Mendenhall Elementary School eNews

January 7, 2016

College and Career Week

College and Career Week is January 11th - 15th. We have special activities and events planned throughout the week along with themed days for students to participate in. Please see the flyer below with information on each day.
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Mendenhall Spirit Wear

New Mendenhall spirit wear is now available through pre-order from our Mendenhall PTA. Order forms for items went home on Wednesday in your child's Wednesday Folder. Order forms are due back by January 22, 2016. If you have any questions, please call Jennifer Aguilar at 469-752-2639.

Texas Legends Game

Mendenhall families have a special opportunity to attend a Texas Legends game for FREE! This is a limited opportunity and is first come, first serve. The Legends are providing free tickets, meals, and round-trip transportation from Mendenhall to the game on Friday, February 5, 2016. 90 seats are available for Mendenhall families. A form to sign-up for this event went home with students in their Wednesday folder. This event is sponsored by the Texas Legends Care Foundation and is not a Plano ISD event.

2014-2015 School Report Card

The State of Texas 2014-2015 School Report Card for Mendenhall Elementary has now been released, and posted to the Mendenhall website This is a report required by the Texas Legislature and prepared by the Texas Education Agency. The report provides information concerning student performance on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), as well as information on student enrollment, class size averages, and financial expenditures. The information contained in the School Report Card is required by state law and is briefly described in the “School Report Card Definitions.” If you have any questions concerning the School Report Card, please let us know. Thank you for your continued support of Mendenhall Elementary.

Teacher of the Year

We would love to announce and have you join in warmly congratulating our 2015-2016 Mendenhall Teacher of the Year, Molly Pond!!

Box Tops

Our Mendenhall PTA is collecting box tops. This is a fast and easy way to make money for our school. Please cut out the box tops from the packaging of foods or items that you purchase and send them to school with your child. Our teachers will be happy to collect these for each grade level. The more we collect, the more we earn. Send your box tops in today!!

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:

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.

Nurses' Corner

With the cold season approaching, Nurse Cayce would like to provide you with A Guide to Parents on the flu. Please see the flyer below with helpful information on the flu and how to protect your child.
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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