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ISM students present research project in showcase

ISM students present research project in showcase

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

January 17, 2018


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The Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation will host the Annual Frisco ISD Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) Research Showcase at the Ford Center at The Star on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The top students from eight FISD high schools spent the first semester curating their project, selecting mentors, and research...

Flashing school zone light in front of school out of service

Flashing school zone light in front of school out of service

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

January 17, 2018


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The flashing school zone light on Rolater, just west of campus, has been out of service, along with the radar, Tuesday and Wednesday.  With no warning light, at least one student thought the speed limit was 45 mph instead of the 20 mph of the school zone.   “Honestly I just kept going the spe...

Ice and snow miss Frisco, but area still in deep freeze through Wednesday

Ice and snow miss Frisco, but area still in deep freeze through Wednesday

Keegan Williams and Wade Glover

January 16, 2018


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Dozens upon dozens of school districts closed Tuesday due to the threat of inclement weather, but for the most part, it was business as usual in Frisco ISD as a cold front has temperatures staying below freezing Tuesday and Wednesday. One of the only schedule alterations, was the cancellation or postpon...

Time running out for students interested in working on Shattered Dreams

Time running out for students interested in working on Shattered Dreams

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

January 12, 2018


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Trying to show the realities of drinking and driving, the Shattered Dreams program will be on campus March 22 - 23 with Tuesday the deadline for students to apply to be actors in the scenes and the crash. “Students should apply so they can help out and get the word out about drunk driving,” S...

Thursday brings deadline to request semester schedule changes

Thursday brings deadline to request semester schedule changes

Kirthi Injeti, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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Thursday at 4:30 p.m. is the final chance for students to submit a request to drop their PAP or AP classes for the new semester which begins Tuesday. This is the second and final chance for students to make such a change. “Generally, more students drop at the end of the first six weeks than at semester,...

Unknown fate awaits AP European History

Unknown fate awaits AP European History

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


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AP European History is something of a forgotten AP class on campus as it’s not offered every year and its status for 2018-19 is unknown as the initial stages in students choosing next year’s classes begins Jan. 25 at the course fair. “It is a non-required AP social studies course,” social...

Annual district performance report presented to school board

Annual district performance report presented to school board

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees hosted it’s monthly meeting Monday starting with a public session at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD administration building. The meeting began at 6:30 p.m. with a closed session and resumed approximately an hour later with a discussion on the 2016-2017 Texas Academic Perf...

Flu cases on the rise in Texas

Flu cases on the rise in Texas

Wade Glover, WTV Daily Update Producer

January 9, 2018


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The annual flu season is in full force, and with over two thousand people in the building everyday, students and staff have a high chance of being exposed to the virus. WTV’S Wade Glove has the story. The influenza virus, more commonly referred to as the flu, has a season every year where outbreaks...

School board hosts first meeting of 2018

School board hosts first meeting of 2018

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

January 8, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees hosts its monthly meeting Monday with the public session scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administration Building. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with a closed session and will resume approximately an hour later with a discussion on the 2016-2017 Texas ...

Frisco Education Foundation ranked as one of nation’s best

Frisco Education Foundation ranked as one of nation’s best

January 5, 2018


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Providing scholarships to seniors and grants to educators, the Frisco Education Foundation has been placed in the top 25 of K-12 education foundation by the Caruthers Institute, a nonprofit think-tank. “Last year we awarded over $670,000 to the class of 2017,"FEF Director Allison Miller said in a N...

Semester end and PreAP/AP drop

Semester end and PreAP/AP drop

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

January 4, 2018


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With the semester ending on Jan. 12, counselors sent an email Thursday to parents with information about semester courses and schedule changes. The schedule correction form must be delivered to the counseling office by 4:30pm on Jan. 11th. Schedule changes will be allowed if: You are a seni...

New ‘tree houses’ to be built in Frisco

New ‘tree houses’ to be built in Frisco

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

January 3, 2018


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A new developmental decision was approved by the Frisco City Council on Tuesday for a new subdivision of ‘green’ homes. Being built at the corner of Independence and Rolater, the area previously zoned as agricultural land, will soon have homes with grass roofs. “They seem environmentally ...

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