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Frisco ISD Coach Chosen for 2017 NCAA & NFL Academy

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Scoggins Middle School football coach, Marcus Price, has been selected to participate in the 2017 NCAA and NFL Coach Academy February 10th-12 in Tampa, Fla. He is the only one chosen from the secondary school level in the country to attend the academy. Price is no ordinary middle school coach. Price had a successful career at Louisiana State University (1991-94). …

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Blue Light Lunch Builds Relationships Between Students and Police

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Vandeventer Middle School hosted a Blue Light Luncheon on Friday, December 9, in the school cafeteria. Frisco police officers enjoyed lunch with students at the grade-level lunch of their choice for conversation and relationship building. Frisco ISD Food Services provided lunch for visiting officers at no cost and the Vandeventer PTA provided drinks and desserts for  officers to enjoy. “The lunch …

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FISD Recognized by Texas Comptroller for Transparency Efforts

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced Frisco ISD is the latest local government entity to achieve specific transparency goals through the Comptroller’s Transparency Stars program. Frisco ISD received a star in the area of Traditional Finances, which recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending and revenue information available. Transparency Stars recognizes local government entities that provide easy online …

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Frisco Education Foundation Ranks 24th in the Nation

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The Frisco Education Foundation has been ranked 24th in the nation among K-12 education foundations by the Caruthers Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank and advocate for children’s issues. The Foundation was named second in its national division by the same study. The Institute focused its Stepping Up study on the 200 largest school districts (by student population) and also …

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Thank You, Board of Trustees!

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January is School Board Recognition Month and Frisco ISD joins school districts across the state in thanking these local leaders for their dedication and willingness to serve as advocates for our children and public schools. As elected officials, they are the voice of our community, serving first and foremost in the best interest of all FISD students and families. “We …

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Author to Discuss Factors Contributing to Student Success

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Frisco ISD will host best-selling author and psychologist Dr. Madeline Levine during a free parenting seminar on Tuesday, January 31. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Frisco ISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive in Frisco. It is open to all parents K-12. Dr. Levine will highlight a trend she has observed in teenagers who seem to …

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Committee Proposes Exemptions from Texas Education Code

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A group of Frisco ISD parents and staff members are proposing a plan that would exempt Frisco ISD from state requirements regarding the school start date, designation of campus behavior coordinator and minutes of instruction at the Pre-K level. Members of the Local Innovation Committee were appointed by trustees and District leaders to evaluate if and how FISD could benefit …

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Nokia Funds Teamwork and Technology at SOC

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The students at the Frisco ISD Student Opportunity Center (SOC) are discovering how to make their ideas and future come to life through technology and innovation. The students spent two class days in December exploring and creating as part of the Teamwork and Technology program sponsored by the Frisco Education Foundation Grants for Great Ideas program and Nokia. The SOC …

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Schools Compete in Energy-Saving Competition to Cut Costs

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Turn off a light. Adjust the thermostat. These common energy-saving strategies are relatively simple to utilize in your home – but implementing similar habits across a large and growing school district can be more difficult. That’s why Frisco ISD is challenging staff and students to think about energy usage and ways to reduce consumption. A friendly competition between campuses is …

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Committee Proposes Exemptions from Texas Education Code

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A group of Frisco ISD parents and staff members are proposing a plan that would exempt Frisco ISD from state requirements regarding the school start date, designation of campus behavior coordinator and minutes of instruction at the Pre-K level. Members of the Local Innovation Committee were appointed by trustees and District leaders to evaluate if and how FISD could benefit …