Saturday, July 13, 2024

Former Granbury Middle School principal, Andy Smith, has demonstrated remarkable progress in his recovery journey following an extensive stay in an intensive care unit.

“One of the beauties of the program is that our students know what to expect when they walk in our doors daily, and they know they will be cared for in a safe and caring learning environment,” said Grissom.

Established in 1934, Camp El Tesoro celebrates 90 years of outdoor education and adventure for children in North Texas, with the highlight of the celebration camp weekend happening on September …

“Some of my master classes included topics like how policy impacts opportunities for at-risk students, communication skills to build consensus, and what to expect from the 89th Legislative Session. We also visited school districts across the state to learn from their strengths and weaknesses.”

The Granbury Independent School District board of trustees voted 3:2 to sell five acres of land on Acton School Road to Anchor Fellowship Church Granbury for $750,000 during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

Amid parliamentary confusion and points of order, the Granbury Independent School District board of trustees found itself in a spirited debate over a proposal for a forensic audit during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

Three Granbury Independent School District campuses received a significant honor during the regularly scheduled school board meeting June 24. Acton Middle School, Granbury Middle School and STARS Accelerated High School each received the Capturing Kids’ Hearts Rising Star Award — the highest honor a first-year implementer of the program can receive.

The Granbury Independent School District board of trustees deliberated over a resolution regarding Title IX guidelines during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

Some local students were given the opportunity to participate in Boys State and Girls State programs this month. The American Legion has been sending boys to Boys State since 1935 and the American …

Laney Whitefield will compete in the Miss Texas pageant the week of June 23-29. She is the daughter of Landi Friemel of Granbury and Michael Whitefield of Glen Rose.

F or a long time, football has crowned two Texas state champions at the various levels. Now, following a ruling by the University Interscholastic League last week, volleyball, baseball, softball, …

Rattler lineman go for state title BY RICK MAUCH Special to the Hood County News Any football coach will confirm that life is better when linemen — both offensive and defensive …

Reading on the Beach

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Since the Hood County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program kicked off, the bookmobile has been making appearances at City Beach Park Friday mornings in the month of June. There, library …

Meet Shawn Massey, a dedicated master gardener from the Lake Granbury Master Gardener’s Club. Since moving to Granbury in 2018, Massey has been passionate about gardening. When she learned …

Acton Elementary School recently launched its first podcast called “The Learning Lounge,” as a goal to bridge communication and learning between the school and its families, while also fostering a culture of connectedness.

Operations School Supplies is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year.

Any Hood County student in dire need of a backpack can greatly benefit through Cool Junk Antique Boutique’s first-ever backpack drive this summer.

GISDs 2024 Summer Lunch Program is more than just a meal service; it is a lifeline for many families in Hood County, ensuring that children receive the nutrition they need to thrive.

Recent Granbury Independent School District graduate Ella Garner received the perfect parting gift to her high school career when she was named WFAA’s Scholar-Athlete of the Week by Dallas sportscaster Joe Trahan.

The Naval Academy is recognized as a top institution, with U.S. News & World Report ranking it among the top five undergraduate engineering schools and the top 20 best liberal arts colleges.

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