Plano Middle School Weekly Update

Monday, October 10th - Friday, October 16th

Conferences October 27th and 28th

Conferences will be held October 27th and 28th. If you have not already please be sure to sign up for a conference slot through the Sign-up Genius email you received on September 25th. If you have any questions please contact your students Advisory Teacher. Looking forward to seeing all of you and sharing information related to your student's progress!

Social Media / Internet Safety

The Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council presents

a FREE Presentation for all parents on the

Worries of the World Wide Web


Featuring


Judge Susan Clancy Boles and Judge Keith Johnson


Join us on October 17th , 2022 starting at 6:30 p.m.



Yorkville Middle School

920 Prairie Crossing Dr.

Yorkville, IL


Join the Kendall County Juvenile Justice Council and Judge Susan Clancy Boles and Judge

Keith Johnson and hear important information on the increased problem of cyber bullying,

electronic harassment and sexting/pornography. This program is geared towards the parents

and addresses the social and legal consequences of this potentially criminal conduct with a

goal of increasing awareness of what is cyber bullying, harassment, and sexting and how it

may impact the lives of the students who participate in it. This must see presentation will

empower parents to better understand their children in our evolving world of technology.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn important information to protect your child. This

promises to be an eye opening event.

For more information, contact State’s Attorney and Chairman of the JJC, Eric Weis at (630)

553-4157 or Shelley Senffner from the Regional Office of Education at (630) 553-4167.

Cheerleading Tryout Information

Cheerleading tryouts will be happening October 20th and 21st. If your student is interested in trying out for the Cheerleading Team please complete this Sign Up Form


WHEN: Thursday-Clinic Day 10/20 & Friday-Final Tryout 10/21 from 3:15-4:10pm

(Plan to attend both days if trying out)


  • Practices typically held daily after school until 4:10pm. A full schedule will be shared by coaches with those who make the team.
  • Season runs from mid-October through late December. There is an overlap with Volleyball, so keep that in mind if trying out.


WHO: 7th & 8th Graders


WHERE: Practices will be held in the MS Cafeteria


WHAT TO BRING: School-appropriate athletic clothing, comfortable shoes & a water bottle.


ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE SEE COACH YOUNG (Rm 110 / ayoung@plano88.org) OR COACH VILLARREAL (Main Office / kvillarreal@plano88.org)


BE SURE TO HAVE A CURRENT PHYSICAL ON FILE, YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE WITHOUT ONE.

Boy's Basketball Tryout Information

Boy's Basketball tryouts will be happening October 17th, 18th and 19th. If your student is interested in trying out for the Boy's Basketball Team please complete this Sign Up Form


WHEN: Monday (10/17), Tuesday (10/18) & Wednesday (10/19) from 3:15-4:45PM

(YOU MUST ATTEND ALL DAYS OF BASKETBALL TRYOUTS)


  • Season runs mid-October through mid-January, and for those who make the team, practices will begin Friday (10/21) from 3:15-4:45pm
  • Please note that some practice times will be held later/earlier during the season to accommodate for other sports that share the gym during that time of the year.


WHO: 7th & 8th Grade Boys


WHERE: Plano MS Gymnasium


WHAT TO BRING: School-appropriate clothing, shoes suitable for playing basketball & a water bottle


ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE SEE 7TH GRADE COACH: JACOB ALLEY (Gym / jalley@plano88.org) OR 8TH GRADE COACH TERRANCE MALLORY (t.mallory82@yahoo.com)


BE SURE TO HAVE A CURRENT PHYSICAL ON FILE, YOU CANNOT PARTICIPATE WITHOUT ONE.

Monday - October 10th - No School



SPORTS:



CLUBS:

Tuesday - October 11th - National Sausage Pizza Day

"My love is pizza shaped. Won't you have a slice? It's circular. so there is enough to go around."


SPORTS:

CROSS COUNTRY:

Practice 3:15-4:45pm


8th Grade GIRLS BASKETBALL:

Practice 3:15 - 4:45pm


CLUBS:

Homework Club

Wednesday - October 12th - Stop Bullying Day

"Wrong is wrong even if everyone is doing it. Right is right even if no one is doing it." - St. Augustine



SPORTS:

CROSS COUNTRY:

Practice 3:15-4:45pm


GIRLS BASKETBALL:

Home Game vs. LaSalle Lincoln 4:30 pm


CLUBS:

Thursday - October 13th - Train Your Brain Day

"The best way out is always through" - Robert Frost


SPORTS:

CROSS COUNTRY:

Practice 3:15-4:45pm


GIRLS BASKETBALL:

Home Game vs. Joliet Hufford 4:30pm


CLUBS:

FISHING CLUB:

3:15-5pm @ Foli Park

Friday - October 14th - Dessert Day

"Well food's always the way to anybody's heart."


SPORTS:

CROSS COUNTRY:

Practice 3:15-4:45pm


GIRLS BASKETBALL:

Practice 3:15-4:45pm


CLUBS:

NONE


Band Trip to Plano HS to observe Marching Performance 12 - 1:30 pm

Fall Important Dates

October 10th - No School

October 14th - Mid-Term for Semester 1 Grading Period

October 14th - Band Trip to Plano HS to watch PHS Marching Band

October 19th - Music Department Field Trip to Wicked

October 19th - Unity Day

October 27th - 11:20 Dismissal Conferences 12 - 7 pm

October 28th - Conferences 8am - noon (no school)

November 4th - Student Council Field Trip to Kendall County Food Pantry

November 8th - No School Election Day

November 16th - Plano MS Band / Chorus Concert 6:30 pm

November 21 - 25th - No School Thanksgiving Break

Informational Reminders

How and Where do I check my students Grades?

Schoology is used as our active gradebook. To check your student's grades on a daily or weekly basis make sure you have an active Schoology account and have access to see your student's classes, assignments and grades. PowerSchool gradebook is updated for mid term and end of term grade reporting, but it is not the go to to check in on daily progress. If you do not have a Schoology account see the links below to set one up. When setting up your account if you need an access code please email your students Advisory teacher for the code or call the main office.


If your student is absent due to illness or other reasons:

To stay up to date with class work, students should check Schoology pages daily to access assignments, lessons, and activities during their absence. Contact teachers directly via email with any questions related to school work.


  • Click here for a listing of all Plano MS Athletic Schedules.
  • Parents have you created a Schoology account? here
  • Parents are you receiving email updates with your students grades? here
  • Breakfast and Lunch Menus here