Senior Guard/Forward Emily Cunningham had the privilege to play in the Maypearl Texas Basketball All-Star Round-up this past weekend.
Read the attached flyer for more information.
A lawsuit was filed on November 9, 2017 by Shelley and Randy Huskins in the 443rd District Court of Ellis County against the City of Italy. The lawsuit alleges the damages and injuries suffered by their family were the direct and proximate result of the negligence, deliberate indifference, gross negligence and callous disregard of them.
Italy ISD Superintendent, Mr. Lee Joffre is developing a Superintendent Student Advisory Council for Italy ISD. The purpose of the Council is to provide students an avenue to develop and share ideas for continuous school improvement. The agenda item for the meetings will be driven by the students. All parents of qualifying students are encouraged to discuss this opportunity with their children. The application is attached.
We are celebrating St Patrick’s Day with Food Truck, Photo Sessions and several vendors on-site selling items, including Italy’s own Café Pies!!! Sponsored by the Cooper Rose Boutique… Just a small town boutique enjoying this sweet community and wanting to give back!
There will be an Italy Town Hall Meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
These tables are available for purchase/pick up at Monolithic Dome Headquarters in Italy.
Address: 177 Dome Park Place
Hours: 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday
PROCEEDS BENEFIT ITALY HIGH SCHOOL BAND
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!
The Italy City Council will have their monthly meeting on Monday, March 12, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
The Italy High School junior class knows that everyone needs a break from the kitchen, so they’d like to ask you to go to Chili’s in Waxahachie on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, between the hours of 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. to support their class efforts in raising money for this year’s prom. They are located at 998 W. US HW 287 Bypass.
The Gladiator Baseball and Lady Gladiator Softball team will host their skills camps Monday, June 4 thru Wednesday June 6, 2018 from 9:30am -11:30 am.
See the attached for more information.
I am writing as a follow-up to my recent letter about an accusation of a threat at school.
See the attached for more information.
With last week marking the final week in UIL Girls basketball, I would like to share with you the final acknowledgements from our own Lady Gladiator Basketball Team from the 19-2A District!
Congrats to the following students who find themselves on the 4th Six-Weeks Honor Roll for Italy High School and JuniorHigh School.
There will be an important parent information meeting to discuss upcoming state assessments for all 3rd-6th grade parents (Tuesday, March 20th — 6:00-7:00 p.m.). The meeting will take place in your child’s classroom. Students will receive a free assignment coupon, if their parent attends.
Thursday, March 1st was a fun day for some of our local basketball players. Our school’s Special Olympics team represented Italy well at Cedar Hill High School. Players receiving accolades include:
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a called meeting on Wednesday, March 7 in the Italy ISD Superintendent’s office located at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
IYAA President Charles Hyles would like to remind everyone that there is less than a week remaining to sign your young stars up for the 2018 IYAA Baseball/Softball seasons! Rosters are filling fast so register online at 2018 IYAA Baseball/Softball or in-person from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, inside the old gym.
Read the attached flyer regarding Italy History Month at S.M. Dunlap Library, March 2018.
Attached you will find the THIRD UPDATED approved calendar for the 2018-2019 school year for Italy ISD. Calendar was updated 2/26/2018.
Two 6A schools, Killeen Ellison Eagles and the Allen Eagles, will battle in the Italy High School Dome-nasium for the right to advance to the regional tournament.
• Tuesday, February 27, 2018. — 7pm.
If you or someone you know is interested in buying an Italy ISD yearbook from the following years: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014, you should contact Mrs. Eaglen at the high school. The cost is $10 for a copy while they last. To contact her, you may email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
I don’t think you will ever find a child that truly likes to go to the doctor. I cannot imagine any child enjoying getting a shot. When I was a child way back when, I can remember not wanting to go to Dr. Dykes here in Italy. What made it easier was the drawer full of double bubble that I knew he had. I knew if I behaved I could reach in and get that sweet, sugary bubble gum.
Produce Truck is cancelled today due to the extreme weather. We will try again in March. Please stay home, keep dry and warm.
