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Students Compete at State Science & Engineering Fair

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A student from Frisco ISD’s Maus Middle School took third place in the Texas State Science and Engineering Fair last weekend in San Antonio. Eighth grader Sasha Luich was recognized in the Environmental Science category for her project, which explored various designs to get the most electricity from a windmill. She varied fan blade shape and the angle of the …

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Senior Bus Tour Engages Residents Aged 55 and Older

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The senior guests who signed up for this year’s annual Frisco ISD Senior Bus Tour experienced the school day at Frisco High School, Clark Middle School and Shawnee Trail Elementary. They visited classes, talked to students and teachers and were exposed to science, math, reading, writing, art and music classes. “We were really pleased to have so many new faces …

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Collin College Partners With Dentists To Give Kids A Smile

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April 10, 2017– In an effort to provide dental care to economically disadvantaged children, Collin College hosted Give Kids A Smile Day from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday April 8 at the Collin College Dental Hygiene Clinic. More than 75 registered children received free cleanings as well as orthodontic and dental exams. The college’s dental hygiene students and graduates partnered …

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Frisco ISD Leaders to Offer Preview of Proposed 2017-18 Budget

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Frisco, Texas – Frisco ISD trustees will look to the future Monday night, as they discuss next year’s school budget and a replacement for retiring Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon. The regularly-scheduled portion of today’s School Board meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive in Frisco. It will be streamed live online at http://friscoisdtx.swagit.com/live. District …

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Collin College, City Partners Break Ground  At Public Safety Training Center Site

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April 7, 2017 – Collin College broke ground today on the Public Safety Training Center, the future home of the college’s fire science and law enforcement academies and a professional development training site for Collin County’s emergency services personnel. The center is being built in cooperation with the cities of McKinney and Allen. The 128,000-square-foot training center will include two multistory …

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Collin College Fall Registration Begins Soon

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April 4, 2017 ­– Get the Collin College classes you want this fall. Priority registration for returning students begins Tuesday, April 18 with open registration for new students for Collin College’s fall 2017 semester beginning Tuesday, June 6. Students with 50 hours or more completed Collin hours can register for classes starting Tuesday, April 18. Students with 30 hours or …

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SMU Honors FISD Middle School Science Teachers

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Southern Methodist University and the Dallas Regional Science and Engineering Fair recognized four Frisco ISD middle school science teachers in March for their dedication and commitment to students. The teachers were honored for their efforts to guide, encourage and motivate students, as well as their ability to spark student curiosity, which enables growth and learning. The honorees were selected based …

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Richwood Park ER & Urgent Care Supports FISD Classrooms

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If you visit Richwood Park ER 24-Hour Emergency and Urgent Care Center on Rolater Road in Frisco, you will see posters promoting healthy living habits adorning the walls – and you might know the artist. Dr. John A. Cox and his wife Jodi invited students from nearby Gunstream and Curtsinger elementary schools to participate in a poster contest. Students from …

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CTE Design Students Recognized in DART Art Contest

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Designs by Linh-Hoa Nguyen, a senior from Liberty High School, and Jaylen Miller, a senior from Heritage High School, were named Honorable Mention winners in the 9th-12th grade division. This year’s contest theme was “The adventure starts here.” The students will be recognized at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) Horchow Auditorium. In …