The Sept. 29 Rotary Club meeting was sporty. Azle ISD Athletic Director Scott Anderson gave an update on the second Azle Athletic Hall of Fame class set for induction Oct. 22. Keith Boenisch, AHS cross country coach, told the crowd that Azle has a strong boys team that is state-ranked and has potential to advance to the state meet, an AHS rarity. Head football coach Devon Dorris not only talked about the young season, but discussed the detailed concussion protocol ISD employees follow to keep athletes safe. Photos by Mark K. Campbell… Read the rest
Auditions Oct. 13 for young students, Sandy the dog
BY CARLA NOAH STUTSMAN
The Azle High School Theatre Department’s annual production of “Annie” is slated for Dec. 9-11.
Show times will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. All performances will be in the Azle High School auditorium.
Although the main characters have already been cast, a few roles for Azle ISD students in grade 2 through 8, some student tech apprentice spots for Azle ISD students in grades 7 and 8, as well as the coveted role of Sandy the dog remain to be cast.… Read the rest
Perfect fiscal accounting score earned
BY CHRISTINA DERR
Azle Independent School District Director of Finance Monica Miller reported to the AISD board of trustees at its Oct. 3 meeting that the district received a perfect score on its most recent Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) evaluation.
The most recent FIRST evaluation covered the 2014-15 fiscal year. FIRST evaluates Texas school districts on 15 different measures and a score of 31 is needed to be considered passing.
AISD received a perfect score of 100, as well as a Superior rating, meeting or exceeding all 15 criteria.
Among the 15 measures considered in the evaluation included examining whether the district was in compliance with the payment terms of all debt, which it was.… Read the rest
Can you believe we are heading into the holiday season? Time will go by quickly, so let’s enjoy it while we can.
Meals for the week of Oct. 10-14 will include Swiss steak, turkey pot pie, and beef tacos. Be sure to call 817-444-0070 by noon the day before you wish to join us for lunch.
On the first and third Friday of each month, the Azle Senior Center receives groceries from Tarrant Area Food Bank. That being said, we have a group of folks who work very hard to ensure we qualify for them. Retha Schultz, Lou Bentley, Valeta Harris, Sue Webb, Marilyn Davidson and Carolyn Posey are so faithful in doing this volunteer work.… Read the rest