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Spring Break 2017

Aledo ISD schools and offices will be closed the week of March 13-17 to celebrate Spring Break! Classes will resume Monday, March 20, at regularly scheduled hours.

Save the Date -- Aledo ISD Parenting University
April 3 at 7 p.m. at Daniel Ninth Grade Campus.

AHS Varsity Winterguard Takes Second; Cadets Place First

Aledo Varsity Winterguard placed second in their division of Scholastic Open at WGI Dallas Regionals. The Cadets of Parker County took home the first-place trophy during their second competition of the season during the NTCA competition last weekend.

Front Row: Natalie Bowles, Sandie Zapata, Rose Dominick; Middle Row: Abby Hill, Margeaux Johnson, Courtney Andrews, Mary McQuade, Emily Jo Phipps; Back Row:
Havyn Engle, Katie Holland, Cassidy Martin, Sarah Beth Lane, Madi Boltwood, Abby Mitchell

AHS RacquetCats Medal in Six Events

The Aledo High School varsity tennis team medaled in six events in the Byron Nelson Tournament in a field of mainly 6A schools. In the Mixed Doubles A Draw, Nikki Adamie and Alec Meendsen beat Byron Nelson in the final to take first place. In the Mixed Doubles B Draw Consolation, James Young and Tristyn Fambrough beat Flower Mound. In Boys’ Doubles A Draw, Lance McClure and Trey Fambrough defeated Liberty Christian to take third place, and in the B Draw, Ben Colvin and Tristan Trotter beat Northwest for third place as well. In Girls’ Doubles A Draw, Erin Davis and Allison Dale also took third place, and in the Girls’ Singles A Draw, Priscilla Schimming defeated Denton Ryan for third place. Way to play, RacquetCats! See more photos on the district Facebook page.

Ladycat Track Sets New School Records

Last weekend, the Ladycat Track teams participated in its first track meet of the year, finishing first as a team. Top finishers included Kia Jordan, Concetta Ogden, Sierra White, Mackenzie Lyon, Alaina Touchet, Isabelle Maberry, Tysley Valencia, Ellie Reese and Lydia Lawrence. Gracie Morris also set two new school records in the 3200m and 1600m runs! Way to go Ladycats!! 

DNGC Artist’s Work Displayed at State Capitol

Daniel Ninth Grade Art II student Katherine Wood was chosen to have her painting displayed as part of the Youth Art Month exhibit in the State Capitol. March is National Youth Art Month, and the State of Texas has been a leader in Youth Art Month celebrations since it began. The exhibit showcases Pre-K through twelfth-grade works of art from students throughout the State of Texas. Student art from approximately 50 school districts will be in exhibited.
The Texas Art Educators Association sponsors a flag-design contest and an exhibit of 100 pieces of student artwork. The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin partners with TAEA to host the awards ceremony and reception with an extended exhibition of the Youth Art Month artwork, as well as its participation with TASA / TASB each fall.

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
Golf Teams Place Second

In golf, the varsity boys black team of Parker Scaling, Andrew Lane, Evan Pennington, Ben Huxtable, and Austin Griffith placed second at the Boswell Invitational at Fossil Creek Golf Club last week. Parker Scaling tied for third in the individual scores. The Varsity Black Girls team of Madison Wyss, Rylee Gabbert, Deyton Deller, Kaitlyn Wright, and Kayley Wright also placed second at the same tournament. Both teams will play next at the Region I preview tournament at the Rawl’s Course in Lubbock this weekend. The Varsity Orange Boys team consisting of Reed Rogers, Hank James, Matthew Kirkland, and Jacob Trawick won the Buzzy Open held at Cross Timbers Golf Club in Azle yesterday. Reed Rogers was the individual champion with a score of 78. Congratulations!

AHS Horse-Judging Teams Places Fourth

Congratulations to the Horse-Judging team and their fourth-place finish out of 143 teams. Team members are Cassady West, Julie Springer, Daeleigh Patridge and Simone Keck. Cassady was the seventh-high individual. These girls have worked hard and were shooting for the scholarship, but it just didn't happen this round. Congrats on a hard-fought effort.

