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Parents voice complaints

Parents voice complaints

Farmersville Independent School District’s Board of Trustees, meeting Monday night in the high school cafeteria, spent next to no time disposing of a sparse agenda. The lengthiest discussion item on the agenda occurred at its beginning, during the constituent comment...

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District PD adds command center

District PD adds command center

The Farmersville Independent School District Police Department had decided some time ago that it needed extra sets of eyes it could put on all the campuses within the school system, according to Police Chief Steve Wade. Then came the tragedy at Robb Elementary School...

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Teen receives ‘hero’ award

Teen receives ‘hero’ award

A Farmersville teen’s quick thinking last summer earned her a special hero designation and a big check. Kaydence Henslee,15, daughter of Matt and Rebecca Henslee, was selected as the Kids Wish Network Hero of the Year for 2021 for saving a little girl from drowning...

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Wylie Prep holds ribbon cutting

Wylie Prep holds ribbon cutting

Years of planning and preparation finally came to an end for the much-anticipated Building 22 at the Wylie Preparatory campus. The school hosted a ribbon cutting for the building Saturday, Aug. 8 at the campus located at 4110 Skyview Court in Wylie. School personnel,...

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FISD adds to police force

FISD adds to police force

The Farmersville Independent School District had wanted to hire school monitors to assist its police force in maintaining security within the district. However, because of “all that happened in Uvalde,” the district has decided to hire two additional certified police...

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Fun times for area students

Fun times for area students

School is out for the summer, but Farmersville Independent School District is making sure the fun goes on while classrooms at its four campuses are closed for its annual break. Summer camps abound for students of all ages within the FISD and beyond, says the district...

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FISD summer feeding program underway

FISD summer feeding program underway

The Farmersville Independent School District is ringing the breakfast and lunch bells for children who can get a free meal during the summer, said Candi Johnson, nutrition director at FISD. “We are going to serve meals at the Junior High School twice daily,” Johnson...

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Arson at the Ag Barn

Arson at the Ag Barn

The Collin County Fire Marshal is requesting assistance from residents to solve an arson case. According to a Monday, June 6, Farmersville ISD news release, a fire occurred at the Ag Barn located at Farmersville Junior High School in the early morning hours June 6....

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FISD plans additional security upgrades

FISD plans additional security upgrades

Farmersville Independent School District Superintendent Micheal French has offered a stern vow in the wake of the Uvalde school massacre that killed 19 children and two teachers two weeks ago. “We aren’t going to wait 80 minutes,” French declared in describing a scene...

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