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  • Last day of school (May 30) is a half-day

  • Last day of school is Thursday, May 30

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Weaving through after school traffic

Weaving through after school traffic

Shreya Jagan, Guest Contributor

May 23, 2019


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It’s a scene seen every school day. Dozens of cars in the fire line in front of the school. Cars double parked behind others in the parking lot. Cars idling on Rolater Road waiting to turn into the parking lot. Each sitting and waiting, in order to beat the traffic out of the school when class...

More than $680,000 to be awarded to seniors at FEF Scholarship Night

More than $680,000 to be awarded to seniors at FEF Scholarship Night

Cori Ross and Melody Tavallaee

May 22, 2019


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More than 700 seniors throughout the district are going to be awarded with funds for college at the Wednesday’s Frisco Education Foundation Scholarship Night at Comerica Center from 6-8 p.m. “FEF tries to help as many students as we can each year achieve their educational goals by awarding scho...

Students honored for academic success

Students honored for academic success

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

May 21, 2019


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Seniors receive the award they've worked on for four years when they graduate on May 31, but some soon to be graduates were recognized for their academic achievements Tuesday in the senior class assembly. “Getting an award was nice because it really allowed you to look back in hindsight and see a...

Police interaction course takes place in classrooms

Police interaction course takes place in classrooms

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 20, 2019


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Freshman geography classes spent the last few days completing a state-mandated police interaction course established by SB 30 with instruction including a video, quiz, and a question and answer session with campus Frisco Police Office School Resource Officer Glen Hubbard. “It’s generally an info...

Year’s work on display at ISM Final Presentation Night

Year’s work on display at ISM Final Presentation Night

Vivek Sundararaman and Lucas Barr

May 17, 2019


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Final presentation night for ISM students is Friday at 6 p.m. as they showcase their final products in different classrooms throughout the school. “Students have been putting the final touches on their final products, updating their research portfolios and display boards and rehearsing their spee...

Local doctor hosts health walk

Local doctor hosts health walk

Dea-Mallika Divi, Assignment Editor

May 17, 2019


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Local residents can take a steps towards better health on Sunday at 8:00 a.m. by participating in a Walk with a Doc event at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano. Walking is the single best thing people do to live a high-quality life and the event is designed to get people outside and take a walk. Dr. Supriya Thiru of the Texas Institute for Neurological Disorders is ...

Animal shelter looks to find home in Frisco

Animal shelter looks to find home in Frisco

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

May 16, 2019


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Whenever animals are found outside without owners, they are shipped to the Collin County animal shelter in McKinney, but a local pet avocation group wants Frisco to establish its own facility. “Many of the [rescue organizations] are doing fabulous things, but they don’t have a facility,” Frisco P...

Police interaction at the core of newly implemented legislation

Police interaction at the core of newly implemented legislation

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

May 15, 2019


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Learning how to interact with police is part of the lesson plans in geography classes Wednesday through Monday as House Bill 30, passed in 2017, is being implemented on campus. The program begins with students watching a video Wednesday or Thursday, followed by a visit from Frisco PD school resource...

School board talks budget and honors students

School board talks budget and honors students

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

May 14, 2019


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The FISD Board of Trustees met on Monday evening for their final meeting of the 2018-2019 school year to discuss topics ranging from the achievements of athletes and fine arts students to the district’s current budget. Among the discussed topics was House Bill 3 and the efforts the district is m...

Registration for summer school now open

Registration for summer school now open

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 13, 2019


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Registration for the 2019 Frisco ISD summer school session is now open, with parents having until June 6 at 3 p.m. to sign their children up for $225 per high school semester on MyPaymentsPlus. Out-of-district students must register in person on June 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on campus. Available courses...

The Star welcomes a new sport

The Star welcomes a new sport

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Producer

May 10, 2019


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With the creation of games like Fortnite and Apex, esports are growing at a faster rate than ever and Frisco is quickly jumping on the gaming bandwagon. It’s projected that esports viewers spent 17.9 million hours watching their gaming heroes on those channels in the first quarter of 2018 alone, and The Star and ...

Expansion of Frisco Public Library gets voter approval

Expansion of Frisco Public Library gets voter approval

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

May 9, 2019


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The Frisco Public Library located in Frisco City Hall is going to have a new home in the near future after voters approved a $62 million bond to expand the library. Operating at full capacity at its current location, the library will eventually be moved to the Beal Building which sits less than a mile south of City H...

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