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AUGUST 22, 2014
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Welcome Back-to-School!
As Plano ISD looks forward to welcoming 55,000 students back to school on Monday, August 25, we invite you to view a video video featuring summer renovations: major district facilities and technology bond initiatives for projects under construction or in design. Also, view this construction update PDF presented at the August 5 school board meeting. While you prepare for another fantastic year in Plano ISD, make our district websiteopens in new window your back-to-school headquarters.

Baylor Hospitals Sponsor 'Academy Programs of Plano'
As the Academy Programs of Plano gear up for their second year of operation, they will be even more prepared thanks to the generous $300,000 donation from Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano and The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. Funds will support the Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy. Read more
Back-to-School Open Houses Underway
Plano ISD's 70 schools will kick off the new year by hosting open houses on several dates in August and September. Families districtwide are invited to visit schools to meet the faculty and staff and to learn about students' daily schedules on these dates. Read more
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Safety Initiatives Include Campus Patrol Program
As a reminder, the community will continue to see school safety and security measures implemented districtwide. Among new safety features are enclosed vestibules to route all visitors through school front offices. Also, campus patrol officers will continue to be seen prominently in neighborhoods. Read more

School Board Update

The Plano ISD Board of Trustees conducted a work session on Tuesday, August 19, to discuss the following items. The full agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • District Goals Report for 2013-14
  • STAAR Testing Overview
  • Finalizing Board Procedures: Operating Protocol
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upcoming events
August 25 (Monday)
First Day of School
Back-to-School Open Houses
(check with schools for exact times)
August 26*Elementary Schools
August 28*Elementary Schools

*Elementary schools have three dates from which to choose.

Back-to-School Open Houses (continued)
September 2*Elementary Schools
September 9 – Middle Schools
September 15 – High Schools
September 22 – Senior High Schools
September 29 - Academy High School

*Elementary schools have three dates from which to choose.

September 2 (Tuesday)
School Board Meeting
September 8 & 9 (Mon & Tues)
College Nights
September 17 (Wednesday)
Constitution Day
September 19 (Friday)
InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival Go & Glow (Plano ISD Night)
September 30 (Tuesday)
End of First Six Weeks
District Calendars
Athletics Schedules & Broadcasts
Fine Arts & Academic Competitions
Testing Schedules & Information


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