Aledo High School
This entry by Callie Mendenhall was one of seven award-winning photographs submitted by Aledo High School students to the 2013 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest. For a full list of winners and their creative work, see the Nov. 29 issue of The Community News.
This Saturday, (Oct. 12), the Bearcat Regiment will host its annual “Unleash the Sound” competition at Bearcat Stadium. A total of 20 3A, 4A and 5A bands will perform throughout the day, culminating in an evening of presentations from the best bands which will play in the final round of competition. This is the largest number of bands to attend the Aledo ISD event, which means there will be music for everyone!
Gates open at 9:30 a.m. with the first band performing at 11 a.m.
The Ladycats varsity softball team will play Denton Guyer in the second round of the playoffs. The best of three series starts at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Aledo. The 'Cats will play at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Guyer, and a third game will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. if needed at a site TBD.
The Ladycats softball team beat Waco's University High School 10-0 in the first game of the playoffs. The next game in the best of three series will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at University.
Tonight's softball game against Southwest has been moved from Southwest to Aledo. Southwest will still play as the home team. JV starts at 5:30 and Varsity starts at 7.
Due to unplayable field conditions, tonight’s softball games against Trimble Tech have been postponed until Monday, April 8. Game times of 5:30 for JV and 7 p.m. for Varsity. Saturday’s non-district Varsity game against Birdville is on as scheduled for 2 p.m.
Kathy Chruscielski/The Community NewsChanning Nutall, Sara Reding and Emma Breaux sell raffle tickets to benefit the Class of 2013 Project Celebration during the Aledo Middle Schools Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 26. More photos from the event can be found at http://smu.gs/Sc8G0u.
For more information about Aledo Project Celebration 2013, visit http://www.aledoprojectcelebration.com/2013.html
The AHS choir will be hosting a fun family event at First Financial Bank in Aledo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The event will have face painting, kids activities, a bake sale and great photo ops. The funds will be used to send choir members to a leadership conference.
AHS Choir officers: AHS Choir officers, from left, Danielle Springer, Autumn Simpson, Savannah Beddingfield, Kenzi Zimmerman, Sara Leifeste, Tiffany Nichols, Somjit Pimson, Sadie Benson, Cole Walker and Zoe Morrison.
James Albritton / Saltforkimages.comSenior Rachel Tosh reacts to the news that she was named Homecoming Queen at the Aledo/O.D. Wyatt game Friday night. For additional coverage of homecoming, see the October 19 issue of The Community News.
The University Interscholastic League has released the final results of the past school year’s Lone Star Cup competition, in which Aledo High School placed eighth in the 4A division.
The Lone Star Cup is awarded based on a point system awarded according to a school’s accomplishments in State and Area Marching Band, Team Tennis, Cross Country, Volleyball, Football, Swimming and Diving, Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Soccer, Golf, Track & Field, Academics, One Act Play, Softball and Baseball.
In the 4A standings Austin Lake Travis finished first with 112 points, followed by Dallas Highland Park (106), Friendswood (80), Montgomery (79), Waco Midway (78), Cedar Park (76), San Antonio Alamo Heights (74), Aledo (68), Northwest Nelson (64), and Canyon Randall (56) to complete the top ten.