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Budget recommendations presented to Board of Trustees

Budget recommendations presented to Board of Trustees

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
April 11, 2017
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Frisco ISD’s Board of Trustees were presented with recommendations from the Priorities-Based Process concerning the 2017-18 budget and decided on a firm to help the search for a new superintendent at Monday evening’s board meeting. After some discussion, the Board selected Jenny Preston Educatio...

Budget and new superintendent focus of Monday board meeting

Budget and new superintendent focus of Monday board meeting

Eilidh McGarva and Dea-Mallika Divi
April 10, 2017
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Budget proposals for the 2017-18 school year, along with the next steps in finding a replacement for retiring superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon are two of the main items on the agenda for Monday's school board meeting with a public session that starts at 7:30 p.m. WTV's Eilidh McGarva has the video preview. There...

Saturday program seeks to help parents and students

Saturday program seeks to help parents and students

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
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Improving students’ self-esteem will be the focus of Saturday’s parent and student empowerment program at the Frisco ISD Student Opportunity Center in Frisco from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. The parent and student empowerment program finds its traces in the One Voice program. “They [parents] want...

Board of Trustees expected to pick firm Monday

Board of Trustees expected to pick firm Monday

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees moved one step closer to finding a replacement for retiring superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon as it reviewed applications on Tuesday from eight different firms who were looking to help the district find its new superintendent. By the end of Tuesday’s board meeting, the c...

Prom ticket deadline

Prom ticket deadline

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
April 5, 2017
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The last day to buy tickets for prom on My Payments Plus is Friday at 3 P.M. Over half of the senior class has bought tickets so far. “We’ve sold 355 tickets so far,” Wilson said. “There’s about 530 students in the senior class, so we’re expecting about 100 more to be sold.” Buying a ticket includ...

2017-18 Student Council named

2017-18 Student Council named

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
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Applications are in, interviews are over and the selections have been made for the 2017-18 Student Council with 35 students chosen featuring 13 rising juniors and 22 rising seniors. “It feels really good and I was extremely surprised when I made student council,” sophomore Moyo Shobowale sai...

2017-18 schedule change window now open

2017-18 schedule change window now open

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
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The window for 2017-18 schedule change requests opened Monday with students having until April 13 to request changes to courses they originally signed up for in February. “The first step is to look at the course catalog and make sure you have the prerequisites for the class that you’re wanti...

Aviation classes coming to the CTE center

Aviation classes coming to the CTE center

Carter Brock, WTV Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
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Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, Frisco ISD and Letourneau University will begin a partnership in which aviation classes will be offered to juniors and seniors at the CTE center. The class is a dual credit program that offers students to gain college credits in aviation while also getting v...

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...

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