FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2020 The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved purchase of school supplies for all students as well as COVID-19 testing for all employees during a special meeting on July 9, 2020. The district will be working with Operation School Supplies to provide school supplies for every student in GISD. Pre-packaged supplies for each grade level will enable each student to begin the school year without concern about costs during the health and economic crisis, according to
The Student Services offices at the Weatherford College campuses in Weatherford and Wise County are now fully open to the public.“The office had a limited re-opening this past month, but we are excited to announce offices are now fully openas of this past Monday,” said Adam Finley, executive dean of student services. “Office doors are open and we are continuing to serve students both face-to-face and virtually.”It is still requested that current and new students use the office’s online scheduling system to
Weatherford College officials say more than 900 WC students have received funding through the federal CARES Act, and enough funding for many more students is available.WC received $2.56 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding in early May. Of that, $1.2 million is earmarked specifically for student aid.As of June 30, $716,000 has been awarded with just over $557,000 remaining to be claimed by eligible students attending summer and/or fall classes at WC.“Weatherford
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 30, 2020 Bob Swearingen, Place 7 trustee on the Granbury ISD school board, resigned at a special meeting on June 30, 2020. Mr. Swearingen issued the following statement: I want to publicly apologize for posting inappropriate material on my personal Facebook page. Please know that those comments in no way reflect who I am as trustee, husband, and father of six daughters. The comment was offensive and I have since taken it down and apologized for the mistake. As a school
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2020 The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, to accept the resignation of Place 7 trustee Bob Swearingen. Swearingen’s resignation follows the school board member posting an inappropriate meme on his personal Facebook page. Speaking for other members of the school board, President Mark A. Jackson said, “What he posted was appalling. We are in no way comfortable with it, and frankly we are disappointed in Mr.