Education

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

In the (School) Zone

If it is June, then it is time to hang out! School is out for summer. It is time to unwind and slow the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hitting the Mark

Within a large city like Frisco that is constantly expanding and changing, safety for local police officers is something that must be taken very...

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...

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...

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...

CBD Oil – Take Two!

Leading a natural lifestyle has been a focal point in many local households. Be it diet, nutrition or alternative forms of medicine, more households...

“How does loving yourself translate to loving others?”

AP English students at Leadership Prep School Frisco recently shared their thoughts in response to this prompt. Love is...

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...

Prepped for Success

College. It is where “grown up” life officially begins and things really start to matter. From the time my students walk in the classroom...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

Entertaining Frisco… Through Summer and Beyond

Dinner and a movie: a romantic date night that two adults used to enjoy before it quickly turned into a leftovers-and-whatever’s-on-Netflix night by the...

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...

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...

Communication is Key

In the age of social media, just about every interactive medium has been revolutionized to make communication throughout our day-to-day lives more convenient. Social...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Survival 101

All joking aside, have you ever considered what would happen to you and your loved ones if we were faced with a real-life “zombie...

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...

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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