Avalon ISD “Recognized” for five years standing

Image: Avalon Administrative Staff — Pictured above are: Margaret Day (elementary Principal), Neva DelBosque (school Counselor), David DelBosque (Superintendent) Chris Marshall (high school Principal) and Jody Tinnery (assistant high school principal).

Preliminary TAKS testing results for Avalon ISD are, once again, projecting the AEIS rating from the Texas Education Agency for 2009-2010 to be that of a “Recognized” district. Official and final district and campus ratings will be published by TEA on Friday, July 30th. This will be the fifth consecutive year that Avalon ISD will have the distinction as a recognized district. The graduating class of 2011 achieved a 100% passing rate in all areas.

Wind Turbine for Avalon ISD

Image: 60 Foot Wind Turbine — This wind turbine will save Avalon ISD on their energy bill.

Any new technology to help the school or any new program to help the students learn is what David Delbosque (Avalon ISD Superintendent) wants for Avalon ISD. When DelBosque did some investigating on wind turbines and found out how they can save money on the electric bill, of course he wanted the wind turbine for Avalon ISD.

Earth Day at Avalon ISD

Image: Beautiful Flower Garden — Avalon second graders had a lot of fun planting their garden.

Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental “teach-in” held on April 22, 1970. The second graders at Avalon ISD had fun celebrating Earth Day by planting a flower garden, a vegetable garden and getting closer to nature.

Jitterbuggin’ at Avalon ISD

Image: It Looks Like This — Aaron Polacios, Blake Faber and Nick Brazal take instruction from senior Sheldon Kennison about how to build the Jitterbug.

Thursday afternoon around 1:00 p.m. Avalon ISD’s Physics department was bustling with fourth graders learning how to build a Jitter Bug. Avalon ISD has a new program called Eagle Science which involves elementary students learning from the upper class students.

Avalon ISD Subscribes to Flashalert

Image: Avalon ISD’s Dome  - During Monday night’s storm the community of Avalon was invited to come sit out the storm in this multi purpose dome.

There was no one more excited or happier about getting a Monolithic Dome for Avalon ISD than David Del Bosque (superintendent). He really loves their dome. So it was very apt behavior when a storm was arriving last night to invite the community to sit out the storm in the Avalon Multipurpose Center.

Ronola Shears Avalon ISD’s newest aide

Image: Ronola Shears — Ronola Shears is Avalon’s newest aid and the love for her pre-schoolers has convinced her to go back and get certified to teach.

Ronola Shears was happily living and working in Dallas for CBI as assistant to the controller. It has always been her husband’s (Terry Shears) dream to move from the big city to a small town and purchase a house with a few acres of land. Two years ago this dream became his reality which meant Ronola had to commute from Avalon to Dallas. “It was a very hard year commuting back and forth from Avalon to Dallas. I wouldn’t get home until seven at night,” explained Ronola.

Avalon ISD Meet the Teacher Night

Image: Mrs Day welcomes parents — Margret Day (principal for Avalon ISD) welcomes everyone back to school.

Avalon ISD was ready for Meet the Teacher Night. Everyone was there Thursday evening. Students and parents were meeting teachers and learning where all the class rooms were located. Teachers were happy to meet their new students and ready to make this year a good one for all.

Avalon ISD School Supply List

Avalon ISD is having 2009-2010 registration for ALL students PreK-12 Tuesday and Wednesday, August 11 and 12 from 12:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, August 13 from 9:00-3:00. Registration packets must be completed ON-SITE by parents/guardians. Avalon ISD has supplied a school supply list for your convenience.

Soaring TAKS Scores for Avalon Eagles

Image: The Proud David DelBosque — David DelBosque is the very proud superintendent for Avalon ISD. He is very proud of his students for all of their hard work.

Avalon ISD announced the results of the district’s 2009 TAKS testing. According to school administration, based on preliminary results from all tests taken this school year and an evaluation of all subgroups, Avalon anticipates maintaining the state rating of “Recognized” for the fourth consecutive year.

Avalon Kindergarten Graduation


On Thursday, June 4th 2009, eager parents filed into Avalon’s Monolithic dome gym to see their sons and daughters graduate….from kindergarten! The beautiful young ladies and handsome young men were stunning in their formal attire and graduation caps as they entered the gym.

Avalon Elementary Awards Banquet

Image: Read to Succeed — Ms. Denise Wimbish presents the Accelerated Reading Awards and the Read to Succeed Awards.

The Avalon Elementary Awards banquet was held on Tuesday in the Avalon Dome gym. After the students enjoyed a delicious complementary dinner -hot dogs, chips, cookies, and sweet tea, the awards banquet got started. Superintendent, Mr. David Del Bosque welcomed all excited students, smiling parents and enthusiastic teachers while introducing everyone to Miss Margaret Day, Avalon’s Elementary Principal.

Avalon Elementary Field Day


May 15th, 2009 Avalon Elementary students participated in Field Day. This event was organized by Tony Hernandez and David Morgan. Thank you both for your hard work on making this a great day for the kids. Volunteers from the Avalon National Junior Honor Society were a key part in making the day a success.

Avalon makes History!

Image: Mungia Fights! — Senior #32 Rodney Mungia pushes the ball up the court to score.

On March 6, 2009, the Avalon Eagles made history. It was the first time in 10 years, since Kris Marsall has been head coach, that the Eagles made it this far in playoffs. Though they didn’t win, Avalon played in the Region III Division Tournament at Stephen F. Austin University.

Avalon Eagles go to Nacogdoches!

	Rodney Mungia — The high-flying Avalon Eagles become Regional Quarterfinal Champions after defeating the Milford Bulldogs 47-41 inside the Midlothian High School Gym.

The Avalon Eagles won the Regional Quarterfinal game against their rival, the Milford Bulldogs! The final score was 47-41. Avalon will play Slocum High School at Stephen F. Austin Coliseum in Nacogdoches. The game will start at 5:00p.m. Friday, March 6. If the Eagles win that game, they will play again on Saturday, March 7 at 12:00p.m. Come support your Avalon Eagles!!!