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DECA returns from international conference

DECA returns from international conference

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

24 students from the campus chapter of DECA attended the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California over the weekend, competing with more than 19,000 students from across the world in the field of business and marketing. “It feels pretty awesome to get this far because it was one of my goals this year, and I'm happy I ac...

Cultural learning through the culinary arts

Cultural learning through the culinary arts

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Celebrating cultures from around the world was the focus of Friday’s International Day in Nija Higgins’ culinary arts and food science classes with each student assigned a country to research and then provide a popular dish representing that culture. “I like to get people out of their comfort...

Fishing for grades

Fishing for grades

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A weekend endeavor for many people, going fishing is part of the current unit for Outdoor Education students as they head to the lake at Turnbridge Limestone Park. “I think it is important because very few kids get the opportunity to go fish,” outdoor education teacher Justin Koons said. “...

DECA visits California for international conference

DECA visits California for international conference

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

DECA members traveled to Anaheim, California Wednesday to the International Career Development Conference, where they will compete against other members from all over the world in the Competitive Events Program. “I'm a very excited and proud to take 24 of our students to compete on an international level with over 19,000 members all over the world,” DECA adviser Chris Ham said. “This is the biggest number of students tha...

Voting Tuesday and Wednesday for Student Council president

Voting Tuesday and Wednesday for Student Council president

April 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Voting in the 2017-18 Student Council presidential election begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday and ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors have received an email containing the link to cast their ballot. This year's candidates are juniors Jeffrey Nebeker and Rohith Perumalla. WTV...

Health science creates first aid notebooks

Health science creates first aid notebooks

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Health Science students are working on a project this week to help them be prepared for actual first aid procedures they might have to perform next year in Health Science 2 and in the real world. “I assigned this project to go along with the American Heart Association CPR class all Health Science 1 ...

Foreign language learning through food

Foreign language learning through food

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Cooking and Spanish culture were the key ingredients in a Pre-Ap Spanish 3 class project on Wednesday as students presented food cooked from different Spanish speaking countries. “I think that the Spanish project is helpful in learning about the Spanish culture because the students will learn ...

English classes focus on environmental issues

English classes focus on environmental issues

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Earth Day is Saturday and the environment is the focus of an English II research assignment with students combining an environmental issue with what they have learned in class. “It's a way to apply the skills you build in class to a real-world situation,” English II teacher Sarah Baker said. ...

Final preparations for AP exams underway

Final preparations for AP exams underway

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students in Advanced Placement classes are gearing up for exams that begin May 1 and conclude May 12 with classes spending the next weeks preparing in a variety of ways. “We’re teaching them the College Board criteria,” AP Human Geography teacher Tim Johannes said. “We’ll practice like ...

Challenge seeks to make happiness a habit

Challenge seeks to make happiness a habit

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

High rates of stress can be found throughout Frisco ISD according to FISD’s Safe Schools Coordinator James Caldwell. Partly as a response to this, the Happiness Advantage Challenge is underway. The 21-day event which ends April 24 is designed to inspire others to develop a more positive outlook by c...

Mini spring break

Mini spring break

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This weekend is a four day weekend with Friday a holiday and Monday being a bad weather make up day, but since we didn’t lose any school days to bad weather, it’s now another day off. While some vacations like Spring Break might slow down the rhythm of lesson plans, this weekend will not affe...

HOSA hosting blood drive Thursday

HOSA hosting blood drive Thursday

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

HOSA and Carter BloodCare are joining forces to host an on-campus blood drive Thursday with students helping to organize and facilitate the event. “We’re just going to be signing people in outside the gyms, making sure they have their forms signed and stuff like that,” HOSA officer Abby Das...

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