Rice Middle School Announcements
Wednesday, February 26th
Unified Sports Club
Donate to the MSA Food Bank
MSA is contributing to the already existing Food Bank at IACC, which serves around 80 families a week. MSA is collecting non-perishable food items, hygiene, and cleaning supplies all year round. There is a box in the rotunda. Please consider donating generously to help someone in need.
Attention Rice Speech Team
Card Club this Friday
Attention All Movie Club Members
Math and Science Club
Plano Art Summer Symposium
If you are a 6th and 7th grader who loves art and is interested in being approved for the Plano Art Summer Symposium, Talk to Ms. Lin in room 737 before or after school to be on the pre-approval recommendation list. Deadline is Monday, March 2nd.
MSA is inviting a guest speaker on Thursday, February 27th after school in Room 811 for an interactive seminar. We will also have an MSA winter party. Do not miss this great opportunity to gather and have fun. Bring food to share with others. Please join us. Hope to see you there!
Plano ISD 2020-2021 Academic Calendar Approved
Plano ISD’s school calendar for 2020-2021 has been approved and includes two fewer school days for students and teachers, as well as an additional five minutes added at the beginning of the school day for early childhood, elementary and middle schools. School hours for high and senior high schools remain unchanged.
Other calendar features include a Wednesday, August 12, 2020 start date and a Thursday, May 27, 2021 end date, a full week off for Thanksgiving and spring break is slated for March 8-12, 2021.
Bell schedules for all campuses are as follows:
· Early Childhood Schools: Beaty, Isaacs and Pearson
7:55 a.m. - 3 p.m.
· Head Start
7:55 a.m. - 3 p.m.
· Elementary Schools (grades pk/k–5)
7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
· Middle Schools (grades 6-8)
8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
· High/Senior High Schools (grades 9-12)
9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
· Academy High School
9:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
· Health Sciences Academy and IB World School
9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
· Special Programs
Elementary (grades K–5): 7:40 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Middle (grades 6–8); 8:25 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Secondary (grades 9–12): 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.