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Friday, April 29, 2016

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* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * WILDCAT SPORTS * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

BASEBALL

  • JV CATS vs. Allen, Friday, April 29th at PSHS. Time is 4:30pm.

  • VARSITY CATS vs. Allen, Friday, April 29th at Allen. Time is 7:30pm.


Friday night will now be Senior Night for the Varsity. We need a strong Plano showing to support the Varsity in their push for the playoffs.

SOFTBALL IN PLAYOFFS!

Our Lady Wildcats will play Denton Guyer in a 3 game series.


  • Thursday, April 28th at 7:30pmPLANO WON 11-4!!!
  • Friday, April 29th at 7:30pm *This game can be viewed LIVE at www.planoitv.com
  • Saturday, April 30th (if necessary) at 2pm


All games will take place at Prosper High School. GO PLANO!!!


** For game changes due to weather conditions, go to the PSHS Softball website http://www.planowildcatsoftball.com/ and at the very top, click of the lowercase f (Facebook)…that should give you the most up-to-date information.

REGION I TRACK & FIELD MEET

They will compete in the Region I Meet on Friday & Saturday, April 29th & 30th at Maverick Stadium (UTA) in Arlington. GOOD LUCK WILDCATS!!!

PLANO RUGBY NEEDS YOU!

Plano Rugby is recruiting new male and female players for the spring season…no experience needed. Boys and Girls Varsity teams compete in Texas wide league for the State Championships. Scholarship potentials! Contact info@planorugby.org or www.planorugby.com .

STUDENT AND SPECTATOR BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS

We always say, Win with class; lose with class. At public events, PLEASE represent PSHS with pride and respect for the hard work of all participants.


  • Show respect for the National Anthem and those who've paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect this country and our freedom.
  • Cheer FOR our team, not against the other. Our athletes have worked hard to be on the playing field. They deserve our POSITIVE SUPPORT.
  • Treat the opposing team and their fans with respect. Positively acknowledge their efforts.
  • Similarly, bring only signs that convey a positive message.
  • Follow the directions of school officials, police officers.
  • Respect the decisions of the officials. Ultimately, their say is final.
  • Follow UIL rules, including no mechanical noisemakers such as air horns.
  • If a player is injured, show respect, and remain quiet while he/she is being tended to.
  • Represent your school and yourself with pride. Many children attend these events. Be good role models for them.

* * * * * * * * * * * * EVENTS ACROSS THE CAMPUS * * * * * * * * * * *

FROM THE FINANCE OFFICE

IMPORTANT! PSHS policy is that we will no longer accept checks after April 30th for this school year - beginning May 1st, ONLY CASH OR MONEY ORDERS for EXACT $$ will be accepted for all fines and/or missing textbooks and equipment. NOTE: Students not cleared will be put on a "not clear" list until everything is turned in and/or paid for. Senior withdrawals will be pulled and seniors not cleared will need to do so before final transcripts are sent and their diplomas will be held until charges are cleared.

YEARBOOK ANNOUNCEMENT

You may still purchase a yearbook….Stop by B208 and pick up a form or order online @ http://www.jostens.com/yearbooks/high-school-yearbooks.html ...$90 each. The price increases to $100 after Tuesday, May 17th.

Speakers chosen for Graduation Ceremony

Congratulations to Karine Garduño and Rupasri Shankar! They will be addressing the Class of 2016 at graduation on June 9! Thanks to all participants for your interest in wanting to be a part of this important occasion.

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New online menu service-MealViewer

Food and Nutritional Services is pleased to announce MealViewer, a new on-line communication tool for menus and nutritional information to meet your campus needs. It comes as a web and APP version. Parents can retrieve menus and dietary information anywhere anytime.


    Parents can follow the pisd web site links listed below to access the announcement. We have provided instructions on the web site to assist parents on how to retrieve menus/allergen/nutritional information. It is very easy to use.


    http://k12.pisd.edu/food-and-nutritional-services/contributions/14222-school-menus

    ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SENIOR REUNIONS

    Graduating Seniors...you are invited to come reminisce with friends at your Elementary School Senior Reunion. Click here http://www.pisd.edu/news/archive/2015-16/senior.reunions.shtml for the list of schools and their respective details.

    SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION

    SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION-HIGH SCHOOL


    On-line registration for High School Summer School started Monday, March 21st. Counselors must pre-approve courses in the registration portal. To register, visit with your counselor about course selections, then login to parent portal and complete the student emergency information from any computer with internet access. Courses pre-approved by the student’s counselor will be viewable and available for selection. Online registration and payment is the most efficient and convenient way to enroll in Summer School courses. Questions regarding registration can be directed to the campus counseling office.


    Dates:


    First Session

    • June 13 - June 30
    • 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


    Second Session

    • July 5 - July 22
    • 8:00 am - 1:30 pm


    Session Break

    • July 1, July 4
    • Note: On the last day of each session students will be released at 10:00 am.

    Attendance:

    • Only one absence is permitted per session.

    Locations

    Plano East Senior High School, 3000 Los Rios Blvd, Plano TX 75074

    • English, Spanish, Math, Communication Applications and SAT-PSAT Preparation Classes.

    Plano West Senior High School, 5601 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093

    • Social Studies, Science, Physical Education and Health.


    For a comprehensive list of High School Summer School course offerings, visit:http://www.pisd.edu/students/summer.school/high.school.shtml

    AP PSYCHOLOGY EXAM

    • Mon., May 2ndAP PSYCH EXAM - 12pm

    ATTENTION STUDENTS TAKING AP EXAMS

    Exam lists are posted on the bulletin boards outside the Counseling Office in Building B. Students need to go by and check the lists to make sure your name appears and all AP exams you are taking are listed. If there is a problem please see Cindy Klapper in the Counseling Office immediately.

    ATTENTION JUNIORS

    If you have signed up to take a Dual Enrollment Class next year AND you did not take one this year

    you must complete an application to Collin College before you can register for your classes.
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    GRADUATION ORDERS PICK-UP

    Students may pick up their cap/gown, etc. orders in the Fishbowl if they placed their order prior to March 1st. YOU MUST HAVE A PHOTO ID TO PICK UP. Students may still order online @ www.texasgradshop.com or at the store…Jostens, 8 Prestige Circle, Suite 116, Allen, TX 75002, 214-383-9502.

    DRUG AND ALCOHOL PREVENTION INFORMATION: “DID YOU KNOW”

    Did you know approximately 25,000 people overdosed and died from prescription drugs in 2014? You can help keep unused and expired prescriptions from being abused. Simply bring any unused or expired medications to a site and drop it off. It is FREE and it is EASY to do! “Take Back” Day On Saturday, April 30th, from 10am to 2pm. There will be sites at PSHS, PESH, PWSH and Clark schools this year. Click http://goo.gl/bEVKW for additional collection sites. Together, we can make a difference!

    IMPORTANT: PARKING!

    Students MAY NOT park in staff spaces, visitor spaces and loading zones. THE FRONT PARKING LOT IS ONLY FOR STAFF, DISTRICT STAFF & VISITORS!! Park ONLY in designated, marked parking spaces. Please adhere to these guidelines to avoid disciplinary actions or towing of the vehicle.
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    PSHS CHOIR AUDITIONS

    COME BE A PART OF THE AWARD WINNING, NATIONALLY RENOWNED HONOR CHOIR OF PLANO SENIOR.

    • Clark High School: Starts the week of April 25th; Auditions will take place during your choir classes.


    • Auditions will include:

    -Demonstration of your vocal range.

    -Demonstration of the strength of your aural skills
    -An 8 measure sight reading exercise
    -A general singing exam
    -All singers must present a most recent copy of their report card on audition day


    PLEASE make plans to attend the ’16-’17 Choir Meeting on Tuesday, May 31st at 7pm in the PSHS Choir Room – D109. Contact derrick.brookins@pisd.edu with any questions.

    PSHS COLOR GUARD AUDITIONS

    Join the PSHS Color Guard! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!! AUDITIONS are Sat., May 7th at 1pm in the PSHS Dance Room.

