See the attached flyer for all the scoop on the Playday planned at the Stagecoach Cowboy Church on Saturday, June 27th.
Willie Dee Buchanan, 80, from Italy passed from this life June 19, 2015 in Waxahachie.
After an undefeated district championship and eventually finishing as automatic bi-district champions and area finalists, several members of the 2015 Italy Lady Gladiators Softball program received all-district recognition for their efforts this season.
The IHS Cross Country Team will be serving an ALL YOU CAN EAT Spaghetti Dinner inside the Italy High School Cafeteria on Friday, June 19, starting at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is invited!
Jaclynn Lewis, a 2015 graduate of Italy High School, has been selected to the 2015 Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-State team. This is the third time Lewis has been so honored.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 15, 2015 in the Italy High School Cafeteria (300 S. College Street, Italy). Meeting time is slated for 7:00pm.
Catch Italy Gladiators Coby Jeffords and John Byers competing in this summer’s 5th Annual North Texas All-Star Bowl East vs. West Classic tomorrow evening on June 13, 2015, at Pennington Field in Hurst, Texas. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.
Hunter Hinz, age 13 and student at Italy Junior High, won first place on June 9, 2015, at the Texas State 4-H Round Up in the Intermediate Compound Aided division of the invitational archery contest. Over 4,000 4-Her’s gathered at Texas A&M University to compete in various qualifying and invitational contests for a wide variety of 4-H projects. This was the inaugural year for Texas 4-H to host an archery competition at State 4-H Round Up.
Hazel Odene Bumpus, age 98 of Italy, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 9, at the Red Oak Health and Rehab Center. She was the daughter of the late Bill H. and Irene (Hogan) Windham.
Contact Ms. Miller ASAP 972-483-7411
The City of Italy will have the Town Hall Meeting on Monday, June 29, 2015, 6pm, at the Community Center, 161 W. Main St. Italy, Texas. We hope that you will come out and voice your concerns.
Vicky Northrup, age 50, of Forreston, passed away Monday afternoon, June 1, 2015 at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. She was born November 9, 1964 in Texas City, Texas to Jesse and Elizabeth (Stewart) Darling. Vicky had been a nurse for 15 years, working as an LVN at Baywind in League City and also Trinity Mission in Italy, Texas. She married Paul Northrup on July 11, 2011 in Waxahachie.
We would like to invite you to a Marrow Donor Registry Drive at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, in Waxahachie on Saturday, June 6th from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Please see attached flier and share with colleagues, family and friends.
The City of Italy Planning and Zoning Commission will have a meeting on Thursday, June 4th, 2015. The meeting will be held in the Italy City Council Chambers at 105 West Main Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 6pm.
Stagecoach Cowboy Church will be having their Vacation Bible School on June 8th thru 11th (Monday – Thursday) from 6-8pm each night. Super Heros of the Bible VBS will have food, fun and games for ages 5-11. Children her the age of 5 is welcome with a parent or adult.
All incoming 3rd grade thru 9th grade students are invited to attend sports camps this summer at Italy High School. An all-inclusive Registration Form is included within this article and each participant will receive a 2015 Camp Shirt.
Due to the recent rains and the rainy forecast for this Saturday, May 30th, The Relay For Life of Central Ellis County location has changed. Instead of holding the event at the Waxahachie Sports Complex, the event will be held at Robbie E. Howard Eighth Grade Center, 265 Broadhead Road in Waxahachie on May 30, 2015.
On May 16, 2015, Kortnei Johnson made the Gladiator Nation proud by dominating at the 2015 Track and Field State Championship in Austin. In order to fully appreciate her road to success, however, one must trace her journey back.
Dale Crownover has been thankful all his life for the relationship he had with his parents. Roy and Bernyce Crownover were wonderful parents. They taught him to work hard, be honest and rely on his faith during adverse times. The Crownovers also taught him to give back, be humble and never take anything for granted.
The Relay For Life of Central Ellis County extends a special invitation to all cancer survivors and caregivers to attend this year’s Relay on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the Waxahachie Sports Complex. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at Robbie E. Howard Eighth Grade Center, 265 Broadhead Road in Waxahachie.
You are cordially invited to attend the Induction of new members and Installation of officers of the Italy High School National Honor Society and Italy Junior High School National Junior Honor Society.
Hundreds to Participate in American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Central Ellis County on May 30, 2015 at Waxahachie Sports Complex .
