Last year Waxahachie Nissan gave away a car to a student that had perfect attendance. Not only that, they draw 10 students to get keys. The students with keys that do not work, get a gift card. They are doing the same give away this Friday at Italy High School at 3:00 p.m. Good luck to all the Italy High School students that are eligible.
Attached is the weekly bulletin from the Italy Church of Christ.
See attached flyer for more information.
Applicants must be available for an orientation on Sunday, May 20 from 8am to 5pm.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a regular meeting on Monday, May 21, 2018 in the Italy High School Cafeteria located at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6:30pm.
When I was told the Neotribune was ending on June 4, 2018, several things came to mind.
The Italy Neotribune is shutting down on June 4th. For sixteen years, we’ve published thousands of stories and photographs of the people and events of this wonderful town. Thank you to all the contributors, reporters, photographers, and editors who made this possible. Thank you to all the board members, council members, students, companies, and people we covered. And finally, a big thank you to everyone for reading the Neotribune.
We will keep an archive of this site online for as long as possible. All original photographs can be downloaded from their individual photo pages. We encourage you to save your favorites.
Italy High School’s Family Consumer Science teacher, Jennifer Eaglen, is looking for community input. Please click the link below and complete the survey. This will be posted on the district’s Facebook page and sent out on School Rush. Please only submit one response. Thank you for your continued support of our students!
Italy Auto Sales, owned and operated by Ray Omar and Adam Aly since 2016, is conveniently located near the intersection of Hwy 34 and Hwy 77 and specializes in selling pre-owned cars, SUVs. and trucks. Open Monday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Call: 972-483-1922 to get the wheels turning!
Monday 5/21, Tuesday 5/22, & Friday 5/25: 7:50 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5/23 – Fair is closed for field day
Thursday 5/24 (extended hours): 7:50 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
See attached flyer.
Congratulations to the following students for their hard work this past six-weeks. Hats off to their educators and support staff as well.
See attached invitation.
The Italy City Council will have two meetings on Monday, May 14. 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm. See agenda for more information.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a called meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the Italy ISD Superintendent’s office located at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
The Italy Police Department calls on citizens to remember fallen officers throughout the nation during the 2018 National Police Week—May 14th-18th, 2018.
State Track send off today at 12:15 P.M.
Due to testing our community members are welcome to come and support our team during the send off by gathering on the blacktop at the back of the school by the dome.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. at the Italy High School Dome
The students of Stafford Elementary spent the month of April having a “penny war.” With the help of the Stafford PTO and teachers, the students collected their loose change to promote Autism Awareness. The class that raised the most change would win a pizza party. Mrs. Shannon Wegener’s 5th grade class raised $251, the highest individual class total.
The Italy Gladiator Bands will be presenting their annual spring concert tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Italy HS multi-purpose facility (dome). The concert will feature the 6th grade, junior high and high school bands, and admission is free-of-charge. See you there!
See attached flyer.
Karate is alive and well in Italy — recorder karate, that is. Just ask Stafford Elementary fifth grade student Itzayanna DeLaHoya.
Lady Gladiators Softball will play against Trenton at 8:00 p.m. at Rockwall Heath High School.
If you have order a playoff baseball shirt you may pick them up today and Wednesday, May 2nd at the high school. We are in the office from 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.. If you have any questions please feel free to call Mrs. Ballard at 972-483-7411.
Softball and baseball playoff game information and Area track meet results.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a called meeting on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in the Italy ISD Superintendent’s office located at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 5:30pm.
Local law enforcement and IMPACT Communities, a program of Drug Prevention Resources, will host the semi-annual Prescription Drug Take Back Event on April 28, 2018. Officers will collect unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications at the following locations:
The Regional Track Meet is taking place Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, in Palestine.
Get your order in before Friday, April 27. Contact Kelli Ballard at Italy High School to order 972/483-7411.
Waxahachie Community Theatre announces performances of the Broadway classic musical “My Fair Lady,” starring Kaleen Todoroff as Eliza Doolittle and Jerry Ellis as Professor Higgins. “My Fair Lady” is presented in cooperation with Music Theatre International, Inc., and is directed by Kasi Jones. Music director is Don Jones.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 in the Italy High School Cafeteria located at 300 S. College Street, Italy, Texas. Meeting time is slated for 6:30pm.
The Italy Economic Development Corporation will have a regular meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
It was a perfect day for fishing with sunny skies and temperatures reaching 80 degrees.
Fish Fry! Live Music!
See attached flyer.
The Italy Gladiators Bass Club invites all ages of anglers who are registered students of Italy ISD to compete in their 1st Annual Land Tournament on Monday, April 16, which is a no school day. The tournament will begin at dawn with first cast at 7am and last cast at 11:30 am. Fishing will be from banks only (no boats) on any body of water they choose.
See attached flyer.
Next Sunday, April 15th at 3:00 p.m. there will be an Official Texas Historical Marker dedication at the Bethel United Methodist Church in the Community Hall for THE SIMS FAMILY OF ELLIS COUNTY. The actual historical marker will stand next the Shawnee Cattle Trail marker on Pecan Springs Ranch on L.R. Campbell Rd. See the attached for more information.
Next week, your child will be participating in one or more of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test and End-Of-Course (EOC) standardized tests.
The Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club is having a Spaghetti Dinner, Auction and Raffle Saturday, April 14th, 5:00 – 7:30pm at the Central Baptist Church Family Life Center at 117 S. Ward St.. Great night to have a chance to win some great prizes and eat some delicious food.
Susan Spriggs-Delephimne , lovingly known as “GaGa”, went home to be with the Lord on April 5th, 2018. She was born on October 18th, 1966 in California. Susan lived by the motto “others before self”. She was the first to volunteer for any good cause and strived to bring laughter and light to the lives of those around her. The things she loved the most were her family and travel. She loved the sun, sand, and would call the water “her happy place”.
We are preparing for our annual Pre-K and Kindergarten Roundup at Stafford Elementary! The purpose is to pre-register first year students for the upcoming school year, and to determine our student/teacher ratios. If you have, or know someone within the district with a child meeting age and eligibility requirements, please take note of the attached information.
The Italy City Council will have a meeting on Monday, April 9, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
The Carter Blood Drive will again be at the Italy High School on Thursday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the high school parking lot next to the George Scott Gymnasium.
The First Baptist Church of Avalon is raising money to assist youth to attend church camp this summer. A day of fun and fellowship is planned for Saturday, April 21, 2018 with food, music, a washer tournament and more at the church. All monies raised will benefit the youth for camp. The festivities begin at 1:00 p.m.
Italy ISD students have been working countless hours for 6+ months at the Italy ISD Agricultural Science facility for the Ellis County Youth Expo. Last week, Italy FFA had 20+ students participate in the Ellis County Youth Expo.
Stafford Elementary School is joining Carter BloodCare to educate the next generation of blood donors about the importance of being a regular community blood donor. See attached flyer.
Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm
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During the March board meeting, the Italy ISD School Board voted unanimously to hire Mrs. LaKesha Bass as the new principal for Stafford Elementary. Mrs. Bass has been an assistant principal for 6 years in DeSoto ISD. She has also been a math instructional specialist and elementary school teacher. Mrs. Bass will transition into her new role during the first week of May.