1. Plano Middle School Set to Host Open House on Thursday, Aug. 31

    August 30, 2017

    Dear Plano Middle School Families, We would like to remind you the Plano Middle School Open house is Thursday, August 31 from 6-7:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity to visit the school and meet your student’s teachers. The format is an open house setting where parents can come and go visiting the school and talking […]

  2. Homework Club has Begun at Plano Middle School!

    August 30, 2017

    Homework Club has begun at Plano Middle School! This year, Mrs. Dawn Serio is in charge of Homework Club, which began earlier this week. It is held in the Learning Resource Center until 4 p.m. on Monday-Thursdays. Support will be available for all the core subjects – language arts, science, history and math. Club highlights […]

  3. Plano School District to Have Record Number Honored at Statewide “Those Who Excel” Awards

    August 28, 2017

    The Plano School District Board of Education and administration is pleased to announce that six individuals and a team will be honored in October at the “Those Who Excel” program sponsored by the Illinois State Board of Education. The Illinois State Board of Education annually sponsors “Those Who Excel” to honor individuals who have made […]

  4. Plano Middle School Staff and Students Experience Solar Eclipse

    August 28, 2017

    On Monday, August 21, during afternoon Advisory classes, the staff and students experienced first-hand the solar eclipse. This was the first time since 1979 any part of the United States experienced this phenomenon. The duration of the eclipse was approximately three hours, with the peak of the coverage taking place at 1:15 p.m. The staff […]

  5. “I Love Math!”

    August 25, 2017

    Second grader, Shawn V., sent a message to the Administration Office via the district website stating the three words any teacher would love to hear…”I love math!”  Dr. Hector Garcia, Superintendent, heard about Shawn’s message and visited Centennial School to present him with a special college pencil.  Dr. Garcia also congratulated Shawn’s teacher, Mrs. Jennifer […]

  6. Plano Teacher Named Top 10 Finalist for Illinois “Teacher of the Year”

    August 22, 2017

    BREAKING NEWS Illinois Teacher of the Year finalists selected: Faith Skinner staff member at Emily G. Johns School located in Plano, in Plano Community Unit School District 88. 2018 Illinois Teacher of the Year to be named October 28  ————— On Monday, August 21st, Plano School District 88 was notified that Mrs. Faith Skinner had been […]

  7. Plano Middle School Students Enjoyed The Sixth Annual Back to School Bash!

    August 22, 2017

    On Friday, August 18, students and families in from all over the district enjoyed the sixth annual Back to School Bash at Reaper Stadium at Plano High School – especially some of the middle school students! Here’s a quick photo gallery of some of the middle schoolers excited to be a part of the festivities! […]

  8. Welcome back, students and staff at Plano Middle School!

    August 22, 2017

    Welcome back, students and staff at Plano Middle School! There are some new faces in the building, including the new vice principal/athletic director, Mr. Tim Swade (pictured below). He was most recently the Dean of Students at Harter Middle School in Sugar Grove. He replaced Mike Zeman, who is now the principal at Centennial. The […]

  9. Experiencing History…

    August 21, 2017

    Centennial Elementary School students were able to safely experience the historic solar eclipse today at school. With the help of NASA’s live videos and the support of their teachers, the students watched the event unfold right before them. Several classrooms welcomed the eclipse with a round of applause and cheers making this a memorable occasion. 

  10. Important News About Solar Eclipse from High School Principal

    August 21, 2017

    Dear Parents/Guardians: Today August 21, 2017, there will be the first total eclipse visible in the United States in nearly 40 years. An eclipse occurs when the moon is aligned between the sun and the earth, and the moon blocks the rays of the sun. In southern Illinois, they will experience a total eclipse.  In […]


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