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Students Take Top Spots at DECA International Conference

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Seven Frisco ISD students finished in the top 10 and top 20 in competitive events at the DECA International Career Development Conference held last month in Anaheim, California. More than 19,000 high school students from all 50 states and seven countries took part in the competition, including more than 70 from FISD. DECA is a student organization dedicated to preparing emerging …

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Collin College Bond Passes

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May 6, 2017 – Today voters approved Collin College’s $600 million bond proposal to facilitate a long-range plan to accommodate the projected population growth in Collin County over the next two decades. “We are grateful for the community’s support of our vision for the future,” said Dr. Neil Matkin, Collin College district president. “Our master plan will now become a …

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Cyclist Raises Funds To Place Salad Bars In Local Frisco Schools

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Dan Lafond Rides to Support Frisco ISD’s Effort to Provide More Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Options for Students   WATSONVILLE, Calif. (May 4, 2017) – Dan Lafond, fresh produce industry leader withRehrig Pacific Company, will cycle approximately 200 miles from Pismo Beach to Monterey, Calif. to raise funds to donate a salad bar to the Frisco Independent School District. Dan …

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FISD Athletes Qualify For State Golf and Tennis Tournaments

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Frisco ISD golf and tennis athletes turned in outstanding performances at their respective regional tournaments and have qualified for state. In golf, the Liberty High School girls and the Wakeland High School girls finished first and second, respectively, in the team standings at the 5A regional tournament and are now headed to the 5A girls’ state tournament to be held …

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FISD Athletes Compete at Regional Track Meet

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Frisco ISD high schools sent more than 60 individual athletes and relay teams to the Region II track and field meet held April 28-29 at UT Arlington. In the boys’ team standings, Liberty High School placed fourth, Heritage High School was seventh and Wakeland High School came in ninth. The Liberty, Wakeland and Heritage girls’ teams finished fifth, seventh and …

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Frisco ISD Now Registering Students for the 2017-18 School Year

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    Frisco ISD encourages new and returning families to register for the 2017-18 school year, which begins Monday, August 21. By completing the process early, families get a jump-start on preparing for the new school year and help FISD plan for enrollment growth. Returning Students  Parents and guardians of current students enrolled in FISD prior to April 13, 2017 …

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Maker Technology That Gets Your Heart Beating Faster

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FRISCO, TEXAS (May 2, 2017) —Walt Disney said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Farshid Khoshgam has used the Makerspace at Frisco Public Library to transform many ideas into reality. Between the 3D printers and the CNC Milling Machine, or Carvey, he has created improvements for his investment properties, visual aids for use in teaching, and some …

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Games & Trains Summer Camp Debuts In Frisco

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Camp for middle schoolers combines the best of videogame and railroad learnings  The National Videogame Museum and the Museum of the American Railroad have teamed up to offer a brand new summer camp for middle school children in North Texas. Called Games & Trains, the weekly camps provide children entering grades sixth through eighth with hands-on opportunities to explore the …

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City Of Frisco Honors Top Municipal Volunteers; Recognizes ‘Volunteer Of The Year’ And ‘Teen Volunteer Of The Year’

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(April 28, 2017) The City of Frisco extended a major thank you on Thursday evening to hundreds of our community’s most valuable participants. In recognition of National Volunteer Month, the 10th annual Municipal Volunteer Program (MVP) Awards Reception honored the men, women and teens who donate their time to maintain our community’s commitment to service. From assisting with special events, …

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Collin College Commencement Slated For May 12  

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April 28, 2017 ­–Collin College will honor the Class of 2017 with a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, May 12at the Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Road in Allen. Olympic Gold Medalist and Collin College Alumna Carly Patterson will deliver the commencement address. Patterson won three medals in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece – two silvers …