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Plans for high school #12 back on track

After being delayed due to uncertainty concerning COVID-19, plans for the 12th high school in Frisco ISD are once again back on track with the currently unnamed school opening in 2022. 

Frisco ISD high school number 12 will be located northeast of Teel Parkway and Dakotah Road, near the future site of the PGA headquarters and golf courses.
September 17, 2020

After delays due to COVID-19, Frisco ISD is moving ahead with construction for the district’s twelfth high school. A few weeks into the school year and with a clearer picture of what is to come despite...

College fairs go virtual

At the annual college fair, students would usually get the opportunity to find their interests and start planning for life after high school in-person. But this year, the college fair is taking on an online platform.
September 16, 2020

In past years, students would get the opportunity to find their interests and start planning for life after high school in-person. However, this year, the annual college fair is being conducted virtually...

District outlines remote learning plan for TEA

For the third straight year in a row, the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees has lowered the district tax. This rate is the lowest Frisco ISD has seen in more than 20 years. 
September 15, 2020

Ranging from the district’s response to covid-19 cases on school campuses to future school construction, Monday’s Frisco ISD Board of Trustees meeting covered dozens of topics. Among the items discussed...

School board to discuss topics from budget to construction plans

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 14, 2020

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is set to have its monthly meeting Monday in the administration building, starting at 7:30 p.m.  Along with addressing public comments, the board will be examining...

Child Nutrition Department expands meal pick-up plan

With half of FISD students choosing to stay virtual, the Child Nutrition department has expanded the meals-to-go programs for the rest of the year. Distribution will continue to be scheduled for Thursdays.
September 14, 2020

FISD’s Child Nutrition Department has added a second distribution site and expanded hours for its new meal pick-up plan, where students are able to pick up their breakfast and lunches for the week from...

Nearly two decades later, 9/11 still elicits vivid memories for teachers

Occupying a huge wall in the 9//11 Memorial & Museum, this mural created by Spencer Finch is titled
September 11, 2020

On the morning of September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed when hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field. Now, 19 years later, 9/11, also...

Frisco’s AP program one of the largest in state

Frisco’s AP program one of the largest in state
September 10, 2020

With 32 courses offered and 17,843 AP tests taken in 2019-2020, Frisco ISD has one of the largest AP programs in Texas with more students than ever taking the exams even as they finished the year learning...

FISD aids in student voter registration

Although much of the focus was given to the presidential debate Tuesday night, local matters regarding school board elections were voted on the same night.
September 9, 2020

Students 18 and older in all government and economic courses will be given the opportunity to register to vote in class through Thursday and Friday.  “As a government teacher, you are trying to help...

Annual flu clinic registration open for students and staff

With COVID-19 still very much a concern for many people, most health experts are encouraging flu shots this year to help reduce a possible overload on hospitals and the medical field. All participants must register online and there will be no walk-up appointments available.
September 8, 2020

For staff, students, and family members looking to get their flu shots, the school will be hosting its annual flu clinic in the library Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. Staff members are able to get appointments...

Parents screening students for symptoms

Students returning to in person classes will be asked to self screen for COVID-19 Symptoms. “I think it’s important for students to screen for COVID-19 symptoms because sometimes you may not know whether or not you have it and it’s a pretty big risk to take,” freshman Isabelle Engles said. “It’s very contagious so it’s best to check ahead of time so you don’t get other kids sick.”
September 8, 2020

Hundreds of students are back at school Tuesday for the second day of face to face instruction, but before they step foot on campus, Frisco ISD is asking parents to screen their students daily for COVID-19...

Face-to-face learning begins 6 months after it ended

After being completely virtual the first three weeks of school, Friday brought an end to the first week of face-to-face instruction in Frisco ISD for approximately 900 students on campus. However, some students are taking a crack at hybrid learning, meaning they will take classes with a mixture of both virtual and F2F components.
September 3, 2020

It’s been six months since the school has been filled with students bustling around but that all changed on Thursday morning when the bell for 1st period chimed at 9:00 a.m.  “I am looking...

Students sit out on SAT as it gets cancelled again

After long hours of studying and practice questions, SAT gets cancelled again for juniors and seniors due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions. Additional testing dates have been added for later in the year. “The first time my test was cancelled, I was optimistic and understood as to why it was cancelled,” junior Biyanka Hati said. “However, the third time it was cancelled was quite literally two days before my test.”
September 2, 2020

Long hours of test prep starting as early as freshman or sophomore year, many students spend months -- even years -- getting ready for the SAT. However, due to COVID-19, thousands of students across the...

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