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Fundraising Event To Help Expand After-School And Summer Programs

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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 …

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

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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 …

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Trustees Formally Call School Board Election for May 6

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approved an order of election at Monday’s Board meeting, formally calling an election to fill Places 4 and 5 on the School Board. Board members are elected at-large by the citizens in FISD to three-year, staggered terms. They not only represent the public, but also translate the needs of students into policies, goals and …

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District Expresses Concern Over A-F Accountability Ratings

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at its February meeting urging the Texas Legislature to repeal a new state accountability system that utilizes A through F grades to rank schools and districts. Approximately 500 districts across the state have joined in an effort to voice concerns regarding the single-letter grading system. The ratings are set to be used …

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Collin College Health And Safety Fair Open To All

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Feb. 16, 2017 –Explore a world of healthy choices at Collin College’s annual Health and Safety Fair, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, March 3 at the Central Park Campus Conference Center, 2200 W. University Drive in McKinney. The fair is free and open to the public. Get free health screenings, including spine, glucose and body fat checks, and educate yourself …

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Academics, Safety and Fiscal Responsibility Shine in State Report

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Frisco ISD students lead the way on End-of-Course exams and completion of Advanced Placement (AP) and dual credit courses, according to the Texas Education Agency’s annual Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). Trustees are set to hear that information at Monday’s regular School Board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive in Frisco. In the five End-of-Course …

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Collin College Faculty, Staff Receive Excellence Awards

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Feb. 15, 2017 – Collin College is proud to announce its recipients of the annual NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Awards. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize men and women who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to their students and colleagues. Collin College’s honorees for 2017 include: Scott Cheney, professor of English; Nicole Grose, professor of …

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Trent Student is Runner-Up at Collin County Spelling Bee

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Conner Stedman, a seventh grader at Trent Middle School, took second place at the Collin County Spelling Bee, hosted by Frisco ISD on February 1 at Lebanon Trail High School. Nearly 60 students from Frisco, Plano, Prosper, Allen, McKinney and Lovejoy participated in the competition. Many won school or District spelling bees to advance to the competition. The contest went …

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Community and Staff Members Present Budget Ideas

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Community and staff members joined the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees Thursday in offering suggestions to District leaders about ways to balance the budget. Members of the Board-appointed Stakeholder Committee have been working alongside School Board members and District staff since last fall to develop ideas for cutting costs and generating revenue. They were split into seven Focus Groups to …

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FISD Swimmers & Divers Qualify for State Meet

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Frisco ISD student athletes are gearing up for the Swimming & Diving State Meet to be held February 17-18 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. Good luck to the following FISD students and teams who qualified for state competition: Centennial High School Harrison Kaster, Boys 1 mtr Diving Frisco High School Boys 200 Yard Freestyle Relay Boys 200 Yard Medley …