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Originally delivered on 5/2/2021 1:45 pm

SUBJECT: Carlisle PTA May Howler

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May Howler

Mark Your Calendar

May 11 - STAAR testing grades 3-5, Mathematics

May 12 - STAAR testing grades 3-5, Reading

May 13 - STAAR testing grade 5, Science; PTA Board Meeting at 5 pm

May 20 - PTA General Meeting at 5 pm 

May 27 - Last Day of School - Early Release

Staff Appreciation Week

This week (May 3rd through 7th) is Staff Appreciation Week!!! After this epic weird year let's show our staff that we see their constant pivoting and we appreciate them so much! 

Get those homemade cards going and have your kids do some recon on what their teachers love!! 

Don't forget you can access Staff Favorites lists on the PTA page.

Sign-up for a Country - Videos due May 9
A Note for Our 5th Grade Parents

Dear Fifth Grade Parents/Guardians,

My name is Kristen Harner.  My son, Lucas Harner, is in Ms. B’s class. I wanted to relay two pieces of information regarding what our Carlisle PTA is doing in order to celebrate our amazing fifth graders!

Our Carlisle PTA had congratulatory yard signs made for each of our students.  Please reach out to me via text at 214-784-1788 if you have not received your student’s yard sign. 

I am also currently putting our fifth grade video together.   This video will be distributed directly to each of the student’s family but will not be posted on social media.  The video will highlight each of our 96 fifth graders with a few photos (past and present).  Please fill out this form, so I can include your child in the video.  If you do not wish for your child to be in our Carlisle fifth grade video, fill out the form anyway and make me aware of your choice. If you have difficulty with the form, please text me at 214-784-1788 or email me at

This video will be presented to the fifth grade students  with our fifth grade flag sometime after May 20th. Once the video is presented to our fifth graders, it will be distributed to the child’s parent and/or guardians. 

Please feel free to reach out to me if you have any other questions; I will get back with you as soon as possible.

Thank you for your help as we support our fifth graders,

Kristen Harner



Spirit Wear

Please take a moment to provide feedback to Carlisle PTA about Spirit Wear.

Feedback Form
Summer Programs in PISD
Click Here for Summer Programming
Rock enRoll

Rock enRoll - It’s time to “RockEnroll” for next school year’s Head Start, kindergarten and preK programs. Look for more information and resources throughout this week on Plano ISD’s website and social media, including a new Early Childhood Programs website portal, launching tomorrow. #PISDRockEnroll

Kinder enrollment starts March 19th. All registration will be online only at Any questions, please contact Kelli Fothergill at the Carlisle front office (

Community Fundraising

Amazon Smile 

Kroger Community Rewards Organization Number - AT511

Tom Thumb Good Neighbor program Charity # 2135

Box Tops For Education  Use the app and scan your receipts. Send in any clipped Box Tops to the mailbox in the foyer!

Coca Cola Gives  Send in your codes to the mailbox in the foyer or enter them on Carlisle's Coke Gives donation page

POGO Pass  Coupon Code - CARLISLE

World Wear Bin

Spring cleaning?  Don’t forget about our World Wear Project donation bin! It’s located on the sidewalk by the cafeteria & carpool line.  Top tips - use kitchen bags to secure your donations as they don't tend to get stuck in the shoot and don't leave items outside the bin.  Email if the bin is full.    

  • shoes

  • clothing

  • hats/caps

  • purses

  • backpacks

  • toys

  • stuffed animals

Keep our Campus Safe!

Contact the Plano Police Department to report carpool traffic violations.

The Plano Police Department utilizes the Traffic Violation and Special Enforcement Hotline to improve driver education and voluntary compliance with traffic laws. Motorists who observe a red light violation or any dangerous driving behavior are encouraged to call the Traffic Unit at 972-941-LITE (5483) and provide the license plate number of the vehicle involved in the incident, as well as a description of the incident. Additionally, special Traffic Enforcement Requests (TERs) can be made by calling the 972-941-LITE (5483) hotline as well as online.

4th and 5th Graders Get Your Free Pass

See America's natural wonders and historic sites for free.  Visit to get your free pass today!

2021-2022 Approved PISD Calendar

At its December 8th meeting, the PISD  Board of Trustees approved the 2021-2022 school calendar. 

School will start on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 and end on Friday, May 27, 2022.  Winter break will run from Dec. 20-Jan. 3, followed by a staff work day on Jan. 4. Spring break will be a bit longer next year, with students off from March 7-14 and returning to classes on Tuesday, March 15. 

Click here to check the proposed calendar.

PISD Covid Testing Updates

PISD will be publishing daily Covid testing updates, Monday through Friday, at: coviddashboard

The numbers include all PISD students and teachers/staff with confirmed cases of Covid-19 and numbers of recoveries.

Join the PTA!

Be a part of every child's success story!  Join parents, students, educators, and community members to make students' dreams come true! For less than $12, you can join and have access to member discounts, online resources, and other special perks.

Just head to our website to sign up!  

Questions?  Email

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