Plano ISD health screening reminder #covid-19

From Plano ISD

Health Screening Reminder for Families

Now that students are back in buildings for face-to-face instruction, we need your assistance in keeping everyone healthy and safe. Parents are reminded to please take a moment each day to monitor your children’s health and do not send them to school if they are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19. No one should enter a Plano ISD school or facility if any of the following apply:

  • Sick with symptoms that could be COVID-19. Symptoms to watch for: fever (100°F or higher), cough, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, fatigue, congestion/running nose, nausea/diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell.
  • Has a confirmed case of COVID-19 or has been in close contact with a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19. These individuals must follow all isolation and quarantine guidelines from the local health authority or their physician.
  • Has a household member who is awaiting COVID-19 test results, or who is awaiting their own test results.

If any of the above conditions apply, the COVID-19 Student Reporting Form should be completed. Students and staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 will be permitted to return to school when:

  • They are 24 hours fever-free without using fever-reducing medication; and
  • Symptoms improved (cough, difficulty breathing, etc.); and
  • 10 days have passed since symptoms began

If a student wants to return to school prior to meeting the above criteria, they must obtain a medical professional’s note clearing them for return based on an alternative diagnosis or receive a negative PCR or antigen test.

Thank you for helping to keep our students healthy and safe.

Plano Families First Fall Fair canceled

City of Plano: “After reviewing the current COVID conditions in the City of Plano and considering the potential size and duration of this event, the City of Plano has canceled Plano Families First Event scheduled for Saturday,
Oct. 17. The City of Plano remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of our community.”

Police report – Gunshot update: Three 18-year-olds charged with murder in connection with fatal shooting of Plano 18-year-old man

Police said shooting happened
around 2:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 in Plano, Texas.

On Oct. 6, Plano Police reported a third 18-year-old man Michael Anthony Davis was charged with murder. Police said he has been arrested.

Plano Police said they have arrested a third 18-year-old in connection with the fatal shooting.
Plano Police report: Two men being held at Collin County Detention Facility.

Updated: Legacy Drive shooting suspects charged in Plano TX with aggravated assault with deadly weapon

Plano Police report #planotxshooting #planocrimes

What happened? On Sept 10, Plano Police Officers were dispatched to a Shooting incident in the 100 block of Legacy Drive near U.S. 75.

Police determined shots had been fired from the parking lot into a truck, striking the driver. Another person walking to his vehicle was also struck by gunfire. Police reported that the vehicle fled before officers arrived.

The shooting victim inside the black pickup was transported by Plano Fire-Rescue to a local hospital for medical treatment. The other gunshot victim drove himself to the hospital.

Authoritie said both suffered non life-threatening injuries.

Updated: On Sept. 13, Plano Police executed arrest warrants and suspects were taken into custody without incident.

Plano Police reported the suspects have been charged in connection with the crimes. Plano Police reported that 18-year old Xavier Alexander Aguirre, 26-year old Rani Bryanna Gamboa, and 25-year old Trevaughn Cortez Linnear have been arrested.

Aguirre and Linnear have been charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Gamboa has been charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence.

See who is locked up in Collin County TX.

Upon execution of a search warrant, nine firearms, $18,000 in cash, and approximately 2000 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cartridges were recovered.

Police report the investigation remains ongoing.


NBC5 DFW story 3 Arrested, Charged in Connection With Shooting in Plano

WFAA Channel 8 story 3 arrested in connection with shooting at parking lot on Legacy Drive in Plano

How Collin Creek Mall looks in 2020 #collincreekmall #planomallredevelopment

Collin Creek Mall, which opened in the summer of 1981, is being redeveloped in Plano, Texas.

This is what Collin Creek Mall looks like on a sunny Sunday in September 2020 off Alma Drive between Plano Parkway and 15th Street west of U.S. 75 in Plano TX.

This is what Collin Creek could become.

Plano TX: Heritage Farmstead Museum reopens to public; reserve small group, personalized tours

Heritage Farmstead Museum will reopen to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 2 after months of being closed because of COVID-19. Small group tours will be offered in two formats, which will allow guests to visit the grounds and experience all the farm has to offer while still ensuring the health and safety of all.

Photos courtesy of Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano Texas

“We are eager to welcome guests back to the farm,” said Heritage
Farmstead Museum Executive Director M’Lou Hyttinen.
“Our team has worked hard to offer creative and new ways for guests to explore the farm in a safe and comfortable way.  We look forward to seeing you soon!”

The farm will offer limited capacity general grounds admission for $5
per guest on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Purchasing
tickets in advance is suggested, but walk-up tickets are also available.
Guests may tour the grounds, feed the farm’s free-roaming chickens,
learn from educational displays posted around the property and explore
the exterior of the buildings on the property.  A house tour is not
included in this admission option.

Guests are encouraged to bring a book or picnic and linger to enjoy the farm’s idyllic four-acre site.

In addition, the farm will offer limited capacity personalized tours of
the farm’s Ammie Wilson House and Young House on Fridays at 10 a.m.,
10:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. for $10 per guest.  Tours last about 75
minutes and also include the general grounds admission features listed
above. Farmstead house tours are self-guided and begin in the Ammie
Wilson House. This grand house is the center of the farmstead and
exemplifies life on the Blackland Prairie in the early 1900s.

The current exhibit celebrates the 1920’s and all of the fashion, glamour
and glitz of the era. Guests will also tour the Young House, which was
built in 1880. It features a new exhibit depicting an early rural Texas
home, pre-electricity and plumbing. This visit option concludes with a
hay ride through the farm, allowing guests to observe the beautiful
gardens, various animals, working blacksmith shop and other features of
the property.

Since the museum abruptly closed in March, 10 new lambs have been added to the farm’s livestock. A new pig has also joined the friendly animal
menagerie.  The farm’s chickens are also now free roaming on the
property during tours, allowing all guests to feed the feathered flock.

Photos courtesy of Heritage Farmstead Museum on 15th Street block east of Custer Road

Masks are required inside all buildings at the Heritage Farmstead
Museum, as well as in other spaces when interacting with people outside
of the guest’s immediate family.

To purchase tickets for either tour option, please visit Call 972-881-0140 with questions.:

Amy Sandling Crawford

Photos courtesy Heritage Farmstead Museum

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