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Carpenter Announcements

  • Gateway Summer Engineering Camp 


    Registration for the Gateway Summer Engineering Camp is now open! This summer’s camp will be a virtual, yet hands-on, project-based camp designed to introduce incoming 7th and 8th grade middle school students to the fundamentals of STEM and Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering courses within Plano ISD. Certified PLTW instructors provide expert instruction in a fun, exciting environment using leading-edge technologies to sample engineering related activities and projects and get a taste of how fun it can be to be an engineer.  Cost of the camp is $100. To learn more about the camp and register, please visit our Plano ISD Gateway Camp Home page. Registration closes May 7, 2021.

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  • Attention Sixth and Eighth Grade Students ~

    All 6th and 8th grade students will engage in online learning AT HOME Tuesday, April 13th.  Please make sure to sign in to each class and follow the direction of your teachers.  Students will return to campus Wednesday, April 14th.  

    Attention Seventh Grade Students ~

    All 7th grade Face to Face students will take the Writing STAAR test on campus Tuesday, April 13th.  

    Only 7th grade School@Home students that completed the new STAAR survey or informed Ms. Jordan about taking the Writing STAAR test are to report to campus Tuesday, April 13th.  The new STAAR survey is located on the School@Home letter sent today via email.  It can also be located on the school's website or on Facebook.  


    All students are back to regular schedule (either F2F or S@H) Wednesday, April 14th.  




    Atención estudiantes de Sexto y Octavo Grado ~


    Todos los estudiantes de Sexto y Octavo grado participarán en el aprendizaje en línea EN CASA el Martes 13 de Abril. Asegúrese de registrarse en cada clase y seguir las instrucciones de sus maestros. Los estudiantes regresarán al campus el Miércoles 14 de Abril.


    Atención estudiantes de Séptimo grado ~

    Todos los estudiantes de 7º grado Cara a Cara tomarán el examen STAAR de escritura en el campus el Martes 13 de Abril.

    Solo los estudiantes de 7º grado de Escuela en Casa que completaron la nueva encuesta STAAR o informaron a la Sra. Jordan acerca de tomar la prueba STAAR de escritura deben presentarse en la escuela el Martes 13 de Abril. La nueva encuesta STAAR se encuentra en la carta Escuela en Casa enviada hoy por correo electrónico. También se puede encontrar en el sitio web de la escuela o en Facebook.


    Todos los estudiantes regresaran al horario regular (ya sea Cara a Cara o Escuela en Casa ) el Miércoles 14 de Abril.





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  • Important Announcement Regarding April 2021 Test Schedule

    Please click the following link to view this important announcement regarding your 7th grade students STAAR writing test.

    Carpenter STAAR Communication

    Carpenter STAAR Communication (Spanish)

    Writing Test

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  • Student Technology Equipment Checkout Guidelines

    The Student and Parent/Guardian will be charged for damages or loss of their issued Device/Chromebook according to the fee schedule in the link below.

    Repair/Replacement Cost

    Technology equipment that is used inappropriately, lost, damaged, or defaced may result in limited or banned computer use, disciplinary consequences, removal from courses, loss of credit, receiving a failing grade, legal action, and/or assessed fees consistent with Policy CMD (Legal). During the time that outstanding fees remain uncollected, the District may withhold student records including, but not limited to, grades, schedules, transcripts, and/or report cards. If full payment cannot be made at one time, a payment plan may be offered by PISD.


