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  • The Freshmen Flight School Club Fair is scheduled for Aug. 8
  • The 2019-2020 school year begins on Aug. 15
  • Frisco ISD decides to suspend athletics operational fee for high school and middle school students for 2019-2020

Walking the stage into a new beginning

Walking the stage into a new beginning

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2019

The class of 2019 will take the stage to mark the end of their high school career on Friday at 7:00 p.m. for graduation at the Ford Center at The Star.“Graduation includes speeches from students at the top of their classes and the calling of all names of the graduating students as they receive their diplom...

Frisco feels the impact of HB 3

Frisco feels the impact of HB 3

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 29, 2019

With the Texas Legislature passing HB 3 on Saturday, the school district is set to feel the effects of increased education finance next school year. The district is expected to get $30 million to $35 million from the state next year, which equals approximately $495 to $577 per student. “House Bill...

Legislature passes school finance reform before sessions ends

Legislature passes school finance reform before sessions ends

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 28, 2019

After pledging to make school finance the Texas Legislature’s top priority for the 86th session, HB 3 which provides $6.5 billion for schools, and teacher raises, along with $5.1 billion to help lower school district taxes, passed both the Texas House and Senate on Saturday, and now heads to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott for his signatu...

Weaving through after school traffic

Weaving through after school traffic

Shreya Jagan, Guest Contributor

May 23, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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