This is just a reminder that the Plano School District has a Virtual Backpack page that is loaded with information about school and community events. Click here: https://www.plano88.org/page/virtual-backpack For example, there is information about a FREE clothing giveaway this Saturday at Cornerstone Church; Trunk or Treat at the Methodist Church on Sunday; and next Thursday, October 28th is the Plano Chamber's Treats on the Street event! The Plano Library, 4-H and local sports organization information is also just a click away when you access the D88 Virtual Backpack. Open up this backpack today!
FREE Drive-Thru Satellite Food Pantry - Friday, October 15th from 6-7:30 PM at the First Lutheran Church of Plano located at 200 N. Center Street in Plano. Open to everyone in need! Note: This is the same food pantry that is normally held on the 3rd Friday of each month and was located at PH Miller/Bus Barn, but the location has been changed effective October 15, 2021. Click here for a copy of the October 15th flier: https://5il.co/10g16
Reminder: No school tomorrow, Monday, October 11th. Students and staff enjoy the day off!
Tickets are on sale for the PHS fall play performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Performance dates are times are October 8 & 9 at 6:30 PM & October 10 at 2pm. Tickets are only $5! You can preorder here: https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/56881
Due to projected rain on Saturday, Plano High School has changed the date of the Homecoming Fall Ball to Friday night. Check this flier for more info. Happy Homecoming!!
D88 has an early dismissal on Friday, Sept. 17th. 10:40 AM at PH, Middle & High Schools. 11:40 AM at Centennial & Emily Johns. Enjoy the weather!
There will be NO Kendall County Satellite Food Pantry this Friday, September 17th (NOT at PH Miller School or the Plano Bus Barn). Please watch your Email for a new location that will begin on October 15th. Please call the Plano School District Administration Office at 630/552-8978 with any questions. Sorry for the inconvenience, but we look forward to seeing all those in need on October 15th. Be well!
D88 has immediate opening for food service employees and bus drivers. Will train enthusiastic, serious applicants and, after successful background check, you can start right away! Work only when kids are in school! Call 630/552-8978 for more info or apply via www.plano88.org
Plano School District will have its first early dismissal of the 2021-22 school year on September 17th. Early Dismissal Times are as follows: PH Miller School (PK-1) – 10:40 AM; Centennial School (2-3) – 11:40 AM; Emily G Johns School (4-6) – 11:40 AM; Plano Middle School (7-8) – 10:40 AM; & Plano High School (9-12) – 10:40 AM Click on this link: https://5il.co/ybnq to access the entire school calendar, which includes other early dismissal dates and school holidays.
Last chance through D88 for school & sports physicals. Wednesday, August 25th from 3:30-6 PM at Emily G. Johns School. First come, first served, so come early to make sure you get an appointment. Click here for a copy of the flyer: https://5il.co/xoc7
Plano High School is excited to announce that the Homecoming Parade is tentatively scheduled for October 2nd at 10 AM (check in at 9 AM). Student Council representatives are in the process of choosing the theme for the event. The entire community of Plano is invited to participate in the Homecoming Parade. Please contact Liese Lebel at email@example.com or Danielle Litko at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Thanks!
Free Meals for ALL Students, All School Year ALL students are eligible for FREE meals during the 2021-22 school year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture will continue reimbursing schools for free meals to all students regardless of their income through the 2021-22 school year. There is no need to complete a Free/Reduced Lunch Application in order to receive free or reduced meals. Ala carte items will be available for purchase at the middle and high schools. A student must accept a fully reimbursable meal (contains all components) in order for it to be marked free. All students are eligible to purchase milk to accompany a sack breakfast or lunch from home. A fully reimbursable meal includes a carton of milk. A student would need to order a fully reimbursable meal in order to receive free milk. Student Fee Waivers Families who are not directly certified from the State of Illinois (SNAP, Medicaid or Foster-eligible), will be contacted by the school district and provided the link to apply for registration fee waivers. Based on the income information provided on the application, students fees may be waived (free), reduced (50%) or full-pay. Remember, families do not need to complete the Free-Reduced meal application in order to receive free breakfast and lunch at school. ALL students are eligible for FREE meals during the 2021-22 school year. Menus are posted on the district website.
School and sports physicals, for all grades, at Plano High School, Tuesday, Aug 10, from 9-noon and Wednesday, Aug 11, from 3-6 PM. Enter thru Door 3, wear a mask, $35.
Dear Parents/Guardians: Please click this link: https://www.smore.com/b17da to read an important and informative Back to School Newsletter. Best wishes for a great school year!
Plano 88 is now hiring for food service employees...head cook, full-time, part-time and subs. Will train qualified applicants and successful candidates may qualify for benefits. Perfect for parents or grandparents who wish to work when students are in session. Please apply via the district website at www.plano88.org or call 630/552-8978 for more info.
The Plano School District website has a VIRTUAL BACKPACK with information and fliers about events in and around the Plano community and schools. Click on this link: https://www.plano88.org/page/virtual-backpack to check out newly added stuff, including time-sensitive information about Youth Tackle Football spots that are open until midnight on July 30th; the Back to School Bash and Color Run; some of our school supply drop-off dates, and much more. Info is constantly updated and community partners are welcome to submit items for consideration.
Nandra Family Practice will be providing School & Sports Physical Clinics on Tuesday & Wednesday, August 10 & 11 at Plano High School. Please click here: https://5il.co/w1yv for a copy of the flier which gives more details about the exact location, times and requirements.
The Plano School District is partnering with the Plano Area Chamber of Commerce to offer a "Back to School Bash and Color Run" on Saturday, August 14th. The run starts at 5:00 PM and the event is from 3-8 PM at the Montcler Hotel, conveniently located on Route 34 between Plano and Sandwich. There is no charge to attend the Bash, which will include lively music, a dunk tank, bounce houses, pie toss, face painting, food & vendors and more! Click here for a copy of the flyer about the event: https://5il.co/vmfr. Please click here for a copy of the registration form to register for the "Color Fun Run." https://5il.co/vmfr Registration forms for the Color Run, which includes a tee-shirt, may be sent to the Chamber of Commerce or paid via PayPal. Questions about the Bash/Color Run may be addressed to the Chamber at 630/552-7272 or email@example.com
Pick up 14 DAYS of FREE MEALS today, Monday, July 19th, at Emily G Johns or Plano High Schools! That's right, 14 FREE breakfasts and 14 FREE lunches per child 18 and under. Wow! Now, that's a great way to stock the fridge and freezer with grab 'n go and easy to heat-up snacks for your busy and growing kids! Stop by either school between 11:30-12:30 or 5-6 PM today to grab your boxes and half-gallons of milk. The next pick-up will be Monday, July 26th and that will be the last for the summer. So, make some space in your refrigerator and come take advantage of the best Value Meal around town!
Kind of gloomy to swim...what should we do?? EAT! Drive-thru Emily Johns or Plano High School TODAY, Monday, between 11:30-12:30 or 5-6 PM and pick up 14 FREE Meals per child. Stock up the freezer & fridge for those sunny days when you ARE swimming and don't want to cook! ;)