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Boggess Elementary

Boggess Elementary
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225 Glen Ridge Drive
Murphy, TX 75094
Phone: (469) 752-4000
Fax: (469) 752-4001

Principal Marilyn Carruthers
Assistant Principal Patricia Powell
Counselors Pamela Bell
Megan Profanchik
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 857
School Colors Black, khaki and hunter green
Mascot Bengals

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Plano Parkway Exit – east to Avenue L, north on Avenue L to 14th Street (FM 544), east on 14th Street (FM 544) to Heritage Parkway, north on Heritage Parkway to Glen Ridge, east on Glen Ridge to the school.
From Central Expressway: 15th Street Exit – east to Avenue K, south on Avenue K to 14th Street (FM 544), east on 14th Street (FM 544) to Heritage Parkway, north on Heritage Parkway to Glen Ridge, east on Glen Ridge to the school.

Achievements

Texas State Exemplary School (2006-2010); honored as Higher Performing School by the National Center for Educational Achievements Just for Kids campaign (2009); TEA Gold Performance acknowledgements:  commended in reading, mathematics, writing and science (2004-2010); science fair winners at the district & regional levels; Plano ISD Education Foundation Parent and Community Honor Roll (2008-2010); environmental recycling winner (2008); Outstanding Elementary Environment Awareness Group award and Outstanding Campus Beautification Award from City of Plano Live Green Plano (2009); McGruff Exemplary School.

Award winning PTA:  Texas PTA awards for membership (2005-2009), historian (2003-2007& 2009-2010), plus PTA area award for student directory (2005); Medal of Valor for student directory, Plano Council of PTAs (2010).

CREST Award

Campus Programs

English as a Second Language (ESL); literacy specialist; inclusive special education; dyslexia program; portfolio assessment (K-2); safety patrol; literary magazine; choir; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); family reading, math and science nights; science fair;  Stranger Danger; math and reading clinic; PASAR (after-school childcare); academic tutor program; Reflections; history fair; school reporters; Bengal Broadcast News (BBN); McGruff; Cafeteria COPS; spelling bee; Red Ribbon Week; Computers@Home; LETS; student council; Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students); and Friends of Boggess.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Award Winning Parent/Teacher Association (PTA); library; office; classroom; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); family nights; yearbook; Reflections Arts Contest; book fairs; science fair judge; Key Communicators; field trips; Collin County Adventure Camp cabin parent (5th grade); PASAR; environmental club; multicultural night; art night; field day; bike rodeo; McGruff House; and Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students).

Community/Business Partnerships

Albertson's (Murphy); Children's Dentistry (Brian Hochstein, DDS); Coldwell Banker (Alex & Julie Acuna); EC Athletics; Kroger; LLC; McDonalds (Murphy); Murphy Road Animal Hospital; Periwinkle Kids; State Farm Insurance; and Tots-To-Teens Pediatrics (Dr. Deepika Minnal).

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