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Local election results bring new faces to office

Although much of the focus was given to the presidential debate Tuesday night, local matters regarding school board elections were voted on the same night.
November 4, 2020

Anticipation was felt throughout the nation Tuesday night as election results rolled in, and that feeling wasn’t lost in Texas. A historically red state since 1976, Texas became contested this year as...

FISD hosts webinar for new NNDCC program

NNDCC informational webinar to take place for all interested parents of students
November 3, 2020

Frisco ISD is partnering with the National Naval Defense Cadet Corp (NNDCC) to launch a program at Lebanon Trail High School for the 2021-22 school year, with an informational webinar being held Wednesday...

#DiversifyOurNarrative works to include anti-racism into English curriculum

The district chapter of #DiversifyOurNarrative gathers for a meeting over Zoom. In August of this year, after witnessing months of protests, Reedy sophomore Arushi Sangal and Redhawk Athena Tseng signed up to lead an FISD chapter of the national campaign, #DiversifyOurNarrative, in order to help create what they hope is tangible change. 
November 2, 2020

It has been five months since the murder of George Floyd shook the country and reignited the Black Lives Matter protests, in what is now being called one of the largest social movements in American history....

Frisco ISD hires Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

November 2, 2020

Over the years the Frisco Independent School District has transformed from one that is mostly white, to one that is now less than 40 percent white, 31 percent Asian, 13.5 percent Hispanic, and 11.2 percent...

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF sets online fundraising in motion

The school's chapter of UNICEF will be fundraising for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF online this year through their GoFundMe page.
October 30, 2020

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF has long been the biggest in-person fundraiser for UNICEF and its chapters across the country, including the one on campus. But due to COVID-19, the event has been moved to an...

District hosts IB Diploma Programme meeting

NNDCC informational webinar to take place for all interested parents of students
October 29, 2020

Starting in the 2021-2022 school year, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is scheduled to make its first appearance in the district, and there will be a meeting on Thursday from 6 to...

CBD, cannabis, and edibles webinar tonight

To help provide parents with more information on these substances, Frisco ISD is hosting a webinar “Real Talk: CBD, Cannabis, & Edibles” Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

Hosted by Irene Little, the CEO and Director of Access Counseling, the main goal of the presentation is to keep parents of teens informed on trends and concerns that have popped up in recent years. 
October 28, 2020

According to the National Institute of Health, consumption of substances such as CBD, cannabis, and edibles is one on the rise, specifically within younger generations.  To help provide parents with...

FISD introduces new dual credit program

FISD partners with UNT to bring a new dual credit opportunity to high schoolers. Applications are open now through Jan. 29 at 4 pm.
October 27, 2020

Frisco ISD has introduced a new dual credit opportunity for high school students in a partnership with the University of North Texas, starting in the 2021-2022 school year. Applications are o Frisco...

Spring Dual Credit registration opens

Tuesday marks the opening for the Spring Dual Credit registration window, which is open until Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. Before registration, students must fill out a permission form by 4 p.m on Nov. 20.
October 26, 2020

Spring Dual Credit registration opens Tuesday and closes on the payment deadline on Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. Prior to registration, students must fill out a permission form by 4 p.m on Nov. 20.   The form...

Free meal program extended through end of the year

Students will be able to get free breakfast and lunch whether they are face to face students or virtual, through a program offered by the USDA. The program was originally scheduled to end in December but has been extended through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.
October 24, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture program (USDA) program providing free breakfast and lunches to school children that was originally scheduled to end in December has been extended to the entire 2020-2021...

Friday last day to request mail ballots

Those that qualify for voting through mail must request their ballots by Oct. 23. Ballots can be dropped off behind the Collin County Election Office where they are guaranteed to arrive in time for the elections.
October 22, 2020

Early voting is off to a record start in Texas with the Lone Star state leading the nation in the number of voters who have already cast their ballot. But time is running out for people looking to vote...

District provides online financial aid webinar

Members of the class of 2021, along with their parents, are invited to attend a Zoom session on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. that will provide information on financial aid.
October 21, 2020

As seniors dive into college applications, one key concern is college tuition. To help ease the pressure, Beverly Henry Wheeler, Regional Director of Admission at Hendrix College, is holding a webinar...

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