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Varsity Football Season Ticket Sales Conclude July 9

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Season tickets for the 2017 Frisco ISD football season are available for purchase now through Sunday, July 9 at tickets.friscoisd.org. Frisco ISD students welcome fans as they showcase their talents through competition and exhibition. Not only will you get the pleasure of watching District 13-5A football, you’ll also have the opportunity to view performances by our award-winning Frisco ISD fine arts …

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FISD Schools Knock Thousands Off District’s Energy Bills

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Frisco ISD is proud to announce the campus winners of the second round of an energy-savings competition designed to encourage staff and students to develop smart habits when it comes to electricity. Combined, the two contests saved the District more than $600,000 compared to costs the previous school year, despite having four additional campuses. As an incentive for their efforts, …

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Raytheon Helps Students Discover Career Possibilities

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Raytheon supports the whiz kids and makers of the future by being a major part of Frisco Education Foundation’s Mindbender Academy, providing manpower and financial support of $7,000 to the program this year. Raytheon has been a part of the science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEaM) camp for Frisco ISD middle school students since the camp began in 2008. …

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Mindbender Academy Inspires Students to Pursue STEaM Careers

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The popularity of Frisco Education Foundation’s Mindbender Academy has continued to grow since it began in the summer of 2008. Designed to engage incoming sixth, seventh and eighth grade students, the week-long camp is developed and run by Foundation in collaboration with civic and corporate organizations from the science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEaM) fields. “Imagine if we could …

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FISD Insight Provides Perspective on District Operations

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How does Frisco ISD educate a student, feed a student, transport a student, communicate with parents and make decisions that affect the community and taxpayers? The District launched FISD Insight in spring 2017 to shed light on all that goes on behind-the-scenes to get a child from kindergarten to the point that he or she is ready for college or …

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Frisco ISD Fills Key Administrative Positions

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees formally approved several key hires during School Board meetings this spring. Congratulations to the following individuals: June 2017 Ashley Rainwater, associate principal at Liberty High School, was named principal at Liberty. Rainwater has worked at Liberty since 2011, first as assistant principal and then associate principal. She previously was an instructional coach/department chair at …

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Savings Strategies Result in Balanced 2017-18 Budget

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approved a 2017-18 budget Monday that prioritizes the long-term sustainability of the District, while incorporating strategies that have limited or no impact on student learning. The $473.5 million budget is the result of months of work by employees, parents and citizens who examined previous practices and spending. Input and feedback from the Priorities-Based Budget (PBB) process reinforced existing …

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Annual Campaign to Benefit Frisco Education Foundation

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The non-profit that exists exclusively to benefit Frisco ISD students and staff is hoping to grow its reach in the 2017-18 school year and impact even more students and educators. The Frisco Education Foundation hopes to raise $100,000 by July 31 through its I’M IN campaign, a fundraising effort aimed at getting community stakeholders – parents, educators, administration and citizens …

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Frisco ISD School Board Set to Adopt 2017-18 Budget

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Frisco, Texas – The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will consider a 2017-18 budget Monday that prioritizes teacher pay and incorporates nearly 60 strategies to reduce costs and generate additional revenue. A public hearing and vote is scheduled during the regular School Board meeting on June 19. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administration Building, 5515 …

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Governor Signs Senate Bill 2118:  Collin College Enters The Bachelor Degree Business

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June 14, 2017–After years of diligent planning and tireless legislative effort, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 2118 authorizing Collin College to offer three baccalaureate degrees: a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree, a bachelor of applied technology degree, and a bachelor of applied science degree. The college will now begin the process of seeking accreditation for the …