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Bond Election results:
Proposition A: 51.81 percent voting “for”
Voter Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE)
VOTES FOR: 59,709
VOTES AGAINST: 55,548
The net revenue generated by Plano ISD will be approximately $9 million annually.
Proposition B: 55.98 percent voting “for”
School Renovations & Safety
VOTES FOR: 64,911
VOTES AGAINST: 51,037
$1,172,976,000 for a new CTE Center, a replacement school for Haggard Middle School, a major renovation at Plano Senior High School, safety and security upgrades across the district, new playgrounds and renovations at many campuses.
Proposition C: 56.00 percent voting “for”
VOTES FOR: 64,654
VOTES AGAINST: 50,793
$173,450,000 for technology device replacements, classroom technology upgrades and more.
Proposition D: 48.54 percent voting “for”
VOTES FOR: 55,953
VOTES AGAINST: 59,307
$130,000,000 for a multi-use and flexible event space.
Proposition E: 44.96 percent voting “for”
Safety & Maintenance at Stadiums
VOTES FOR: 51,740
VOTES AGAINST: 63,339
$19,212,000 for turf replacement, new security lighting, parking lot resurfacing and restroom updates.
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Diversity Leadership Award
The Diversity Advisory Committee proudly announces its 22nd Annual Plano ISD Dr. Myrtle Hightower Diversity Leadership Award. The individual and group winners will be recognized at the Plano ISD Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration that will be held on January 19, 2023.
Please nominate an individual or group whose program or initiative has proven to promote diversity through stronger relationships, improved communications, and enhanced understanding within Plano ISD or the broader community within the past year.
Key Components of the Diversity Leadership Award include:
▪ Promoting Diversity in the district and/or community
▪ Embracing Diversity in the district and/or community
▪ Educating the district and or community about Diversity
Categories may include:
▪ Student or Student Group*
▪ PISD Individual or Group
▪ PISD Community Individual or Group
*Students may also nominate themselves.
The Department of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion would like to thank our PISD Veterans who have defended our country and people of all backgrounds, beliefs, gender, races, and creeds. We all can live the American Dream thanks to these brave men and women. They protect and defend our country and allow us to live our lives with the freedoms we all expect, enjoy, and all too often take for granted. We want to express our extreme gratitude to those who have served and are currently serving in the armed forces. We honor your patriotism and spirit.
As part of a partnership agreement with the Heritage Farmstead Museum, Plano ISD elementary and early childhood school students and staff will receive a free ticket to the Lights on the Farm event sponsored by the City of Plano.
The event runs from November 25 through December 30. Watch for your child’s complimentary ticket coming from their campus.
MLK 2022-2023 Art Contest Now Open: Believe in the Dream
For more information, open and print the following contest rules and instructions linked below.
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