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Collin College Commencement Slated For May 12  

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April 28, 2017 ­–Collin College will honor the Class of 2017 with a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, May 12at the Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Road in Allen. Olympic Gold Medalist and Collin College Alumna Carly Patterson will deliver the commencement address. Patterson won three medals in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece – two silvers …

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Students Qualify for Destination Imagination Global Finals

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Nine teams of students from Frisco ISD schools will advance to compete in the Destination Imagination Global Finals May 24-27 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The competition is the largest celebration of creativity in the world and the culminating event of every Destination Imagination season. Destination Imagination is a parent-led educational program in which student teams solve open-ended challenges and present their …

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Siemens Powers Up STEAM Learning at Scoggins Middle School

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The Siemens Corporation is driving STEAM education in FISD by partnering with the District to help create future transportation design engineers, informed drivers who will look for vehicles that are environmentally designed and technologically literate students of the future. Frisco ISD honored Siemens with the District’s Partners in Education Award during the regular April School Board meeting. Accepting the award …

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FISD to Host Registration for Free Pre-Kindergarten

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Frisco ISD will register incoming four-year-olds in July for the free pre-kindergarten program at the Early Childhood School. The three-hour daily program builds readiness skills for successful entry into kindergarten. Students qualify to attend the free program if they are homeless, English language learners, part of a low income or active military family, have lived in foster care in Texas …

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Timeline and Forums Set for Superintendent Search

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A timeline and community engagement plan were established this week to assist Frisco ISD trustees in their search to replace retiring superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon. The Board made clear its intent to name a lone finalist by the last week of school, enabling FISD staff to know who its new leader will be prior to summer break. Employees and community …

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Heritage and Liberty Win Top Awards in High School Journalism

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Heritage and Liberty high schools are back-to-back winners of the highest honors in the country for student journalism. Both were recognized this month by the National Scholastic Press Association at its national convention in Seattle with Pacemaker awards, the preeminent award in scholastic journalism. The 2015-16 edition yearbook of Heritage’s yearbook, The Tribute, was honored in the yearbook category, while …

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Early Voting Underway in School Board Election

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Registered Frisco ISD voters can now cast their ballots in this spring’s School Board election. Board members are elected at-large by the citizens in FISD to three-year, staggered terms. They not only represent the public, but also translate the needs of students into policies, goals and strategies that reflect the standards and values of the community as a whole. Two …

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New Beneficiary for the 26th Annual Collin Classic

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Frisco, Texas (April 17, 2017) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County (BGCCC) announces that they have been named the beneficiary of 26thAnnual Collin Classic Bike Rally will be held on Saturday, June 10th, at Oak Point Park Amphitheater in Plano. City House has been the previous beneficiary for the past five years and BGCCC is committed to the …

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CTE Teacher Honored by Rochester Institute of Technology

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Dianna Bacon, graphic design and illustration teacher at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center, was recognized April 6 in Rochester, New York along with a former student at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Andrea Shaver, a former CTE student and 2013 graduate of Liberty High School, received the Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars Award, which honors the top one …

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Centennial High School Powerlifter Wins State Title

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Ricky Lopez of Centennial High School won gold at the Texas High School Powerlifting Association (THSPA) Division 1 state meet held on March 25 at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene. Competing in the 114-pound class, Lopez squatted 375 lbs., bench pressed 230 lbs. and deadlifted 430 lbs. for a total 1035 lbs. Nate Lunsford of Wakeland High School …