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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 Veola Neal
Counselors Katie Flores
Megan Kinser
School Hours 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 660
School Colors Black, khaki and hunter green
Mascot Bengals

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Take President George Bush Turnpike E to TX-190 in Richardson. Take the Renner Rd exit from President George Bush Turnpike. Go East on Renner to Murphy Rd. North on Murphy Road to Glen Ridge Dr.  West on Glen Ridge Dr. 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

Rated as Met Standard on the 2013-2014 Texas School Accountability System; Rated Exemplary on all indicators on the Community and Student Engagement Accountability System; 2013-14 and 2014-15; USDA Healthier US Bronze School Award; Texas State Exemplary School (2006-2010); honored as Higher Performing School by the National Center for Educational Achievements Just for Kids campaign; TEA Gold Performance acknowledgements: commended in reading, mathematics, writing and science (2004-2010); Top prize winners in local, regional, and state competitions in science, Art, and Poetry; Recipient of a Plano Futures Foundation Grant for Educators; Plano ISD Education Foundation Parent and Community Honor Roll; environmental recycling winner; Outstanding Elementary Environment Awareness Group award and Outstanding Campus Beautification award from City of Plano Live Green Plano; Golden Shoe award for largest school participation in Murphy Maize Daze 5K (2013-2015); award for largest school participation for Murphy Mavericks Color Run 2015 and 2016; award for largest school participation in PISD Education Foundation Thrill of the Grill 5K.

Award winning PTA
PTA promotes the following programs throughout the year in support of our students, families and community: Bike Rodeo; Boggess Earth Team; Chess Challenge/Tournament; Community Outreach; Cultural Diversity; Family Art, Math and Science nights; Family Picnic; Family Sock Hop; field day; Grandparents Day; Veteran’s Day Celebration; field trips; Teacher Appreciation; book fair; WatchDOGS program. PTA also hosts after school enrichment programs including art, chess, cooking, robotics, and environmental club.

CREST Award - CREST stands for Counselors Reinforcing Excellence for Students in Texas. Schools receiving CREST awards have demonstrated a commitment using the school guidance and counseling program to improve the lives and achievement of students in academic, career, and personal social domains.

Campus Programs

English as a Second Language (ESL); Instructional Specialist; inclusive special education; Take Flight dyslexia program; Parenting Education programs, portfolio assessment (K-2); safety patrol; 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; PASAR (after-school childcare); academic tutor program; Reflections; history fair; Arts in Education; Plano Children’s choir; Bengal Broadcast News (BBN); Cafeteria COPS; spelling bee; Red Ribbon week; Computers@Home; 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); 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

Albertsons; Allstate (D. Zane Shepard); Achieve Physical Therapy; Baylor Pediatric Center; Blue Ox Graphics; Boxes 4U; Cane’s; Chick-fil-A; Cool Water Car Wash; Crave Popcorn; D-Bat; Debris Brothers; Dr. Jensen Orthodontics; Dr. Pepper/Snapple; Elite Electronics; ET Sound; Etch-Mark; Fesler Orthodontics; Glen Ridge HOA; Hartsfield Home Theaters; I Choose Change; JT Oden Realty; Julie Acuna and Associates/Keller Williams Realty; Jumper Bee; Kroger; Mathnasium; Michael Finklea-Ozark Publishing; Mogios; Murphy Chamber of Commerce; Oakbrook School; Red Door Dance; SafeSplash Swim School; Shelia Joyner (Remax Realty and Rodan and Fields); Sonic; South Fork Steak House; Vertical Assurance; Whataburger; and Yogurtville.

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