Attached is the weekly bulletin from the Italy Church of Christ.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in the Italy High School Cafeteria (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 6:30pm.
Oncor Electric Delivery is aware of scattered power outages in the Italy area. Repairs are scheduled to be completed by 2:30pm today.
2018 Super Centex FCA Victory Bowl player selections have been announced with Italy’s Clay Riddle (Football) and Brycelen Richards (Softball) being chosen to compete this summer in June. Three players from Milford, Markavion Thompson (Football), Lowisley Ojeda (Football), and Marquisha Houston (Volleyball), will be participating as well. To be listed as a donator in the program, contact those responsible for receiving the donations by Tuesday, February 20. Monies will not be collected until March (Non-listed donations can still be accepted between now and March).
The Italy City Council will have a called meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
In 2003, the members of First Christian Church in Italy dealt with the reality their congregation was so small they could no longer worship together and maintain the building. They approached the City of Italy with an offer to donate the historic building to the city for a museum. The city agreed and took possession of the church.
The Italy Gladiators will be traveling to Fairfield High School on Monday, February 19th to play a Bi-District contest against the Grapeland Sandies at 6pm.
Attached is the 2018 baseball schedule for the Italy Gladiators.
The South Ellis County Water Supply Corporation will have a meeting on Thursday, February 15 in their office located at 109 West Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6:30pm.
Carol A. Payne, lovingly known as “Nana”, went to be with her Lord on February 9, 2018. She was born in the state of Wisconsin on January 23, 1943.
Italy HS Varsity Baseball is taking part in the Rio Vista Tournament February 22-24 in Cleburne. Attached is the tournament bracket as well as a flyer for the venue — the state of the art MLB park in Cleburne.
As my 68th birthday approaches, I have been thinking a lot about my past, especially my childhood here in Italy and the things and people that made it special. I now call this “way back when” which tells me I might just be getting old.
The Italy Athletic Booster Club will have a meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Italy High School Library (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 7pm.
The Italy City Council will have their monthly meeting on Monday, February 12, 2018 in the Italy Boze Community Center located at 161 W. Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
Italy Gladiator senior Clay Riddle earns All-State honors as a member of the 2017-2018 67th annual Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State Football Team. Also named All-Smoaky.com 2nd Team All-Central Texas Defensive End and selected to play in 10th Annual FCA Super Centex Victory Bowl.
The community is invited to the dedication of the new classrooms and library at Stafford Elementary on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2pm.
Our Lady Gladiators will be taking on the Grapeland Sandiettes on Tuesday, February 13th in Fairfield at 6pm. We will be the visiting team. Admission will be $5 for adults and $3 for Students. District Passes and Senior Citizens Passes will be accepted. Please come out and support our Lady Gladiators.
Attached is the Lady Gladiators Basketball Playoff shirt…
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Please come and check out our girls play Hubbard in a warm up game on Friday, February 8th in Italy at 8pm. Then, on Tuesday, February 13, the Round 1 Playoff game for the Lady Gladiators will be against Grapeland at the Fairfield High School.
Italy ISD will exclusivly use the School Rush APP to communicate any alerts, messages, or emergencies with the community of Italy ISD. Attached is the document with all the information needed to begin using the School Rush app, and if you currently are using remind 101, the school will no longer use remind 101 to send out community messages or alerts. Thank you.
Juvenile Hearing: As explained in the handout at the first hearing, the juvenile and his attorney could waive subsequent detention hearings. In this case, the juvenile and his attorney have waived the hearing scheduled for tomorrow. The next hearing is scheduled for February 28 at 10:30 a.m. That hearing can also be waived. If the hearing is waived, the juvenile remains in detention. I will send something out the day before the hearing if the hearing is waived.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a called meeting on Thursday, February 8, 2018 in the Italy ISD Superintendent’s office located at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6:30pm.
Due to the high demand of the ITALY STRONG tee shirts, we will do a final order. Shirts must be ordered and prepaid no later than Thursday, February 9th by 5:00 p.m. Each shirt is $10. Contact Karen Mathiowetz 972-268-0655 or Heidi Crawford 817-933-5056 for more information or to order.