Due to weather conditions, the Uruguay meeting set for after school today is cancelled. Mr. Guidry, the planner and trip sponsor will be available to meet with any parents/others who would like information about the trip after school from 3-3:45 p.m. this week. You may email him to let him know you are coming or just call the school 972-483-7411 and leave a message for him.
Italy ISD has called for an early release due to pending inclement weather. Students will be released at 1:00 p.m. and busses will run at 1:00 p.m.
The world’s most famous war memorial poem by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae. It was composed at the battlefront on May 3, 1915 during the second battle of Ypres, Belgium.
Lots of really great books this month. Here’s some of them! If you see anything you want, email the library and they will save the book (or put it on reserve), for you.
TRINITY Nursing & Rehabilitation of Italy, LP invites the community to attend a one-hour training session on exercises that you can do at home being hosted by their licensed therapist.
UIL Girls 2A state track meet’s seven time gold medalist Ms. Kortnei Johnson will have two final races as a Lady Gladiator on Saturday, May 23, 2015, 6:00 p.m at Clyde Hart Stadium, Waco, Texas
Final days for Uruguay trip commitment: Deposit due Friday, May 29th, 2015—the last day of school
During the school board meeting, Cheryl Owens was honored, the board recognized 3 retiring teachers, new school board members were sworn in, and there were three new hires.
Italy High School will host its annual end-of-the-year Athletic Banquet on Thursday, May 21, 2015, starting @ 5:30 p.m. inside the Italy Coliseum dome.
￼Due to Friday’s weather prediction; the students’ voted to move Field Day to Wednesday, May 27th at 9:00 a.m. Please come out & participate in a fun day & enjoy the new playground.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
On Sunday the 17th, 11 Italy Gladiator regiment band members made their way to Trinity Mission Health center to give a little treat to the residents there. “You never know what a little music can do for somebody,” clarinet player Christy Murray said afterword. “These people love to see the talent in this young generation, and we want to exceed their expectations.”
There will be a fundraiser for Relay For Life of Central Ellis County at Ninos Mexican Restaurant in Waxahachie on May 20, 2015. We encourage the community to support this fundraiser by eating at Ninos on May 20th. Print off the attached flyer and present it to your server so Relay will receive 10% of your bill.
The Italy City Council will have a called meeting on Monday, May 18, 2015. The meeting is slated for a 6pm start time and will be held in the Italy Council Chambers located at 105 West Main Street, Italy.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 18, 2015. Meeting time is slated for 7:00pm and is to be held in the Italy High School Cafeteria at 300 S. College Street, Italy.
Italy Junior High’s 8th graders would like to invite you to their 2015 Science Fair in the Dome on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
Ever heard a musical selection performed by just tubas and euphoniums (baby tubas, aka baritones)? No, we’re not talking about the oom-pahs often associated with the instrument in marches or circus music. We’re talking about a full-fledged piece of music by a well-known composer such as Dmitri Shostakovich, or the march master Karl King. Well, don’t give up on yourself just yet.
Italy ISD has had many outstanding achievements in recent years; however one area that has grown and become our shining achievement is the dual credit college program.
Italy JH Awards 5-13-15 at 1:30 p.m. in the dome
Just giving a quick shoutout to former Lady Gladiator and current Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle, Alyssa Richards, and to all her teammates and coaches on becoming the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Softball Tournament Champions.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have a called meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the Italy High School cafeteria at 300 S. College Street, Italy. Meeting time is slated for 5:30pm.
Car Wash TODAY to benefit the Italy Lady Gladiator Track Team members who will be participating at the State track meet in Austin. The Car Wash goes from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in front of the First Baptist Church of Italy.
Tonight’s meeting (May 11, 2015) is cancelled!
Italy’s Community Center was the location for this year’s prom. The event was made possible by many contributors who the juniors very much appreciate.
You are invited to the IMA’s Baccalaureate Service for the 2015 Graduates of Italy High School on Sunday, May 17, 2 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Church (106 Harris St., Italy). The graduating seniors will be honored with an inspirational service and reception following the service.
May 11th through June 12th Trinity Nursing & Rehab of Italy will host a new initiative, “Cents for Seniors” to raise money to buy box fans. After June 12th, fans will be purchased and distributed to seniors in need with the help of Meals on Wheels of Johnson & Ellis County. You can help us reach our goal of helping as many seniors in our community by donating your “cents” at any of the designated locations
The Italy City Council will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm. Meeting location will be the Italy Municipal Building at 105 West Main Street, Italy.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will cap off a second consecutive sweepstakes year with performances by the 6th grade, junior high, and varsity bands on Monday, May 11 at 7:30 pm in the HS gym.