Frisco ISD eNewsletter: April 22, 2021

Apr 22, 2021

Fine Arts Enhance Students’ Social-Emotional Development

The arts provide students an opportunity to connect with their thoughts and emotions in new and creative ways. In this video, we explore how participation in fine arts can impact students’ self-awareness and self-management.

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Wakeland Soccer Teams Finish State Champs, Runners-Up

The Wakeland High School soccer teams capped another incredible season with a state championship and a state runner-up finish. The Wakeland boys soccer team earned the 5A state title with a 3-2 victory over Humble Kingwood Park. The Wakeland girls team fell just short of the state title, losing a 2-1 battle against Dripping Springs. The boys victory gave Wakeland its fourth state title in boys soccer and this was the fifth straight season in which the Wakeland boys team advanced to the state title game.

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Early Voting Underway, Election Day May 1

Registered Frisco ISD voters can cast their ballots now in the election that concludes May 1. Two School Board places are on the ballot – John Classe is running unopposed in Place 6, while René Archambault and Evelyn Brooks are vying for Place 7. Early voting runs through April 27. Election Day is May 1.

FIND POLLING TIMES AND LOCATIONS

Pre-K Registration Underway for 2021-22 School Year

Frisco ISD is excited to continue to grow its full-day prekindergarten program, which expanded from half-day to full-day in the 2020-21 school year. Thanks to the added convenience of full-day classes and Pre-K locations around the District, FISD saw more than a 50% increase in Pre-K enrollment this school year despite COVID-19. To participate in the free program, students must be four years of age on or before September 1 and meet one of the eligibility criteria. Registration for the 2021-22 school year is underway now! For more information and to see if you qualify, visit friscoisd.org/pre-k.

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Frisco ISD to Open Campus for Grades 5-6 in McKinney

Frisco ISD is planning a new school on the far east side of the District to serve neighborhood students in grades 5 and 6. The campus, which has yet to be named, is expected to open in 2023 in McKinney’s Craig Ranch community. The campus, which will be the first intermediate school in FISD, presents a unique opportunity for Frisco ISD to create an innovative environment tailored to meet the specific needs of this age group. “We’re excited to implement this new school configuration and explore the academic, social and emotional learning opportunities it presents,” said Dr. Wes Cunningham, chief academic officer

READ MORE ABOUT THE INTERMEDIATE CAMPUS
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