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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...

Board of Trustees meeting Monday night

Board of Trustees meeting Monday night

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 13, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees has its regular meeting Monday night at the Frisco ISD Administration building to discuss various things including a resolution regarding the A-F accountability rating system for Texas public schools and take the next step in becoming a District of Innovation. Also on the agenda, is an updated report on priority-based budgeting for next year. The Board will go into closed session at 6:30 p.m. and open the meeting to the public at 7:30 p.m....

Cost saving recommendations and strategies shared

Cost saving recommendations and strategies shared

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 10, 2017
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Frisco ISD staff and community members met on Thursday at the CTE Center to discuss budget recommendations and share cost-saving strategies for the 2017-18 school year. “The recommendations are recommendations only,” Frisco ISD Chief Financial Officer Kimberly Pickens said in email before the...

Budget talks for 2017-18 continue Thursday

Budget talks for 2017-18 continue Thursday

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 9, 2017
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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will work together with members of the Priorities-Based Budget Stakeholder Committee and Working Group Thursday 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the CTE Center to examine the district’s financial situation and work towards a budget for the 2017-2018 school year. “We began this...

Learn to fly in high school

Learn to fly in high school

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 8, 2017
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Students will be able to take Aviation Dual Credit classes beginning in the fall as a result of the partnership between Frisco ISD, LeTourneau University and the McKinney National Airport.The process to sign up begins with a meeting Wednesday from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the CTE Center. Obtaining the 12 hours of aviation c...

Course registration week

Course registration week

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 6, 2017
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This week counselors will be taking social studies classes to the computer lab to finalize course registration for the 2017-2018 school year. Students will be able to meet one on one with their counselor to ask questions and input final requests. “Last week counselors came to give course registratio...

Tweets and snaps and the college application process

Tweets and snaps and the college application process

Divya Murali, WTV Staff Reporter
February 3, 2017
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From Twitter to Instagram, Facebook to Snapchat, Tumblr to Pinterest, social media dominates the average student’s day, with most teenagers spending almost nine hours a day on social media according to CNN. “I’m not sure how much spend on it," sophomore Isabella Santiago said. "It’s not l...

Course cards due

Course cards due

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 2, 2017
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Course cards for the 2017-2018 school year are due to social studies teachers Thursday. This is the first step for students to select classes for next year with counselors assisting students in registering for classes online the week of Feb. 6-10. AP course changes can be made throughout the summer, but after turning in c...

Dual Credit informational meeting Wednesday

Dual Credit informational meeting Wednesday

Melody Tavallaee, Guest Contributor
February 1, 2017
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Students interested in the Frisco ISD Dual Credit program will have the chance to get information at a meeting Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.at the Collin College Preston Ridge Campus. “Collin College’s dual credit program offers amazing benefits to Frisco ISD families,” Collin College Executive Vice Presid...

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