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.
Graduation Ceremonies June 12
Plano ISD will host graduation ceremonies for the district's three senior high schools on Wednesday, June 12, at the Dallas Convention Center.
May 11 School Board Election
*Final results for the May 11 school board election (combined accumulated totals): Place 1
Tammy Richards – 9,976 votes (59.96%)
Tammy Hooker – 6,662 votes (40.04%) Place 2
Paul P.Kaminsky – 4,602 votes (28.33%)
Allison Johnston – 2,049 votes (12.61%)
Carrolyn Moebius – 7,767 votes (47.81%)
Mark Hanna – 1,826 votes (11.24%) Place 3
John Caldwell – 4,669 votes (29.27%)
Nancy C. Humphrey – 11,284 votes (70.73%) Place 6
Patty Harris – 3,626 votes (22.85%)
Marilyn Hinton – 6,625 votes (41.75%)
Yoram Solomon – 5,619 votes (35.41%) Place 7
Missy Bender – 11,780 votes (68.76%)
Steven Kravit – 5,352 votes (31.24%)
*Election results are unofficial until canvassed. Results/reports can be viewed on the Collin County elections website.
2013 Teachers of the Year!
Plano ISD's 2013 Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year, Erin Swain of Bethany Elementary School and Ramy Mahmoud of Williams High School, respectively, were presented by Superintendent of Schools Richard Matkin at Plano ISD's Teacher of the Year Gala on May 9 at Plano Centre. In addition to Erin and Ramy, eight additional educators were named "Excellence in Teaching Award" winners. Check out eNews to read the teaching philosophies and principal recommendations for all "Excellence in Teaching Award" winners and to view videos from the gala.
How to Help West ISD
Region 12 Education Service Center is coordinating assistance efforts for its member district and has compiled a list of needed items and ways to give. Some West ISD students will be attending classes at nearby Connally ISD, whose website also provides support information.