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  • August 12 is the first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Boys' track team wins 5A state championship
  • Class of 2021 graduation is Sunday at the Ford Center
  • Friday is the last day of school; it's an asynchronous learning day
While those over the age of 16 have been receiving the COVID vaccine since the beginning of 2021, it was only recently that Pfzier and BioNTech announced that 12-15 year olds may also get their vaccine.
12-15 year olds now allowed to get COVID vaccine
Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2021

As days become longer and warmer, more and more people are looking forward to enjoying the nice weather...

 “For all FISD 2021 graduations, face coverings will be optional for graduating seniors and guests,” FISD said in an email to students. “Sections will be designated at Ford Center at the Star for those wishing to remain masked and seated socially distanced from other households.” 

The change in the mask policy comes just days before graduation, but some students aren’t too concerned.
Masks to be optional at graduation
Trisha Dasgupta, Editor-in-Chief • May 20, 2021

Frisco ISD has announced that masks will be optional for students and families at graduation this Saturday...

WIth an unprecedented rise of COVID cases in India over the past few weeks, many students on campus with relatives living in the country are left concerned. 

“Our family planned to visit our folks in India like many of my other cousins planned,” parent Sumanth Senapathi said. “Unfortunately, we all canceled ours and now hoping to see what unfolds from this near apocalypse situation in India. We don
As Texas opens up, the eyes of many Redhawks look to India
Shreyas Viswanathan, Staff Reporter • May 19, 2021

Sharp rise in cases. Shortage of hospital beds and oxygen tanks. An overloaded healthcare system...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments on the year. Coming in at number 1, track takes home a state title for the boys.
Top sports moment of 2020-2021: #1
Harley Classe, Assisstant Sports Ediotr • May 21, 2021

Wingspan is back again, with the top five sports highlights of the 2020-2021 year. Coming in at #1, the boys’ track team wins the first...

Counting down the last 5 days of school, Wingspan looks at the top sports moments on the year. Coming in at number 2, football makes the playoffs for the first time since 2011.
Top sports moments of 2020-2021: #2
Harley Classe, Assisstant Sports Editor • May 20, 2021

Wingspan is back, counting down the top four sports moments of the 2020-2021 year. Coming in at #2, the Redhawks football team qualifying...

Ready to return the ball,      tennis sets their eyes on the opposite side of the court. On Thursday, the Redhawks take on Georgetown in the UIL 5A state tournament.
Redhawks take flight at UIL 5A state tennis tournament
Harley Classe, Assistant Sports Editor • May 19, 2021

Two Redhawk athletes, sophomores Milla Dopson and Sanjheev Rao compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday against a...

Sophomores Sanjeev Rao and Milla Dopson compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday at 8:00 a.m. in San Antonio at the Northside Tennis Center.
Sophomore tennis players team up seeking state championship
Harley Classe , Assistant Sports Editor • May 19, 2021

Two Redhawks athletes, sophomores Milla Dopson and Sanjheev Rao compete in the Texas UIL 5A mixed doubles state competition Thursday against...

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Artistic Expressions: volume 11
Artistic Expressions: volume 11
May 19, 2021

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...

Cinema Summaries
Cinema Summaries
May 19, 2021

Cinema Summaries is a blog that will cover all things cinema: reviews, upcoming films, and movie news. With new updates multiple times every week, make...

Outside in the band parking lot and socially distanced, the band is finding an opportunity to recognize its members by hosting a banquet Tuesday at 7 p.m. “The event is free, and participants should bring their own food. Students and their families could reserve tables through a form and indicate anyone that they wanted to sit with. Tables will be socially distanced and everyone in attendance will be required to wear a mask," associate director of band Tyler Elvidge said.
Instruments for accolades, band celebrates with year-end banquet
Grant Milleson, Staff Reporter • May 18, 2021

With the school year ending soon, the band is finding an opportunity to recognize its members by hosting a banquet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the band parking...

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