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School receives recycling recognition

School receives recycling recognition

Wade Glover and Jordan Klein
May 17, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The school’s recycling team was presented with an award Wednesday from Seth Williams, the Frisco ISD District Recycling Coordinator, for having the most materials recycled amongst all district high schools. “My kids are really excited about winning the award,” special education teacher Julia Chalker s...

Self-taught concepts lead to 2nd at Nationals

Self-taught concepts lead to 2nd at Nationals

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Senior Nick Lovan placed second at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Orlando May 10-14 in the Network Administration Using Microsoft competition. “I’m very happy just because it’s a big improvement from last year,” Lovan said. “I was like 10th place ...

Entrepreneurship dives into Shark Tank

Entrepreneurship dives into Shark Tank

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Students in Entrepreneurship are working on a final analysis report about a business they have been working on all year with a presentation bringing the project to a culmination. “The kids will have to create a PowerPoint and then get up and present to the class,” Entrepreneurship teacher Dann...

Longstanding seniors in the district

Longstanding seniors in the district

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Consistently classified as one of the fastest growing school districts in the state, Frisco ISD currently serves more than 56,000 students in 68 schools, with 516 seniors that have called Frisco ISD home for more than 10 consecutive years. “Frisco is a really good district and it’s well known for being a ...

Review lectures seek to help students prepare

Review lectures seek to help students prepare

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AP Human Geography students have the opportunity to attend lectures in the auditorium every morning this week from 8:00-8:50 a.m. to review for the AP exam in Friday. “You just show up whenever you can, and Mr. Johannes thoroughly goes over subjects and concepts within the unit that he goes over ...

First for many, last for all

First for many, last for all

Kyle Strickland, WTV Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

AP Human Geography is one of the last AP tests of the year, taking place Friday, the last day of testing. For the past few weeks, the class has been breaking down a unit each day. Among the topics being covered: population, culture, politics, agriculture, and many more. Examples of the que...

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

Jenna Kelly, WTV Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. WTV'S Jenna Kelly takes a look at how students can show their appreciation via social media hashtags.

Bachelor’s degree in nursing could come at Collin

Bachelor’s degree in nursing could come at Collin

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Collin College may soon offer its students the opportunity to pursue a nursing degree. Collin College is getting closer to receiving full authorization to offer a bachelor’s degree program for nursing. Two bills being discussed in the state legislature, Senate Bill 1328 and House Bill 2251, H...

Last chance to buy yearbooks starts Monday

Last chance to buy yearbooks starts Monday

Roy Nitzan, WTV Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Students that didn’t buy a yearbook earlier this year but still want one, have one final chance to get the 2016-17 book. On Monday, 45 books will be available for sale. The last books available will cost $80 and payment can only be made on MyPaymentsPlus. These yearbooks will be for sale...

Teen Leadership in the Community

Teen Leadership in the Community

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

WTV's Jordan Klein shows how Teen Leadership 2 students are putting classroom lessons to practice and helping out the community.   

CTE Centers gives students a head start on law careers

CTE Centers gives students a head start on law careers

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

High school can be a difficult time where students beginning to figure out possible careers they may pursue in life. For Frisco ISD students thinking about a career in law, the CTE Center offers six different courses in the field. “They gain the writing, speaking, and presentation skills required to...

Student Council sponsoring grants up to $500

Student Council sponsoring grants up to $500

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Known for putting on various activities throughout the school year, Student Council is now sponsoring grants up to $500 for various clubs and organizations on campus that submit an  application by May 12. “The clubs have to go through an application process in order to receive the money,” StuCo member Kenedi McCormick said. “So whoever has the best application and seems to have the best ideas. Based on that we hope that clubs will be able to further their activities and really reach out to their audiences.” The application requires clubs to detail what they are planning to do with money from the grant before sending it on to StuCo sponsor Jordan Benton. “Just like FEF does grants for Great Ideas for teachers across the district, StuCo has allocated a portion of our funds raised to be used for grants for clubs that we have on our campus,” Benton said. “The clubs will need to have a valid and satisfactory response to the purpose of their club, how the money will help the school, and what they intend to do with this money.” This year...

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