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Memorial Elementary

Memorial Elementary
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2200 Laurel Lane
Plano, TX 75074
Phone: (469) 752-2500
Fax: (469) 752-2501

Principal Sarika Pride
Assistant Principal Sara Meyer
Counselors Jennifer Erp
Veronica Carreno
School Hour 7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Enrollment 550
School Colors Maroon and white
Mascot Bobcats
Motto We CAN!

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Park Blvd. Exit – east to Avenue R, north on Avenue R to the school.
From Central Expressway: Park Blvd. Exit – east to Avenue R, north on Avenue R to the school.

Achievements

Presentation at PISD District Board Meeting on The 4 Cs (2015); Healthier US Schools Challenge (HUSSC) Award 2014 & 2015; College Banner Award Recipient 2014; TEA Recognized Campus 2012; Recipient of Plano Education Foundation Grants (2005-2007); Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year (2005); District and Regional History Fair Winner (2005-2006); Plano Forum Teacher of the Year (2005-2006); Plano East Mathletics Competition (2005-2007); TEA Gold Performance Acknowledgements: Commended on Reading/English Language Arts, Math, and Science (2005-2006); Governor's Exemplary Performance Award; “Just for Kid's” Performance Award; Exemplary Writing Award (1999-2001); Regional Science Fair Winners; Keep Plano Beautiful Award; Featured in D Magazine's 250 Top Texas Schools (2001); Award in Environmental Service; Collin County Adventure Camp; “Adopt-An-Acre” Program winner; Exemplary Status Award (1998, 1999); Recognized Status Award (2000-2002); District PTA Reflection Winners; voted by Readers Choice DFW Community Newspaper to have the Best Elementary School Principal and Best Elementary School Teacher in Collin County for 2000-2001; Award for Academic Excellence for being named to the 2000-2001 National Center for Educational Accountability's High Performing School List; Over 40 years of successfully serving students and families.

Campus Programs

Academic Family Nights; Parents as Partners; Author Visits: Student Broadcast Crew: Annual Talent Show; Bobcat Buddies; Student Teachers from Plano East High School; Student Council; Bobcat Tutoring Program; Campus-wide Citizenship Program; Principal Scholars; Positive Behavior Supports (PBS); Student Art Gallery; Academic Libraries; Curriculum Specialists; Science Fair; Kids’ Inquiry Conference (KIC); Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); Programs for Gifted Learners (PACE); Cultural Diversity Celebration; Fine Arts & Multicultural night; Instrument Ensemble; Mentoring Program; PTA; Parent Academy; Bilingual (Spanish) Support at All Levels; Teaching Assistants; PASAR (PISD's After-School Childcare Program)

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Strong Fathers; PTA; Parenting Programs; “Partners as Partners”; Mentoring Program; Volunteerism; School-Based Improvement Committee (SBIC) Parent Involvement in School Goals; Collin County Adventure Camp (5th grade); Room Parents; Field Day; Yearbook; Lunch Helpers; Key Communicators; Science Fair Judges; Kinder Promotion Ceremony; Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Community/Business Partnerships

Plano Rotary Club; Alpha Graphics; First Christian Church; Medical Center of Plano; Chase Oaks Church; Plano Retired Teacher Association; St. Vincent de Paul Society; Frito Lay; Fellowship Church; First Baptist Church; Northwood Woman’s Club; Connections Fellowship Church; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Chi Zeta Omega Chapter; Valerie Gale; Junior League; Sci-Tech Discover Center

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