We are 'All-In' this Together at Mathews!
An Amazing Week at Mathews
This week was a celebration of learning at Mathews.
From our beautiful Veterans Day program and reception to our Colonial Days in 5th grade, our students were experiencing history!
Thank you to Mrs. Kraman and our students for such a beautiful program. To our PTA, we could not do it without you. The yard art, the decorations and the reception added to our genuine celebration of appreciation that our veterans so truly deserve.
Colonial Day is a memory our students cherish as part of the 5th grade experience. It could not happen though without all the volunteers to support our students and teachers as they experience this two day simulation.
Looking forward to next week as we wrap up our Mathews Can Food Donation drive while recognizing all we are grateful for in November. Let's make this last week of sharing and caring of our food drive the biggest week ever!
Looking forward to our last week before we all take off an enjoy our fall break and Thanksgiving!
Colonial Days in 5th Grade
Mathews Artist Shine!
Congratulations Grant Recipients!
The purpose of the grant is for a motor/sensory lab that creates a safe, unrestrained space for students to build confidence in their ability to explore the world around them. The lab will increase attention, promote social interaction, improve coordination/motor development and help students manage the tactile, visual and auditory input from their environment.
Lost and Found
We are collecting quite an assortment. Please encourage your child to check "Lost and Found" to find that jacket...we have a warmer weekend coming up but it will get chilly again soon!
Thanksgiving Food Drive
Kindness and Caring x 250!
It is also a wonderful time to teach children empathy and how small acts of kindness can make a big difference.
Our can food drive continues to be a beautiful success. Our Mathews spirit of kindness and heart is second to none.
Our goal was to donate 250 cans. This would be the equivalent of one can donation per family. We have clearly surpassed our goal and the children are truly excited.
Let's make this last week of donations a strong one!
We look forward to a drawing at the end of November to read to classes if we reach our school-wide goal. Just like our peanut butter campaign, this is not a competition between classes, but rather a celebration of our school community working and coming together to make a difference!
Thank you for participating as a family in this meaningful act of kindness. It is a wonderful opportunity for our students to 'be the difference in the world.'
The can food drive will begin November 1 through November 22.
Mathews’ Student Council Trex Recycling Challenge
Starting November 1:
From November 1st – April 15th, Mathews’ Student Council will be hosting a plastics recycling challenge to promote environmental awareness. Please bring in clean, dry, and free of food residue plastics. Thank you for your participation and help!
World Wear Donation Box at Mathews
Because We are a Team...
The QR pictured is the same as the one we have available in our office when you sign-out following your visit. You can use your QR Scanner on your phone and share your thoughts with us.
We are "All-In" Together!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Dates to Remember
Friday, November 22:
Kindergarten: Harvest Day
Tuesday, December 10:
5th Grade Music Connections Choir Concert
6:00-7:00 (Performers will arrive earlier)
Wednesday, December 11:
Cafeteria Cops visit at lunch
Thursday, December 19:
Grades K, 1, 2 Winter Parties
Grades 3, 4, & 5 Winter Parties
Friday, December 20:
Early Release for Winter Break
Tuesday, January 7"
Schools back in session!
Monday, January 13
3:00 Site Based Improvement Committee Meeting in Library
Thursday, January 16
Friday, January 17
PTA General Assembly Meeting at 7:45-Cafeteria
Science Fair Assembly in the Gym following PTA meeting
Monday, January 20
Martin Luther King Day: No school.
Thursday, February 13
First Grade Field Trip to Outdoor Learning Center
February 13-February 25
PTA Online Auction
Friday, February 14
Bluebonnet Reception (by invitation)
Friendship Parties K-2 12:30-1:30
Friendship Parties 3-5 1:30-2:30
Monday, February 17
Presidents Day: Student Holiday
Thursday, February 27
PTA Multicultural Night
Thursday, March 5
Open House 6:15-7:00
Music Program 6:00-6:30
Grade 3: Space Odyssey
March 7 through March 15
Wednesday, March 18
Grade 4 to Plano Symphony
Friday, March 27
PTA Morning Assembly
March 30 - April 3
Spring Book Fair
Thursday, April 2
Family Night at the Book Fair
Grade 2 Music Program
'Folk Song Friends'
Tuesday, April 7
5th grade STAAR Math
4th grade STAAR Writing
Wednesday, April 8
5th grade STAAR Reading
Friday, April 10
Tentative School Holiday (Bad Weather Make-Up Day)
Monday, April 13
Friday, April 17
Texas Day: Grade 4
Immigration Day: Grade 5
Wednesday, April 22
General PTA Meeting
Friday, April 24
Kindergarten: Earth Day Picnic
5th Grade Soccer Tournament
Thursday, May 7
4th grade Music Connection Concert
Click the button to 'Read All About' the Bluebonnet List for this year!
You are welcome to join your child for breakfast or lunch at Mathews. Please click the button for more information.
Breakfast and Lunch Menus
Please click on the button to review the breakfast menu. Parents you are welcome to join your children for breakfast at Mathews! Breakfast is served from 7:00-7:30 each morning.
Mathews Lunch Menu. When you click the link, you can click the 'X' in the top right corner to create a profile. The box will disappear and you can see the menu behind it.
FAST CLICKS TO HELPFUL LINKS
Click the button to have contact information at your fingertips! This information is also available on our Mathews website too! Reach out whenever we can help.
To volunteer you are required to complete an annual background check. Request for background checks for the 2019-2020 school year will begin on July 1, 2019. Click the button above to complete your request for your 19-20 Volunteer Background Check.
Where to go to find out more about our fabulous Mathews PTA and upcoming events. Check out our PTA website at www.MathewsPTA.MembershipToolkit.com/ (Or click the link above!)
PASAR is Plano ISD's after-school care program for students in grades Pre-K through grade 5, located on all elementary campuses, including Head Start. Click on the button above for more information regarding PASAR.
PISD offers an online payment system for meals, Gr 5 Camp and PASAR. Parents can set up automatic payment plans, view account balances and history, receive automatic notification on balance status & more! Click the button above for PayPAMS.
Free Parenting Workshops
Evening classes are held at the Bird Center, Building B, 1300 19th Street, Plano, 75074
Plano ISD AP
Did you know that Plano ISD has an app for smartphones?
On the app you can:
- View student grades and attendance
- Access school and staff info
- View news stories
- Receive important alert
- View calendar info
- Access PISD's tipline
More information can be found at: https://www.pisd.edu/mobileapp
Visit the Google Play or Apple App Store to download it today!
SOLICITUD FAMILIAR GRATIS Y REDUCIDA - COMIDAS ESCOLARES DE PRECIOS
Click the button for more information from PISD... Key Details: Begins Friday, September 13 Applies to all stadiums (Not just Clark and Kimbrough) Applies to all levels of play (Middle School, High School, and Senior High games)
Please click the button to review state laws regarding attendance including excused and unexcused absences as well as tardies. We want to welcome your child to school each morning on time for a great day of learning! Thank you for your support.
This will take you straight to our district's Student Parent Policy Guide.