East News Flash

October 5, 2018

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This East News Flash includes the following information:

  1. Student Holiday
  2. Parent Teacher Conferences
  3. PSAT/Cogat testing
  4. Handbook Statement
  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

Student Holiday: Parents and students please be aware that there is no school on Monday, October 8th.

Parent Teacher Conferences: Tuesday, October 9th is our parent/teacher conference day. Students have a holiday while teachers conduct conferences. Teachers set up their own parent conferences and maintain busy schedules on this day. If you did not get contacted by your child’s teachers and wish a teacher conference, please feel free to reach out to your child’s teachers to schedule a conference.

PSAT/ Cogat testing: On October 10th, we will be testing on campus. Our 9th graders will be taking a Cogat test. All 10th graders and 11th graders that have registered will be taking the PSAT test. All other students will report to class as usual.

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:


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/.

Please remember to donate your gently used clothing and shoes to the World Wear Project. World Wear Project provides gently worn clothing and shoes available to people domestically and internationally who cannot afford new clothing. Our partnership raises funds to support PTSA. The blue bin is located in the front parking at Plano East.

Pink Out Shirts on Sale Friday, 10/12 and 10/19 during A and B lunch in the cafeteria $15 long sleeve and $13 short sleeve. Show your Panther Spirit.

Booster Club News

Plano East Swim Team Fundraiser - Come out and Support the EAST Swim Team Booster Club on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 5:00pm-8:00pm and every 2nd Wednesday of the month at SONIC (FM 544 and Murphy Rd, Murphy, TX). The only requirement is that you be there between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. Please spread the word and come share a meal with us.
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