Phone: 469-752-2670


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Texas at Dallas

Ms. Cindy Briones

Yay! Welcome to Kindergarten! My name is Ms. Briones and I am extremely excited to be your child's teacher this year. Kindergarten is an action packed year full of immense growth and lots of learning and I cannot wait to see what the year has in store for us!
A little bit about me, I attended Mendenhall Elementary as a student myself, this the place that inspired me to be a teacher and I’m beyond excited to inspire my little ones to find their very own passion in life. I strive to build an environment in my classroom where everyone feels welcome, safe and loved. I just know this is going to be a great year for us!

PISD Update Page:

Mendenhall SMORE (updated 1-2 times/week) 

Office Hours: Pre-Arranged by Appointment or between 2:45-3:30 pm

Google Voice Number: (682) 990-2218

Plano ISD student expectations for synchronous learning:

  • Students attend class on time, per their class schedule.
  • Students follow Plano ISD dress code.
  • Students are ready to engage and learn.
  • Students should have a designated, distraction-free workspace to engage in learning.
  • Students show their face on the screen to engage with the teacher virtually.


  • Announcements 7:30-7:40am

    Community Circle: 7:40-7:55am

    Calendar/SEL: 7:55-8:20am

    Writing: 8:20-8:40am

    Language Arts: 8:40-9:00am

    Language Arts Stations: 9:00-10:05am

    Lunch: 10:05-10:35am

    Recess: 10:35-11:05am

    Math: 11:05-11:40am

    Math Stations: 11:40-12:40pm

    Specials: 12:50-1:40pm

    Science 1:40-2:00pm

    Snack: 2:00-2:15pm

    Clean up and Dismissal: 2:35-2:45pm


    Anuncios 7:30-7:40 am 

    Círculo de comunidad  7:40- 7:55 am 

    Calendario/ Desarrollo social y emocional 7:55-8:10 am 

    Desarrollo del idioma inglés 8:10-8:40 am 

    Lectura- grupo entero 8:40-9:00 am

    Estaciones de lectura 9:00 - 10:05 am 

    Almuerzo 10:05- 10:35 am 

    Recreo 10:35-11:05 am

    Matemáticas- grupo entero 11:05 -11:40 am

    Estaciones de matemáticas 11:40-12:40 pm

    Descanso cerebral 12:40-12:50 pm

    Especiales 12:50-1:40 pm 

    Ciencias 1:40- 2:00

    Descanso cerebral 2:00-2:15 

    Estudios Sociales 2:15- 2:35

    Cierre 2:35- 2:45