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Upcoming Events
Today
- STAAR 4th Writing, Day 1
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tomorrow
- STAAR 4th Writing, Day 2
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4/1/2015
- Gracefully Strong
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
4/2/2015
- PTO Meeting
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
- Coder Cat Cowtown
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
District Announcements

To date, three community meetings have been set to discuss the May 9, 2015, School Bond Election. They are:

April 16, AHS Distance Learning Center, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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 coming soon! 
Purple Up! for Military Kids April 15


April is the month of the Military Child, providing an opportunity to recognize and honor the service of our youngest heroes, military children. Help us turn Aledo ISD PURPLE on April 15 as we Purple Up! for Military Kids! Wearing purple is a very 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 our thanks and support!

School Announcements- Making the Moment Count-Every Student Everyday
Lost and Found
If you have misplaced a coat, jacket, sweater, headbands, shoes, water bottles, lunch boxes and even jewelry, please check the Lost and Found in the cafeteria.  These items will be removed after April 10.
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Basic English Classes
If you are interested in learning basic English skills, classes will be offered at the Center of Hope, beginning April 2.  More information in English and Spanish.
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Kindergarten Round Up
If you have a future kindergartener for the 2015-2016 school year, please plan to attend the Kindergarten Round Up April 6-10. 
Required Documents to bring:
  • Shot Record
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Residency (copy of water, gas or electric bill)
English and Spanish forms.
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More Coder Cat Cowtown Info
Coder Cat Cowtown Race Participant Information
 
I’m so excited to offer a “virtual Cowtown” for all Aledo Runners’ Club members who registered for the Cowtown Kids 5K.  The run/walk will be held on Thursday, April 2nd at the Aledo High School stadium from 3pm to 5pm.  If you would like to participate that day, simply wear your orange shirt and your Cowtown blue bib number, come to the stadium anytime between 3pm and 5pm and run/walk 12 laps.  There will be volunteers handing out plastic bracelets to students at each lap to help keep track if needed.  When you have finished 12 laps, run through the finish line, turn in your bracelets and get your medal!
  •  If you have already thrown your blue bib number away, please let Mrs. Shaunfield know in advance so she can let Cowtown know that you are eligible for a medal.
  • Medals are for registered runners under 17 only.
If you have any questions, please e-mail Mrs. Shaunfield at bshaunfield@aledo.k12.tx.us
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Bearcat Bouncers Summer Camp
BEARCAT BOUNCERS SUMMER CAMP
Learn creative dribbling that will enhance your basketball skills.  Camp enrollment is limited, so sign up soon.
Date: June 8-12
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Where: Stuard Elementary Gym
Cost: $90.
Enrollment form
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Destination Imagination
Texas Destination Imagination is a creative problem solving educational organization that strives to promote creativity in the young people of Texas. Texas Destination Imagination is reaching more than 16,200 students a year. “DI” is an extraordinary non-profit organization that provides educational programs for students to learn and experience creativity, teamwork and more than 100,000 students across the U.S... and in more than 30 countries participates each year in DI. DI’s core program is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended Challenges and present their solutions at Tournaments. Teams are tested to think on their feet, work together and devise original solutions that satisfy the requirements of the Challenges. 
               
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STAAR Test Dates
March 30: 4th Grade Writing, Day 1
March 31: 4th Grade Writing, Day 2
April 21: 3rd and 4th Grades Math
April 22: 3rd and 4th Grades Reading
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Father/Daughter Dance Planning Meeting
A new tradition begins at Coder Elementary--a Father/Daughter Dance.  It has been suggested that the dance be for the entire school.  If you would like to be a member of the planning committee for this event, there will be a meeting Wednesday, April 8 at 5:00pm.
Look forward to seeing you,
Amy Sadler
Principal
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Coder Cat Cowtown
CODER CAT COWTOWN
  • WHO:  Anyone who signed up for the Cowtown and Aledo Bearcat Runners’ Club
  • WHAT:  Cowtown Make-Up 5K
  • WHEN:  Thursday, April 2nd from 3pm-5pm (weather permitting)
  • WHERE:  Aledo High School Stadium
  • WHY: Kids can earn their Cowtown Finishers’ Medal and it’s FUN
  • HOW:
  1. Wear your orange Runners’ Club shirt and your Cowtown blue bib number.
  2. Come to the Aledo High School stadium anytime between 3pm and 5 pm on Thursday, April 2nd (weather permitting).
  3. Run/walk 12 laps.
  4. Run through the finish line.
  5. Get your medal!
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Flip Flop/Tip Your Hat
Beginning this Friday, March 20, you can contribute $1.00 to the Mattie Coder Scholarship Fund and wear your flip flops and hat to school.  REMEMBER, you must bring PE shoes and NO CRAZY HATS.  The scholarship funds assist a high school student go to college.  Flip flops and hats are worn only on Fridays.
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Weather Make Up Days
Due to inclement weather this year, our school make up days will be Friday, April 3 and Friday, June 5.  June 5 is an early release day at 11:40.
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2nd Grade Music Program
"Sing for Earth Day" is being presented by our 2nd graders at 9:45am and 6:00pm on April 9.  We hope to see you there.
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Aledo PTO Meeting
Aledo PTO Meeting
April 2
9:30-10:30
McCall Elementary
Please sign in at the office. 



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AdvoCats Run, Walk, Crawl Race
This is our only major fundraiser.  The funds raised at this event will help ensure that AdvoCats can continue to provide support for the needs of the children in our community.
 
Over the past year, the AdvoCats have spent more than $36,000 helping approximately 400 students in the Aledo Schools. With AdvoCats’ assistance, over 100 students were able to attend field trips and programs at a cost of approximately $7,000 and almost 200 students’ school supplies were provided at a cost over $10,000 .  Over $5,000 was spent to allow 18 seniors to participate in their senior activities. These students were able to receive senior rings, yearbooks and senior ads, prom tickets and clothing, senior pictures, invitations as well as caps and gowns. Many students were helped with medical and dental requests. We were able to help over 60 families who struggled to make ends meet because of the loss of a job, loss of a home, or other difficult situation. AdvoCats’ provided approximately $14,000 to help families in our community with food, utilities, and other needs. 

 
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