Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications; rental community coming to McKinney and more top area news

A rendering of a flexible space inside Panther Creek High School, which includes learning stairs and a collaboration board. The school's attendance zones are drawn to pull from Lone Star and Memorial high schools. (Courtesy Corgan)
A rendering of a flexible space inside Panther Creek High School, which includes learning stairs and a collaboration board. The school's attendance zones are drawn to pull from Lone Star and Memorial high schools. (Courtesy Corgan)

A rendering of a flexible space inside Panther Creek High School, which includes learning stairs and a collaboration board. The school's attendance zones are drawn to pull from Lone Star and Memorial high schools. (Courtesy Corgan)

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications for the 2022-23 school year

As Frisco’s population grows, rezoning takes place to preserve the district’s small school model, which supports students having opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities.

More restaurant, retail space could be coming to north Frisco development where H-E-B owns land



Plans for a restaurant and more retail space in a mixed-use development at the southwest corner of US 380 and FM 423 have been approved by the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission.

The Oxbow at Frisco pitched to city leaders, would coincide with Parvin Creek greenspace, booming northern region

The Oxbow at Frisco, pitched as “a new Texas landmark urban prairie,” is a 218-acre, $5.1 billion project planned to be located on the southwest corner of the Dallas North Tollway and US 380.

Crush Taco to open second Frisco location

Crush Taco plans to open a second location in January at the former space of Jenevein's, which was at 360 Stonebrook Parkway, Ste. 100, Frisco.

McKinney

Rental community to occupy 27 acres of McKinney’s Painted Tree residential development

In November, a project that will offer 276 homes and townhomes for rent will break ground in Painted Tree, a residential community from development firm Oxland Group.

Brooklynn Cooper, Matt Payne and Miranda Jaimes contributed to this report.






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Collin County Commissioners discussed a request Dec. 6 for LifePath Systems to purchase land for a new facility. (Screenshot by Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Newspaper)
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