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Texas Education Agency award Frisco ISD an A for its accountability rating | Community Impact Newspaper

The Texas Education Agency released the 2017-18 accountability ratings for school districts across the state Aug. 15, and gave Frisco ISD an A for its overall rating.Here is how FISD ranked under each domain:Student Achievement: AThis rating is based on how much students know and are able to do at t

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2018-08-15 21:05:16

Several new schools open for first day in Frisco ISD

FRISCO, Texas- The school year begins Thursday for another 48 school districts in North Texas. That includes Wylie, Ennis, Mineral Wells, Princeton and the fast-growing Frisco.

FOX4NEWS.COM - 2018-08-16 13:19:00

Cocaine, drug paraphernalia found in man's room at Denton senior facility

During one of these checks, the employee found powder concealed in a pill bottle, a razor blade with powder residue and drinking straws cut at an angle and "believed to be used to snort the cocaine," police said.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 18:09:00

Texas couple races against time to treat son's rare disease

This photo taken June 20, 2018, shows Kasey and Doug Woleben, and their daughter Lauren and son Will, who has a rare neurodegenerative disease called Leigh Syndrome, having dinner at their home in McKinney,... more

SFGATE - 2018-08-16 22:38:37

Blotter: Pediatric doctor's office burglarized

Nuby Pediatrics, a family doctor’s office located in the 1100 block of North Elm Street, had one of its windows shattered and some of its property from inside stolen early Wednesday morning, according to a police report.Authorities responded to an alarm ringing from the building at around 1 a.m. The

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 21:38:00

Plano police looking for hit-and-run driver who injured woman in July

While she was searching for the item, the suspect's car drove by, hitting the open car door and striking the woman, who suffered numerous injuries, police said.

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-16 15:27:24

Misiewicz, Walton lift Arkansas over Frisco 7-5

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Donnie Walton had three hits and scored two runs, and Anthony Misiewicz allowed just two runs over six innings as the Arkansas Travelers beat the Frisco RoughRiders 7-5 on Thursday. The Travelers swept the three-game series with the win.

STAR-HERALD - 2018-08-17 03:24:59

National reaction to former Cowboy Jason Witten's ESPN debut, including the QB he compared to Tony Romo

Rose Baca/Staff PhotographerDallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten watches a tribute video of himself alongside head coach Jason Garrett during a news conference where Witten announced his retirement from the NFL atThe Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-17 03:25:13

Frisco teachers work with police to get 'active threat' training

FRISCO, Texas -- The Frisco Independent School District is working with Frisco Police to get school staff trained on active threats. This training has always been offered by police, but in the past, it mostly entailed powerpoint presentations.

WFAA - 2018-08-16 03:46:05

Investment firm heads to Frisco's Hall Park development

"We are delighted to welcome Brennan Wealth Advisors to our newest building at Hall Park," Kim Butler, director of leasing at Hall Group said. "Brennan's commitment to the community and philanthropic involvement will be a welcome addition to Frisco, and their financial expertise and skilled team of

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-08-15 19:41:29

Zoe's Kitchen Inc.: Zoës Kitchen Announces Postponement of Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Announcement - The Wall Street Transcript

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. ('Zoës Kitchen' or the 'Company') (NYSE: ZOES) today announced that it is postponing release of its fiscal second quarter 2018 results and its earnings conference call, which were scheduled for this afternoon. The conference call is being reschedul

TWST.COM - 2018-08-16 04:00:00

Boy hits elderly grandmother near Denton Petco, police say

Police say the boy left a “half-dollar sized” mark on the 70-year-old woman's forehead. Afterward, the boy picked up a nearby piece of metal, and he threw it at the woman’s car, according to the report. As police arrived, they noted the boy was picking up another piece of metal.


Sen. Ted Cruz meets with supporters in McKinney

His challenger, Beto O’Rourke, is also in North Texas for town hall meetings. He was in Richardson in the morning and will be at DeSoto High School in the evening. Monday night, O’Rourke opened a campaign headquarters in the Red Bird area of Dallas.


Work In Plano: 471 Recruiters Needed To Fill Open Positions

PLANO, TX — Professionals in and around Plano are needed to fill almost 500 open positions at various workplaces. As a recruiter, you'll help others find their dream jobs with these listings from ZipRecruiter.com and thePatch Job Board.


Warnings Signs at Plano Park After Venomous Snake Sightings

"He was actually under the basket," Greg Rosener said. "My hand was grabbing the basket so had he been in the basket, I would have been bit."


Denton family of special needs child wants third-party probe after body camera footage surfaces

A Denton family said they want a third-party investigation into the actions of Denton ISD employees after body camera footage surfaced of their child, who has autism, being restrained with handcuffs.Robert and Emily Brown recently released body camera footage from an April incident at Alexander Elem


Plano pledges funding for Cotton Belt rail stations, but final call has yet to be made | Community Impact Newspaper

Plano City Council on Monday approved the terms of an interlocal agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit regarding the proposed Cotton Belt passenger rail project. According to the agreement, the city would establish a new tax increment financing, or TIF, zone to dedicate up to $12.3 million to the


The recall is off: Plano council member Tom Harrison spared election after judge rules city operated under wrong charter

What was set to be Plano's first recall election will be canceled after evidence in a day-long hearing Tuesday revealed the city has used a flawed copy of its charter for nearly 50 years.Voters were expected to decide in a special election in November whether to recall city council member Tom Harris


Hunt Realty buys 2,500-acre ranch in Frisco for massive development

Hunt Realty Investments Inc. has closed on the purchase of the Headquarters Ranch, a more than 2,500-acre site that’s one of the largest contiguous land assemblages in Frisco.


Railroad employee who died after being pinned under rail car wheel identified

Updated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday:Revised to include the identity of the employee.A railroad employee died after being pinned under a rail car's wheel early Monday in South Dallas, officials said.Dallas police and Union Pacific Railroad police responded to the 600 block of Corinth Street about 1 a.m.