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Plano West

Senior High

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  • Free Online SAT Prep Course

    THE SAT IS COMING:  March 22, 2023

    Prepare for the SAT with experts from The Princeton Review!

     

    Live Online Classes

    Choose the schedule that works for you!

    Three 1 hour and 45 minute sessions on three days or one Saturday session for 5 hours.

     

    Get the tips and tricks you need to get your BEST score on the SAT.

     

    Class Schedule Options:

    Pick a three session option from 6:30-8:15 PM:

    -Mondays: 2/13, 2/20 & 2/27

    -Thursdays: 2/16, 2/23 & 3/2

     

    Or pick one Saturday session from 8:00 AM-1:00 PM:

    -2/18

    -2/25

    -3/18

     

    DON'T MISS IT!

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  • SAT School Day for Juniors and Delayed Bell Schedule for Seniors, Wednesday, March 22nd

    Who: All Junior students at PWSH are automatically registered for a FREE SAT exam at PWSH.

    All Senior students will have a delayed bell schedule.

    When: Wednesday, March 22, 2023,

    Juniors arrive at 8:45 a.m. to begin testing at 9:00 a.m.

    Seniors arrive at 11:09* a.m. 

    What to bring for SAT (Juniors): 

    • Student ID
    • No. 2 pencils
    • Calculator (optional, but recommended; none will be provided)
    • Snacks for two scheduled breaks during testing (optional)

     

    All junior students should plan on arriving at Plano West by 8:45 a.m. so they can have time to locate their testing rooms and start testing promptly at 9 a.m.  They should plan on bringing No. 2 pencils, a calculator, and an ID badge to their testing room. 

    Testing room assignments will be located in the A-building foyer.

    Senior students will have a delayed start bell schedule on March 22.  (see schedule below).  Seniors may arrive for lunch at 11:09 a.m.,  *or they may wait to arrive until their first class period. 

    Please note that periods 0/7 are the first periods after lunch.  There will be no alternate bus transportation; therefore, senior students who arrive at 9 a.m. will be assigned to a study hall room until lunch.  If one or more of their teachers is assisting with the SAT administration (from 11:39-2:15), they should plan on checking in to their relocation room.  Class relocation assignments will be posted in the A-building foyer, as well as the upper and lower A-building hallways.

    Please see the adjusted bell schedule below for Wednesday, March 22.

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  • UIL 2023 Competition Announcement

    PWSH is one of the top academic schools in the nation.  We are looking for academic scholars to represent Plano West at our UIL Academic Competition.  Check out the opportunities in the list below: 

    UIL Competition Information

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District Announcements

  • Applications for the Plano Mayor's Summer Internship Program Accepted Now through March 6

    Current sophomores and juniors are invited to apply now until March 6 to the Plano Mayor’s Summer Internship Program, an eight-week  “learn-and-earn” program, June 12-Aug. 4. If selected during the job fair on April 21, interns earn a minimum of $12 per hour working 20-to-40 hour weeks. Students must complete an online application, be enrolled in Plano ISD as a sophomore or junior; have a 3.0 minimum GPA;  and solid attendance record; be 16 years of age by June 12, 2023; be eligible to work in the United States; and be able to work the entire eight weeks of the internship from June 12-Aug. 4 (or dates determined by the employer). Read more.

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  • Community Input Meetings

    The Plano ISD Board of Trustees and District Leadership have recently begun a Strategic Roadmapping process to provide a long-range plan for the district.  After an initial brainstorming/curation process, we have identified several areas for community input. Trustees and district leaders will host a series of sessions for the community to gather feedback on the topics related to the Strategic Roadmap for the district’s future planning.  

    Community members are invited to attend and participate in activities designed to receive input and gather interests on the following topics:

    • Career and Technical Education (CTE), particularly related to plans for the new CTE Center as part of the recent Bond
    • Academics including advanced academics, special education and multilingual programming
    • Instructional technology, particularly related to classroom technology to be potentially funded by the recently passed bond propositions

    In addition to the community meetings, work groups of professionals/experts in each of these areas will meet to provide input and feedback to the Board of Trustees. Community input will inform these work groups, district leaders and the Board of Trustees as they define a map for the future in creating the next strategic plan.   

    The forums will be held on the following dates in various locations across the district. The same activity will be conducted at each session. The community is invited to please attend and provide input to this important planning process. Select the date and time most convenient for you. 

    • Monday, February 6: 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Williams High School
    • Monday, February 13: 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Clark High School
    • Wednesday, March 15: 7:00-8:00 p.m. at McMillen High School
    • Saturday, March 18: 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Vines High School
    • Tuesday, March 21: 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Shepton High School
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  • Teacher and Support Staff Job Fair on March 25

    Are you interested in working in one of the highest rated school districts in the state? Plano ISD will host a Teacher and Support Staff Job Fair on March 25 from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Candidates must register for the event. All elementary and secondary campuses will be on site to speak to those interested in teaching and support staff roles. Visit the employment website and  read more about employment opportunities.

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