Adapt to new learning and career opportunities throughout their lives.
Collaborate with, and contribute to, the global community.
Be disciplined and creative in their thinking.
Local Innovation Plan Approved by Board of Trustees
At the November 15 board meeting, Dr. Jim Wussow, assistant superintendent for academic services, presented the Local Innovation Plan as developed by the Local Innovation Committee. The board approved the plan as presented. Click here to view the approved plan.
Plano ISD Education Foundation's Grants to Educators Awarded to Winning Teachers
On Thursday, November 17, the Plano ISD Education Foundation's Grant Patrol (made up of board members, program sponsors, district staff and parent leaders) was out surprising winning teachers with monetary grants for their classrooms. This year thanks to our generous sponsors, the Grants for Educators program was able to fund 106 innovative instructional programs worth over $125,000!
Superintendent Letter to Plano ISD Taxpayers
You may have recently received your property tax bill from the Collin County Tax Office. Unless you are a taxpayer age 65 or older or disabled for whom school property taxes are frozen, your taxes are probably higher than last year. This is true for most taxpayers, even though the Plano ISD tax rate remained the same as last year.
School Board Approves Legislative Priorities for 85th Legislative Session
At the October 4, 2016 regular board meeting the Plano ISD Board of Trustees approved the Legislative Priorities for the 85th legislative session that begins on January 10, 2017. In June 2016, a subcommittee of three Board Members was formed to consider legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session. The Plano ISD Legislative Priorities are derived from inclusive conversation among Trustees and district administration. Additionally, in-common legislative priorities are considered upon collaboration with peer districts.
Academy High School and Senior High Graduations Scheduled
ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL:
Wed., June 7 at 2 p.m.
2351 Performance Dr.
Richardson, Texas 75082
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS:
Saturday, June 10
The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco
One Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX
Plano West Senior High School - 9:30 a.m.
Plano Senior High School - 2:00 p.m.
Plano East Senior High School - 7:30 p.m.
Academy Programs of Plano to Host Information Nights for Current Eighth Graders
The three Academy Programs of Plano – Academy High School, IB World School at Plano East and Health Sciences Academy – will host informational meetings and middle school presentations for incoming ninth grade students. See brochure for details. Applications are now available online and due by December 16th. Information, schedule of evening meetings and helpful links are available.
2017-18 Textbooks Available for Review
All textbooks up for adoption for use beginning in the 2017-18 school year are available for review by the public. The subject areas up for adoption are Career and Technical Education, Languages Other Than English and Statistics. For textbook adoption information and links, click here.
New Program Available for Community Members 65 and Above
A new program in Plano ISD called "Retired Seniors Valued in Plano" or RSVP is free to community members 65 years of age and above. Membership includes free or reduced admission to most Plano ISD sporting and fine arts events. Keep reading for more information on how to apply.