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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

Students leave trail of trash at lunch

Students leave trail of trash at lunch

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
March 24
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Everyday, pieces of trash are left behind during lunch periods and with four minutes between lunch periods, the custodians are pressed for time in their effort to clean the cafeteria. “The janitors work really hard for us,” assistant principal Stacey Whaling said. “They care about the kids, ...

Proper procedures for student medications

Proper procedures for student medications

Josie Woodward, WTV Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under Campus Life

WTV's Melody Akbari takes a look at the proper procedures for student medications.

Counseling office joins the world of social media

Counseling office joins the world of social media

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
March 22
Filed under Campus Life

The school’s counselors now have a social media presence after starting Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. “The reason why we decided to get our social media presence going is to utilize that as another method for getting important  information updates out there to help students and parents an...

Deadline to register for AP exams approaching

Deadline to register for AP exams approaching

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

With AP tests coming up, the deadlines for test registrations are coming up. With a base fee of $93, the regular deadline for registration is Wednesday. The late deadline is on April 6 and has an additional fee of $20 per exam and the final deadline is April 12 with an added fee of $20 per exa...

Wingspan named Gold Crown winner by CSPA

Wingspan named Gold Crown winner by CSPA

Wingspan Staff
March 20
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association named Wingspan a Gold Crown winner at its 93rd annual Scholastic Convention Friday at Columbia University in New York City with junior Divya Murali in attendance to receive the award. “Having the chance to receive the CSPA award on behalf of Wingspan was such a great honor,” Murali...

Persian New Year marks blooming of spring

Persian New Year marks blooming of spring

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under Campus Life

Persian New Year, or Nowruz in Farsi, takes place Monday and comes from an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. The holiday takes place at the exact start of Spring, symbolizing the beginning of a new chapter and is celebrated by Iranians worldwide. Preparation for the holiday starts weeks before and is an important ...

Playing games to remember history

Playing games to remember history

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 17
Filed under Campus Life

Some world history classes finished a unit Friday by playing a game to show students a real-life scenario of what they had been learning. “It’s showing students in a time of imperialism the European countries scrambling to get as much territory in Africa as possible,” world history teacher ...

Book drive benefits Children’s Hospital

Book drive benefits Children’s Hospital

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
March 15
Filed under Campus Life

The UNICEF book drive is now underway and continues until March 24 with gently used and new books dropped off in the rotunda for donation to the Children’s Medical Center Plano. “We thought up the UNICEF book drive as a fundraiser to give kids at Liberty the chance to help the local community in a way that would stick with them,” sophomore Ca...

Pies for Pi Day

Pies for Pi Day

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
March 14
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

In recognition of the infinitely long mathematical constant Pi, the Math Honors Society served pie to teachers in celebration of the number’s national day: Tuesday, March 14. March 14 was chosen for Pi Day since the first three numbers of pi, which is a math constant representing the ratio of the ci...

StuCo interviews for 2017-18 underway

StuCo interviews for 2017-18 underway

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
March 13
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Student Council will start the interview process for the 2017-18 school year starting Monday during all lunches and will continue throughout the week. “We are taking into account how they do their interview, what they write on their application, we get feedback from teachers that they list- an...

National Merit Finalists announced

National Merit Finalists announced

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Forty-five Frisco ISD students were named National Merit Scholar Finalists Friday, hoping to be awarded a portion of the 32 million dollars offered each year. In order to be a finalist, students must submit a scholarship application displaying high academic achievement, involvement in campus and com...

Spring break reading contest

Spring break reading contest

Victoria Gong, WTV Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Campus Life

Reading over spring break can lead to prizes for students. Students can submit pictures of themselves reading and share on Instagram @libertyhslibrary using #RedhawksRead. WTV's Victoria Gong has the details.

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