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Voting irregularities lead to new NHS voting

Voting irregularities lead to new NHS voting

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
March 30, 2017
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National Honor Society officer voting has been reopened until 4:30 p.m. Thursday with a new voting link emailed to members as a result of voting irregularities that arouse from an anonymous voting ballot on Google Docs. “We’ve since found out that we’re not going to be able to continue that,”...

STAAR testing resumes Thursday

STAAR testing resumes Thursday

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
March 30, 2017
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Round two of STAAR testing is Thursday in both gyms with sophomores taking the English II exam. The STAAR test examines students’ proficiency in their subject to help determine if they can advance into the next level. “I feel like I’m ready. I’ve done some practice tests online,” sophomo...

Early morning storm knocks out power at some FISD schools

Early morning storm knocks out power at some FISD schools

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
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The early morning storms that hit the Frisco area hours before sunrise led to power outages at some Frisco ISD buildings including Staley Middle School, Rogers Elementary School, Student Opportunity Center, Acker Special Programs Center and the Laura Ellison Child Development Center (CDC) among them. While...

McCausland talks about finding Lyon’s replacement

McCausland talks about finding Lyon’s replacement

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer
March 28, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is in its early stages in the search for a new superintendent. Current FISD superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon announced his retirement on March 17 with his last day on job coming June 30. The Board of Trustees met Monday morning in a special session to discuss how to proceed with the search for Lyon's r...

Trail of hail

Trail of hail

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
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Severe storms with large hail and strong winds rolled through the area Sunday night leaving a trail of damage. Collin County was under a severe thunderstorm watch beginning in the early evening with it changing to a severe thunderstorm warning for Frisco and other cities in Collin County. “We were...

Students leave trail of trash at lunch

Students leave trail of trash at lunch

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
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Everyday, pieces of trash are left behind during lunch periods and with four minutes between lunch periods, the custodians are pressed for time in their effort to clean the cafeteria. “The janitors work really hard for us,” assistant principal Stacey Whaling said. “They care about the kids, ...

District’s demographics changing

District’s demographics changing

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
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For the last two decades, the largest class in Frisco ISD has always the kindergarten class. But in Wednesday’s joint meeting between district leaders and the city of Frisco, superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon said the demographics have changed the last two years. “It use to be that our kindergart...

District hosting real estate professionals Thursday

District hosting real estate professionals Thursday

Minuki Medis, WTV Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
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With the city of Frisco continuing to grow, Frisco ISD is holding an informational meeting for real estate professionals Thursday from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at the administrative building to help realtors stay informed on what’s going on in the district. With currently 159,920 people living in Frisc...

Search process for new superintendent underway

Search process for new superintendent underway

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
March 21, 2017
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The search for a new superintendent was the focus of Monday’s Frisco ISD Board of Trustees monthly after current superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon announced his retirement effective June 30. “[Leaving] is bittersweet because there’s no greater district that Frisco ISD and it’s amazing because...

Dr. Lyon announces retirement as Frisco ISD superintendent

Dr. Lyon announces retirement as Frisco ISD superintendent

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
March 20, 2017
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After spending the last four years as superintendent of FISD, Dr. Jeremy Lyon will be retiring from public education on June 30 with the FISD Board of Trustees starting the process for finding a replacement at Monday’s board meeting.   “After more than three decades in public education, this...

House Bill 62 would ban texting and driving

House Bill 62 would ban texting and driving

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 17, 2017
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Texas may join 45 other states in enacting a ban on texting while driving if a bill proposed by Rep. Tom Craddick, R-Midland becomes law. The House voted 114-32 on Thursday to pass the legislation which now moves to the Texas Senate. "We hope that 2017 finally will be the session that the Texas Leg...

School hosting Dual Credit Night Thursday

School hosting Dual Credit Night Thursday

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 16, 2017
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There is Dual Credit Night Thursday evening from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for students interested in earning college credit while in high school. Those who intend to take Dual Credit classes for the 2017-2018 school year are required to attend. “Collin College’s dual credit program offers amazing benefits to Frisco ISD families,” Collin College Executive Vice President Dr. Br...

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