Mendenhall Elementary School eNews

February 4, 2016

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School Board Calls May 7 Bond Election

At their February 2 meeting, the Plano ISD Board of Trustees agreed to include a bond proposal on Collin County's May 7 ballot. Collin County voters residing within the Plano ISD attendance zone will be asked to consider a single proposition to provide $481 million toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate.

Get educated! Read more about the bond here:

Love Where You Live Parade

Love Where You Live Neighborhood Parade will take place on Saturday, February 6th from 10:00am - 11:00am starting from Mendenhall Elementary. Join Love Where You Live as the walk through the neighborhood encouraging residents to Love Where They Live! Help hand out program information, greet residents, and have lots of fun. Bring noise makers, bikes, and a smile. Leashed pets allowed. For more information, contact a Neighborhood Planner at 972-208-8150.

School Counseling Week

Next week is National School Counselor's Week and we want to show appreciate to our two wonderful counselors, Mrs. Asel and Mrs. Jackson, for making a difference in the lives of our students, staff, and families. Encourage your students to draw a picture or write a letter to show appreciation and thanks to our counselors for all they do!

Box Tops

Our Mendenhall PTA is collecting box tops. This is a fast and easy way to make money for our school. Please cut out the box tops from the packaging of foods or items that you purchase and send them to school with your child. Our teachers will be happy to collect these for each grade level. The more we collect, the more we earn. Send your box tops in today!!

Parent Portal

The Plano ISD Parent Portal is your key to staying connected and up-to-date on your child's progress. On Parent Portal, you can:

  • View your child's grades and attendance
  • Update your Emergency Form - phone numbers and emergency contacts
  • Get a copy of your child's immunizations

Go to:

Click on: myPISD Parent Portal (on the right side of the screen under Popular Links)

You will need your email address and password you created at the Parent Information Fair.

Plano ISD's Mobile Computer Lab

Plano ISD's Mobile Computer Lab is a complimentary service available for the use of all parents of students who attend Plano ISD. Below are schedules of where the Mobile Computer Lab will be located in January and February. You are welcome to visit the lab at any of the locations and/or times. The Mobile Lab offers many great trainings and classes to assist Plano ISD parents.
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Be a Mendenhall Volunteer

Volunteer applications must be completed annually for anyone interested in volunteering in their child's classroom, going on field trips, participating in Field Day, or in numerous other capacities throughout the school year. Complete your volunteer application form today! Please click here: Volunteer Application Form