The Italy High School theater department will present George Kelly’s comedic drama, “Finders Keepers” this Friday, March 24 at 2:45pm in the high school gymnasium. The play tells the story of a woman who finds a purse with a large sum of cash in it and the ensuing moral quandary.
Claudia Abundiz Jimenez, a sophomore at Italy High School, spent much of her time over spring break at The Warehouse Dallas. The Warehouse houses a contemporary art collection spanning from post World War II to present day and hosts student workshops for those students interested in pursuing some type of career in art.
Another windy afternoon. I took a short flight over the new field, but the wind kept me from big fly overs. I may try again in the morning.
Congrats to the following students who find themselves on the 4th Six-Weeks Honor Roll for Italy High School and JuniorHigh School.
Honor Roll lists have been released from Italy High School and Italy Junior High School for the 3rd Six-Weeks.
Italy ISD is holding a Social Media Awareness Night tonight January 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the High School Cafeteria.
To the Italy School Community: A rumor was brought to our attention today regarding an incident that occurred on campus yesterday. Most of the information we are hearing is highly inaccurate.
Only a handful of people have signed up! Please sign up and donate—this time of year is especially hard for blood banks to meet the demands of the season! Thank you in advance!
Italy Middle School’s 2nd annual book fair kicks off today. Students are welcome to shop between the hours of 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day through Thursday. The fair will open at at the same time on Friday, December 2, 2016, but will pack up on Friday at noon.
Honor Roll lists have been released from Italy High School and Italy Junior High School for the 2nd Six-Weeks.
Just a friendly reminder that Josten’s will be at the High School Cafeteria on Wednesday November 16th from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm to take order’s for Senior Packets (this includes cap and gown).
Josten’s will be at the Italy High School Cafeteria on Tuesday November 8th from 11:00 am – 12:30pm to take order’s for Class Rings. And will return on Wednesday November 16th from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm to take order’s for Senior Packets (this includes cap and gown).
Jostens was not able to meet with the Jr. Class this week as originally planned. We have them rescheduled to come Tuesday, November 1st to distribute the packets for class rings.
Italy High School will be hosting their annual Veteran’s Program on Friday November 11 and is asking for your loved ones pictures to be put in their slide show.
Mrs. Chambers is collecting baby pictures of each member of the senior class for the slide show. You may turn them in to Mrs. Ballard at the high school and they will be scanned and returned , or you may email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to submit pictures will be Friday, October 21st.
Josten’s will be at the High School Cafeteria on Wednesday November 16th from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm to take order’s for Senior Packets (this includes cap and gown). Your student will have a senior packet sent home with them on Tuesday November 8th with the order forms.
Honor Roll lists have been released from Italy High School and Italy Junior High School for the 1st Six-Weeks.
The Texas FFA is led by a team of 10 high school graduate students that have shown premiere leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Howdy! If you’ve ever had an opportunity to spend time with Italy High school senior Eli Garcia, then you already know he bleeds maroon. He has always aspired to be a Texas Aggie. With his goal in mind, Eli has worked and strived each year to prepare himself for this journey, and it paid off.
The Italy High School 2016 Juniors vs. Seniors Powder Puff football game was another classic with the Senior Girls, head coached by Joe Celis, standing victorious in the end. On a night where the roles are reversed, with the boys performing as cheerleaders and the girls tossing the football around, it was a fun event for everyone involved.
Italy High School students have voted on the 2016-2017 Homecoming Court. They are eagerly awaiting the announcements of the King and Queen at the pep rally and the football game. We hope Gladiator Nation will join in the fun during Homecoming this year!
When Eric Janszen left Midlothian High School to come to Italy last year, he knew it was time for a change. He had taught Agriculture for 15 years there and knew he had done everything he could to do to be successful there.
The deadline for Italy High School Senior Ads is this Friday, September 23, for the homecoming program. These memories last forever and your son or daughter will be thrilled to see the personal recognition!
The Italy HS 2016 Junior vs.Senior Powder Puff football game will be played on Thursday, September 29, immediately following the Jr. High football game. Shirt orders will be due Thursday, September 29, and cost $15.00 each. Contact Heidi Crawford at email@example.com to place your shirt order.
Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner, and preparations have already begun. View this article for a schedule of events for the week’s activities.
Christopher Rizzuto has recently been hired as the new Assistant Principal for Italy High School. He was raised in Louisiana where his father was a teacher and a rice and soybean farmer. When he graduated from high school in Louisiana, he had his future all planned out. Even though almost everyone in his family were teachers, coaches or educators, he decided to go a different life route and major in pre-law. He planned to go to law school after he graduated from college, but life circumstances sent him to another state and a different career.
