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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements

Two more community  meetings are set to discuss the May 9, 2015, School Bond Election. They are:

April 21, Stuard Cafeteria, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
April 28, McCall Cafeteria, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

More information regarding the May 9, 2015 Bond Election at www.aledoisdbond.org

PTO 2nd Annual Aledo Eats Out
PTO Nominations
Revised 2014-2015 AISD Calendar Shows End-of-Year Changes
The Aledo Independent School District’s updated calendar shows a revision for the last week of the 2014-2015 school year. The changes were approved by the district’s Board of Trustees at the April board meeting. In accordance with the Student Attendance Accounting Handbook and the Waiver Division at the Texas Education Agency, the district cannot have an early-release day on a bad-weather makeup day. Now, Wednesday, June 3, will be a full day of classes for students. Thursday, June 4, is a bad-weather makeup day, and students will attend classes the full school day. Friday, June 5, is now the last day of school, and early release will be observed for grades K-12. Grades K-4 will release at 11:40 a.m., followed by grades 5-12 at 12:40 p.m. Buses will run accordingly.
Daniel 9th Grade Campus Announcements
Varsity Golf Team
Congratulations to the varsity golf team, they are advancing to STATE. Sam Shyroc, a freshman, led the team at Regionals.  Way to go Bearcats! 
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Color Guard Tryouts
AHS Color Guard Tryouts will be held May 4th, 5th & 7th.  See photo for more information.
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AHS Colorguard in High Style at World Championships

After two days and three rounds of competition in Dayton, Ohio, the Aledo High School Colorguard placed 14th out of 122 guards! Congratulations, ladies! Way to represent Aledo in the 2015 WGI Colorguard World Championships!

Big shout out to our two freshman on the team- Mary McQuade & Courtney Andrews 
Way to go ladies!
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Track Team
Congratulations to the girls track team for their outstanding finish in Thursday's meet!
The JV Girls team placed 6th overall.  Top JV finishers include:
Freshman Emily Phillips – 3rd in 300m hurdles
Freshman Lauren Saenz – 2nd in high jump
Varsity Girls placed 2nd overall. This team competed very well against a talented Crowley team. 
Area Qualifiers include:
Freshman Alaina Touchet – 1st in shotput
Freshman Tysley Valencia – 2nd in long jump, 1st in 4x100m relay, and 2nd in 4x200m relay
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Collaborative Work Stations Arrive!
Thanks to an Educational Grant funded by The Ed Rachal Foundation through the Aledo Education Foundation, Daniel Ninth Grade Campus has introduced Collaborative Student Workspaces into the halls of our campus.  Students can utilize these spaces to collaborate with peers on projects/assignments, to form study groups, for peer tutoring, or for individual work/study/reading.   These spaces support our vision of more collaborative/project-based learning in an effort to prepare students for college and beyond.    We are excited to provide a space where students can collaborate, problem-solve, study and become more independent learners.      
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JV Tennis Team in District Tournament
  • The JV Tennis team played in the District tournament yesterday at Burleson High School.  
Congratulations to the following players:
  • Lauren Johnson - First Place Girls singles
  • Courtney Andrews and Jordan Hyles - First Place girls doubles
  • Kale Clay and Binh Tran - First place boys doubles
  • Cal Malynn - Third place boys singles
  • Will Turner - Fourth place boys singles​  _____________________________________________________
Give One Day Service Opportunity
The Give One Day service opportunity will be held Saturday, May 2nd. Every year Parker County residences come together to donate their time to make a better community. If you need service hours or just want to give back to the community, this is a great opportunity to represent Daniel 9th!  If you’re interested, scan the QR code on the flyer in your classroom to register and let Mrs. Callaway know.   _____________________________________________________________________________________
 
AHS Students Learn More about Human Trafficking
On April 1st, the Aledo High School Junior World Affairs Council invited Susie Freels, with Traffic911, to speak to our student body about human trafficking in our area.   About 135 students attended this informative event. 

Junior World Affairs sponsor Stan Reid said Ms. Freels did a great job engaging with the students and helping them understand the signs and dangers of human trafficking in the area.  "I'm sure that the students will be thinking about the experiences shared on the topic for a long time to come, he said."
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UIL Academic Results
The Aledo UIL Team took first place in District on Friday, March 27th.  The entire results list is viewable by clicking here.
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Online Summer School Opportunities
Please find attached the necessary documents to enroll in online summer school courses.  Self-assessments and documents must be submitted by the last day of school.  Principal approval must be obtained before taking an online course.  Please contact Carla Turner at cturner@aledo.k12.tx.us with questions. A parent meeting about TxVSN summer school will be Monday, April 27 at 6:00pm at Daniel NGC. For more information on the informational parent meeting click here.
Other documents needed are: 

Aledo ISD Student Checklist
Aledo ISD Clue IN
Aledo ISD Course Approval Form
Aledo ISD Summer School Agreement
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Parent Surveys Coming Soon
The District Parent Survey will launch May 3-24 via Parent Link message, text or phone calls. Please take the time to complete this survey so that Aledo ISD can better serve your child.
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Official Testing Dates
The official testing dates for the three Freshman End of Course dates are as follows:
English I EOC – March 30 
Algebra I EOC – May 5
Biology EOC – May 6 
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