We are 'All-In' this Together at Mathews!

And in a blink we say goodbye to our first semester of 2019-2020, as well as to 2019!

We look forward with anticipation to the upcoming year, the upcoming decade!

May we have 2020 vision as we look to the new year! (Pun alert!)

We wish all our Mathews Mavs a happy and safe winter break filled with laughter and joy (and maybe a good book or two!)

Mathews staff returns on Monday, January 6. But don't let those cars fool you!

We reopen for our students on Tuesday, January 7 bright and early at 7:00 a.m.

Below is lots of information to enjoy. Included is our recently approved calendar for the

2020-2021 school year. Please note our new start time. 7:40 a.m (2020-2021). This is five minutes earlier than this year. We will continue to open our school at 7:00 a.m.

So, 2019 is a 'wrap'. Thank you for making it special.

And yes, we are looking forward to Tuesday, January 7!

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A heartfelt thank you to our PTA and our Mathews families that go beyond, time and time again to support our teachers and staff as well as our students to make Mathews, well. Mathews!

From the gift card trees, to the wonderful meals, to the personal size hand sanitizers, (Tis the season for those!) your kindness is genuinely appreciated.

Thank you for our winter break parties that brought excitement and joy to our students as we wrap up our first semester and all leave to celebrate time with family and friends.

We look forward to seeing your children back January 7 and continuing to work with you together because at Mathew, we are "All-In" this together.

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College and Career Week Coming Soon!

We Need YOU for College & Career Week!

College and Career Week January 13-17

Click on the button to learn all about College and Career Week at Mathews from our counselor, Mrs. Toler. Information on how you can volunteer to support our College and Career Week is also included. Click the button!

Congratulations Mrs. Hagen!

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Mathews 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year!

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If you are interested or know someone who might want to be our Crossing Guard, please share this information. We need to keep our darlings safe crossing the street! Thank you!

Around the World in One Night


We are excited to announce our first Mathews Celebration of Our Cultures. It will be on Thursday, February 27. Please click the link to volunteer for this evening. For more information, please email:

One School...Many Nations!

Travel the World in 90 Minutes!

Around the world in one night. One school, many cultures!

Come join the Mathews Elementary community as we celebrate our many cultures and diversity in a night of food, music, fun, and family on Thursday, February 27th. We will need many families to volunteer to showcase their country or culture in order to provide a great learning opportunity for the entire Mathews community! What a great opportunity for a beautiful tradition at Mathews!

2020-2021 PISD Academic Calendar

7:40 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. (Doors open at 7:00)

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Dates to Remember

2020: Here We Go! Changes and updates will certainly occur. We promise to keep this updated to keep you informed.


Tuesday, January 7"

Schools back in session!

Monday, January 13

3:00 Site Based Improvement Committee Meeting in Library

Committee members only.

Thursday, January 16

Science Fair

Friday, January 17

PTA General Assembly Meeting at 7:45-Cafeteria

Science Fair Assembly in the Gym following PTA meeting

Monday, January 20

Martin Luther King Day: No school.

February 10-14

Friendship Week

Thursday, February 13

First Grade Field Trip to Outdoor Learning Center

February 13-February 25

PTA Online Auction

Friday, February 14

Bluebonnet Reception (by invitation)

Friendship Parties K-2 12:30-1:30

Friendship Parties 3-5 1:30-2:30

Monday, February 17

Presidents Day: Student Holiday

Thursday, February 27

PTA Multicultural Night

Thursday, March 5

Open House 6:15-7:00

Music Program 6:00-6:30

Grade 3: Space Odyssey

March 7 through March 15

Spring Break

Wednesday, March 18

Grade 4 to Plano Symphony

Friday, March 27

PTA Morning Assembly

March 30 - April 3

Spring Book Fair

Thursday, April 2

Family Night at the Book Fair

Grade 2 Music Program

'Folk Song Friends'

Tuesday, April 7

5th grade STAAR Math

4th grade STAAR Writing

Wednesday, April 8

5th grade STAAR Reading

Friday, April 10

Tentative School Holiday (Bad Weather Make-Up Day)

Monday, April 13

Student Holiday

Friday, April 17

Texas Day: Grade 4

Immigration Day: Grade 5

Wednesday, April 22

General PTA Meeting

Friday, April 24

Kindergarten: Earth Day Picnic

5th Grade Soccer Tournament

Thursday, May 7

4th grade Music Connection Concert

6:00 p.m.

Monday, May 11

SBIC Meeting #3 Library at 3:15

(Committee Members attend.)

Tuesday, May 12

STAAR Math Gr 3, 4

Wednesday, May 13

STAAR Reading Gr 3, 4

Thursday, May 14:

STAAR Science Gr. 5

Friday, May 15:

PTA Carnival

Tuesday, May 19

Kinder Bike Rodeo

Thursday, May 21

EOY Parties

K, 1, 2: 12:30-1:30

3, 4, 5: 1:30-2:30

Friday, May 22 Last Day of School

1/2 Day: Early Dismissal

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Library News from Mrs. Noble

Click the button to Mrs. Noble's library updates and news!

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News from Nurse Laura

Please click the button for Nurse Laura's newsletter!

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Mathews’ Student Council Trex Recycling Challenge

Starting November 1:

From November 1st – April 15th, Mathews’ Student Council will be hosting a plastics recycling challenge to promote environmental awareness. Please bring in clean, dry, and free of food residue plastics. Thank you for your participation and help!

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World Wear Donation Box at Mathews

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Lunch at Mathews

You are welcome to join your child for breakfast or lunch at Mathews. Please click the button for more information.

Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Breakfast Menu

Please click on the button to review the breakfast menu. Parents you are welcome to join your children for breakfast at Mathews! Breakfast is served from 7:00-7:30 each morning.

Lunch Menu

Mathews Lunch Menu. When you click the link, you can click the 'X' in the top right corner to create a profile. The box will disappear and you can see the menu behind it.




Click the button to have contact information at your fingertips! This information is also available on our Mathews website too! Reach out whenever we can help.

Volunteer Background Checks for 2019-2020

To volunteer you are required to complete an annual background check. Request for background checks for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on July 1, 2019. Click the button above to complete your request for your 19-20 Volunteer Background Check.

Mathews PTA Membership Toolkit

Where to go to find out more about our fabulous Mathews PTA and upcoming events. Check out our PTA website at (Or click the link above!)

PASAR After School Care

PASAR is Plano ISD's after-school care program for students in grades Pre-K through grade 5, located on all elementary campuses, including Head Start. Click on the button above for more information regarding PASAR.


PISD offers an online payment system for meals, Gr 5 Camp and PASAR. Parents can set up automatic payment plans, view account balances and history, receive automatic notification on balance status & more! Click the button above for PayPAMS.


Plano ISD AP

Did you know that Plano ISD has an app for smartphones?

On the app you can:

  • View student grades and attendance
  • Access school and staff info
  • View news stories
  • Receive important alert
  • View calendar info
  • Access PISD's tipline

More information can be found at:

Visit the Google Play or Apple App Store to download it today!



Attendance Laws Regarding Absences and Tardies

Please click the button to review state laws regarding attendance including excused and unexcused absences as well as tardies. We want to welcome your child to school each morning on time for a great day of learning! Thank you for your support.

2019-20 Plano ISD Student Parent Policy Guide

This will take you straight to our district's Student Parent Policy Guide.


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