Education
Collin College opening Wylie campus for fall

Collin College opening Wylie campus for fall

A dream of almost two decades to operate a Collin College campus in the southeastern part of the county becomes reality Aug. 24 when the recently completed Wylie campus opens for classes. The 340,000 square foot campus was built from the ground up on a Country Club...

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WHS theatre to perform on Broadway

WHS theatre to perform on Broadway

A group of Wylie High theatre students will head to Broadway this summer to perform alongside some of the most famous musical theatre stars – and all for charity. Wylie High is one of just eight high schools in the country selected to participate in Arts for Autism....

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Wylie East theatre leaves lasting impact

Wylie East theatre leaves lasting impact

Between early-morning rehearsals, late-night performances and hours spent memorizing lines, high school theatre is a major time commitment for all involved. Directors spend months preparing shows while students must stay on top of schoolwork. But despite these...

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WHS theatre spends months preparing shows

WHS theatre spends months preparing shows

Whether it’s a movie or a live theatre production, entertainment is presented in small doses. Regardless of how immersed the audience gets in another world, it only lasts for an hour or two before disappearing from screen or stage. For those involved, however, it is...

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School district to host college fair next week

School district to host college fair next week

Wylie Independent School District is preparing to hold its annual college fair. On Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., more than 70 colleges and universities will set up tables in Wylie High School and talk to potential students. The event is free and open to all...

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Share the Plate starts next month

Share the Plate starts next month

Wylie kids have a chance to show off their cooking skills to the entire district. Share the Plate, a recipe contest, will occur throughout the majority of September. From Sept. 7 to Sept. 28, Wylie Independent School District’s student nutrition team will accept...

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Collin College tax rise proposed

Collin College tax rise proposed

Collin College trustees propose increasing the property tax rate by a fraction of a penny to help fund a proposed fiscal year 2018-‘19 budget of $285.7 million. The board of trustees will conduct the first of two meetings on the tax rate at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16...

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WISD candidates state qualifications

WISD candidates state qualifications

Three political newcomers are among five candidates for Wylie Independent School District trustee posts this week, and two of them are facing off against each other. Filings for the Nov. 6 school board election opened July 23 and close Aug. 20. Voters will fill four...

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