Collin County Future Mobility Oct 2023
Education
State Fair of Texas 2023 SFOT
Future facilities discussed by WISD trustees

Future facilities discussed by WISD trustees

Wylie ISD trustees are expected to consider a bond proposal at their regular August 21 meeting and will likely call an election for Nov. 7. Trustees were presented a Comprehensive Facilities Plan at a July 17 workshop that was developed over the past several months by...

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New year, new teachers

New year, new teachers

WISD recruits, welcomes 225 new teachers It’s crunch time for area school districts as they race against the clock to prep for the 2023-24 school year welcoming new students and new teachers. In Wylie ISD, new teachers — 225 in all — were celebrated at the annual “New...

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WISD budget adopted

WISD budget adopted

Wylie ISD trustees approved a budget for the upcoming fiscal year despite some uncertainty surrounding property relief and statutory requirements to raise teacher compensation in special legislative sessions. The overall budget was presented by Scott Roderick,...

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PESH Panthers become 2023 graduates

PESH Panthers become 2023 graduates

Plano East Senior High (PESH) Valedictorian Shriya Bhat recalled how COVID had cut short freshman year for the Class of 2023. “Our infinite spring break turned into a year of online school in our pajamas,” she told the 1,370 graduates. “At least we got TikTok from...

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Eight Murphy students win scholarships

Eight Murphy students win scholarships

The Murphy Chamber of Commerce Foundation has awarded $1,700 scholarships to eight high school seniors. The scholarships were available to career and technical education (CTE) students, home-school and private school students and college-bound Plano ISD and Wylie ISD...

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Former Panther now Plano East principal

Former Panther now Plano East principal

Shepton High School Principal David Jones, a Plano East Senior High School graduate, has been named to succeed Plano East Principal George King, who is retiring after 40 years of service in public education. Plano ISD trustees confirmed Jones’ appointment at their...

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Wylie High School graduates 711

Wylie High School graduates 711

The top two graduates of the Class of 2023 focused on each graduate’s uniqueness and the continuous ability to improve oneself in their commencement speeches to their classmates last week. Wearing the school’s colors of maroon, black and white, Wylie High School’s...

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Leading Plano East students excel in science

Leading Plano East students excel in science

The top two students in Plano East Senior High’s Class of 2023 are both headed to Massachusetts. Valedictorian Shriya Bhat, with a grade point average 4.88, plans to attend Harvard University, where she will study cellular and molecular biology. Salutatorian Otto...

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