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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 …

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February Rotary Spotlight Falls on Independence Students

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The Frisco Rotary Club that meets at Toyota Stadium on Thursdays has honored Independence High School students Shayna Ambers and Tahir Khan as Rotary Spotlight Students of the Month for February. Ambers is the daughter of Russ and Sheryl Ambers. She proudly notes that she has grown up in Frisco and lived in the same house her entire life. She …

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Frisco ISD Swimmers & Divers Compete in State Meet

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Over 70 Frisco ISD student athletes competed in the 2017 UIL 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships on February 17 and 18 at the Texas Swim Center in Austin. Four Frisco ISD teams finished in the top ten in the team standings. They were the girls from Frisco High School (3rd), the Frisco High boys (5th), the Wakeland High School …

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Collin College Trustees Call For Bond Election May 6; Committee Of Community Leaders, Volunteers Will Help Chart Future Course Explosive Growth of Collin County Spurs Master Plan That Includes New Facilities, Programs

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The Collin College Board of Trustees called a bond election for Saturday, May 6, to facilitate a long-range master plan that will accommodate the major population growth projected for Collin County over the next two decades. The Board approved the $600 million bond referendum during a Feb. 8 Board meeting. “We have the second-lowest tax rate out of 50 community …

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Frisco ISD School Board to Vote on 2017-18 Attendance Zones

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Trustees Expected to Urge State to Replace A-F Accountability System Frisco, Texas – The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is expected to finalize attendance zones for the 2017-18 school year during its regular meeting this evening. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive in Frisco. The rezoning proposals are projected to impact fewer …

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School Board Delays Opening of Four New Schools

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday evening to delay the opening of four new schools until 2018, saving the District more than $15 million in operational costs. Memorial High School, Lawler Middle School, Liscano Elementary and Talley Elementary had been planned to open in fall 2017. District leadership recommended the delays following the failure of a property …