FISD to Offer Hybrid and Online High School Classes
Frisco ISD is excited to unveil plans for FISD+, a program that beginning with the 2022-23 school year will allow high school students the opportunity to earn high school credit online. FISD+ will offer students the option of full-time online learning or a hybrid model, both of which were developed to meet the growing needs of students and families. FISD+ will provide high school students the flexibility to learn at home with an FISD educator and curriculum in an online environment that exceeds the Texas Education Agency standards.
FISD Marching Bands Perform at State Competition
Congratulations to the Wakeland, Lebanon Trail and Lone Star bands, who after countless hours of preparation over the past few months were among only 33 Class 5A bands statewide to qualify for the UIL State Marching Band competition. Wakeland advanced to the finals at the Alamodome on Tuesday and finished fourth overall. While the state competition is over, marching season is not. Marching bands will continue to perform during the halftime shows at upcoming football games.
Cross Country Runners Win Regional Championships
Frisco ISD runners performed well at the 5A Region 2 meet, led by individual race champions Brighton Mooney of Independence and Nati Enright of Wakeland, a pair of seniors who dominated their races.The District also had another individual medalist and a total of six runners in the top 10 of the boys and girls races. The top individual runners, as well as Wakeland’s boys and girls teams and Reedy’s boys team, qualified for the state meet this week in Round Rock.
Students Engage with Leaders at ISM Business Symposium
Frisco ISD juniors and seniors who are part of the Independent Study and Mentorship program have the opportunity to focus their studies on a topic or career of their choice. Recently, those students got face-to-face time with area business leaders and former ISM students during the annual ISM Business Symposium. Held this year at FISD’s newest high school, Emerson, the symposium featured students learning from a diverse set of professionals about professionalism, interviews, networking and business skills.