March Calender update

First, we would like to recognize our Basketball teams for their effort this season.  We are very proud of all of our Basketball players.

Secondly, there has been a recent change that you should notice in the Athletics Schedule.  The Junior High Track Meet scheduled for Monday, March 2nd has been cancelled due to weather.  Please be aware of this change.

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Varsity Playoff Basketball

Playoff Basketball is warming up.  The Tigers and Lady Tigers will be playing their first playoff games in the next week.  Here are the upcoming events:

  • Varsity Girls will play their Bi-District Basketball game tonight - Tuesday February 17 starting at 6:00 PM at Hico, TX.  The Lady Tigers play Blum.
  • Varsity Boys have a pre-playoff game on Thursday, February 19 at 6:00 PM in Priddy.
  • Varsity Boys will play their Bi-District Playoff basketball game on Tuesday, February 24 in Dublin, TX.  The Tigers play Iredell.

Good luck to all athletes in this action packed week!


All of these upcoming events can be seen in our ATHLETICS CALENDAR

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Six-Man Heaven Contest Winners

The students in Mr. Burt’s multimedia classes did very well in Six-Man Heaven’s 2014 Contests.  Below are the winning entries from Blanket ISD.

Best Historical Film

Blanket was awarded Best Historical Film in the contest.  The entry was submitted by: Aaron Milner, Garrett McDaniel, Sadie Musick, and Garry Cowdery, and was Narrated by Principal Monty Jones.


Poetry Winner

Hope Heard won the first place prize in the Poetry contest for the 2nd straight year.  Here is her poem:

It starts the second you hit the grass. In that second you know.

This is the very last game you will ever play.

Six-Man, funny,

more like “brotherhood”

You have





fell in love

and grown

all on this field.

Since freshman year you have become one with six-man.

And now here you are


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January is School Board Appreciation Month

Blanket ISD Recognizes school board members pictured above.  From left to right:  Russell Wigham, Steve Schulze, Chris Furry, Travis Bundick, Beth Bowyer, and Mary Wilson.  Not pictured is Johnny Storey.

To our School Board:

Blanket ISD would like to express our appreciation for your service.  We are grateful for your support and want to thank you for volunteering your time to serve the staff and students in our district, as well as our community.

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Calenders Info

Google Apps for Education

At Blanket ISD, we utilize Google’s Apps for Education program for our email and calendar systems.  We have created public calendars for Blanket ISD News, Athletics, and AG information.  This data is automatically aggregated to the various pages of the Blanket ISD Website.  You can also subscribe to these calendars from your smart phone or PC.  Below is technical information on subscribing to the calendar/calendars of your choice.


iPhone Instructions:

There are a few steps you will have to do for each calendar you want to add.  These are the links you need to add to your subscribed calendars on an iPhone:

Blanket ISD Public Calendar

Blanket Athletics Calendar

Blanket AG Science Calendar

On each link, you want to do a ...

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2014 Football Team – District Champs

Congratulations to the Blanket Tiger Football Team and Coaches.  The Tigers finished the district schedule 3-0 and 45 point every district team.   We are proud of you.

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Superintendent at Blanket ISD

Vick Orlando, High School Principal at Bangs ISD has been named Superintendent at Blanket ISD. Vick has 24 years of eduational experience. Vick and his wife Melinda have two children.  A daughter, Lauren, who is a teacher/coach at Southlake Carroll ISD and a son, Tyler, who is a firefighter in San Angelo.  Vick  received a contact at the November Board Meeting. He will report to the district on December 1st.  Congratulations to Vick and family. 

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Parent’s Gradebooks Accounts

This year, we have a new Student Information System which means that Parent Gradebook Accounts are different from last year.  We are now ready to set those up.  I have created a form with the required information for Parent’s to have Gradebook accounts.  Please fill in the required information and you will receive an email when your account is set up.  Please note that you must be listed as a contact for your child in our system which is something that would have been done during registration.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at

Complete This Form

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Tax Rate Comparison with Surrounding Districts for 2014-2015

School District 2013-2014 2014-2015
Blanket ISD 1.0772 1.1068
Bangs ISD 1.1923 1.2077
Early ISD 1.3995 1.3995
Brownwood ISD 1.3047 1.2547
Zephyr ISD 1.2967 1.3196
Brookesmith 1.2105 1.2329
May ISD 1.3021 1.3021

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HB 5 Community and Student Engagement Rating for 2014

Blanket ISD

Community & Student Engagement for 2014


Sec. 39.0545. School District evaluation of Performance in Community and Studetn Engagement; Compliance. (a) Each school district shall evaluate the district’s performance and the performance of each campus in the district in community and student engagement and in compliance as provide by this section and assign the district and each campus a performance rating of exemplary, recognized, acceptable, or unacceptable for both overall performance and each individual evaluation factor listed under Subsection (b). The district shall report each performance rating to the agency and make the performance ratings publicly available as provided by commissioner rule.


For purposes of assigning the performance ratings under Subsection (a), a s...

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