PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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Monday, November 30, 2015

* * PSHS PTSA (PARENT, TEACHER, STUDENT ASSOCIATION) * *


  • Parents, you won’t want to miss this! On Tuesday, 12/1, there will be a PTSA meeting in the cafeteria at 6:00 that includes scholarship drawings for seniors who have been PTSA members for both years. Students do not have to be present to win. Attendees will have the chance to win gift certificates from C2Education and The Plano Dentist. Immediately following the meeting, there will be a college Financial Aid presentation by the Counseling Office at 6:30. We hope to see you there!


  • Volunteers are needed to help read final exams to students with learning disabilities on December 15-18. After you sign up, you will be contacted with details, including shift options.


https://planoptsa.membershiptoolkit.com/volunteer


  • Drop off canned food, pasta, cereal, rice, beans, or peanut butter through 12/2 for the Plano Santas! Collection boxes are in the main office, cafeteria, and 4th period classrooms.


  • Need holiday gift ideas for your Wildcat? Check out these spirit items!
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  • Register now to take a practice college test at PSHS on Saturday, 1/30. This is a good opportunity to become familiar with an exam before taking an official one.


https://planoptsa.membershiptoolkit.com/Princeton_Review_Practice_Exams

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  • Remember to start your amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com and select ‘Plano Senior High School PTSA’ as your charitable organization. Amazon will donate 0.5% of each purchase to PSHS PTSA.

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  • There is still time left to nominate a deserving PSHS faculty member or parent for a PTSA Life Membership Award! The honorees receive free state PTA dues for life and are honored at the PISD Lifetime Award banquet in February. Just email the form at this link to Jill Radasch (planoptsamembership@gmail.com) or leave it for her in the main office by 12/11 at 8 am. Form: https://planoptsa.membershiptoolkit.com/membership
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  • Many online shopping websites will make a donation to Texas PTA when you start at this link.


http://www.giveasyouget.com/charity/texas-pta/

The program is called ‘Give as you Get’, and the stores include Best Buy, Brookstone, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target, and many more.


  • Stop by Barnes and Noble at Park/Preston through December 31 and mention ‘Guinn SPC’. A portion of the proceeds will be used for book donations to the PISD Guinn Special Programs Center for at-risk students.
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CALLING ALL CATS

A special evening is coming up for all 8th and 10th grade students, parents, and current students at Plano Senior High School….CALLING ALL CATS, Thurs., Jan. 14, 2016, 6:30 – 8 pm! Please plan to attend this informational evening and learn all about the wonderful opportunities at Plano Senior High School. You’ll be able to purchase spirit wear and visit with incredible senior high teachers regarding course study, learn about all of our award-winning performance art and visual arts programs, and become familiar with all the fabulous coaches for all Wildcat sports. The entire campus will be open for you to visit.

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PLANO BASEBALL BOOSTER CLUB

Update from Plano Baseball Booster Club

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:


  • Holiday Poinsettia sale – Orders due by December 1. Flowers will be delivered on Friday, December 4. The order form is on the website. Return forms to Deanna Maas, 7304 Lavery Dr., Plano, TX. You can email question to deannamaas1@gmail.com.


For more information about Plano Wildcats Baseball


Email: planowildcatsbaseball@verizon.net


Website: www.planowildcatsbaseball.com


Facebook: www.facebook.com/planowildcatsbaseball


Twitter: @PSHSWildcatsBas

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DEAF ED FUNDRAISER AT SCOTTY P’S

PLEASE eat at Scotty P’s on Thursday, Dec. 3rd between the hours of 11am – 8:30pm at Custer & Parker in Plano! Before ordering, notify the Scotty P’s front counter staff that you are supporting Plano Regional day School Program and they will donate 15% of all purchases made to the organization! Thank you!
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QUARTERBACK CLUB SPIRITWEAR SALE

The Plano Football QB Club is having a spirit wear sale. Everything is marked down! Go to www.planowildcatqbclub.com to start shopping!

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ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN – WORLD WEAR PROJECT: RECYCLING SHOES AND CLOTHING NEVER MADE MORE CENTS!

Be a part of diverting thousands of pounds of shoes and clothing from local landfills by filling our shoe and clothing donation bin with your gently used: shoes, clothes, purses, belts, wallets, hats, caps, backpacks, hard toys, stuffed animals, pots and pans. For every pound donated from you, our fashion students receive $0.15. Our bin is conveniently located in the East parking lot by the gym in handicap parking.

The benefit to you? Neater closets, drawers, toy boxes, and kitchens, and the knowledge that less textile waste will end up in our local landfills. Thank you from Advanced Fashion Design students!

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OTHER WAYS TO STAY CONNECTED

* Please follow us on Twitter @PSHSWildcats

* PSHS website at http://k-12.pisd.edu/schools/pshs/

* PSHS PTSA (Parent, Teacher, Student Assoc.) website http://www.planoseniorptsa.org/

* PISD (Plano Independent School District) website at http://pisd.edu/

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