The Student News Site of Aledo High School

The Cat's Eye

The Student News Site of Aledo High School

The Cat's Eye

The Student News Site of Aledo High School

The Cat's Eye

About Us

The Cat’s Eye Online is a publication from students at Aledo High School. Our goal is to tell the stories within Aledo High School and give information to our students and community.

The Cat’s Eye online newspaper is student-run and operated by Aledo Student Media students with assistance from adviser Emily Pyeatt Arnold. 

Cheryl Posey, former Aledo journalism teacher and publications adviser, along with newspaper students, launched The Cat’s Eye online in 2017.


General  The Cat’s Eye Online is a publication of Aledo High School News Production I, II, III students who meet during first period. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of individual staff members and don’t necessarily represent the opinions or ideas of the entire news production staff, the student body as a whole, the AHS administration or administration of Aledo Independent School District.

Complaints | Corrections  Any complaint, correction or letter to the editor should be formally submitted via email. Per Aledo Student Media Policy – all corrections will run immediately.

Online Pull Down

  • Only the writer/photographer, editors, adviser or principal has the right to remove a story from the online edition.
  • Stories will only be pulled for factual errors or violations of this policy.
  • A letter of “request of removal” for a story can be submitted to the adviser.

Comments  All submitted comments must be approved by the editors of the publication. Comments must be professional and contain the writer’s email address upon submission. Comments will be deleted or edited for inappropriate language, attacks on any individuals or comments that could disrupt the academic school day. We reserve the right to not post any comment for any reason. Comments do not necessarily reflect the opinions of our staff, adviser or administration.

Policy  The Cat’s Eye Online ( has a firm commitment to privacy. We take your privacy concerns seriously and want to make every effort to address them as we strive to offer our site visitors a high quality, interactive and personalized experience. That is why we have adopted the following policy, which explains our position on information gathering and how we intend to use and share any information we collect. It is important to note that this policy applies only to information collected by and does not apply to information obtained or used by or its affiliates through other means.

This privacy policy is subject to change from time to time.

Passive Data Collection and Use  Like most Web sites, also collects and logs information automatically and through the use of electronic tools that may be transparent to you, such as your IP address, the name and location of your Internet Service Provider, the type and version of your browser, the length of time that you stay on the site, search queries, your click-stream data, the location that referred you to the site and the average number of pages viewed. If you visit another website prior to browsing, that website might place personally identifiable information within a URL, which may be logged by us. Your IP address is the identifier assigned to your particular computer when you access the Internet. Depending on how you connect to the Internet, your IP address may always be the same, or it may change each time you access the Internet. Note that logging your IP address does not in and of itself provide us with your name, e-mail address or home or work address. We use this log information for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes and may also use it to gather general demographic information about you such as your general location and your Internet Service Provider.

Use of Cookies  Most standard Web browsers contain a feature called “cookies,” which allow a Web site to place information about a user’s visit to that Website in a small data text file that is stored on the user’s computer. Our use of cookie technology will likely be transparent to you and is used to recognize you and hold information from one visit to the next in an effort to increase your ease of use of and to allow us to better understand how people use our site through click-stream analysis.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information  We also reserve the right to disclose Personally Identifiable Information when deemed necessary or appropriate to comply with the law, respond to claims, protect our computer systems and customers, ensure the integrity and operation of our systems, or protect the rights, property or safety of, its affiliates or others.

We will not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information without your advance permission except as explained in this privacy policy or as explained at the time the information was collected.

Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisement expects its partners, providers of content and services to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, providers of content and services,  and others accessible through our site may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit to you may link to, or view as part of a frame on a page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also through you may be introduced to, or be able to access information, services, Web sites, features, contest or sweepstakes offered by other parties. The Cat’s Eye Online and are not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.

Remember the risks when you use the Internet  You should know that when you voluntarily disclose personal information on the web site (for example, in the discussion forums), that information can be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages from other people. While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot be responsible for information that you choose to publicly disclose. Although we make good faith efforts to store the information we collect in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public and to work with responsible third parties, we cannot guarantee complete security for your information.

In addition, our content providers, partners and other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through have separate data and privacy practices that are independent of us, and we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions. Please contact those sites directly if you have questions about their privacy policies.

General endorses and abides by the privacy principles approved by the Interactive Services Association and the Direct Marketing Association. If you have any questions or comments about our policies, we may be reached at 1000 Bailey Ranch Road, Aledo, Texas, 76008, 817-441-8711.

Copyrights  All content on is strictly protected by copyright laws. We’ll be glad to allow use of our photos once permission is granted from the photographers. Contact us for usage of content.

If you believe that or any user of has infringed your copyright in any material way, please notify us and provide the following information:

  1. An identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  2. An identification of the material on that you claim is infringing or is subject to infringing activity, with enough detail so that we can locate the material on our site.
  3. Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
  4. A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  5. A statement by you declaring that the above information in your Notice is accurate, made under penalty of perjury, and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest involved.
  6. Your physical or electronic signature.


How do I get involved with Aledo Student Media? – Stop by room 101 today. Your voice matters, and we would love to meet you. 

Did you know you have a typo in a story?Yes, we put them there just for you to complain about. Thank you for reading our publication! Seriously though, we are human and do make mistakes. We will do our best to correct our errors in a timely manner.

Does Mrs. Tims read content on this site? Mrs. Tims has a great working relationship with us. We’ll gladly run anything controversial by her. 

Why isn’t my comment on a page? It may not have been approved or you may have broken one of our rules (see above). The most common reason is you didn’t leave your name and email. Please be kind enough to tell us who you are.

Do you really need to interrupt class for interviews?Unless you want a bunch of journalism kids with your cell phone number, yes. Really, how else are we going to get great stories about our student body? 

What happened to the print edition?Our department is small right now. The online paper is cheaper, cooler and can be updated at any time. While we love a print paper like you do, times are changing.

Are these really Frequently Asked Questions? No. We left out all the dumb ones.