We are 'All-In' this Together at Mathews!

We hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving break. It is hard to believe it is already December! Children are back hard at work and celebrating learning with their classmates and teachers. #LoveLearning!

Thank you to our PTA for supporting our staff during this 12 Days of Joy before winter break with an amazing Italian luncheon!

Please be sure with cooler/colder weather ahead that you remind your darlings to check out our Lost and Found so they have their jackets to keep bundled up on chilly mornings both now and over winter break!

Making Memories in 5th Grade!

Our 5th Grade class has one final Winter Party at Mathews and we need your help to make it extra sweet. Please see the sign up for volunteers and donations needed.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Sign-Up Genius for 5th grade Winter Party

Let's help make our 5th grade winter party one to remember. Please click the button to sign-up through Sign-Up Genius. Thank you!

for Current 5th grade Transfers to Mathews

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Middle School Transfer Request for 2020-2021

District Information for Transfer Request for 2020-2021

Parents who have a transfer to attend Mathews: If you are interested in your child attending Schimelpfenig for the 20-21 school year, you will need to re-submit for a transfer request. Information should be posted on or after December 2.

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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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Flu Season

'All-In' to Stay Healthy!

Flu is a contagious illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs.

It can be mild to severe and usually comes on suddenly. Flu spreads mainly by tiny droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk.

Common symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, fatigue and sometimes diarrhea and vomiting.

How to stay healthy:

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when you cough or sneeze
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth to prevent germs entering your body
  • Wash your hands OFTEN
  • Get the flu vaccine
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick

When students are sick, please follow the Plano ISD guidelines:

Fever - A temperature of 100 or above is a fever. It usually a sign of illness or infection.

Students should stay home for at least 24 hours without fever reducing medication (Tylenol, Motrin, Advil, etc).

Vomiting and Diarrhea - Students should stay home until symptoms have resolved for 24 hours and he/she is able to eat.

When students come to school sick they could be contagious, therefore putting others at risk for illness.


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!

Library News from Mrs. Noble

Click the button to Mrs. Noble's library updates and news!


Dates to Remember

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.


Lunch 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

Breakfast Menu

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.

Lunch Menu

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.




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.

Volunteer Background Checks for 2019-2020

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.

Mathews PTA Membership Toolkit

Where to go to find out more about our fabulous Mathews PTA and upcoming events. Check out our PTA website at (Or click the link above!)

PASAR After School Care

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.


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

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:

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



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

This will take you straight to our district's Student Parent Policy Guide.


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