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Upcoming Events
5/25/2015
6/4/2015
6/5/2015
6/7/2015
- AHS Graduation 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
 
District Announcements
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.
Bearcat Announcements
AISD Schools Closed for Memorial Day Holiday



Monday, May 25, is a holiday for Aledo ISD students and employees. Classes will resume Tuesday, May 26. Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family.

 
SUMMER CAMPS
Click on this link for a full list of summer camps offered for 2015. 
List will update as additional camps are added.


Visitors to Aledo High School Campus


Parents are welcome to visit our school.  For the safety of those within the school and to avoid disruption of instructional time, all visitors must report to the main office and sign in, and must comply with all applicable district policies and procedures.
 
Visitors other than parents are generally not permitted on campus.
 
FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE
UIL BASEBALL PLAYOFFS
Updated 5/21 3:10 p.m.
Aledo Bearcats vs. Birdville Hawks
Best of 3 game series
Game 1:  Thursday, May  21
Site:  Glen Rose HS   
           1102 Stadium Dr.
           Glen Rose, TX 76043

Time:  7:30
Game 2:  Friday, May 22
Site:  Arlington Heights HS
           4501 West Freeway
           Ft. Worth, TX 76107

Time:  4:00
Game 3: (If needed) Saturday, May 23
Site: Arlington Heights HS
Time:  1:00

Ticket Price:  $6/$3
Accepted Passes:  THSCA, UIL 8 AAAA

UIL SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS
Aledo Ladycats  vs. Canyon Eagles
Best of 3 Game Series

Site:   Hermleigh HS    
8010 US-84 Business
Hermleigh, TX 79526
Game 1: Friday, May 22
Time:  7:00 pm
Game 2:  Saturday, May 23
Time:  11:00 (Game 3 will be 30 minutes after if needed)
Ticket Price:  $5/$3
Accepted Passes:  THSCA, TGCA, District 8 AAAAA

 


Night at the Pops 2015
     The theme for this year's Night at the Pops Concert is the music of Universal Studios and Disney. Performance dates are May 22nd and May 23rd at the Aledo HS Auditorium and starts at 7 p.m. The event will feature the AHS Band, AHS Colorguard, AHS Choir and other very special guests. Donations will be accepted at the door. Come join in what promises to be a fun night for all!
Please invite friends, family, neighbors for these exciting two nights. Night at the Pops is a production that has wonderful music, lights, explosions, costumes, acting, magic, video, audience participation, dancing and just fun entertainment. Seating is limited so show up early.
     The Aledo Music Enrichment Staff (Private lesson teachers) also performs with the AHS Varsity Band to really enhance all of the music. The AHS Varsity Band and AHS Varsity Choir will perform a few selections from their UIL programs. Southwest Ford will have cars on display too.

AHS Literature Criticism Team Advances to State Competition

The team of Brooke Johnson, Grace Holt, Cassie Dale, Mitchio Porter and Will Matthews placed First in UIL Literature Criticism at the Regional Competition in Lubbock. They now will participate in the State UIL Academic competition on May 27. Good luck and GO BEARCATS!

Pictured from left to right are UIL Sponsor Julie Baker, Mitchio Porter, Grace Holt, Brooke Johnson, Cassie Dale and Will Matthews.


Fred Jones Named Head Basketball Coach


Fred Jones was named Head Boys Basketball Coach at Aledo High School.  Jones comes to Aledo after four successful years as the Head Girls Basketball Coach at Flower Mound Marcus High School.

Jones recorded a 103-35 overall record at Marcus from 2011-2015, leading the Marauders to the Class 5A Region 1 semifinals in 2013 and the program’s first-ever undefeated District Championship in 2014. He earned District 5-5A Coach of the Year honors in 2014 after leading Marcus to the Regional Quarterfinals and a 29-3 overall record.
 
