Category Archives: Education

How to avoid burning down the house or garage when frying Thanksgiving Day turkeys

Our local State Farm dude sent us these handy tips for frying a turkey: It’s hard to beat the speed of deep-frying a turkey-or the irresistible flavor and juiciness that result. State Farm reports that turkey fryers have the potential … Continue reading

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Dr. Rick McDaniel addressing McKinney Sunrise Rotary on Wednesday at Eldorado Country Club

Visit the McKinney Sunrise Rotary for a status report on McKinney ISD at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Eldorado Country Club. Dr. Rick McDaniel will be the guest speaker. If you are new in town, visit to hear what is happening … Continue reading

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Heritage Farmstead Museum educational program series in Plano TX aims to keep you ‘Young at Heart’

Plano’s Heritage Farmstead Museum is often filled with small children on school field trips or young families enjoying the wonders of the four-acre historic site, which is nestled in the center of the city.  But folks at Heritage Farmstead are … Continue reading

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Find out if your local elementary school made the best of North Texas list

The Dallas Business Journal has published a list rating the best elementary schools in North Texas. Check it out to see if your local elementary school made the Highest-Rate Elementary School list. … via GO TO DALLAS BUSINESS … Continue reading

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McKinney ISD graduation June 2

McKinney ISD Graduation will be held at Prestonwood Baptist Church on Friday, June 2. MCKINNEY ISD GRADUATION TIMES McKinney HS 10 a.m. McKinney North HS 2:30 p.m. McKinney Boyd HS 7 p.m. Prestonwood is situated southwest of McKinney at 6801 … Continue reading

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Plano ISD graduation times, locations

QUICK LOOK AT PLANO ISD GRADUATION Academy High School: 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 at Charles W. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive east of U.S. 75 and north of Campbell, Richardson, Texas 75082 Senior High Schools: Saturday, June 10, The Ford Center … Continue reading

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Plano ISD hiring teachers, job fair June 13

Interested in teaching in one of the highest rated school districts in the state? Plano ISD will host a teacher job fair from 9 a.m. – noon on June 13. Candidates must complete an online application and register for the event by … Continue reading

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Coppell school superintendent says he is accepting top job in Frisco ISD

Coppell ISD Superintendent Mike Waldrip announced his departure from the school district and said he would be taking on the recently vacated superintendent position at Frisco ISD. Waldrip made his announcement in a  letter to Coppell ISD parents and faculty … Continue reading

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Frisco TX: Sci-Tech Discovery Center offering Mother’s Day special on Sunday, May 14 – Last weekend for Nano World

Moms and grandmothers can go to Sci-Tech this Sunday for $5 tickets at Sci-Tech on Mother’s Day, May 14. It’s also the last weekend of the Sci-Tech Nano World exhibit! Location: 8004 North Dallas Tollway, Frisco TX 75034 For … Continue reading

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How CollinCounty TX voted on Saturday; several races will be decided in runoffs

Find out who had the most votes in Collin County. Click the link to see how the election turned out on Saturday night. FINAL COMBINED VOTE TOTALS IN COLLIN COUNTY

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