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

August 15 Daily Update
August 15 Daily Update

WTV's Varun Saravanan brings you today's news and announcements including, new COVID protocols, school Chromebooks, and this week's edition of Trivia.

To start off the year, booster clubs on campus are hosting Redhawk Rally on Saturday.
Redhawk Rally starts off the school year
Hannah Beeler, Staff Reporter • August 12, 2022

Students, staff and family will be kicking off the school year with food, fun and performances Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Redhawk Rally.  At the event,...

The campus sees new staff members every year. However, this year, there were more than usual.
Campus welcomes new teachers
Erika Pernis, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

Every year when August hits, the hallways are filled with the faces of both new students and staff. However, this year, the campus has welcomed many more...

In this weekly podcast, editor in chief Athena Tseng and social media editor Jordan Battey talk about a variety of topics regarding high school.
Dumb and Dumber: Back and better than ever
Athena Tseng and Jordan Battey August 12, 2022

Seniors Jordan Battey and Athena Tseng kick off the school year by talking about their summer and their last first day of high school.

Erika Pernis provies us some information of this years rules and policies, with the main change being with grading.
Rules and policies
Erika Pernis, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

With the start of the new school year, here’s a look at some of the rules and policies on campus.  

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...

Teachers were required to pack up and clean up their classrooms by the end of the year. This summer, the campus was refreshed and the floors and walls were redone.
Redhawks return back to campus with new adjustments and renovations
Rachel Kim, Staff Reporter • August 11, 2022

For Frisco ISD staff and students, the first day of the 2022-2023 school year began on Wednesday, a change from previous years.  “The main difference of school starting...

The majority of staff and students make a return to campus after summer vacation. However, for a select few, this fall will be the first time stepping foot into the nest.
Redhawks return to a school year rhythm
Caroline Caruso, Editor-in-Chief • August 10, 2022

Redhawks made their return to campus for the first day of school Wednesday. For these students, the end of summer vacation means readjusting to a seven-hour schedule and...

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...

Pictured: football coaching staff stands on the field during summer practice. Football, track athletes, as well as Red Rhythm and Cheer began practices over the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year.
Summer practices set the stage for fall games
Harley Classe, Editor-in-Chief • August 10, 2022

With school sporting events being put to a temporary stop over at the end of the 2021-2022 school,...

A&E
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...

Pictured: the Redhawk color guard practices in the Vandeventer Middle School gym. Over the summer, the guard, as well as band students, attended Vandeventer for practices in preparation for their fall show, Queen Bee. Despite having to adjust to a new location due to school renovations, both departments were able to get ahead of schedule in their rehearsals for this upcoming year.
The busy bees of band camp
Caroline Caruso, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2022

Though most Redhawk students made their return to campus Wednesday, members of the band and color...

Pictured: Red Rhythm dance squad poses for a picture. Red Rhythm hit the roads over the summer as they traveled to Lakeway, TX for their annual dance camp. The team not only worked on their skills, but they worked on cooperation and bonding as well.
Leaping across the state for annual dance camp
Hannah Beeler, Staff Reporter • August 10, 2022

The Red Rhythm dance team found themselves leaping across the state as they traveled to Lakeway,...

Managing editor Rin Ryu gives his perspective on teacher figures and their salaries.
Why 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...

In this weekly column, Wingspan staff reporter Rhea Advani provides her take on a variety of topics.
Rhea of Sunshine: being yourself
Rhea Advani, Staff Reporter • August 11, 2022

Welcome back to school Redhawks! First of all, I wanted to thank each and every one of you who have been following my page from the...

Staff reporter Faith Brocke expresses her emotions and experiences in her column, Facets of Faith.
Facets of Faith: repurposing terminology
Faith Brocke, Opinion Editor • August 10, 2022

The internet loves to have a field day by taking real-world concepts and terms and redefining them to mean something else entirely.  This...

Upcoming Games
Liberty
Rockwall Heath
Aug 16 /6:30 p.m. / Volleyball
Liberty
NISD Volleyball Classic
Aug 18 /TBA / Volleyball
Liberty
Rock Hill Twilight Invitational
Aug 19 /6:45 p.m. / Cross country
Poll

What are you looking forward to the MOST this year?

Loading...

Sorry, there was an error loading this poll.

Interactive Corner

Quiz: What grade level describes YOU the best?

image
Loading...

There was an error. Please try again.

5 Total Questions