The Plano ISD Board of Trustees met on March 6 at the Plano ISD Administration Center board room at 7:00 p.m. The agenda with links to supporting documents is posted on BoardBook.
Grand prize winners from the Elementary Regional and Secondary District Science Fairs were honored by the Board of Trustees with certificates.
Pictured are Anushka Sridhar, Otto Middle School; Anish Musthyala, Gulledge Elementary; Harshal Bharatia, Wilson Middle School; Pranav Civi, Jasper High School; and Noah Mathai, Jasper High School. Students brought their project boards for display. Board members pictured are Trustee Dr. Yoram Solomon and Board President Missy Bender.
At the March 6 board meeting, one act play best actor/actress winners lead the "Pledge of Allegiance" and singing "The Star Spangled Banner" was an All State Choir member.
Pictured are Emily Kondrat, All State Choir Vines High School and meeting soloist; Max Mayes, Frankford Middle School, best actor; Noah Coggan, Renner Middle School, best actor; and Emilee McElwain, Renner Middle School, best actress.
The complete student cast and crew, with sponsors, from the winning one act plays from Frankford Middle School ("The Diviners by Jim Leonard Jr., directed by Frankford Theatre Teacher Mia Fisher) and Renner Middle School ("To See the Stars" by Cynthia Mercati, directed by Renner Theatre Teacher Kelli Sutton) were in attendance and honored by the Board of Trustees during the meeting. Board members in photo: Trustee Angela Powell, Trustee Dr. Yoram Solomon and Board Vice President David Stolle.
Board certificates of recognition (presented by Board Vice President David Stolle on the Board's behalf) to Bus Driver Robert Krause (top left photo, in gray sweater) and Bus Assistant Jayshree Panchal (top right photo) in honor of their extreme professionalism and attention to duty during a bus accident in January. Both transportation employees' actions were focused on the safety of the student rider (uninjured ) and staff after a vehicle ran a red light and impacted the bus.