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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
Ellie Posey Named AHS Homecoming Queen 2016;
Bearcats Shock Saginaw with 70-7 Victory
See more photos on the Aledo ISD facebook page.
AdvoCats Angel Project Helps Provide a Merry Christmas to Area Children

The Aledo Children’s AdvoCats Angel Project 2016 is now underway, and Angel Project volunteers are vital to its success. Angel Project organizes Christmas gifts for qualified Aledo ISD students and siblings who reside in the same home. 438 children from over 185 families had a very Merry Christmas last year because of our generous community volunteers!
 
We would greatly appreciate your assistance with this year’s Angel Project. There are two ways to help: be a shopper, and adopt one or more children (child’s wish list is provided) or give a monetary donation to help where needed. Download a  Shopper/Donation form here. Or visit our website at www.aledoadvocats.com/programs or contact Amanda delMas at angelproject@aledoadvocats.com to volunteer, sign-up to adopt an angel or donate. Read more.

AISD Superintendent Citty Reprises Board Meeting Highlights at First Brown-Bag Lunch

The first brown-bag luncheon of the year, held at Stuard Elementary, included a recap of the previous evening’s board discussion regarding Aledo ISD elementary No. 5. The schedule for determining attendance zones was also reviewed, along with long-term plans for the district.

Dr. Citty reiterated that the newest campus will open in August 2017. At that time, current fourth-graders will continue through their fifth-grade year at an elementary campus. This means McAnally Intermediate School will be a sixth-grade-only campus for school year 2017-18. In essence, next year Aledo ISD will go from four K-4th-grade campuses to five K-5th-grade campuses. Read more.

AHS Tennis Team District Champions!

The Aledo High School Tennis Team defeated Chisholm Trail 16-3 to clinch the District 6-5A championship! This is the 11th consecutive district championship for AHS fall team tennis. In a nondistrict match last week, AHS swept Birdville High School 19-0. AHS will face Azle High School in the final district match of the fall season on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at home.
 
Pictured are Lance McClure and Tristan Trotter, and Allison Dale.

Aledo ISD Now Part of Campus Crimestoppers
Join Us in the Fight Against Crime


NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Tuesday, Oct. 4
6 – 8 p.m.
Bearcat Stadium


See YOU there.
AHS Graphics Team Scores with Golf Signs

Special thanks to Aledo High School graphics team for designing and printing the golf signs for the 2016 East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Shot in the Dark Golf Tournament.

Bottom Row from left to right: Arlind Querimann, Hallie Purczinsky & Savannah Thomas; Middle Row left to right: Sarina Swoyer, Genesis Pina & Colton Bruce; Not pictured: Lucas Swart & Carlisle Ross

Rigues Reelected to State Association Board

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has reelected Bobby Rigues of Aledo ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 11, position A. Since 2004, Rigues has served on the Aledo ISD school board, holding both president and vice-president positions. He is a 2009 Leadership TASB graduate and recipient of the 2010 LTASB Alumni Leadership Award. In 2011, Rigues was named the Texas School Public Relations Association’s Key Communicator. READ MORE.

AHS Standout Chuck Filiaga Honored by U.S. Army All-American Bowl

The U.S. Army All-American Bowl presented by American Family Insurance Selection Tour officially recognized offensive lineman Chuck Filiaga as a 2017 U.S. Army All-American. Aledo High School honored Chuck before his teammates, classmates, friends and family during an assembly at the school. By becoming an U.S. Army All-American, Chuck Filiaga joins an elite group.  Players are chosen not only because they excel on the football field, but because they are both mentally and physically agile, and they are able to adapt to challenging situations, similar to U.S. Army Soldiers.
 
The 2017 U.S. Army All-American Bowl presented by American Family Insurance is Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at 12 p.m. CST on NBCREAD MORE.

AHS Theatre Presents "Peter and the Starcatcher"

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!

Get Your Flu Shots Oct. 3-7

The Parker County Hospital District will be at Aledo ISD the week of Oct. 3-7 providing flu vaccine clinics:
 
Monday, Oct. 3
Aledo High School – 8 a.m.
Aledo Learning Center – immediately following AHS
Aledo Middle School – 8 a.m.
 
Tuesday, Oct. 4
McCall Elementary School – 7 a.m
Coder Elementary School – 7 a.m.
Don R. Daniel Ninth Grade Campus – 10 a.m.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Vandagriff Elementary School – 7 a.m.
 
Thursday, Oct. 6
Stuard Elementary School – 7 a.m.
 
Friday, Oct. 7
McAnally Intermediate School – 8 a.m.
 
Flu Shots will be given at no charge to students with completed forms. Here they are in English and Spanish. More information can be found here. NOTICE: The FluMist is not available in the United States this flu season. A full report can be found at www.cdc.gov. Questions? Call PCHD at 817-458-3254.

AHS Jazz Band Sounds Off at Region and Area Competitions
The AHS Jazz Band boasts 11 All-Region Band students, with four advancing to Area competition. They are Tommio Porter, Parker Ferrell, Caitlin Nichols and Jake Green, who  have now submitted recordings for the All State Jazz Band. Watch for further results in November. Congratulations!

All-Region qualifiers are front row left to right: Parker Ferrell, Nick Chavez, Emma Hulce, Caitlin Nichols, Grant Goldberg, Tanner Legvold and Jake Green; back row left to right: Christian Gaffner, Beau Ballard, John Plunk, Travis Reddout, Preston Yeaman, Blaine Tatum and Tommio Porter.
 
AdvoCats Help & Hope Luncheon

Purchase tickets. For more information, contact Lindsey Edwards at membership@aledoadvocats.com or 817-966-0078.
Bearcat Store – Home of the Official Bearcat Fan Apparel!
Football tickets are just one of the top sellers at Aledo ISD’s Bearcat Store. Located in the district administration building, the store is your “go-to” place for Bearcat-themed caps, bucket hats, shirts, emblems, jackets and more. Amy Slape, store coordinator, said some items sell out within a week of arrival, and new merchandise comes in each week. “You can also follow Bearcat Store on facebook READ MORE.
“Fall Back” as Daylight Saving Time Ends


The days are getting shorter as darkness creeps in earlier each day. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday, Nov. 5. Daylight savings time ends Sunday, Nov. 6.

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 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 

"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.

 
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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