Wildcat Weekly

February 27, 2019

Happy Birthday!

















Faculty Meeting

We will have a Faculty Meeting in C111 during the two lunches next Wednesday, March 6. Please plan to attend. Thanks.

Congratulations to Brian Coatney

For the past two years Brian has served as the State Orchestra Division vice President of TMEA, Texas Music Educators Association, a professional organization of over 10,000 members.

This year Brian was elected PRESIDENT-ELECT of the organization! It is actually a three-year term going from president-elect to president to past president!

We are incredibly proud of Brian and his representation of Plano Senior High amongst his peers. He is respected and honored across the state!

Congratulations to Rodney Belcher

Following the girls' basketball state championship last spring, Rodney was selected Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Coach of the Year.

This weekend he will be back at that state tournament to be recognized for that award AND for being named NATIONAL COACH of the YEAR!

Congratulations, Rodney.

From the Registrar


The 3rd 9 week grading period will end Friday, March 8th – right before Spring Break.

Your grades will not be picked up until Wednesday MARCH 20th

Report cards will be in 2nd period teachers’ mailboxes on Friday the 22nd.

Two items of note:

a. Incompletes from the first semester should be cleared by now. I have sent emails to all teachers with outstanding “I” grades. If you have not responded please do so now. If you aren’t sure, please contact me and I’ll check the status.

b. The Final Class rank and GPA for Seniors will be run at the beginning of April so please encourage any seniors with Incompletes from 3rd 9 weeks (or before) to complete their work asap.


Please be in your doorway between classes and doing a quick walk in your area during your conference period.

Please remember to have students turn in their phones before taking a bathroom pass.

Thank you.

State-Mandated Student and Staff Surveys

As part of the State required School Safety Audits, we are obligated to conduct student and staff surveys relating to school safety issues. Please have your 2nd period students complete their survey in your class.

Students and staff should complete their surveys by no later than close of business on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Below are the links which students and staff can use to access their surveys. The Student Surveys are anonymous except for the campus and grade information questions. The Staff Surveys are anonymous except for the campus information question. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shawn Fullager or Joseph Parks.

Student Survey Link – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HJM8FTT

Staff Survey Link - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HJFY7VQ

Exemption/Waiver Guidelines 2019

Please remember to post this year's exemption/waiver guidelines in your room. They were sent to you in last week's Wildcat Weekly email.

Important Dates

2/28 -- Plano's Got Talent

2/28-3/1 -- Orchestra UIL Contest

3/1-3 -- Spanish Competition: Pan American Student Forum, San Antonio

3/2 -- Jazz Invitational

3/4-7 -- TELPAS Reading and Listening

3/6-10 -- State Academic Decathlon, San Antonio

3/7 -- Orchestra Spring Trip to Orlando

3/8 -- End of 3rd grading period

3/15-16 -- Robotics hosts First in Texas competition in our gym

3/22-23 -- Robotics to Greenville District Competition

4/3 -- Dance Class Showcase, 7 p.m., theatre

4/4-7 -- Band Spring Trip to Corpus

4/6-9 -- Choir Spring Trip to New Orleans

4/26-27 -- State VASE, San Marcos

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Professional Learning

I. Campus and Personal Trade Hours: Do you have your hours???

Time to take a pulse check! Wondering how many hours you have logged as campus and personal trade hours? Just email Coryn and she’ll tell you!

II. There are still opportunities to sign up for Wellness PD. Here is the form to sign. We have adjusted the form so that you can sign up for multiple activities/dates at once. Hope you'll participate in these great activities designed to encourage a little self care!

III. Here are the dates when we will have campus pdh. These will also be in the lecture hall from 7:45-8:30, 3:30-4:15, and 4:30-5:15 each day.

3/21/19 Grading Tips sharing/Coryn

4/25/19 TBD

5/16/19 Collaborative teaming (progress assessment and planning)/Ashley Helms (afternoon times in C111)

These DO count toward your flex/trade hours.

IV. Campus Restorative Team

The SEL / Restorative Practices team has been working to put together several sessions of Professional Development for you to attend.

Most of the sessions are available to earn PD credit towards your required number of hours.

Our first session is this coming Thursday (2/21). We are offering a variety of times for the session throughout the day.

Click the link below to register for the date, time, and room you are interested in. You may sign up for one each month or just select the one(s) that interest you.


We look forward to sharing these strands with you this spring semester.

IV. Our district Social Emotional Learning/Restorative Practices training sessions are now open for enrollment in MyLearning Plan. Please share with your staff members as you see fit.

March 20 --4:00-6:00- -Respect/Relationship Agreements-Bird Center-Building A

April 17 --3:30-5:30- Adult SEL Competence and Wellness- Bird Center-Building A



  • LADY WILDCATS WON vs McKinney last night!

  • WILDCATS vs Plano East at Clark Stadium, Fri. Mar. 1st. JV plays at 5:45pm and Varsity plays at 7:30pm.

  • LADY WILDCATS vs Plano East at Kimbrough Stadium, Fri. Mar. 1st. JV plays at 5:45pm and Varsity plays at 7:30pm.


  • VARSITY LADY WILDCATS vs. Richland, Fri. Mar. 1st. Time is 6:00pm.


  • VARSITY WILDCATS at Tyde Tournament, Thu. Feb. 28th thru Sat. Mar. 2nd.

Thu. Feb. 28th vs. Arlington at Arlington High School at 11:00am.

Thu. Feb. 28th vs. Conroe Oakridge at Arlington High School at 1:30pm

Fri. Mar. 1st vs. Mansfield at Mansfield High School at 11:00am.

Fri. Mar. 1st vs. Ennis at Mansfield High School at 1:30pm.

Sat. Mar. 2nd vs. Lubbock Coronado at Mansfield High School at 10:00am.

  • JV WILDCATS at Heath JV Tournament, Thu. Feb. 28th thru Sat. Mar. 2nd. Place and Time TBA.

  • VARSITY WILDCATS at Frisco Tournament, Thu. Mar. 7th thru Sat. Mar. 9th.

Thu. Mar. 7th vs. Braswell at Lebanon Trail High School at 9:00am.

Thu. Mar. 7th vs. Midway at Lone Star High School at 3:00pm

Fri. Mar. 8th vs. Lebanon Trail at Dr. Pepper Ballpark at 12:00pm.

Fri. Mar. 8th vs. Independence at Dr. Pepper Ballpark at 3:00pm.

Sat. Mar. 9th vs. Newman Smith at Lone Star High School at 12:00pm.

Sat. Mar. 9th vs. Little Elm at Lone Star High School at 3:00pm.

  • JV WILDCATS at McKinney North (DH), Fri. Mar. 8th at PSHS. Time is 4:30pm and 7:00pm.


  • WILDCATS at Ron McNeil Invitational, Sat. Mar. 2nd at Kimbrough Stadium in Murphy.

  • WILDCATS at Dan Christie Relays,Fri. Mar. 8th at Prosper High School in Prosper.


  • JV GIRLS and BOYS at Twin Creeks, Wed. Feb. 27th in Allen.

  • VARSITY GIRLS at Regional Preview - Cottonwood Creek, Fri. Mar. 1st and Sat. Mar. 2nd in Waco.

  • VARSITY BOYS at Prosper Tournament - Gentle Creek, Mon. Mar. 4th in Prosper.

  • JV GIRLS and BOYS at Watters Creek JV Tournament, Wed.Mar. 6th in Plano.


  • WILDCATS vs. Texoma, Tue. Mar. 5th at PSHS. Time is 7:45pm.