East News Flash

September 26, 2018

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This East News Flash includes the following information:

  1. Handbook Statement
  2. Homecoming Information
  3. The Plano East Fishing Team Tournament
  4. PSAT Registration
  5. Senior Yearbook Memory Ads
  6. Social Emotional Learning Engagement Series
  7. Texas French Symposium
  8. The Great American Rivalry Game
  9. Williams High School Fall Festival


Booster Club News

General Announcements

Handbook Statement:

Parents, a new state law is that each district share this handbook statement below in English and Spanish. This documents detail your rights when it comes to special education services.

English version:


Spanish Version:


Homecoming Information- The Homecoming Dance is on Sept. 29 from 8-11 in the gym. Tickets will be sold A/B lunches on Thursday, 9/27 & Friday 9/28. You must have a current PISD ID & cash only. Tickets are $25 BEFORE the dance or $35 at dance for only current East students with an ID.

Please follow the procedures below if you are bringing a date from another school:

  1. You will need to pick up a NON-PESH guest form from your sub school.

  2. Give form to your guest to take to their school, have it completed by their principal.

  3. PESH student will submit to their sub school along with a copy of guest’s picture ID. PLEASE NOTE: Guest over 21 will not be approved.

  4. Approved or not, student will be notified once form is signed by their principal.
    Requests can take up to two days for processing.

The Plano East Fishing Team will be competing in their 1st tournament under Texas High School Bass Association this Saturday at 7a.m. at Lake Lewisville. Please come out at noon on Saturday to support our fishing team. Weigh in is at 4:30 p.m. Please go to Texas High School Bass Association.com to see our full tournament schedule for the year. You can also watch it LIVE on THSBA.com.

Juniors- PSAT Registration has begun and you can register and pay online thru PayPams on the Parent Portal or you can bring $16 cash or a check made out to PISD to B2-168, come to the window. Please include student name and ID on all checks. Juniors if you registered and paid online, please remember to come by the window outside B2-168 to pick up your study guide booklet for the PSAT. If you are going to pay online please follow these instructions: Go to Parent Portal – Click on your child’s name under the Student Registration Form section – Scroll down to Pay Now – Click on the PSAT line item and checkmark the box “Pay Now” – Complete credit card transaction and print receipt. TEST DATE IS OCTOBER 10TH.

Senior ads for the yearbook are on sale now. Nov. 11 is the deadline. Visit www.jostensadservice.com to create and purchase an ad for your senior. Contact abby.cole@pisd.edu for more information.

Social Emotional Learning Engagement Series
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The Texas French Symposium will take place at Plano East, Friday, March 22nd (after school) and all day and evening Saturday, March 23rd. Stay tuned for more details.

The “Great American Rivalry Game” vs. Plano will take place on October 19.

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Williams High School Fall Festival
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JOIN PTSA- Parents and students are asked to join PTSA. Senior student members will be eligible for PTSA Senior scholarships. Membership is $10 for students and $18 for parents. You can join online at http://www.planoeastptsa.org/.

Homecoming Shirts - New PESH designs for $15. Long sleeve black shirts, long sleeve white shirts, and baseball tees will be sold during A and B lunch periods in the cafeteria on Friday (9/28) and in the gym during the Pep Rally on Friday, 9/28 from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.

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Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night Homecoming Week on Thursday, Sept 27, 2018 from 5 pm - 8pm in Murphy. Before you order, remember to mention that you are supporting PESH PTSA.

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Nothing Bundt Cakes Spirit Week during Homecoming Week from Monday, 9/24 through Friday, 9/28. Show your PESH Spirit!

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Booster Club News

Speech and Debate Spirit Night:
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