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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.

Insight program provides inside look

Insight program provides inside look

Isabella Santiago, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 3, 2018


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The Frisco ISD Insight program offers community engagement and a behind the scenes look at the district. The program provides opportunities for participants to visit both educational and non-educational facilities, ranging from athletics, maintenance, nutrition, transportation, and administratio...

Trickle-down SAT stress

Trickle-down SAT stress

Shreya Jagan and Ashika Deshpande

November 30, 2018


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Seniors and juniors aren’t the only ones preparing for Saturday’s SAT as some freshman on campus have already started letting their mind wander when it comes to their SATs and college prep, getting ready for something many think to be years ahead of time. “I don’t think there’s ever a time ...

Scholarship window for FEF opens Friday

Scholarship window for FEF opens Friday

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

November 29, 2018


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The Frisco Education Foundation, or FEF, scholarship application window opens on Friday and closes Dec. 21, giving seniors a three week time period to apply for financial aid through the district. “We have found that whether it’s three weeks or three months that the applicants pretty much have th...

Hall pass predicament

Hall pass predicament

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

November 28, 2018


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After multiple students were caught with blank hall passes in their possession, a school administrator sent out an email on Tuesday to staff requesting that nurse and hall passes be properly secured. With rumors of students selling hall passes floating around the halls and across social media, assista...

One test, two years credit

One test, two years credit

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


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For most students on campus, two years of a foreign language is the minimum requirement to graduate, but for some students, one test could replace two years of classes. Frisco ISD has partnered with Avant Assessments to offer students the ability to earn up to four years of foreign language credit through a singl...

Students seek Cyber Monday deals

Students seek Cyber Monday deals

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

November 26, 2018


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School resumed Monday after a week off for Thanksgiving break but that didn’t stop some students from sneaking in some online shopping as they tried to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals. “The Holiday deals really affected my shopping because I could see which stores cut down the most on pric...

The suite life, the hotel suite life

The suite life, the hotel suite life

Jordan Klein, WTV Daily Update Producer

November 16, 2018


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Homeless. It’s a word the Akbari family never thought could be used to describe their living situation, but since August, they’ve been out of their home. While in Cancun on summer vacation, the water heater in their house broke, flooding every room and every floor, forcing the family to say hello...

Frisco Fire Department helping battle blazes in California

Frisco Fire Department helping battle blazes in California

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

November 15, 2018


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The Woolsey Fire has rampaged and spread to more than 200,000 acres across southern California. In the effort to help contain the fires, Frisco has deployed five firefighters and resources to serve the affected communities as part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System. “Our goal is fo...

Frisco ISD pursuing independent accredited dyslexia therapist training designation

Frisco ISD pursuing independent accredited dyslexia therapist training designation

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2018


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Frisco ISD could be on its way to becoming an independent accredited dyslexia therapist training,  making it the first public school district in the nation to have this designation. “The district has already submitted all of the extensive documentation,” FISD Chief Academic Officer of Curriculum and ...

Texans testify against historical snub

Texans testify against historical snub

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2018


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The State Board of Education heard testimonies in Austin Tuesday regarding proposed changes to the history curriculum, including the removal of many prominent historical figures. Concerned Texans spoke to the board’s 15 members weeks after backlash they faced from planning to cut Helen Keller out of the sy...

Frisco ISD looks ahead after voter approval on TRE/bond

Frisco ISD looks ahead after voter approval on TRE/bond

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018


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The Board of Trustees meets Monday from 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. to discuss their scheduled agenda. But beyond the things being discussed, there’s the question of what’s next after voters approved the Tax Ratification Election and the bond proposal on Nov. 6. Knowing every student by name and need seems like a daunting task for a school district with more...

Marching for veterans in annual celebration

Marching for veterans in annual celebration

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2018


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Various Redhawk groups will join with other district high schools to march in the annual Frisco Community Parade celebrating Veterans Day with this year’s theme of “Every Hero Has a Story". The Saturday event which features local students, floats, civic organizations, youth and professional sports ...

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