ISD assistant superintendent Carol Howard has announced her retirement effective in August 2015.Read Full Story »

 

“FOOTLOOSE” SET FOR MAY 1-3 AT GHS

April 3, 2015 - Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater students will present the musical “Footloose” on May 1-3, 2015, at the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.Read Full Story »

 

GHS RIFLE TEAM COMPETES AT NATIONAL CONTEST

April 3, 2015 - The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC rifle teas competed in the National JROTC Championship on March 19-21, 2015, at Camp Perry, Ohio. The national-level contest featured the best JROTC units from all service branches.Read Full Story »

 

FRESHMAN TO ATTEND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

April 2, 2015 - Brooke Boyd, a freshman at Crossland Ninth Grade Center, has been selected to attend the Congress of Future Scientists and Technology Leaders on June 28-30, 2015, in Boston.Read Full Story »

 

HOOPSTERS NET ALL-STATE ACADEMIC HONORS

April 1, 2015 - Eight Granbury High School basketball players and one manager were recently named Academic All-State by state coaching associations.Read Full Story »

 

LADY PIRATE BASKETBALL GIRLS HONORED AT BANQUET

April 1, 2015 - Lady Pirate basketball players were honored at a banquet on March 23, 2015, at Lakeside Baptist Church.Read Full Story »

 

HISTORY FIELD TRIP EDUCATES AP STUDENTS

April 1, 2015 - Advanced Placement students from Granbury High School had a unique opportunity to learn about U.S. history during a field trip to Dallas on March 25, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL BANDS HOSTING OPEN HOUSE FOR FIFTH GRADERS ON APRIL 23 AND 28

March 31, 2015 - Band directors from Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School will host two open house events and instrument fittings in April 2015 for incoming new band members at the AMS and GMS band halls. Read Full Story »

 

TRAINERS RECEIVE NATIONAL SAFE SPORTS SCHOOL AWARD

March 31, 2015 - Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center athletic trainers are the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School award. Read Full Story »

 

GHS TROUPE SHINES AT ONE ACT PLAY CONTEST

March 30, 2015 - Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center theater arts students shined at the UIL One Act Play district competition on March 28, 2015, at Burleson Centennial High School.Read Full Story »

 

BRAWNER PLANNING HEALTH AND FITNESS FAIR FOR APRIL 9

March 30, 2015 - Health and fitness will be in the spotlight at Brawner Intermediate School during a fair scheduled for Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 5:30-7:00 P.M. Read Full Story »

 

CARPENTER HONORED BY WEATHERFORD COLLEGE ACADEMY March 30, 2015 - Scott Carpenter, a science teacher at Acton Middle Schoool, was among 32 area teachers recognized on January 30, 2015, by Weatherford College at the Jack Harvey Academy of Exemplary Teachers. Read Full Story »

 

PROJECT GRADUATION HOSTING 5K AND FUN RUN ON MAY 2

March 26, 2015 - The GHS Project Graduation is hosting its 13th Annual 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, May 2, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP SCHEDULED FOR MAY 13

March 25, 2015 - Elementary schools in Granbury ISD will hold Kindergarten Roundup from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, for parents to register their children for kindergarten or pre-kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year.Read Full Story »

 

SCHOOL TRUSTEES HEAR REPORT ON GHS CONSTRUCTION

March 24, 2015 - The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a report on bond construction at Granbury High School during its regular monthly meeting on March 23, 2015.Read Full Story »

F1 TEAMS HOSTING SUPER RUN ON APRIL 11

March 3, 2015 - Granbury High School’s Formula One teams are hosting a Super Run on Saturday, April 11, 2015.Read Full Story »

 

2015-16 GRANBURY ISD SCHOOL CALENDAR AVAILABLE

February 17, 2015 - The Granbury ISD calendar for the 2015-16 school year is now available on the school district website.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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

