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Redhawk rally recruits freshman

Redhawk rally recruits freshman

Wade Glover, WTV Daily Update Anchor
January 23, 2017
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The school will host Redhawk Rally for the incoming class of 2021 Monday from 6 to 8 pm. Redhawk Rally is designed to introduce new classes and programs to the rising freshmen class and their parents. Some of these classes include: English classes, Biology, Chemistry, and some elective classes such as W...

Students deliver State of the Union address

Students deliver State of the Union address

Tyler Synatschk, WTV Staff Reporter
January 20, 2017
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With the election over, government classes are putting themselves in President Donald Trump's shoes and creating a State of the Union address to address their fellow classmates about the problems going on in the country today and how they would fix these problems if they were in office. “The whole...

ISM students shine at The Star

ISM students shine at The Star

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
January 19, 2017
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ISM students from all over the district lined the football field at the Ford Center at The Star Wednesday night to display their semester research. Students in the program spent the first semester researching a field of their choice and synthesized what they learned for ISM’s Research Showcase. “My field ...

Foul smell closes Coffee Shop

Foul smell closes Coffee Shop

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer
January 18, 2017
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The coffee shop is temporarily closed due to an ongoing smell. WTV's Maddie Owens has the story.

New policy for lunch deliveries

New policy for lunch deliveries

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
January 17, 2017
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A new policy goes into effect Tuesday for parents dropping off lunches in the front office for students. Instead of parents leaving lunches at the office table for students to pick up when convenient, students must pick up the lunch directly from their parents. “We have parents dropping off food, we...

Locked out before school is out

Locked out before school is out

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2017
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With just four bathrooms in the C wing of the school, there are limited options for students that need to use the facilities. But on some days, that number is lower at the end of the day as some of the bathrooms are cleaned and locked before school is out, leaving students sometimes searching for a place...

TEA releases preview of new grading system

TEA releases preview of new grading system

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
January 12, 2017
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The state of Texas released preliminary progress grades for the state’s public schools, the A-F grading system on Jan. 6 with the new system set to go into effect August 2018. The Texas Education Agency’s new grading system grades on four criteria: student achievement, student progress, closing pe...

SB 242 being closely watched by school districts

SB 242 being closely watched by school districts

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
January 11, 2017
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Public schools in Texas would be required to tell parents or guardians of students any and all information the school has on their child if requested under Senate Bill 242 proposed by Sen. Konni Burton, R-Fort Worth. Filed in November, SB 242 is expected to be discussed in the 85th legislative session that began Tuesday. A media firestorm sp...

Board approves new attendance zones

Board approves new attendance zones

Mady Daddario, WTV Staff Reporter
January 10, 2017
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It was a wide-ranging agenda with attendance rezoning, the state’s new school rating system and the next step in the process of becoming a District of Innovation all discussed. For the parents in attendance one of the most interesting items was the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees finalizing attendance zones for the 2017-18 school year...

School board to meet Monday night

School board to meet Monday night

Wade Glover, WTV Daily Update Anchor
January 9, 2017
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The board of trustees is holding a meeting tonight starting at 6:00 with a closed session, immediately followed by a discussion about  rezoning school zones for the school and for Independence. Also, Isbell elementary, which feeds into Vandeventer middle school, is up for rezoning. The boar...

Limitations and boundaries for student language

Limitations and boundaries for student language

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
January 6, 2017
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Whether it’s in the classrooms, on the field, or at home, students use different language when speaking in different settings with the limitations and boundaries for students regarding the use of language  on campus tends to vary from teacher to teacher. “As a rule, I don't allow foul langu...

District of Innovation process to resume Thursday

District of Innovation process to resume Thursday

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2017
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Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will be holding a public hearing Thursday at 6:00 p.m in the FISD Administration building to discuss the possibility of developing Frisco into a District of Innovation. “At the public forum on Thursday, we will present the District of Innovation process and we will go...

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