PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
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SPRING FASHION SHOW 2016
SHOW ME THE MONEY’ PRESENTATION
WHITE GUARD/MASCOT TRYOUTS
Tryouts: Wednesday & Thursday, March 23 and 24 @ Plano Senior High cafeteria
Tryout times: 4:30pm to complete:
Wednesday, March 23rd Interviews 5:00- 7:00pm @ PSHS cafeteria
Thursday, March 24th Tryouts 5:00-7:00pm @ PSHS cafeteria
Packets available: in the PSHS fishbowl Monday, February 1st
*Mandatory pre-tryout parent/participant meeting March 1st at 6pm in the PSHS B Building Lecture Hall
Packets due: Friday, March 18th no later than 4:15pm to the PSHS fishbowl
Late packets will not be accepted unless previous arrangements have been made with the PSHS cheer coaches.
*Mandatory post-tryout parent/participant meeting (for those that made the team!)April 5th at 6pm in the PSHS B Building Lecture Hall
Please contact: Kim.email@example.com with questions.
WANT TO BE A PLANO PAL?
If you could not attend yesterday’s presentation and Q&A, you may pick up an application in Mrs. Cawthon’s room A-113. Applications are due Friday, April 1st (no fooling!)
BASEBALL BOOSTERS FLOWER SALES
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IMPORTANT: Lists of graduates are posted across from Registrar’s window. Please check your name and make sure it is spelled correctly for diploma printing BY MONDAY, March 28th!
VISITING COLLEGES / SERVICES
Friday, March 18th Both Lunches/Cafeteria:
Oklahoma State University
Southern Arkansas University
Texas State University
University of Texas at Austin
SUPER SATURDAY AT COLLIN COLLEGE
3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
Plano will be holding a 3 on 3 basketball tournament this Saturday, March 19th, in the Plano Senior Gym from 10am - 3pm.
- $10 per person
- 4 person team max
- 1st place will win Mavs Tickets
- Basketball or Tennis shoes required to play
- Proceeds will be donated to the Nishant Cancer Foundation.
To sign up please visit: http://tinyurl.com/ncftournament
SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION
Prom Tickets are on sale online through parent portal at https://parentviewer.pisd.edu/ for the reduced-price of $25/student until Friday, March 4th. After Friday, March 4th, the ticket price will be $30/student. At the door, they will be $40/person. Only seniors may purchase tickets. Limit is two per student.
ONLINE TICKET PURCHASE INSTRUCTIONS:
-Log in to Parent Portal
-Scroll down to "Student Registration" window
-Click on your student's name
-Click on "Pay Now" button...this will open a window for prom ticket purchase
-Print out receipt, if possible, for student to present when time to pick up tickets
MEN’S WEARHOUSE PROM PROMOTION
NOW is the time to think about what you’re wearing to prom and Men’s Wearhouse can help you find the look that’s right for you! They’ve got the latest styles like slim fit as well as modern styles for those who like to keep it classic.
Become a Prom Rep and earn a free tux rental and suit to keep, plus you could win $25,000! Sign up for their free rewards program and save $30 on your rental. You can even get instant rewards - $10 gift cards for sports apparel, electronics, phone apps and more! You can also help earn money for your school! When you rent your tux from Men’s Wearhouse, your school gets cash back for each rental. Visit your nearest store or check out http://www.menswearhouse.com/ for all the details.
ADVANCED FASHION DESIGN – WORLD WEAR PROJECT: RECYCLING SHOES AND CLOTHING NEVER MADE MORE CENTS!
Be a part of diverting thousands of pounds of shoes and clothing from local landfills by filling our shoe and clothing donation bin with your gently used: shoes, clothes, purses, belts, wallets, hats, caps, backpacks, hard toys, stuffed animals, pots and pans. For every pound donated from you, our fashion students receive $0.15. Our bin is conveniently located in the East parking lot by the gym in handicap parking.
Texas Forensic Association state tournament
Plano Senior Speech and Debate attended the Texas Forensic Association state tournament over spring break and brought home 4th place in the state. Many of our students had incredible individual success and those results are listed below. Please congratulate these students if you have them on class or see them on campus! Our season continues as we prepare for UIL and national tournaments later this spring. Thank you for your support.
PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE (132 teams competed)
3rd Place overall: Juniors Madhav Mehta/David Morales
2nd Place overall: Seniors Shivan Chokshi/Rohan Trivedi
9th Place Speaker Overall: Shivan Chokshi
CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE---SENATE (112 students competed)
4th Place Overall: Senior Thomas Sipp who was also recognized as Outstanding Presiding Officer of the chamber
CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE---HOUSE (141 students competed)
Senior Prudhvi Gowkanapalli was recognized as Outstanding Presiding Officer
Advancing to Finals: Juniors Abby Krishnan and Prakruti Govindacharyula
4th Place Overall: Senior Rupasri Shankar
FOREIGN EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING (107 students competed)
Advanced to Semi-finals: Junior Prakruti Govindacharyula
2nd Place Overall: Senior Rupasri Shankar
DOMESTIC EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING (107 students competed)
Advanced to Quarter-finals: Junior Alex Tekle
Advanced to Semi-finals: Senior Katherine Hu
DUET ACTING (75 teams competed)
Advanced to Quarter-finals: Seniors Payton Mayfield and Karine Garduno
ORIGINAL ORATORY (104 students competed)
Advanced to Quarter-finals: Senior Bethany LaMastus
Advanced to Semi-finals: Senior Karine Garduno
INFORMATIVE SPEAKING (65 students competed)
Advanced to Quarter-finals: Junior Jae Chang and Senior Manoj Putlur
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