Andrews Elementary

On Wings of Excellence

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Dear Andrews Family

I wish you a very happy Valentine's Day this weekend! It has been an incredibly exciting day so far, and the students are eager for their parties this afternoon! We have had a successful week and enjoyed celebrating Inclusion and Friendship Week. Andrews truly is a wonderful school that is full of compassionate, friendly, and accepting students!


Please remember that Monday, February 15th, is a student holiday. (Our staff will be partaking in professional development on Monday.) We look forward to seeing our students back on Tuesday, February 16th!


Have a great weekend!


Joy Lovell, Principal

Andrews Elementary

Upcoming Events

Monday, February 15th

  • No school for students


Tuesday, February 16th

  • Storyteller in the library


Wednesday, February 17th

  • Storyteller in the library (afternoon)


Thursday, February 18th

  • Picture Day - Class and individual pictures


Friday, February 19th

  • Karate guest speaker during specials


Monday, February 22nd

  • First grade field trip to Holifield Science Center

  • PTA Spirit Night at Angelo and Vito’s (7000 Independence Pkwy #144, Plano, TX 75025); 3rd grade teachers present 5-7 PM

After School Programs/Rehearsals

Monday, February 15th

  • No school


Tuesday, February 16th

  • Beginning and Intermediate Chess
  • Coding Club
  • 4th Grade Choir Rehearsal
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Wednesday, February 17th

  • Drama Club


Thursday, February 18th

  • Advanced Chess
  • Craniologix
  • Young Rembrandts K-1
  • Tutoring (K-5)


Friday, February 19th

  • Young Rembrandts 2-5

Pictures

Class pictures and spring individual pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 18th. Can't wait to see everyone all dressed up and wearing their best accessory - a smile:)

Check out what is happening in Specials!!!

Plano ISD Bond Election

On May 7, 2016, Plano ISD voters will decide on a $481 million bond proposal to fund initiatives recommended by the Plano ISD Facilities and Technology Task Force. Appointed in August, 2015 by the Plano ISD Board of Trustees, the task force included citizens, business leaders, teachers, principals and parents. The task force reviewed enrollment trends and projections, established construction and renovation needs, validated costs and sought input from fellow community members. After five months of study, debate and public input, the task force made final recommendations to school trustees which are included in this bond proposal. If approved, the bond initiative will provide funding toward eight major project areas with no increase to the tax rate and will impact all Plano ISD campuses through district-wide security updates, renovations and facility upgrades, as well as technology improvements. Find out more, including specific project allocations, at www.pisd.edu/2016bond. You may send questions to askpisd@pisd.edu.

2016 Plano ISD Parent Workshops

2014-2015 School Report Card

The State of Texas 2014-2015 School Report Card for Andrews Elementary has now been released and posted to the Andrews website - http://k12.pisd.edu/andrews-elementary-school/tapr.


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 Andrews Elementary.

Plano ISD - Parental Engagement Survey

There are many ways in which parents may be involved in the education of their child. Extensive research has shown that activities such as reading, communicating with the child, and setting expectations have the largest effect on student achievement. Other forms of parental involvement, such as attendance and participation in school functions, also contribute positively to achievement in school.


This Parental Engagement Survey will help us understand some of the ways in which parents are engaged in the education of their child. This information will also guide us in providing support to the parents in our community.


With the 2015-2016 school year in mind, please take a moment to answer this brief survey.


English: http://formscreator.pisd.edu/formhandler/parentalengagementpisd.aspx

Spanish: http://formscreator.pisd.edu/formhandler/parentalengagementpisdsp.aspx


Thank you for your participation!

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