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Recordings for Parent/Student Information Nights for 8th Grade Families

11/24/2020 12:15 am

If you couldn't attend the virtual information nights for 8th grade families, the recordings are now available at the following links. This is also a great resource for 7th grade families to start thinking about their path next year.

IB World School: https://www.pisd.edu/Page/19604

Academy High School: https://www.pisd.edu/Page/25071

Health Science Academy: https://www.pisd.edu/hsa

Application and Selection Timeline

  • Incoming ninth grade students who desire to attend one of the Plano ISD High School Academies and live within the Plano ISD boundaries are invited to complete an application online.

  • Information Meetings: November 2020

  • Applications Available Online: November 20, 2020 - December 16, 2020

  • Notice of Placement: January 8, 2021 After 3:30pm

  • Commitment from Student: January 15, 2021

  • Additional information and applications for the Academy Programs of Plano can be found at 
    www.pisd.edu/academies

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Communication Survey

11/22/2020 11:17 pm

How are we doing with our communications?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working together with our families is highly important toward achieving our mission of student academic success.  Therefore, we want to make sure our communication remains effective and helpful so that you feel like you are a partner in your child's education.  Thank you for taking a few moments to give us feedback on how we are doing with our communication!

 

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Thank you Wilson PTA members!

11/17/2020 11:03 pm

Thanks for being AWESOME, Wilson PTA members! Because of you and the many volunteer leaders in Wilson PTA, we’ve attained the “Good Standing” status for the 2020-2021 school year. Achieving this distinction required a lot of work, and we’re proud to share this honor with you.

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Parent/Student Information Nights for 8th Graders

11/9/2020 9:47 pm

Online Information Meetings

All information meetings are held online via Zoom. Students should attend with their parent/guardian.


Academy High School

Contact Pam Conner with questions. More information.


Health Sciences Academy 

Contact Kim Chandler with questions. More information.


IB World School

Contact Karen Stanton with questions. More information.


Application and Selection Timeline

  • Incoming ninth grade students who desire to attend one of the Plano ISD High School Academies and live within the Plano ISD boundaries are invited to complete an application online.

  • Information Meetings: November 2020

  • Applications Available Online: November 20, 2020 - December 16, 2020

  • Notice of Placement: January 8, 2021 After 3:30pm

  • Commitment from Student: January 15, 2021

  • Additional information and applications for the Academy Programs of Plano can be found at 
    www.pisd.edu/academies

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Reflections 2020-2021: I Matter Because...

11/5/2020 12:31 am

This school year’s 2020-21 Reflections theme is I MATTER BECAUSE... 

The Reflections program is an arts achievement and recognition program where you use your imagination to create a film, song, artwork, photograph, poem, short story or dance routine. You may enter as many times you like in as many categories as you like! Entries will be due November 13th. Just remember to “Reflect” the theme in your work!


For more information, contact Valerie Caviness at caviness.v@gmail.com

SPECIAL NOTE: All entrants must have at least one current Wilson PTA member in their household for this school year.

Click HERE to renew or join the Wilson PTA.

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Parent Education Workshop - Parenting Children with ADD/ADHD

11/5/2020 12:23 am

District virtual class 4-week series of "Parenting Children with ADD/ADHD"

 

Thursday, November   5th @ 6pm

Thursday, November 12th @ 6pm

Thursday, November 19th @ 6pm

Thursday, December   3rd @ 6pm

 

Zoom Link: https://tinyurl.com/y43ct7af

Meeting ID: 84525948815

Passcode: 195813

 

For more information, please contact: Troslyn Perry-Mitchell - troslyn.perrymitche@pisd.edu


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Wilson Fall Fun-Raiser

10/23/2020 4:55 pm

Fall has arrived! Wilson PTA is celebrating the change in weather with a Fall Fun-Raiser Drive-Thru Event.

Hop in the Wilson carpool lane and stop by one of the Boo-ti-ful Booths (located in the parking spots opposite the front entrance) to pick up a BOO BAG with FUN mystery surprises from the Wilson School Store! See above for donation levels including the opportunity to collect spirit wear, masks and more.

Your support will fund the important work to thank our hardworking teachers with treats throughout the year, continuing to upkeep our beautiful courtyard for access to a green space inside the school, multiple student motivation programs to engage students during this tough year, the Art Reflections program, and more.

Help keep the line moving by PRE-ORDERING, click HERE to reserve your Boo Bag today! Good while supplies last.

Click here to VOLUNTEER at the event or DONATE CANDY for a teacher treat. We hope to see you Thursday!

 

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"Trust but Verify" Recording

9/29/2020 10:28 pm

 

If you missed Trust but Verify, the first in our series of parent information Zooms, no problem. Here’s a link to the recording (passcode protected): https://tinyurl.com/y6grtp6r
 
*** Access Passcode for the recording can be obtained in the email notification sent from Mrs. Wilcox on 9/28/2020.
 
Wilson Counselors demonstrate how to work with your student for age appropriate accountability on checking grades, grade goals, determining if work has been turned in, and helping students take responsibility for their work. The presentation includes a screen share to walk you through PISD Google Classrooms, Parent Portal and other tools to help you understand how teachers and students are collaborating and turning in work.
 
If you have suggestions for future topics please send them to president@wilsonmiddleschoolpta.org.
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Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast

9/21/2020 11:01 pm

A Podcast for Parents, by Parents



National PTA is working to ensure our public schools provide a high-quality and equitable education for every child to reach their full potential. Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for millions of parents and the decisionmakers they influence.

Through the unique combination of expert, parent and educator guests, each episode features engaging conversations that offer real-life advice and ideas on how to support children’s learning and development—all in parent-friendly language.

Listen to Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast.

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Parent Education Workshop - You Can't Make Me!

9/21/2020 10:29 pm

A 4-week series workshop - You Can’t Make Me! Parenting A Strong-Willed Child Series - presented by Troslyn Perry-Mitchell (troslyn.perrymitche@pisd.edu)

Tuesday, September 22, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Tuesday, September 29, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Topics include understanding this not so unique temperament, creating a positive home/school environment, effective discipline, and empowering both parent and child.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83987593755?pwd=M1dudnhDajUwbk5UWmkzYWE2MjlsUT09

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