Education

Immersive stories from the world of education in Frisco, TX. Articles by the editorial team at Frisco STYLE Magazine. Read our latest.

What’s Wrong with Being Confident?

In the age of Photoshop, Snapchat filters, photo editing applications and an increased emphasis on body image, it is no surprise that adolescents are...

Hot Off the Press

In April, a small crowd buzzed and murmured with anticipation, gathering around a large contraption in the center of the 3D printing space of...

Disconnect 2 Connect

Technology has had a profound impact on our society in an amazingly short amount of time. All human history considered, the Internet is really...

Past, Present, Future

By definition, heritage is something that is handed down from the past as a tradition or something that is acquired from a predecessor. More...

Fewer Kids Going Hungry

People move to Frisco, literally by the thousands every year because it is a thriving, affluent community with so many things to offer. But,...

ABC, 123, GED!

Grade school, middle school, high school and then college. The usual progression through the educational system eventually ends with a walk across a stage...

From Emerson, TX to Emerson High School

Famed education reformer John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself,” and by that logic, Frisco is becoming...

Responding to Tragedy

On April 20, 1999, two students stormed Columbine High School, killing 13 and wounding 21 others. In March of this year, a former student...

Super Supers

Dr. Justin Wakeland was aiming for 20 years as Frisco's superintendent of schools, but when an irresistible offer came along a year before his...

Building Strength with Diversity

None of us are surprised when we hear that Frisco continues to be one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. People from all...

Musically Proud

The Frisco ISD is no stranger to being awarded numerous accolades for accomplishments that range from individual awards to awards earned by the collaborative...

Setting the Record Straight

I am in the unique position that I get to write, occasionally, about incredible people and events in Frisco, but, this time, my article is...

Leaders On and Off the Field

Competitive, always-yelling-at-the-referee dads and encouraging, it-is-all-about-having-fun moms both have it wrong —- the most important part about playing sports is what it can teach...

It’s OK not to be OK

Whether we care to admit it or not, our society has changed in recent months. A pandemic, quarantine, shut down and heavy uncertainty can...

20 Years Strong!

Back in 1995, the population of Frisco was around 14,500 residents. If you are reading this article, odds are you were not part of...

Never Lose Hope

Many agree, hope is what gets us through the darkest nights and the most troubling times. Hope is the driving force of both individuals...

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...

Tell Me a Story…

If you have never heard of the Lone Star Storytelling Festival, you are in for a treat. For the past 13 years, the Frisco...

Full Steam Ahead!

In February, members of the community gathered in excitement at the Frisco Public Library for the much anticipated announcement of the Ready to Read...

A Strong Foundation

Adjacent to Frisco is the fast-growing community of Little Elm. The forty-square-mile lakeside community boasts a small town feeling with first-class education, which is...

Survival of the Fittest

These days, kids seem to be natural experts at all things technology. Give them a phone or computer and they usually end up teaching...

Building a Healthier Tomorrow

Many parents struggle with the desire to provide their children nutritious meals, as they pull into the drive thru yet again because of hectic...

The Positive Power of Healthy Competition

Have you ever attended a sporting event for kids and seen “that” parent? You know the one — that parent who is excessively involved...

Change is Good

If you were born and raised in the great state of Texas, two topics have probably always been major conversation points: high school football...

Is The American Dream Dead?

It is one of the most hotly-debated political topics of the modern age. While the U.S. can continue to take pride in its democratic...

Pop! Fizz! Clink!

December is finally upon us, and while we all can agree champagne is a great treat year-round, there is something extra special about those...

Jump Around!

In the aftermath of school pick-up frenzy, Ashley Elementary seems to sit still and quiet. But, if you look closer, you might catch the...

Building Bridges

Lone Star High School’s rising seniors Daniel Szczechowski and Aaron Raye know a thing or two about building bridges ... just not in the...

The Builders of our Future Pioneers

“There’s no hope,” everyone said, looking at the child in distress. Deaf and blind Hellen Keller was dismissed as hopeless by everyone including her...

Challenge Accepted

On April 3, during the typical late spring chaos of the school year, the Frisco ISD took on the Happiness Advantage Challenge. Created by...

Delivering a Brighter Future for Students and the Community

On April 6, 2020, Collin College celebrated its 35th anniversary of the election to establish the college. This year’s celebration looked much different than...

The World’s Stage

Ask any dancer, and they will tell you that the benefits of dancing are plentiful. Sure, there are the obvious perks associated with the...

A Star is Born

Ask any rabid high school football player what his lifelong dream is and you are likely to hear of his hopes for a career...

With a Cheerful Heart

It is no secret, and no one is shy to admit, that much of the pride in our community lies in our award-wining and...

A New Approach to Innovative Education

Perhaps, home schooling your children sounds appealing to you, but are you hesitant because you fear that your kids will not interact socially. Maybe,...

Taking Control Over Pain

Christi M. vividly remembers the day her son, Daniel, had an infusion of the medication ketamine at a clinic in Plano. Several years earlier,...

Putting Safety First

Public safety in the 21st century is a rapidly-changing and evolving space. Over the past two decades, law enforcement and fire and rescue service...

The “Mane” Event

If you have had the pleasure of riding a horse in the serenity of a wide-open landscape, you more than likely have experienced the...

Know Your Enemies

The time of year for creepy, crawling bugs is officially here. As spring continues, weather changes come with seasonal critters we all have come...

Hacker Culture

Technology touches everyone in today’s world … in more ways than we probably even notice. Whether one is a seasoned technologist or a novice...

Community Connections

Prince Nallamothula

Nine-year-old Prince Nallamothula, a young inventor and fourth-grader at Curtsinger Elementary School, has made a name for himself nationally and in the community as...

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