Tag: Apr-17

Changing of the Guard

Every May, Frisco citizens have the responsibility to vote for their city council and school board representatives. This year, citizens will also vote for a new mayor. How well do you know the candidates you will vote for in the upcoming local election?  Mayoral Election  After...

There’s No Such Thing as Tattling

When I think about myself as a young kid or a teenager, I think about the teacher who inspired me to pursue my love of books and writing. I think about the friends I have made who continue to stand by my side today...

A Non-Traditional Approach

If you walk into Ashley Luhrs’ classroom at the Frisco ISD’s Nelson Middle School, you might initially be a little confused. We are used to seeing desks with plastic chairs arranged neatly in groups (or straight rows, depending on how long it has been...

Pain Beyond Measure

Kim experienced the agonizing and debilitating torment of her first migraine at the tender age of 13. Lying on the bathroom floor with her face against the cool, linoleum surface, she endured an excruciating pain similar to a vice around her head, stabbing blows...

The Band that Never Sleeps

What do the bands from “School of Rock” and Clark Middle School have in common? Both bands are led by figures of incredible talent, determination and spontaneity, and both bands are winners. The Clark Middle School Band, under the direction of Benjamin Katz, as...

Foundations of Frisco

From the dawn of the early 1900s, Frisco’s roots were firmly planted in Collin County. People who sought opportunity, as well as better lives for themselves and the ones they loved, quickly followed. As that foundation was firmly established so many years ago, so...

Not Your Grandma’s Garden Party

Say “goodbye” to a typical dinner or get-together with friends and “hello” to trendy terrariums and handcrafted cocktails. Plant Nite was something I had heard about vaguely through Facebook posts and overlooked in emails, but it was not until recently that some friends and...

A Scene to be Seen

What do Angelina Jolie, Elvis Presley, an elephant, a life-size carved bear and the Blues Brothers have in common? If you mix in an ice cream cycle and an Americana motorcycle, you have a small glimpse into the latest production to hit the Frisco...

A Friend to Frisco

If you ever get the chance to meet Corporal Lance Hobbs of the Frisco Police Department in person, you might notice his exceedingly strong handshake. You might also note that the moment his steel-like, solid hand grips yours, you have actually made a friend...

Saving Hearts and Lives

On a mild Monday evening, 20-year Frisco resident Sheila Elliott welcomes seven strangers into her home for a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED) and First Aid course. As each student arrives, she leads them from the entryway to a small, cozy makeshift...

Community Connections

Allison Burum

Allison Burum, who supports marketing and public relations efforts for The Miracle League of Frisco and the North Texas Turkey Trot (as well as...

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