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FISD All-State Musicians to Perform With Dallas Symphony

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More than a dozen Frisco ISD band and orchestra students are getting a once-in-lifetime opportunity to perform at a concert alongside professionals from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO). It’s the first time FISD high school students will share the stage with DSO musicians – a rare honor made possible through the District’s ongoing partnership with the symphony. Students will play …

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Wakeland High School Boys Win State Soccer Title

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The Wakeland High School boys’ soccer team won the UIL class 5A state soccer championship on Saturday, April 15 at Birkelbach Field in Georgetown. The Wolverines defeated the Waller High School Bulldogs by a score of 2-0 in the championship game, securing their second state soccer championship in school history. After a scoreless first half, the Wolverines got on the …

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10 Frisco Teens Achieve Eagle Scout Rank

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[FRISCO, TX] –– 10 scouts, all from one church congregation and one troop, will receive their Eagle Scout award at a Court of Honor on Sunday, May 7, 2017, from 6-7 pm.. The 10 scouts from troop 6187 are all members of the same congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Achieving the Eagle scout ranking is …

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Rogers Elementary School Shares 30 Years of Memories

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During the past 30 years, students have entered the doors at Rogers Elementary to discover a world of wonder and a sense of community. They learned to read, write, play and be good citizens. If their principal was Debra Carroll Boyce, chances are they still remember the bee costume and the slogans “Meet you at the top” and “Be the …

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Liberty Band Director Inducted into Prestigious Fraternity

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Jamie Weaver, band director at Liberty High School, was recently inducted into Phi Beta Mu, a prestigious international organization and school bandmaster fraternity. Weaver was nominated for the honor by Assistant Fine Arts Director Preston Hazzard, Independence High School Band Director Chris Cansler and Joe Muñoz of Pearland ISD, who is vice president of the Texas Music Educators Association and band …

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March 2017 Rotary Spotlight Students Are Triplets from Heritage

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The Frisco Rotary Club hosted three Heritage High School students who all share the same last name at their March meeting. The Manders triplets, James, Justin and Jessica, were the Rotary Spotlight Students of the Month. They may share DNA and a name, but each personifies their own excellent qualities as Frisco ISD students, athletes, employees and volunteers. They are …

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Frisco ISD-TV Student Wins Barbara Jordan Media Award

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The Frisco ISD-TV newsroom is buzzing with excitement after receiving a phone call from the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) announcing Senior Producer / Senior Editor Miranda Alexander has been named high school winner of the 2017 Barbara Jordan Media Awards for her story featuring a student at Carroll Elementary, Jaxon Is Able. According to the GCPD …

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Scoggins Middle School Among Exceptional ‘Schools To Watch’

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Frisco ISD’s Richard L. Scoggins Middle School has been recognized as one of seven exemplary middle-grades schools in Texas in 2017, named “Schools to Watch” as part of a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. In 2011, Texas became the 16th state to partner with the program when the Texas Middle School Association (TMSA) became the …

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DECA Students Bound for International Conference

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More than 70 Frisco ISD students have advanced to participate in the DECA International Career Development Conference, set for April 26-29 in Anaheim, California. DECA is a student organization dedicated to preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Students qualified for the internal conference through their participation in …