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School Supply Donations Keep Coming

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School supply donations for the school year continued to grow within the Partners in Education office even as students walked through the school doors Monday morning. The Partners in Education staff help civic groups, businesses, corporations and individuals successfully partner with the District. Large bags of crayons from Halff Associates were brought to the FISD Administration building on the first …

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2014 Bond Program Update

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The 2014 Bond program continues to provide educational facilities three years after passing. The bond included projects that will support the District through an enrollment of 66,000 students. As FISD begins 2017-2018, enrollment is closing in on 58,000 students. Completed this summer was Memorial High School (HS #10), Lawler Middle School (MS #17), Talley Elementary (ES #41) and Liscano Elementary …

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Frisco Preschoolers Learn How to Fly

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Pint-Sized Preschoolers Take Part in Week Long Aviation Campaign Preschoolers at The Goddard School located in Frisco on W. Main Street recently spent a week using their creativity to learn about flight through the unique approach of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) learning. Set to the theme of “aviation”, The Goddard School’s Aviation Campaign and Open House featured …

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This Is What The Future Looks Like

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Winner of Frisco Library Boot Camp Presents to EDC Board FRISCO, TEXAS (August 23, 2017) — Sid, a seventh grader, had a really cool idea for an app. It would be called SafeNow and would function as a beacon to help parents know where their kids are at all times. Thanks to the Business Boot Camp for Teens cosponsored by …

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Collin College Approves Lower Tax Rate

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Aug. 22, 2017 – Collin College Board of Trustee members voted tonight to lower the college district’s ad valorem tax rate. The rate is the second-lowest in the state among community colleges in Texas. Trustees approved a tax rate of $0.079810 cents per $100 in property value, with a maintenance and operations tax levy of $0.077118 and a debt service …

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Leadership Prep School Opens Secondary Campus in Frisco, Texas

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Frisco, TX – Leadership Prep School (LPS) celebrated the opening of its secondary campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Approximately 600 people were in attendance at this event. During the ceremony, Mayor Jeff Cheney recognized Monday, August 14, 2017 as “Leadership Prep School Frisco Day,” and Collin County Commissioner Susan Fletcher …

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25-Year Economic Impact Study Shows Sales Tax Used To Fund Economic Development Results In Strong Roi To The City Of Frisco

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(August 15, 2017) $31.1 billion is the cumulative economic impact of the projects facilitated by the Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) during its first 25 years in operation. That’s one of the key findings to come out of a recent, independent economic impact study of the FEDC. The study covers the first 25 years of the FEDC, from 1991 to …

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The National Videogame Museum Announces Educational Scholarships For High School Students

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Support Technology Education Scholarships for Students on North Texas Giving Day 8/10/17 – (Frisco, TX) – The National Videogame Museum (NVM) has established a scholarship program to award four $1,500 scholarships to high school students interested in pursuing a career in the videogame or technology fields. Students must be enrolling in any four-year college or university beginning fall 2018. The museum …

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Leadership Prep School Opens Secondary Campus in Frisco, Texas

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Frisco, TX – Leadership Prep School (LPS) will celebrate the opening of its secondary campus with a ribbon cutting event taking place at 8100 Teel Parkway; Frisco, Texas on Monday, August 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM and is honored to have Mayor Jeff Cheney speak at this momentous occasion. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the newly-built facility. LPS families, media, …

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Meet New Superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip

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Growing up in a small town in West Texas, there was never any doubt that Mike Waldrip and his younger brother would go to college. “It was a non-negotiable as far as my father was concerned,” Waldrip said. “He didn’t really care what we did or where we studied, but we were going to college because he always felt like …