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.
Winter/Holiday Party Information
Plano ISD receives many questions regarding seasonal celebrations. To accommodate these inquires, the district offers reminders regarding holiday commemorations. Follow this link to read winter/holiday party information.
Diversity Leadership Award Applications Due December 17
Plano ISD’s Diversity Advisory Committee is seeking nominations through December 17 for its Annual Diversity Leadership Awards. Winners will be announced at PISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute on January 23, 2014, at Williams High School.
Tax Ratification Election Results
Plano ISD held a Tax Ratification Election (TRE) on Tuesday, November 5. Combined early voting and election day voting results were 12,236 (62.89%) for and 7,215 (37.11%) against. The TRE allowed voters in Plano ISD to adjust the tax rates that fund their schools. Read about the TRE on this website.
Academy Programs of Plano
Application Process Underway
for 2014-15 School Year
The student application process opened on December 2 for the Academy Programs of Plano. Each of the three academies – The Plano ISD Health Sciences Academy, the IB Academy World School at Plano East Senior High School and the Plano ISD Academy High School – have published application guidelines on their websites, including dates for upcoming parent/student information meetings. Visit the Academy Programs of Plano website to read about each of the academies and for links to their websites and overview videos.
Superintendent Honored Among College's Distinguished Alumni
Richard Matkin, superintendent of schools, was honored recently as a "Distinguished Alumnus" of Austin College in Sherman. Surrounded by family, friends and colleagues, Mr. Matkin addressed guests about the honor and his current role as superintendent of Plano schools.