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The hidden price of Sodapalooza

The hidden price of Sodapalooza

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
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Sodapalooza is here and cups are popping up everywhere from students to staff as RaceTrac’s annual drink promotion is here until July 31 with anybody that buys the $11.99 cups ($9.99 with coupon on RaceTrack app) getting unlimited drink refills. “They’re beneficial because they’re easy to...

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Stone Swad, WTV Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
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The top 10 students in class rank from each Frisco ISD high school are being honored Wednesday at the annual Top Ten Luncheon at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge campus in Frisco from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Students who rank in the top ten of their class will be honor...

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 16, 2017
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The academic top 10 for the class of 2017 will be honored along with the top 10 of each Frisco ISD high school with a luncheon Wednesday from 11:30 - 2 p.m. at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco. In addition, underclassmen academic awards and recognitions...

Summer school registration begins

Summer school registration begins

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
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Summer school, with registration opening May 15, is undergoing a big change this year with all coursework now online, providing more access for students. “Since the courses are online, students can work from anywhere at any time,” secondary summer school Principal Jennifer Redden said. “This giv...

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
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The Board of Trustees was presented with a proposal that would help generate revenue by charging students $25 per semester for parking permits. The school gives out between 650 and 800 parking permits per year, which doesn’t account for student drivers without parking permits. With this many studen...

Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
May 11, 2017
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School districts such as Frisco ISD, which is one of more than 100 in the state designated as an Innovation District by the Texas Education Agency, would not be allowed to modify the start and end date of the school year under House Bill 1865 proposed by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Ft. Worth). “Having our schools star...

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
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Snaps that can last forever are a part of the latest Snapchat update released Tuesday. WTV's Wade Glover sat down with a few students to get their thoughts on the changes.  

Board discusses budget, honors students

Board discusses budget, honors students

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees held its regular monthly meeting Monday night with a focus on the budget recommendations presented to the board at the April meeting. The budget is set to be adopted on June 19. Separate from the 2017-2018 budget, the board also discussed authorizing the sale of new bonds...

McCausland and Gillespie retain Board of Trustees seats

McCausland and Gillespie retain Board of Trustees seats

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 8, 2017
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Voting for FISD Board of Trustees Places 4 and 5 is over with Frisco ISD voters in Collin and Denton county re-electing  board president Anne McCausland and Debbie Gillespie. McCausland retained her seat in Place 4 by 55 percent of the popular vote and Gillespie with 54 percent of the popular vot...

Technology upgrades being installed

Technology upgrades being installed

Walker Shippy, WTV Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
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The 2017-2018 school year will start off strong with teachers getting new equipment in a variety of classes. This upcoming school year, a variety of classrooms will be stocked with new equipment to support online and technology related projects in the classroom as part of the district's technology...

Seniors receive FEF scholarships

Seniors receive FEF scholarships

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 4, 2017
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The Frisco Education Foundation is hosting its 18th annual Scholarship Night Thursday at the Dr Pepper Arena from 7 - 9 p.m. The foundation has awarded over $4.2 million dollars in college scholarships given by outside donors in the name of their organization, corporation, group or in honor of ...

Diversity the face of new gold coin

Diversity the face of new gold coin

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
May 3, 2017
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For the first time, the Lady Liberty coin of 2017, released a few weeks ago, features an African American woman with stars accessorizing her natural hair. It’s one of the few pieces of American currency to feature a woman and even though the $100 gold coin sells for $1,690, students on campus like the...

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