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Two teachers, one mission for change

Frisco teachers Kevin Graham and Malcolm Hill create video series with hopes of furthering progress in district they graduated from
October 2, 2020

Then-kindergartener Malcolm Hill sits with his dad in the bleachers at a Frisco High School football game in 1998. A racial slur is chanted by fans.   “Go c----s!” Hill remembers being yelled...

Frisco Community Parade cancelled due to COVID restrictions

The annual Frisco Community Parade has been cancelled in light of COVID-19. On typical year, school organizations such as football, band, and Red Rhythm would participate in the event.
October 1, 2020

Every year, the Frisco Community Parade marches to celebrate life and the culture of living in Frisco. However, due to COVID-19, this year’s parade has been cancelled. In years past, the parade was...

New cameras to improve school security

School Resource Office Glen Hubbard now has the ability to see the entire campus from simply by pulling up a camera on his computer.

The school's new security cameras were installed in May.
September 30, 2020

One of the main ways the campus ensures the safety of its staff and students is through the use of security cameras, and with the system getting new updates, surveillance quality is now improved.  “The...

Senior creates enhanced mobile app for HAC

Senior Srujan Mupparapu decided to create a mobile HAC app for FISD students. Mupparapu spent all summer working on creating a user friendly app that  he hopes will make checking grades easier for students.
September 29, 2020

Checking grades, planning homework, and looking at the clock every so often to see when class is going to be over are all essential aspects of a high school student’s everyday life. Hoping to put his...

FISD launches Alumni Network

FISD launches brand new Alumni network that will help connect current students and faculty with FISD graduates. Signing up for the network allows members to get many benefits such as scholarship opportunities and alum-to-alum engagement.
September 29, 2020

Seniors and staff are presented with an opportunity to connect with members of the community after graduation through the Frisco ISD Alumni Network. The Network allows all FISD schools to connect, support,...

Frisco ISD receives Champion Seal by EverFi for Whole Child education

To help provide parents with more information on these substances, Frisco ISD is hosting a webinar “Real Talk: CBD, Cannabis, & Edibles” Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.

Hosted by Irene Little, the CEO and Director of Access Counseling, the main goal of the presentation is to keep parents of teens informed on trends and concerns that have popped up in recent years. 
September 28, 2020

To know every student by name and need is Frisco ISD’s mission statement. And the district just got a stamp of approval, earning a Champion Seal for its commitment to whole-child education by EverFi,...

Counselors introduce class specific Reminds

Counselors implemented a new Remind system allowing students to sign up to receive information relating to their grade specifically.
September 25, 2020

Counselors on campus this year work to connect both virtual and face-to-face students through a new Remind system. Messages are sent out to each grade to keep students and parents up-to-date on upcoming...

FISD seeks mentors for ISM program

Students in the ISM program are matched with a mentor to get a deeper insight in the career of their choice. This year, Frisco ISD is looking for more adult volunteers to mentor and guide students students. “The mentor component is based on the belief that effective individuals in a variety of professions and cultural pursuits have something to share with young people that goes beyond classroom learning experiences,” ISM teacher Kelli Secord said
September 24, 2020

Frisco ISD is looking for virtual mentors to provide insight and help in Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) classes throughout the district. These volunteers would help students with one-on-one mock...

Applications open to create new clubs this year

Due to COVID-19 social distancing protocals, the annual club fair has been moved to be virtual. Students can now access the virtual club fair at any time.
September 23, 2020

Clubs are ways for students to gain experiences and opportunities beyond academics that may not be offered through a course with both virtual and in-person students able to submit applications if they...

Freshmen across district get personal Chromebooks

FISD's 1-1 initiative is bringing many changes to the classroom, including all freshmen now owning their own Chromebook for their high school career. This change brings many learning curves for both teachers and students alike.
September 22, 2020

This year, Frisco ISD launched its 1-to-1 initiative in which all freshman get their own Chromebook to use for their high school career. “Our district is going one to one, meaning ideally every student...

Frisco businesses offer spaces for students to do school work

Among the places offering a space for virtual students to do their school work are Kidzania USA at Stonebriar Centre, and RockStar Martial Arts with three locations in Frisco. Students can go to the facilities from three to five days a week, with less than 20 people on site which are cleaned on a daily basis, as well as checkups and masks enforced.
September 21, 2020

For some students in the virtual academy, staying at home may experience many interferences in learning and classroom expectations, so businesses all around Frisco are opening up their offices for students...

Hall passes get a technology update

September 18, 2020

The days of carrying a wooden block to the bathroom are over. So too are the "late to class" sticky notes. In the effort to limit the sharing of hall passes among students throughout the day,  electronic...

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