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Protests in Nicaragua hit close to home for junior

Protests in Nicaragua hit close to home for junior

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


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For years, the Central American country of Nicaragua has suffered through decades of unrest. Recently, more than 40 people have been killed in the midst of political turmoil with college students taking to the streets to call for social justice and change. Although this conflict is more than 2,000 mile...

Staff incentive pay up for vote Wednesday

Staff incentive pay up for vote Wednesday

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is holding a special school board meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the administration building, in part to consider a resolution to pay a one-time incentive payment to employees on June 15 with the minimum payment being $600 for full-time employees. “Frisco ISD used ...

GPA and class rank revisions under consideration

GPA and class rank revisions under consideration

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

May 15, 2018


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A change in the GPA class rank system could be coming if the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approves recommendations presented at Monday’s school board meeting. The proposals are a result of the work being done by district’s GPA for Rank Committee. “In 2016, a committee was formed of principals, counselo...

Monthly Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening

Monthly Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

May 14, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Board Of Trustees regular meeting takes place tonight. The meeting will start off with any ongoing issues and complaints, but will also discuss GPA and class rank. Some of the other main topics of discussion will be upgrading bells and intercom systems and purchasing PSAT assessme...

Summer school registration opens

Summer school registration opens

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 14, 2018


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As students embark on the final weeks of the school year, some of them are also preparing to enroll in classes over the summer to get credits for classes such as speech, medical terminology, and BIM which can provide students with certain benefits. “The advantages include being able to take pre...

15 Redhawks selected as National Merit Finalists

15 Redhawks selected as National Merit Finalists

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018


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Once again, the school leads the way as 15 of 43 Frisco ISD students named National Merit Finalists are Redhawks. “It is always wonderful to see our students receiving notice for academic successes,” principal Ashley Rainwater said. “It highlights our campus’ commitment to learning for bo...

New cones help improve flow of traffic in front of school

New cones help improve flow of traffic in front of school

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


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Cones are replacing potential traffic tickets in front of the school as School Resource Officer Glen Hubbard is now placing bright orange traffic cones on Rolater Road to prevent parents and students from turning into the school’s main entrance from the middle lane, rather than the turn lane. ...

Driverless car service comes to Frisco July

Driverless car service comes to Frisco July

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

May 9, 2018


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The possibility of self-driving cars in Frisco might soon become a reality with the California-based company Drive.ai announcing their plans to bring an on-demand autonomous car service to the area in July. In coordination with the Frisco Transportation Management Association, an initial run of the ser...

Week long festivities show appreciation of teachers

Week long festivities show appreciation of teachers

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Teacher Appreciation Week began Monday and runs throughout the week with many local businesses providing teachers with free food or discounts. On campus, teacher appreciation festivities got a head start. “We organized a teacher appreciation luncheon on May 3rd to work around testing schedules...

City and ISD voters make their choices

City and ISD voters make their choices

Parker Butler, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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As voters headed to the polls on Saturday, friendly tension lingered between candidates, several of whom held fundamentally different visions for the future of both the city of Frisco and its school district of more than 55,000 students. For the two of six city council seats up for election, voters sided with the incumbents, with Republican-al...

Frisco residents to cast their ballots Saturday

Frisco residents to cast their ballots Saturday

Parker Butler, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Municipal election day is Saturday for Frisco residents and all residents zoned for Frisco ISD with the polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters who registered before April 5 are eligible to cast their ballots with a map of polling locations found here, with the closest one to campus being the Fire Station #...

The beginning of the end

The beginning of the end

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018


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With the end of the school year quickly approaching, so does the deadline for seniors to raise or lower their class ranks. “At the end of the fifth six weeks, towards the very end of the school year, senior ranks will freeze,” counselor Staci Stokes said in a WTV interview. “That's how we deter...

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