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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...

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...

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