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District and local religious leaders to meet

District and local religious leaders to meet

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
March 15, 2017
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Frisco ISD is hosting representatives from area churches, temples, mosques, and synagogues for a breakfast with administrators Thursday morning from 9-10:30 a.m in Frisco ISD Administration Training Rooms. The breakfast is designed to create contacts and connections and to learn more about the multiple faiths and cultures in the community. “...

High demand leads to added step for CTE course

High demand leads to added step for CTE course

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
March 14, 2017
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With 136 Frisco ISD students applying for 40 seats, the CTE course Pharmacology has added a step to the application process by making candidates for the class participate in group interviews starting Tuesday and finishing March 21. “I chose to add the interviews because in the past years I was solely rel...

2017-18 school days will have an extra period

2017-18 school days will have an extra period

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2017
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A 30 minute activity period is being implemented on campus starting in the 2017-2018 school year which will give students the chance to attend tutorials, club meetings, or simply have some time to relax. “We are in the process right now, the Building Leadership team, of looking at that activity...

Classroom becomes prayer room

Classroom becomes prayer room

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
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At many public schools, religion isn't talked about openly. But here on campus, there's a room dedicated to the religious needs of some students. Every day during lunches, room C112 is utilized as a prayer room. While most religions do not dictate specific times to pray, Islam is different...

BPA competing at state

BPA competing at state

Rigre Garciandia, WTV Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
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Nearly 100 Business Professionals of America students throughout Frisco ISD are competing in the BPA State Leadership Conference in Dallas Wednesday through Saturday with the chance to advance to the national competition in Orlando in May. “They have to place in the top two for judged events and the top 5 i...

Texas lawmaker declares school vouchers dead in Lone Star state

Texas lawmaker declares school vouchers dead in Lone Star state

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 1, 2017
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School choice is a buzz phrase in education from Austin to Washington D.C. However, as far as Texas is concerned, it appears that the issue is “dead” for the current 2017 legislative session. Texas House Public Education Chairman Dan Huberty expressed opposition to the proposal of a school c...

Spring break sanitizer switch

Spring break sanitizer switch

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
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The district is replacing all alcohol-based hand sanitizer on each campus with non-alcohol hand sanitizer during spring break in order to keep students safe. “The decision to switch to a non-alcohol-based hand sanitizer was made after an elementary student ingested alcohol-based hand sanitizer and ...

Frisco ISD gains flexibility with innovation plan

Frisco ISD gains flexibility with innovation plan

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 27, 2017
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Frisco ISD’s Board of Trustees recently approved a Local Innovation Plan, becoming one of the many Districts of Innovation in Texas. The move allows the school district to customize certain things. “The District of Innovation concept was created by the Texas Legislature in 2015,” FISD Director o...

Scoliosis screening can save spines

Scoliosis screening can save spines

Victoria Gong, WTV Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
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Scoliosis screening for freshmen students is on Thursday and Friday this week. Defined as the curvature of the spine, scoliosis comes in different levels of severity with students usually getting screened twice in their academic career: in sixth and ninth grade. Although some students may be unfami...

DECA and AcDec advance to state

DECA and AcDec advance to state

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 23, 2017
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Academic Decathalon and DECA students have advanced to state and will be competing Feb 24-26. “Students did very well in districts and now we know what their weaknesses are,” DECA coordinator Chris Ham said. “We figured out what they got points off on, and now that we know that, we’re goi...

Basketball teams prosper in the playoffs

Basketball teams prosper in the playoffs

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
February 22, 2017
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In a rare playoff doubleheader, both girls’ and boys’ basketball teams traveled to the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland on Tuesday to play Prosper in the playoffs. For the girls, it was the third round of the playoffs, with the team needing to win four more games to make it back to the state c...

School seeks to stop sickness from spreading

School seeks to stop sickness from spreading

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
February 21, 2017
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Texas, along with more than 25 other states, is in the highest category for flu-like sickness for the week ending Feb. 11 and Frisco ISD is doing what it can to slow down the spread of such illnesses with schools sanitized over the three-day weekend to help prevent the spread of things such as the flu. ...

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