Granbury Schools to End Year with Early Dismissal

Schools in Granbury ISD will dismiss classes early on Friday, May 30, 2014, which is the last day of the school year for students.  STARS Accelerated High School students will have classes through Thursday, June 5. 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. May 30 was a designated bad weather...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - SIG/Ridge T Agency

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for SIG/Ridge T Agency on May 13 located at 908 East Hwy. 377.  Ridge Taylor, owner, has been in the business for over 20 years.  They offer a full-line of insurance options and work closely with over 60 companies to offer the best possible services and prices. Stop by and visit with Ridge or Travis Stephens, or call them at 817-573-2752.  Welcome!

Robertson Wins Dekalb Agricultural Accomplishment Award

Granbury High School senior Ty Robertson, a member of the Granbury FFA officer team, was recently presented the DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award. Robertson received the award for excellence in academics, leadership, and agricultural work experience.  The award, which is sponsored by Monsanto Company, celebrates its 67th anniversary this year.  More than 168,000 high school seniors from across the country have received the award, which has become a symbol for excellence and the...

Meteorologist Talks Weather at Acton Elementary

Larry Mowry, chief meteorologist with CBS 11 News, was at Acton Elementary School on May 6, 2014, to speak to students about weather systems and to conduct a number of interesting and fun experiments. The experiments included such things as cloud formation (pictured above), the combination of warm air and cold air, and even hail. Mowry also gave the students tips on how to stay safe during bad weather. The visit was organized by the local Tornado Recovery Committee.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Lake Granbury Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on May 6 for Lake Granbury Internal Medicine & Pediatrics located at 2005 Rockview Drive.  Dr. Penelope Aiken Jackson's and her staff are very pleased with the new facility.  Dr. Jackson specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics.  She recently added weight management and allergy services. You can contact the office by calling 817-579-1005.  Congratulations!

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Pecan Pavilion at Shady Camp Ground

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on May 3 for the Grand Opening of Pecan Pavilion at Shady Camp Ground on Ravenswood.  A celebration that included food and Cowboy music followed the ceremony.  Bill Green from the Pavilion Committee addressed the group.  Congratulations!

WC Granbury To Offer Education Courses For Future Teachers

The Weatherford College Education Center at Granbury will offer courses required for the Associate of Arts in Teaching degree (AAT) beginning in fall 2014. Students who wish to become certified teachers in Texas can complete the AAT program at Weatherford College and then apply to the Tarleton Teacher Education Program offered on the WC campus or transfer to another university to complete a bachelor’s degree and certification requirements. Students can now earn most of the prerequisites...

GHS Named Top High School by US News World Report

Granbury High School is one of the top high schools in the state, according to a new report from U.S. News & World Report. ”I am so proud of Jeremy Ross and his staff at GHS for the work they have done to transform our high school into one of the best in the nation,” commented Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent.  Only 300 Texas schools made the rankings, and GHS received silver medal recognition based on demographics, participation and performance on college...

Kiwanians Honor GISD Super Citizens

The Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club honored several Hood County fourth and fifth graders as Super Citizens during a luncheon on May 1, 2014, at the Granbury ISD Bridge Street Conference Center. The community service organization recognizes two fourth graders and two fifth graders several times during the school year.  The students are nominated by their teachers for good citizenship. Students who were honored were:  Acton Elementary School – McLain Golba, Michael Mitton, Kailey Norrod,...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Turquoise Tumbleweed

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Turquoise Tumbleweed located at 111 E. Bridge Street on the square on May 1.  Diann Giffin and her daughter, Jessica Wilson, are par