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Incumbent wants to continue leadership role

Incumbent wants to continue leadership role

Jacob Day wants to continue his service on the Wylie ISD Board of Trustees to contribute to the “already great” school district. The Place 6 incumbent, a former Wylie ISD teacher first elected in 2018, said he brings a “heart of servant leadership” to the board. The...

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Place 1 candidate seeks to improve transparency

Place 1 candidate seeks to improve transparency

Jill Palmer, who is running against Stacie Smith for Place 1 on the Wylie ISD board of trustees, says she is running to improve the transparency of the district. “It was not until now, [an] election year, [that] they have decided to be engaged under the guidance of...

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Tax relief, teacher retention most pressing issues

Tax relief, teacher retention most pressing issues

Property tax relief and teacher retention are the most pressing issues facing Wylie ISD, said Stacie Smith, Place 1 trustee who has filed for re-election. “Wylie ISD is a destination district. Families move here for our schools,” Smith said. “Families need property...

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Collin College offers FastTrack classes

Collin College offers FastTrack classes

Collin College is offering a FastTrack session this fall, providing students with the opportunity to start fall semester classes in September and October. Several classes can even be completed before the Thanksgiving break. Students can select classes ranging from art...

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Top WHS students announced

Top WHS students announced

The top ranked graduates at Wylie High School said hard work and a little bit of luck helped them earn the number one and two spots.Wylie High School rankings place Alina Nguyen as valedictorian and Reiki Hingorani as salutatorian of the class of 2022. Alina posted a...

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Wylie ISD names new administrators

Wylie ISD names new administrators

Wylie ISD named several new principals and administrators for the upcoming school year last week.Meagan Wendt will be the new assistant principal at Groves Elementary. Wendt currently teaches third-grade math, science and social studies at Whitt Elementary. She will...

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WHS exchange students share adventures

WHS exchange students share adventures

As Wylie High School’s foreign exchange students head into the final four months of their time as Pirates, they took time to discuss their experiences. Some key takeaways from the international group of five include the concept that things “really are bigger in...

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