Eagle Update

PHS Parent Bulletin--March 2019

PHS Mission

We will ENSURE all students learn at high levels for success in their future, whether that includes college, vocational or trade school, military service, or the work force.

We are midway through the 2nd semester!

Hello, parents! It's March, almost the middle of the 5th six weeks and Spring Break is just around the corner. Teachers continue to plan engaging instruction and learning activities for students to ensure their success--please support your student by making sure they are in attendance each day. Check out the information below regarding our focus on improving attendance rates. Also, our counselors have been very busy doing an amazing job of meeting with each student individually to help them select classes for next school year. You can expect to see a list of course selections by the end of April. Lastly, if you have not done so, please download the new parent communication Sangha app which can be found at the link below.

Here are a few important upcoming dates to remember:

Wednesday-Saturday, March 6th-9th

  • BPA State Competition & Leadership Conference in Dallas

Monday-Friday, March 11th-15th

  • Spring Break

Saturday, March 23rd

  • 2019-2020 Cheer & Mascot Tryouts

Wednesday, March 27th

  • SAT Administration--contact the counseling office to register

Friday, March 29th

  • Student Holiday, Teacher Planning Day

Monday-Friday, April 8th-12th

  • 2019-2020 Pacesetter Tryouts

Tuesday, April 9th

  • English I STAAR EOC Exam

Thursday, April 11th

  • English II STAAR EOC Exam

Friday, April 12th

  • End of 5th Six Weeks

Friday, April 19th

  • No school; Good Friday

Thank you for all you do to support PHS--together we can help every student be fully prepared for life after high school!

Get the new parent communication tool SANGHA here!

Pleasanton ISD is excited to announce that we will be transitioning to a new parent communication app called Sangha. You can download the app for Android or iPhone ( click the name of your device to take you directly to the store to download)
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Attendance Matters: Rewards and Privileges Tied to Student Attendance

Research shows students with a high attendance rate maintain better grades and graduate on time. This is no surprise since students who are absent miss valuable instruction and fall behind in their work. Because students’ attendance is critical to their success we have implemented new expectations over the past two years that honor students with good attendance and give them access to certain privileges. For instance, students must currently maintain 90% attendance or better to attend field trips, run for leadership positions, and obtain a VOE for their driver's license. We also like to recognize and reward students that help us reach our attendance goal. Last year we had a field trip for students with perfect attendance and we will do it again this year. We will have a drawing for Spurs tickets this Friday and will begin a new attendance incentive after Spring Break and students will be able to win $50 Walmart gift cards, a Coach wristlet, Kendra Scott jewelry, and other similar items. Our current attendance rate for the 2018-19 school year is 94% and our goal is 95.5% for the remainder of the year. Please help us increase our attendance rate by ensuring your student is present each day. You can also help with this new attendance incentive program by sharing your ideas or donating items. If you would like to help please follow the link below to answer a couple of questions. Together we can reach our goal of 95.5% attendance! Thank you.

Can you help with the student attendance incentive program? Fill in form below.

Student Learning and Experiences...

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