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  • Wingspan named 2017 CSPA Gold Crown winner

  • Wingspan named 2017 NSPA Pacemaker Finalist

  • UNICEF is hosting a book drive through March 24. Gently used or new books can be dropped off in the rotunda.

  • Prom tickets are now on sale on MyPaymentsPlus for $75. Prom is April 8 at the W Hotel in Dallas

Review: Platia Greek Kouzina

Review: Platia Greek Kouzina

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
March 24
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Other than the usual pita chips and hummus dip, many people are very unfamiliar with authentic Greek cuisine. Platia is a restaurant new to Frisco, just opening a couple of months ago. Serving a unique assortment of entrees original to the Greek culture, its environment is truly fresh to the community. ...

Band takes final steps for leadership positions

Band takes final steps for leadership positions

Ian LaPerre, WTV Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Band leadership auditions start Thursday and finish Friday. These auditions will determine which students will be the drum majors, section leaders, and squad leaders of the marching band next season. Any student who’s going to be in the band next year can try out for drum major, but only sophomores a...

Artistic Expressions: volume 2

Artistic Expressions: volume 2

March 22
Filed under A&E, Artistic Expressions, Showcase

Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

DART art lands senior a spot in the DMA

DART art lands senior a spot in the DMA

Wingspan Staff
March 21
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Mind blowing, ecstatic, shock are just a few of the words senior Linh-Hoa Nguyen used to describe her thoughts after receiving Honorable Mention in DART's Annual Student Art Contest and will have work displayed at the Dallas Museum of Art April 18-30. "I was ecstatic when I heard the good news," Nguyen said ...

Acting allows junior to break out

Acting allows junior to break out

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under A&E, Showcase

For many students, seventh grade is nothing more than the middle of middle school. But for junior James Matthis it was the start of a career.   “I started acting because everybody else was doing sports, everybody else was doing music you know,” James said. “I wanted to do something differen...

Curtain closes on theater’s UIL One Act Play

Curtain closes on theater’s UIL One Act Play

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
March 17
Filed under A&E

Theater performed its show And They Danced Real Slow in Jackson in the District 13-5A UIL One Act Play competition at Wakeland Thursday. The group didn't advance, but members are still pleased with their performance. “I've been in UIL shows for the past seven years and it is my favorite part of the...

NAHS hosting first art show Friday

NAHS hosting first art show Friday

Ariella Rodrigues, WTV Staff Reporter
March 16
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The school’s National Art Honors Society is having an art show for the first time  on Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. in the gym hall. Art teacher Pernie Fallon along with the rest of the NAHS is hosting a museum night to display  the artwork made by the school’s art students with Visual Art, 3D Art ...

Spanish soap opera project

Spanish soap opera project

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
March 14
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Spanish teacher, Ashli Taquino, has come up with the idea to assign a project where students create their own soap opera. “I was hoping that the students would gain an appreciation for a tense that doesn't exist in English and rather than just having a bunch of just practice and paper based asses...

Notes from both coasts

Notes from both coasts

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 13
Filed under A&E

A week away from school meant a time to play for both band and orchestra students as one group headed west and the other headed east with band taking a trip to California and orchestra heading to Florida. For the 77 orchestra students that made the trip, it was a chance to visit Disney World, EP...

Band and orchestra break early

Band and orchestra break early

Megan Lin and Olivia Kirklin
March 3
Filed under A&E

Band and orchestra students began spring break early Friday morning to travel to Disneyland in California and Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida respectively. Orchestra students are driving 23 hours to the Sunshine State and hope to make the most of their long journey. “We are excited to go to Disney a...

Auditions Thursday and Friday for first show choir

Auditions Thursday and Friday for first show choir

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter
March 2
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The choir department is forming its first show choir group, which is a group dedicated to the presentation of music from pop, Broadway, jazz, and other genres. Auditions will be Thursday after school starting at 4:20 p.m. and Friday morning starting at 8:00 a.m. “A show choir is a great way fo...

Tryout packets due Thursday for Red Rhythm

Tryout packets due Thursday for Red Rhythm

Surya Ravichandran, WTV Staff Reporter
February 28
Filed under A&E

The Red Rhythm dance team tryouts are coming up soon and tryout packets are due Thursday. Red Rhythm dance team tryouts will be held on March 17 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in both gyms. To help aspiring team members get prepared, there are clinics every day after school March 13-16 from 4:30 to 6:...

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