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District Announcements
Message from AISD Superintendent Derek Citty
"Early this morning, we received the very sad news that a member of the Bearcat family passed away. Tenth-grader Trenten Darton was taken to a local hospital yesterday, and died very early this morning. Aledo ISD extends our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Trenten. Out of respect for the family’s wishes, we do not have further information to share at this time." -- Dr. Derek Citty, Superintendent
AHS Theatre Presents "Peter and the Starcatcher" Soon!

Mark your calendars now for AHS Theatre's fall production of "Peter and the Starcatcher!" Join us Sept. 28 and 29 at 7 p.m., or Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. See you there!

PTO Starts Year with High Attendance


More than 30 parents came to the kickoff meeting of Aledo PTO, where President Jennifer Taylor outlined goals for the new school year. Fundraising and service are primary objectives for the organization so that every student in the district benefits. Aledo PTO also works hand in hand with the Aledo Education Foundation to supplement funds, when possible, to facilitate the foundation’s grant funding.

The organization just wrapped up its largest service project, which consisted of nearly 3,000 packets of school supplies being provided for students in grades K-8. This is a wonderful and convenient service for Aledo ISD parents and students.

PTO now moves on to two major fall goals – the fall fundraiser of catalog sales for elementary and intermediate schools; and the fall food drive, which begins in November for the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

“Now is the time to join,” said President Taylor. “The Aledo PTO website (aledopto.org) makes it easy. Plus, READ MORE.
Labor Day Holiday

Aledo ISD schools are closed Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. Classes will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.

"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.

 
Pick Up Your Season Football Passes

Reserved Varsity Football Season Passes are here! You can pick yours up in the Bearcat Store at the AISD Administration Building, located at 1008 Bailey Ranch Rd. 

Bearcat Store Hours: weekdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  If you are unable to come during these times you may allow someone else to pick up your passes by sending written permission. The individual picking the season pass packet up must be the person whose name the pass is registered to, unless written permission is provided. Please note:  Due to a change in the system, everyone will need to pick up a new season pass card this year. Your card from last year will not allow you entrance to the stadium, as previously planned. Also, if you prefer, you may choose paper tickets instead of the plastic card. Just let us know that you would like that substitution when you pick up your passes.

Remaining 2016 season passes will go on sale Aug. 24. These must be purchased in person at Bearcat Store.

Get ready for a great Bearcat Season!

Titletown, TX -- Episode 2: The Beast Comes East to Aledo

Episode 2: The Beast Comes East -- "I'm not used to the Aledo treatment...they made me feel welcome here." Watch it here or on the Aledo ISD facebook page. Watch all of the episodes of #TitleTownTx at titletowntx.com.

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.

New Hyperlink Shows Progress of Aledo Elementary #5

Now you can watch the phases of construction of Aledo ISD’s fifth elementary campus by clicking on 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 video will be available of the entire construction process to view in just a matter of a few minutes. Stay tuned!

Brown Bag Lunch Sept. 20 at Stuard

The first Brown Bag Lunch of the school year is Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Stuard Elementary. Parents and members of the community are invited to join this informational meeting, which begins at noon.

New Menus and Pricing for New School Year

NEW! ANNUAL MENU (printable version) is now available on AISD web page. Click on Cafeteria Services OR download the FREE NUTRICAFE MOBILE APP for menus and more!
 
NEW! You can also click on Cafeteria Services to find “Apply Online” and “Status Online” tabs to provide application assistance for free/reduced-price meals.
 
NEW! The IDEAL Meal option at AHS features premium ingredients. See pricing below.
 
“My School Bucks” lets you sign up and pay for school meals anytime, anywhere from your computer, or download MYSCHOOLBUCKS free mobile app. Get started today!
 
Elementary - $2.50       Intermediate - $2.60       AMS - $2.75
DNG - $3.00        AHS - $3.00 to $3.95 (Ideal Meal)
Reduced Lunch - $ .40    Reduced Breakfast - $ .30
Breakfast - $1.50    Adult Breakfast - $2.00    Adult Lunch - $3.60 

Aledo ISD Welcomes These New Staff Members
New to Aledo ISD this year are these new staffers. Welcome to Bearcat Nation!

Lori Hobbs, Erika Taylor and Lauren Durham at Coder Elementary; not pictured are Valorie Knox, Diana Munoz and Geri Womack

Tracey Haggard, Ashlee Elswick, Michelle McGuire, Kelli McCoy, Allison Dearman and Stephanie Shea at Stuard Elementary; not pictured are Jamie Cole, Suzanne Smith and Haley Loftin

Lindsay Garrison at Vandagriff Elementary; not pictured is Taylor Linam

Rod Arnold, Hannah Loftin, Valerie Watson, and Lindsey Elliott at  McAnally Intermediate School
 
Wendy McGehee, Meri  Bertram, Rickie Hartmann, Caroline Perryman, Barry Yandell and Chris Guild at Aledo Middle School
 
Audrey Laker and Rachael Black at Daniel Ninth Grade Campus; not pictured is Emily Young
 
Andy Clark, Heather Claunch and Austin Long at Aledo High School; not pictured is Ben West
AdvoCats Help & Hope Luncheon

Purchase tickets. For more information, contact Lindsey Edwards at membership@aledoadvocats.com or 817-966-0078.
2016-17 Calendar Now Online


The calendar for school year 2016-17 is now available. Click on District Information at the top of this page and scroll down to access it, or you may also view it here in English or Spanish.

Weather Watch

The district may close schools because of bad weather or emergency conditions. When such conditions exist, the superintendent will make the official decision concerning the closing of the district’s facilities, and parents and employees will be notified through the ParentLink system. When it becomes necessary to open late, to release students early, or to cancel school, parents and district employees will be notified through the ParentLink system. In addition, information will be posted on the district’s Website and the following television and radio stations will be notified:


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