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  • Orchestra All-Region clinic/concert Friday & Saturday moved to Independence due to auditorium repair work

  • Blackout at boys' basketball game versus Rowlett Friday in the Nest

  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

All-Region orchestra shifts locations

All-Region orchestra shifts locations

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Following the incident in the auditorium, the Region 24 Orchestra clinic and concert has been moved to Independence High School. “Finding another space that can house musicians, as in Plano, Frisco, and Prosper which is about 600 musicians and having enough space to fit a 133 person ensemble into a...

Songs fill the cafeteria during choir’s winter concert

Songs fill the cafeteria during choir’s winter concert

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 8, 2017


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The show started with Varsity Mixed Choir and Women's Ensemble filing into the cafeteria singing “The Christmas Round.” As varsity left the spotlight, Women's Ensemble sang  “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” and “Grown-Up Christmas List.” Next, Show Choir took the stage for the first time this schoo...

Aiming for All-State, some band students audition at 6A level

Aiming for All-State, some band students audition at 6A level

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Most students and teams are locked into the 5A classification when it comes to competing, but band students have another option in their effort to make All-State. “Texas Music Educators Association, which is TMEA, actually provides an allocation for more students on certain instruments to advance to the are...

Songs of winter to fill the cafeteria Thursday

Songs of winter to fill the cafeteria Thursday

Brooke Colombo and Olivia Howard

December 7, 2017


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Bringing some holiday spirit to the school, choir is putting on a free winter concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Choir director Bruce Stevenson, has been hard at work for months and making sure that this concert will be enjoyable for all audience members. “The choir has been workin...

Dozens make All-Region Band; 16 advance to area

Dozens make All-Region Band; 16 advance to area

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017


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All-Region Band results were released, with over a dozen students advancing to the area level. Here’s a list of those who made it: Advancing to 5A Area- Edward Chen Alto Saxophone 5A AREA Shane Bugni Baritone Saxophone 5A AREA Joshua Lee Bass Trombone 5A AREA Mark Shi Bb Clarinet 5A ARE...

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

December 6, 2017


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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.

Review: Fluellen Cupcakes

Review: Fluellen Cupcakes

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributor

December 5, 2017


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For people with a sweet tooth, Fluellen Cupcakes is the perfect place to visit. Located in Frisco Square right across from Toyota Stadium, it isn't hard to find. The Lemon Delight cupcake along with the signature Banana Pudding cupcake will not leave customers disappointed. The banana cake with cream chee...

Singing comes to a close as musical ends its run

Singing comes to a close as musical ends its run

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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The curtain has closed on the theatre department's production of Little Women, the Musical. WTV's Caitlyn Kleibert takes a look back at the show.

Review: Little Women astonishes in debut

Review: Little Women astonishes in debut

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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The theater program has proven themselves to be nothing short of astonishing as they premiered their production of Little Women, the Musical based on the novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott. The story follows a family of four sisters and their mother, living in New England and trying to sus...

“Little Women” sings to life

“Little Women” sings to life

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

November 30, 2017


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A speed read of the book, but performed on stage, Little Women the Musical, debuts in the auditorium starting Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Featuring a pit orchestra, the play combines dialogue with music and songs in what is an approximate three hour show. “A lot of work has gone into this production,...

Review: An organic hangout for vegans

Review: An organic hangout for vegans

Aaron Boehmer, Guest Contributor

November 28, 2017


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Going vegan is becoming more mainstream and a new coffee house on Rolater Road is the latest local example as Salubrious Juice & More is a 100 percent vegan and organic hangout spot that serves smoothies, coffee, and more. Walking up to the door, customers are greeted with a poster hung on the door ...

Young thespians attend state festival

Young thespians attend state festival

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


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Theater students had an early Thanksgiving break as they went to the Texas Thespian Festival at the Gaylord Convention Center from November 15th to the 18th. This annual festival had over over 8,000 theater students who met other students, performed plays, and competed for nationals in Nebraska. Junior ...

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