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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco visited Tadlock Elementary today to celebrate Read Across America Day!

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The residents of Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco shared one of their favorite pastimes with the younger generation during Read Across America Day, an annual reading motivation program sponsored by the National Education Association. The residents wore their Dr. Seuss hats and visit each kindergarten and first grade class at Tadlock Elementary in Frisco. At the event, they shared their …

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Wakeland Swim Coach Honored by UIL and National Federation

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Melissa Rose Howard was named the National Federation of State High School Associations State Coach of the Year for Boys Swimming and Diving at the 2017 UIL 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships held February 17 and 18 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. The National Federation of State High School Associations bestows this prestigious award to one coach …

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Record Number of FISD Students Advance to State Art Event

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Forty-six pieces of artwork created by Frisco ISD students will advance to the State Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE), scheduled April 28-29 in San Antonio. It is the largest number of FISD pieces to ever advance to this level of the competition, which is hosted annually by the Texas Art Education Association to recognize exemplary student achievement in the Visual …

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Local Kids Campaign For Conservation

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The WaterWise team recently learned about a productive partnership between our own Environmental Services division and a group of Frisco students from McSpedden Elementary known as Gravity 7.  We would like to share this success story with you this week, and help further the kids’ mission to spread the word about FOG. Recently a group of Frisco students at McSpedden Elementary participated in …

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Fundraising Event To Help Expand After-School And Summer Programs

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Frisco, Texas (February 23, 2017) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) is pleased to announce their sixth Annual Charity Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Thursday, March 30th, at Gleneagles Country Club. The Title Sponsor for the sixth year is Money Matters with Ken Moraif. BGCCC has branches in the cities of Frisco, McKinney and Plano …

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FISD Wrestlers Compete in Regional Meet

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Over 60 Frisco ISD wrestlers competed at the Region 2-5A meet held Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, at Wakeland High School. In the boys’ competition, the team from Centennial High School was the regional runner-up, and in the girls’ division, the team from Liberty High School was crowned regional champions. Individually, FISD had 18 boys and 9 girls …

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CTE Mock Trial Team Advances to Semi Finals

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The 2016-2017 competitive mock trial team from the FISD Career and Technical Education Center closed out its season on February 4 in the semifinals of the Region X competition. The team had been preparing their case in chief since October for this year’s homicide case. The team advanced from an extremely difficult group in the three rounds of preliminary action …

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Frisco High Student Wins Rotary Club’s Four Way Test Contest

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Daniel Leon, a junior from Frisco High School, took first place in the Frisco Rotary Club’s Four Way Speech contest in early February. Rotary members report that all participating students did very well and were passionate about their topics. In addition to Leon, winners were Charles Wolfe of FHS, second place, and Melic Belong of FHS, third place. The speech …

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FISD to Engage Religious Leaders During Breakfast Event

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Help Frisco ISD spread the word – faith-based leaders from local churches, temples, mosques and synagogues are invited to attend breakfast with District leaders on Thursday, March 16. The target audience is clergy, staff members of religious groups and/or individuals involved in youth religious education. The event is an opportunity to create contacts and connections and to learn more about the …

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Scoggins Team Wins African-American Male Academic Bowl

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A team of three eighth graders from Frisco ISD’s Scoggins Middle School brought home the top prize from the annual “Aiming for the Stars” African-American Male Academic Bowl held in January at The University of Texas at Dallas. It was an all-FISD final, with students from Maus Middle School taking second place in the contest. The bowl is designed to …