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Upcoming Dates              


April 18th - Renner Spring Fling


April 19th - Student Holiday


April 22nd - Inclement Weather Student Holiday


April 26th - Teacher Treats


April 27th - Color Run 


May 6-10th - Teacher Appreciation Week


May 13th - STAAR Testing:  Math, 6th & 7th grades, Science, 8th grade


May 14th - STAAR Testing:  Reading, 6th & 7th grades, Social Studies, 8th grade


May 17th - 8th grade end of year party


May 24th - Last Day of School, early release 12:40 PM



Rescheduled until April 27th!!



The Nominating Committee of the Renner Middle School PTA submits the following nominees for the 2019-2020 Executive Board:
President - Stella Heidman
1st VP Programs - Karen Richards
2nd VP Volunteers - Amy Matz
3rd VP Ways & Means - Alice Chao
4th VP Membership - Kara Grimes
Secretary - Tricia Hunsucker
Treasurer - Nelsy Mele



Renner Spring Fling, April 18th


6th grade 3:30-5 PM

7th & 8th grade 5:30-7 PM


DJ, games, movies, crafts

Bring money for food and snow cones!



Welcome to Shepton High School!!

Current 8th Grade parents: 

Shepton High School & Shepton PTSA are excited to welcome your student and family for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please visit the Shepton PTSA website to create your Shepton High School account and subscribe to their newsletters.  We also encourage you to like our Facebook page to stay up to date on all of the latest Shepton High School and Shepton PTSA news!

Welcome to Shepton & Go Stallions!


Renner Middle School is looking for dads, step-dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. to volunteer in the following ways: Monitoring the gym, cafeteria and/or halls from 7:50-8:30 AM; Assisting with supervision of a 30 minute lunch; Helping with carpool from either 7:50-8:30 AM or 3:20-3:50 PM
Full details on the program can be found HERE
Please click HERE and sign up for your volunteer spot today!   





There will be a mandatory Parent Meeting for all parents of students interested in trying out for the Plano West Swim and Dive team: Thursday, April 25th, at 7 pm in the Presentation Room at Plano West. The team is open to students attending Jasper, Shepton and West for the 2019-2020 school year. Swimmers are encouraged to attend this meeting. 


New Swimmer Stroke Clinic will be held Saturday, April 27th from 7- 8:30 AM at Tom Muehlenbeck Center. This is for any swimmer who is not currently on the Plano West Swim Team. The stroke clinic will start promptly at 7am. Please RSVP to Coach Looney at or Coach Poland at


Swimmers will need suits, goggles, and caps. The try-out will be a swim practice designed to assess the swimmers' competitive swimming skills (including all strokes), ability to work as a part of a team, and competitive drive. 


Please check the Plano West swimming webpage for more details.


If you currently are receiving accommodations for a disability under Section 504 or Special Education and believe your need an accommodation in order to have equal access to participate in [tryouts/activity], please let [coach/sponsor] know as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours before the tryouts are scheduled.



Legislative News           


Next Election Day is May 4, 2019!  Make sure you are registered to vote at least 30 days before.  For election info, click HERE.


For more information about the Plano ISD school board election, click HERE.


Summary of Legislation and Testimony in Austin, click HERE.


**Early voting starts April 22**




Casserole time!!

Let's treat our teachers and staff to a nice dinner!  Please donate a casserole (or two) to our fabulous Renner teachers and staff.  Casserole meals cost $25 and include a casserole, salad and cookies.  these will be delivered during staff appreciation week and is one of the highlights of their week!  

                                      Donate HERE                                          




Did you know Renner has about 1200 students, and 100% of the faculty belong to PTA, but only 50% of Renner families have joined?!  Renner teachers are that committed to your children, and if they are, shouldn’t you be too?


We challenge YOU to be a part of your child’s school comm-YOU-nity and join today on the Renner Membership Toolkit (MTK) under

Membership costs only $25 for a 2-adult, or $20 for a single adult membership for the entire school year.


  • Each school has its own PTA, and joining one of your children’s schools does NOT mean you have joined them all. For example, joining at your elementary school does not automatically mean you have joined your middle or high school PTA,
  • Being a member keeps you informed. It does NOT mean you are volunteering for anything unless you choose to do so.
  • Joining means you will be included in the student directory (but you may opt out if you choose), and the directory is accessible under the MTK app easily downloaded for FREE on your smartphone.

Potential members frequently ask, “What does PTA really do, and what does my money pay for?”  Here are some examples of all the things your $20-25 pays for:

  1. Fun social events for the kids like throughout the year,
  2. Fundraisers like the Color Run, the Book Fair, and Packet Pick-Up day (saving you money on school supplies bought in bulk),
  3. PE apparel, music t-shirts, and other spirit wear from design to finished items for sale,
  4. Teacher grants for improvements to the school not paid for by the district,
  5. Hosting teacher appreciation lunches that aren’t paid for by your tax dollars,
  6. Guest speakers and experts brought into the school to discuss current topics of interest such as technology, and internet safety for the kids and parents.


If you have any questions, contact Sara Burnett, Renner V.P. - Membership at


Renew Your Volunteer Clearance with Plano ISD! 

The system is open for school year 2018-19. 

Click here:


Renewals must be done annually.

We love our volunteers!


Congratulations Renner Mustangs!!!!!!!!!!

We are so proud of our Renner Mustangs for all of their hard work at district science fair. Also, shout out to all of the awesome teachers that help support & guide them. Every participant in the district science fair advances to regional science fair. 


Students who placed in district this year are as follows:


Shakti Ramakrishna & Adithi Rallapalli 1st Place

      Winston Gruver                               1st Place

Aarya Ravishankar                               1st Place

         Ryan Bohluli                                  2nd Place

      Jasper Grizzle                                  2nd Place

Siddarth Bidare & Aadi Dhar                 3rd Place

Daniel Hassanieh & Ellis Shickman            Hon. Mention

                       Pranav Joshi                                         Hon. Mention                 

   Nickhil Pattikonda                                     Hon. Mention


22 students went on to compete in the Dallas Regional Science Fair, against all other middle school projects in the DFW area.


District Winners are:


Winston Gruver                                                1st Place, Behavioral & Social Sciences

Adithi Rallapalli & Shakti Ramakrishna            1st Place, Microbiology

Aarya Ravishankar                                           Honorable Mention, Biochemistry

Reva Kolhe                                                       Honorable Mention, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Sonya Shah                                                      Honorable Mention, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Aaditya Dhar & Siddarth Bidare                       Honorable Mention, Environmental Engineering

Ryan Bohluli                                                     Honorable Mention, Robotics & Intelligent Machines

Pranav Joshi                                                     Honorable Mention, Systems Software

Rizman Khan                                                    Honorable Mention, Biochemistry


               Special Awards

Ian Wang & Minhan:  Best Electronics or computing project by Texas Instruments

Aarya Ravishankar:  3rd Place in Exercise/Health/Nutrition by Cooper Institute


Anyone who placed 1st through 4th will advance to the state Science Fair in College Station.

Incoming Shepton Parents!
Are you interested in helping with the Athletic Booster?  We have some of the same positions you are accustomed to like Treasurer and Membership, but also options like Sports Rep for Basketball, etc.
If interested, please fill out the form found HERE

 Helpful Links:


Welcome to Renner PTA's Membership Toolkit!

If you already have a Membership Toolkit account with another organization,
you can use the same log-in here.

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