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  • Orchestra All-Region clinic/concert Friday & Saturday moved to Independence due to auditorium repair work

  • Blackout at boys' basketball game versus Rowlett Friday in the Nest

  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

Students recognized at school board meeting

Students recognized at school board meeting

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2017


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The Board of Trustees held something of a public forum Monday night, allowing parents and community members the chance to offer their input on the 2018-19 preliminary attendance zone released in October. “I’m a mom within Frisco ISD, and I am a teacher at Vandeventer Middle School,” attendee Natalie Hebert sa...

School attendance zones for 2018-19 under discussion Monday

School attendance zones for 2018-19 under discussion Monday

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is holding its monthly meeting at the FISD Administration Building on Monday. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., then go into a closed session and reopen for the public at 7:30 p.m. The main focus of this month’s meeting, according to FISD website, is to ...

99 years in the making

99 years in the making

Neha Perumalla and Amelia Pirrello

November 10, 2017


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While many students are too young to serve in the military, several staff members on campus have donned the uniform of a United States military branch. “Ever since the birth of our nation to present day, men and women all over our country have been asked not only to defend our country but to pre...

Fifth Quarter cancellation

Fifth Quarter cancellation

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017


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Fifth quarter was an event coordinated by student council to bring students and fas together after the last football game, however, due to a lack of participants, the night had to be cancelled. “We unfortunately had to cancel fifth quarter because of recent complications with My Payments Plus and...

Future farmers harvest wins at district

Future farmers harvest wins at district

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 8, 2017


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Future Farmers of America students were named district champions at their last competition, and will be advancing to the area level. The competition includes several categories, and the school’s teams advanced in three areas: public relations, agricultural advocacy, and creed speaking. “I...

Election Day Ballot Breakdown

Election Day Ballot Breakdown

Parker Butler, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


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Texas voters will have the opportunity to head to the polls and have their voice heard Tuesday. Indeed, off-year elections aren’t particularly earth-shattering, and this year Texans in Collin County won’t be voting for candidates. Instead, voters will have the opportunity to vote on seven proposed ...

Running into school history

Running into school history

Kasey Harvey and Avery Nolden

November 6, 2017


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The girls’ cross country team won the first state championship in school history on Saturday when it captured the 5A UIL team title in Round Rock, finishing four points ahead defending state champion Canyon Randall. “Words cannot describe it. It’s an exciting feeling, proud,” head girls cross coun...

Cousin of social studies teacher helps apprehend NYC terrorist

Cousin of social studies teacher helps apprehend NYC terrorist

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2017


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New York City saw its deadliest terror attack on Tuesday since the events of Sept. 11, 2001 when 29-year-old Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov killed eight people and injured dozens more after he rented a Home Depot truck and crashed into a bike path on Halloween. Among the first responders was Kevin M...

Priority stressing out students

Priority stressing out students

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 1, 2017


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For many students applying for college, Wednesday (November 1) is an important date. Colleges use this date to make the deadline for the priority application, and some even for regular admission. “A lot of students apply for early action because you find out a lot sooner if you get in,” colle...

Chong seeks to teach students how mindset matters

Chong seeks to teach students how mindset matters

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Mindset Matters is a counselor sponsored lesson occurring Wednesday during advisory in the lecture hall that was created to help students with their mental state of mind. While some teachers are sponsors for certain organizations, science teacher Christina Chong is the creator of this series. “...

Release of JFK files still leaves questions unanswered

Release of JFK files still leaves questions unanswered

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2017


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Nearly 54 years after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas on November 22, 1963, President Donald Trump has authorized the release of previously confidential records surrounding JFK’s presidency and his death. For staff members on campus who were alive at the time, Kennedy...

18th annual fun run set for Saturday

18th annual fun run set for Saturday

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


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Students and staff throughout the district will be taking part in the Gary Burns Frisco Education Foundation 18th annual fun run on Saturday at Toyota Stadium with participants choosing between a one mile and 5k run. Participating since elementary school, the run serves a dual purpose for sophomore K...

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