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  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

  • Frisco ISD Choir Festival at Stonebriar Community Church Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

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. ...

Social media post causes security scare

Social media post causes security scare

Wade Glover, WTV Executive Producer

December 17, 2018


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A social media post from a student at a different Liberty High School in another state caused security concerns here on campus last Wednesday. The threat was deemed non-credible by the end of second period, but the district took it seriously with the Frisco Police Department already aware of a potentia...

Frisco FD leads the way in blood transfusion training

Frisco FD leads the way in blood transfusion training

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 14, 2018


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The Frisco Fire Department became the first department in North Texas to gain the capability of administering blood transfusions on patients before arriving at a hospital thanks to new training and technology. “Prior to today, patients who needed blood were completely dependent on how fast we could ...

Dozens of Redhawks donate in Carter BloodCare Drive

Dozens of Redhawks donate in Carter BloodCare Drive

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

December 14, 2018


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Carter BloodCare and HOSA hope the season of giving will extend to Friday’s blood drive from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the gym with negative O blood in high demand. “We have already made a lot of effort to spread awareness about the importance of donating blood over the past few weeks,” Miller said. “Hopefully we will get suff...

School board provides funds for teachers and technology

School board provides funds for teachers and technology

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 13, 2018


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Just over a month after the district’s tax ratifications and a $600 million bond passed, the school board rolled out a series of additions to next school years budget, including classroom supply stipends for teachers, updated technology for students, and fund allocations for 75 new teaching positions...

Semester schedule change deadline approaches

Semester schedule change deadline approaches

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 12, 2018


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Pre-AP and AP drop forms are due the counselor’s office Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Students also have the ability to add a Pre-AP or AP course with approval from the parent, current teacher, and teacher of the new course. Schedule changes for the next semester are only eligible for students adding or...

District paves the way for future programs

District paves the way for future programs

Jordan Klein, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 11, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees met Monday night for their last regularly scheduled meeting of 2018 to discuss a variety of topics including upcoming programs.   Among the things discussed, the IB program, with program leaders updating the board on the progress of the IB diploma program coming ...

School board to discuss new courses and more

School board to discuss new courses and more

Ben Anderson, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 10, 2018


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The Frisco Administration Building will host a school board meeting from 6 to 9 p.m. The agenda features more than a dozen different topics including two new course possibilities, cybersecurity, and video game programming at the CTE Center. In addition, the board will also discuss the emergency first...

Donation drive to support Samaritan Inn begins

Donation drive to support Samaritan Inn begins

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2018


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Pulse and Student Council launched the school’s Annual Donation Drive in partnership with the McKinney Samaritan Inn on Friday during second period and advisory. “It's a great program for the families in Frisco,” counselor Andrea Douglas said. “Ms. [Staci] Stokes and I were fortunate enough to be ...

Lessons become letters in AP government

Lessons become letters in AP government

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018


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Part of the First Amendment is being put into action in AP Government classes as students are petitioning the government for a redress of grievances by writing letters to local, state, and national officials and mailing them Thursday and Friday. “The purpose of the letter writing project is to show my...

Sports City, USA adds PGA to its resume

Sports City, USA adds PGA to its resume

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

December 5, 2018


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The PGA of America is moving its headquarters from Palm Beach County, FL to Frisco, where it will anchor a 600-acre, mixed-use development with an initial investment worth more than $500 million. The move was announced Tuesday evening after votes by the Frisco City Council, its Economic and Community D...

PGA tees off bid to move headquarters to Frisco

PGA tees off bid to move headquarters to Frisco

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 4, 2018


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A deal is expected to be approved Tuesday afternoon by the Frisco City Council that would bring the Professional Golfers Association of America headquarters to North Frisco. “If the PGA of America moves to Frisco, there'll be times when maybe the biggest movers and shakers in the golf industry may come to ...

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