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Cinemark USA Employees Present Books to Non-profit on Read Across America Day

In Reading Room by FOL Editor

Read Across America day on March 2nd reminded students about the importance of reading.  However, 61% of low-income families have no books in their homes for their children.  Fully aware of the importance of reading to educational development and clearly a company with heart, Cinemark USA’s corporate headquarters in Plano decided to try to change this statistic for families in …

Kids Take The Stage At Music Conservatory Of Texas

In Creative Corner by FOL Editor

FRISCO, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 22, 2010 – Music Conservatory of Texas invites future movie, TV and Broadway stars to take the stage in their new theatre class, KidStage. MCOT has offered a variety of individual and group music lessons for students of all ages for the last 10 years, and the addition of KidStage will allow current and new students the …

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Adoption Information Meeting

In General Interest by FOL Editor

DALLAS/FORT WORTH—Dillon International, Inc., will present a FREE adoption information meeting from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Buckner Children’s Home Campus in Dallas, 5200 S. Buckner Blvd. A Dillon representative will give an overview of adoption from China, Korea, Haiti, India, Hong Kong and Nepal, plus new opportunities in Ghana. A domestic adoption program for …

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How can I raise my children to compete in a complex world?

In General Interest by FOL Editor

How can I help them see and understand the world – even if we can’t travel the world? Nationally-noted author Homa Sabet Tavangar is coming to Boals Elementary Thursday March 11 at 7 pm to share tips and ideas from her new Random House book: “Growing up Global: Raising Children to be at Home in the World.”   She’s here …

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FISD: Potential Administration Building Questions and Answers

In School News by FOL Editor

February 20, 2010 Discussion regarding a potential centralized administration/board complex The Student Opportunity Center (SOC) and the Keeping Every Youth Successful (KEYS) program need room for expansion. The SOC is the alternative education program for high school students. It is located in part of the complex that includes a district training room, the Board Room and the Board Conference Room, …

Eagle Athletes will Remember the Alamo Challenge

In Youth Sports by FOL Editor

Frisco, TX – The Eagle Gymnastics Boys’ Team, levels 4-6, competed this past weekend at the Alamo Men’s Challenge in San Antonio, TX. Representing the Level 4 team, Robert Whitlock had a strong showing in the 10+ age division taking 1st place on floor, rings, vault and the all around.  Whitlock rounded out his medal collection placing 2nd on pommels, …

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Dillon International Becomes Licensed to Provide Adoption Services to Children in Nepal

In General Interest by FOL Editor

Dillon International, Inc., has received approval to place children from Nepal with adoptive families in the United States. Nepal’s Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare announced Monday, Feb. 15, that the 38-year-old non-profit agency headquartered in Tulsa, Okla. was licensed to place children from Nepal effective immediately. “We are thrilled and honored by this opportunity to serve the children …

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Trick-A-Trout Postponed, Rescheduled for February 20

In Family Activities by FOL Editor

Trick-A-Trout has been postponed to next weekend, Saturday, February 20 at 8 a.m. at Frisco Commons Park, 8000 McKinney Road.  Due to the inclement weather, Texas Parks and Wildlife was unable to deliver the fish. For more information about next weekend’s free, family favorite event, go to www.friscofun.org