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

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Mathews Artist Shine!

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Congratulations Grant Recipients!

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Congratulations to Mrs. Hagen and Mrs. Newsome for receiving a grant! Their proposal will now go to the next step of implementation!

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

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Thank you to Ms. Lucy who has arranged our "Lost and Found" to help everyone find that lost jacket or sweatshirt!

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!

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Kindness and Caring x 250!

Thanksgiving is a beautiful time to celebrate and embrace all we have in family and friends.

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.

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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!

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World Wear Donation Box at Mathews

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Because We are a Team...

When you visit Mathews, we love to hear from you how your visit was to our campus.

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!


Dates to Remember

Friday, November 22:

Kindergarten: Harvest Day

November 25-29:

Thanksgiving Break

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

Science Fair

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.

February 10-14

Friendship Week

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

Spring Break

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

Student Holiday

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

6:00 p.m.

Library News from Mrs. Noble

Click the button to 'Read All About' the Bluebonnet List for this year!


Lunch at Mathews

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Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Breakfast Menu

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Lunch Menu

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Volunteer Background Checks for 2019-2020

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District Events

Free Parenting Workshops

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Meeting Locations:

Please note that classes held during the day are at 1517 Ave. H, Plano, 75074

Evening classes are held at the Bird Center, Building B, 1300 19th Street, Plano, 75074

Plano ISD AP

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Visit the Google Play or Apple App Store to download it today!



NEW PISD Stadium Bag Policy

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)

Attendance Laws Regarding Absences and Tardies

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.

2019-20 Plano ISD Student Parent Policy Guide

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