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Frisco ISD eNewsletter: March 22, 2018

Mar 23, 2018

Problem-Based Learning at Rogers Elementary



Middle School Student Organizes TEDxYouth Event

Middle and high school students from across Frisco ISD will share their ideas and visions for the future during a TEDxYouth event this Saturday, March 24 at Nelson Middle School.

Eighth grader Taylor Karp applied to host the event. With the support of her school and FISD, she accepted applications and selected students and some adults to speak.

“I wanted to make a change,” she said. “I thought this would be a way to help make the community a better place. I hope the people who come see the world in a different way and put what they hear into action in their own lives.”

A limited number of tickets remain. Free STEM activities will also be available for the duration of the event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Frisco ISD to Host Kindergarten Round-Up April 2-6

Help Frisco ISD spread the word – all elementary schools will host Kindergarten Round-Up the week of April 2-6. This early registration process gives parents information to ease the transition into kindergarten and assists the District in planning for enrollment growth and staffing needs.

Students must be five years of age or older on or before September 1 to start kindergarten in August. Families should pre-register online starting March 26!


Incoming Middle School Students Invited to Register for Mindbender Academy

Students entering middle school in the fall are eligible to register for Mindbender Academy, a popular summer camp hosted by the Frisco Education Foundation. The camp features fun, hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

Registration for the camp opens at 7 a.m. this Friday. Be sure to act quickly if your student is interested in participating!


Check Out Arts in the Square This Weekend!

Don’t miss a great opportunity to see more than 200 pieces of art by Frisco ISD students and hear performances by several school choirs and music ensembles. Arts on the Square is this Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Frisco Square. Admission is free, but the sale of pottery bowls will help support Frisco Family Services.

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