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Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
May 11, 2017
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School districts such as Frisco ISD, which is one of more than 100 in the state designated as an Innovation District by the Texas Education Agency, would not be allowed to modify the start and end date of the school year under House Bill 1865 proposed by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Ft. Worth). “Having our schools star...

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
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Snaps that can last forever are a part of the latest Snapchat update released Tuesday. WTV's Wade Glover sat down with a few students to get their thoughts on the changes.  

Board discusses budget, honors students

Board discusses budget, honors students

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting Monday night with a focus on the budget recommendations presented to the board at the April meeting. The budget is set to be adopted on June 19. Separate from the 2017-2018 budget, the board also discussed authorizing the sale of new bonds...

McCausland and Gillespie retain Board of Trustees seats

McCausland and Gillespie retain Board of Trustees seats

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 8, 2017
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Voting for FISD Board of Trustees Places 4 and 5 is over with Frisco ISD voters in Collin and Denton county re-electing  board president Anne McCausland and Debbie Gillespie. McCausland retained her seat in Place 4 by 55 percent of the popular vote and Gillespie with 54 percent of the popular vot...

Technology upgrades being installed

Technology upgrades being installed

Walker Shippy, WTV Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
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The 2017-2018 school year will start off strong with teachers getting new equipment in a variety of classes. This upcoming school year, a variety of classrooms will be stocked with new equipment to support online and technology related projects in the classroom as part of the district's technology...

Seniors receive FEF scholarships

Seniors receive FEF scholarships

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 4, 2017
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The Frisco Education Foundation is hosting its 18th annual Scholarship Night Thursday at the Dr Pepper Arena from 7 - 9 p.m. The foundation has awarded over $4.2 million dollars in college scholarships given by outside donors in the name of their organization, corporation, group or in honor of ...

Diversity the face of new gold coin

Diversity the face of new gold coin

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
May 3, 2017
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For the first time, the Lady Liberty coin of 2017, released a few weeks ago, features an African American woman with stars accessorizing her natural hair. It’s one of the few pieces of American currency to feature a woman and even though the $100 gold coin sells for $1,690, students on campus like the...

2017-18 school registration now open

2017-18 school registration now open

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 2, 2017
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Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open on the Frisco ISD website. Although there is still a month left in the 2016-17 school year, early registration helps the district in planning for enrollment growth. Guardians of new students in grades K-12 must complete an online registration form,...

Library closed Tuesday-Friday

Library closed Tuesday-Friday

Rigre Garciandia, WTV Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
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Students needing to visit the library this week will be out of luck after today. For the next two weeks there is AP and STAAR testing. With both gyms being utilized as the main testing areas, with some many students taking so many tests, available testing space is scarce with the library one of th...

New policy requires unattended students to leave by 4:25 p.m.

New policy requires unattended students to leave by 4:25 p.m.

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
April 28, 2017
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A new campus policy was implemented Wednesday regarding students whereabouts after school with students being asked to leave the building by 4:25 p.m. unless students are attending tutorials in a classroom or with a supervised student organization such as athletics or a club. An email will be sent to...

Senior breakfast at Vandeventer Friday morning

Senior breakfast at Vandeventer Friday morning

Marcus McCoy, WTV Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
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Vandeventer first opened in its doors in 2012, and now 4 years later, its first 8th grade class is set to graduate in June. Out of over 500 seniors on campus, 187 attended Vandeventer. Now, Vandeventer is creating a new senior breakfast tradition that they plan to continue every year. Former Va...

Early voting underway

Early voting underway

Zack Daley, WTV Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
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Both Frisco ISD and city of Frisco elections are underway with early voting having started Monday. Six months after voters across the nation went to the polls for the presidential race, local residents are heading back to the voting booth to cast votes in both city and school district elections. ...

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