GISD SPORTS ROUNDUP

 
GHS Boys Golf - District 8-5A Tournament April 7-8, 2015 - Pirates are in third place with a team score of 302 after Day 1 of the District 8-5A golf tournament at Squaw Creek Golf Course in Glen Rose. Zach Wall leads the Purple team at 73; others on the squad are Davis McDuff (75), Brady Wright (76), Luke Elliott (78), and Harrison Knight (79). The Gold team posted 355: Anson Wilson (80), Blake Brown (82), Will Warner (86), Karsten Harrison (87), and Sam Sonderer (88).Read Full Story »

 

GHS Girls Golf - District 8-5A Tournament April 7-8, 2015 - Lady Pirates are in fourth place with a team score of 374 after Day 1 of the District 8-5A golf tournament at Squaw Creek Golf Course in Glen Rose. Tifton Puckett leads the squad with 87; other team members are Juliana Eckley (94), Mollee-Jo Crain (95), Alexis Gapinski (98), Madeline Phillips (98). The Gold team shot 409; individual scores are not yet available.Read Full Story »

 

GHS Tennis - District 8-5A Tournament

April 6-7, 2015 - Alex Jenny and Keelyn Taylor won the girls doubles championship at the District 8-5A tennis meet on Tuesday at Burleson High School. Molly Garrison and Bryten Otting placed second in mixed doubles and Paige Pritchard is second in girls singles. Beau Pritchard won third in boys singles and will be a regional alternate.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC JV Baseball vs. Crowley

April 6, 2015 - JV Purple Pirates def. Crowley 3-0 in district baseball on Monday night at Tidwell Field. JV Gold fell 4-2 on the road.Read Full Story »

 

GHS Boys Soccer - Area Playoff vs. Denton

April 3, 2015 - Pirates fall to Denton 2-1 in area soccer playoff on Friday night at Chisholm Trail HIgh School.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Softball vs. Burleson

April 3, 2015 - Lady Pirates def. Burleson 1-0 in nine innings of district softball at home on Friday night. JV lost 17-2.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Baseball vs. Aledo

April 3. 2015 - Pirates fall to Aledo 8-4 in district baseball on Friday. JV Purple lost 11-1, and JV Gold fell 8-2.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC JV Tennis - South Hills Tournament

April 3, 2015 - JV tennis players competed in the Fort Worth South Hills tournament. Read Full Story »

 

GHS Girls Golf - Match Play Tournament vs. Joshua April 2, 2015 -Lady Pirates competed against Joshua in a match play tournament on Thursday at Squaw Valley Golf Course in Glen Rose. Match scores were: 73-94 Joshua, 86-93 Joshua, 94-94 tied, 95-96 Joshua, 96-99 Granbury, 96-112 Granbury. Individual scores for the GHS girls were: Madeline Phillips (93), Reagan Wilkinson (93), Mollee-Jo Crain (94), Juliana Eckley (96), Alexis Gapinski (96), Skylar Woodward (96), Laurel Burns (102), Kylie Moore (104), Jenni Prater (111).Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Track - Keith Gilbert Relays (Burleson)

April 2, 2015 - Pirates and Lady Pirates competed at the Keith Gilbert Relays at Burleson HS.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Baseball vs. Burleson Centennial March 30, 2015 - Pirates def. Burleson Centennial 4-3 in 13 innings of district baseball at home at Tidwell Field. JV Purple fell 5-2, and JV Gold won 6-0.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Softball vs. Crowley

March 30, 2015 - Lady Pirates fall to Crowley 12-5 in district softball on Monday night at home. JV won 5-3.Read Full Story »

 

GHS Varsity Tennis - Abilene Eagle Invitational

March 27-28, 2015 - GHS varsity tennis players competed in the Abilene High School Eagle Invitational.Read Full Story »

 

GHS/CNGC Baseball vs. Stephenville and Benbrook

March 28, 2015 - Pirates def. Stephenville 8-4 in non-district baseball on Saturday afternoon. In doubleheaders, JV Purple def. Benbrook 12-5 and 10-8 and JV Gold def. Stephenville 12-2 and 14-6.Read Full Story »

 


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