View Post

Fundraising Event To Help Expand After-School And Summer Programs

In General Interest by admin

Frisco, Texas (February 23, 2017) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) is pleased to announce their sixth Annual Charity Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Thursday, March 30th, at Gleneagles Country Club. The Title Sponsor for the sixth year is Money Matters with Ken Moraif. BGCCC has branches in the cities of Frisco, McKinney and Plano …

View Post

FISD Wrestlers Compete in Regional Meet

In School News by admin

Over 60 Frisco ISD wrestlers competed at the Region 2-5A meet held Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, at Wakeland High School. In the boys’ competition, the team from Centennial High School was the regional runner-up, and in the girls’ division, the team from Liberty High School was crowned regional champions. Individually, FISD had 18 boys and 9 girls …

View Post

CTE Mock Trial Team Advances to Semi Finals

In School News by admin

The 2016-2017 competitive mock trial team from the FISD Career and Technical Education Center closed out its season on February 4 in the semifinals of the Region X competition. The team had been preparing their case in chief since October for this year’s homicide case. The team advanced from an extremely difficult group in the three rounds of preliminary action …

View Post

Frisco High Student Wins Rotary Club’s Four Way Test Contest

In School News by admin

Daniel Leon, a junior from Frisco High School, took first place in the Frisco Rotary Club’s Four Way Speech contest in early February. Rotary members report that all participating students did very well and were passionate about their topics. In addition to Leon, winners were Charles Wolfe of FHS, second place, and Melic Belong of FHS, third place. The speech …

View Post

FISD to Engage Religious Leaders During Breakfast Event

In School News by admin

Help Frisco ISD spread the word – faith-based leaders from local churches, temples, mosques and synagogues are invited to attend breakfast with District leaders on Thursday, March 16. The target audience is clergy, staff members of religious groups and/or individuals involved in youth religious education. The event is an opportunity to create contacts and connections and to learn more about the …

View Post

Scoggins Team Wins African-American Male Academic Bowl

In School News by admin

A team of three eighth graders from Frisco ISD’s Scoggins Middle School brought home the top prize from the annual “Aiming for the Stars” African-American Male Academic Bowl held in January at The University of Texas at Dallas. It was an all-FISD final, with students from Maus Middle School taking second place in the contest. The bowl is designed to …

View Post

February Rotary Spotlight Falls on Independence Students

In School News by admin

The Frisco Rotary Club that meets at Toyota Stadium on Thursdays has honored Independence High School students Shayna Ambers and Tahir Khan as Rotary Spotlight Students of the Month for February. Ambers is the daughter of Russ and Sheryl Ambers. She proudly notes that she has grown up in Frisco and lived in the same house her entire life. She …

View Post

Frisco ISD Swimmers & Divers Compete in State Meet

In School News by admin

Over 70 Frisco ISD student athletes competed in the 2017 UIL 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships on February 17 and 18 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. Four Frisco ISD teams finished in the top ten in the team standings. They were the girls from Frisco High School (3rd), the Frisco High boys (5th), the Wakeland High School …

View Post

Student Artwork Selected to Display at Texas State Capitol

In Creative Corner by admin

Four Frisco ISD students will have their artwork featured in Austin as part of the state-wide celebration of National Youth Art Month, celebrated annually each March by the Texas Art Education Association. Each year, districts from across the state submit artwork made by Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade student artists to be selected for exhibition at the Texas State Capitol Building …

View Post

School Board Approves Local Innovation Plan, 2017-18 School Calendar

In General Interest by admin

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approved a Local Innovation Plan this week, putting FISD on a growing list of Texas school districts who’ve become Districts of Innovation. The designation was created by the Texas Legislature and allows districts to access most of the flexibilities available to charter schools under state law. Staff members who serve on the District Improvement …