Shurandia Holden, Principal
From the Desk of Shurandia Holden
Hello Boggess Bengals,
What a busy week we have had at Boggess! Our 3rd -5th grade students have been working really hard to do their best on MAP testing this week. Our 2nd graders are looking forward to a field trip on April 26th. We are all looking forward to our Fun Run on Thursday, April 28th. Students can begin check in at 5:30 in the gym. We hope many of you will join us for a great time. More info on the Fun Run is below.
We would like to extend another thank you to show our appreciation to all of our volunteers. You make a huge difference to our campus. Thank you for attending the volunteer breakfast this week.
Thank you to Mrs. Qazi and Mrs. Amina and all the students who helped put together a special treat for the staff. Your thoughtfulness was greatly appreciated by all of us.
Monday, April 25th we will have a Kindergarten Meet and Greet in the Boggess Library from 3:00-4:00. Office staff will be on hand to help with any registration questions and to notarize documents. You will hear from our fantastic PTA , meet the kindergarten teachers and tour the classrooms. We are so excited to meet our future Boggess Bengals!
All 5th grade parents with students moving to Murphy Middle School next year are invited to attend a transition meeting Monday, May 2nd at 6:30 in the Murphy Middle School cafeteria. Please see the letter below for more details.
Next month our 3rd , 4th and 5th graders will take the STAAR test. Please see the letter below for dates and details.
Monday, April 25th is a holiday for students. We look forward to seeing all students on Tuesday, April 26th. Enjoy your long weekend!
Touching hearts and minds,
History Fair Trophies were awarded on the BBN this week.
Returning next year? Moving? Let us know!
In order to help campus staff appropriately and schedule classes for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year, families are asked to complete an Intent to Return form online. Please complete the form as soon as possible since planning for the upcoming school year is already underway. If your family does not plan to return, families are asked to notify us as well since that information also helps with planning.
Thank you for your assistance in helping schools with planning for the upcoming school year.
This year, the PISD counseling department is wanting to gain insight and information from parents regarding their school's counseling program. Please use the link in the image below to complete this anonymous needs assessment survey by April 15th! It will be very helpful in planning for next year!
Click here for information on PTA Programs and events. Order your school supplies for next year, information in the Post.
New Student Enrollment Information for 2022-2023 School Year
Online registration for new students to Plano ISDis open. Registration is for the 2022-2023 school year and is for all grade levels, except preK, which begins registration on April 4.
· New Student Enrollment (kindergarten-12th grade): Now Enrolling
· Head Start RoundUp: Now Enrolling
· PreK enrollment: Begins on April 4, 2022
Head Start: Appointment-only visits will be available from March 23-27. Head Start is located at 1600 Rigsbee Drive in Plano, TX 75074.
To register or for more information about Plano ISD enrollment, visit www.pisd.edu/enrollment.
Students currently in the district should not enroll. Annual registration occurs in the summer through Parent Portal.
Head Start Registration
Head Start is a federally funded program for Plano ISD children who are 3 or 4 years old by September 1 and whose families meet low-income guidelines. To assist families who might have questions about eligibility, Head Start is holding a round up event on March 21 from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and on March 22 from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Appointment-only visits will be available from March 23-27. Head Start is located at 1600 Rigsbee Drive in Plano, TX 75074. View this flyer for more information.
Head Start es un programa financiado por el gobierno federal para niños del Distrito Escolar de Plano que tienen antes del primero de septiembre 3 o 4 años y cuyas familias cumplen con el requisito de bajos ingresos. Head Start llevará a cabo un evento de registro los dias 21 y 22 de marzo. El 21 de marzo comenzara a las 8:30 a.m. hasta el mediodía y de 4:00 p.m. a 7:00 p.m. y el 22 de marzo comenzara a las 8:30 a.m. hasta el mediodía; estaremos ayudando a las familias con todas las preguntas sobre este proceso. Las visitas solo con cita estarán disponibles del 23 al 27 de marzo. Head Start está ubicado en 1600 Rigsbee Drive en Plano, TX 75074. Vea este folleto para obtener más información.
Boggess PTA Scholarship for Graduating Seniors
Boggess PTA Scholarship: Deadline is Monday, April 11th, 2022. Do you know a graduating high school senior that attended Boggess? Let them know that the Boggess PTA Scholarship Application is now live and they could receive $500 if they plan on attending an accredited college, university, or technical school for the 2022- 2023 academic year. *See qualifying rules in application form.
Click here for application: https://forms.gle/FQsxFnGgkhbMBy7p8
Scholarship Recipients will be announced at Boggess Senior Reception! More details to follow. Best of luck!
if you have any questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yearbooks! Yearbooks! Yearbooks!
Hey Bengals get your 2021-2022 Yearbook!
Don’t miss out on the fun memories! Pre-order Here:
Approved volunteers are able to sign up for volunteer opportunities directly through the VOLY platform at plano.voly.org. Volunteers should be sure to select Boggess on their application in order to be eligible for volunteer opportunities. School selections can also be changed by the volunteer by logging into their account at any time.
If your child is going to be late, absent, or out of town please call the main school phone
469-752-4000 and choose option #3. (Remember to send a doctor’s note when you child is late because of an appointment.) It’s important that we know this information before the day begins, so we can locate missing children as soon as possible. The safety of the children is our utmost priority!
Dear Plano ISD Students and Parents,
Plano ISD’s Exploring Pathways to College and Careers web page launched and offers an overview and videos of the wide variety of opportunities for students to meet College and Career readiness standards that enable them to be future-ready citizens and leaders in the global workforce. The videos include Career and Technical Education Programs of Study options that can assist students in planning their four-year plan. Visit the site at www.pisd.edu/exploringpathways.
The Plano ISD Advanced Academics/College, Career and Military Readiness Team
Parent Education & Engagement Program “Lunch and Learn” Sessions for Parents
The Parent Education & Engagement Program (PEEP) will host 30-minute ”Lunch and Learn” parent sessions for Plano ISD families on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. on Facebook Live.Please log on this Tuesday and Thursday to join Plano ISD Parent Educators and other parents to explore evidence-based, positive parenting strategies as a community.
Classes can be found HERE. Click on the month at the top of the page.
Special Education Lunch and Learn
The special education department will continue to offer Lunch and Learn sessions for parents this school year. Please help us share these opportunities with families who have children receiving special education services. Our first session will be held on October 19th at 12:15 and information can be found through this link: Lunch and Learn "Social Skills 24/7". The virtual session is being provided by Partners Resource Network and will provide families with strategies for teaching social skills in the home. Parents can register using the link provided.
I invite you to stay involved and informed. Below are several ways to stay connected:
- Register for our weekly eNews on your child’s parent portal
- Check our Boggess website at www.pisd.edu/boggess
- Follow us on Twitter at @BoggessBengals
- Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BoggessElementary
- Check your student's agenda daily
- Monitor your email for teacher communication
I strongly encourage all families to join PTA. Our PTA has a strong partnership with our school that benefits every child! The programs, volunteer support, family events and financial support are part of what makes Boggess great.
Thank you for sharing your child with us!