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The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

October 15 Daily Update
October 15 Daily Update

WTV's Cooper Ragle brings you today's news and announcements including a look at physics labs and tennis which continues to advance in the playoffs.

Muslim students  read the Friday afternoon Jummah prayer on campus. “There are five prayers that Muslims have to do every single day, and Jummah is the second prayer of Friday that we have to do,” Treasury Officer of the Muslim Student Association, junior Ifrah Zainab said.
Muslim students hold weekly Jummah prayer
Alveena Naeem, Guest Contributor • October 15, 2021

Faith can be an important aspect of a student's life so rather than missing class time by leaving campus, Muslim students are reading the Friday...

Guppies have helped develop chemistry in Scott Lis social studies classes. Easy to maintain and not causing much of a disturbance, a lot of students love the fish.
Animal attraction: pets find a place on campus
Gisele Maass, Guest Contributor • October 14, 2021

At last, it’s Friday, and that means it's time to eat. And boy is he hungry. After all, he hasn't had anything to eat all week. But...

In this weekly podcast, managing editors Jordan Battey and Athena Tseng talk about a variety of topics, focusing in on things they think are dumb.
Dumb and Dumber: standardized testing
Jordan Battey and Athena Tseng October 15, 2021

With the week of the PSAT, juniors Jordan Battey and Athena Tseng dive deep into the flaws of the school system and standardized testing.

My Life As: violinist
My Life As: violinist
Alicia Hernandez , Staff Reporter • October 15, 2021

On this week's edition of My Life As, a look into the life of violinist, Jacob McRae

Recently, the West Nile virus has been tested positive in some mosquito pools in Frisco. The areas have been treated and no one has been infected so far.
West Nile virus returns to Frisco
Bryce Sena, WTV Staff Reporter • October 15, 2021

If COVID-19 wasn’t enough to keep some people worried, now there are areas of Frisco where another virus is a concern.  Arriving in Texas back in 2012, the West Nile...

For the next upcoming school year, Mexican American studies was approved for all Frisco high schools at Octobers school board meeting, making it the second ethnic studies course offered in FISD, after African American Studies.
Mexican American studies course approved for next school year
Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021

Beginning with the 2022-23 school year, Mexican American studies will be added to all Frisco ISD high school classes. The year-long course will cover the history and significance...

Every month the FISD Board of Trustees meets to discuss school board matters. At the October meeting, new modifications of potential attendance zones.
Proposed attendance zone adjustments announced
Athena Tseng, Managing Editor • October 13, 2021

Frisco ISD presented rezoning plans on Tuesday for elementary, middle, and high schoolers in Northwest Frisco to accommodate for the opening of Panther Creek High School and...

The Redhawks served up dual wins in the first two rounds of playoffs. The team defeated Prosper Rock Hill 10-2 and widened the gap in the following game taking down Dallas Willson 10-0.
Redhawks soar high above Dallas Willson
Harley Classe, Sports Editor • October 15, 2021

The Redhawk tennis team advanced to the third round of the UIL 5A Region 2 team tennis playoffs on Thursday after beating Dallas Willson 10-0. Practice...

With only four games left of their regular district season, Volleyball heads to Heritage High School for a District 9-5A match-up against the Heritage Coyotes. The team is dependent on these final few games to secure a spot in playoffs.
Volleyball looks to take over Coyote Den
Harley Classe, Sports Editor • October 15, 2021

The Redhawks travel to the Heritage’s Coyote Den for a District 9-5A volleyball game on Friday at 5:45 p.m. with hopes of bringing home a win...

With Districts insight, the Redhawks take the course to prepare for the battle ahead. With high hopes for the meet, athletes from all grade levels are seeking record scores.
Cross country races into District meet
Michael Coppinger, Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021

Cross country competes in the District 9-5A meet on Friday morning at Warren Park after it was rescheduled due to rainy weather Thursday.  “We’ve...

A&E
The number of people in American that have cut out gluten from their diet has been rising over the years. Among those saying goodbye to gluten is staff reporter Ashvita Girish and  in this new, weekly blog, she will provide recipes and her take on whether its worth making or not.
Goodbye Gluten
Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter • October 15, 2021

About 3.1 million people around the United States follow a gluten-free diet. One of the main reasons for a gluten-free diet is celiac disease: an autoimmune...

Redhawk eSports closes out a pixel perfect week
Redhawk eSports closes out a pixel perfect week
Zain Rahmani, WTV Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021

The Minecraft team started week 2 of the season strong with Redhawk Trent Walker getting a score of 99, placing him 25 out of 846 players. The Valorant...

Back to in person events, the Redhawk choir will be holding their fall concert tonight in the auditorium, beginning at 7 pm. For Varsity choir member Caroline Caruso, the diverse arrangements of music allow her to improve as a musician.
Choir's "Fall"-la-la-la concert Thursday evening
Trinity Williams, WTV Staff Reporter • October 14, 2021

First concerts and performances of the year tend to be a big deal, as they showcase what students have been working on from just nine weeks in action. This...

Real Talk: PSAT
Real Talk: PSAT
Kate Graham, WTV Staff Reporter • October 16, 2021

WTV's Kate Graham asks students about the...

Staff reporter Madison Saviano explores hot topics and issues that students face in her weekly column Piece by Piece.
Piece by Piece: must-watch movies
Madison Saviano, Staff Reporter • October 15, 2021

I think old movies are severely underappreciated. There...

The number of people in American that have cut out gluten from their diet has been rising over the years. Among those saying goodbye to gluten is staff reporter Ashvita Girish and  in this new, weekly blog, she will provide recipes and her take on whether its worth making or not.
Goodbye Gluten
Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter • October 15, 2021

About 3.1 million people around the United States follow...

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Meet the Staff
Rin Ryu
Rin Ryu
Staff Reporter

Rin Ryu is a sophomore, starting her first year of Wingspan. After becoming an active member of Diversify Our Narrative FISD, she has found a passion for...