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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 we 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.

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.

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