Assistant Band Director is Published Author
Congratulations to Bryn Roberts, Assistant Band Director at Reedy High School. Her article entitled “Creating a Culture of Excellence” has been published in the October 2017 issue of Southwestern Musician magazine. The article has excellent advice on building a strong band program, motivating the non-varsity band students, and building for the future. Read her article here.
Choir Students Advance
At the All Region choir competition, held October 3, 64 Frisco ISD singers earned All Region recognition. Thirty nine of the 64 achieved Pre-Area certification and will advance to the next level of competition for the All State Choir. The Pre Area auditions will take place at Independence High School on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.
FISD Artists’ Work On Display
Frisco ISD artists have their work on display this weekend’s Texas Association of School Administrators/Texas Association of School Boards convention in Dallas. They are: Alaiah Norris and Michelle Park of Heritage High School; Vanessa Madrigal of Wakeland High School; Yae-Jin Cho of Reedy High School; Anusha Kashyapa of Scoggins Middle School; Katarina Horchler of Wester Middle School; Jerry Zhang of Curtsinger Elementary School; and Dakota Tanguay of Purefoy Elementary School.
Thanks for Volunteering!
Kudos to the community business professionals who volunteered to help with the approximately 360 mock interviews with high school students as part of the FISD Independent Study and Mentorship Symposium this week. Representatives from the Dallas Cowboys, the RoughRiders, the National Breast Cancer Foundation and City of Frisco joined other business leaders from throughout community to mentor students on interview skills.
They’ve got the Beat at Lone Star HS
Congratulations to the Lone Star High School Percussionists for earning second place in the Standstill Division II category in the 2017 Plano Drum Line Contest.