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

WINGSPAN

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

WINGSPAN

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

WINGSPAN

November 28 Daily Update
November 28 Daily Update

WTV's Karina Grokhovskaya brings you today's news and announcements, including HGAP Posters, the new tardy policy, and this week's edition of Trivia.

AP Human Geography students focus on analyzing the world’s cultural history and change in demographics over time. In a project about the world’s major religions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, students worked on informational posters hung in the hallway.
HGAP students explore religion through poster project
Rayan Mansoor, WTV Staff Reporter • November 28, 2022

Walking down the social studies hall is a tour through the world’s religions as posters line the walls and lockers. AP Human Geography is a class...

Chemistry is a passion for senior Vishnu Vasudev. He has been able to use his creativity and imagination to perform experiments with limited access to resources.
Senior finds magic in mixing and performing at-home experiments
Rachel Kim, Staff Reporter • November 18, 2022

From the age of five, magic has been an interest for senior Vishnu Vasudev.  However, it was not the typical spells and charms seen in books and...

Trivia with Trevino: Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Trivia with Trevino: Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Alex Trevino, Staff Reporter • November 28, 2022

In this week's installment of Trivia with Trevino, Wingspan's Alex Trevino puts students to the test on some of the biggest shopping days of the year.

The numbers behind Black Friday
The numbers behind Black Friday
Sankeertana Malakapalli, Guest Contributor • November 21, 2022

One of the busiest shopping days of the year is expected to be Friday. Known as Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving is the unofficial start to the...

he schools updated tardy policy went into effect on Monday. Students in the main hallways after the first bell will be sent to get a tardy slip and students in academic hallways will be marked late for class by teachers.
Tardy policies updated on campus
Varun Saravanan, Executive Producer • November 28, 2022

Just before the break, students were sent an email about an update to tardy procedures. According to school administration, there has been an increase in the number of students...

The door policy on campus has been updated, with the front doors being the only ones open during the school day. The new policy has been implemented to promote safety. Previously doors such as the ones leading to the student parking lot would be open during passing periods for students that had late arrival or CTE classes.
New door policy set to improve campus safety
Erika Pernis and Athena Tseng November 18, 2022

State officials in Austin are making $400 million available to help school districts in improving safety measures such as replacing or upgrading doors, windows, fences, and...

Taylor Swift fans across the country and on campus have spent hours on Ticketmaster and SeatGeek waiting to get tickets for her upcoming tour. The presale was such a success that Ticketmasters general sale has been cancelled.
Swifties and scalpers rush to buy tickets for Taylor Swift's tour
Maya Silberman, Managing Editor • November 17, 2022

Hours spent refreshing Ticketmaster and SeatGeek has been the story for thousands of Taylor Swift fans across the country, waiting to get tickets for her upcoming tour. Due...

Seeking out a win heading into break, the girls basketball team plays in the Allen Hoopfest Tournament. They are playing in the gold bracket Thursday through Saturday at Allen High School.
Girls' basketball enters break with Allen Hoopfest
Addyson Schick, Assistant Sports Editor • November 18, 2022

In their 2nd preseason tournament, the girls' basketball team is playing in the gold bracket of the Allen...

With a busy break ahead, the boys basketball team plays the Naaman Forest Rangers at 7:00 p.m. and then on Monday, they’ll be heading to Lone Star High School for the Lone Star Shootout. This will be a good base to see how we stand with some teams in our district,” head coach Stephen Friar said.
Boys' basketball aiming to soar over break
Vaughn Perez, Sports Reporter • November 18, 2022

The boys’ basketball team is looking to have a busy start to Thanksgiving Break, with the Redhawks...

Wrestling faced Northwest High School and Princeton High School on Wednesday, with early season challenges of illness and injuries from the boys, and a lack of players from the girls. Despite the set backs, the boys saw a 42-42 win against Princeton, and the girls won five of their eight individual matches on Wednesday.
Wrestling receives mixed results on the mat
Haley Ward, Sports Editor • November 17, 2022

Wrestling battled against Northwest High School and Princeton High School on Wednesday, with the boys...

Wingspan’s featured athlete for 11/17 is freshman Jacy Abii.
Featured Athlete: Jacy Abii
Haley Ward, Sports Editor • November 17, 2022

Wingspan: When did you start playing basketball? Abii: “I started playing basketball about as soon...

A&E
In this weekly column, seniors Aarya Oswal and Emily Thomas provides their take on a new albums, concerts, and artists.
Acoustic Avenues: a remastered moMINTs
Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter • November 28, 2022

Even though Tobe Nwigwe released moMINTs back in August, Nwigwe returned with a sister album, moMINTs...

Thanksgiving break provided students with a chance to relax, but for some, the break served as an opportunity to prepare for the All-Region audition on Thursday. The audition allows band students to show off their musical talent and hard work.
Band students prepare for All-Region
Grant Milleson, Staff Reporter • November 28, 2022

As many students enjoyed a relaxing Thanksgiving break, some band students were beginning their final...

Theatre students will participate in the Texas Thespians Festival Thursday through Saturday. The festival serves as an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in the theatre world.
Thespians immerse themselves in a world of theatre
Hannah Beeler, Staff Reporter • November 18, 2022

From wig making workshops to watching monologues theater students will be immersed in the world of theater...

In this weekly column, staff reporter Shannon Christian writes about the myths of healthcare and how it impacts students.
Dr. Germ: complex implications 
Shannon Christian, Staff Reporter • November 28, 2022

Prior to Thanksgiving break, I spent my last two shifts at the nursing home that I had rotated at for six weeks. At this facility I...

Staff reporter Faith Brocke expresses her emotions and experiences in her column, Facets of Faith.
Facets of Faith: educating yourself
Faith Brocke, Staff Reporter • November 18, 2022

In a world whirling with political, social, and economic turmoil, it can be hard to stay up to date with everything that’s going...

Real Talk: Thanksgiving
Real Talk: Thanksgiving
Lauren Sinclair, Segment Producer • November 18, 2022

In this week's installment of Real Talk, WTV's Lauren Sinclair talks to students about Thanksgiving.

Upcoming Games
Liberty
Dallas Jesuit
Nov 29 /8:00 p.m. / Boys Basketball
Liberty
Plano West
Nov 30 /6:15 p.m. / Girls Basketball
Liberty
Mansfield ISD Classic
Dec 1 /TBA / Boys Basketball
Poll

This poll has ended.

Will you be traveling out of town for Thanksgiving break?

Loading...

Sorry, there was an error loading this poll.

Interactive Corner

How much do YOU know about turkeys?

image
Loading...

There was an error. Please try again.

10 Total Questions