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Wait is over, prom is Saturday

Wait is over, prom is Saturday

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Prom is Saturday night from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. at the W Hotel and at least 355 students have tickets for the once a year in event. “Throughout high school, you’ll have multiple homecomings and only one prom,” senior Ashlyn Craig said. “It’ll be so much different and better than the others, so...

Juniors only night prepares students for college

Juniors only night prepares students for college

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Frisco ISD hosted a “Just for Juniors” night for students and parents of the Class of 2018 on Wednesday night at Wakeland. The presentation gave students and their families the opportunity to learn about the overall college application process. “I think that it is very important to learn about the col...

Playing piano pays off

Playing piano pays off

Divya Murali, WTV Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Many students on campus have jobs, however one student is her own boss. Junior Uttaraa Garg, utilizes her long-term talent as a way to encourage young students who are new to piano. “I started teaching piano and violin since I was 13,” Garg said. “I started playing piano when I was three...

7 advance to international HOSA conference

7 advance to international HOSA conference

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

12 HOSA students competed in the state competition last weekend with one team earning second place and seven team members advancing to the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando June 21-24. “HOSA did great,” HOSA sponsor Maribeth Thomas said. “We had twelve kids qualify for stat...

History students build book of knowledge

History students build book of knowledge

Ariela Rodrigues, WTV Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Since the beginning of the school year, students in world history classes have been given their own book of knowledge as a guideline with all of the questions, pictures and articles laid out for them, but for the rest of the school year they will have to build it themselves. “The big part is that ownership in your work vers...

Lab teaches transpiration

Lab teaches transpiration

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students picked four bedding plants to place in four different conditions, humid, windy, sunny, and control. Each plant is then placed in a Ziploc bag with soil in it. Once that was completed they recorded the initial mass of the plants before beginning the experiment. After that each plant is pl...

Senior service hours due Saturday

Senior service hours due Saturday

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Seniors wanting a red service cord to wear at graduation must submit their volunteer hours Saturday via x2vol. In order for the required 100 hours to count, they must be both logged and verified. “When seniors enter those hours, they should be putting their volunteer coordinator’s contact infor...

HOSA heading to state

HOSA heading to state

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

12 HOSA students and their sponsors are heading to Corpus Christi Thursday for the Texas HOSA State Competition from Friday through Sunday. The competition includes various events related to health and medicine and is an opportunity to demonstrate the skills competitors have. “They compete against othe...

New system makes finding books easier

New system makes finding books easier

Rigre Garciandia, WTV Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Libraries need to be logically organized in a way that makes it easy for someone to find what they are looking for and school librarian Jeana Chetty has been working on a new organization system. Traditionally, books have been arranged in alphabetical order, by author name, which means that books...

HAC takes the app store

HAC takes the app store

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

There is now an app for Home Access Center (HAC) to make it easier for parents and students to access information. The district has a PDF to explain how the app works with the app available on both the App Store and Google Play. “The purpose of the app is to provide a convenient alternative to...

School finishes second in District 13-5A UIL meet

School finishes second in District 13-5A UIL meet

Wingspan Staff
March 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The District 13-5A academic meet was held on campus Friday and Saturday with hundreds of students competing in more than a dozen events. The top three individuals in each competition and the first place team in each event advance to the 5A Region II meet April 7-8 at Prosper High School. Here's a...

UIL teams take on district

UIL teams take on district

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

UIL 13-5A academic teams compete in the district meet in classrooms throughout campus on Friday and Saturday. Journalism, computer science and debate take place after school Friday and the remainder of the events take place Saturday. “Every year I hope we do as best we can, but here at Liberty we have...

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