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Collin College Unveils Inaugural Research Journal

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March 23, 2017–Collin College recently published the inaugural edition of Quest: An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Journal. The mentor-reviewed journal showcases research in process, best practices and completed works from within the Collin College academic community. The online publication allows students the opportunity to publish their research. The first edition topics range from technology in the classroom to gender equality. Under the …

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DECA Students Bound for International Conference

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More than 70 Frisco ISD students have advanced to participate in the DECA International Career Development Conference, set for April 26-29 in Anaheim, California. DECA is a student organization dedicated to preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Students qualified for the internal conference through their participation in …

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FISD Engages Faith-Based Leaders at Breakfast Event

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Frisco ISD welcomed more than 100 faith-based leaders for conversation during a breakfast event on March 16. The event, introduced in 2015, is intended to promote greater understanding and improve communication between the District and clergy. Those in attendance represented a wide variety of religious beliefs and reflected the tremendous diversity of the school district. “We are in the business …

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Heritage Teacher Accepts Prize for Humanities Teaching

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Michelle Valliere, GT humanities teacher at Heritage High School, believes her subject, which covers more than 10,000 years of history, literature, the arts, philosophy, the births of nations and the fall of empires, can help her students become critical thinkers and enlightened citizens of the world. Humanities Texas agrees and Sam Moore of Humanities Texas presented Valliere with a framed …

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School Board to Discuss Search for New Superintendent

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening to develop a plan for selecting a new superintendent of schools. Current Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon, who joined FISD in 2013, announced his retirement Friday after 31 years in public education. He has been named the first president of Cooper Youth, a division of The Cooper Institute, and will lead …

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Frisco ISD Response to Attorney General Letter

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Frisco ISD has released the following letter, which will be submitted to the Texas Attorney General in response to an inquiry sent March 17 to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeremy Lyon. Download a PDF of the Frisco ISD’s response.     March 17, 2017 Mr. Andrew Leonie Deputy Attorney General Attorney General of Texas Post Office Box 12548 Austin, Texas 78711-2548 Re: …

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Calling Incoming Kindergartners for the 2017-18 School Year!

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Frisco ISD invites parents of children turning five years old by September 1, 2017 to enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. All elementary schools will host Kindergarten Round-Up the week of April 3-7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Extended hours will be available on Tuesday, April 4 until 7 p.m. Early registration gives parents information …

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Collin College Hosts Job Fair

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The annual Collin College Job Fair is scheduled from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, March 29 in the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The job fair is free and open to the public. The job fair will include full- and part-time opportunities in business, marketing, technology, insurance, sales, finance, office administration, service and other industries. Attendees will …

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Take the Happiness Advantage Challenge

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What does it take to be happy? Frisco ISD is inviting the entire community to participate in the 21-Day Happiness Advantage Challenge starting Monday, April 3. The process is simple and possible to do whether traveling, working or just going about a daily routine. The key is developing these habits by setting a routine and following through. The five steps are: …