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  • Interested in serving as Rocky the Redhawk this season? If so, contact Coach Stevens in E100 during advisory

  • Students and staff will be required to wear school ID badges at all times on campus

  • Volleyball plays in the Northwest Tournament Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Cue the music

Cue the music

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

August 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

For many fine arts students, practice and rehearsals began long before the first day of school on Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the all upcoming performances for band, orchestra, choir, and theatre:   Band: Sept. 29 Denton Golden Triangle (Denton) Oct. 2 FISD Marching Band S...

Summer under $10

Summer under $10

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributor

June 1, 2018


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Summer is almost here and that means a lot of free time for many students. But trying to find things to fill time, while not spending an arm and a leg can be challenging. Here’s a list of seven things to do in Frisco for under $10.   1. Get a MoviePass for $9.95 a month. One of my favorite thin...

Review: North Italia brings fresh to the table

Review: North Italia brings fresh to the table

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2018


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North Italia is an Italian restaurant where is everything is made from scratch. The first thing that catches customers' eyes is the glass wall kitchen. Although this is located in the back of the restaurant, it pops out because of the set up of the kitchen and the busy nature of the cooks. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu, and th...

Artistic Expressions: volume 6

Artistic Expressions: volume 6

May 30, 2018


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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.

Vocalists sing their best at state

Vocalists sing their best at state

Kasey Harvey and Melody Tavallaee

May 29, 2018


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Four choir vocalists had the opportunity to compete amongst the best in the state at All State. Qualifying only after a high score at regions, the four made the trip to UT Austin over Memorial Day weekend. “It was a very high level of representation for Liberty High School. These girls were four ...

Pop punk band strikes a chord with debut EP

Pop punk band strikes a chord with debut EP

Roy Nitzan, WTV Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


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Play the Ace is a pop punk band consisting of 3 students on campus. Formed in late fall of 2015, the girls immediately bonded over their shared love for music. Their music combines classic pop punk sounds with a youthful, new perspective. "We originally started like kind of just like to mess ar...

Classic film inspires dance lessons

Classic film inspires dance lessons

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 24, 2018


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Dance 1 students are wrapping up the school year by working on various types of dance, such as musicals. Their latest project involves watching West Side Story, inspired by the play Romeo and Juliet, and writing a paper. “The purpose of the essay is to explain the movie,” freshman Ashley Phill...

Redhawks to work in rhythm with Knights

Redhawks to work in rhythm with Knights

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

May 24, 2018


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Redhawk percussionists are joining forces with the Knights as they perform a joint music piece at Independence’s spring concert Thursday at 7 p.m. “Just in general, getting to do things with people from other schools is always fun for me,” junior Kennedy Williams said. “I love to see how things...

Band ready for final notes of 2017-18

Band ready for final notes of 2017-18

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

May 22, 2018


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After hundreds of hours of practice starting in August, band will showcase its 2017-18 year with their spring concert on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. “I have no expectation,” band director James Weaver said. “I think our hard work has paid off. It’s manifested itself in the amou...

Orchestra season comes to a close

Orchestra season comes to a close

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributer

May 21, 2018


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The final notes of the 2017-18 orchestra season will sound Monday night when their final concert starts at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. “My students have been rehearsing for about a month and a half, ” orchestra teacher Julie Blackstock said. “They have been working really hard and I’m proud...

Bands swing into spring performance

Bands swing into spring performance

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

May 18, 2018


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From small ensembles to choir singers performing with the jazz band, Saturday’s Spring Swing and   from 6-9 p.m. provides the opportunity to see the school’s band in a different light, with the $5 admission charge providing one of the largest fundraising opportunities of the year. “This is our ...

Color guard tryouts Monday

Color guard tryouts Monday

Olivia Howard, Guest Contributor

May 17, 2018


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Looking ahead to the fall, Color Guard tryouts are Monday through Thursday with director Scott Mills searching for students with certain attributes.   “Within the color guard tryouts what we will really be looking for is students having a positive attitude,” Mills said. “With a willingness to tr...

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