The PISD Express is a weekly eNewsletter communication from Superintendent Dr. Watkins to help keep parents and community members abreast of upcoming events and accomplishments of Prosper ISD students and staff.
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PISD Express ~ April 3, 2020
April 3, 2020 • Vol. 31
School Closure Continues...
Covid-19 District eLearning & Informational Updates
News Attention Seniors!!!
Jostens will be doing HOME DELIVERIES of your Cap and Gown starting Saturday (tomorrow) and possibly Sunday. For the moment, graduation is still scheduled for May 23, 2020, at The Star in Frisco. Be on the lookout for more information on home deliveries for those paid in full in a separate email. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the high school if you have any questions.
Pre-K, Kindergarten and New Dual Language (DL)
Incoming Pre-K and new to the district Incoming Kindergarten students will begin registration when new student registration opens on April 6th. Please click here for information to determine if your student qualifies for Pre-K. Please click here for more info regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year.
The Dual Language Meeting for incoming kindergarten students has been canceled. The information that was to be presented at the meeting can be found by clicking here. The application is open at this time, click here for the PISD DL Application.
Ongoing eLearning Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to some frequently asked questions, in light of the facility closures and eLearning.
We would love to hear directly from our parents about the innovative learning in which your children are participating to be considered for submissions in our weekly PISD Highlights and the Spring/Summer PISD Highlights Magazine. If you are willing to share a description, and possibly a picture or two, to be considered for our weekly PISD Highlights and/or the PISD Highlights Magazine, please complete the form below.
eLearning Highlights Form
Retrieving Student Google/Email Account Information & How to Rock eLearning
Click the button below to learn how to retrieve student google/email account information and how to rock eLearning.
Library Resources and Reference Desk Hours
The library services department has a website of curated resources to assist families at home with students' literacy, research, and information needs.
Literacy and Reading Resources
Librarian Virtual Reference Desk
Technical Support & Chromebooks
If you don't have a Chromebook device or internet at home and need one for your child's eLearning needs and haven't already picked one up, please contact HomeHelp@prosper-isd.net to arrange a time at Central Administration between 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm, Monday through Friday during regular school business days. Equipment pickups are by appointment only.
If you need technical support please email us at HomeHelp@prosper-isd.net or call 469-219-2444 for help. We are monitoring the phone between the hours of 8 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday during regular school business days. Please leave a detailed voice message and a contact number where we can contact you. Outside of those hours please feel free to send an email to HomeHelp@prosper-isd.net and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
If the equipment that you borrowed from the district is no longer working or is having issues, please contact HomeHelp@prosper-isd.net, Monday through Friday during regular school business days to arrange support. Please, no walk in traffic. We want to keep everybody safe while servicing your technology needs.
Prosper ISD food services will offer grab and go lunch pickup at Baker, Furr, Rucker, and Windsong Elementary campuses Monday - Friday from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm for the duration of the district facilities closure. Parents may drive through the front car loop to pick up meals from a staff member for their children. Please remain in your car if coming to pick up meals to help us continue the practice of social distancing. Meals will be provided in the same location for anyone walking up. In addition, many of our local community organizations have stepped up to provide food to those in need.
Community Resources Theatre Production Auditions
For Incoming 9th Graders
Video auditions for both actors and technicians are due on May 1st.
Join the Google Classroom for more information
(Class Code: PWHTNBW)
For Questions Contact:
RHHS - Sariea Haney
PHS - Vicki Kirkley
Only in Prosper Only in Prosper...
Since school closure, Prosper ISD has enrolled nearly 80 new students - not even a pandemic can slow the growth of PISD - wow!
Health & Safety Apart We Stand Together
At the direction of the State, we will be sending information through social media over the next 10 days. These informative messages will help the Prosper ISD community to work together to fight COVID-19. Head to http://tea.texas.gov/staywell for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon.
Social distancing tips for families
Coronavirus is affecting the day-to-day lives of families around the world. Social distancing is one precaution that has left many parents wondering how to keep their kids busy. It's important to stay healthy during this time and there are many ways to keep kids busy. See tips on how to build a new normal.
Tips to keep kids happy and healthy. We Are Prosper Stay Healthy Prosper!
Click here to view a special message from your PISD Nurses.
Quick Links 2 Minute Drill Community News Eagle Chat FAQ PISD Highlights
We are excited to give our friends and families a glimpse into the great things happening at PISD during this time of eLearning. On the PISD website, prosper-isd.net, you will find a PISD Highlights link under the Discover PISD tab. This site houses stories about great learning taking place virtually and highlights of excellence around the district.
Story 1: SHHHH.... The Teacher is Talking
Story 2: Personalizing Education
Story 3: Coronavirus Acrostic Poem
Story 4: Still Connecting
Story 5: Eager to Start the Day
Story 6: Enjoying the Unconventional
PISD Highlights Humor
of the Week
Prosper Independent School District
605 East Seventh Street, Prosper, TX 75078