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Wakeland and Lone Star Marching Bands are State Bound

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Frisco ISD will have two high school band programs, Wakeland and Lone Star, competing for the UIL State Marching Band title November 8 at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio. The two band programs each incorporated classical music, innovative precision marching, and colorful choreography to advance at the 5A Area B competition at Little Elm Saturday in possibly the most …

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Broadcast Journalism Team Uncovers Mysteries of Frisco

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If you are looking for unsolved mysteries, old legends, or perhaps a ghost story, in Frisco you call the investigative journalists of Frisco High School. They have a team interested in all things mysterious. A Frisco High broadcast journalism team for RACC-TV, working under the instruction of teacher Bob Bernet, has created a video about purported ghost stories and old …

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Cross Country Runners Advance to State Meet

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Frisco ISD will send 26 runners to compete in the Cross Country State Championships this Saturday, November 4 in Round Rock. The girls’ teams from Wakeland and Liberty high schools qualified after placing second and fourth, respectively, at the regional meet on October 23. Additionally, the boys’ team from Wakeland also advanced after a second place regional finish. Students from …

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Schools Urge Students to Make Safe and Healthy Choices

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C.J. Koski has seen a lot of crazy things in his 22 years as a police officer. “Things that I would have never even believed if I hadn’t seen them with my own eyes,” he told a classroom of students at Lone Star High School. He knows firsthand the impact of drugs and alcohol. “I have dealt with people who …

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Explore Programs at the Career and Technical Education Center

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Middle and high school students and parents are invited to experience firsthand the coursework at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center during an interactive open house on Monday, November 6, 2017. The come-and-go event will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the center, 9889 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. Visitors will be given a map as they …

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Third Graders Shout Bravo! for Opera

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Third grade students from Frisco ISD are hitting a high note in learning this fall as groups from all 40 elementary campuses travel to Reedy High School auditorium for a morning at the opera. The Fort Worth Opera is presenting a fun and educational performance of “The Ugly Duckling” in English for the FISD third grade students. The opera performance …

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Cobb Middle School Adopts Campus Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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Frisco ISD’s Cobb Middle School has found a sister campus in Cobb Elementary School in Channelview, Texas. In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, school administrators across the state reached out to their counterparts in the affected areas. Kecia Theodore, principal of Cobb Middle School, sent an email offering support to Dr. Chad Nuetzmann, principal at Cobb Elementary. She says …

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Longtime Frisco ISD Employee Becomes U.S. Citizen

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Almost every weekday for the last 18 school years, Custodian Maricela Zamora has raised the American flag above Clark Middle School. This week that responsibility took on new meaning. Zamora, a longtime permanent resident of the United States, formally became a U.S. citizen Tuesday. “I’m so happy,” she said. Zamora was surprised Thursday by her colleagues, students and parents during …

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October Rotary Spotlight

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Centennial High School students Grace Zhang and Jason Zhu were honored as Rotary Spotlight Students of the Month at the October 12th meeting of the local civic organization. Zhang is the daughter of Min Liu and Shigiang Zhang. She is well-known for her love of art and science. She is vice president of the CHS Art Club, vice president the National …

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FISD Proposes Attendance Zones for 2018-19 School Year

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Frisco ISD presented initial plans Monday to rezone for the 2018-19 school year. The preliminary attendance zones relieve overcrowding, balance enrollment in existing schools and make way for four new campuses – Talley Elementary, Liscano Elementary, Lawler Middle School and Memorial High School. Effective utilization of space and stability were key factors in developing the proposed changes, which allow Frisco ISD to …