Aledo ISD School News
Story by Tony Eierdam (Video by Dominic Genetti)
Paced by eight kills each from Aledo senior middle Jordan Jacobs and junior middle Briana Sharratt, the state-ranked No. 11 Ladycats swept Brewer, 25-14, 25-12, 25-11, Friday night in District 5-4A action at Brewer
The win raises the first-place Ladycats district mark to 3-0 and 21-8 overall. Aledo will continue district play at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Boswell.
Free food, entertainment and prizes are all part of this year’s Crime Prevention Awareness program sponsored by the Aledo ISD Police Department and the district’s Community Partners. The event is Oct. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.
A variety of agencies will be on hand for demonstrations, including the Aledo Fire Department, Parker County Sheriff’s Office, LifeCare, CareFlite, the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Willow Park Police and Fire Department.
The entire community is invited to join the fun and learn about preventing crime in our neighborhoods.
Stuard Elementary School hosted "Grandparents Day" events last week (Sept. 6-10). Shown are some the grandparents who visited their favorite students.
June Lancarte/Special to The Community News: Gracie-Barry
June Lancarte/Special to The Community News: Julia-Kisor
June Lancarte/Special to The Community News: Miles and Riley Grubbs
June Lancarte/Special to The Community News: Sarah-Jenkins
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
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 email@example.com.
To download a registration form, click here.
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.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aledo ISD will provide shuttles for this week's football game against Weatherford 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.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Numerous community members, students, parents and school officials attended the dedication ceremony for the new Aledo Ninth Grade Center Sunday, Aug. 22.At the closing of the ceremony, school board members and administration officials cut a symbolic ribbon opening the facility. Shown are (left to right) Assistant Superintendent for Special Programs Lynn McKinney, School Board member Johnny Campbell, Superintendent Don Daniel, Assistant Principal Tom Hall, School Board Members Jay Stringer and Steve Bartley, School Board President Joe Dearing, Principal Angela Tims, School Board Vice President Bobby J. Rigues and Deputy Superintendent for Instruction Marsha Miholovich.
Randy Keck/The Community News
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.