    PROM KING & QUEEN

    SENIORS: Please vote for your Prom King & Queen at http://voting4schools.com. Voting will be open NOW until Friday (4/29) 4:15pm.

    **Username is Student ID#. Password is Grade and Birthdate 11MMDDYYYY


    Prom Queen Candidates

    Sierra Laures

    Kimberly Burson

    Bailee Black


    Prom King Candidates

    Conley McCabe

    Duff Althaus

    Ariea Bustami

    PROM TICKET SALES AT SCHOOL

    Pick up your pre-ordered tickets or buy your tickets in the Cafeteria

    · Fri., April 29: 8 - 10 am, Both Lunches & 3 – 4:30 pm


    Only seniors may purchase tickets. Limit is two per student. Prom is Sat., April 30th at Southfork Ranch from 8:30pm – 12:30am.

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    MEN’S WEARHOUSE PROM PROMOTION

    NOW is the time to think about what you’re wearing to prom and Men’s Wearhouse can help you find the look that’s right for you! They’ve got the latest styles like slim fit as well as modern styles for those who like to keep it classic.

    Become a Prom Rep and earn a free tux rental and suit to keep, plus you could win $25,000! Sign up for their free rewards program and save $30 on your rental. You can even get instant rewards - $10 gift cards for sports apparel, electronics, phone apps and more! You can also help earn money for your school! When you rent your tux from Men’s Wearhouse, your school gets cash back for each rental. Visit your nearest store or check out http://www.menswearhouse.com/ for all the details.

    AFTER DARK – SUNDAY, MAY 1ST, DAVE & BUSTERS

    Seniors: Purchase your tickets now for the popular after-prom event on Sunday, May 1st from midnight to 5am at the Dave and Busters in the Stonebriar Mall. The ticket price includes unlimited buffet and drinks, game card with unlimited play (except for games that dispense tickets), and entry into drawings for scholarships and great prizes (You must be present to win)! Students do not need to attend Prom to go to the After Dark Party. Tickets can be purchased in the cafeteria for $20 and $25 at-the-door.

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    THEATRE FUNDRAISER AT CHILI'S

    Let Chili’s do the cooking while we support the Planoettes at the same time! Please dine at the Chili’s on 3601 N. Central Expy., Plano, Tuesday, May 3rd between 4pm – 10pm and 15% of the event day sales will go back to this great organization. Don’t forget to bring a flyer or let your server know you are there to support the PSHS Theatre. Thank you!
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    SENIOR LUNCH CELEBRATION

    The Senior Lunch, catered by Macaroni Grill, is Friday, May 13th in the PSHS Gymnasium during both A/B Lunches for $5. Lunch includes: Spaghetti & Meat Sauce; Fettuccini Alfredo; Baked Ziti; Salad; Bread; Lemonade & Dessert. Entry to the luncheon will be by ticket ONLY.


    Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.planoseniorptsa.org/ or during Both Lunches in the Cafeteria, Mon., May 2nd – Wed., May 11th. NO tickets will be sold at the door.

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    PLANOETTE FUNDRAISER AT APPLEBEE’S

    You are invited to an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser Breakfast to support our Planoettes! Enjoy a short stack for a tall cause on Saturday, May 14th from 8 – 10am at the Applebee’s located at 3141 Preston Road in Frisco. Tickets are $10. Thank you for your support!

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    BOYS BASKETBALL - 3-ON-3 TOURNAMENT

    Boys Basketball is hosting a 3-on-3 Tournament on Saturday, May 14th at 9am in the PSHS Gym. The cost is $20 per player. PLEASE NOTE: ONLY 1 JV or Varsity PSHS player per team. There will be a 3-game minimum in pool play and awards will be given to the Final 4 teams. For registration forms, contact a PSHS Basketball player, Coach Christian, Coach Jacobs or Coach Hodges. Registration Due by Friday, May 6th.

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    PLANO QB CLUB SPIRIT WEAR AT BELOW COST PRICES!

    Hurry, quantities are limited! Go to www.planowildcatqbclub.com to purchase!
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    ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN – WORLD WEAR PROJECT

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