Aledo ISD School News
Special to The Community NewsHudson Oaks Mayor Pat Deen presented the Key to the City to Aledo ISD Superintendent Dan Manning at the regular city council meeting on Jan. 26. The city council was honoring the accomplishments of the Bearcats football team and the student population at AISD.
Deen said the presentation was the first time Hudson Oaks had ever presented the Key to the CIty to anyone.
The proclamation from the city reads as follows:
Aledo Bearcats Day
January 27, 2012
WHEREAS, the Hudson Oaks community is proud to be part of the Aledo Independent School District, and
WHEREAS, the 2011 Aledo Bearcats football team has achieved tremendous success, winning the Class 4A, Division II State Championship, and
WHEREAS, this is the fourth time in Aledo High School history that the football team has won a state championship, and the third consecutive year in which the Bearcats have done so in Class 4A, and
WHEREAS, throughout the 2011 season, Bearcats players and coaches have performed with character and embodied good sportsmanship, and
WHEREAS, this team includes a significant number of graduating seniors who have been part of an historic era in Aledo’s football program, and
WHEREAS, the entire Hudson Oaks community wants to congratulate the 2011 Aledo Bearcats football team on its proud accomplishments;
The Aledo basketball teams played Azle on Friday, Jan. 13. Scenes include Ladycat action under the basket, crowd cheering the state champion Aledo Bearcat basketball team, and scenes from Stuard Elementary School's Teams of Tomorrow.
See the Jan. 20 issue of The Community News for full coverage of Friday's basketball games.
Friday was a busy night around Aledo, with two parent nights, volleyball, football, and Trunk or Treat at Bearcat Stadium. Visit our photo galleries for pictures, and read all about these events in the Oct. 28 issue of The Community News.
Trunk or Treat
Football vs Azle
Volleyball Parents Night
Aledo High School tied for seventh in the Lone Star Cup competition this year. The UIL Lone Star Cup recognizes five high schools (one in each of the five UIL classifications) based on their overall team achievement in a variety of sanctioned athletic and academic championships. All UIL member high schools in good standing are included for contention for the UIL Lone Star Cup.
1. Boerne Champion 88 pts.
2. Waco Midway 84 pts.
3. Denton Ryan 78 pts.
Friendswood 78 pts.
5. Austin Lake Travis 76 pts.
Frisco Wakeland 76 pts.
7. Aledo 75 pts.
Montgomery 75 pts.
Randy Keck/The Community News: The old track surface at Aledo Middle School Stadium has been removed and a new track will be installed. The project is expected to take about three weeks.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Aledo's Caleb Frysinger breaks up a Wilmer-Hutchins pass play during the first round of the Red Bull Game Breakers 7-on-7 Fort Worth Qualifier at O.D. Wyatt High School on Tuesday, June 14.
Aledo went 5-2 at the tournament to qualify for the Red Bull Game Breakers Finals on July 15-16 at the Gerald J. Ford Stadium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
The Bearcats also qualified for the Texas state 7-on-7 Tournament to be held at Texas A&M on July 15 and 16.
For more information, see the June 17 issue of The Community News.
Aledo High School has been selected to compete in the Red Bull Game Breakers 7-on-7 Fort Worth Qualifier at O.D. Wyatt High School on Tuesday, June 14.
Teams at the tournament include Arlington, Arlington Martin, Denton Guyer, Aledo, Richland, Arlington Sam Houston, Arlington Lamar, Fort Worth Dunbar, Wilmer Hutchins (A. Maceo Smith), Grace Prep, Polytech, South Hills, South West, Sanger and Eastern Hills
The top two teams emerging from the Fort Worth qualifier will compete in the Red Bull Game Breakers Finals on July 15-16 at the Gerald J. Ford Stadium at Southern Methodist University in Dallas to prove who really is a shot caller, play maker and game breaker.
Action begins ay 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 at O.D. Wyatt High School, 2400 East Seminary Drive in Fort Worth.
The Community News' annual Salute to Seniors is now on the stands and in the mail to subscribers. Parents and seniors who would like a high-res image of the cover may download it with the link below.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Tanner Linn walks across the stage to receive his diploma at Aledo High School's Commencement Exercises Monday at TCU's Daniel Meyer Coliseum.
The high school issued 361 diplomas at the graduation ceremony. Read a full report in the June 10 issue of The Community News.
Click on the photo for a gallery of graduation photos, or go to http://bit.ly/mHKFUQ.
Randy Keck/The Community News
Students at McAnally Intermediate School, enjoyed Fun Day on Friday, including a water balloon catch. Other activities included kickball, three-legged races and football throws. Cotton candy and sno-cones were also available.