Community Donates PPE to Teachers
Members of Altair Global’s staff worked with volunteers from CoServ to gather donations in support of Frisco ISD teachers in an initiative called Operation Better Together. Through contributions of funds and in-kind gifts, Altair put together a back-to-school kit that includes Personal Protective Equipment such as a mask and hand sanitizer along with various other supplies and gifts for the teachers. They raised more than $70,000 in donations from local businesses and individuals. Thank you to Altair Global, CoServ and the numerous other contributors for their continued support of the District. Check out the NBC and Community Impact story covering their efforts.
Students Win Scholarships Through Esports Triathlon
The Frisco Education Foundation (FEF), Complexity Gaming and NFL Alumni teamed up to launch the Gamestop High School Esports Challenge which resulted in six students winning scholarships. Congratulations to these students who were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship: Brysen Banks (Liberty), Eliot Cortes (Frisco), Alex Kopenhaver (Independence), Cameron Paz (Reedy), Tyler Shippy (Liberty) and Adam Vazin (Frisco). Over the course of several weeks, the students competed in Rocket League, Madden and Fortnite video game competitions.
Vaughn Student is National Finalist
Congratulations to Vaughn Elementary fifth grade student Sharon Sara who is officially a national finalist in the Google for Doodle Competition. The five student finalists created artwork that celebrates caring for the environment, kindness online, friendship, inclusion and showing kindness to others even when they might not be kind to you. Click here to see the artwork of all of the finalists. Good luck Sara!
Children’s Health Donates Masks
Thank you to Children’s Health for donating 29,670 3-ply masks to Frisco ISD. These one size fits all masks will be put to use throughout the District. Frisco ISD is thankful for Children’s continued support in keeping the community healthy and safe.