Plano_RDSPD The Talk

September 4, 2015

News from the Plano Regional Day School Program for the Deaf

What a fast two weeks of school!

Welcome to our Parent Newsletter the Plano_RDSPD TheTalk. We are so excited for the school year to come. It has been a busy two weeks for your students and our staff. Your children are the reason we are here. We hope you find this parent newsletter another means of communication to keep you updated and informed about all aspects of our program. Past and present versions of The Talk are archived on myPISD in Parent Portal and on our new Google Site. Please take a few minutes to share feedback with us. Let us know what you need and any ideas you have for the newsletter.

Dates to Know

September 17 - First Parent Meeting & Student Social - Important!!! This is a date change.

September 22 - Sign Language Classes Begin

September 24 - Pearson Picnic

October 12 - Plano ISD Parent Conference Day

Weekly Sign Classes Begin

Tuesday, Sep. 22nd, 6pm

2701 Parkhaven Drive

Plano, TX

Signing Exact English Classes

Tuesday Evenings starting September 22 - November 17

from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Childcare is available

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Date Change for Back to School RDSPD Picnic for Parent Meeting and Student Social

Be on the lookout for the flyer announcing our Back to School Picnic. It will be on Thursday, September 17 at Davis Elementary. Bring your family and your picnic. We will gather input from you to help us determine the topics for our upcoming meetings. We hope to see you at the picnic. We hope to see you at the picnic.

Student Accomplishments:

  • 3rd Grade TC learned how to use Google to look up images for unfamiliar vocabulary this week!!!
  • Amari Smith is the PSHS basketball manager.
  • Isiah Hall competed in NYC in July in the Deaf Olympics. His team won the chanmpionship!! He is on the PSHS football team and plans to try out for the basketball team
  • Ricardo Medina is tryng out for the PSHS soccer team.
  • Kenzie Suey is on the PSHS swim team.

    Caroline Metersky is on the PSHS Color Guard.

    Jaileen Trevino is on the PSHS track team.

Our students are the best!!!!

Social Media Contacts for Plano RDSPD

Please make contact with us

Facebook – Plano_RDSPD

Twitter - @Plano_RDSPD - # PlanoDeafEd

MyPISD (for parents of students enrolled in PISD) - Parent Portal Under Classroom - Plano Regional Day School for the Deaf Community Web

Plano RDSPD Parent Google Site -

Remind – text @rdspdp to 81010

Plano RDSPD Main Office – 469 752-5590

Main office phone number - 469 752-5590

Debbie Martin – Coordinator – 469 752-5583,

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