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Canion's pitching leading Baylor in the playoffs

May 23, 2011 by Randy Keck

Former Aledo pitcher Whitney Canion pitched a shutout (a no-hitter through 6.2 innings) to lead Baylor to its fourth regional title with a 1-0 win over East Carolina yesterday in College Park, MD. The shutout marked Canion's 27th consecutive inning of shutout pitching.

For more information, visit:

http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/w-softbl/recaps/052211aab.html#_

WHS class, Weatherford Regional Medical Center team up to participate in 'mock' disaster drill

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Fifteen high school students in Angela Arthurs' class teamed up with Weatherford Regional Medical Center to participate in a mock tornado disaster drill on May 11.

The hypothetical torndao touched down at 8 a.m. on May 11, and students entered the hospital with "artificial" wounds. WRMC staff assisted the students with their own protocol.

WISD Adult Education receives Outstanding Community Education Event Award

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Board Recognizes Community Education: Pictured (from left) are Dr. Chip Evans, WISD Director of Community Education, Adult Education Instructor Donnie McGowen, and WISD Board Member Kip Hooks (photo by DERIK MOORE).

The Weatherford ISD Adult Education Program recently received the Outstanding Community Education Event Award at the Texas Community Education Association state convention held inKerrville.

WHS graduation information

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Weatherford High School's graduation event will take place May 31 at the Fort Worth Convention Center beginning at 7 p.m.

This year's valedictorian is Baha Eren who plans to attend The University of Texas at Austin. His parents are Zuhal and Selahattie Eren.

Spencer Christiansen is the salutatorian, and he plans on attending Brigham Young University. His parents are James and Heather Christiansen.

Weatherford High School has approximately 498 graduates this year.

Weatherford High School Valedictorian Baha Eren

Weatherford High School Salutatorian Spencer Christiansen

EECU donates gift cards to Wright Elementary students to promote perfect attendance

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Board Recognizes EECU: Pictured (from left) are Kip Hooks, WISD Board member; Shara Hardin; and Linda Harris (photo by DERIK MOORE).

Wright Elementary students show their appreciation to Weatherford EECU employees for their gracious donation of gift cards for students earning perfect attendances in the fifth and sixth six-week grading periords.

Board recognizes STACI teacher at Mary Martin Elementary

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Mary Martin Elementary Teacher Recognized: Pictured (from left) are WISD Board Member Kip Hooks and Susan Nelson (photo by DERIK MOORE).

Susan Nelson, STACI teacher at Mary Martin Elementary, was awarded the Tarleton Star Award on April 22 from Tarleton State University in Stephenville. She was also recognized at the May 12 Weatherford ISD Board meeting.

The Tarleton Star Award was instituted this year to recognize TSU graduates in the field for their outstanding teaching as well as those who may be outstanding pre-service teachers. The award is also part of the Effective Schools Project and is sponsored by The Journal of Effective Schools Project.

Austin Elementary third graders receives surprise visit from former Rangers catcher

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Third Graders Visit Rangers Ballpark in Arlington: Third graders at Austin Elementary have been studying baseball for the past couple of weeks. To close the unit, they went on a field trip to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington where they toured the dugout, press box, players' batting cages, and concluded the trip with lunch on the homerun porch. Jim Sundberg, former Rangers catcher and Hall of Famer, came and spoke to the students about his career, answered questions, and took time to take pictures with individual students.

Board recognizes WHS Senior Class sponsor

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Senior Class Sponsor: Pictured (from left) are Board Member Kip Hooks and WHS Senior Class Sponsor Christine Goss (photo by DERIK MOORE).

One of the best traditions at Weatherford High School is hosting the senior prom in the high school gym. It takes a lot of work to host this event at the campus and to transform the gym into a magical setting, but it makes the event unique.

Fortunately, each class has a sponsor and this year’s sponsor was Christine Goss. During this school year, when she wasn’t teaching English/Language Arts, Goss fufilled her role as the Senior Sponsor for the Class of 2011 which meant that she had done a lot of fundraising.

Weatherford High School graduates first-ever class of EMTs from Weatherford College

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

EMT Graduates: Weatherford High School's Health Science and Technologies class had its first-ever emergency medical technicians (EMTs) graduate at Weatherford College on May 15. Pictured (from left) are Ryan Smith, Steffanie Carter, and Aimee Bartlett (courtesy photo).

Board recognizes Lady Roos golf team for second consecutive district championship, regional appearance

May 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Lady Roo Golf Team: Pictured (from left) are Katelyn Swan; Kip Hooks, Board member; Jake Strickland; and Tins Setti (photo by DERIK MOORE).

Weatherford ISD Board members recognized the Lady Roos' varsity golf team at their May 12 meeting for winning its second district championship in a row, as well as a Regional appearance in Lubbock.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

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