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Summer Immunization Clinics to Help Families Prepare for School Year

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Frisco ISD will host immunization clinics this summer to assist new and returning students who may be missing required vaccines for the 2017-2018 school year. Clinics will be held July 10-13, 2017 at the Frisco ISD Early Childhood School, 10330 Red Cedar Drive. Hours vary depending on the day. See this link for details, including available vaccines and accepted insurance. State …

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Frisco ISD Honors the Class of 2017

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Frisco ISD was proud to join family and friends in celebrating the tremendous accomplishments of more than 3,000 members of the Class of 2017. The District’s seven high schools with graduating classes presented diplomas June 2-3 at Dr Pepper Arena and Ford Center before thousands of guests. For graduates, it marked the end of a 13-year journey and the beginning of …

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Frisco ISD Fills Key Administrative Positions

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees formally approved several key hires during School Board meetings this spring. Congratulations to the following individuals: June 2017 Andrew Groover, district director of internal audit at Collin College, was named director of internal audit. He brings a wealth of auditing and accounting experience in both the public and private sector, including previous roles at …

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Frisco ISD School Board Maintains Same Tax Rate

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Frisco ISD trustees adopted a 2017-18 tax rate Monday that is below what is needed to maintain the same level of revenue per student as the 2016-17 school year. The combined tax rate will remain at the current rate, $1.46 per $100 valuation. The rate has not changed since 2012, though FISD lost a total of $105 million in state …

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Riddle Elementary Team Wins First Place at DI Global Finals

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A team of students from Frisco ISD’s Riddle Elementary School brought home first place medals from the Destination Imagination Global Finals event held May 24-27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The group – made up of students Harsha Gadiraju, Aaradhya Arkatkar, Neeraj Kulkarni and Eugene Sukhinin – participated in the Scientific Challenge “Top Secret,” which tasked them with combining scientific research and …

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Maker Technology That Gets Your Heart Beating Faster

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FRISCO, TEXAS (May 2, 2017) —Walt Disney said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Farshid Khoshgam has used the Makerspace at Frisco Public Library to transform many ideas into reality. Between the 3D printers and the CNC Milling Machine, or Carvey, he has created improvements for his investment properties, visual aids for use in teaching, and some …

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Games & Trains Summer Camp Debuts In Frisco

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Camp for middle schoolers combines the best of videogame and railroad learnings  The National Videogame Museum and the Museum of the American Railroad have teamed up to offer a brand new summer camp for middle school children in North Texas. Called Games & Trains, the weekly camps provide children entering grades sixth through eighth with hands-on opportunities to explore the …

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City Of Frisco Honors Top Municipal Volunteers; Recognizes ‘Volunteer Of The Year’ And ‘Teen Volunteer Of The Year’

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(April 28, 2017) The City of Frisco extended a major thank you on Thursday evening to hundreds of our community’s most valuable participants. In recognition of National Volunteer Month, the 10th annual Municipal Volunteer Program (MVP) Awards Reception honored the men, women and teens who donate their time to maintain our community’s commitment to service. From assisting with special events, …

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Shrimp & Crawfish Boil to Benefit Growing Boys & Girls Clubs

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Frisco, Texas (April 17, 2017) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) announces that their 8th Annual Shrimp & Crawfish Boil will be held on Saturday, April 29th, at the corner of Legacy Drive and Lebanon Road in Frisco. For eight years, the Frisco Bar & Grill has hosted this event at 4851 Legacy Drive. Thanks to …

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Collin College Honors Heroic Police Officer

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March 29, 2017 – Officer Don Mewbourn of the Collin College Police Department received a commendation for exemplary service in the line of duty from the college’s Board of Trustees at their March 28 meeting. Officer Mewbourn was recently dispatched to attend to a medical emergency, and his swift action and CPR skills may have saved a student’s life. When …