News and Announcements


The growth in enrollment has been dramatic over the past few years, particularly this year. With the added growth in enrollment has come an increase in traffic. The direction of the pick-up lane, as it is currently being used, is no longer practical to accommodate the increased traffic. The back-up is so great that cars are at a stand-still up onto Highway 34.
The morning drop-off plan will not change.
Starting this week, we will be changing the direction of the flow:
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Veterans Day Program ~ Monday, November 11

The annual Veterans Day program, sponsored by the Student Council, will be held Monday, November 11, in the Multipurpose Center. The program will begin at 10:00 a.m. All veterans of Avalon and of the Avalon ISD family are welcome to attend so that we may recognize you during our ceremony! A reception will be held for our guests after the program.
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Avalon ISD Celebrates Red Ribbon Week Oct 21-25

Avalon ISD will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 21-25 while encouraging all students to lead a drug-free life. Each day will have a dress theme and there will be coloring contests and poster contests for the elementary, junior high and high school. (Click for days and file download)
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Avalon ISD "Fall Festival" ~ Friday, October 18!

Plans are being finalized and Avalon ISD is ready to host another great FALL FESTIVAL on Friday, October 18! The festival will be held in the area behind the high school building from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. (School will dismiss at 1:00 on this date - Friday the 18th) Food, games and fun for everyone! (Click for cafeteria menu, bingo donations needed, festival map, raffle items, more!)
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Blood Drive ~ Friday, October 18 ~ MPC

The Student Council is sponsoring, in conjunction with Carter Blood Center, its annual Fall Blood Drive this Friday, October 18th. It will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the MPC. Please call Janice Gillaspie at 972-627-3251 to schedule your appointment today!
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Project ExTRA begins 10th Year on September 23!

The Project ExTRA Afterschool Program will begin its 10th year on Monday, September 23! Project ExTRA has served an average of 80-100 students per year with after school activities, snacks and homework assistance. Students in 1st grade may attend if an older sibling in grades 2-8 also attends. Congratulations on 10 great years!
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Avalon ISD "PINK WEEK" Highlights Breast Cancer Awareness

October 8-11at Avalon ISD ~ It's Pink Week! Join us in our awareness and fundraising efforts for the Susan G. Komen Foundaton as we support them in their efforts to end breast cancer forever through ground-breaking research and community health outreach programs. Go to our Passionately Pink webpage to read more! Our goal is $1,000 ~ we know we can beat that! Let's "Go Pink" Eagles!
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HOMECOMING 2013! Saturday, October 5!

Homecoming festivities for 2013 are set and ready to go! Starting with the Homecoming Dance Friday night in the JPG Gymnasium, Homecoming plans center around the excitement of Saturday evening. The coronation ceremony will be held at 7:30 p.m. The varsity football game against Trinidad will begin at 8:00. Special guests at halftime will be the members of the Avalon Eagle baseball teams and coaches from 1994-2002. The Class of 2003 is also holding it 10th year class reunion on Saturday evening.
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