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

WINGSPAN

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

WINGSPAN

August 16 Daily Update
August 16 Daily Update

WTV's Lauren Pratt brings you today's news, including online school fees, parking permits, and today's sports.

In order for student drivers to park on campus during the school year, they are required to have a parking permit. Permits for the full year cost $50, and the permit application can be found onlineschoolfees.com.
Parking permit sales open for student drivers
Saachi Kuchu, Producer • August 16, 2022

Students who want to park on campus must have a parking permit. Permits for the full year cost $50 and permits for a semester cost $35.  These permits...

National Merit Scholars are determined by the PSAT/NMSQT test results. The FISD class of 2022 had more students earn scholarships than any other district in Texas, with 73 students earning the distinction.
FISD hits highest amount of National Merit Scholars in Texas
Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter • August 15, 2022

It’s been nearly three months since the Frisco ISD class of 2022 graduated, but they are still earning accolades as FISD graduated more National Merit...

In The Scoop, the four Editors-In-Chiefs, Athena Tseng, Erika Pernis, Caroline Grace, and Harley Classe, sit down and talk about their Wingspan journey.
The Scoop: an introduction
Athena Tseng, Erika Pernis, Caroline Caruso, and Harley Classe August 16, 2022

With the new leadership for this school year, The Scoop features the four Editors-In-Chief and breaks down the behind-the-scenes of the newsroom.

Trivia with Trevino: school history
Trivia with Trevino: school history
Alex Trevino, Segment Producer • August 15, 2022

On this week's edition of Trivia, WTV's Alex Trevino tests students' knowledge on the school.

The administration building is frequently the site of board meetings and other district-related occurrences. Frisco ISD was given an A rating by the Texas Education Agency Monday in all categories, making it the largest district in the North Texas area to receive such a distinction.
Frisco ISD given superior score by TEA
Caroline Caruso, Editor-in-Chief • August 16, 2022

The Texas Education Agency released accountability rating grades for Texas districts Monday, with Frisco ISD receiving a superior “overall” score in three domains:...

A new grading system has been implemented on campus, eliminating the distinction between major and minor grades. All assignments are now weighted equally, and there are frequent opportunities for reassessment.
New grading system implemented campus-wide
Erika Pernis, Editor-In-Chief • August 15, 2022

With the start of the new school year, a new grading system has taken effect on campus. Instead of having both minor and major grades, all grades will be weighted the same....

The long-awaited FISD employee clinic had its grand opening recently, allowing employees to get free minor health care.
FISD employee clinic provides free health services
Athena Tseng, Editor-In-Chief • August 12, 2022

A new Frisco ISD employee benefit is now available as the FISD Employee Clinic recently opened. The clinic is a shared space with Children's Health Andrews Institute for Orthopedics...

The Redhawks placed second overall in the Sawyer Camillo Memorial Tournament over the weekend, and they hope gain another win on Tuesday. They head to Rockwall Heath on Tuesday, where they play in a non district contest game.
It’s Hawk vs. Hawk Tuesday on the court
Haley Ward, Sports Editor • August 16, 2022

It is a battle of the hawks Tuesday as the Redhawk volleyball team heads to Rockwall Heath to face the...

Starting the 2022 season before the school year began, the Redhawks volleyball team is filling  its non-district schedule with tournaments and other games. The team is back on the court Tuesday when they travel  to Rockwall Heath.
Volleyball scores wins in Sawyer Camillo Memorial Tournament
Haley Ward, Sports Editor • August 15, 2022

Starting their season with tournament play, the Redhawks volleyball team took part in the Sawyer Camillo...

With expectations high, football is kicking of their season with their first scrimmage against the Panther Creek Panthers Friday at 7:00 p.m. at Panther Creek High School.
Football tackles new season
Harley Classe, Editor-in-Chief • August 12, 2022

Football season is in full swing as the team closes out summer practice and begins preparations for their...

The opening of Panther Creek High School led to the readjusting of UIL districts. “With FISD schools in three different districts, this expands the opportunity for schools to make the playoffs,” Campus Athletic Coordinator Matt Swinnea said.
New Frisco ISD schools means new UIL districts
Harley Classe, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

The opening of Panther Creek High School on Wednesday, and its first varsity season, along with Emerson...

A&E
From Monday to Wednesday, students will have the opportunity to audition for a role in this years musical. Unlike previous auditions, students are required to sing, dance, and do cold reads.
Theatre students prepare for this year's musical
Andrew Jauregui, Interactive Media Editor • August 16, 2022

The school musical for the 2022-2023 school year was announced to be Spongebob Squarepants: The Musical...

Senior Aarya Oswal introduces herself as the new host for Acoustic Avenue.
New Year, New You, New Groove
Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter • August 15, 2022

New year, new you, new groove. Welcome back to Acoustic Avenues! I am excited to take up the venture...

This week, Andrew Jáuregui covers a summer box office hit, Thor: Love and Thunder.
Thor: Mistake and Blunder
Andrew Jáuregui, Interactive Media Editor • August 12, 2022

Remember the version of Thor from Infinity War, the broken man with nothing left to lose, broken by years...

In this weekly column, Wingspan staff reporter Rhea Advani provides her take on a variety of topics.
Rhea of Sunshine: college
Rhea Advani, Staff Reporter • August 16, 2022

As college application season is approaching for the Class of 2023, many colleges now have different requirements due to prolonged...

Despite understanding its importance, climate change wasnt something Managing Editor Rin Ryu put much thought into. However, seeing its daily impact sparked a new found interest.
Why you should care about climate change
Rin Ryu, Managing Editor • August 15, 2022

Climate change has always been a topic I never paid much attention to, despite its importance. Although the numerous effects of global...

Trailing the national average by more than 
$7,500, Texas ranks 26th in the nation in teacher pay according to the
National Education Association.

In the eyes of managing editor Rin Ryu, this isnt nearly enough when viewed through the lens of the impact a teacher can have on a student.
Teachers should be paid more
Rin Ryu, Managing Editor • August 12, 2022

Around 3.7 million people in the United States have dedicated their careers to teaching. Teachers provide students with a solid foundation...

Upcoming Games
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NISD Volleyball Classic
Aug 18 /TBA / Volleyball
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Rock Hill Twilight Invitational
Aug 19 /6:45 p.m. / Cross country
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Aug 23 /4:00 p.m. / Tennis
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