We are 'All-In' this Together at Mathews!
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Monday, January 20
3 Day Weekend
Special shout out to our week long celebration for College and Career week. Thoughtful fun had by all as they plan for tomorrow and beyond. Big thank you to Mrs. Toler, our school counselor, for all she does to arrange this special week each year in January. The perfect way to start a new year off!
If you are interested in signing your Mav up for an after school program, see immediately below. Registration begins at 3:00 today, Friday, January 17.
Be sure to check out information about joining Mathews Culture Night on Thursday, February 27. More information below and on our PTA website.
A reminder that we will have a three day weekend as we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 20.
We look forward to being back to learning on Tuesday, January 21.
NEED TO KNOW
Registration is Open for After School Programs!
After School Program Registration has Begun!
Registration for After School Programs will be open for sign-ups electronically begins today, Friday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m.
Below is a link to the Homeroom website for Mathews parents to create accounts and sign-up.
Also below is a copy of the letter that was sent home on Wednesday.
Finally, a BIG THANK YOU to our PTA for providing more opportunities than ever before!
Click the link to create an account and register for after-school programs. Classes do fill up quickly and it is a first come, first serve with registration opening up at 3:00 p.m. today, Friday, January 17.
Around the World in One Night
One School...Many Nations!
Sign-Up for Cultural Appreciation Night!
Travel the World in 90 Minutes!
Around the world in one night. One school, many cultures!
Come join the Mathews Elementary community as we celebrate our many cultures and diversity in a night of food, music, fun, and family on Thursday, February 27th. We will need many families to volunteer to showcase their country or culture in order to provide a great learning opportunity for the entire Mathews community! What a great opportunity for a beautiful tradition at Mathews!
We are excited to announce our first Mathews Celebration of Our Cultures. It will be on Thursday, February 27. Please click the link to volunteer for this evening. For more information, please email: email@example.com
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Dates to Remember
2020: Here We Go! Changes and updates will certainly occur. We promise to keep this updated to keep you informed.
Monday, January 20
Martin Luther King Day: No school.
Wednesday, January 22
Spirit Night at Grub Burger Bar
121 and Preston
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
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
Thursday, April 23
Second Grade Field Trip
PTA Meeting & Grade 2 Music Program
'Folk Song Friends'
Friday, April 24
Kindergarten: Earth Day Picnic
5th Grade Soccer Tournament
Thursday, May 7
4th grade Music Connection Concert
Monday, May 11
SBIC Meeting #3 Library at 3:15
(Committee Members attend.)
Tuesday, May 12
STAAR Math Gr 3, 4
Wednesday, May 13
STAAR Reading Gr 3, 4
Thursday, May 14:
STAAR Science Gr. 5
Friday, May 15:
Tuesday, May 19
Kinder Bike Rodeo
Thursday, May 21
K, 1, 2: 12:30-1:30
3, 4, 5: 1:30-2:30
Friday, May 22 Last Day of School
1/2 Day: Early Dismissal
Managing Flu Season Together
Managing flu season responsibly is a team effort. See our tips and resources on the Plano ISD website and remember to keep students with flu symptoms home until they have been symptom-free for 24 hours.
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
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.
2019 School Report Card for Mathews
The 2018-2019 School Report Cards for Mathews Elementary has now been released, and posted to the Mathews website at: https://www.pisd.edu/mathews_ar
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 described in the “School Report Card Definitions.” The Federal Report Card is also available at https://tea.texas.gov/FRC.aspx.
If you have any questions concerning the School Report Cards, please let us know.
Thank you for your continued support of Mathews Elementary!
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.
Plano ISD Stadium Bag Policy
Reminder: Plano ISD Stadium Bag Policy
The Plano ISD stadium bag policy remains in effect for the second semester sports season. Spectators coming to track and soccer events are encouraged to review the guidelines at www.pisd.edu/bagpolicy. (en español)
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
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.
2020-2021 PISD Academic Calendar
7:40 a.m. to 2:45 a.m. (Doors open at 7:00)
Because We are a Team...
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We are "All-In" Together!