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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...

Life saving skill required to graduate

Life saving skill required to graduate

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
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American Heart Month begins Wednesday and in Texas the teaching of CPR is required once by the state during a student’s middle and high school years. It’s not a mandatory requirement on campus, but it’s a skill taught in several classes. “I do know that in middle school, CPR is taught in PE,” ...

The fate of females and the Selective Service

The fate of females and the Selective Service

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
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The Marine Corps made history earlier this month when the first three women joined infantry units. The move comes in the midst of conversations regarding women 18 and older being required to register for Selective Service. In June, the Senate passed a $602 billion defense bill which featured a clause ...

Students back the blue

Students back the blue

Stone Swad, WTV Staff Reporter
January 27, 2017
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Student council has created an event to give special appreciation to school resource officer Glenn Hubbard. Back the blue is to honor and give appreciation to Officer Hubbard for all the assistance and gratitude he’s given to the school in his first year. The recent shooting of a police offic...

LOTE resource review Thursday and Monday

LOTE resource review Thursday and Monday

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
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Community and staff members can take part in the Frisco ISD Languages Other Than English (LOTE) textbooks and online material review Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. or Monday from 9-11 a.m. at the Career and Technical Education Center Training Rooms on Wade Blvd. “We need to review the textbook to...

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