Frisco ISD eNewsletter: May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

Voters Elect New and Returning School Board Members

Frisco ISD will officially swear in two new School Board members and one returning member at the next regular Board meeting on June 10. Gopal Ponangi was elected to Place 1, Natalie Hebert was elected to place 2 and Chad Rudy was reelected to Place 3. Results of the May 4th election were canvassed yesterday.


Athletes in Golf, Track and Field Earn Medals at State Competitions

Frisco ISD student-athletes made a big impact in the last week at UIL state competitions in track and field and golf. District athletes won nine medals at the State Track and Field Meet, including three golds, and Liberty High School finished fourth in the 5A girls team standings. At the Girls State Golf Championships, Lebanon Trail High School was the 5A state runner-up and three FISD golfers finished among the top 10 individually.


Students Receive State’s Highest Honor for Artwork

A record number of Frisco ISD high school students – 12 in total – were awarded the coveted Gold Seal medallion, the highest honor presented at Texas Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE).

The winners included students from Independence, Lebanon Trail, Liberty, Lone Star and Reedy high schools. No more than seven percent of all the student artwork at state earns the top award.


BPA and DECA Students Compete in Career Development Events

High school students honing their skills and knowledge in multiple career fields brought home top awards from competitions that pitted them against students from across the country. Students from Heritage, Lebanon Trail and Liberty took first place in their respective events at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California. Lebanon Trail, Independence and Wakeland high schools had top 10 overall finishers at the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando.


Space Still Available for Mindbender Academy

Have a student in middle school in the fall? Your incoming sixth, seventh or eighth grader is eligible to attend Mindbender Academy, a popular STEAM camp hosted by the Frisco Education Foundation.

Registration is still available and students may attend one or both weeks of camp, June 10-13 and June 17-20. The cost is $200 per session.

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