• "I Am Plano ISD"

    January 24, 2019

  • On January 24, 2019 Plano ISD honored the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and celebrated who we are as individuals. Each unique person in this community is a part of the rich tapestry of culture that makes Plano ISD the diverse district we enjoy today. With this Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we celebrate our students, staff and community and what makes them proud to say, “I Am Plano ISD.”

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest Finalists

    Art contest award finalists & Visual Art Coordinator
    Art contest award finalists Eva Villalpando, Ariel Barnes, Eesha Gundam and contest winner Saher Kamal pictured with Visual Arts Coordinator Laura Grundler.

  • Kindergarten to 2nd Grade Finalist

    Ariel Barnes, Hughston Elementary School

    Drawing of two moms and "me".

  • 3rd to 5th Grade Finalist

    Eva Villalpando, Mathews Elementary School

    The words "Plano" with variety of people's faces behind it.

  • 6th to 8th Grade Finalist

    Eesha Gundam, Rice Middle School

    A collage of students doing various activities; "I Am Plano ISD".

  • 9th to 12th Grade Finalist and Contest Winner

    Saher Kamal, Jasper High School

    Group of students holding a sign "We Are Plano ISD"

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary Writing Contest Winners

    Writing Contest Winners
    Student writing winners: Sofia Salazar, Sarah Raishe, Analise Potter, Aria Mellacheruvu, Stephen Kent, Peyton Banks and Riley Akolkar

  • Analise Potter, Huffman Elementary School

  • Aria Mellacheruvu, Hunt Elementary School

  • Peyton Banks, Rasor Elementary School

  • Riley Akolkar, Mathews Elementary School

  • Sarah Peyton Raishe, Hedgcoxe Elementary School

  • Sofia Salazar Guiterrez, Daffron Elementary School

  • Stephen Kent, Davis Elementary School

  • Diversity Leadership Awards

    Diversity Leadership Award Nominees
    Diversity Leadership Award nominees and winners pictured with Assistant Director for Employee Recruitment Autry Daniel (fourth from right).

    This award is coordinated annually by the Plano ISD Diversity Advisory Committee to recognize students, staff and community members who have shown leadership and commitment in fostering and promoting harmony, respect, acceptance and understanding among the beautifully diverse cultures within this community. All of our nominees have been invaluable assets to Plano not only for promoting and embracing diversity but for their efforts to educate others on diversity as well. Award winners applications and letters of recommendations.

  • Diversity Leadership Award Winners

    • Anwen Heise, Schimelpfenig Middle School: Student Diversity Leadership
    • Caring Cats, Plano Senior High School; Student Group Diversity Leadership
    • Volunteers at Medical City Plano: Community Impact Diversity Leadership
    • Kattia Prado Saenz, Armstrong Middle School: Individual Diversity Leadership

  • Diversity Leadership Award Nominees

    • Caring Cats, Plano Senior High School
    • Shannon Carter, Jasper High School
    • Lisa Hamid, Skaggs Elementary School
    • Anwan Heise, Schimelpfenig Middle School
    • Medical City Plano Volunteers
    • Dominika Phipps, Vines High School
    • Kattia Prado, Armstrong Middle School
    • Claudia Romanczukiewicz, Haggard Middle School
    • Volunteer Tutoring Outreach Program, Plano East Senior High School