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Leadership Prep School Opens Secondary Campus in Frisco, Texas

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Frisco, TX – Leadership Prep School (LPS) celebrated the opening of its secondary campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Approximately 600 people were in attendance at this event. During the ceremony, Mayor Jeff Cheney recognized Monday, August 14, 2017 as “Leadership Prep School Frisco Day,” and Collin County Commissioner Susan Fletcher …

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25-Year Economic Impact Study Shows Sales Tax Used To Fund Economic Development Results In Strong Roi To The City Of Frisco

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(August 15, 2017) $31.1 billion is the cumulative economic impact of the projects facilitated by the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) during its first 25 years in operation. That’s one of the key findings to come out of a recent, independent economic impact study of the FEDC. The study covers the first 25 years of the FEDC, from 1991 to …

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The National Videogame Museum Announces Educational Scholarships For High School Students

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Support Technology Education Scholarships for Students on North Texas Giving Day 8/10/17 – (Frisco, TX) – The National Videogame Museum (NVM) has established a scholarship program to award four $1,500 scholarships to high school students interested in pursuing a career in the videogame or technology fields. Students must be enrolling in any four-year college or university beginning fall 2018. The museum …

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Leadership Prep School Opens Secondary Campus in Frisco, Texas

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Frisco, TX – Leadership Prep School (LPS) will celebrate the opening of its secondary campus with a ribbon cutting event taking place at 8100 Teel Parkway; Frisco, Texas on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM and is honored to have Mayor Jeff Cheney speak at this momentous occasion. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the newly-built facility. LPS families, media, …

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Meet New Superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip

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Growing up in a small town in West Texas, there was never any doubt that Mike Waldrip and his younger brother would go to college. “It was a non-negotiable as far as my father was concerned,” Waldrip said. “He didn’t really care what we did or where we studied, but we were going to college because he always felt like …

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Convergence Technology Center Advisor Receives National Technology Education Recognition

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July 28, 2017 – Matt Glover, a member of the Business and Industry Leadership Team (BILT) for the National Convergence Technology Center at Collin College, was honored with the HI-TEC Industry Recognition Award at a ceremony in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19. The award recognizes key industry personnel for outstanding contributions to the promotion of technology education. “I count …

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Frisco Library Earns National Recognition

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The ESL class with instructors Sheri Smith and Kristen Dye The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) has selected Frisco Public Library as one of three national finalists for ESL programs as part of their 2017 DollarWise Innovation Grant. This honor recognizes the Library’s commitment to education and service to the City’s diverse population through its English Language Lab. Grant finalists …

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Fowler Educator Named Top Texas Teacher of American History

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A teacher from Frisco ISD’s Fowler Middle School has been recognized by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History as the 2017 Texas History Teacher of the Year. Patience LeBlanc, eighth grade U.S. history teacher and social studies instructional coach, was selected by a panel of teachers, administrators and scholars for achievements in American history education. Winners were chosen based …

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 Frisco Library’s 2nd Annual Grow-A-Reader Workshop: August 12

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Free day of training for parents and teachers of young children FRISCO, TEXAS (July 20, 2017) — Discover how to plant the seeds of successful early literacy education at Frisco Public Library’s Second Annual Grow a Reader Day. The event, on Saturday, August 12th, from 9am – 5pm offers participants the chance to earn up to six hours of Continuing Professional Education …