Boggess News

Shurandia Holden, Principal

From the Desk of Shurandia Holden

Hello Boggess Bengals,

The campus will be closed to all visitors and volunteers on STAAR testing days:

May 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18. Visitors are allowed on May 12-13 and May 19-20 with principal approval


Kindergarten was visited this week by Outdoor Learning Center staff with some animals they might see in their neighborhood. Students were shown a soft shell turtle, a box turtle, a rabbit and rats. The OLC teacher was very impressed with the questions and observations that our kindergarten students made during the presentation.


Field Day was a roaring success. Students, staff and parents had a great time. A huge thank you to everyone who volunteered to help out. A special thank you to Mrs. Shannon Cox for coordinating everything. Please look for pictures in our next edition of the ENews.


2nd grade had fun making and forming their salt dough maps as they reinforced their lessons on continents and landforms. See the pictures below.


We strive to create classes that provide the best learning opportunity for each Boggess student. Your child’s current grade level teachers, with campus specialist staff (Instructional Specialist, PACE, ESL, Special Education, Counselors) work with me to place each student in a group and with a teacher. I appreciate your trust that we have each student’s best interest in mind as we carefully place children. If your child has a specific need that we may not be aware of, you may provide a written (e-mail) request for a teaching style for your child. I ask that parents not request a specific teacher, as staff may change this summer. Requests for specific teachers will not be honored. If you choose to request a specific teaching style (most parents will not need to do this) please have your e-mail to me by May 18th.


Touching hearts and minds,

Shurandia Holden

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Outdoor Learning Center Animals Visit Kindergarten

Returning next year? Moving? Let us know!


In order to help campus staff appropriately and schedule classes for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year, families are asked to complete an Intent to Return form online. Please complete the form as soon as possible since planning for the upcoming school year is already underway. If your family does not plan to return, families are asked to notify us as well since that information also helps with planning.

Thank you for your assistance in helping schools with planning for the upcoming school year.

Counseling Survey

This year, the PISD counseling department is wanting to gain insight and information from parents regarding their school's counseling program. Please use the link in the image below to complete this anonymous needs assessment survey by April 15th! It will be very helpful in planning for next year!

PTA Newsletter

Click here for information on PTA Programs and events. Order your school supplies for next year, information in the Post.

WatchD.O.G.S. Sign ups are live on Voly

See the information above for completing your volunteer application.
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New Student Enrollment Information for 2022-2023 School Year


Online registration for new students to Plano ISDis open. Registration is for the 2022-2023 school year and is for all grade levels, except preK, which begins registration on April 4.

· New Student Enrollment (kindergarten-12th grade): Now Enrolling

· Head Start RoundUp: Now Enrolling

· PreK enrollment: Begins on April 4, 2022

Head Start: Appointment-only visits will be available from March 23-27. Head Start is located at 1600 Rigsbee Drive in Plano, TX 75074.

To register or for more information about Plano ISD enrollment, visit www.pisd.edu/enrollment.

Students currently in the district should not enroll. Annual registration occurs in the summer through Parent Portal.

Head Start Registration

ENGLISH:

Head Start is a federally funded program for Plano ISD children who are 3 or 4 years old by September 1 and whose families meet low-income guidelines. To assist families who might have questions about eligibility, Head Start is holding a round up event on March 21 from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and on March 22 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Appointment-only visits will be available from March 23-27. Head Start is located at 1600 Rigsbee Drive in Plano, TX 75074. View this flyer for more information.

SPANISH:

Head Start es un programa financiado por el gobierno federal para niños del Distrito Escolar de Plano que tienen antes del primero de septiembre 3 o 4 años y cuyas familias cumplen con el requisito de bajos ingresos. Head Start llevará a cabo un evento de registro los dias 21 y 22 de marzo. El 21 de marzo comenzara a las 8:30 a.m. hasta el mediodía y de 4:00 p.m. a 7:00 p.m. y el 22 de marzo comenzara a las 8:30 a.m. hasta el mediodía; estaremos ayudando a las familias con todas las preguntas sobre este proceso. Las visitas solo con cita estarán disponibles del 23 al 27 de marzo. Head Start está ubicado en 1600 Rigsbee Drive en Plano, TX 75074. Vea este folleto para obtener más información.

Yearbooks! Yearbooks! Yearbooks!

Hey Bengals get your 2021-2022 Yearbook!

Don’t miss out on the fun memories! Pre-order Here:

https://boggesspta.membershiptoolkit.com/packet/42518

Volunteer!

Volunteer Opportunities are being posted on Voly. To volunteer, fill out your volunteer application, complete your orientation, then select an opportunity on Voly to help out at Boggess.

Approved volunteers are able to sign up for volunteer opportunities directly through the VOLY platform at plano.voly.org. Volunteers should be sure to select Boggess on their application in order to be eligible for volunteer opportunities. School selections can also be changed by the volunteer by logging into their account at any time.

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If your child is going to be late, absent, or out of town please call the main school phone

469-752-4000 and choose option #3. (Remember to send a doctor’s note when you child is late because of an appointment.) It’s important that we know this information before the day begins, so we can locate missing children as soon as possible. The safety of the children is our utmost priority!

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Dear Plano ISD Students and Parents,

Plano ISD’s Exploring Pathways to College and Careers web page launched and offers an overview and videos of the wide variety of opportunities for students to meet College and Career readiness standards that enable them to be future-ready citizens and leaders in the global workforce. The videos include Career and Technical Education Programs of Study options that can assist students in planning their four-year plan. Visit the site at www.pisd.edu/exploringpathways.

Thank you,

The Plano ISD Advanced Academics/College, Career and Military Readiness Team

Parent Education & Engagement Program “Lunch and Learn” Sessions for Parents

The Parent Education & Engagement Program (PEEP) will host 30-minute ”Lunch and Learn” parent sessions for Plano ISD families on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. on Facebook Live.Please log on this Tuesday and Thursday to join Plano ISD Parent Educators and other parents to explore evidence-based, positive parenting strategies as a community.

For more information about the Plano ISD Parent Education & Engagement Program, please visit the PISD PEEP webpage, PEEP Facebook page or contact Sharon Bradley.

Classes can be found HERE. Click on the month at the top of the page.

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Special Education Lunch and Learn

The special education department will continue to offer Lunch and Learn sessions for parents this school year. Please help us share these opportunities with families who have children receiving special education services. Our first session will be held on October 19th at 12:15 and information can be found through this link: Lunch and Learn "Social Skills 24/7". The virtual session is being provided by Partners Resource Network and will provide families with strategies for teaching social skills in the home. Parents can register using the link provided.

PISD.EDU

Check out the PISD website for the most current information around the district.

Stay connected!

I invite you to stay involved and informed. Below are several ways to stay connected:



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I strongly encourage all families to join PTA. Our PTA has a strong partnership with our school that benefits every child! The programs, volunteer support, family events and financial support are part of what makes Boggess great.


Thank you for sharing your child with us!

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