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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon – Open and Uncensored: What Did & Didn’t Happen in the 85th Session

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the next event, the Legislative luncheon, titled “Open and Uncensored: What Did & Didn’t Happen in the 85th Session,” The luncheon, The luncheon, sponsored by Medical City Frisco, will be held on Tuesday November 14, 2017 at 11:15 AM at the Westin Stonebriar, 1549 Legacy Drive in Frisco, Texas. NBC 5 Political Reporter, Julie …

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Frisco Celebrates Diversity & Cultures at the MLK Scholarship Gala

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Ten thousand dollars in Scholarships to be awarded at the Gala on January 12, 2018 Frisco, TX January 12, 2018: “Linking Cultures of Frisco”- A Frisco based non-profit, inconjunction, with Mayor Jeff Cheney, whose mission is to link the various cultures in Frisco together creating “Unity in Community” is sponsoring its 8th Annual Dr. ML King Jr. Oration Contest for …

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FISD Applause! Applause!

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Assistant Band Director is Published Author Congratulations to Bryn Roberts, Assistant Band Director at Reedy High School.  Her article entitled “Creating a Culture of Excellence” has been published in the October 2017 issue of Southwestern Musician magazine. The article has excellent advice on building a strong band program, motivating the non-varsity band students, and building for the future. Read her …

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Celebrate Calm Training Offered October 18

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Kirk Martin, a noted speaker and parent trainer for Celebrate Calm, will present “10 Ways to Change Your Child Overnight” at two trainings on October 18, 2017. Martin will share strategies to decrease children’s meltdowns, tantrums, arguing and increase listening, while improving focus and attention.  He will also provide tips for transitioning students away from electronics peacefully and creating a …

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FISD Applause! Applause!

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Fine Arts Fanfare Congratulations to Maus Middle School Wind Ensemble and Lone Star High School Wind Symphony bands for their successful performance for the 2017 Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project with the Foundation for Music Education. The Lone Star Jazz Ensemble 1 was also a national winner in the Jazz contest. Griffin MS Wind Ensemble, Maus MS Symphony …

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Mustang Creek Estates Spans Generation Gap to Partner with Tadlock Elementary

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The Frisco ISD Partners in Education (PIE) program has successfully taken root between school partner Mustang Creek Estates, a residential assisted living community, and Tadlock Elementary School. This year, Mustang Creek is providing raised planters and a variety of flowers to bring color to the entry and exit at Tadlock. The donation was more than a simple task of writing …

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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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25-Year Economic Impact Study Shows Sales Tax Used To Fund Economic Development Results In Strong Roi To The City Of Frisco

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(August 15, 2017) $31.1 billion is the cumulative economic impact of the projects facilitated by the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) during its first 25 years in operation. That’s one of the key findings to come out of a recent, independent economic impact study of the FEDC. The study covers the first 25 years of the FEDC, from 1991 to …

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Frisco Library Earns National Recognition

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The ESL class with instructors Sheri Smith and Kristen Dye The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) has selected Frisco Public Library as one of three national finalists for ESL programs as part of their 2017 DollarWise Innovation Grant. This honor recognizes the Library’s commitment to education and service to the City’s diverse population through its English Language Lab. Grant finalists …

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Former Superintendent Inducted into Coaches Hall of Fame

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Dr. Rick Reedy, superintendent of Frisco ISD schools from 1997 to 2013, was inducted into the Texas Girls Coaches Association Hall of Fame in July. He was recognized alongside two other inductees at an awards banquet in Austin as part of the association’s 65th annual summer clinic. Dr. Reedy served a total of 43 years in Texas public schools as …