Aledo ISD School News
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.
Vandagriff Elementary School held a very special kindergarten graduation ceremony specifically for Walker James, whose father, Devin, is going back to Afghanistan for another deployment. You can read more about it in the May 13 issue of The Community News. Here is a photo slide show of the event.
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Stuard Elementary School teacher Julie Frey is congratulated after receiving the 2011 Marva Collins Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more about the awards and see full coverage in the May 6 issue of The Community News.
Click on the photo above for a photo gallery from the event.
A company named Elite Designs is soliciting local business for advertisement on a football calendar poster. Elite Designs is NOT affiliated with the Aledo Athletic Department. Elite Designs keep 100 percent of the funds solicited and does not donate any money back to AISD.
Two legitimate groups working with the AISDS athletic department: The Aledo Athletic Booster Club and J. Mott Services both donate funds to local athletic teams.