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  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. Tuesday at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Campus gets new decorative additions

Campus gets new decorative additions

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019


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New banners are flying in front of the school after workers installed them on Friday as part of a district wide decision to increase signage on schools to increase school spirit “The district, in conjunction with one of our vendors, has worked to increase the signage on each of our high school campuses...

Local therapist leads open forum with SAGA

Local therapist leads open forum with SAGA

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


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Local therapist Kelbi Calloway visited the Sexuality and Gender Acceptance club Wednesday after school, in hopes of providing a new resource to students at school. “My presentation was mainly focused on LGBTQ resources, mental health, and experiences,” Calloway said. “I have a strong pas...

Frisco ISD Superintendent addresses education committee in Austin

Frisco ISD Superintendent addresses education committee in Austin

February 13, 2019


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Invited to provide testimony to the Texas House of Representatives House Committee on Public Education, Frisco ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Waldrip spent part of Tuesday in Austin where he spoke on the cost of education index and outcomes based funding. “It is probably an index probably imposs...

Power surge disrupts clocks and classrooms

Power surge disrupts clocks and classrooms

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

February 12, 2019


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An overnight power problem has wreaked technology havoc throughout the school Tuesday, with problems sweeping the halls from the clocks to the projectors. “My projector would not work at all, it kept saying there was no input and I tried everything, but nothing worked,” chemistry teacher Angel...

Teachers reach out to legislators with #TexEd campaign

Teachers reach out to legislators with #TexEd campaign

Kanz Bitar, Staff Repoter

February 12, 2019


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Designed to highlight the work happening in Texas’ public schools, a new social media campaign, #TxEdTuesday, is making its way throughout the Lone Star state. Educators throughout the state are being asked to tweet every Tuesday, and tag state politicians in Austin as they debate school finance. ...

Fostering a family

Fostering a family

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

February 11, 2019


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For many parents, starting a family involves some planning. If nothing else, it usually takes approximately nine months for a family to have a child. But for AP Government teacher, and assistant softball coach Kristin Lynch, the start of her family came a bit faster, as she and her wife Rebecca went...

Community reviews campus athletics and fine arts

Community reviews campus athletics and fine arts

Yael Even and Madeline Aronson

February 8, 2019


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District leaders and community members got a behind the scenes look at the campus on Friday as the FISD Insight group spent the morning touring’s school’s athletic and fine arts facilities. “I just want to learn more about the school district,” Frisco resident Earleen Caldwell said. “I h...

New program allows residents to track crime

New program allows residents to track crime

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

February 7, 2019


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A new Crime Mapping Dashboard launched by the Frisco Police Department allows citizens to view crime trends in the city through the use of interactive visual elements like maps and charts. “I would like to thank the City of Frisco Information Technology GIS team for their hard work on this important project. The Frisco Police D...

NHS applications now available

NHS applications now available

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


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National Honor Society applications for high school students are available starting Wednesday. Sponsors Amber Bennett and Kelli Duckworth welcome and encourage current sophomores and juniors with a at least 4.0 weighted GPA to apply. For NHS president Kennedy Williams, NHS singles out students lo...

CTE hosts open house

CTE hosts open house

Stone Webber, WTV Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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For many students, filling out schedule requests for next year involves asking other students about this class or that. But for students looking at certain advanced classes, there’s an inside peek tonight. The CTE center is hosting an open house tonight to highlight the different classes they have to offer. The open house is availabl...

Chick-fil-A seeks out ‘remarkable’ workers

Chick-fil-A seeks out ‘remarkable’ workers

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

February 4, 2019


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The cafeteria frequently has college recruiters, but on Monday, there were two managers from Chick-fil-A providing students with information about possible job opportunities. “This afternoon we're specifically looking for some students that either have an early release or late start that can come in a...

Board of Trustees hosts February meeting Monday evening

Board of Trustees hosts February meeting Monday evening

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

February 4, 2019


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The Frisco Independent School District Board of Trustees is holding its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday at the FISD Administration Building. Among the multiple topics on the agenda: a public hearing on the 2017-18 Texas Academic Performance Report, a collaboration with the U...

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