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The app that can make or break friendships

The app that can make or break friendships

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter
January 10, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Snapchat has become the most commonly used social media for teens. One extremely popular feature of the app is streaks which is when two people send a snap to each other for consecutive days. “They [streaks] are very important because they represent my friendship with other people,” sophomore...

WTV Daily Update named southwest’s best

WTV Daily Update named southwest’s best

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

For the second year in a row, the WTV Daily Update has been selected as the Southwest’s Broadcast Excellence Daily Taped show winner by Student Television Network. In just its second year, the WTV Daily Update features coverage of school and community news, sports and campus life. “It’s always nice for the students to ...

Weather postpones first UIL meet

Weather postpones first UIL meet

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The first academic UIL meet of the season at Flower Mound High School has been moved to this Saturday after it was postponed last Saturday due to the blast of winter weather that most of North Texas experienced last weekend. “We were contacted late Friday afternoon by Flower Mound,” campus UIL...

UIL academic season starts Saturday

UIL academic season starts Saturday

Brooke Colombo and Aviance Pritchett
January 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students and teachers are looking towards the upcoming UIL meet in Flower Mound with high hopes for success. UIL Coordinator Jeff Schrantz said a lot of preparation took place leading up to the first meet. “For the last few months, each team has been meeting with their coach and practicing getting...

Rest then retest

Rest then retest

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Winter break is a two week vacation from school which can provide students with an opportunity to forget everything learned before the break started. This can be most pronounced when a test is taken before winter break, with the retest after break. “It’s not an ideal situation, but the retest itself is alrea...

PreAp, AP drop requests now available

PreAp, AP drop requests now available

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
January 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students will begin attending their spring semester classes starting Jan. 17 but those wishing to make a schedule change request can now pick up a form in the counselor’s office. However, students are not allowed to leave class for a schedule change and all PreAP and AP requests must be made by Jan. 12 at 12:30 p.m. ...

Traveling traditions

Traveling traditions

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
January 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

During the winter break from school, many students travel within the United States to vacation or visit relatives, but for some students, holiday travel included jet lag, time changes, and new traditions. “I went to China for two weeks, which is very different than the United States,” sophomor...

Gift exchanges fill the day before break

Gift exchanges fill the day before break

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

The last day before winter break is often filled with parties and movies as the school gets ready to shut down for two weeks. One of the more popular festivities on Friday is a white elephant gift exchange. For English teacher Kacie Smith, the day’s exchange will be all about having a good time. “Wh...

“Midterms” still a thing for some classes

“Midterms” still a thing for some classes

Victoria Gong, WTV Staff Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

Frisco ISD has been finals free for the past five years. While the district doesn’t administer formal midterm or final exams, teachers may still create cumulative semester exams if they want. “In terms of Bio and AP classes in general, having a midterm will help them keep pace, so at the midterm point the...

Cupcake Donations

Cupcake Donations

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

Now that the holidays are coming around, it's time to get in that Christmas spirit. That's just what food science students are doing. WTV's Julia Savage has the story.

Teacher cookie exchange

Teacher cookie exchange

Lucas Barr, Guest Contributor
December 14, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

The PTSA is organizing the Annual Teacher Cookie Exchange for Thursday. Students can sign up to make two dozen cookies and deliver them to the library on Thursday from 8:15-10:00 a.m. in the library. “This year is the 5th annual Liberty PTSA Cookie Exchange,” Liberty PTSA Hospitality Chairwoman ...

Fundraiser comes up short

Fundraiser comes up short

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

The school’s fundraiser for the Samaritan Inn has ended and the money raised by students will be donated despite not raising enough to purchase the designated goal of a lawnmower. In comparison to last year’s fundraiser for the Samaritan Inn, counselor Ryan Kiefer said that the amounts raised are...

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