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.
Superintendent Letter to Plano ISD Taxpayers
You may have recently received your property tax bill from the Collin County Tax Office. Unless you are a taxpayer age 65 or older or disabled for whom school property taxes are frozen, your taxes are probably higher than last year. This is true for most taxpayers, even though the Plano ISD tax rate remained the same as last year.
Draft Local Innovation Plan Presented at School Board Meeting & Posted for Review
At the October 4, 2016 school board meeting, the draft Plano ISD Local Innovation Plan (Plan) was presented by the 13 member Local Innovation Committee. The Plan as presented can be viewed here: Plano ISD Local Innovation Plan.
In regard to the plan, a public meeting will be held November 7, 2016 at the Plano ISD Administration Building, 2700 West 15th Street in Plano. The school board is scheduled to take action on the Plan on November 15th.
School Board Approves Legislative Priorities for 85th Legislative Session
At the October 4, 2016 regular board meeting the Plano ISD Board of Trustees approved the Legislative Priorities for the 85th legislative session that begins on January 10, 2017. In June 2016, a subcommittee of three Board Members was formed to consider legislative priorities for the 85th Legislative Session. The Plano ISD Legislative Priorities are derived from inclusive conversation among Trustees and district administration. Additionally, in-common legislative priorities are considered upon collaboration with peer districts.
Fifteen Plano ISD Students Named Semifinalists in National Siemens Science Competition with Two Awarded as Regional Finalists
Fifteen Plano ISD students were announced among 498 of their peers across the country as semifinalists in the prestigious Siemens Science Competition. Congratulations, to these semifinalists:
Dr. H. Wayne Hendrick
June 9, 1924 - September 28, 2016
The Plano ISD school community is deeply saddened by the passing of former Superintendent of Schools Dr. H. Wayne Hendrick on Wednesday, September 28. Dr. Hendrick served as superintendent for thirty years — 1961 through 1991 — leading Plano ISD through phenomenal population growth and change.
5th Grade Camp Is Scheduled from September through December
The Education Foundation's CORE Store for Teachers is accepting donations for 5th Grade Camp. See details or call the Foundation at 469/752-8272.