Mendenhall Elementary School eNews

October 15, 2015

Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire

If you’re a tech enthusiast, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, crafter, or maker of any kind—check out this event at Barnes & Noble! In partnership with Make: Magazine, creators of the Maker Faire, Barnes & Noble is putting on a Mini Maker Faire in all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide from November 6 - 8. You'll learn from each other, hear from experts, and work on projects together.
What Is a Maker?

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: www.pisd.edu

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.

Connect with Mendenhall

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

News From Around The District

Parenting Programs

Plano ISD offers parenting programs for free to all parents of Plano students. These programs cover a variety of topics and are aimed at helping parents raise successful children and providing support for families. Make a commitment to improving parent/child relationships at home. These programs are offered at the Family Education and Guidance Center located next door to Mendenhall!
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Plano International Festival and Health & Fitness Fair

The Plano International Festival and Health & Fitness Fair will take place on Saturday, October 17th from 11am - 5pm at Haggard Park (15th St. & H Ave). There will be music, dance, food, and other activities for children as well as free flu shots, screenings for diabetes, blood pressure, vision, and dental health. This is a FREE event. See below for additional information.
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Memorial Elementary Garage Sale

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