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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. ...

State budget to impact Frisco ISD

State budget to impact Frisco ISD

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
April 25, 2017
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The Texas State Senate recently proposed a $218 billion two year budget that would shift approximately $2 billion in public education costs from the state to local taxpayers. With Frisco ISD in the midst of finalizing its 2017-2018 budget, the financial relationship between the state and Frisco could be changing.    “In Tex...

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...

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