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FISD Congratulates 43 National Merit Semifinalists

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Frisco ISD high schools are proud to announce that 43 Frisco ISD students have been named National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the …

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Volunteers Needed for ISM, Business Professionals Sought

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Frisco ISD seeks volunteers to offer professional advice to nearly 400 high school juniors and seniors involved in the Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program.  This is a great opportunity to mentor a young person who will enter the workforce in a few short years. ISM is designed to help students explore their interests and prepare for the future. Over …

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Collin College Announces 2017-2018 Film Series

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Sept. 18, 2017- Showcasing the strong spirit of the ordinary working person, the 2017-2018 Collin College Auteur Film Series will bring the authentic voice of the multitudes to the screen with a “Caste of Thousands: Films About the Working Class.”  All screenings are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco Seniors and Polly Tadlock Elementary Students to Team Up for Ongoing Gardening Project

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Many people might not know that gardening provides a number of physical and mental benefits, especially for older adults. Experts say that it can improve flexibility and mobility in seniors and can also decrease stress and improve someone’s mood. For children, gardening is a tool to teach responsibility and patience. To support and promote these benefits, Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco is …

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Learn More About Young Entrepreneurs Academy

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The Frisco Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year. The deadline for applications is Friday, September 15 at 5 PM. Click here to apply. Join sponsors on  September 12th at FISD CTE Center, 9889 Wade Boulevard in Frisco at 6PM To learn more about the Frisco Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). The 33-week program takes motivated …

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Leadership Prep School Students Help Foster Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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Frisco, TX – Tenth grade students from Leadership Prep School (LPS) received an unexpected lesson in servant leadership while preparing for their retreat at Camp Buckner in Burnet, Texas. After learning that nearly 40 foster children from Beaumont were moved to Camp Buckner as a result of Hurricane Harvey, students from LPS began gathering supplies to take with them. “Our …

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Have We Got a Story For You!

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Frisco, Texas (September 11, 2017)–Two thousand fourth graders, two professional liars, and a couple of talented kids walk into a packed arena…. Nope. It’s not the start of a joke. It’s what happens every year when the Lone Star Storytelling Festival brings the community together to share the laughter, lessons, and joy that only a well-told story can bring. On October …

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Albertsons And Tom Thumb Join Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Sean Lee’s ‘Sacks For Kids’ To Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs Of The Metroplex

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September 5, 2017 – (Fort Worth, Texas)—Albertsons and Tom Thumb announced their partnership with Linebacker Sean Lee and the Dreambuilders Foundation as the presenting sponsor on the “Sacks for Kids” campaign to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Metroplex. Fans Pledge. We Perform. Kids Win. Beginning August 15 through the 2017–2018 National Football League season, fans may pledge any …

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Kohl’s Associates Share Flat Stanley’s Adventures

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Copies of Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures, a popular children’s book series about a boy who is accidentally  flattened and ends up becoming a world traveler, found their way to the Frisco ISD Early Childhood School and into the hands of some very excited preschoolers courtesy of their new friends from Kohl’s. Kohl’s Care Associates in Action are partners with the Early …

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Cobb Middle School PTA Wins National Award

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Cobb Middle School PTA has won the coveted National Phoebe Apperson Hearst Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award and named a National PTA School of Excellence. The award includes $2,000 for the campus. Melinda Samberson, President of the Frisco ISD Council of PTAs said Cobb is “the first Frisco ISD school to earn the designation of National PTA School of Excellence (only …