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End of School Year Procedures Edition -May 14th, 2020
- EDUCATING AND INSPIRING SUCCESSFUL LIFELONG LEARNERS, EVERY DAY IN EVERY WAY
- BUILDING POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS AND TRUST
- FOSTERING RESPECT AND COLLABORATION
- INSPIRING INDEPENDENT LEARNERS
A message from the principal
We want to first take a moment to express our sincere gratitude to all of our families for your support during this unexpected transition to remote learning. Your encouragement for us and your support of your students’ learning while at home has been so appreciated during this challenging time. We could not have done this without you!
We are now turning our attention to the end of the school year. We have been working on plans to help our students retrieve their personal belongings and other items from school, and turn in district-owned items such as library books and Harrington Chromebooks. Our plan was created to allow for the most efficient and effective exchange of items while ensuring the safety and well-being of our students, families, and staff members. Your child’s teacher will be sending a Google Form to you at the end of the day Thursday we will need you to complete prior to returning the Chromebooks and picking up student supplies. If you have students in multiple grades, you may come to either child’s window. Then, you will be able to turn in Chromebooks and collect their materials.
Chromebooks Exchange - Family Options and School Directions
Families/students have the option to return Chromebooks to campuses May 20th if they:
don’t think they will be useful as a learning support over the summer and/or
don’t want to be burdened with the responsibility of keeping track of them and/or
no longer need them
If you believe having the Chromebook will be useful over the summer, you may keep the Chromebook and return it July 23-July 29th when Ms. Ward returns to campus.
Any devices not collected by May 20 must be returned to the campuses from which they were borrowed between July 23 and July 29.
Families will need to return Chromebooks on May 20th from students who are not going to return to Plano ISD or Harrington for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are a fifth grader you will also need to return your Chromebook on May 20th, 2020.
Please Note: There will be no Chromebook help during the summer months.
If you are not returning your Chromebook, students may come at the specified grade level time to pick up your student supplies (class pictures are included in the pickup) if you’d like the supplies. (See Schedule below).
Yearbook: Pick-up will be scheduled for next school year. More information to come.
Library Books: Not sure if you child has any library books checked out to them?
Student Curbside Exchange of Materials Instructions May 20
Please do NOT walk up to campus!
What to do before you leave home
Please complete your child’s teacher Google Form.
Please bring any district-owned materials (library books, textbook, Chromebooks/chargers) and have them set aside in a space within your trunk, ready for pick-up. Please do not bag up all of these items together; please separate them out for us.
Please come during your designated time, as we will have your student’s materials ready during these times.
Get your carpool tag to hang/post in your car window or dashboard when you arrive on campus.
Families will bring the following items:
Chromebook and charger Labeled with student name and grade
Any library books (Student Name with a sticky note on the book)
Car tag sign in your car window
When you arrive on campus
Please stay inside your vehicle.
Please use the front carpool lane ONLY!
Please watch for staff members directing traffic, and asking you to stop or move forward.
Please display the car tag with your student(s) names in your front windshield.
A staff member will ask you/motion you to please open your trunk.
Personal items that have been at school will be bagged up and will be placed in trunks/hatch of the vehicle by staff. These personal items may include all locker contents, any personal contents left in desks, and student work.
Staff will remove district-owned items from your trunk. (library books and Chromebooks)
Once this is complete, the staff member will close your trunk or ask you to activate your trunk closing.
The nurse will put your child's medicine in the trunk if your child has medicine with her in the clinic.
When the materials exchange is completed, a staff member will let you know you are finished, and you are good to go!
PICK UP SCHEDULE:
Staff Members will be in the FRONT DRIVE from 9:00-3:00
Wednesday, May 20th- 9:00 - 10:00 Fifth Grade
Wednesday, May 20th - 10:00 -11:00 Fourth Grade
Wednesday, May 20th - 11:00- 12:00 Third Grade
Wednesday, May 20th - 12:00-1:00 Second Grade
Wednesday, May 20th - 1:00-2:00 First Grade
Wednesday, May 20th - 2:00-3:00 Kindergarten
Medications at school
Medications that have not been picked up from the school before the end of the school year will be destroyed. If due to certain reason a parent can't come on May 20th to pick up student's medicine, parent can email the nurse at Lee.Yap@pisd.Eduto arrange a different date to pick up medicine before May 20.
Calling all Continental Math League (CML) participants!
The CML organization has extended the deadline for submitting scores.
That means we get to hold our last meet. This math competition is for grades 2-5. All students in those grades were given the opportunity to compete in the previous meets we've had this year, held during school in the classrooms.
This final meet will be held on Zoom and answers will be submitted via Google form.
If your student wishes to participate and collect points toward the final score, please register using the form at this link: www.tinyurl.com/CMLhusky
The deadline for registering for the meet is Monday 5/18 at 12:00 noon. At that time I will send out instructions to the email address submitted on the form. If you have any questions please email me at email@example.com
The meet schedule will be:
2nd grade = Mon 5/18 @ 5:30PM
3rd grade = Mon 5/18 @ 6:30PM
4th grade = Tue 5/19 @ 5:30PM
5th grade = Tue 5/19 @ 6:30PM
Thank you for your help in rounding up all the library books.
Not Returning in the Fall?
However, if you know you will not be returning to Harrington because you are moving soon, please complete this Google form or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate this help as we plan for the next school year.
KDEN Mobile Broadcast
We have volunteers for all of the KDEN Broadcast through the end of the school year.
Watch the daily broadcast or catch up on one you missed on the KDEN Mobile Website.
Plano ISD is committed to providing and supporting continuity in learning for all of our students. This website is organized by grade level and subject area and provides online resources, as well as suggested off-line activities to support student learning from home.
The resources provided on this website are to help engage students in continued learning but will not be submitted to teachers for assignments or for feedback.
Teachers will continue to communicate with you and your student regarding course specific information and learning opportunities.
2019-2020 Yearbooks Still Available!
earbook sales have reopened while supplies last! The yearbooks are hardcover with full color throughout and packed with beautiful pictures. The cost is currently $25.
To purchase a yearbook, you must create a login at Pictavo Community.
Shout-outs (recognition ads) and business ads are no longer available.