Boggess News

Shurandia Holden, Principal

From the Desk of Shurandia Holden


Hello!


It has certainly been an eventful beginning to this year! I want to again thank all of you for your support, patience and understanding as we adjust almost daily to changes. Please know that we are doing all that we can to keep everyone safe and focused on learning. Students began their Beginning of the Year Assessments this week. We will use this data to plan for each student’s individual success.

It has been wonderful visiting classrooms and getting to know our students. It has been amazing watching the growth in our Pre-K students that has occurred in a few days. They are a wonderful addition to Boggess!

I just want to make a few clarifications as to our academic support for students who are not on campus.

Temporary Virtual Option (TVO)

Available Pre-k – 6th grade

Parent led

Asynchronous (No live instruction)

Student work is posted on website for parents to access

Supported by District Curriculum staff

Remote Conferencing (RC)

PreK-12th

For students absent due to Covid/quarantine

Facilitated by PISD teachers, not home campus teacher

Assignments posted on home campus teacher Google classroom

Assigned by campus

Technology:

If you want your child to bring their Chromebook home each night or need a hotspot. please be sure to complete and return the attached form. Chromebooks should come back each day charged and ready for the student to use in class. Form is linked below, please download, complete, sign, and send back to school with your child.

Arrival/Attendance

School begins promptly at 7:40. We expect students to be in their chairs ready to learn. The west side door and gym close at 7:35. Students dropped off after 7:35 must enter through the front entrance. In order to make morning drop off go more smoothly, we are asking the following of parents.


  • Please stay in your car.
  • Please have the student/students exit on the passenger side of the vehicle.
  • Please do not use your cellphone in our school zone.
  • Thank you so much for your cooperation in helping keep our kids safe.



Touching hearts and minds,

Shurandia Holden

PACE Referral (Plano Academic and Creative Education)

Referral deadline for PACE Assessment: September 10, 2021, by 5:00 PM. (Referral packets received after this date will be help for the following academic year.) For additional information, please refer to the Plano ISD PACE Website or contact the PACE teacher, Shawn Flemmer at 469-752-4034 or email her at shawn.flemmer@pisd.edu.

Referral packet: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScFGbN1NfyC_7F4pnl04VQKlSQEL1ua-hA0PTLYlYpkx652jA/viewform?usp=sf_link


PACE stands for Plano Academic and Creative Education and is the cornerstone of the district's gifted and talented education program serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade. PACE is more than a course; it is a motivating and challenging experience that lasts over multiple years of a student's education. The PACE program provides a learning environment that nurtures the unique academic and social-emotional needs of students requiring gifted and talented services.

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:

· Register for our weekly eNews on your child’s parent portal

· Check our Boggess website at www.pisd.edu/boggess

· Follow us on Twitter at @BoggessBengals

· Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BoggessElementary

·

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!

2021-2022 Student Enrollment and Annual Forms


All new student enrollment is completed online at pisd.edu/enrollment


All Students

Emergency Information and Beginning of the Year Documents

Parents are able to complete annual registration forms in Parent Portal

starting on July 21.Please make sure that you have electronically completed your child's 2021-2022 documents. You must register to gain access as a first time user. Your student’s ID number is required for the registration process. If you do not know your student’s ID number, please call Boggess' registrar, Edie DeWoody at 469-752-4000, and she will be happy to assist you.

MyPISD/Parent Portal and directions for its use can be found at https://www.pisd.edu/gradebook

Child safe graphic

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!

Bengal Creed graphic
Parent portal users must use your parent portal login to unsubscribe to eNews: Parent Portal. If you are not a parent of a Plano ISD student or do not have access to parent portal use https://elist.pisd.edu.