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Dropping class chaos

Dropping class chaos

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor
November 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Dropping out of AP classes is becoming more chaotic and difficult for the teachers and students. Students are only allowed to drop out of a Pre-AP/AP class after the first six weeks grading period or at the end of a semester. While dropping out of a Pre-AP/AP class can save some students from ge...

Shutting off AC makes for uncomfortable afternoon events

Shutting off AC makes for uncomfortable afternoon events

Megan Lin, Guest Contributor
November 3, 2015
Filed under Opinion

For many students, the decision on what to wear can sometimes depend on the day’s class schedule rather than the weather outside as no two classrooms in the school are the same temperature. Teachers have the right to keep their rooms at temperatures of their discretion and there may be some outlyi...

Hallway etiquette tips

Hallway etiquette tips

Haley Flores, Guest Contributor
November 2, 2015
Filed under Opinion

In the past 20 years, Frisco ISD has built 60 schools and has grown by more than 50,000 students with this number expected to continue growing. However, the rising tide of students in the school district has caused an overflow in the hallways. FISD high schools are designed to hold up to 2,100 students with many ...

Frisco needs to take a timeout on sports

Frisco needs to take a timeout on sports

David Figueroa, Guest Contributor
October 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Frisco is a community dominated mainly by sports, so much so that you cannot go anywhere without hearing somebody talking about last night’s game. No matter where I am, I am always confronted with questions such as “What’s your favorite team?”, “Did you see the game last night?”, “What...

The dispenser dilemma

The dispenser dilemma

Imani Jones, Guest Contributor
October 28, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Call me crazy, but it seems like hand sanitizer dispensers should have some hand sanitizer in them. Almost every classroom has at least one hand sanitizer dispenser stuck to the wall. There also are a few in the cafeteria. They’re in place to give students easy access to hand sanitizer, useful after ...

Work Hard. But what about nice?

Work Hard. But what about nice?

Reilly Martens, Guest Contributor
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Awkward. You just made eye contact with that girl you used to be friends with in seventh grade. Get out your phone as a distraction so you don’t have to say hi. Except now there’s a whole group of people you used to hang out with freshman year. Even more awkward. Or is it? Are these situations rea...

Oh, Crickets

Oh, Crickets

EunJae Kim, Guest Contributor
October 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Oh, crickets OH, CRICKETS Get out get out get out CNN student news has been telling me about how nutritional you are If you don’t get out I will call a gourmet restaurant to eat you alive   Where’s the exterminator? I’m asking you, WHERE IS THE EXTERMINATOR? chirp...

Caffeine consumption concerns

Caffeine consumption concerns

Jay Schlaegel, Assignment Editor
October 20, 2015
Filed under Opinion

I had a late night Friday and an early morning Saturday. I woke up groggy and incoherent. Caffeine was calling my name. I consumed coffee. The day progressed, my exhaustion returned. Caffeine was again calling my name. I downed a Dr. Pepper. I washed my car. My exhaustion returned. Caffeine was c...

Backstage at ACL

Backstage at ACL

Halle Barham, Sports Director
October 9, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For those who have lived under a rock or have chosen to live a boring life, Austin City Limits, one of the country’s best music festivals has begun. Ranked among top festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits provides endless hours of entertainment, local food caterers,...

Application overload

Application overload

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter
October 2, 2015
Filed under Opinion

College applications are the looming dread hanging over each high school senior. After surviving through freshman, sophomore and the rigorous junior year, high school students entering their final year of grade school have to face the ominous step of actually applying to college. As exciting as t...

The consequences of the AP Drop Policy

The consequences of the AP Drop Policy

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor
September 28, 2015
Filed under Opinion

According to Frisco ISD academic guidelines, a student may only drop a Pre-AP/AP class after the first six weeks grading period or at the end of the semester. At face value, this policy sounds pretty reasonable. But over the past couple of years, the counselors have had an understandable amount of diffi...

New cafeteria choices do not disappoint

New cafeteria choices do not disappoint

Riley McGuiness, Staff Reporter
September 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

With the new year now in full swing, the cafeteria has come up with new meal options for students to enjoy. Among these new additions, are miniature pancakes with maple syrup bits, Pillsbury cherry pastry twisters, and a new style of baking cookies. Even if past cafeteria experiences have left a...

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