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Say it Louder: no need for high school drama

Say it Louder: no need for high school drama

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

In a group of people, some type of conflict or occasional argument is typically inevitable. However, the stereotypical high school drama you see in movies and shows is usually unrealistic. People can avoid such drama by surrounding yourself with the right kind of people. Everyone has been told this...

Real Talk: more school after testing

Real Talk: more school after testing

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on if there should still be school after all STAAR and AP testing is completed.

All Voices Matter: microaggressions are not small

All Voices Matter: microaggressions are not small

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Microaggressions are used in our daily lives. Described as “a subtle but offensive comment or action directed at a minority or other non dominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype” that are countless examples used on a regular basis. Maybe you’ve hear...

Sincerely Sydney: stay true to you

Sincerely Sydney: stay true to you

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although many teens may not want to admit it, what others think about them is important. It is human nature to care what other people think. Whether it be a friend or a stranger, the opinions of others matter to us. However, when it starts affecting the choices we make and who we are as a person, it ...

Editorial: time to tank class ranks

Editorial: time to tank class ranks

Wingspan Staff
May 2, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

It's not uncommon to hear students lodging complaints about the education system — whether it’s too standardized, too memory-based, or too subjective. But the worst offense to the equal opportunity and treatment that our education system has relied on is the class ranking system and Frisco ISD s...

Say it Louder: smart move to warn parents

Say it Louder: smart move to warn parents

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Frisco ISD sent a letter to parents last week regarding the popular Netflix series (based on the book) 13 Reasons Why. The show is about a girl in high school battling the daily life of being bullied which ultimately leads to her suicide.  With many teenagers intrigued by the show or having already watched the show, it’s understand...

Real Talk: AP test prep

Real Talk: AP test prep

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on AP test prep.

Opinion: preparation is key for end of year chaos

Opinion: preparation is key for end of year chaos

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While the school year is soon coming to a close, and summer only just a little more than a month away, this time of the year is vital for all students. Having three four day school weeks in a row, and two more four day weeks at the end of May, the final two months of the school year are chaotic with students having to stud...

All Voices Matter: don’t touch my hair

All Voices Matter: don’t touch my hair

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Black women possess many different types of hair. There’s straight, curly, and kinky, and they all have a type as well. For example, I have curly 3b hair. To many, I have “good hair”, and people assume that I’m mixed with another race since my hair is apparently better than other black girls, and...

Sincerely Sydney: stop waiting for the weekends

Sincerely Sydney: stop waiting for the weekends

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The weekend is only two days out of the seven, yet many of us focus on the days leading up to those two days, rather than enjoying today. We’re all guilty of saying things like “I just need to get through this week” or “I’ll be in a better mood once this test is over”. What we don’t realize...

Say it Louder: well adjusted child equals well adjusted adult

Say it Louder: well adjusted child equals well adjusted adult

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every action parents perform can impact the way a child acts. Children will not just repeat words and phrases but they will reciprocate actions as well. Everyone is told not to curse around young child, so why would somebody act in a negative manner around them? It has the same effect. Most people...

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.

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