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Announcements
Powerful Parenting Resource

Common Sense Media

Being a parent often means making tough decisions in regards to our children. In today's digitally rich environment, we (and the kids) are faced with choices about movies, video games, e-books, apps, and social media. Don't simply rely on your own "common sense" to make tough decisions, turn to CommonSenseMedia.org. It will empower you to make an informed decision about whether or not to allow your child to read/watch/play a book, movie, video game, app, website, etc.

"Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. We'll give you the scoop on the latest entertainment and tech so YOU can decide what's right for YOUR kid. As an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, we're here for you.
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/
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Attention Aledo ISD Parents: 

Are you receiving notifications from Aledo ISD regarding school closings? Aledo ISD uses the ParentLink System to send out important information via phone, text, and email. If you are not receiving these important messages, contact the office at your child's school to make sure your contact information on file is correct.

If you are receiving messages and wish to opt out from receiving future messages from the ParentLink System, please follow the directions listed below.

Text messages – Type Stop to 60680 to stop.  Type Start to 60680 to have them begin again.

Email messages – There is a message at the bottom of the email for the parent/guardian to unsubscribe.

Phone calls – The only way a parent can opt out of phone calls is by submitting a request in writing. The parent will then be placed on the Do Not Call List.




FREE Reading & Math Program

Texas Success Reading and Math Programs

Texas SUCCESS provides state-funded access to interactive math and reading programs for Texas public school students in grades 3-8. Istation Reading is an online reading program that includes engaging, interactive content in a game-like format. Think Through Math is an online, interactive math program that includes live bilingual tutors to engage and assist students to strengthen their math skills. Both programs deliver appropriate curriculum, tailored to each student's abilities. Meaningful reporting tools are available in both programs that inform teachers and parents when an intervention is needed or confirms that the student is on the right path.

Reading = iStation

Home Access?

Istation is available for home use, but it does require the download and installation of its application. Istation is available for Windows or Mac, and instructions are available in English and Spanish. Click here to download the file and access other technical information. 
 
During the installation phase, you will be required to enter a DOMAIN NAME that is unique to the campus. 
  • Aledo Middle School ~ aledoms.aledo.tx
  • Coder Elementary ~ coder.aledo.tx
  • McAnally Intermediate ~ mcanallyis.aledo.tx
  • McCall Elementary ~ mccall.aledo.tx
  • Stuard Elementary ~ stuard.aledo.tx
  • Vandagriff ~ vandagriff.aledo.tx

Once iStation has been installed on your home computer, click the icon on the desktop or launch the application through the programs list. 

Students must log in with their own username and password:
  • Students can get their login information from their classroom teacher.

 Parent Information

Parent Letter: Introduction to IstationEnglish | Spanish )

Math = Think Through Math
Click here to log in to Think Through Math.

Students must log in with their own, unique username and password:
Parent Letter: Introduction to Think Through Math English | Spanish )



Are you new to Aledo ISD?

Are you connected?!

Find out how you can get connected to your child's teacher, campus, and school district by visiting the Aledo Parents Need to Know page.




Follow Your Favorite Aledo Webpage
Parents, stay informed with your favorite teacher, club, team, or organization webpage.
Just follow these simple steps:
  1. Go to the Aledo webpage that you want to follow. 
  2. Click on the "Join this Fusion Page" link. (See image below.)
  3. Login with your Aledo ISD School Fusion account. 

Every time the teacher or group leader updates the webpage with upcoming events and announcements, you will receive an email notification with the updates made. 



Parent Climate Survey

View the results from the 2012-2013 Parent Climate Survey.

Each spring the Aledo ISD conducts an electronic parent climate survey.  The results from this survey are considered by each campus and the district as campus and district improvement plans are developed by committees of all stakeholders annually.  In 2012-2013, 4107 electronic invitations were sent to parents, 622 responses were received, and the results are posted below.

If you have any questions concerning the survey please contact Lynn McKinney, Deputy Superintendent, at 817-441-8327.

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PTO Announcements
PTO End of the Year Summary
Click here to view the report.


Aledo PTO District Meeting Dates and Locations -- all will be at 9 a.m. unless noted
Scroll to the bottom of this page to view the PTO information folder.
Officer Names and Contact Information is available in the PTO folder.

Online Cafeteria Payments
MAKE ONLINE PAYMENTS INTO YOUR STUDENT’S CAFETERIA ACCOUNT: go to Departments on this page and click on Child Nutrition then go to Nutrition Quick Links
Files
 AISD Community Meetings
Q&A from community meetings
 Alert Now
District Notification System
 Medical Policy and Medication Form
District Medical Policy, Medicaiton Request Form, Health History
 New-to-District Registration Packet
This registration packet is for new-to-district students only.
 Parent Concerns
Parent Concerns Packet
 PreK/Kindergarten Roundup
Intro letters in English and Spanish, and Registration Packets in English and Spanish
 PTO Information
ALEDO PTO GENERAL MTG
April 9th, 9 a.m.
Daniel 9th Grade Campus Library

AGENDA
1. Welcome
2. Approval of Meeting Minutes-Mar 2014
3. Treasurer's Report - approve monthly report for Mar 2014
Old Business
5. McAnally “Reunion Tour” Reception (5th/6th teachers) Thurs, April 10th
6. Shattered Dreams Program – Thurs, April 17
7. Spring Fundraiser – “Aledo Eats Out” April 29th, 30th
8. School Supplies 2014-15
9. Seniors Scholarship Committee
10. Campus Reports
New Business
11. Nat’l Teacher Apprec Week – May 5-9 – All Campuses
12. Community News Articles – Campus Wish Lists, AMS PTO Thank You
13. Adjourn – Schedule Next PTO mtg in May to accommodate scholarship committee schedule
Upcoming Events:
Dr. Citty Brown Bag Mtg – Vandagriff, Thur. Apr 17th 12-1 pm
Aledo Educ Foundation “Bearcats ‘N’ Boots 6:30 p.m. April 24th Auction/Dinner

Contacts
+ Riley, April
Click on name to see details.

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