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- SHAC Meeting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 
District Announcements
Aledo ISD Names Principal for Walsh Elementary

The Aledo ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Mrs. Sheri Coll as the new principal for Mary D. & F. Howard Walsh Elementary School, which opens in August 2017.
 
Mrs. Coll began her teaching career in Tucson, Ariz., where she taught kindergarten. She then moved to the Douglas County School District, near Denver, where she taught third, fourth and fifth grades. Mrs. Coll was promoted to elementary- and then middle-school assistant principal in the Douglas County District, where she served in these roles for six years. She spent the last six years as the principal at Summit View Elementary School where she and her team created a successful 21st Century Innovative School that has ranked in the top 10-percent in state test scores. A very recent accolade/honor is that Summit View Elementary School was named a 2017 John Irwin Schools of Excellence Award recipient. Read more.

It’s Pre-K / Kindergarten Round-up Time!

Aledo ISD Pre-K and Kindergarten Round-Up is April 3-7 for the 2017-2018 school year. Each elementary campus will host registration between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday for students who will be at least four years of age as of Sept. 1, 2017. On Thursday, April 6, campuses are open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Students planning to attend Walsh Elementary can register at any Aledo ISD elementary campus. See more details in English and Spanish.

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

Purple Up! for Military Kids April 21


April is the month of the Military Child, providing an opportunity to recognize and honor the service of our youngest heroes, military children. Help us turn Aledo ISD PURPLE on April 21 as we Purple Up! for Military Kids! Wearing purple is a very visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple symbolizes all branches of the military, as it is the combination of Army green, Marine red, Coast Guard, Navy and Air Force blue. Be creative….the goal is for military youth to see they have our thanks and support!

Cadets End Season with Second-Place Win
The Cadets of Parker County ended their amazing season during Spring Break competing in the NTCA Cadet Championships at Saginaw High School. They received a score of 92.71, which earned them second place and the silver medal! Congratulations on all the hard work and dedication shown by the Cadets this year!
 
Top Row: Asst Dir Caleb Hunter, Addison Kirkman, Brianna Glick, Victoria Bullock, Jessica Hankerson, Zoie Gualandi, Keeley Mankey, Director Junior Marquez, Morgan Furlow, Captain Mary McQuade; Bottom Row: Emilia Witt, Kaitlyn Anderson, Kelsey Upward, Sarina Evers, Georgia McQuade, Mya Lowe
Signups Starting for Summer Camps


If you’re looking for exciting opportunities for your kids this summer, check out the Summer Camps tab on the left-hand side this website. Several camps are already listed, and there are more to come. Stay tuned for summer fun!

New School Record for Gracie Morris



Over spring break, freshman Gracie Morris competed in the Texas Distance Festival hosted by Southlake High School. She won the Elite 1600m with a new school record time of 4:53.02. This time is one of the fastest 1600m races in the nation this year. Way to go, Gracie!!
 

Substitute Teacher of the Month



Ruby Cooper has been named the Substitute of the month for February 2017. Ruby has been a substitute with the District since 2008. We are very grateful to Ruby, and to all of our substitutes, who do an amazing job for us.

Coder Tech Ninjas Teach Techniques to Trustees
The March AISD Board of Trustees meeting highlighted some of Coder Elementary School’s Tech Ninjas who showed off their technology skills to board members. This year, each teacher from Coder selected one of their students to be the Tech Ninja for their class. Tech Ninjas meet on a monthly basis and learn troubleshooting tips for devices used in the classroom. They are the leader in the classroom when technology problems arise. Tech Ninjas also learn how to use new applications, and take what they have learned back to their classroom and teach their fellow classmates. It was a delightful demonstration of how these little learners know their skills. Read more. See more photos on the AISD Facebook page.


Preston Tubbs  with Trustee Hoyt Harris         Mercy Hartmann with Trustee Bobby Rigues
Four-Day Weekend Coming Soon!

Spring is in the air and Easter is just around the corner. Aledo ISD will celebrate with school holidays on Friday, April 14, and again on Monday, April 17. Originally set aside as a bad-weather makeup day, now April 17 will be a school holiday. Classes will resume as usual on Tuesday, April 18. Happy Easter!

AHS Swimmer Off to World Championships

AHS swimmer Aspen Shelton is an amazing young lady who is on the path to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games representing Team USA.
 
Aspen, a sophomore, is a USA swimmer and a U.S. Paralympic swimmer. She swam at the 5A UIL Regional Meet in February and broke the American U.S. Paralympic American Short-Course Records in the 50 back, 100 back and 100 free. Aspen also swam at the Oklahoma Para-Swimming Open meet last weekend, where she broke the U.S. Paralympic American Long-Course Record for the 100 free.
 
Aspen’s next meet is the March 30- April 2 Speedo Can-Am Para-swimming Championships in Windsor, Ontario. This summer, she will compete at the U.S. Paralympic World Championships Trials in Colorado Springs, Colo. Follow along on www.teamusa.org for American Records and Events. U.S. Paralympic Swimming also has a Facebook page and Twitter. Cheers for Aspen!

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.
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Hyperlink Shows Progress Updates for Walsh Elementary
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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