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Fifth grade student Domineek Govea interviewed Plano ISD's Chief Financial Officer Steve Fortenberry about the "zero tax rate increase" bond proposal. Watch the full interview in this new district video.
Early Voting Continues May 2-3
On May 7, Collin County voters residing within the Plano ISD attendance zone will be asked to consider a single proposition to provide $481 million toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate. The bond proposal is based upon recommendations of a facilities and technology task force. If approved, all Plano ISD campuses will be impacted by district-wide security updates, renovations and facility upgrades, as well as technology improvements. View a bond overview video and presentation, and read projected bond program allocations and a bond FAQ on this website.
Senior High School Graduation Ceremonies June 9 in Dallas
Plano ISD's three senior high schools will celebrate graduation on Thursday, June 9, at the Dallas Convention Center / Kay Bailey Hutchison Center. Find information about these graduation ceremonies and the Academy High School graduation ceremony on this district website.
Bond Refunding Transaction Saves Taxpayers More Than $77.6 Million
In February, Plano ISD entered into a bond refunding transaction that saves taxpayers over $77.6 million in future payments on outstanding debt. The transaction replaced over $342 million of bonds issued in 2006-2008 with new bonds issued at a lower effective interest rate. Total future payments will drop from $485.6 million to $408 million, or a net decrease of 16%.
Robotics Teams Compete at World FIRST Championship
Robotics teams from Plano Senior High School and Plano ISD Academy High School competed at the World FIRSTChampionship event in late April. The FIRST Competition is often called the "Varsity Sport for the Mind" and combines the excitement of sports with the academic demands of science and technology. These teams took on the challenge of designing, building and programming a robot to perform a series of tasks. With the guidance of industry experts, the students completed their robots in six weeks.
Plano ISD 2015-16 Fine Arts Achievements Recognized
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees on April 5 heard a fine arts program report and received the 2015-16 Fine Arts Annual Report , which includes lists of awards in music, art, theatre and speech/debate. The report also lists faculty and staff awards and leadership posts at the state and national levels.