The Ponder Lions defeated the Aransas Pass Panthers 51-47 in the State Semifinal Game. The Lions will play at 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 8, 2014 for the Class AA State Championship at the Franks Erwin Center on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Saturday's championship game will be televised on FOX Sports Southwest Plus (check with your provider for availability and channel listing). FOX Sports will not be providing an Internet stream of the broadcast.
School To Be In Session on Bad Weather Make Up Days
Ponder ISD will hold classes on Friday, April 18 and Friday, May 23 to make up for two of the days that were missed earlier in the school year due to the December ice storm. These days were originally designated as "Bad Weather" days on the school district calendar so they could be utilized if needed.
Website visitors can subscribe to receive emergency notifications via email and text message. Subscribing to these emergency e-alerts would only send subscribers information such as school closings, school delays, or other high priority content. The District encourages all parents and employees to register on the website and subscribe to emergency e-alerts so they will be among the first to know important information, especially when winter weather threatens. Read the following document for instructions on how to register and subscribe to both emergency e-alerts and content e-alerts:
All three school campuses now have brightly-colored green and yellow bins for collecting paper products to be recylced. Each campus will receive money every time their bin is filled. The community is encouraged to bring qualified paper products from home and deposit them in our bins. Paper products NOT accepted are corrugated cardboard, the covers of hardback books, and food-soiled items.