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Events in the Aledo Independent School District

Ex-Students banquet planned

September 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/27/2014 - 5:00pm

The Aledo Ex-Students’ Association will hold its annual banquet Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Aledo Middle School cafetorium. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m., and the meal will be served at 7.
All ex-students of Aledo ISD are encouraged to attend. The meal is $12, and dues are $3 for a total cost of $15.
Those who did not receive an invitation and would like to attend, please send a note to Aledo Ex-Students’ Assn., PO Box 737, Aledo, TX 76008.
For more information call Lillian Haile at 817-441-8862.

Golf tournament benefits foundation

April 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 7:30am

The 13th annual Aledo Golf Classic will be Friday, June 13 at 8:30 a.m. at Split Rail Golf Course in Annetta. Proceeds benefit the Aledo Education Foundation.
Several sponsorship levels are available.
Title sponsor is Miller Sierra Contractors, lunch sponsor is Vaden’s Acoustic and Drywall, and awards sponsor is BRI Roofing and Sheetmetal.
Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500) and Bronze ($300) sponsorships are available.
The tournament is a four-player, best-ball format.
Participants are encouraged to put together foursomes; otherwise, pairings will be made prior to the tournament. Sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Mulligans are available for $5 each, limit 2 per person. Over $2,000 in prizes will be raffled during the lunch that follows the tournament.
Entry fee is $100 per player and includes green fees, cart, range balls, lunch and prizes. Prizes are awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Plaques are awarded for first-, second- and third-place teams.
Register at www.aledoef.org.

Aledo Eats Out

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/30/2014 - 5:00pm

Dine at your favorite Aledo ISD restaurant, and a portion of your bill will go to the Aledo Parent-Teacher Organization.
Choose a date and a restaurant, mention you are with Aledo PTO, and enjoy the meal while giving back.
April 29:
Fish Creek, 5 p.m. to close
Los Vaqueros, 5-9 p.m.
Maria Bonitas, 5 p.m. to close
Milano's, 5 p.m. to close (show flyer on your phone or printed)
April 30:
Milano's 5 p.m. to close
Railhead BBQ 5-9 p.m.

Aledo Eats Out

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 5:00pm

Dine at your favorite Aledo ISD restaurant, and a portion of your bill will go to the Aledo Parent-Teacher Organization.
Choose a date and a restaurant, mention you are with Aledo PTO, and enjoy the meal while giving back.
April 29:
Fish Creek, 5 p.m. to close
Los Vaqueros, 5-9 p.m.
Maria Bonitas, 5 p.m. to close
Milano's, 5 p.m. to close (show flyer on your phone or printed)
April 30:
Milano's 5 p.m. to close
Railhead BBQ 5-9 p.m.

McAnally parent meeting

April 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

Two parent informational meetings have been scheduled at McAnally Intermediate School by Principal Bob Harmon April 29 and May 1.
Both will be at the school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m., with the 29th meeting for parents of students coming from Vandagriff and Stuard Elementary Schools, and the 1st meeting for parents from McCall and Coder campuses.
In the fall, all fifth graders will attend McAnally, joining the sixth graders.
Following the meeting a video presentation will be posted on the school website for those unable to attend.

McAnally parent meeting

April 4, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 6:30pm

Two parent informational meetings have been scheduled at McAnally Intermediate School by Principal Bob Harmon April 29 and May 1.
Both will be at the school cafeteria at 6:30 p.m., with the 29th meeting for parents of students coming from Vandagriff and Stuard Elementary Schools, and the 1st meeting for parents from McCall and Coder campuses.
In the fall, all fifth graders will attend McAnally, joining the sixth graders.
Following the meeting a video presentation will be posted on the school website for those unable to attend.

Bearcats and Boots

March 20, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 6:30pm

Bearcats and Boots, the Aledo Education Foundation's first benefit event, will be Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cendera Center.
The meal will be catered by the Wild Mushroom Steakhouse, and entertainment will be provided by Four Day Weekend.
Tickets may be purchased through the foundation's website, aledoef.org, and sponsorship information is also available.
Individual tickets are $100 each. Supporting table sponsors are $1,250 which includes a reserved table of eight (preferred seating) as well as recognition.
In its first year, the foundation handed out more than $90,000 in teacher grants to Aledo ISD educators.

Parent meeting on Attention Deficit Disorder

March 19, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014 - 6:30pm

A parent meeting about Attention Deficit Disorder is planned Tuesday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Vandagriff Elementary School
This meeting is open to any and all parents interested in learning more about ADD. It will be led by Lynn Carpenter, a counselor with more than 30 years’ experience working with children and families, including residential treatment, counseling, and work at The Parent Center.
The Aledo Education Foundation made this opportunity possible.
For questions contact Debbie Thornton at dthornton@aledo.k12.tx.us.

Elementary grade configuration parent meetings

January 7, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Repeats every 2 days until Thu Jan 16 2014 .
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dr. Derek Citty, Aledo ISD superintendent, invites all interested parents to attend a meeting concerning the possible reconfiguration of grades for the elementary and intermediate campuses for 2014-15. The district is considering moving all 5th graders to McAnally Intermediate and making the elementary campuses for grades kindergarten through 4th and McAnally Intermediate for grades 5 and 6 beginning in the 2014-15 school year. Two informational meetings will be held:
Jan. 14 at 6 p.m., Coder Elementary Library, for McCall and Coder parents
Jan. 16 at 6 p.m., Vandagriff Elementary Library, for Vandagriff and Stuard parents

Choir concert

December 10, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/17/2013 - 7:00pm

The Aledo Middle School and the Aledo High School will have their annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. on Dec. 17 in the Aledo High School Auditorium. The choir boosters will be selling popcorn, candy, water and $10 Bearcat discount cards.

Sports Calendar

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

  • AHS at Cleburne;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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