Oh, the weather outside is frightful,
But the mobile app is insightful,
Because you'll be the first to know,
That school is out - because of snow - in Plano.
Be prepared for icy weather. Download the mobile app (view video 4 min., 11 sec.) and login with your network ID (or if you are a Plano ISD parent, login with your parent portal login to also view your children’s information such as grades, attendance and balances) and be ready to be the first to know if school is canceled. No more watching the local news waiting for "Plano" to scroll by, afraid to blink. With the mobile app, Plano ISD weather alerts will come directly to your mobile device. If you're reading this on your phone or tablet, click these links to start the download via the App Store or Google Play and read more for information on how to download the app. You'll be 'APPy you did. The mobile app is available to staff, students and parents, helping everyone stay informed; so download now and don't forget to log in to access all the information you need.
Plano ISD appreciates your input on the calendar options for the 2019-20 academic year. Please review the two calendar drafts available online, and provide feedback on your preferred calendar option. Please use the comments section of this form to provide additional input, and see the Calendar FAQ for more information. Feedback is accepted until December 10.
For making significant and lasting contributions to the arts in Plano, the vertical visual arts team of the Plano ISD West cluster was awarded the "Arts Education" award by the Plano ArtCentre in November.
On November 29, Aldridge Elementary Ocelots took a trip down memory lane to commemorate their school's 50th anniversary. The Aldridge community is proud of their legacy and their community of learners past, present and future. They look forward to the next 50 years of educating children in Plano ISD as the Aldridge legacy continues. View event photo gallery and event video.
For the second time in a row, Plano ISD food and nutritional services received a “zero-findings” administrative review from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Zero-findings exemplifies the highest standards of caring and service by teaching children the relationship between proper eating and good health.
The Diversity Advisory Committee is proud to announce that nominations are open for the annual Diversity Leadership Awards. Please nominate an individual or group whose program or initiative has proven to advance and promote diversity through stronger relationships, improved communication and enhanced understanding within Plano ISD or the broader community within the past year. Nomination deadline is December 14 at 5 p.m.
Plano ISD will host a teacher job fair on March 30 from 9 - 11 a.m. Candidates must complete an online application and register for the event. Elementary and secondary campuses in the district will be there with staff to speak to those interested in teaching and other professional opportunities. Visit the employment website and read more for more details.Read More.
Each year as the holidays approach, Plano ISD receives many questions regarding seasonal celebrations. To accommodate these inquiries, the district offers the following reminders regarding holiday commemorations. Read More.
The next parent engagement session - Social Awareness - is scheduled for January 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Wyatt Elementary located at 8900 Coit Road, Plano. All sessions are also available in Spanish. Future topics are Relationship Skills (March 21) and Responsible Decision-Making (May 1). Locations vary; please see the schedule for details. Read More.
SKI Plano, the Plano ISD Education Foundation's premiere fundraising event, featuring dinner, dancing, silent auction, raffle prizes and FUN, is scheduled for Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Plano Marriott Legacy Town Center. For 23 years, the Foundation has been Supporting Kids In Plano. You can help by purchasing sponsorships, tables, tickets or donating something awesome for the silent auction. Register to attend and have a great time for a great cause. Read More.
View the list of staff weddings, births and extensions of sympathy to employees who have lost loved ones. To protect staff privacy, this information is now located on the staff pages of the website. Click the read more link and please login to the website with your network ID and password when prompted.To share news, please email your school or department's information to email@example.com for inclusion in the next issue of District Digest. Read More.
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees is actively preparing to make a difference during the 86th regular legislative session that begins on January 8, 2019. Bookmark the Board Legislative Timeline that will be continually updated as the session progresses, and see the Board's 2019 Legislative Priorities. Read More.
The Plano ISD Board of Trustees met in a work session on Tuesday, November 13 at the Plano ISD Administration Center. The agenda with links to supporting documents is available on BoardBookand themeeting video is available.
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