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  • Graduation rehearsal Thursday after school in the gym

  • No school Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day)

  • No school Friday (May 26 - bad weather make-up day)

  • June 2 is the last day of school

  • Class of 2017 graduation is June 3 at the Dr Pepper Arena at 1:30 p.m.

10 months of work put on display Thursday

10 months of work put on display Thursday

Fernando Garcia and Marisa Uddin
May 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

After months and months of work, the 2016-17 edition of the Legacy yearbook was distributed during all lunches Thursday. “I am extremely happy with the yearbook especially how the design and everything came together,” yearbook editor-in-chief Kela Thomas said.  “In my opinion, if you compare i...

Singing at state

Singing at state

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
May 25, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Seven choir students are heading to Austin on Saturday where they will begin performing at 3:50 p.m. in the Texas State Solo-Ensemble Contest at UT Austin where they be critiqued on technique, style, diction, vocalism, and energy amongst other things. “The students sing their selection in f...

Recovery road

Recovery road

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

For 12 years, dancing was freshman Taylor Wenzel’s life. But a recent discovery brought her dancing days to a sudden stop. “It happened a year and a half ago,” Taylor said. “I was doing a grand battement. I had a misshapen bone in my hip so it just clipped it kind of weird and tore my hip labrum. I had to get surgery to fix...

17 and pregnant

17 and pregnant

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer
May 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In the blink of an eye, senior Emma Montes’ life was turned upside down. An event typically reserved for adults made a surprise appearance in 17-year-old Montes’ life. “I didn't even know I was pregnant at all,” Emma said. “I was four months pregnant whenever I first went and got my first c...

My Life As: best of 2016-17 (part 1)

My Life As: best of 2016-17 (part 1)

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, My Life As, Showcase

In this week’s My Life As, a look back at the best of the 2016-17 school year.

FISD hosts Family Science Night

FISD hosts Family Science Night

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The physics of popcorn popping, the chemistry of cotton candy and tricks on how to win carnival games will all be part of Frisco ISD's first annual Family Science Night on campus from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. “Family Science Night is a way that our school is getting involved with the communit...

All Voices Matter: depression isn’t one size fits all

All Voices Matter: depression isn’t one size fits all

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When people think of depression, people think of constantly negative people who always talk about how sad they are and how the world has no meaning--basically, they’re just pessimism in human form. However, that’s not exactly the case. There are many types of depression; each different. Some people ...

Artistic Expressions: volume 3

Artistic Expressions: volume 3

May 24, 2017
Filed under A&E, Artistic Expressions, Showcase

Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Football gears up for fall with Tuesday’s spring game

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football is back as the team gears up for its annual spring game Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. on the football field. “I think the way we’ve been practicing we are definitely ahead of where we were last year,” junior quarterback Carson Morris said. “I think that it's good because we can work o...

Making games isn’t child’s play for Strategy Club

Making games isn’t child’s play for Strategy Club

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Kids make up games all the time but for the Strategy Club, making games is no child's play. Started by sophomore George Rao back in February, the club creates original games. “Members of Strategy Club undergo the unique experience of working in small teams to design an original board game from start ...

Rain washes out Senior Night

Rain washes out Senior Night

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A night designed to help seniors go out with a bang, instead left many of those that attended soaked after spending hours in the rain at Six Flags Senior Nite Friday as the special event from 11 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Saturday was disrupted by thunderstorms and the threat of severe weather. “The rain honestly r...

United Colors of Liberty – episode 32

United Colors of Liberty – episode 32

Divya Murali, WTV Staff Reporter
May 22, 2017
Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

In this week’s podcast, Wingspan’s Divya Murali sits down with senior Pranav Subramanian.

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