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Upcoming Events
2/4/2015
2/16/2015
2/23/2015
- SHAC Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
3/2/2015
 
District Announcements
AHS Swim Team Qualifies for Regionals, Sets School Record!


Congratulations to the Swim team for finishing fourth at the district meet last night. Sixteen swimmers qualified for Regionals in 14 events. Sophomore Skylar Potts set a school record in the 100-yard Butterfly and is the District Champion. Freshman C.J. Pfeil (“feel”) finished second behind Skylar. Jacob Babcock took second place in the very competitive 50-yard Freestyle event.

AHS Debate Heads to State!

Congratulations to the Aledo CX debate teams who competed in UIL yesterday. Coby Talley, Zack Huxel, Cole Forsythe and Elizabeth Larson will advance to the State Competition in March. Way to go!!
Aledo High School National Signing Day Ceremony
Join us to honor these athletes at the National Signing Day Ceremony
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at 7:45 a.m.
Aledo Athletic Indoor Facility

Connor Duer, Murray State, Baseball
Jess Anders, UTSA, Football
Johnathan Durham, Kansas State Univ., Football
Toby Gray, Lindenwood Univ., Football
Isaiah Mallory, Oklahoma Baptist Univ., Football
Ryan Newsome, UCLA, Football
Quincy Ballard, DePauw University, Girls’ Golf
Maddie Swift, Northwestern College in Iowa, Girls’ Soccer
Grace Auth, Austin College, Girls’ Soccer
Brittney Trought, UT El Paso, Girls’ Soccer
Danielle Trought, UT El Paso, Girls’ Soccer
AHS Hosts Information Expo
Attention all current 9th-11th graders: Please join us for the first annual Info Expo on Feb. 2 in the AHS cafeteria. You'll learn all about course offerings for the 2015-16 school year. Here are more details.
Padilla Poll Coaches Announce 2014 5-A All-State Team

Congratulations to these members of the 2014 5-A All-State Football Team

Steve Wood, Division 1 Coach of the Year
First Team Offense: Luke Bishop, Hunter Harris and Ryan Newsome
First Team Defense: Johnathan Durham, Garrett Uhl and James Williams
Second Team Defense: Patrick Peek

Dollars for Wounded Warriors
The Aledo High School Student Council raised almost $1400 last week for the Wounded Warrior Project. The classes that raised the most money were Coach Nelson’s fourth-period class at the high school, and Ms. Callaway and Coach Reid’s fourth-period classes at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus. Each class received a Pizza Lunch sponsored by the Student Council. Congrats!
 
 
Aledo ISD Hosts Future-Ready Schools Consortium
The Future-Ready Schools Consortium of Northwest Texas was hosted by Aledo ISD this month, the consortium’s second of four meetings for the school year. Attendees included principals, administrators and other guests from Aledo, Boyd, Godley, Graham, Millsap, Mineral Wells, Perrin-Whitt, Poolville, Santo and Weatherford. The daylong session featured Dr. Deborah Cron, former superintendent of Weatherford ISD, who served as a facilitator for the day. Dr. Jeff Turner, retired superintendent of Coppell ISD, presented the opening address.

What is a “future-ready” school? It’s an effort to maximize digital learning opportunities, and help districts move toward preparing students for success in college, careers and in citizenship. READ MORE.

Shorthorn Steer a Winner for Ashley Melton

Aledo High School FFA member Ashley Melton is pictured here with her trophy from the Champion Shorthorn Steer at the Fall Classic. This Classic is considered one of the biggest and toughest shows in the Texas Junior Livestock Show Series. Ashley and her shorthorn steer have been Grand or Reserve Shorthorn four times already this year, and she is hoping to finish the year with him at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in March. Way to go, Ashley!

AHS Excels at All-Region Orchestra

Four from Aledo participated in the All-Region High School Symphony Orchestra last weekend at Paschal High School in Fort Worth. Congratulations to Anna Dalton, Kate Norman, Madison Hardick and Nicholas Losos on this achievement and on mastering three new works in just a daylong practice. The orchestra, directed by James Frank of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Philharmonic/Sinfonietta, performed Karelia Overture Op. 10 (Sibelius), Kaddish (McBeth) and Hungarian Dance No. 5 (Brahms).
TEA School Report Cards Posted
The Texas Education Agency requires districts to post School Report Cards each year. These reports represent a performance index and accountability rating, as well as school financial information. They also help the district study its accountability and set goals for future performance. Data for the 2013-2014 school year is listed by district and by individual school. Letters informing parents about the school report cards will be sent home with students or mailed this week. Definitions and letters to parents are available in both English or Spanish. All of the reports, definitions, and letters to parents can be found here. If you have any questions, please contact your child's campus principal.
FFA Students Showing at Fort Worth Stock Show

It's time to get your boots and cowboy hats, and head on over to the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. This group of Aledo FFA students have already begun showing their stock at the show. Check the schedule and cheer on Aledo FFA!

Longhorns & Breeding Goats – Jan. 17-20
Carter Smith and Shelby Brittain
Heifers – Jan. 22-26
Bryan Sadler, Carter Haber, Coit Webster, Corbin Haber, Ethan Taylor, Hannah Haynes, Jayme Atkinson, TJ Soules and Mikayla Thompson
Goats – Jan. 28-31
Chap Reeves, Gabby Williams, Morgan Kearney and Savannah Williams
Sheep – Jan. 28-31
Allie Farmer and Maddy Farmer
Steers – Feb. 3-6
Ashley Melton, Hayden Chenault, Holt Chenault, Kannon Kirk, Michael Mills, Nick Plusnick and Peyton Pearce
Daniel Ninth Campus Hosts 8th-grade Orientation
Get into the "Footloose" Spirit Theme Days!

These are the FOOTLOOSE theme days:
Thursday, Jan. 29 - 80s dress-up day
Friday, Jan. 30 - Class of 1984 Prom
Saturday, Jan. 31 - In-N-Out Burger Night (
Tickets for the burgers must be purchased in advance from a cast or crew member.)
Sunday, Feb. 1- Boot Scootin’ Boogie

Save the Date -- Aledo Advocats Run, Walk, or Crawl


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.

Mark your Calendar for AHS 2015 Graduation


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.

Free Seminar on NCAA Eligibility Requirements for Athletes, Parents and Counselors
The Texas High School Coaches Association is offering a great opportunity in this area for our student-athletes, parents, counselors and coaches to receive some valuable information on the new 2016 NCAA Eligibility Requirements.
 
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. 
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