The Dual credit program at Italy High School is a great opportunity for your student to earn high school and college credit at a fraction of the cost, without ever leaving Italy High School. With Navarro as our “Community College” we are here to assist our dual credit students with the transition from high school to College and help our students meet their educational goals.
Sports physicals will take place on Thursday, July 21 from 11:30 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. inside the Gladiator Coliseum dome located on the campus of Italy High School. Cost will be $25 per physical. All incoming 7th Grade thru 12th Grade student-athletes are required to have a completed physical in order to participate on August 1, the beginning of the Volleyball and Football seasons.
For recipients of 2016 Scholarships, specifically Lone Star Cyclists and IHS ACT/SAT Scholarships, the student must present proof of enrollment, a copy of the student ID card, and the full mailing address for the Business/Financial Aid office of the College or University in which the student has enrolled in order to collect your scholarship earnings.
Italy JH/HS and Stafford Elementary 2016-2017 dates you need to know for August. Mark your calendars!
During a meet and greet on Friday, Italy High School and the community welcomed its newest band director, Jonathan VanOmmeren, and his wife, Aimee, while enjoying cake and punch inside the school cafeteria. The event also gave band supporters a chance to say thanks and goodbye to former band director, Jesus Perez, who will start anew at Midlothian Heritage High School.
Italy middle school students’ parents may choose to order supplies this year to avoid the lines and aisles of school supplies in major retail stores. Educational Products Inc. offers these supplies for parents/students at discounted rates. Forms for 6th-8th graders will be sent home today. Order deadline June 17th, 2016.
Class of 2016 Senior Walk at S.E.S
Congratulations Class of 2016
On March 23rd of this year I asked for the Neo’s help to locate those who had information to identify Valedictorians and Salutatorians from previous years. The response from alumni was overwhelming. I received 82 email with names and dates going back to 1947. I would like to thank those who helped and share a picture of the project we are working on. The project is about 2-3 weeks from being completed.
We are excited to invite you to this year’s induction Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. in the HS dome.
It’s not too late to participate. The 5k color run will be this Saturday. Check in starts at 6 a.m.; race time is 8 a.m. You are welcome to walk or run this event. Italy ISD students are eligible for a $15 student rate; others may register online through www.eventbrite.com
It’s that time of year again – time to come out and enjoy the talents and hard work of the Italy HS theater department as they present Elda Cadogan’s one-act comedy, “Rise and Shine.”
Italy High School is hosting a parent information night with the Navarro College Dual Credit Coordinator. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend to get valuable information regarding dual credit as well as an opportunity to get many questions answered. The parent information night will be Thursday, May 26th at 6:30 p.m.
Congratulations to the following students for working their way onto the Honor Roll for the 5th Six-weeks.
Due to unforeseen circumstances for one of the play’s cast members, the one act play that was to be performed this evening has been postponed. Once it is rescheduled, it will be announced again. Thank you for understanding!
Italy High School Seniors please note that the April 15, 2016 deadline for Navarro College scholarship applications has been extended to Friday, April 29, 2016.
This past Saturday, April 9, 2016, was Italy High School’s annual prom which was hosted by IHS’s junior class.
On Wednesday April 6, 2016, Italy ISD Art Program participated in the Ellis County Youth Expo Creative Arts contest. Thirty-four Italy High School students and nine Italy Middle School students competed. Italy ISD Art Department entered 84 works of art in the contest.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Ellis County Youth Expo, Family Consumer Science students Amber Hooker, Halee Turner, Lillie Perry, Lela Finley and Brooke DeBorde competed in cake decorating. The girls blew the judges away with their talent!
Italy High School Assistant Principal Eric Janszen is currently working on a project to recognize former Italy High School valedictorians and salutatorians. He is looking for information from the following years: 1915-2008.
Teen dating violence is similar to and can be as lethal as adult relationship violence. Approximately one in three girls is a victim of abuse from a dating partner. It includes hitting, yelling, threatening, name calling and other forms of verbal, sexual, emotional and physical abuse. These facts make it very important for parents to be aware of relationship abuse.
This year’s Italy High School prom will be hosted at the Ellis County Event Center in Waxahachie. This beautiful facility will host the 2015-2016 prom on April 9, 2016. Tickets will be for sale from March 1, 2016 until April 1, 2016.
Honor Roll lists have been released from Italy High School and Italy Junior High School for the 4th Six-Weeks.
Tonight’s Army Presentation at Italy High School has been cancelled. Please contact Ms. Miller if you have any questions or would like recruiter contact information. Thank you.
The following Italy HS/JHS students finished out the first half of the school year on a high note and found themselves on the Third Six-Weeks Honor roll. Congrats and keep up the good work!