Wells

Elementary School

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Wells

Elementary School

District Announcements

  • Election 2022

    Plano ISD’s November elections include five propositions, VATRE Proposition A and Bond Propositions B, C, D and E. Visit the Election website to see what the bond proposes for each campus.

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  • Special Education Hero Expo

    Every stakeholder is a HERO, and every HERO needs their resources!

    We hope you will make time to join us for the Special Education Hero Expo Conference presented by the Plano ISD Special Education Department, October 4-6, 2022, 6:00-7:45 p.m. at the Plano ISD Sockwell Center (6301 Chapel Hill Blvd., Plano, TX 75093). Includes guest speakers, opportunities to network and time to learn about community resources.

    Learn more.

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  • Meal Benefits Eligibility Expiration

    Students who qualified for free or reduced-price meals at the end of last school year are eligible to participate at their current eligibility status for the first 30 calendar days of the 2022-2023 school year. 

    In order for meal benefits to continue, a federal meal application for the 2022-2023 school year must be completed. Students with no application on file after 30 calendar days will return to full-paid eligibility status effective September 23, 2022.

    Read more.

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  • VOLY: Links to Wells Volunteer Opportunities

    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:   Thanks to all the many volunteers we are already putting in countless hours to support Wells!  Here is a VOLY Tutorial video guide on how to sign up for volunteer opportunities using the VOLY system. Go to https://plano.voly.org/ to complete your annual background check and sign up for volunteer opportunities.  Some opportunities are linked below:

    You can only sign up to volunteer once you have cleared your background check.  If you have difficulties signing up for volunteer opportunities at Wells please contact: calie.mcdougall@gmail.com, Wells PTA.

  • Parent Lunch Reservations

    We are excited about our “Parent Lunch with Child” Reservations.   CLICK HERE to sign up.     

    • There are two slots per day per grade level due to limited seating.   As a courtesy to other parents, we ask that you do not sign up for more than one slot a month unless you still see an open spot the day before that is unused.

    • Students may get lunch from the cafeteria or parents can bring lunch.  Parents will not be allowed to purchase lunch from the cafeteria since cafeteria visitors are not allowed.

    • IF SLOTS ARE FULL - As another alternative, parents can sign their child out for their lunchtime and have lunch at the park, the bench in front of the school, or in their car and then return their child to the front office after lunch is over and sign them back in for the rest of the day.

    • Please bring your driver’s license when checking in for lunch.  Parents will need a badge that we create using their driver’s license or legal ID through our RAPTOR system.

    • We are so excited to see you in school for lunch!

  • Girl Scout Information

    As a Patriotic Societies and per Texas legislation, Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSA) are allowed an opportunity to share information regarding membership opportunities for students. [See Plano ISD’s Policy GKE(LOCAL).] The following information regarding Girl Scout membership is being shared with you for your review.  Girl Scouts Multi-Event Flyer - English/Spanish

    Recruitment Videos:

  • Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

    CARPOOL DISMISSAL

    • NEW:  Starting the first day of school, carpool students will be supervised inside the building until their parent arrives in the carpool lane.  Your child will be dismissed to the pole number which is also supervised by a staff member.  

    • “Carpool Dismissal” means your child is picked up by a car in the front carpool lane.  

    • A staff member will hold up a number of fingers (1-5) as you drive by the entrance of the carpool lane indicating which pole number to stop your car at. 

    • CARPOOL TAG:  Parents should display their carpool tag at all times until the student is in the car.  If you didn’t get a carpool tag today or don’t have one from last year, we will be handing more out at dismissal on Wednesday.

    • Students need to be able to independently climb into their car with their school items after their car door is opened for them.

     

    WALKERS DISMISSAL

    • Walking students will be dismissed to their family member/designated person by the large tree in the northeast side of the building in the front walkway area parallel to the front/east carpool lane.

    • Grade level cones will mark where the family member/designated person needs to stand to help us release the students to the correct person after they are escorted out of the building by grade level.

    • Sibling connections for walking students will be done outside the building.

    • Please hold up your carpool tag to indicate to the teacher who you are picking up.  If you didn’t get a carpool tag today or don’t have one from last year, we will be handing more out at dismissal on Wednesday.



    SCHOOL AND DAYCARE BUSES:

    • Grade level groups of students will be escorted out to the north carpool lane where they will board their bus or daycare bus/van accordingly.

    • If their daycare bus/van is not present at dismissal time the students will wait inside the cafeteria or just outside the cafeteria at the tables until the daycare bus/van arrives by 3:00 p.m.

    PASAR

    • Grade level groups of students will be escorted down to the gym/cafeteria area and handed off to a PASAR representative. 

    carpool map

  • MAP Testing

    All Plano ISD students in K-5th will be administered the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test over the next few weeks. MAP tests measure student achievement in reading (K-5th), math (K-5th) science (3rd-5th), and language usage (3rd-5th). Plano ISD has administered and used the information from MAP testing for many years to provide teachers with valuable information about student learning. MAP scores help teachers know what your child has mastered and what your child is ready to learn.   This test is adaptive so the difficulty of each question is adjusted to the student’s answer on the previous test question. If a student answers a question correctly, the questions become more difficult. If a student answers a question incorrectly, the questions become less difficult. Because of this technology, the MAP system can assess students at various achievement levels. More detailed information is provided in the MAP Parent and Student Guide document available at https://www.pisd.edu/Page/1316.  Also, after testing, you can find your child’s score on the Plano ISD Parent Portal’s Performance section for your child.  Please reach out to your child’s teacher if you have any questions about your child’s MAP testing.

  • Wells Mentoring Program - Volunteer!

    Do you enjoy interacting with children and investing your time in others? Just 30 minutes one day a week, and you can make a difference in the life of a child. The mentoring program at Wells is open to parents, grandparents, former Wells parents, and community members. If you know of any business or community partners that would be interested, please feel free to share this information with them.

    Please see the link for more information about the mentoring program if you are interested!  Wells Mentoring Program 2022-2023 - Google Docs

    Please complete the google form if you are interested in becoming a mentor.  Wells Mentoring Interest Form - Google Forms

  • PACE Referral - Due Oct. 21 @ 5:00 p.m.

    If you would like to have your child assessed for PACE, Plano ISD’s Gifted and Talented program, please complete the online referral information by 5:00 PM on Friday, October 21st. Information about PACE and the online referral forms can be found at www.pisd.edu/pace. Questions? Please contact Kelly Froemming, Wells PACE teacher, at kelly.froemming@pisd.edu.

  • Parent Info Handbooks

    Kindergarten

    1st Grade 

    2nd Grade 

    3rd Grade

    4th Grade 

    5th Grade

Wells Blog

  • Oct 7 - Spirit Assembly

    Posted by Wells Elementary on 9/29/2022

    We are excited for our End of Nine Week Spirit Assembly coming up next week Friday, 10/7 at 8:00 a.m.    Per District Policy, visitors are allowed if an RSVP has been completed ahead of time.  Please RSVP on this link by noon on Thursday, 10/6 so that we can have the required visitor RAPTOR badges prepared ahead of time to expedite the check-in process.  Visitors will be allowed to go down to the gym for the assembly beginning at 7:45 a.m.  Younger children that are not enrolled at Wells are allowed to attend and sit with their parents.  

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