Frisco ISD summer construction projects continue

Frisco High School is adding athletic turfing to its baseball and softball fields.

Frisco High School is adding athletic turfing to its baseball and softball fields.

Frisco ISD worked on several construction projects across the district this summer. Here is where these projects will stand come the first day of school Aug. 15, said Meghan Cone, the assistant director of FISD’s communications department.

Athletic turfing at Frisco, Independence and Reedy high schools
The estimated completion date for adding athletic turfing to baseball and softball fields at these schools is set for mid-September. This is the time frame the district was expecting, Cone said.

Parking expansions at nine high school campuses
All high school campuses except Frisco High School are undergoing parking expansions. By the first day of school, expansions all schools except Liberty and Memorial high schools will be complete. These expansions will allow for marching band practice as well.

Rogers Elementary renovations
The district’s oldest elementary school is receiving cosmetic updates, architectural changes and new furniture. Everything but the cafe expansion will be done before the start of school. The cafe will be completed in October.

Centennial High School additions
The high school is getting a new sound system, LED lighting, stage curtains and rigging for its fine arts auditorium. This project is on schedule to be completed by Oct. 1.

All other regular school renovation projects, such as new paint, carpeting, roofing, heating and cooling and technology upgrades, will be in place by the first day of school, Cone said.
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