PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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Monday, February 15, 2016

* * PSHS PTSA (PARENT, TEACHER, STUDENT ASSOCIATION) * *

  • Mark your calendar for a FAFSA Help Session on February 23! All families (parents and students are welcome) who plan to obtain student loans or apply for financial aid or merit scholarships, regardless of where they are attending school after graduation, will probably need to file the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid. PTSA is sponsoring this hands-on session, with Financial Aid officers (including Spanish speaking) on site to help parents and/or students with the actual preparation of their FAFSA, or just answer questions. There will be no formal presentation and all questions can be asked privately - this is a come and go, drop in session from 5:30-8:00 in the Building A Computer Labs. There is no cost. Please contact Jasmine Alpaiwalla at programs@planoseniorptsa.org or Jackie Myers at president@planoseniorptsa.org with any questions about this event.


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  • Show your Wildcat Love! Consider a tax-deductible donation to PTSA to support Teacher Educational Grants, Plano After Dark Prizes, and Senior Lunch Ticket Supplements. February is the perfect month to Give From The Heart!

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  • Plano Senior PTSA is partnering with Aceable Drivers Ed to provide a discounted rate for their online state approved Drivers Education course. Simply sign up using the discount code PLANOSENIOR to receive a 25% discount! Get started today! www.aceable.com

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  • Many thanks to our PTSA Community Partners for supporting PSHS!


Traditions Sponsor ($1000)

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Maroon Sponsor ($500)

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  • Mark your calendars for Plano After Dark on May 1! This annual after-prom event will take place at Dave and Busters in the Stonebriar Mall. Your ticket price includes unlimited buffet and drinks, game card, and great prizes. Tickets will go on sale soon!
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Update from Plano Baseball Booster Club

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:


Varsity:

2/16 (Tuesday) McKinney North* HOME 5:00PM
2/20 (Saturday) Rowlett* Away 1:00PM


Junior Varsity:
2/16 (Tuesday) McKinney North* Away 5:00PM
2/20 (Saturday) Rowlett* HOME 1:00PM


Clark:
2/16 (Tuesday) McKinney North* Away 7:00PM
2/19 (Friday) Vines* HOME 7:00PM


Vines:

2/19 (Friday) Clark* HOME 6:30PM



For more information about Plano Wildcats Baseball

Email: planowildcatsbaseball@verizon.net

Website: www.planowildcatsbaseball.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/planowildcatsbaseball

Twitter: @PSHSWildcatsBas

DRILL TEAM TRYOUTS

REMINDER:

Planoette tryout clinics start Feb. 15th in PSHS Cafeteria 4:30-6pm, Feb. 16th 5-6:30pm, Feb. 17th (at Haggard MS) 5-6:30pm

Tryouts Feb. 18th and 19th 5:30pm at Haggard MS

Questions? Email Meredith.walraven@pisd.edu

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PALS FUNDRAISER AT KENDRA SCOTT

You are invited to a Kendra Gives Back Party. It is a fun shopping event with 20% of sales benefiting PSHS PALS. Enjoy sips & sweets while you shop on Monday, Feb. 29th from 5 – 8 pm at Kendra Scott Plano – The Shops of Legacy. Thank you for your support!

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QUARTERBACK CLUB SPIRITWEAR SALE

The Plano QB Club has reduced all of our spirit wear to below cost in order to get ready for the new 2016 spirit wear. Sizes & styles are very limited. Go to our website, www.planowildcatqbclub.com to see what is available. Hats & short sleeve t-shirts…$5, long sleeve & sweatpants…$10 and women’s bling…$15.

ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN – WORLD WEAR PROJECT: RECYCLING SHOES AND CLOTHING NEVER MADE MORE CENTS!

Be a part of diverting thousands of pounds of shoes and clothing from local landfills by filling our shoe and clothing donation bin with your gently used: shoes, clothes, purses, belts, wallets, hats, caps, backpacks, hard toys, stuffed animals, pots and pans. For every pound donated from you, our fashion students receive $0.15. Our bin is conveniently located in the East parking lot by the gym in handicap parking.

The benefit to you? Neater closets, drawers, toy boxes, and kitchens, and the knowledge that less textile waste will end up in our local landfills. Thank you from Advanced Fashion Design students!

OPERATION BEAUTIFUL

Operation Beautiful is approaching....T-Shirts will be on sale Monday, Feb. 8th – Wednesday, Feb. 17th in the Cafeteria during both lunches. The shirts are $15.

GRADUATION CAP & GOWN ORDERS

If you have not already done so, please visit www.texasgradshop.com to order cap and gown and announcements. You can NO LONGER order the cap and gown at www.Jostens.com. For delivery in late March at PSHS, your order needs to be submitted NO LATER than Tuesday, March 1st. This will also ensure that your size will be available.

PROM 2016!

Tickets are NOW on sale on-line on Parent Portal https://parentviewer.pisd.edu/ until Friday, March 4th. The cost is $25 each or 2 for $50. Only seniors may purchase tickets. Limit is two per student.

PSHS Prom will be Saturday, April 30th at Southfork Ranch from 8:30pm - 12:30am.

CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS

Thursday & Friday, March 17th & 18th from 5pm to complete at PSHS Gym


* MANDATORY Parent/Participant Meeting on Tuesday, March 1st at 6pm in the

Bldg. B Lecture Hall


PRE-TRYOUT CHEER CLINICS:


  • Monday, March 14th from 5-7pm in the PSHS Cafeteria
  • Tuesday, March 15th from 5-7pm in the PSHS Cafeteria
  • Wednesday, March 16th from 5-complete in the PSHS Cafeteria (Mock Tryouts)



Cheer packets will be available in the Front Office (Fishbowl) starting Monday, Feb. 1st and are DUE to the Fishbowl by Friday, March 4th, NO LATER THAN 4:15pm. Late packets will not be accepted unless previous arrangements have been made with the PSHS Cheer Coaches.


* MANDATORY Post-Tryout Parent/Participant Meeting (for those who made the team!) will be held on Tuesday, April 5th at 6pm in the Bldg. B Lecture Hall.


Please contact kim.may@pisd.edu with any questions.

WHITE GUARD/MASCOT TRYOUTS

Tryouts: Wednesday & Thursday, March 23 and 24 @ Plano Senior High cafeteria


Tryout times: 4:30pm to complete:

Wednesday, March 23rd Interviews 5:00- 7:00pm @ PSHS cafeteria

Thursday, March 24th Tryouts 5:00-7:00pm @ PSHS cafeteria


Packets available: in the PSHS fishbowl Monday, February 1st


*Mandatory pre-tryout parent/participant meeting March 1st at 6pm in the PSHS B Building Lecture Hall


Packets due: Friday, March 18th no later than 4:15pm to the PSHS fishbowl


Late packets will not be accepted unless previous arrangements have been made with the PSHS cheer coaches.


*Mandatory post-tryout parent/participant meeting (for those that made the team!)April 5th at 6pm in the PSHS B Building Lecture Hall


Please contact: Kim.may@pisd.edu with questions.

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OTHER WAYS TO STAY CONNECTED

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* PSHS website at http://k-12.pisd.edu/schools/pshs/

* PSHS PTSA (Parent, Teacher, Student Assoc.) website http://www.planoseniorptsa.org/

* PISD (Plano Independent School District) website at http://pisd.edu/

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