Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Kyle Fortenberry.
The Italy Youth Athletic Association (IYAA) enjoyed a full day of action on Saturday to begin their 2015 Baseball/Softball season.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Bailey Eubank.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, John Escamilla.
In 2012, Juana Liggit retired from work. She loves making crafts, gardening and playing golf, so she looked forward to staying active and enjoying life with her family and friends. Her husband, James, loves to play golf and has taught it for many years. He retired from the Air Force and owns a small recruiting company that helps place veterans with companies in the oil and gas fields.
Senior profile for 2015 Italy High School graduate Trevor Davis.
There will be a Meet & Greet with the Council Candidates on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6:30p.m. at the Italy Boze Community Center (161 W. Main Street, Italy).
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, K’Breona Davis.
Today, Monday, April 6, 2015, is one of three dates that there will be a Question & Answer Session regarding the $12m Italy ISD bond issue. There will be a campus tour at 6pm followed by the Q&A session held in the Italy High School band hall at 7pm. Bring your friends and neighbors and learn first hand what the school district is proposing and how it might affect you and your community.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Tyler Crawley.
On Thursday, March 26, the Italy High School drama class participated in the District 12-2A One-Act Play Contest at the Frost Performing Arts Center, performing “Voices” by Richard Lortz.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Samuel Corley.
Dunlap Memorial Library in Italy hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt with egg hunters finding eggs scattered across the library’s front lawn and hidden inside amongst the books and under chairs.
Here’s some of our new titles. If you see anything you want, call (972/483-6481) or email the library. Check us out on Facebook on the Samuel Dunlap page. Feel free to discuss the books, comment or suggest other titles.
The S.M. Dunlap Library will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th at 9 a.m. for ages eight and under. Punch and cookies will be served. Please join us!
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Reagan Cockerham.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, John Byers.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Cody Boyd.
Bobby Campbell teaches JH classes and coaches for both JH and HS sports in Italy ISD.
Profile for 2015 Italy High School senior, Reagan Adams.
Miss Fullmer teaches 7th and 8th grade history and coaches girls basketball and track.
Common Q & A’s about the Uruguay trip
The Italy community is invited to the annual Italy Ministerial Alliance Easter Sunrise Service Easter Morning, April 5 beginning at 7 a.m. at the Italy Downtown Pavilion.
Members of the Lady Gladiators track team competed at the Texas Relay this past weekend in Austin.
Mr. Berry teaches history for Italy Junior High & High School.
On February 25, 2015, the Italy ISD Board of Trustees unanimously called a bond election for May 9, 2015 for $12,000,000 to address its current facilities needs.
The Italy Community Activities Committee is getting everything in order for Italy’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Make plans to bring your littles ones, from toddlers to 4th grade, to the community wide event that will take place at the Unchurch Ball Fields. The hunt begins at 10:00am.
Italy students will make-up one of two days for inclement weather this Friday.
On Thursday, March 26, 2015, seventeen Italy High School seniors attended the Pathways to Success Youth Career Expo at the Waxahachie Civic Center, sponsored by the North Central Texas Workforce Solutions.
Mr. Proud teaches history and coaches both JH and HS sports for Italy ISD.
Beginning with the MAAG teams in the 1950’s, Operation Chopper in 1962, and continuing to March 1973, we remember and thank those that fought and served throughout Southeast Asia.
Melchor Martinez, age 54, passed away March 28, 2015 in Italy, Texas. He was born to Jose Angel and Dora (Garcia) Martinez. After an aggressive battle with cancer he was called home, with his family by his side. Mel was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He was a parishioner at Epiphany Mission Catholic Church, a passionate Catechists teacher and a former bank analyst for Bank of America for 19 years. Mel was a role model and an inspiration to many.
Saturday, April 4th at the Old Brickyard Golf Course in Ferris, the Stagecoach Cowboy Church has a 4-man Scramble Golf Tournament planned. The shotgun start begins at 8:30am followed by a meal at noon catered by Bubba’s BBQ & Steakhouse of Ennis.
Meet and greet the Gladiator Baseball and Lady Gladiator Softball players every Friday morning at 7:00 a.m. inside the Uptown Cafe in downtown Italy.
Mr. Papa teaches Spanish levels 1-3 and coaches tennis for Italy HS.
Gladiators come up on the short end of the bat in Frost with the Polar Bears surviving a late rally by Italy to win at home, 7-5.
This Sunday, March 29, Central Baptist Church will have a free breakfast for the men and boys of the Italy community. The hearty breakfast will be served in the CBC’s Fellowship Center beginning at 8:00am. There will be a guest speaker as well.
The high school Gladiators’ track team finished well in the recent Meridian track meet.
Johnny Jones assists in content mastery and coaches for Italy JH and HS.
The Relay For Life of Central Ellis County held a Team Captain’s meeting on March 19, 2015. The traveling trophy is awarded to the team that turns in the most money each month. The winner for March was the Dart team with $2.997.
Italy’s Jaclynn Lewis hits two over the fence in Frost to keep area body shops in business with teammates Madison Washington, Bailey Eubank, Hannah Washington, April Lusk and Lillie Perry also having hot bats in the district opener.
Mrs. Richards stays busy teaching multiple English subjects—including ESL—and leading Content Mastery. She also coaches for Italy JH & HS.
After a 4th place finish in district this season, the Italy Gladiators had 7 players receive all-district honors with sophomore Kenneth Norwood, Jr. earning 1st Team All-District.
Mrs. Joffre serves as the Italy Junior High & High School librarian.
On February 21st , students from the Hillsboro Unified Tae Kwon Do School of Hillsboro traveled to Giddings to compete in an invitational tournament. Students competed in patterns as well as sparring.
Congratulations to Italy Lady Gladiator basketball players Kortnei Johnson and Emmy Cunningham for earning TGCA (Texas Girls Coaching Association) All-State Honors!
Gladiator Athletic Booster Club is calling a meeting at Italy HS Library on Thursday March 26, 2015 at 6pm to discuss the upcoming athletic banquet. We welcome all who wish to participate and strongly encourage any senior parent of an athlete to attend. The senior parents will be in charge of decorating their athletes last year banquet at Italy HS. We will also discuss a few roles that will be available for next school year in the booster club.
Miss Vajdak teaches several classes including some career educational classes as well as agricultural education classes.
The Lady Gladiators have been doing the extra work with impressive tournament performances and by challenging larger schools in preparation for their district opener against Frost today.
The Italy ISD Board of Trustees will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 23, 2015. The meeting will be called to order at 7:00pm in the Italy High School cafeteria at 300 S. College Street, Italy.