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Bond Election is Saturday, May 7
Fifth grade student Domineek Govea interviewed Plano ISD's Chief Financial Officer Steve Fortenberry about the "zero tax rate increase" bond proposal. Watch the full interview in this video.
On Saturday, May 7, Collin County voters residing within the Plano ISD attendance zone will be asked to consider a single proposition to provide $481 million toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate. The bond proposal is based upon recommendations of a facilities and technology task force. If approved, all Plano ISD campuses will be impacted by district-wide security updates, renovations and facility upgrades, as well as technology improvements. View a bond overview video and presentation, read projected bond program allocations and a bond FAQ and find voting information on this website.
Senior High School Graduation Ceremonies June 9 in Dallas
Plano ISD's three senior high schools will celebrate graduation on Thursday, June 9, at the Dallas Convention Center / Kay Bailey Hutchison Center. Find information about these graduation ceremonies and the Academy High School graduation ceremony on this district website.
Bond Refunding Transaction Saves Taxpayers More Than $77.6 Million
In February, Plano ISD entered into a bond refunding transaction that saves taxpayers over $77.6 million in future payments on outstanding debt. The transaction replaced over $342 million of bonds issued in 2006-2008 with new bonds issued at a lower effective interest rate. Total future payments will drop from $485.6 million to $408 million, or a net decrease of 16%.
Teacher of the Year Gala May 12
Plano ISD's 72 Teacher of the Year nominees will be honored by the school district and community at a gala celebration on the evening of May 12 at Plano Centre. The gala event will culminate with the announcement of the top 10 "Excellence in Teaching" award winners, including Plano ISD's Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year.
Robotics Teams Compete at World FIRST Championship
Robotics teams from Plano Senior High School and Plano ISD Academy High School competed at the World FIRST Championship event in late April. The contest is often called the "Varsity Sport for the Mind" and combines the excitement of sports with the academic demands of science and technology.