State Honors Three AHS Band Students

Three members of the AHS Wind Ensemble qualified for State competition, which was held last weekend. Congratulations to Abby Losos, a junior, who won first chair flute in the 5A Symphonic Band. Freshman trumpeter Steven Haxel took fourth chair in the 5A Symphonic Band. Maddie Hardick, also a junior flutist, was named sixth chair in the 6A Philharmonic Orchestra. Maddie was first chair flute last year in the 5A symphonic band. Congratulations to these fine musicians!

UIL Academics Teams on Top!

UIL Academics competed in Mansfield this past weekend with the following results: Cheyenne Mahana placed fourth in Computer Applications. Kelsey Basler placed fifth in Ready Writing. Madison Bunting placed fourth in both Math and Calculator Applications. The team consisting of Alyssa Boblick, Ashlynn Comiskey, Brooke Byles, Kevin Robb and Madison Bunting placed first in Literary Criticism. The team of Benn Grimm, Brandon Byles, Collin Guest, Eric Peterson, and Travis Uhl placed second in Social Studies. Congratulations to these students!

District 6-5A Boys Basketball Game to Determine Playoff Seeding

Aledo Bearcats (visitors) vs. Boswell (home)
Friday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m.
Site: Azle HS
Tickets: $5/$3
Passes: UIL District 6-5A, TABC,THSCA, TGCA

January Sub of the Month

Melanie Bandy has been named the Substitute of the month for January 2017. Melanie has been a substitute with the District since February 2016. We are very grateful to Melanie, and to all of our substitutes, who do an amazing job for us.

Teacher Leader Academy Cohort Five Brings Together Vast Experience

Sixteen Aledo ISD district professionals comprise Aledo ISD’s Teacher Leader Academy for its fifth cohort. With teaching experience ranging from five years to more than 20 years, the group will use the academy to build leadership skills and improve professional practices among the district’s teachers.

Teacher leaders attending the kickoff meeting were Lindsey Coomer, Kelly Daves, Allison Dearman, Ashlee Elswick, Corina Flatten, Katie Graves, Karen Lasater, Kelli McCoy, Michelle McGuire, Emily Mooney, Ronna Montgomery, Barbara Russell, Amanda Streetman, Erin Tribble, Jamie Turner and Paula Vidaurri. Read more.
Ideal Meal

Aledo AdvoCats Run, Walk or Crawl

12TH Annual Aledo AdvoCats Run, Walk or Crawl
Bearcat Stadium, Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8 a.m.

Read more and register! Sponsorships available too!
AISD Board of Trustees Election May 6, 2017
Places 6 and 7 for the Aledo ISD Board of Trustees are on the ballot for the May 6 election. These seats are currently held by David Davis and Hoyt Harris, respectively. The deadline to file is Friday, Feb. 17. Applications may be filed in person at, or be mailed to:
Aledo ISD Administration
1008 Bailey Ranch Road
Aledo, Texas 76008
See more information.

Hyperlink Shows Progress Updates for Aledo ISD Elementary No. 5
Watch the phases of construction of Aledo ISD’s fifth elementary campus at this hyperlink. A time-lapse camera at the site is on loan to the district. It takes a high-level photo every eight minutes and adds it to the collection. Viewers can access specific dates and times to see activity. Eventually, once the school is completed, a comprehensive timeline will be available of the entire construction process to view in just a matter of a few minutes. Stay tuned!  
Aledo ISD Family Pass Offers Family Discounts to Athletic Events

Bearcat Store sells Family Passes for $50, which entitles an entire family admission to all Aledo ISD athletic events for the school year, with the exclusion of varsity football. Family passes are available at the store at the AISD Administration Building between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Only one pass is available per family.

"Check Acceptance Policy"
Aledo ISD has established the following policy for accepting checks and collecting bad checks: For a check to be an acceptable form of payment, it must include your current, full and accurate name, and address and telephone number. When paying by check, you authorize the recovery of unpaid checks and the recovery of the state-allowed fee by means of electronic re-presentment. For assistance, please contact Paytek at 866-399-4101.
Aledo ISD Weather Alerts and School Closings

Official announcements regarding Aledo ISD school closings during inclement weather will be made on KXAS Channel 5 and WFAA Channel 8. When the situation permits, the district will also post closings to the district's website, Facebook page and Twitter (@aisdbearcats).

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