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FISD Engages Faith-Based Leaders at Breakfast Event

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Frisco ISD welcomed more than 100 faith-based leaders for conversation during a breakfast event on March 16. The event, introduced in 2015, is intended to promote greater understanding and improve communication between the District and clergy. Those in attendance represented a wide variety of religious beliefs and reflected the tremendous diversity of the school district. “We are in the business …

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School Board to Discuss Search for New Superintendent

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday evening to develop a plan for selecting a new superintendent of schools. Current Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon, who joined FISD in 2013, announced his retirement Friday after 31 years in public education. He has been named the first president of Cooper Youth, a division of The Cooper Institute, and will lead …

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Frisco ISD Response to Attorney General Letter

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Frisco ISD has released the following letter, which will be submitted to the Texas Attorney General in response to an inquiry sent March 17 to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jeremy Lyon. Download a PDF of the Frisco ISD’s response.     March 17, 2017 Mr. Andrew Leonie Deputy Attorney General Attorney General of Texas Post Office Box 12548 Austin, Texas 78711-2548 Re: …

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Registration for Mindbender Academy Set for March 17

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The Frisco Education Foundation is expanding its immensely popular Mindbender Academy to serve even more Frisco ISD middle school students. Mindbender Academy encourages participants to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Each day features fun, hands-on activities to extend learning outside the classroom. This summer, the camp will be held in two separate sessions over a …

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Student Takes Grand Prize at Regional Science Fair

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Frisco ISD students earned 17 top-4 awards, plus 40 honorable mentions and 14 special awards at the Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair last weekend in Fair Park. Carter Smith, a seventh grade student from Pearson Middle School, earned a Grand Prize in the Junior Division for Life Sciences. The distinction – earned by only four middle school students at the entire fair – …

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Frisco ISD Advances 22 Destination Imagination Teams to State

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A total of 16 elementary teams, four middle school teams and two high school teams made up of Frisco ISD students will advance to compete in the Texas Destination Imagination State Tournament. Destination Imagination is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended challenges and present their solutions at tournaments. The challenges require students to apply science, technology, engineering …

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Spirit Night with the Frisco RoughRiders Supports PTA Council

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Support the Frisco ISD Council of PTAs and their efforts to enhance learning for students in FISD during Spirit Night with the Frisco RoughRiders baseball team on Friday, April 7. A portion of ticket proceeds will support the Council of PTAs. Tickets are $15 each. The game versus the Springfield Cardinals begins at 7:05 p.m. It will include special guests …

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Wakeland Swim Coach Honored by UIL and National Federation

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Melissa Rose Howard was named the National Federation of State High School Associations State Coach of the Year for Boys Swimming and Diving at the 2017 UIL 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships held February 17 and 18 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. The National Federation of State High School Associations bestows this prestigious award to one coach …

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Local Kids Campaign For Conservation

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The WaterWise team recently learned about a productive partnership between our own Environmental Services division and a group of Frisco students from McSpedden Elementary known as Gravity 7.  We would like to share this success story with you this week, and help further the kids’ mission to spread the word about FOG. Recently a group of Frisco students at McSpedden Elementary participated in …