Did you know PHS now has a brand-new athletics app this year? The Reaper App will provide fans with a mobile one-stop-shop that includes schedules, team information, and fan guides. Fans can download the app today from both the App Store and Google Play by searching "Plano Reapers."
Bilingual Spanish-speaking families are invited to a half-day workshop on Saturday, September 23rd from 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Emily G. Johns School. Dr. Ramirez will present two breakout sessions, entitled "No Excuses" and "How to Motivate Children to Succeed in Life." This workshop is in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and will kick-off the district's parent workshop series. Click here for a QR code to register and for further information in Spanish: https://5il.co/253at. Click here for the English version of the flier: https://5il.co/253au.
Remember, students have an early dismissal on Friday, Sept 15th. Preschool at 10 AM; 10:30 at PH Miller & Cent; 11:20 at Middle and High; Noon at EGJ. There is no half-day PK on Sept 15th. Enjoy a fun, fall afternoon!
Fall into FREE Food this Friday! Don't miss the FREE Plano Food Pantry today, Friday, September 15th from 6-7:30 PM. All in need are welcome to walk or drive-thru the location at First Lutheran Church in Plano, 200 N Center Street.
It is that time of year again! The Plano High School Homecoming 2023 Parade is Saturday, October 7th. If you would like to participate, please check out this PHS news article about registration and deadline information: https://www.plano88.org/o/phs/article/1218503
With the arrival of hot days, it's crucial that D88 students and staff stay well hydrated throughout the day. We therefore strongly recommend that everyone bring their own water bottle to school. Students and staff can then refill their water bottle all day in order to stay hydrated. Students will also be provided with time to fill their water bottles before boarding the bus in the afternoon. We advise everyone to clearly mark bottles with their name. Elementary schools will continue to monitor temperatures for outdoor recess in order to determine a unified plan that is in the best interest of student’s safety. Please check middle and high school announcements for important info about sports practices and games.
School starts tomorrow! Remember, breakfast AND lunch is FREE for ALL students. Half-day Pre-K students even get a FREE breakfast or lunch. Click here for ALL menus: https://www.plano88.org/page/breakfast-and-lunch-menus-all-schools or check school page for building specific menus.
Do you need some new Plano fall gear? The Reaper athletic department will have an online apparel store open all year long. The online store has t-shirts, sweatshirts, polos, jackets, jerseys, hats, and other accessories. Please use the link below to get some Plano merch! https://shop.game-one.com/illinois/plano/plano-reapers/t-shirts
Just for the month of August, the FREE Plano Food Pantry will be held on the second Friday of the month or Friday, August 11th. There will be fresh fruit, veggies, bread items, frozen meat, canned goods and other goodies! FREE backpacks for the kids will be available, too. Set a reminder on your phone to come to the FREE Plano Food Pantry on Friday, August 11th, from 6-7:30 PM. All in need are welcome to walk or drive-thru the location at First Lutheran Church in Plano, 200 N Center Street. Bring your food pantry card, if you have one. If you don't, our friendly staff will issue you one in 2 minutes.
The last Read-Aloud Wednesday stories have been posted today. Please click here to read this week's stories: https://www.plano88.org/page/read-aloud-wednesday . Have your students listen to ALL of the stories and get them excited about reading aloud as the school year nears!
Click here: https://www.smore.com/znfet to read the District 88 Back to School Newsletter that is loaded with all kinds of good information!
Food prices keep rising! Don't miss the FREE Plano Food Pantry this Friday, July 21st, from 6-7:30 PM. All in need are welcome to walk or drive-thru the location at First Lutheran Church in Plano, 200 N Center Street. Stock up on some summer staples!
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Are your kids bored In the car on the way to the pool, park or camping? Click here to listen to 3 of your favorite Plano teachers read well-loved stories: https://www.plano88.org/page/read-aloud-wednesday New stories posted each week!
Emily G Johns start and end times have changed slightly for the 2023-24 school year. Start time is 9 AM & dismissal at 3:40 PM. Transportation and administration have worked hard to revise the times, per parents' requests, and hope this announcement helps parents plan ahead for next school year. Bus times will be shared later. Click here for the calendar with start, end and early dismissal times at the bottom. https://5il.co/1ywr0
Click here: https://www.plano88.org/article/1160141 for details about family-friendly events being offered by the City of Plano during the 4th of July holiday weekend. The fun starts tonight, Wednesday, with Midweek Music by the Police Dept, then fireworks on Friday at PHS, and a walking parade on Sunday. Don't miss the fun!
Three new D88 Read-Alouds are posted now! If you missed last week's stories, they are still live! Click here to listen to 3 of your favorite Plano teachers read well-loved stories: https://www.plano88.org/page/read-aloud-wednesday
Don't miss the FREE Plano Food Pantry on Friday, June 16th, from 6-7:30 PM. All in need are welcome to walk or drive-thru the location at First Lutheran Church in Plano, 200 N Center Street. Stock up on some summer staples!
Check out the D88 Read-Alouds that will be posted each Wednesday throughout the summer for students and their parents to enjoy. Listen to favorite Plano teachers read 3 different well-loved stories! Click here to link the page: https://www.plano88.org/page/read-aloud-wednesday
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Plano schools will offer FREE bag breakfasts at two school buildings during the month of June. Children 18 and under can pick up a FREE breakfast bag at PH Miller or Plano High School between the hours of 7:45-8:15 AM, Monday-Thursday from June 5-29th.