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Registration for summer school now open

Registration for summer school now open

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 13, 2019


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Registration for the 2019 Frisco ISD summer school session is now open, with parents having until June 6 at 3 p.m. to sign their children up for $225 per high school semester on MyPaymentsPlus. Out-of-district students must register in person on June 5 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on campus. Available courses...

The Star welcomes a new sport

The Star welcomes a new sport

Davis O'Brien, WTV Sports Producer

May 10, 2019


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With the creation of games like Fortnite and Apex, esports are growing at a faster rate than ever and Frisco is quickly jumping on the gaming bandwagon. It’s projected that esports viewers spent 17.9 million hours watching their gaming heroes on those channels in the first quarter of 2018 alone, and The Star and ...

Expansion of Frisco Public Library gets voter approval

Expansion of Frisco Public Library gets voter approval

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

May 9, 2019


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The Frisco Public Library located in Frisco City Hall is going to have a new home in the near future after voters approved a $62 million bond to expand the library. Operating at full capacity at its current location, the library will eventually be moved to the Beal Building which sits less than a mile south of City H...

Library becomes hot spot for passport applications

Library becomes hot spot for passport applications

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2019


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The Frisco Public Library has reached a surge in passport applicants this month after two Collin County passport offices closed in late March. April through June is traditionally the busiest time of the year for passport applicants, and in the first few days of May, the library has already surpassed the ...

Students without STAAR get late arrival

Students without STAAR get late arrival

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 7, 2019


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Sophomores and seniors that will not be taking either the Biology STAAR or the U.S. History STAAR on Wednesday will have late arrival and are expected to be on campus at 12:30 p.m. The late arrival does not apply to students taking the AP English Literature test which begins at 8 a.m., as well students taking the AP French Language and Culture or AP European Hist...

Students taking two AP exams in one day encouraged to bring their lunch

Students taking two AP exams in one day encouraged to bring their lunch

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019


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With AP season in full swing, the counseling department is reminding students of the lunch procedures, particularly for students taking two tests in one day. “I just wanted to clarify what the lunch situation is,” lead counselor Dr. Stephanie Mueller said. “We ask all students who take two te...

AP testing season begins Monday

AP testing season begins Monday

Caleb Wai and Ian LaPerre

May 6, 2019


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The culmination of preparation and studying that began in August, is being put to the test starting Monday and continuing until May 17 as AP exam season is underway. “AP tests are important because it gives students an opportunity to go in college and get college credit for that subject,” AP Statis...

Three new trustees elected to FISD Board

Three new trustees elected to FISD Board

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

May 6, 2019


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Results are in from Saturday's election with low voter turnout in both Denton and Collin counties. Among the races on the ballot, were three positions on the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees, with the new trustees to be sworn in at the June 10 board meeting. Election results are not official until canvassed later in May. Place 1 Gopal Ponangi, 56.94 percent N...

‘Turn Up For Mental Awareness’ at the Mind Health Psychiatry

‘Turn Up For Mental Awareness’ at the Mind Health Psychiatry

Summer Nox, WTV Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019


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May is mental health month and that means raising awareness. This Saturday the Mind Health Psychiatry is hosting a ‘Turn Up For Mental Awareness’ event from 11 a-m to 2 p-m. The event will feature live entertainment, dance, fun, food, beverages and a discussion panel. The goal of Saturday's ev...

Voters head to the polls for Saturday’s local election

Voters head to the polls for Saturday’s local election

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019


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Early voting is over for May’s local elections with the final chance to vote Saturday from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Among some of the positions on the ballot are Frisco ISD board positions as well as spots on the Frisco City Council. Voters must have registered to vote before the April 4 deadline in...

Youth and Government students get inside look at legislative process

Youth and Government students get inside look at legislative process

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

May 2, 2019


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Frisco Board of Trustees secretary Debbie Gillespie spent Thursday’s advisory period talking to Youth and Government members to discuss her work and students’ roles in legislation. "We invited Mrs. Gillespie to come speak because we thought it would be great for our members to hear about how impacting ...

Venezuelan power struggle of particular interest to several Redhawks

Venezuelan power struggle of particular interest to several Redhawks

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2019


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Several Redhawk students are keeping their eye on the power struggle in their homeland of Venezuela. On Wednesday, Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro spent the day struggling to maintain his grip on power with strong anti-government May Day protests in Caracas, one day after interim president Juan Guaid...

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