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The second six-weeks honor roll has been released by the Italy High School/Junior High School. Congratulations to these students and their teachers for their hard work.
This past Saturday, October 14th, one of our local Italy HS students participated in a Ride of Champions at Campfire Creek Therapeutic Riding Center in Waxahachie, Texas.
All seniors and their families should join us on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30pm to complete and ask questions about the financial aid process for post-secondary programs.
Congratulations to the following Italy High School/Junior High School honor roll students. Way to jump out of the gate and start strong! Keep it up!
The Italy HS Cheerleaders will be selling BBQ at Thursday night’s Powder Puff game (Thursday, October 5). Plates will be $7 each.
Two Italy High School students were among some of the first to receive acceptance letters to a post-secondary school.
Aim for Success, Inc., will present their nationally-acclaimed program to the students and parents of Italy High School. The Aim for Success motivational programs have educated over 2.5 million teens, parents, and educators across America since 1993 on topics such as bullying, drugs & alcohol, and sexuality/abstinence.
With high school scholarship opportunities and bass tournament trails spreading like wildfire through Texas, several Italy High School students with a passion for fishing have decided to start a Bass Club at Italy ISD.
Shopping begins at 7:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday and will be available throughout the school day through 4 p.m. The fair will close at noon on Friday, September 22, 2017.
Italy High School’s 2017 Homecoming Court has been chosen. Click images.
Friday, September 15 is Italy ISD’s Homecoming game against Blooming Grove. Kick off is at 7:30.
Due to ongoing construction at the new football field the High School and Junior High will be changing the date and location of Meet The Teacher.
To Sign up for one or more of these kits, go the the following link:
Check either the 7th or 8th grade box and click on Submit and Sign Up at the bottom of the web page. Please enter your student’s name in the My Comment section of the sign up.
The National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society invite you to the annual induction ceremony on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 5:30 pm at the Italy High School Dome. Admission is one non-perishable food item per person.
The community is invited to the IMA’s Baccalaureate Service for the 2017 Graduates of Italy High School on Sunday, May 21, 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church (200 Clark Street, Italy). The graduating seniors will be honored with an inspirational service and reception following the service.
On May 11th at 2:30 p.m. at Italy ISD High School, Students with Perfect Attendance can Strive To Drive! One lucky student will win a FREE CAR!
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Congratulations to these students who have excelled to the level of Italy High School/Junior High School A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the 5th six-weeks of this school year.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.