Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Strings 4 All Seasons

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on August 15 for Strings 4 All Seasons. Strings 4 All Seasons is a string quartet specializing in weddings, receptions, parties and many other types of events. Formed in 2002, they perform in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and the surrounding communities encompassing most of North Texas. Whether you desire a string quartet, trio, duet or soloist, we will provide you with beautiful music to add a touch of elegance to your special day. The quartet members are...

Business Team Hears GHS Transformation Plan

A team of local businesspeople and other community leaders, who are continuing to take a big role in shaping Granbury ISD career and technical education programs, heard a presentation on the upcoming transformation of Granbury High School during a meeting at the Lake Granbury Medical Center Senior Circle building on August 19, 2014. The Business Education Success Team (BEST), which is coordinated with the help of the Granbury Chamber of Commerce, helps develop quality instructional...

JROTC Cadets Complete Summer Leadership Academy

 Hayle Carlile and Kiran Lachman, cadets in the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC program, completed the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy on July 20-26, 2014, in the Washington D.C. area. Cadet Gunnery Sergeant Carlile and Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Lachman were two of only 150 high school students selected from hundreds of applicants from across the country, according to Senior Marine Instructor Lt. Col. Scott Casey. The SLCDA is a week-long program that provides top-performing...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Artéfactz

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Augusst 14th for Artéfactz, located at 120 North Houston on the Historic Granbury Square.  Artéfactz is celebrating it's 5th year anniversary AND celebrating the purchase of the adjacent building once owned by Almost Heaven.  Cynthia James, renowned artist and owner of Artéfactz, says that her life has been a "creative adventure."  On hand to help her celebrate were many of the people who...

GISD Students Meet State Standard in Accountability System

Granbury ISD students met the state standard under the accountability system based on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) exams, according to results released by the Texas Education Agency on August 8, 2014. “Our kids performed well on this test, as we expected,” commented GISD superintendent Dr. James Largent.  “There are still better ways to measure student success than a multiple choice test.  I am proud of our students and staff for...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Sawyer Eye Center

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for Sawyer Eye Center on August 6 at 223 S. Morgan Street.  Dr. Sawyer is a graduate of Granbury High School and it has been his desire to come back to this area to work among friends and family.  He is excited to bring state-of-the-art technology to Granbury in the form of bladeless, laser-assisted, cataract surgery.  His services will also include:  glaucoma care and surgery, eyelid surgery, diabetic eye care, macular degeneration...

Community Event Honoring Israel

On August 22, 2014, the community and surrounding area are invited to join the Brazos Covenant Ministries in welcoming Richard and Carolyn Hyde, Israeli citizens and missionaries.  All ages are invited to bring their families and friends to learn what is really happening in Galilee NOW and why this is vital to all of us.  This will be a great opportunity for everyone to know exactly what the truth is concerning events in Israel and the Gaza Strip. This event will be held at Brazos...

MemberLink Breakfast - 8-7-2014

The Chamber's MemberLink Breakfast was held on August 7th at the Hilton Garden Inn.  The sponsor for the event was Interim Healthcare and Trish Reiner was the presenter. Interim Healthcare offers a variety of hospice services.  Their mission is to improve people’s lives and that is what they do every day. With a broad range of home care expertise, their trained professionals offer comprehensive home care and supportive services that are cost-effective and highly personalized...

Granbury ISD Bond Update

Follow Granbury ISD bond projects at www.granburyisd.org/bond for news, important documents, and other information related to these projects which include transforming Granbury High School, 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. 8/4/2014 Update Read about all the great things going on in Granbury ISD.  See the 2014 brochure posted...

Two New Assistant Principals Joining Campus Leadership

Two Granbury ISD schools will begin the 2013-14 school year with new assistant principals. The new campus administrators are Amanda Burruel at Granbury High School and Kelley Phillips at Brawner Intermediate School. Burruel most recently served as an assistant principal at Cleburne High School.  She began her career as a teacher in North East ISD, a local school district in the San Antonio area.  Burruel holds a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education from Oklahoma...