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Real Talk: class rank

Real Talk: class rank

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to ask students their opinion on class rank.

All Voices Matter: mental health is important

All Voices Matter: mental health is important

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

At school, people experience things differently. Some have both parents, or just one parent, or maybe not any at all. Some have higher expectations when it comes to their grades than others do. Nobody really knows what is going on in everyone else’s lives, and sometimes that can be a problem. Not to s...

Sincerely Sydney: more than a show

Sincerely Sydney: more than a show

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

“Have you watched 13 Reasons Why?” I’m sure many people have heard this question at least once throughout these past few weeks. This captivating new show has become the streaming service’s most tweeted about show with over 3.5 million tweets about the series during its first week. The series...

Say it Louder: importance of positive self image

Say it Louder: importance of positive self image

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Some people don’t truly realize the value of life itself with students all too often seeming to skim over the actuality of how blessed we are. Everyone is guilty of this, and it’s not necessarily something to feel guilty about, but it is healthy to think about how to treat others and yourself be...

Real Talk: proposed budget cuts

Real Talk: proposed budget cuts

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student reaction on some of the proposed budget recommendations for the 2017-18 school year.

Sincerely Sydney: Child Development provides lessons beyond classroom

Sincerely Sydney: Child Development provides lessons beyond classroom

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

For the next couple of weeks, students in the Child Development class will be experiencing what it’s like to be pregnant by wearing a fake baby bump for the day. This project provides many of the students an opportunity to prepare them for the challenges of being an adult and a parent. The bell...

Editorial: budget proposals need further explanation

Editorial: budget proposals need further explanation

Wingspan Staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Frisco ISD Priorities-Based Budget Stakeholder Committee recommended more than 50 proposals at Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting to implement in an effort to save funds in the 2017-18 budget. However, what these proposals failed to provide are itemized explanations as to how the money claimed to be saved will actually be s...

Say it Louder: be nice, it’s not that hard

Say it Louder: be nice, it’s not that hard

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Being nice, it sounds simple, but some people have a hard time grasping the concept. Ever since we were little, we are taught “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” One would think the cheesy statement would be engraved in our brains after having it repeated for years bu...

Real Talk: prom

Real Talk: prom

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on prom.

All Voices Matter: decisions made there could impact us here

All Voices Matter: decisions made there could impact us here

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

We’re only four months into 2017, and there has certainly been a lot of changes, especially within our government. President Trump has proven to be fairly unpopular, which is evident in his 35 percent approval rating; a new low for an American president who has only been in office for a few months. ...

Sincerely Sydney: focus on the person not the label

Sincerely Sydney: focus on the person not the label

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

At some point in life, everyone experiences some form of rejection, taunting, isolation, or ridicule. However, people with disabilities can face this on a daily basis. In this day and age where sexism and racism are not condoned, people should not be treating others with disabilities or disorders any differ...

Opinion: test prep needs to start early

Opinion: test prep needs to start early

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While high school comes with many things to worry about and take care of such as students’ GPA, class rank, report cards, and STAAR tests; but there are two tests that can be of utmost importance for juniors and seniors: the ACT and SAT. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests that juniors and senio...

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