The 2014-15 school year brings many changes, and one of them is the new traffic pattern for dropping off and picking up students at McAnally Intermediate School. The map shows the highlighted changes in orange, where parent pick-up and drop-off entrance and exits will be on the north side of the school. Bus entrance and exit will be on the south side of the school. NO parking will be available on FM 5 in front of the school.Important dates:• Aug. 14 – Meet the Bearcats, AHS Indoor Practice Facility, 6-7 p.m.• Aug. 18 – AISD Convocation, 8 a.m. at AHS Auditorium• Aug. 18 – AISD Board Meeting, 7 p.m. in the AISD boardroom• Aug. 25 – First day of school for Aledo ISD• Aug. 25 – AISD Board Meeting, 7 p.m. in the AISD boardroom• Sept. 1 – Districtwide holiday• Sept. 9 – Open House: McAnally Intermediate 5:30-6:30 p.m.Elementary Meet the Teachers for all four campuses is from 3:30-5 p.m.; check your child’s school for more specific information. McAnally Intermediate Schedule pickup is:• Aug. 21 – 5th grade 4-6 p.m.• Aug. 22 – 6th grade 4-6 p.m. AMS Student Orientation is Aug. 21 for all seventh grade and new eighth grade students:• Last names A-L at 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.• Last names M-Z at 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. • All returning eighth-grade students: Aug. 22 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Daniel Ninth Grade student schedules will be distributed at Fish Camp on Friday, Aug. 15 between 3:00 and 6:30 p.m. AHS Schedule Pickup• Aug. 20 – Seniors at 1 p.m.• Aug. 21 – Juniors at 9 a.m.• Aug. 21 – Sophomores at 1 p.m.