Frisco, TX – Leadership Prep School (LPS) celebrated the opening of its secondary campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony sponsored by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Approximately 600 people were in attendance at this event.
During the ceremony, Mayor Jeff Cheney recognized Monday, August 14, 2017 as “Leadership Prep School Frisco Day,” and Collin County Commissioner Susan Fletcher proclaimed Monday, August 14, 2017 as “Leadership Prep School Frisco Day” in Collin County. Additionally, representatives from the offices of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson, U.S. Congressman Michael Burgess, Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, Texas State Senator Van Taylor, Texas State Representative Pat Fallon, and Texas State Representative Justin Holland as well as Frisco Chamber President Tony Felker were in attendance and participated in the program.
“The energy during the ceremony was palpable,” says LPS Superintendent Stacy Alton. “LPS faculty, staff and families are grateful for the warm reception from our local business and community leaders. We look forward to continue building strong relationships with stakeholders in the Frisco community.”
The secondary campus opened its doors this morning to 580 students, and close to 500 K-4 grade students started school today at LPS’ primary campus next door to the new building.
About Leadership Prep School
The mission of Leadership Prep School is to inspire students to learn, grow, and lead for a lifetime. The acronym P.L.A.C.E. summarizes the five key areas that have been selected as the focus of LPS’ vision: Parent partnership, Leadership development, Academics, Creativity and Excellence.
LPS is proud to be a Leader in Me based school that applies The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People to emphasize a culture of student empowerment and help unleash each child’s full potential. Focusing on the program’s timeless leadership principles nurtures the skills students need for success in the 21st century.
Leadership Prep School is recognized as a “Computer Science Immersion School” by Code to the Future. LPS integrates programming and game design into its curriculum starting in kindergarten with more advanced computer science concepts introduced as students advance each year. Leadership Prep School is part of the New Tech Network and partners with local businesses to engage students in project-based learning activities, which enhances critical thinking skills in order that students may become strong problem-solvers. Project-based learning methodology makes learning relevant and prepares students for the demands of the workplace.