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Classes submit presents for Adopt-an-Angel

Classes submit presents for Adopt-an-Angel

Lucas Barr and Abby Wang

November 19, 2019

The campus wide Small World Adopt-an-Angel program, organized with the help of Pulse, comes to a close Tuesday as 2B classes spent advisory gathering gifts.   “The adopted angel program through Small World directly benefits local Frisco ISD children whose families are in need during the holid...

CTE Center hosts interactive open house

CTE Center hosts interactive open house

Ethan Ashmore, WTV Staff Reporter

November 18, 2019

Although students will not pick classes for the next year until the second semester, the CTE Center, will be holding an interactive open house Monday night from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  Students and parents have a chance to see different courses in pathways like marketing, law, health science, and constru...

Delegates to Duncanville for districts

Delegates to Duncanville for districts

Trisha Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

With more delegates than in years past, Youth and Government is heading down to Ducanville to participate in the annual district competition Saturday. “Every year the District competition is really important, as it’s often the first debate session for our newer delegates,” Co-Parliamentarian Sanjana Dandu said. “This year we have almost do...

HB3 provides students with a free SAT in March

HB3 provides students with a free SAT in March

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

Frisco ISD juniors are going to have the chance to take the SAT for free in March as a result of House Bill 3. Approved by the 86th Legislature, HB3 provides funds to support college readiness and will reimburse the district for the costs of the SAT. For junior Remi Williams, this takes the stress...

College admissions 101 at Coffee with the Counselors

College admissions 101 at Coffee with the Counselors

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

With college admissions and financial aid deadlines approaching, the counselors are hosting college representative Beverly Wheeler Thursday in the library from 8:00-8:50 a.m., for a Coffee with the Counselors session titled College Admissions 101. "Tomorrow Ms.Wheeler will come, she is a college representati...

School board alters schedule, honors Redhawks

School board alters schedule, honors Redhawks

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 12, 2019

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted in favor of adopting a new calendar for the 2020-2021 school year that will increase each school day by 10 minutes in order to end the year on May 21. Many parents in the community were divided on the change but Redhawk sophomore Saujash Barman does not see the new calendar as a big deal. “I actuall...

School board to consider extended summer, school days

School board to consider extended summer, school days

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 11, 2019

Frisco ISD’s Board of Trustees is set to host its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Board Room.  Among the topics expected to be discussed is a recommendation from the district to add 10 minutes to the end of every school day and end the school year befor...

Honoring veterans, community parades downtown Frisco

Honoring veterans, community parades downtown Frisco

Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

The annual Frisco Community Parade, recognizing veterans and celebrating community pride is Saturday at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Frisco, starting at Toyota Stadium. “This annual parade brings people from all around frisco together,” sophomore Nitya Sripati said. “We honor our veterans and tho...

Free online tutoring now available for FISD students

Free online tutoring now available for FISD students

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

Free online tutorials are now offered to Frisco ISD students in collaboration with the Reaching All Innovative Learners program and a video conferencing platform called Zoom.  The free tutorials include an hour in the evening on one weekday and two hours one weekend a month for each content area; which fea...

District offers test advice with Princeton Review

District offers test advice with Princeton Review

Lucas Barr, Editor in Chief

November 6, 2019

As juniors search for colleges to apply to next fall, Frisco ISD is hosting an SAT/ACT Prep 101 presentation with the Princeton Review at the administration building Wednesday from 6:30 - 8 p.m., open to all parents and students who RSVP. “Students will gain a better understanding of the ACT ...

District releases plans for high school no. 12 and new facilities

District releases plans for high school no. 12 and new facilities

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

November 5, 2019

Estimated to be a $122.5 million project, Frisco Independent School District has begun planning for high school #12. Yet to have a name, the school is expected to open its doors in 2022.  Located on Teel Parkway and Dakotah Road, the school, after receiving student input, will focus on six main goals...

Emerson cost escalates

Emerson cost escalates

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

November 4, 2019

The cost of Frisco ISD’s 11th high school, Emerson, has increased to $111.6 million dollars due to a combination of factors including a labor shortage, tariffs leading to increased construction costs, and the addition of features not included in the original plans.  “We did encounter a bit o...

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