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‘Cybersmart Week’ promotes online safety for children

September 14, 2010 by Randy Keck

Concerns about safety and student computer use are not new to parents or school districts. In an effort to increase the safety of our community, Aledo ISD will host a representative from the U.S. Department of Justice to address Internet Safety on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The presentation is in the Aledo High School Distance Learning Lab at 6 p.m.

This event is part of Aledo’s second annual “CyberSmart Week.” Each day during the week, Sept. 20-24, students will be given instruction on issues related to safe, ethical, and successful computer use. The nonprofit www.Cybersmart.org Web site will form the basis of this instruction. It provides grade-level appropriate information in five areas:

S - Safety and Security Online
M - Manners, Cyberbullying, and Ethics

Registration deadline approaching for SAT prep course

September 14, 2010 by Randy Keck

The deadline for registering for the next SAT Prep Course at Aledo High School is Friday, Sept. 24. The course begins Sept. 27 and continues through Oct. 29. This course targets an Oct. 30 practice exam.
Session II begins Jan. 24 with a registration deadline of Jan. 21. The course continues through Feb. 21 with the SAT practice exam set for Feb. 26.

The last course for the 2010-2011 school year begins March 7 with a registration deadline of March 4. It continues through April 15 with a practice exam date of April 16.

For more information, send an e-mail to Greg Hicks at ghicks@aledo.k12.tx.us.

To download a registration form, click here.

Bearcats win clash of 4A titans

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

No. 2 Aledo stops No. 1 Lake Travis' 48-game win streak with 14-10 victory

By Tony Eierdam

For the first time in 49 games, the Lake Travis Cavaliers can now put a mark in the loss column thanks to the Aledo Bearcats.

The Bearcats, who can now lay claim as the best team in Class 4A, defeated the Div. I, 4A Champions 14-10 Friday night with the support of an Aledo crowd that filled up the entire visitor's side - with the addition of three sets of portable bleachers - at Lake Travis High School's Cavalier Stadium.

The Bearcats took the lead for good in the fourth quarter when Johnathan Gray scored from a yard out on 4th and goal with six minutes remaining in the contest.

Video highlights of Aledo-Lake Travis game

September 10, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Community News will provide video highlights of the Aledo/Lake Travis football game tonight (Friday, Sept. 10). Highlights from the first half will be posted as soon as possible during the second half, and additional highlights will be posted after the game.

Shuttle bus service offered for Stephenville game

August 25, 2010 by Randy Keck

Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aledo ISD will provide shuttles for this week's home-opening football game against Stephenville High School. Due to the expected overflow amount of traffic, buses will run between Willow Park Baptist Church and Bearcat Stadium, and between Aledo United Methodist Church and Bearcat Stadium.

Pick-up and drop-off schedules will hold true for both Willow Park Baptist Church, located at 129 S. Ranch House Road in Aledo, and Aledo United Methodist Church, at 313 Pecan St.

Season tickets available the first day of school

August 12, 2010 by Randy Keck

The Aledo ISD has announced that season tickets can be picked up the first day of school (Aug. 23) at the Bearcat Store in the Administration Building, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road in Aledo.

AHS holds largest graduation ever

June 7, 2010 by Randy Keck

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Hunter Stockon walks across the stage at TCU's Daniel Meyer Coliseum to receive his diploma during commencement exercises tonight (Monday, June 7). More photos and coverage will be available in The Community News' June 11 issue.

Click on the photo above for our complete gallery of AHS graduation photos.

AHS Senior Goderya Selected for All-State Academic Excellence

May 17, 2010 by Christine Hurd

ALEDO, Texas — May 11, 2010 — Aledo High School senior Mudrekh Goderya has been selected by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a member of the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team. This prestigious award recognizes Texas high-school seniors for their outstanding academic achievements and the rewards of superior scholarship.

As a member of this team, Goderya will be awarded a $500 scholarship and formally recognized at the TASSP Summer Workshop in Austin on June 10, 2010. He plans to attend the University of Texas at Dallas and major in Physics.

Aledo academic team produces 3 individual, 4 team team championships at Region I meet

April 26, 2010 by Tony Eierdam

One-Act play also advances to state

The Aledo High School UIL academic team had three first-place individual finishes and four teams placing first this past Friday and Saturday (April 23-24) at the Region I UIL academic meet in San Angelo.

Also, AHS had six other individuals and one team qualify for the state meet with second and third place finishes.

AHS' One-Act play (Rimers of Eldritch) advanced to state competition, and Derek Shepherd was selected as the regional meet's 'Best Actor." Earning all-star cast from Aledo were Megan Lyles and Logan Rodgers, with Andrea Millard earning an honorable mention.

Bearcats lose to Midlothian in playoffs...again

April 5, 2010 by Dominic Genetti

The Bearcats lost to Midlothian for the second consecutive year in soccer.

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  • Aledo Girls Golf will compete in the State Tournament at Onion Creek GC in Austin.

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