Eagle Update

PHS Parent Bulletin--COVID-19 School Closure, May 2020

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PHS Mission & Vision

Mission: We will ENSURE all students learn at high levels for success in their future, whether that includes college, vocational or trade school, military service, or the work force.


Vision: To be a campus of EXPERT educators that work together to positively impact individual lives and improve our community by having 100% of our students graduate high school with a written actionable post-secondary plan.

Principal's Message

Hello, again, PHS Parents! I hope you and your family members are staying safe and healthy. It is hard to believe we are already in May and beginning the process of bringing this school year to an end. On behalf of the high school staff, please accept our sincere praise and thankfulness for the work you are doing to ensure your child continues to learn at home. We recognize how challenging and stressful this time of distance learning has been for many families and we want you to know that you are doing a GREAT job as parents! Thank you for being such excellent education partners with us.


This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and we have incredible teachers and educators of various titles at Pleasanton High School. I ask you to take a minute to complete a positive note for one or more PHS staff members who you appreciate. Teachers are also struggling during this time of distance learning because they miss the day to day connections with your children. Please lift their spirits by giving them a shout out.


Please know we want to do everything we can to ease any stress you are feeling related to school work at home and help find solutions to any barriers our students are encountering. I am including new links to resources as well as some important reminders about distance learning expectations for Pleasanton High School students.


Here are our two goals for the last few weeks of distance learning with your student:


  1. Our primary goal is to keep all students engaged in learning so they can receive credit for their classes this spring semester. Nearly every student is comfortable with the technology we have been using. If your student has not been able to access Google Classroom or you are having difficulty getting them to complete work please call or email us. I'm including the best contact information for administrators and counselors below.
  2. Our second goal is to end the school year as normally as possible by celebrating achievements, returning personal items to students, and collecting items from students. We will still recognize academic achievements this school year by presenting Academic Awards virtually in the last two weeks of school and holding the 2020 PHS Graduation ceremony. Also, teachers are beginning to pack up classrooms for the end of the year and will be delivering student items to the front office for pick up. Lastly, our front office will also serve as a location to return items to the school such as library books, calculators, textbooks and other classroom resources checked out to students.


Please share with your student that we still miss them like crazy and can't wait to see them again. Daily, students and their families continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. Please feel free to contact me directly at my email link below if you have any questions specific to high school, suggestions or words of praise for our staff members! If you have general questions about COVID-19, school provided meals, or school closures please email covid-19@pisd.us . If you need technology assistance please email technology@pisd.us and leave a contact phone number for someone to call you.


Sincerely,

Twila M. Guajardo

Proud Principal

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Positive Note for a PISD Staff Member

Please share your gratitude for our awesome staff members.

Library Books Due Now!!

We currently have 450+ books checked out to students and need help collecting them. Please check with your student to see if they have books from our library to return. Library books are being collected in the high school front office every school day 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:00 p.m.


Thank you for your help!

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TEA Updated Guidance for 2020 Seniors & Graduation FAQs

Senior parents, click here to read about TEA guidance to schools about graduation. The graduation questions are at the bottom of the document.

Senior Yearbook Ads & Yearbook Ordering

Don't miss out!! There is still time to purchase a yearbook and a senior recognition ad in our 2019-2020 yearbook. Go to www.jostens.com before May 20th to order an ad and/or a yearbook. Purchase the ad on-line and then contact Mrs. Arnold to submit your photos.



*Yearbooks will be delivered at the beginning of next school year.

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Visit our PHS Facebook Page

Connect with us on Facebook and help us tell the world about our awesome PHS students and staff members! We are on a mission to give voice to and shine a light on all the positive things that our students and staff members do each day.

PISD Coronavirus Information Website

Please follow this link to access information from PISD about COVID-19.

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