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Abernathy High School Band Receives A Division 1 at Contest Featured Photo

Abernathy High School Band Receives A Division 1 at Contest

The Abernathy High School Band competed at the UIL Marching Contest on Saturday. They had an outstanding performance! They received 1st Division from all three judges! This is the 15th consecutive year that the band has earned a 1st Division at the UIL Marching contest. We will advance to the UIL Area Marching contest on Saturday, Oct 23rd in Lubbock. We will not know the time until Tuesday. The fan support at the contest on Saturday was amazing! Thanks for coming out to support these kids! A Special thanks to Trisha Burrell, Anna Jo Knight, Cheri Liess, and Tobi Sherrill for all their hard work this fall. We could not do it without them!!
Abernathy Backs the Blue Campaign Featured Photo

Abernathy Backs the Blue Campaign

Abernathy ISD has partnered with Roosevelt ISD to host a Back-the-Blue event on October 22nd. Sergeant Josh Bartlett, former assistant SWAT commander for the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, was shot and killed in the line of duty this summer. His family are members of the Roosevelt ISD community. AHS student council is working with Roosevelt's student council to host a Back-the-Blue event - an event to honor Sgt. Bartlett and all members of the law enforcement community. The event will showcase our mutual support for law enforcement officers. Abernathy ISD is raising money which will be donated to the South Plains College scholarship which was established in Sgt. Bartlett's name and which assists students in the law enforcement program. On the night of the Roosevelt football game, we will have a "Blue Out" and Abernathy and Roosevelt spectators will be encouraged to wear blue attire to show support for LEOs. We will be selling t-shirts with an Abernathy Backs the Blue design for this game. So how can you get involved? Feel free to drop off a monetary donation at the Abernathy High School office or order an “Abernathy Back the Blue” shirt and wear it to the football game. Order forms can be picked up at any campus and must be returned by noon on Monday, October 11th. You can be assured that every dollar raised will directly benefit students in the law enforcement program at South Plains College. Let’s show our area that Abernathy Backs the Blue!
Picture Day is October 19th and 21st Featured Photo

Picture Day is October 19th and 21st

Abernathy! Picture Day is coming! Middle School and High School will be photographing TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19th. Elementary Picture Day is THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21st. If you have any further questions, contact Mrs. Hooten at khooten@abernathyisd.com.
Tickets To Be Purchased Online for Lopes vs. Reagan County Featured Photo

Tickets To Be Purchased Online for Lopes vs. Reagan County

Tickets for the varsity football game on Friday, October 8, at Reagan County will only be sold online. Reagan County ISD chose to continue with online ticketing for all of their home games this year. There are no capacity restrictions, so you may purchase as many tickets as you need. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE GATE. District passes will be accepted at the gate. There is no entrance fee for the junior high games in Reagan County on Thursday. The link to purchase tickets for the varsity game is linked to this post. It will direct you to a Reagan County Athletics webpage.

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Abernathy Independent School District encompasses 179 square miles in Hale and Lubbock Counties. The district has an enrollment of a little over 780 students. AISD offers a half-day Pre-K program, full day Kindergarten, a school-wide Title I program, vocational programs, dual credit courses, band, athletics, special education, and gifted/talented classes. Abernathy ISD students have the opportunity to graduate with 36 hours of college credit.
 
The mission of the Abernathy ISD is to provide a challenging environment for students to become prepared, confident, and well-rounded men and women of integrity.
 
AISD has been recognized by TEA for its attendance rate, number of graduates on the Recommended Program, college preparedness in English-Language Arts and Math. In prior years all 3 campuses have been recognized for their test scores in writing, reading, math and science. Abernathy High School has been identified as one of the top schools in the state in English-Language Arts by Texas Monthly.
 
AISD stresses technology on all campuses. Currently, the district has approximately 600 computers including two labs on each campus all connected to the internet via a 100 Mb connection to Region 17 for Internet and Distance Learning. AISD also maintains a wireless network on all campuses, including wireless laptop carts. Each classroom is also equipped with a Promethean interactive board and projector, and all Elementary classrooms have at least 4 student computers.
 
The district and campuses continue to meet the standards of the new more rigorous accountability system with distinctions.