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Proposed pay bump would give teacher $5,000 raise

Proposed pay bump would give teacher $5,000 raise

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

January 17, 2019


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Public school teachers throughout Texas could be in line for a one-time pay bump of $5,000 if Senate Bill 3, authored by Sen. Jane Nelson (R), passes. More than 300,000 teachers would be eligible for the raise which would come at a cost to the state of approximately $3.7 billion in the first two years. “We’re...

ISM students in the spotlight at The Star

ISM students in the spotlight at The Star

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

January 16, 2019


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52 ISM students from campus, along with hundreds more from other Frisco ISD schools, are going to be sharing their progress at Wednesday's ISM Research Showcase from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Ford Center at The Star. “The showcase  is really a chance for the students to showcase their first semester work...

District’s growth leads to new hires

District’s growth leads to new hires

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

January 15, 2019


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Frisco ISD’s growth was a focus of Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting with enrollment numbers showing more than 60,000 students currently enrolled with district leaders adding dozens of new teachers to meet demand. “This will offer flexibility for us to bring outstanding candidates to the distri...

School board holds annual reception before meeting

School board holds annual reception before meeting

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2019


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The districts Board of Trustees will hold their first regular meeting of 2019 on Monday evening, opening to the public at 7:30 p.m. after a closed session. Prior to the meeting, the district will host their annual reception in recognition of its school board members. Students, parents, Frisco residents, and educat...

Students produce patent pending SecureGun

Students produce patent pending SecureGun

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

January 11, 2019


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Senior Amina Syeda, along with 9 other students from Plano and Frisco ISD high schools students created SecureGun, which could limit or even prevent mass shootings. ...

City launches coyote tracking map

City launches coyote tracking map

Lucas Barr and Dea-Mallika Divi

January 10, 2019


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After a coyote in Frisco attacked three joggers and a child in the final two months of 2018, the city launched an interactive map on Wednesday to track coyote sightings. Residents can fill out an online form to report sightings, that city officials hope will enable Frisco Animal Services to assess patterns of coyotes and attacks. “We need the public’s help to track s...

Texas Legislature opens path for changes in education

Texas Legislature opens path for changes in education

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019


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The 2019 Texas Legislature began its biennial regular session on Tuesday with 181 lawmakers sworn into office and the Texas House unanimously elected Dennis Bonnen R-Angelton as speaker. Some 6,000 bills have been proposed for the 140 day session with dozens having the potential to impact the state’s education system with Frisco ISD listing the following on its l...

FISD adds three weeks to marking period for 2019-20

FISD adds three weeks to marking period for 2019-20

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

January 8, 2019


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With the start of the second semester on Monday, Frisco ISD secondary schools are embarking on the final set of 6-week grading periods as the district is switching to a 9-week grading period  beginning with the 2019-2020 school year. “If you’re in a six week grading period especially in...

Donation drive raises more than $1,000 for those in need

Donation drive raises more than $1,000 for those in need

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 21, 2018


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A two week school wide donation drive netted $1,300 for the Samaritan Inn in McKinney with each 2B class raising money. “This is the first time that I've actually been able to do something for the community on Christmas,” senior Vivek Sundararaman said. “I thought is something that it's really importa...

FEF scholarship application Friday at 4:00 p.m.

FEF scholarship application Friday at 4:00 p.m.

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 20, 2018


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Time is running out for seniors wanting to apply for a Frisco Education Foundation scholarship as the three week application window closes Friday at 4:00 p.m. “We have found that whether it’s three weeks or three months that  the applicants pretty much have the same trend in when they decide ...

Donation drive deadline approaches

Donation drive deadline approaches

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

December 19, 2018


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The annual holiday donation drive in support of the McKinney Samaritan Inn ends on Thursday at noon with 2B classes collecting money and gift cards for nearly two weeks. “My goal for the drive was to get kids excited about it and to get more than $1 per kid and we doubled that, so that was really...

Frisco FD answers the call in California

Frisco FD answers the call in California

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


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The Woolsey Wildfire in Southern California erupted Nov. 8 and has cost over $4 billion in damages to the area and destroyed about 1600 homes. As the fire raged on, Frisco Fire Department sent five firefighters, a brush truck and other resources 1500 miles away to Los Angeles and Ventura County. ...

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