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.
Purchase tickets now for Ski Plano 2015! This 19th wintry season, the Ski Plano Lodge will once again take over Southfork Ranch in Parker from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015. The casual and fun Ski Plano event is the annual fundraising gala hosted by the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Proceeds will benefit students and teachers through the Foundation's programs. Watch this promo video , and read more on the Foundation website.
Following 40 years of service to public education, Superintendent of Schools Richard Matkin will retire at the end of January, 2015. The Plano ISD Board of Trustees is conducting a superintendent search with the assistance of an executive search firm. A timeline regarding the search is posted on this district website.
State Legislative Update
The 84th Texas Legislature will convene on January 13, 2015. In preparation, the Plano ISD Board of Trustees formed a legislative sub-committee to develop several priorities. Read about the board's legislative priorities and a related timeline on the "Advocacy for Plano ISD" web page.
Community Invited to MLK Tribute January 22 at Williams High School
Plano ISD invites the community to a tribute honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a celebration of the legacy of the Plano ISD community. The annual event will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Williams High School Auditorium, 1717 17th Street in Plano. Pre-program entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7:00 to 8:15 p.m. program showcasing student performances and awards presentations for diversity leadership and art inspired by Dr. King's legacy.
2014 Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest Draws 1,000 Entries
Congratulations to Sana Suhail, Jasper High School sophomore, whose artwork won judges' hearts in the 2014 Plano ISD Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest. About 1,000 students entered the contest, sponsored by ATMOS Energy and the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Four finalists in the categories of elementary, middle, high school and senior high school, were recognized at the school board's December 9 meeting. View their photos along with photos of the judges' top 32 favorite entries in this holiday greeting card art contest photo gallery.