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FISD Congratulates 43 National Merit Semifinalists

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Frisco ISD high schools are proud to announce that 43 Frisco ISD students have been named National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships.High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the …

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Volunteers Needed for ISM, Business Professionals Sought

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Frisco ISD seeks volunteers to offer professional advice to nearly 400 high school juniors and seniors involved in the Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program.  This is a great opportunity to mentor a young person who will enter the workforce in a few short years. ISM is designed to help students explore their interests and prepare for the future. Over …

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Collin College Announces 2017-2018 Film Series

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Sept. 18, 2017- Showcasing the strong spirit of the ordinary working person, the 2017-2018 Collin College Auteur Film Series will bring the authentic voice of the multitudes to the screen with a “Caste of Thousands: Films About the Working Class.”  All screenings are free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before the film begins, and seating is limited. …

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Leadership Prep School Students Help Foster Children Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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Frisco, TX – Tenth grade students from Leadership Prep School (LPS) received an unexpected lesson in servant leadership while preparing for their retreat at Camp Buckner in Burnet, Texas. After learning that nearly 40 foster children from Beaumont were moved to Camp Buckner as a result of Hurricane Harvey, students from LPS began gathering supplies to take with them. “Our …

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Kohl’s Associates Share Flat Stanley’s Adventures

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Copies of Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures, a popular children’s book series about a boy who is accidentally  flattened and ends up becoming a world traveler, found their way to the Frisco ISD Early Childhood School and into the hands of some very excited preschoolers courtesy of their new friends from Kohl’s. Kohl’s Care Associates in Action are partners with the Early …

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Cobb Middle School PTA Wins National Award

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Cobb Middle School PTA has won the coveted National Phoebe Apperson Hearst Outstanding Family-School Partnership Award and named a National PTA School of Excellence. The award includes $2,000 for the campus. Melinda Samberson, President of the Frisco ISD Council of PTAs said Cobb is “the first Frisco ISD school to earn the designation of National PTA School of Excellence (only …

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Nelson Middle School Learns in the Garden

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Nelson Middle School is throwing a garden party. Installation of four raised garden beds began in August prior to the first day of school and the first plants were in the dirt August 31. The plant list for fall includes green beans, cucumbers, radish, carrots, lettuce, squash, beets, sugar snap peas and cabbage. Herbs such as basil, lavender and rosemary …

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School Supply Donations Keep Coming

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School supply donations for the school year continued to grow within the Partners in Education office even as students walked through the school doors Monday morning. The Partners in Education staff help civic groups, businesses, corporations and individuals successfully partner with the District. Large bags of crayons from Halff Associates were brought to the FISD Administration building on the first …

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2014 Bond Program Update

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The 2014 Bond program continues to provide educational facilities three years after passing. The bond included projects that will support the District through an enrollment of 66,000 students. As FISD begins 2017-2018, enrollment is closing in on 58,000 students. Completed this summer was Memorial High School (HS #10), Lawler Middle School (MS #17), Talley Elementary (ES #41) and Liscano Elementary …

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Frisco Preschoolers Learn How to Fly

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Pint-Sized Preschoolers Take Part in Week Long Aviation Campaign Preschoolers at The Goddard School located in Frisco on W. Main Street recently spent a week using their creativity to learn about flight through the unique approach of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) learning. Set to the theme of “aviation”, The Goddard School’s Aviation Campaign and Open House featured …