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Nov 12, 2019

FEF at City Council.Heritage Drumline 2019.Students on Sweden Video Call.Fall 2019 Collin College Dance Day Group Photo.

Frisco City Council Recognizes the Frisco Education Foundation

Mayor Jeff Cheney and the Frisco City Council recognized the Frisco Education Foundation with a proclamation at a recent council meeting. The Frisco Education Foundation is in its 20th year of fulfilling its mission to provide financial resources to maximize student potential in the Frisco ISD through educational programs, student scholarships and grants for innovative educators. Click here to watch the proclamation.

Liberty Golfers Win Frisco Cup Championship

The Liberty High School golf team repeated as champion of the Frisco Golf Cup, an event that combines boys and girls team scores from all 10 District high schools to crown one champion. Liberty won by six strokes over Frisco and Centennial finished third in the two-day event at Frisco Lakes Golf Course. Lebanon Trail’s Olivia Mitchell won the individual girls title and Centennial’s Austin Coyle won the boys individual title. More details and full results here.

Frisco ISD Drumlines Competed at the Lewisville Drumline Invitational

Congratulations to the Frisco ISD high school drumlines that were recognized at the Lewisville High School Drumline Invitational. The Liberty ensemble won first, while Frisco placed second and Memorial placed fourth in the Small Standstill-A Class. Liberty was recognized as the “Best Snares” Caption in their class while Frisco won for “Best Basses” and “Best Pit”.

The Heritage High School drumline was awarded second place in the Small Standstill-B Class and the “Best Snares” Caption Award, while Reedy won sixth in the same class. 

Wakeland placed 2nd in the Large Standstill-B Class, while Lebanon Trail placed 4th. Click here for the full results.

Newman Students Partner with Swedish Students

Newman Elementary third graders in Terri Rayer’s class have partnered with Ana Bogunić’s Swedish students in Höllviken, Sweden for a yearlong collaboration.  

This is their second year to collaborate and the teachers express that when their students have a global audience and personal connection with someone, learning can bloom in unspeakable ways. Reluctant writers can’t wait to contact their partner and share about their learning. In addition, students learned that even though these children live in a different country and culture, they all share many things that bond them.  

They even plan to do a coding project together! Kudos to these teachers for collaborating to empower students to find a new pathway in their learning.

Frisco ISD Dance Students Participate in Collin College Dance Day

Last week, Frisco ISD’s Centennial, Heritage, Lone Star, Reedy, Liberty and Independence high school dance students gathered together to attend the Collin College Dance Day. The students spent the day studying dance at Collin College by participating in a variety of master classes and workshops. The dancers were able to network with College College dance students and professors as they learned more about opportunities after high school.

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