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Standards-based grading moving into district

Standards-based grading moving into district

Josh McDaniel, Reporter May 10, 2022

In the forthcoming years, Frisco ISD plans on implementing Standards-Based grading in all middle schools and high schools in the district.   Standards-based grading is a system that focuses on mastery...

Are we Resetting the Clock on Daylight Savings? - With the Sunshine Protection Act being approved by the Senate, we may not have to switch our clocks starting Nov. 2023 if approved by President Biden.

Will Daylight Savings Time be Continued?

Paris Bashlor, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2022

As of Tues., Mar. 15, the Senate has passed a bill that will make Daylight Savings time permanent starting in 2023. The Washington Post states that “more than 40 states… are considering changes...

Let your voice be heard - Trump recently launched his new app known as Truth Social. The app allows many to post and state personal beliefs without the worry of being silenced. “[The] app is very interesting and will be cool to learn more about,” White said.

Trumping the Media with Truth Social

Ashley Deckert, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2022

On Feb. 21, 2022, Trump Media and Technology Group launched their first social media app known as Truth Social. The Truth Social is an app that was created by former President Donald Trump.  However,...

Watch for Cones! - City of Frisco will be restriping Eldorado Pkwy at Frisco St., Parkwood Blvd between Lebanon Rd. and John Hickman Pkwy., and Legacy Dr. from Panther Creek Pkwy to Main St.. Legacy Dr. outside of Wakeland will be experienced daily lane closures. For more information, view Friscos weekly Roadwork Roundup.

Road Work Ahead

Paris Bashlor and Ashley Deckert, Editors-in-Chief February 16, 2022

As of Feb. 14, roadwork has officially begun in Frisco. The City of Frisco will be re-striping roads, which will cause daily lane closures from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for 2 weeks. Eldorado Pkwy at Frisco...

New Athletic Districts Announced - The University Interscholastic League has announced new athletic districts for the 2022-2024 school years. FISD high schools will now be split into 3 athletic districts. For more information, visit fisd.org.

UIL Makes Big Changes in Athletic Districts

Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-in-Chief February 7, 2022

The University Interscholastic League has recently announced new changes for the next two years. Schools within Frisco ISD are now divided into three areas for the 2022-2024 school years.  For the...

Winter Storm Warning - A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for North Texas. The storm will bring freezing rain, sleet, snow, and wind chills. Make sure to stay warm and stay safe.

Winter Storm Brings Freezing Temperatures and Snow

Paris Bashlor, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2022

With the constant change of Texas weather over the past month, a winter storm is making its way to North Tx. this week.  Earlier this week, a Winter Storm Warning was issued for the Dallas-Fort Worth...

Testing Site at Kuykendall Stadium - The FISD COVID testing site will be in the west parking lot at the Kuykendall stadium. The testing site will be open daily and will provide free testing.

Frisco ISD opens a COVID-19 Testing Site

Paris Bashlor, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2022

As of today, Frisco ISD’s COVID-19 testing site is open to the district.  FISD set up their own testing site through Nomi Health, located in the west parking lot at Kuykendall stadium, to help students...

For the First Time - Wakelands Varsity Football team is crowned as Area Champions for the first time in all of Wolverine football history. “I feel this win is going to give our team a lot of confidence. We know we’re a talented squad and beating a team like Highland Park really proved that,” senior Carson Point said. The Wolverines will be making their way to the next round of Playoffs.

Making History

Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-in-Chief November 20, 2021

For the first time in Wolverine football history, Wakeland was crowned as Area Champions.  The Wakeland Wolverines, ranked 12th in the Texas Division 5A-1, make history beating the second ranked team,...

FISD proposes new potential school zones. With the upcoming 2022-2023 school year, FISD will be making changes to school zones to prevent overcrowding in schools, as well as add students to the new schools that will open next fall.

Frisco ISD Makes Plans to Alter School Zones for the 2022-2023 School Year

Paris Bashlor, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2021

Within Frisco ISD, there are 11 high schools, 17 middle schools, 42 elementary schools, as well as 3 special programs schools. Minett Elementary School and Panther Creek High School will be added to that...

Time Out

Paris Bashlor and Ashley Deckert, Editors-in-Chief August 26, 2021

Thursday and Friday night lights will have to wait until next week. Due to the spread of COVID-19 cases and in an effort to keep students and fans safe, both the junior varsity and varsity football...

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