Help spread the word: Meet the Ladycats softball and Bearcats baseball teams Monday, March 2, at 6 p.m. in the high school indoor facility. See you there!
The first-ever First Lego League team of Aledo Middle School engaged the audience on Feb. 16, 2015, by presenting their learning progression of FLL robotics competition to Aledo School Board and the community.
The AMS students demonstrated their robot missions that completed tasks, and clarified that the competition does not consist solely of the robots judging and challenge. A research project with a presentation of a question, research, and problem-solving strategies are judged with a focus on collaboration and understanding of the FLL Core Values. The first-year team expressed how they attained a winning spot to advance to regional competition in Dallas, and how excited they are to continue through in the next year. AMS students were extremely honored to present at the Aledo School Board meeting and show the community what they worked towards for several months.
On Thursday March 19, from 5-7 p.m., Daniel Ninth Grade Campus is hosting an AMAZING event titled “An Evening with the Arts.” Fifth – twelfth grade art students will have artwork on display. In addition, the Jazz band, “I am Clark Kent,” and Mrs. Rucker’s theater II class will perform an original work just for the occasion! Please come out and support our Aledo ISD Fine Arts students!
These two sessions will offer incredible information for parents!
The Aledo ISD Board of Trustees approved Fred D. Collie as the new Chief of Police for Aledo ISD. Collie most recently served for two years and nine months as the Chief Deputy in the Dallas County Constable’s Office, Precinct 5. Prior to serving in Precinct 5, Collie worked as a Security Consultant with Defenbaugh and Associates, a Dallas-based consulting firm specializing in Homeland Security-related issues, which serves mostly public-sector organizations. Collie spent more than 20 years in public service, including 15 years with the Arlington, Texas, Police Department. He retired from the Arlington Police Department as a Deputy Chief in December of 2004.
"I am excited about the things Chief Collie brings to Aledo ISD,” said Dr. Derek Citty, AISD superintendent. “His breadth of experiences and ability are going to serve us well in leading the fine officers of the AISD PD." READ MORE.
Brody Sharp in Showmanship Class
Aledo ISD students and Aledo FFA members Travis West, Jack Hare, Ryley Zalar and Brody Sharp competed at the Fort Worth Stock Show in the 12th annual Chisholm Challenge. The Chisholm Challenge had more than 170 exhibitors from all over the state competing in several events. This competition allows the opportunity for Equestrians with Disabilities to compete in the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) events including Showmanship, Walk and Trot, Trot/Jog, Western Horsemanship, Trail Horse Class, and Canter/Lope Class. The Aledo participants train out of the Stars and Stripes Stable in Weatherford, and had a wonderful showing. All participating centers like the Stars and Stripes Stable are Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International members (PATH). PATH fosters safe professional, ethical, and therapeutic equine activities through education, communication, research and standards. This ensures that all competitors have certified instructors, and trained horses, and it recognizes and respects all safety requirements. The benefits of therapeutic horseback riding are well established. It enables riders with physical and mental challenges to strengthen their bodies, and empowers their spirits. The Chisholm Trail Challenge is set to help competitors demonstrate their hard work and talents.
Aledo members had an extremely strong showing with Travis West winning the Walk/Jog, Western Pleasure, and the AQHA portions of the program.
Travis West Jack Hare
The 10th Annual Aledo Children's Advocats Run, Walk, or Crawl for our Kids is April 11, 2015. Mark your calendars now! Registration opens in February.
Graduation 2015 is June 7, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. It will be at Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts, located at 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. Each student will receive 12 tickets for their family and friends to attend that evening. The ceremony will be streamed on the web for those guests that will be out of town or unable to make the event.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Three Rules of Being a Parent
- Scholarship myths and facts
- NAIA and JUCO education
- Scholarships, do they differ?
- The Name Game
- Negotiate/Cooperative Education
- Dangers of social networking/cell phones/Saving for College
- National Letter of Intent
- NCAA/NAIA Eligibility Centers
- Recruiting Services
- NCAA core course requirements (emphasis on NEW D1 and D2 requirements) READ MORE.