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Collin College Unveils Inaugural Research Journal

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March 23, 2017–Collin College recently published the inaugural edition of Quest: An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Journal. The mentor-reviewed journal showcases research in process, best practices and completed works from within the Collin College academic community. The online publication allows students the opportunity to publish their research. The first edition topics range from technology in the classroom to gender equality. Under the …

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Calling Incoming Kindergartners for the 2017-18 School Year!

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Frisco ISD invites parents of children turning five years old by September 1, 2017 to enroll their children in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. All elementary schools will host Kindergarten Round-Up the week of April 3-7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Extended hours will be available on Tuesday, April 4 until 7 p.m. Early registration gives parents information …

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Collin College Hosts Job Fair

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The annual Collin College Job Fair is scheduled from 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, March 29 in the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The job fair is free and open to the public. The job fair will include full- and part-time opportunities in business, marketing, technology, insurance, sales, finance, office administration, service and other industries. Attendees will …

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Cougar Run Fundraiser Will Be A Glow Run

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 March 13, 2017 – Light up the night and a student’s future at the second annual Cougar Run 5K and Fun Run, starting at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 1 on Collin College’s Preston Ridge Campus, featuring Olympic Gold Medalist and Collin Alum Carly Patterson as honorary chair. Open to the public and organized as a family-friendly event, the run will …

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Collin College Unveils 2017 Literary Magazine

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March 6, 2017–Collin College will unveil Forces, the 2017 literary magazine at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 15 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Pkwy. in Plano. This year marks the 24th edition of Forces: A Journal of the Arts and features an amalgamation of unique poetry, short stories and photography submitted by Collin …

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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 …