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AUGUST 28, 2015
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Six Plano ISD Middle School Students
Named Broadcom MASTERS Semifinalists

Representing six out of 300 national semifinalists in the 2015 Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering Rising Star) competition, Plano ISD students proved 20 times more likely to be selected as a semifinalist in this premier middle school science and engineering fair. “We are very proud of the work of these students and of the teachers who helped them engage in such meaningful research,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Binggeli. “In Plano ISD we are committed to providing students at each level with learning opportunities that challenge them to use what they have learned to solve complex problems.” READ

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Take a Summer Learning Road Trip with Plano ISD
in this District Video Featuring Enrichment Programs
Take a road trip with Plano ISD staff and students through some of the fun summer learning programs that are offered for students. Highlighted are the Gateway Engineering Camp, STARPower Theatre Camp, SIGS Caldecott Class, and PArts (arts) Show. Watch video video
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Back-to-School Open Houses Continue in September
Plano ISD has kicked off the new year with back-to-school open houses that are being held district wide in August and September. Families are invited to open houses to meet faculty and staff and learn about students' daily schedules. Find the full open house schedule online. READ
Plano ISD Education Foundation to Benefit
from 'Willow Bend Gives Back' Shopping Event
The Shops at Willow Bend is hosting Willow Bend Gives Back during the month of August. Shoppers can register their receipts at the Concierge Center or registration table located at Grand Court, and then select Plano ISD Education Foundation. Every dollar spent in August is a point earned for the Plano ISD Education Foundation. Read more about the Foundation here. Read more about Willow Bend Gives Back here.
School Board Update
September 1 School Board Meeting
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1, at the Plano ISD Administration Building, 2700 W. 15th Street, to hear reports and take action on the following agenda items. The agenda, with links to supporting documents, is posted on BoardBook.

  • Recognitions
    • PTA National Family Engagement Month
    • Leadership TASB Alumni Association Lifetime Member
  • Instructional Focus
    • Summer Internship and UTD Summer Scholar Program
  • Consent Agenda (routine business items)
  • Resolution Adopting 2015-2016 Tax Rate
  • Policies
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