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Choir hosts Coffeehouse

Choir hosts Coffeehouse

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

February 21, 2019


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Coffee, desserts, and music are all part of choir’s annual Coffeehouse at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria on Thursday. “Coffeehouse is our spring type of solo performance to showcase a lot of talent from people who may want to perform individually,” choir director Toni Ugolini said. “ We’ve got a l...

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

February 20, 2019


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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 feature.

Red Rhythym sweeps at Danceline USA Ring of Champions

Red Rhythym sweeps at Danceline USA Ring of Champions

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

February 19, 2019


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Red Rhythm swept the Danceline USA Ring of Champions competition at Celina High School on Saturday, winning the both the Grand Champions Large Team and was the First Runner up in overall Grand Champs. “I think they did an amazing job they put in a lot of work and time and dedication to their goals a...

Band scores most 1st chair state honors

Band scores most 1st chair state honors

Dea-Mallika Divi, Assignment Editor

February 19, 2019


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Four out of five All-State band students were named 1st chair in their categories, the most in the state, at the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Convention in San Antonio. “It’s awe inspiring,” band director Jamie Weaver said. “Especially after seeing that we had the most amoun...

Responding to its growing popularity, Angie Thomas visits Independence

Responding to its growing popularity, Angie Thomas visits Independence

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

February 19, 2019


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New York Times best-selling author Angie Thomas paid a visit to Independence high school on Friday to promote her new book, On the Come up. “In many ways this is a coming of age story for this young black girl,” Thomas said to the audience. “When we say ‘coming up’ so many times we mean gr...

Showcasing their pieces, VASE sends four Redhawk artists to state

Showcasing their pieces, VASE sends four Redhawk artists to state

Aaron Boehmer, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


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Artists from across Region 10 gathered at Prosper High School on Saturday for the annual VASE competition, with four students advancing to the state contest in April. “I felt relatively calm about VASE because I've done it before and I put in all the effort I could,” junior Zoe Meeker said via text. “Th...

Tuning up for all-state performances

Tuning up for all-state performances

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

February 14, 2019


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Several all-state orchestra students on traveled to San Antonio’s Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Wednesday to partake in the largest music educators convention in the nation. Once there, the students had to audition once again for the featured performances on Saturday.   “This is my first year actually making all state, and sinc...

All eyes on Red Rhythm as they look to maintain their Grand Champion title

All eyes on Red Rhythm as they look to maintain their Grand Champion title

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

February 14, 2019


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Red Rhythm competes at the Danceline North Texas regional dance contest Saturday, where they will be defending their title as Large Team Grand Champions. “Winning Grand Champions has taught me that Red Rhythm is a driven group of individuals and can overcome any obstacle,” drill team director...

Overcoming adversity, singer songwriter shares stories of grit and passion

Overcoming adversity, singer songwriter shares stories of grit and passion

Shreya Jagan, Guest Contributor

February 14, 2019


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Overcoming challenges and adversity for much of his life, Tony Memmel performed Wednesday night at the Frisco ISD Administration Building seeking to inspire others and to encourage them to never give up. “I was born without a left hand, my whole life I’ve learned to do things a little differen...

All-state flutist finds freedom in dance

All-state flutist finds freedom in dance

Ava Peinhardt, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


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A small group of band students is auditioning as qualifiers for all-state Wednesday through Saturday with one of them a freshman, flute player Jeamin Yun. Joining a group of seniors in San Antonio, Yun continues something of a school tradition. “We’ve had four freshmen who’ve made all-state in the pas...

Preparing for UIL with Pride and Prejudice

Preparing for UIL with Pride and Prejudice

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

February 13, 2019


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The classic Pride and Prejudice is being performed by theatre Wednesday and Thursday at 7  p.m. in the auditorium as part of its preparations for its UIL competition Feb. 28th. “We've been having rehearsals since the start of the school year in regards to reading the script and seeing how we're go...

Overcoming challenges message of Wednesday’s free performance

Overcoming challenges message of Wednesday’s free performance

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

February 13, 2019


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Award-winning singer-songwriter Tony Memmel is performing at the Frisco ISD Administration Building boardroom Wednesday at 6 p.m. in a community event open to parents and students over the age of 8. Born with only one hand, Memmel taught himself to play the guitar by attaching a guitar pick to his arm with g...

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