12 area school districts to compete in Iron Chef-style challenge

12 area school districts to compete in Iron Chef-style challenge

Coming together to benefit the future culinary workforce Local organizations lend time and money to area’s only high school Iron Chef-style competition (October 23, 2013) Hard work plus determination is the simple recipe for success, but several local organizations are adding a few extra ingredients to help high school culinary students prep for the future. They’re […]

Wylie ISD calls $21 million bond election, no tax increase

The Wylie ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a $21,125,000 bond package and called for a May 12 election for new construction and renovation at both high school campuses. If passed, this proposal will not raise school property taxes. The action came during the regular Board meeting on February 20. “Earlier this school year the […]

‘Guys and Dolls’ to hit the stage at Wylie High

Wylie High School Theatre will present the musical comedy Guys and Dolls Thursday, Feb. 2 through Saturday, Feb. 4 in the WHS auditorium. Guys and Dolls premiered on Broadway in 1950 and ran for 1,200 performances, earning a Tony Award for Best Musical. It  features timeless classics like “Luck Be a Lady,” “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ […]

Give blood, help seniors earn scholarships

(Wylie High School) The Wylie High School National Honor Society invites the community to give blood on Monday, Dec. 5 as part of a high school challenge. The WHS students may earn scholarship money for seniors. For an appointment, email Susan Fajardo at susan.fajardo@wylieisd.net. To submit your news and events, email editor@BlueRibbonNews.com.

Sex offenders tracked by WISD’s new visitor registration

(Wylie) [WylieISD.net] Wylie ISD  implemented a new visitor registry system this month to ensure that all campuses maintain a safe environment for students and employees.  The new Raptor System, created by Raptor Technologies, serves as a visitor identification program that will enable campus authorities to have a heightened awareness of who is attempting to gain […]

Arts and Crafts Fair to benefit Wylie High Choir

The Wylie High School Choir Boosters’ Third Annual Arts and Crafts Fair will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Wylie High School, 2550 W. Highway 544. Admission is free. Fair-goers will have access to more than 60 vendors displaying arts and crafts including handmade items, quilts, jewelry, handbags, accessories, children’s clothing, garden items, […]