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Flashing stop sign catches attention at intersection

Flashing stop sign catches attention at intersection

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 4, 2017
Filed under News

Since the school opened, there have been a total of 452 traffic stops in front of the school. During that time, there have been nine citations issued for running the stop sign at Rolater Road and Valley Brook Drive on the eastern edge of campus. However, the installation of a flashing stop sign at the ...

School leads students to put sleep to rest

School leads students to put sleep to rest

Neha Perumalla, WTV Daily Update Producer
January 3, 2017
Filed under News

The stress and competition of school can often result in students battling for a high rank and GPA. As a result, students often stay up late to finish their work to get ahead of the competition. “I sacrifice sleep because school work for me takes a long time," junior Vinayak Chatterjee said. ...

Students get an extra day of winter break

Students get an extra day of winter break

Kasey Harvey, Guest Contributor
December 16, 2016
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Winter break will be one day longer for students as Jan. 2 is a staff development day as teachers will be working in order to get ahead and prepare for the upcoming school week after the two week break.   “We are a PLC district, which means that we’re a professional learning community district a...

Fastpacs helps fill a nutritional need

Fastpacs helps fill a nutritional need

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under News

It’s not something most students volunteer about themselves but 2,289 students in Frisco, Plano, Allen, McKinney and Wylie ISDs are identified as homeless. To help ensure these Frisco ISD students are fed, Frisco Fastpacs delivers food to those in need. Providing nutrition to about 700 students ...

District implements new YouTube policy

District implements new YouTube policy

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
December 14, 2016
Filed under News

Teenagers watch YouTube videos more than TV and the hugely popular video sharing service has been widely used by schools for educational purposes. However, effective Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. the school district implemented a restricted access to YouTube policy in which students will only be able to access...

Parents voice concerns about rezoning

Parents voice concerns about rezoning

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
December 13, 2016
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The regular school board meeting of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees held Monday discussed the proposed attendance zone changes for the 2017-2018 school year, legislative priorities, and District of Innovation updates. Approximately 10 parents began the meeting by voicing their concerns about atte...

FISD hosts attendance zone adjustment meeting

FISD hosts attendance zone adjustment meeting

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
December 12, 2016
Filed under News

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will host a regular board meeting on Monday to discuss information regarding attendance zones modifications for the 2017-2018 school year. “This is the meeting where time is set aside to hear from parents, students and community members regarding rezoning,” FISD Comm...

Arctic blast puts the freeze on Frisco

Arctic blast puts the freeze on Frisco

Megan Lin and Olivia Kirklin
December 8, 2016
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With the forecast calling for the first cold temperatures of the season, winter weather is finally here after an unusually warm fall. With the recent arctic blast bringing the coldest temperatures in more than a year, athletes have to bear the cold during practices. “The cold weather makes it harder...

Dual credit students not exempt from finals

Dual credit students not exempt from finals

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
December 7, 2016
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While some students might be slacking off the weeks before winter break, other students are taking finals for their Collin College classes where material from the entire semester is covered and there are no test re-takes. It’s a different story than here on campus where final exams were eliminated...

Wrestling coach resigns for new job

Wrestling coach resigns for new job

Wade Glover and Megan Lin
December 5, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

Wrestling head coach Jason Thurston announced his resignation to the team Monday morning. Thurston’s last official day will be Dec. 16 but Monday will be his last day on campus as he prepares for his new job as the Athletic Director and Activities Coordinator at Ballard High School in Seattle, WA. “[Leaving] is...

Campus diversity to be a part of KERA story

Campus diversity to be a part of KERA story

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
December 2, 2016
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KERA education reporter Stella Chavez spent a few hours on campus Thursday doing initial research for a series of stories discussing the changing demographics in North Texas and their influence on public schools. In addition to looking at a high school in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Duncanville, Chavez is...

Frisco tree lighting moved to Thursday

Frisco tree lighting moved to Thursday

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under News

The Frisco tree lighting originally scheduled for Saturday has moved to Thursday. WTV's Maddie Owens has the details.

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