IHS Update

October 15th, 2021

Knights In Action

Knights ISM

Knights ISM at The 2021-2022 Business Symposium. Go Knights!
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Knights FFA

FFA's traveled to The State Fair of Texas for Ag Awareness Day. Emilia Myslak preparing for and showing her goat at a jackpot this weekend and Emilia and her goat, George, placed 4th in their class this weekend. A big week for FFA!

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Interpersonal Studies

Interpersonal Studies class busy creating "Dating Do's and Don'ts" posters!
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Knights Arts

Congratulations to Tiffany Ling for being selected out of thousands nationally as a Top Ten Winner in the Celebrating Art Summer contest sponsored by Blick Art Materials!

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Knights DECA

Knights DECA officers participated in the DECA District 7 Teambuilding and Leadership Event at Group Dynamics. The officers conquered the ropes course and made a lot of new contacts and friends with their fellow DECA officers throughout DECA District 7 (the largest district in the state). Go Knights!

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Knights Orchestra

Twelve IHS Orchestra students were selected to participate in the TMEA all region orchestra by a blind judging process. Several of them have advanced to area which means they will be auditioning for the all STATE orchestra on October 30th. All 12 of these students will rehearse and perform with other orchestra students selected from schools in FISD, McKinney and Prosper on December 10th and 11th at Liberty High School.


Congratulations to:

Lucas Yeh, 9th grade, violin, advance to area (ranked 1st!!)

Jaewoo Kang, 12th grade, violin, advance to area (ranked 3rd)

Nivy Manikandan, 11th grade, violin

Lauren Lee, 10th grade, violin

Jimmy Danjul, 10th grade, violin

Pranav Kousik, 12th grade, violin

Arko Banerjee, 12th grade, violin

Danielle Yoon, 10th grade, cello, advance to area (ranked 2nd)

Matthew Li, 10th grade, cello, advance to area (ranked 5th)

Shivani Anna, 10th grade, cello, advance to area (ranked 9th)

Diego Patiño, 12th grade, bass, advance to area (ranked 2nd)

Darshan Desai, 12th grade, bass, advance to area (ranked 7th)

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Knights Cheer

Knights Cheer learned choreography for Competition Season on Saturday. Go Knights!
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Knights Cheerleaders volunteering at Ashley Elementary. Go Knights!
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Knights Tennis

The Varsity Knights are Bi-District Champs after defeating McKinney North 10-0 this week. Next, they will take on Carrollton Newman Smith in the Area round. Our JV Knights are also still undefeated in district play.
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Knights Choir

Our Knight Singers are focusing on continuous friendship building this week with some fun team building!
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A MESSAGE FROM THE COUNSELORS

FAFSA
Seniors/Senior Parents: The FAFSA is now open! The early bird gets the worm when it comes to federal financial aid. See this link for help getting started: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15cgto9do7agyoBK7QNWTm8rSVmhfj5onvJQAIt9NCJQ/edit?usp=sharing


Scholarships have moved to Xello!
Xello Scholarship Search

Xello Scholarship slides


To Locate Scholarships in Xello:

  • Log into Xello from the Student Portal.

  • Click on “College Planning” under Goals & Plans.

  • Select “Search for Local Scholarships” under Local Scholarships.


Tuition Guarantee Programs
Use this link to explore tuition support programs available at colleges and universities throughout Texas.


2021 Fall Guidance


Seniors: Click Here

Juniors: Click Here

Freshmen: Click Here

Sophomores: Presentation will be Oct 29th

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AP Exam Fee

Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Fee

The AP Exam payment window for full year and fall semester AP courses is open. Payment can be made online through Online School Fees. Payment finalizes the student’s AP exam registration. Please make note of this year’s earlier payment deadline of November 1, 2021.

Students not enrolled in an AP course but wanting to take an AP exam must contact CCMR Facilitator, Kim Colon at ColonK@friscoisd.org no later than October 22.

Exam payment not received by November 1st will incur a $50 late fee per exam. For more information about AP Exams, go to FISD Advanced Academics.

Upcoming Dates

October 15th-- End of the 1st Nine Weeks

Varsity Tennis Area Playoffs

9/JV/V Volleyball vs. Memorial 5:45/6:45/6:45 @ IHS

Varsity Football vs. Centennial 7:30 @ The Ford Star


October 16th-- Choir Region Auditions @ Little Elm High School

Varsity Tennis Area Playoffs


October 18th--Varsity Tennis Regional Quarters


October 19th--

JV/V Boys Golf FM Jaguar Tour 18 Classic Tour 18 @ Flower Mound

Varsity Tennis Regional Quarters

Orchestra Fall Concert 7:00 @ IHS Auditorium

9/JV/V Volleyball vs. Frisco HS 5:45/6:45/6:45 @ IHS

JV Tennis vs. Lebanon Trail 4:45 @ IHS


October 20th--JV Football vs.The Colony 5:30 @ The Colony HS

Jostens Senior Presentation @ Auditorium 12:15-12:45


October 21st--Varsity Tennis Regional Finals

Varsity Football vs. The Colony 7:00 @ Kuykendall Stadium


October 22nd--Jostens Senior Presentation @ Auditorium 12:15-12:45

Varsity Tennis Regional Finals

9/JV/V Volleyball vs. Lone Star 5:45/6:45/6:45 @ Lone Star

Jesters Improv Night 7:00 @ IHS Auditorium


Red Ribbon Week

October 18th-22nd is Red Ribbon Week. Please see the themed dress up days sponsored by our Knight Student Ambassadors!
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Trunk or Treat

The Knights NHS presents their annual Trunk or Treat! Please see the flier below.
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Homecoming Theme Days

Please see the following link for the upcoming November 1st-5th Homecoming Theme Dress Up days!


Homecoming Theme Days

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IHS Food Drive

Please drop off your items to your Advisory Period starting October, 12th!
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2022 Senior Class Information

Please note the Senior Fee this year has already been set and will be $125.

You may begin sending payments via PayPal to Ihsseniorclassboosters2022@gmail.com

Please include your students Full Name and ID number.

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Purchase your Senior Yearbook Ad at www.jostensadservices.com

Regular Deadline is November 12th.

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Knights Booster Information

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It’s Cybersecurity / Digital Citizenship Awareness Month!

Launched in 2004, Cybersecurity & Digital Citizenship Awareness Month continues to raise awareness and provide resources to help us all be safer and more secure online. With students now being 1:1 with devices, it’s more important than ever for them to understand the importance of cybersecurity and good digital citizenship. Throughout this month, the IHS community will be provided with resources, information, and activities incorporating these topics. Have a discussion with your student(s) about what steps they’re taking to be #CyberSmart!

RESOURCES

  • This Genially (which was pushed out to everyone’s Canvas) includes info, activities, and even a chance to win prizes!
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month Letter posted on FISD website
  • Encourage your student(s) to check out the IHS library window display for some great tips on how to be #CYBERSMART
  • Stay tuned to Knight TV for more Cybersecurity/Digital Citizenship content
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