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JANUARY 9, 2015
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Student Performances to be Showcased at Plano ISD's Annual MLK Tribute on January 22
The Plano Independent School District 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 tribute 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 original essay readings. Presentations will be made to winners of the annual Plano ISD Diversity Leadership Awards and MLK Art Contest Awards. The artwork, above, was created by student Audrey Hsien, Plano East Senior High School. Read more | Download invitation pdf
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Plano ISD Education Foundation Invites Community to Ski Plano on January 31 at Southfork Ranch
Purchase tickets now new window for Ski Plano, the casual and fun gala hosted by the Plano ISD Education Foundation, with proceeds benefitting students and teachers. This 19th wintry season, the Ski Plano Lodge will take over Southfork Ranch from 6:30 to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 31. Watch this Ski Plano promo video video, and read about the programs benefitting Plano ISD students and teachers on the Foundation websitenew window.
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Five Plano ISD Students Named Semifinalists in Prestigious Intel Science Talent Search Competition
Five Plano ISD students have achieved semifinalist standing in the Intel Science Talent Search, the nation's most prestigious pre-college science competition. Semifinalists were selected from more than 1,800 entrants hailing from 460 high schools in 41 states, Puerto Rico and five American and international high schools overseas. Read more
April 25 Plano ISD Recruitment Open House
Plano ISD will host a recruitment open house from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25 (location TBD). Candidates must complete an online application to be admitted. Staff from all Plano ISD campuses will be in attendance to speak to applicants who are interested in teaching and serving in other professional positions. Read more

Ongoing Topics of Interest

School Board Update

The Plano ISD Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, at the Plano ISD Administration Building, 2700 W. 15th Street, to take action on and hear reports regarding the following agenda items. The full agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • Instructional Focus
    • Middle School Spanish AP Program
  • Recognition
    • Texas School Board Recognition Month
  • Consent Agenda (routine business items)
  • Plano ISD Developed State Credit Courses
  • Reports:
    • Superintendent Search
    • Instructional Calendar Drafts
    • Budget
  • Policies
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upcoming events
January 12-16
College & Career Week Celebration
January 13 (Tuesday)
School Board Meeting
January 19 (Monday)
Martin L. King, Jr., Birthday Observance (Student/Teacher Holiday)
January 22 (Thursday)
Plano ISD MLK Tribute
7:00 p.m., Williams High School
January 31 (Saturday)
Ski Plano
6:30 p.m., Southfork Ranch
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