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UIL academic championships on the line for eight

UIL academic championships on the line for eight

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 21, 2017
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Eight students and their coaches are in Austin Friday and Saturday for the 2017 UIL State Academic meet with the science team, computer science team and a debate student advancing from the 5A Region II meet. “As much as I try to deemphasis the results and just focus on improvement, it’s tough to...

Frisco’s severe weather warning system

Frisco’s severe weather warning system

Stone Swad, WTV Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
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Spring weather is here in full force and with the threat of severe weather Friday night, the city of Frisco is doing what it can to be ready for anything. The area has already seen its share of severe weather this spring with the Frisco Emergency Department keeping a close watch on any storm systems coming this way. ...

Vaccine exemptions on the rise

Vaccine exemptions on the rise

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
April 19, 2017
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The risk of certain preventable diseases spreading in Frisco ISD schools could increase as a growing number of parents have filed for vaccine exemptions since 2003. That’s when state lawmakers allowed for more parent exemptions including reasons of conscience. Previously only medical or religious reasons...

Indian families finding familiarity in Frisco

Indian families finding familiarity in Frisco

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
April 18, 2017
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Frisco is the nation’s fastest growing city and is home to a vast amount of diversity with reasonably priced suburban homes for middle class families. It’s also becoming increasingly more appealing to immigrant families, especially ones from India. “My dad's job and the quality of education...

Collin hosts career fair

Collin hosts career fair

Jenna Kelly, WTV Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
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Frisco ISD juniors and seniors will be able to look at college and career options on Thursday. The fifth annual Frisco ISD Showcase and Career Fair will take place from 8 A.M. to 2 P.M. at the Collin College Preston Ridge campus on Wade Boulevard. Juniors and seniors are invited to talk with professionals from the community in fields such as health sciences, hospitality, tourism, law, and others. The Showcase and Career Fair w...

CTE center hosts job fair Wednesday

CTE center hosts job fair Wednesday

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
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The CTE Center is hosting its second annual job fair for students aged 16 to 18 who are looking for summer employment. Over 40 employers will be at the CTE center looking to hire students. Students need to come professionally dressed with resumes and be ready to interview on the spot for certain...

Budget recommendations presented to Board of Trustees

Budget recommendations presented to Board of Trustees

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
April 11, 2017
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Frisco ISD’s Board of Trustees were presented with recommendations from the Priorities-Based Process concerning the 2017-18 budget and decided on a firm to help the search for a new superintendent at Monday evening’s board meeting. After some discussion, the Board selected Jenny Preston Educatio...

Budget and new superintendent focus of Monday board meeting

Budget and new superintendent focus of Monday board meeting

Eilidh McGarva and Dea-Mallika Divi
April 10, 2017
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Budget proposals for the 2017-18 school year, along with the next steps in finding a replacement for retiring superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon are two of the main items on the agenda for Monday's school board meeting with a public session that starts at 7:30 p.m. WTV's Eilidh McGarva has the video preview. There...

Saturday program seeks to help parents and students

Saturday program seeks to help parents and students

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
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Improving students’ self-esteem will be the focus of Saturday’s parent and student empowerment program at the Frisco ISD Student Opportunity Center in Frisco from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. The parent and student empowerment program finds its traces in the One Voice program. “They [parents] want...

Board of Trustees expected to pick firm Monday

Board of Trustees expected to pick firm Monday

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees moved one step closer to finding a replacement for retiring superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon as it reviewed applications on Tuesday from eight different firms who were looking to help the district find its new superintendent. By the end of Tuesday’s board meeting, the c...

Prom ticket deadline

Prom ticket deadline

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
April 5, 2017
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The last day to buy tickets for prom on My Payments Plus is Friday at 3 P.M. Over half of the senior class has bought tickets so far. “We’ve sold 355 tickets so far,” Wilson said. “There’s about 530 students in the senior class, so we’re expecting about 100 more to be sold.” Buying a ticket includ...

2017-18 Student Council named

2017-18 Student Council named

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
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Applications are in, interviews are over and the selections have been made for the 2017-18 Student Council with 35 students chosen featuring 13 rising juniors and 22 rising seniors. “It feels really good and I was extremely surprised when I made student council,” sophomore Moyo Shobowale sai...

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