Community and Parent Resources
Cable News: District announcements and Allen High School Communication Department programs are broadcast on Time Warner Cable Channel 98 in Allen. KGLE 3 Teen News, three-time winner of the CNN/NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker award, airs weekdays at 11 a.m. District announcements include each week's lunch menus for elementary schools. Allen ISD staff, PTA's and student organizations may submit announcements by sending pertinent information (who, what, when, where, why) to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 972-727-0510. Please submit at least one week before the date of the event. Channel 98 announcements are updated every Monday and Friday.District Web Site: The most up-to-date school news is available on the district’s website with press releases, general information, links to all the district campuses and departments and Board policies along with a variety of other information.
Facebook: Allen ISD maintains an active Facebook page where news and announcements are posted almost immediately. Just search Allen Independent School District and hit "Like".Fast Track e-mail News Service: An electronic newsletter for parents and patrons of Allen ISD. Click here to join our mailing list. The latest edition is here.
Peachjar: Peachjar publicizes campus, district and local non-profit group activities including programs, fundraisers and classes via email and websites rather than having to print hundreds of fliers.
Additional information sources: The Public Information Office produces a variety of resources for the public. These include an annual report on the state of the district and information packets with significant information and statistics for both new and long-time residents. Digital copies are located on the Public Information homepage, print copies are available by contacting the Public Information Office.