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A later new year

A later new year

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The Lunar New Year, more commonly known as Chinese New Year, is an age old celebration that revolves around multiple aspects such as superstition, vibrant festive activities, ancestral worship, and traditional zodiac beliefs. With the largest Asian student body in the district, many students on campus a...

Humanities students perform world views

Humanities students perform world views

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students in GT Humanities are enhancing their knowledge of history by creating a performance over a specific world region. The project is designed to convey a specific political or revolutionary thought during their chosen region between the 18th and 20th century. “[The project] has required students to do a...

Healing others, saving lives

Healing others, saving lives

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Life spent helping others with illnesses has taught nurse Mary Thomas and campus nurse Emily Mikeska valuable skills in problem solving and interaction with others. Mary Thomas started out as a full time nurse, which was not her first career option but a backup plan. “I was interested in medi...

Snapchat on a new level

Snapchat on a new level

Melody Tavallaee, Guest Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Snapchat has been increasing in popularity with many students using the social media app to to share what they are doing at all times with their friends. However, a new device, Spectacles by Snap Inc. takes that to a further level as people get to view stories through the eyes of the person sendin...

An aerobic alternative

An aerobic alternative

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Volleyball, wrestling, dance, football and basketball are just some of the ways Frisco ISD students can get their P.E. credit. But there’s another class on campus that allows students to get this credit, while also trying to teach skills that can help students live a healthy lifestyle. “Aerobic fitness is a class, mostly girls, so we kind of gear it towards more of what ...

Cultural immersion

Cultural immersion

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Studying abroad can be a way to enhance cultural perspective, have new experiences and learn a new language. That’s what several students visiting campus hope to get as they spend as they spend a year away from family and friends in Germany. “If you’re really interested in the culture and the...

Going online to learn a new language

Going online to learn a new language

Justice Starks, WTV Staff Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Every first period on “A” days, 12 students learn either Chinese 1, 2, and 3 or American Sign Language 3 from their online teachers. The online courses still count for language credits and offer another unique opportunity. "Because it is an online class we’re able to be in same classes like other people...

ISM showcases research at the Star

ISM showcases research at the Star

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Independent Study and Mentorship students across the district will display their work at the Ford Center at the ISM Research Showcase Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. “The achievements by our ISM students is so incredible, that the Jones Family Foundation wanted to invite our ISM program to use th...

DECA sends 73 to state

DECA sends 73 to state

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students competed in DECA and UIL meets over the weekend with 73 of 90 DECA participants moving on to the state level and two UIL students placing in the top six including Keegan Williams taking 4th in Feature Writing. "We’re starting new with a lot of teams this year, so I really just wanted to ...

DECA and UIL teams ready for Saturday’s competitions

DECA and UIL teams ready for Saturday’s competitions

Aliza Porter and Brooke Colombo
January 13, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The first academic competitions of the new year kick off Saturday with UIL teams competing at Flower Mound High School and DECA students taking part in the District Career Development Conference at Haltom High School. “Each team has been meeting with their coach and practicing getting ready for specific events...

FFA showcases livestock at show

FFA showcases livestock at show

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

FFA students are attending the Collin County Youth Livestock Show through Friday where they are showcasing their supervised agricultural livestock projects. Since the beginning of the school year, students have been raising animals and building projects in their agricultural mechanics workshop to ex...

A book for the ages

A book for the ages

Catie Reeves, Guest Contributor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

More than 50 years after it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was scripted as a movie that ultimately won several Academy Awards, To Kill a Mockingbird is still meaningful in many high school classes in the United States. “Reading To Kill a Mockingbird for our freshmen, just like reading Shakespeare or any of the g...

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