“I’m very excited to be a part of the Bearcat community,” Jones said. “My family is looking forward to playing a role in the success of the boys’ basketball program.” READ MORE

 
Ladycat Track Sets New School Records at State Meet

This past weekend, the girls track team finished a very successful season at the State Track meet in Austin. Brittney Trought won a silver medal by placing 2nd in the 100m Hurdles, running a 13.84. This is a NEW SCHOOL RECORD. The 4x100m Relay team of Danielle and Brittney Trought, Tysley Valencia, Kia Jordan, and alternate Maddie Goings, placed 4th, running a 47.05. This also is a NEW SCHOOL RECORD. Mackenzie Lyon placed 6th in Pole Vault, jumping 10’ 6”; Kia Jordan finished 9th in the 100m dash, running a time of 12.10; and Danielle Trought was 5th in the 100m Hurdles, running 14.48. The team finished 10th overall out of 62 teams scoring points at the State meet. Way to go, Ladycats!


AHS Senior Class Earns Record $23,527,184 in Scholarships

AHS Principal Dan Peterson led the Senior Academic Awards ceremony  celebrating the academic achievements of the 2015 graduating class. This year’s class included 10 National Merit Commended Scholars and 31 AP Scholars. Most notable was that the class of 2015 has been offered scholarships totaling $23,527,184 – the highest total ever achieved at Aledo High School, and more than double the amount received last year.
 
Many individual scholarship winners were announced, as were 41 students who are in the top 10 percent of their class and who participated in one or more UIL activities during high school. AP Scholar Awards recognize high-school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. Thirty seniors received these honors. Four students received National Merit Scholarship Corporation awards.


Top 10% for Class 0f 2015
The valedictorian and salutatorian are on the front row, center. Valedictorian is Cole Forsythe, front row, center. He is in the plaid shirt with a UT orange shirt underneath. Salutatorian is Oaklin Davis in the bright blue Oklahoma City University shirt.

Amy Aycock, Quincy Ballard, Lacey Bierle, Anna Carey, Mallory Clay, Lexie Cooper, Meghan Costello, Anna Dalton, Oaklin Davis – SALUTATORIAN, Treva Davis, Richard Ernst, Brent Forsythe, Dustin Forsythe – VALEDICTORIAN, Robert Hampton, Keegan Hayes, Hunter Herriage, Samuel Holzschuh, Georgia Jenkins, Brooke Johnson, Elizabeth Larson, Madison Leitch, Madeline Mazade, Braxton McCoy, Katherine Morehead, Wesley Nash, Kate Norman, Rebecca Owens, Elizabeth Petersen, Mitchio Porter, Kaitlyn Potts, Sarah Price, Valentino Rajan, Annie Ratcliff, Sarah Reinert, Kaitlyn Riley, Meredith Schlosberg, Steven Schmidt, Cory Simmons, Zachary Slemmons, Alec Stone, Jacoby Talley and Garrett Uhl.
 


2nd ANNUAL BACK THE BEARCATS 5K
Register now for the 2nd annual Back the Bearcats 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run on May 30 at the AHS Stadium. All proceeds will to go student-athletes for college scholarships.
 
Applications are available in the AHS office or at www.bearcatbootcamp.org
 
The 1 mile will start at 5:00 p.m. and the 5K at 5:45 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m.  A food truck, snow cone stand and live music will follow the race. There will be a raffle to raise even more money including these items: autographed footballs, baseballs and softballs, an autographed football poster, a t-shirt quilt, jewelry and more. You can register at bearcatbootcamp.org. Prices go up after May 15.
Bearcat Bootcamp 
Keeping Our Community Fit
Giving Back To Our Aledo Student-Athletes

GRADUATION CEREMONY
The graduation ceremony location and time have been set for the Senior Class of 2015. The ceremony will be Sunday, June 7 at 5:00 p.m. The location is the Mansfield Center for the Performing Arts, located at 1110 W. Debbie Lane. Each student will receive 12 tickets for their family and friends to attend that evening. The ceremony will be streamed on the web for those guests that will be out of town or unable to make the event.  The stream will be active one hour before graduation begins.
http://www.mansfieldisd.org/page.cfm?p=4974
14-15 WHAT A GREAT YEAR!

AHS Helpful Phone Numbers

      AHS Main Number:  817-441-8711
      Athletic Director:  817-441-5152
      Attendance Office:  817-441-5126
      Counselors Office:  817-441-5170
      Principal's Secretary:  817-441-5158
      Fax Number:  817-441-5136

 
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