FISD Applause! Applause!

Oct 14, 2021

Chop Stop Donates to Frisco ThreadsChop Stop Donates to Frisco Threads

Chop Stop donated a generous $1,000 check in support of the new Frisco Threads student clothes closet. The clothes closet is organized by the Frisco ISD Council of PTAs and aims to fill the needs of students around the District. The District is thankful to the business community that continually steps in to assist Frisco ISD and the FISD community. 

Frisco Threads is open to receive donations on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Their current greatest areas of need include sneakers, underwear, bras, socks and gently used clothes of all sizes.

Access the Frisco Thread Amazon wishlist.

Marching Bands Recognized in Contests Around DFW

Several Frisco ISD high school marching bands have been competing in a highly competitive contest season that has already recognized several bands.

Congratulations to the Wakeland Band that competed at the HEB Marching Contest. The band was awarded Class 5A Champion and Outstanding Music Performance, Outstanding Visual Performance and Outstanding General Effect. They advanced to the finals and scored second place overall.

The Lone Star High School marching band competed at the Denton Golden Triangle contest in late September and were awarded Best Music, Brass, Woodwinds and Overall Grand Champion. The band also placed second overall in both prelims and finals at the Wylie Marching Invitational earlier this month. The band was awarded Best Music and Best in Class 5A. 

Several other bands were also recognized in area contests. Please check your campus social media for the latest celebrations!

Students Presented with Team Behind the Team Scholarship

Congratulations to Reedy High School senior Alexis Cordero and Heritage High School senior Sydney Turner, who are the latest FISD recipients of the Frisco Bowl Team Behind the Team Scholarship Award presented by Town and Country Roofing. Cordero and Turner are athletic trainers with their campus football program.

Comstock Teacher Recognized by CoServ and FC Dallas

Comstock Elementary music teacher Alicia Arruda is the CoServ and FC Dallas Teacher of the Month. Arruda uses rhythm, movement and play to teach musical concepts. She supports her students by encouraging their participation in the arts outside of school and can often be found in the audience of recitals and plays of her students on weekends. Her enthusiasm for teaching music and her amazing support of her students is unparalleled. Congratulations to Arruda on the recognition and her $500 check!

Student Joins Scholastic News Team

Congratulations to Maus Middle School eighth grader Olivia Das who has been selected to write as a journalist for Scholastic Kids Press, an outlet that publishes online and in Scholastic Magazines. Learn more about her accomplishment and plans in her news feature.

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