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Events in the Aledo Independent School District

Community meetings set for bond election

March 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:00pm

The Aledo School District has scheduled three community meetings concerning the May 9 school bond election.
The district is asking voters to approve $53.2 million to include $28.8 million for the district’s fifth elementary school, $12.9 million for security and technology, $6.6 million for renovations and repairs, $2.4 million for new buses, $2 million for additions and improvements at Coder Elementary to include a secure entryway and $333,000 for secure entries at McAnally Intermediate, Aledo Middle School and Stuard Elementary.
A $61.5 million bond issue failed last November.
The meetings are as follows:
April 16, AHS Distance Learning Center, 7-9 p.m.
April 21, Stuard Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
April 28, McCall Cafeteria, 6-8 p.m.

Community meetings set for bond election

March 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 6:30pm

The Aledo School District has scheduled three community meetings concerning the May 9 school bond election.
The district is asking voters to approve $53.2 million to include $28.8 million for the district’s fifth elementary school, $12.9 million for security and technology, $6.6 million for renovations and repairs, $2.4 million for new buses, $2 million for additions and improvements at Coder Elementary to include a secure entryway and $333,000 for secure entries at McAnally Intermediate, Aledo Middle School and Stuard Elementary.
A $61.5 million bond issue failed last November.
The meetings are as follows:
April 16, AHS Distance Learning Center, 7-9 p.m.
April 21, Stuard Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
April 28, McCall Cafeteria, 6-8 p.m.

Community meetings set for bond election

March 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:00pm

The Aledo School District has scheduled three community meetings concerning the May 9 school bond election.
The district is asking voters to approve $53.2 million to include $28.8 million for the district’s fifth elementary school, $12.9 million for security and technology, $6.6 million for renovations and repairs, $2.4 million for new buses, $2 million for additions and improvements at Coder Elementary to include a secure entryway and $333,000 for secure entries at McAnally Intermediate, Aledo Middle School and Stuard Elementary.
A $61.5 million bond issue failed last November.
The meetings are as follows:
April 16, AHS Distance Learning Center, 7-9 p.m.
April 21, Stuard Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
April 28, McCall Cafeteria, 6-8 p.m.

Makeup event planned for Cowtown Marathon

March 27, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 3:00pm

A makeup 5K event for Aledo Bearcat Runners Club student members who did not get to participate in the Cowtown Marathon will be held Thursday, April 2 from 3-5 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.
Most of the marathon’s series of races had to be canceled due to inclement weather March 1.
Kids can earn their Cowtown finishers’ medal by completing 12 laps at the stadium track any time between 3-5. It will not be a race but a come-and-go event organized by Coder Elementary PE teacher Becky Shaunfield.
The Cowtown Marathon will bring its inflatable finish line and a water station, and possibly some snacks.
Any child younger than 18 can receive their finisher’s medal. Wear the orange runners club shirt and the blue Cowtown bib and walk or run the 12 laps.

Aledo ISD turning purple for military kids

March 16, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/15/2015 (All day)

April is the month of the military child, providing an opportunity to recognize and honor the service of the youngest heroes, military children. Help turn Aledo ISD purple on April 15 for Purple Up! for Military Kids!
Wearing purple is a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Purple symbolizes all branches of the military, as it is the combination of Army green, Marine red, Coast Guard, Navy and Air Force blue. Be creative….the goal is for military youth to see they have thanks and support.

Parenting University offers two courses

February 19, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 8:30am

Aledo ISD Parenting University will host two sessions Thursday, March 5
“Raising Screenagers” and “College Planning” will be offered simultaneously at 8:30 a.m. and at 9:10 a.m. followed by a Q&A at 9:45.
Meetings are held at the AISD Administration Bldg., 1008 Bailey Ranch Road.
“Raising Screenagers” will include tips and recommendations for setting screen limits and social media guidelines.
“College Planning” will include suggestions and steps for planning from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Questions may be submitted in advance at https://todaysmeet.com/AISDParentingUniversity.

McCall hosting counselor coffee

January 8, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:00am

McCall Elementary School will hold a “Coffee with the counselor” Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. in the art room.
Shannon Reynolds and other McCall parents will share useful tips and family activity ideas to help children’s self esteem grow so they can feel and be their best.
Ways to replace negative thoughts with positive self-talk will be discussed as well as fun things to do with children to help build and grow their self-confidence and self-esteem.

AISD presents parenting programs

October 22, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/03/2014 - 6:30pm

Aledo ISD will present Parenting University. 
Two workshops will be presented Monday, Nov. 3 at 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. A Q&A session will follow at 7:30 p.m.
Topics include “Keeping Your Children Safe Online” and “Suicide Awareness.”
Assistant U.S. District Attorney Aisha Saleem will conduct the Online Safety workshop. AISD Director of Student Services & Safety Scott Kessel will present the Suicide Awareness meeting.
Parents may submit questions that they would like addressed at https://todaysmeet.com/AISDParentingUniversity. They are encouraged to send questions via this link prior to, during, or after the Parenting University on Nov. 3. Questions can be submitted anonymously.
The sessions are at the Aledo ISD Administration Building in the Walsh Room, 1008 Bailey Ranch Road.

Choirs hosting pumpkin patch

October 1, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:00am

The Aledo school choir program is hosting a Pumpkin Patch again this year to raise money for its upcoming activities and trips for Aledo Middle School and Aledo High School choirs.
The pumpkin patch is Oct. 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Aledo First Financial Bank on FM 1187.
This has been a huge success in the past and has helped raise money to cover the transportation costs involved in spring trips. Both campuses will have a spring trip again this year, and this fundraiser can be a huge help in reducing costs for each family. The money raised will go toward the expenses of only the students who participate by working or donating needed items.

Town halls set for school bond election

September 19, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 6:30pm

Dr. Derek Citty, superintendent of Aledo ISD, will make presentations and answer questions about the upcoming Bond Referendum at two upcoming Town Hall meetings. These are:
·  Monday, Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus in the Distance Learning Center, and
·  Monday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the McAnally Intermediate School cafeteria.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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