Students from the Aledo High School Health Science Department recently participated in the spring Leadership conference of the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) in Abilene. The spring Leadership conference is the equivalent of HOSA’s District 5 Regional competition. This is the first year that Health Science has been offered in Aledo ISD. The Health Science program is well on its way to becoming the largest pathway in the CTE program at Aledo High School. READ MORE.
Monday, Feb. 15, is a student holiday and staff development day. Classes will resume as normal on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Pictured are Kathy Duke, secretary; Rick Lambert, vice president; Bobby Rigues, CEO; Craig Rothmeier, president. Not pictured is Vernon Anderson. More photos are on the Aledo ISD facebook page.
Real Science: Building Dreams With RobotsAHS senior Carter Haber, president of the school's Robotics team "Circuit Breakers," shared an interview with KTVT Meteorologist Jeff Jameson on the real science behind robots. Copy and paste the link below in your browser to view the interview, which aired Tuesday afternoon. Or you can see it on the Aledo ISD facebook page. Congratulations Carter!
The Aledo Children’s AdvoCats is a nonprofit organization of women committed to raising charitable funds to help fulfill and aid unmet needs of children and their families in the Aledo area. Established in 2002, the AdvoCats have donated more than $500,000 to the community. 100-percent of money raised through fundraisers is used towards charitable efforts such as medical expenses, clothing, living expenses, wheelchairs, dental care, school supplies, counseling and more for Aledo ISD students. AdvoCats is a non-exclusive organization and all women are welcome to join. We are proud of what AdvoCats has done for the Aledo ISD and the community this year!
The AdvoCats is hosting its Annual Run Walk or Crawl COLOR-RUN event on April 9 at Bearcat Stadium at 8 a.m. Please visit their website (www.aledoadvocats.com) to register online for the race and to receive further details about the event.
Vote for the Ladycats Softball Team for the Top Softball Program in DFW. Go to this link and vote for our Ladycats! You may vote multiple times and voting runs through Sunday, Feb. 14 at 9 p.m.
A record 62 art students from Aledo High School and Daniel Ninth Grade Campus received top scores and were awarded divisional medals at the Region XI Visual Art Scholastic Event. Now, six of those will advance to the 2016 State VASE event on April 22-23 in San Antonio. They are: freshmen Kaelee Shero and Kiersten Hart; sophomore Naila Wilson; and seniors Desiree Bolin, Shelby Brittain and Alyssa Lockhart. Congratulations to all the artists who competed in this statewide event! See more photos on the Aledo ISD facebook page.
The mission of the TAEA Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) is to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts by providing art students and programs a standard of excellence in which to achieve.
Photo courtesy of Gittings/Rick Bettinger photographer.
The Winterguard season has opened with spectacular results for Varsity, who won First place at their first competition of the year. It was held Jan. 23 at Lamar High School. The Varsity Guard is in the highly competitive National A Classification. Their show, “Confession,” is a beautifully written show, set in a church with pews and a stained-glass window. The Varsity Guard will perform Feb. 6, at the WGI Dallas Regional competition at Thomas Coliseum in Fort Worth. The Guard’s Preliminary performance will be at 11:28 a.m., with a Finals performance later in the evening, depending on placement.
The J.V. Guard, pictured below, moved up this year READ MORE.
Congratulations to these Aledo High School athletes who signed with various universities to continue their athletic careers:
Larry Brown, Texas A&M Commerce, Football
John Michael Collins, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, Football
Hunter Harris, University of Kansas, Football
Garrett Hyles, Colorado School of Mines, Football
Jack McAdams, Colorado School of Mines, Football
Matthew McCartney, Hardin-Simmons University, Football
Patrick Peek, University of New Mexico, Football
Cailey Bills, MidAmerican Christian University, Soccer
Haley Knesek, Lubbock Christian University, Soccer
Maddie Lozano, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Soccer
Kara Williams, Friends University, Soccer
Lane Vidaurri, North Carolina Sports University, Soccer
Hallie Smith, Centenary College of Louisiana, Softball
La’Kryshna Johnson, Navarro College, Softball
Jacob Ashkinos, Cisco College, Baseball
See photos on the Aledo ISD facebook page, courtesy Mandy McCarley.
Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 7:00 p.m.
TMEA 5A Honor Band Send-Off/Preview Concert at Weatherford High School Auditorium
Friday, Feb. 12, at 8:00 p.m.
TMEA 5A Honor Band State Concert at Lila Cockrell Auditorium/Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio at the TMEA Music Convention