Year in Review: Frisco ISD in 2015

Year in Review Pearson Middle School is one of four schools that opened in 2015.[/caption]

• FISD unveiled a new, more user-friendly website on Feb.6.

• Frisco ISD opened four new schools—Norris Elementary School, Pearson Middle School, Trent Middle School and Reedy High School.

Year in Review Frisco ISD resource officers now wear body cameras.[/caption]

• In June, FISD board of trustees approved the 2015-16 school year budget for $416 million and a three- to five-year strategic plan.

• FISD drafted resolution asking Texas legislators to reduce the number of standardized tests students are required to take.

• In May, Place 3 trustee Chad Rudy was elected to the school board. Place 6 trustee John Classe and Place 7 trustee John Hoxie were re-elected to the school board.

• In August, FISD school resource officers received body cameras and active shooter kits.

• Trustees approved transportation exception guidelines in April providing busing transportation to middle school students who have to cross major roadways to get to school.
By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.