Cover image of Frisco ISD

Frisco ISD

8 Podcast Episodes

Latest 4 Apr 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

Wingspan's exclusive interview with Frisco ISD Superintendent Dr. Michael Waldrip

Liberty Wingspan's Podcasts

One of Wingspan's Editor-in-Chiefs, Trisha Dasgupta, interviews Dr. Waldrip about the current status of Frisco ISD, its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, and numerous other topics. 


2 Sep 2020

Episode artwork

Episode 164: 2019 Football Preview - 7-5A Division II (Frisco ISD, Lake Dallas, Lovejoy)

Star Local Media High School Sports Podcast

Star Local Media continues its preview of the upcoming football season by discussing what’s ahead on the gridiron in District 7-5A Division II.Bryan Murphy and Taylor Raglin break down what to expect this season from Lake Dallas (2:55), Frisco (9:30), Lovejoy (11:15), Denison and Princeton (16:35), Frisco Memorial and Lebanon Trail (21:05), and Frisco Reedy (23:30), marquee games to watch (29:05) and projected playoff teams (37:00).


15 Aug 2019

Similar People

Episode artwork

Frisco ISD’s Matt Wixon Shares His Sports Story

Hustle and Pro - Lifestyle Frisco's Sports Podcast

Subscribe on iTunes! Subscribe on Google Play Podcast RSS Feed In this episode of Hustle & Pro, we sit down with our friend at Frisco ISD, Matt Wixon. The Facilitator for Athletics and Communications for FISD, Matt has a fascinating background in sports writing, covering Super Bowls, College sports, and more. We talk about everything from Matt’s experience interviewing Charles Barkley and Dirk Nowitzki to his take on the scope of Frisco as a strong sports district. We hit on tackle football and discuss the issue of safety and parental choices to play or not to play. On the personal side, a rare baseball injury at age 15 that affected his growth plate led Matt to discover tennis. That experience shaped his athletic journey and now, his own kids’ paths and goals for sports as well. He’s a proud baseball dad and an Esports dad, too! Enjoy this week’s episode with Matt Wixon. Show Notes [:40] Quick Hits with Matt Wixon [2:37] Sports Growing Up: Flag Football, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis [3:40] Matt’s baseball injury and how that carries over to his son [6:40] The Wixon family’s sports (and band and Esports) scene [8:18] Experience as a Sports Writer [10:15] Frisco ISD [14:00] Sports goals for his kids [16:20] Football, High School and Concussions Resources within this episode:  Matt Wixon on Twitter: @mattwixon Matt Wixon on LinkedIn Frisco ISD Athletics Website Matt Wixon on Lifestyle PROFILES Connect with Lifestyle Frisco:  Facebook Instagram YouTube Twitter LinkedIn


26 Jul 2019

Episode artwork

Foodservice for Thought - Podcast Episode - John Lara of Frisco ISD

Foodservice for Thought

In this episode, Karey and Justin talk with John Lara, Operations Coordinator for Culinary, at Frisco ISD, one of the fastest growing school districts in the country. John shares his experience growing up surrounded by food and family, discusses his years as a Naval officer and oh yeah, talks about his time as chef in the White House to George W. Bush. Join us for some good laughs, fun stories and John's thoughts on how school nutrition can be delicious food, rooted in classic culinary techniques. 

1hr 3mins

23 Jan 2019

Most Popular

Episode artwork

22: Lone Star Scoop School Safety Summer Series: Ep. 4 -- Frisco ISD

Lone Star Scoop

For the fourth installment of the Lonestar Scoop's School Safety Summer Series, reporters Scott Sidway and Clayton Neville spoke with Frisco ISD superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip, and Frisco Police Lieutenant Mike Hagan. A couple of things you'll hear about: a new anonymous app for Frisco students to report crimes, the SAFER program, and Frisco believes blanket state regulations on school safety could be a problem.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


3 Aug 2018

Episode artwork

Episode 41: Spring Football Primers for 7-5A Div. I (McKinney North, Mesquite ISD), 7-5A Div. II (Frisco ISD, Lake Dallas, Lovejoy) and Special Guest Theo Wease (Allen)

Star Local Media High School Sports Podcast

Star Local Media concludes its spring football primer series, checking in on the offseason progress for two more local football districts.The final installment touches on the both 7-5A districts, starting with Division I and offseason updates on McKinney North, Mesquite Poteet and West Mesquite (1:30). This week’s Fast Forward Rewind student-athlete spotlight centers on Allen’s star wide receiver Theo Wease (12:00), and the staff rounds out its spring football talk with a look at 7-5A Div. II, which features Frisco ISD, Lake Dallas, Lovejoy and others (22:00).


1 Jun 2018

Episode artwork

Episode 39: Spring Football Primers for 5-5A D-I (Frisco ISD, Little Elm, The Colony), 4-5A D-I (Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD) and Special Guest Dylan Wright (West Mesquite)

Star Local Media High School Sports Podcast

Star Local Media continues its Spring Football Primer series, checking in on the offseason progress for its local football districts.Talk shifts to Class 5A Division I for a look at 5-5A Div. I, which includes six Frisco ISD schools (Centennial, Heritage, Independence, Liberty, Lone Star and Wakeland) plus Little Elm and The Colony (1:30).The Fast Forward Rewind student-athlete spotlight checks in on West Mesquite receiver Dylan Wright (11:45), followed by a look at Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (Creekview, Newman Smith, RL Turner) and their tall order ahead in 4-5A Div. I (24:30).


24 May 2018

Episode artwork

Episode 17 - Melanie Leonardo, Intervention Specialist in Frisco ISD

The Autism Hour

Melanie Leonardo is an intervention specialist in Frisco ISD. She is a wife and mom of a son who has been diagnosed with autism, intellectual disability (ID), cerebral palsy, and cortical visual impairment. Melanie has been in the field of special education for six years now. She started as a middle school theatre teacher, and has been on quite a journey to where she is now.Resources mentioned in this episode:- ECI- Early Childhood Interventionhttps://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/early-childhood-intervention-services- Proloquo2go (iPad app.)https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/proloquo2go/id308368164?mt=8- Baby Centerhttps://www.babycenter.com/- Welcome to Hollandhttps://www.pdx.edu/students-with-children/sites/www.pdx.edu.students-with-children/files/Welcome%20to%20Holland.pdf- Frisco ISD (ACCESS Program)http://www.friscoisd.org/- Hope Parkhttps://lifestylefrisco.com/hope-park-a-unique-park-experience-on-your-frisco-doorstep/-AUsome Momshttp://ausomemoms.org/ 

1hr 11mins

16 Apr 2018