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Dodd Elementary rezoned

Dodd Elementary rezoned

Sometimes change is inevitable, especially in a growing school district such as Wylie. Students attending Dodd Elementary School will attend Smith Elementary beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The board approved the rezoning Dodd Elementary, as well as a slew of...

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Panthers lose homecoming game to Lewisville

Panthers lose homecoming game to Lewisville

Plano East (0-2, 1-4) could not overcome a 12-point halftime deficit, falling to Lewisville (2-0, 5-0) at the last second 29-24. Thoughts from Coach Joey McCullough “I saw a very resilient team,” McCullough said. “In the first half, we didn’t make them punt. Our...

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School year brings an Apple for students, too

School year brings an Apple for students, too

Students across Texas returned to campuses last week as schools and universities scrambled to put into place new lesson plans that best accommodate a pandemic. For many school districts, this meant greatly expanding the technological resources of their students to...

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This is a time of testing for all of us

This is a time of testing for all of us

A few weeks ago, The New York Times ran an article noting that with the U.S. preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests, and massive unemployment, “its competitors are moving to fill the vacuum, and quickly.” Russia, China, North Korea, Iran....

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Try a new way to travel

Try a new way to travel

Despite the COVID-19 pan­demic, families are still finding ways to make the most of un­usual schedules to plan a get­away. With more flexible work and school arrangements, many families are embracing the idea of a “flexcation,” an emerging travel trend where families...

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Lady Panthers ready to prove themselves

Lady Panthers ready to prove themselves

Injuries were the name of the game for the Plano East Lady Panthers in 2019. Key players missing district play resulted in an underachieving season. With this in mind, head coach Cathy Manderson said keeping players on the court in 2020 should create improved results....

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Author processes pandemic through humor

Author processes pandemic through humor

Sachse resident Liz Rasley has always enjoyed writing, but it wasn’t until the COVID-19 pandemic that she realized it could provide muchneeded relief. Her first book, “Levity,” published earlier this summer on Amazon and is coming soon on Audible. “I had a lot of...

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Collin College opening Wylie campus for fall

Collin College opening Wylie campus for fall

A dream of almost two decades to operate a Collin College campus in the southeastern part of the county becomes reality Aug. 24 when the recently completed Wylie campus opens for classes. The 340,000 square foot campus was built from the ground up on a Country Club...

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