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  • Hotspot Availability

    Parents must complete and submit the following form to obtain a district issued hotspot:

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  • State and Federal Report Card

    The 2019-2020 School Report Cards for Carpenter Middle School has now been released, and posted to the Carpenter Middle School website The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures. The information contained in the School Report Card is described in the “School Report Card Definitions.”  The Federal Report Card is also available at If you have any questions concerning the School Report Cards, please let us know. Thank you for your continued support of Carpenter Middle School


    Boleta de Calificaciones Estatal y Federal

    Los boletines de informe del gobierno del Estado de Texas del 2019-2020 para la escuela Carpenter Middle School han sido publicados en el sitio de internet Carpenter Middle School El reporte proporciona información sobre el rendimiento de los estudiantes en la prueba STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) que es el nombre del programa de evaluación académica para los estudiantes en las escuelas públicas de Texas, así como información sobre estudiantes inscritos, tamaño promedio de la clase y gastos financieros. La información contenida en el reporte de progreso de la escuela es requerida por la ley estatal y se describe en las "definiciones del boletín de informe de la escuela".  Si usted tiene alguna pregunta acerca del boletín de informe de la escuela, por favor háganoslo saber. Gracias por su apoyo continúo en la escuela Carpenter Middle School

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  • Community Resources

    PISD has launched a Family Resource page on the district’s website. This page provides a searchable list that families, community members and school staff can utilize to help find community resources in order to meet a family’s needs. The list is searchable by agency name, zip code and category. Categories include such areas as basic needs (food assistance, housing assistance), health care (medical, dental, vision), and mental health (substance abuse, counseling, etc.). Links to the site will be available on the district webpage and we would encourage you to share this information on your campus website and through eNews.


    The family resource page can be found at

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  • MAPing the Cowboy Way:  All you need to know about the MAP assessment


    Medidas de Progreso Académico MAP: Un guía para padres y maestros

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  • Plano ISD Stadium Bag Policy 2019

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  • Immunization Update for 2019-2020

    There are some additional immunizations that will be required in the 2019-2020 school year for 7th grade entry.  Proof of these immunizations will be required to begin school for the 2019-2020 school year.

    To view a copy of your child’s immunization record as currently on file with the school, please go to Parent Portal.

    For further assistance, please contact the school nurse at your campus or visit or more information.

    6th Grade New Immunizations Letter to Parents

    Quiero informale de unas vacunaciones adicionales que se requerirán en el año escolar 2019-2020 para el ingreso al séptimo grado. Para empezar las clases del año escolar 2019-2020 será necesario presentar prueba de estas vacunaciones.

    Para ver una copia del registro de vacunación de su hijo según aparece actualmente en el expediente de la escuela, puede ir a Parent Portal.

    Para ayuda adicional, favor de comunicarse con la enfermera escolar de su campus o visitar para más información.

    6th Grade New Immunizations Letter to Parents-Spanish

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District Announcements

  • 2021-22 Elementary Transfer Requests

    The 2021-22 elementary transfer request process will begin April 19 at 8:00 a.m. At that time, please visit to receive an online tracking number. Once you have obtained your online tracking number, you will receive instructions detailing how to submit your transfer request electronically. Read more.

    2021-22 Solicitudes de transferencia de primarias

    El proceso de solicitud de transferencia a la escuela primaria 2021-22 comienzá el 19 de abril a las 8:00 a.m. En ese momento, por favor visite para recibir un número de seguimiento en línea. Una vez que haya obtenido su número de seguimiento en línea, recibirá instrucciones que detallan cómo presentar su solicitud de transferencia electrónicamente. Más información.

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  • Update of Recent Bullying Concerns

    Plano ISD is committed to providing all students with a safe and nurturing learning environment. Plano ISD has resources and a communications process in place to assist families in discussing or reporting any concerns, including experiences with bullying, harassment, threats or acts of racism. Read the full Parent Guide for Addressing Bullying & Harassment Concerns. Read More

    Guía para los padres sobre cómo afrontar los problemas de intimidación y acoso

    El distrito escolar de Plano se compromete a proporcionar a todos los alumnos un ambiente de aprendizaje seguro y enriquecedor. El ISD de Plano tiene recursos y un proceso de comunicación para ayudar a las familias a discutir o reportar cualquier preocupación, incluyendo experiencias de intimidación, acoso, amenazas o actos de racismo. Lea el Guía Completa para Padres sobre cómo tratar los problemas de intimidación y acoso. Leer más.

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