District News

  • Plainview ISD announces 2017-2018 retirees

    As the 2017 -2018 school year comes to an end, Plainview ISD celebrates the careers of twenty long-term employees who elected to retire during or at the end of this school year.

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  • Thunderbird Elementary principal, assistant principal announced

    Thunderbird Elementary will be under a new campus leadership team for the 2018-2019 school year following the recent appointment of Karla Dunn as campus principal and Katrina Garrett as assistant principal.

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  • Breakfast honors graduates, inspiring teachers

    Fifty-four honor graduates of the Plainview High School Class of 2018 were celebrated on May 22 with an Honor Graduate Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church.

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  • School Board honors 2017-2018 Educators of the Year

    Twelve outstanding educators were recognized by the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees at their regular meeting on May 17. The honored educators are recipients of the 2017-2018 Educator of the Year awards for their respective campuses. The award is the highest award given to teachers by the district.

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  • PHS announces 2018 student honors

    PHS senior Kristan Rincon was named 2018 class valedictorian and Lucy Hernandez was named class salutatorian at the 2018 Plainview High School Scholarship and Awards Assembly held on Monday evening. Who’s Who Awards, certificates of academic achievement, and scholarships recipients were also presented during the ceremony held in the PHS auditorium.

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  • Clay R. Warren Memorial Scholarship / Red White & Blue Revue

    Plainview High School graduating senior Justin Josiah “JJ” Rodriguez, son of Ernest and Mariana Rodriguez, was recently awarded the Clay R. Warren Memorial Scholarship for 2018 by Mark and Freada Warren.

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  • Plainview ISD announces 2017 - 2018 Years of Service Awards

    Plainview ISD Human Resource Services Department spent a few days recently delivering awards to employees being recognized for years of service as the 2017-2018 school year nears completion. Sixty-eight employees were honored with small gifts of appreciation for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years with the district.

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  • Ash High School students celebrated at Awards Banquet

    “We are as proud as a peacock of all our students,” Ash High School principal Rodney Wallace said, explaining the peacock theme of the campus’s annual awards banquet held on Thursday evening, May 3, in the school cafeteria. The program, led by the campus student council, gave evidence of the accomplishments of students attending the alternative high school this year and highlighted the many reasons staff and parents had to be proud of the students celebrated.

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  • Ten educators awarded Chamber of Commerce mini-grants

    Ten Plainview ISD educators were recognized during the April meeting of the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees as recipients of mini-grants awarded through the Plainview Chamber of Commerce Education Committee.

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  • PHS varsity choirs earn two Sweepstakes Awards at UIL Competition

    The Plainview High School A Cappella Choir and Varsity Treble Choir brought home sweepstakes awards at for UIL Concert / Sightreading Competition held at Estacado High School in Lubbock on April 3. Sweepstakes, by UIL standards, indicates a Division 1 or superior recognition for both a concert performance and sightreading ability.

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  • Board of Trustees names Dr. H. T. Sanchez as lone finalist for Superintendent

    During a Special Called Meeting on April 11, the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Dr. H. T. Sanchez as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools. In accordance with state law, the district must now wait 21 days before offering Dr. Sanchez a contract.

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  • Patrick Ceniseros to receive LaVern Roach Award

    Plainview High School senior Patrick Ceniseros was selected from 10 nominees as the 68th recipient of the LaVern Roach Award, the most prestigious recognition and the highest honor given to PHS male graduating seniors. The award memorializes world-renowned welterweight boxing champ LaVern Roach, a 1943 PHS graduate who died in 1950 from injuries received during a boxing match in New York City. Roach’s widow, Evelyn Roach Trice, established the award after his death to promote the lifestyle her husband embodied -- clean living, good citizenship and sportsmanship.

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  • Trini Perez named Nelda McQuien Laney Award recipient

    Following a vote by the PHS student body, Plainview High School graduating senior Trini Perez was named as the first recipient of the Nelda McQuien Laney Award. The award, established this year in memory of the “First Lady of West Texas” Nelda McQuien Laney, recognizes a senior girl who is in good standing at PHS, exhibits the traits of leadership and good citizenship, and is involved in student organizations at Plainview High School.

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  • Ten PHS senior girls nominated for the Nelda McQuien Laney Award

    Ten Plainview High School senior girls have been selected as nominees for the Nelda McQuien Laney Award. This prestigious award, established this year in memory of the “First Lady of West Texas” Nelda McQuien Laney, recognizes a senior girl who is in good standing at PHS, exhibits the traits of leadership and good citizenship, and is involved in student organizations at Plainview High School.

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  • Ten PHS seniors nominated for the LaVern Roach Award

    Ten Plainview High School senior boys have been nominated for the 2018 Lavern Roach Memorial Award, the most prestigious honor given to a PHS male graduating senior. The award is named in honor of LaVern Roach, a 1943 PHS graduate and welterweight boxing champion who died from injuries received in the ring in 1950.

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  • 118 Plainview High School band students advance to state competition

    Plainview High School band students walked away with 169 first division medals and 118 students advancing to the state competition following the Region 16 UIL Band Solo and Ensemble Contest held on Feb. 24 at Coronado High School in Lubbock.

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  • 55 Plainview High School choral students advance to state competition

    Plainview High School choral students walked away with 116 1st Division medals and 55 students advancing to the state competition following the Region 16 UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest hosted by Frenship High School.

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  • Local students vote for Bluebonnet Award recipient

    Sixty-four Plainview ISD elementary students were among 141,141 Texas students in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades to cast a vote to determine which children’s book would receive the coveted 2018 Texas Bluebonnet Award (TBA).

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  • Coronado NJHS inducts 33 new members

    Thirty-three Coronado Middle School students were inducted into the Coronado chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) on Thursday evening, February 8, in the Coronado auditorium.

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  • Estacado NJHS inducts new members

    Twenty-three Estacado Middle School students were inducted into the Estacado Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) on Thursday evening at Estacado.

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