Exploring Pathways to College and Careers
Dear Plano ISD Students and Parents,
Plano ISD’s Exploring Pathways to College and Careers web page launched and offers an overview and videos of the wide variety of opportunities for students to meet College and Career readiness standards that enable them to be future-ready citizens and leaders in the global workforce. The videos include Career and Technical Education Programs of Study options that can assist students in planning their four-year plan. Visit the site at www.pisd.edu/exploringpathways.
The Plano ISD Advanced Academics/College, Career and Military Readiness Team
An Important Message from the Registrar at PWSH
Seniors – If you have a college deadline that falls between December 17th and January 4th, your transcript requests must be made in Naviance by December 14th. If you are applying using the COMMON APP, please make your counselor aware and request your transcript by December 14th.
Transcript requests received after December 14th will not be sent until January 4th, 2022.
The Registrar’s Office will be closed between December 17th and January 3rd. No one will be working over the break so we ask you to plan accordingly.
Lea Harbour, Registrar, email@example.com
2022-2023 Textbooks Available for Review
All textbooks up for adoption, for implementation beginning in the 2022-23 school year, are available for review by the public. The subject areas and courses up for adoption are Physical Education K-12, Health, and AP Environmental Science. Read more for textbook adoption information, including how to review the materials and provide input. The window for public review and comment, for any of the resources being considered in this adoption, is open until January 31, 2022.
Virtual Academy Information Meetings for 2022-2023 School Year Enrollment
Families interested in enrolling their student in Plano ISD’s Virtual Academy during the 2022-2023 school year are invited to attend one of two information meetings to be held via Zoom on Wednesday, December 8 from 9:00-9:30 a.m. or Thursday, December 9 from 6:00-6:30 p.m. Read more.
Intra-District Transfer Requests for 2022-23 School Year
The Intra-District Transfer Request process will begin on January 4 at 8:00 a.m. and close on January 7 at 5 p.m. The process is open to all families in kindergarten-12th grade who wish to request a school transfer for their student for the 2022-23 school year. For more information about the transfer process and how to request an online tracking number, visit the Student Transfers page at www.pisd.edu/pisdtransfer.
Amid tears of joy and celebratory cheers, 102 Plano ISD teachers in 52 schools were surprised on Friday, November 5 with 2021 Grants to Educators totaling $125,000. Funded annually by the Plano ISD Education Foundation and business sponsors, these grants help Plano ISD educators enhance instruction in schools and classrooms across the district. Read more.
This year, all parents are asked to complete the Socioeconomic Form as part of this year’s enrollment process, regardless of socioeconomic need. State and federal funds are allocated to school districts based on this information.
Students or families may be eligible for:
- AP exam fee reductions
- SAT fee waivers
- College application fee waivers
- College financial aid
- Emergency Broadband Benefit (to help households struggling to afford Internet services during the COVID-19 pandemic)
See Something, Say Something
If You See Something, Say Something
Report a Concern from the Web
If you don't have a smart phone, you can access the tip line from any web-enabled device at www.pisd.edu/tipline
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More information about See Something, Say Something, visit www.pisd.edu/mysafeschool.