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Spend Spring Break At The Perot Museum With Daily Science Activities, Demos And Extended Hours, Plus Massive Maya Exhibition, 3d Films, Discovery Days And More

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Whether staycation or spring break destination, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science offers plentiful reasons to visit while the kids are out of school. From the country’s largest Maya exhibition full of history and mystery, to daily science activities, extended hours, Discovery Days and 3D films, nine days of non-stop adventure are in store as the Perot Museum celebrates …

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Cougar Run Fundraiser Will Be A Glow Run

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 March 13, 2017 – Light up the night and a student’s future at the second annual Cougar Run 5K and Fun Run, starting at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 1 on Collin College’s Preston Ridge Campus, featuring Olympic Gold Medalist and Collin Alum Carly Patterson as honorary chair. Open to the public and organized as a family-friendly event, the run will …

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Collin College Unveils 2017 Literary Magazine

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March 6, 2017–Collin College will unveil Forces, the 2017 literary magazine at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 15 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. This year marks the 24th edition of Forces: A Journal of the Arts and features an amalgamation of unique poetry, short stories and photography submitted by Collin …

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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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Frisco ISD Celebrates National Merit Finalists

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Frisco ISD is proud to announce its Class of 2017 National Merit Finalists. Forty-five students achieved this standing through top academic performance, leadership, volunteerism and testing. To become a Finalist in this prestigious national competition, students who are named National Merit Semifinalists, along with their high schools, must submit a detailed scholarship application, in which they provide information about the …

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Frisco ISD Students Turn Trash into Musical Treasure

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A group of freshmen from Frisco ISD’s Lebanon Trail High School are giving new life to discarded and donated items, while spreading their love for music around the globe. The band and orchestra students, who call themselves the “Second Chance Band,” are transforming unwanted junk into musical instruments to inspire children in Frisco and far beyond. The five teenagers used …

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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 …