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  • Redhawk Rally is Saturday at 6:00 p.m. on the football field

  • Monday is the first day of school with 1st period beginning at 9:00 a.m.

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. ...

School calendar and why Monday is a holiday

School calendar and why Monday is a holiday

Kyle Strickland, WTV Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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WTV'S Kyle Strickland takes a look at how the 2016-17 school calendar was determined allowing Monday to be a school holiday.

HOSA competes in area

HOSA competes in area

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 16, 2017
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HOSA members will be competing against other schools in the area competition Friday and Saturday at Centennial High School. “We all come together in Frisco, Frisco is actually hosting it and have different competitions ranging from pharmacology to emergency medical technology to health care, things lik...

Colleges contacting younger students

Colleges contacting younger students

Davis O'Brien, WTV Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
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It’s not uncommon for sophomores to already be thinking about what college to attend and now colleges are making their pitches to younger and younger students. WTV's Davis O'Brien has the story.  

2017-18 planning continues for Frisco ISD

2017-18 planning continues for Frisco ISD

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
February 14, 2017
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Planning for the 2017-18 school year is well underway as Frisco ISD school board members and leaders discussed various topics at Monday night’s regularly scheduled Board of Trustees meeting, including a proposition for a Local Innovation Plan, the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year and a report on pr...

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