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Officers orchestrate early Thanksgiving

Officers orchestrate early Thanksgiving

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 15, 2019

Mashed potatoes, green beans, pumpkin pie and more filled the table on Thursday night as two weeks before the holiday, the orchestra officer council gathered for its annual officer Thanksgiving.   Planned months in advance, assistant orchestra director Victoria Lien explains the logistics that went into...

Mala Santa shows two sides of Becky G

Mala Santa shows two sides of Becky G

Ana Toro, Guest Contributor

November 15, 2019

Through the intense rhythm of reggaeton and hip-hop, Becky G delivers her debut album “Mala Santa” (Bad Saint). Opening with the single of the same name, she expresses her feelings about constantly being torn between listening to the devil or the angel on her shoulders. Becky’s album is a rollercoa...

Orchestra sends six of their members to All-State

Orchestra sends six of their members to All-State

Lucas Barr, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2019

After months of practicing and auditions, six Redhawks have been accepted to the TMEA All-State orchestra, set to perform with fellow student musicians across the state on Feb. 15 in San Antonio. Orchestra director and TMEA Region 24 chair Julie Blackstock explains that competing for All-State involves...

Artistic Expressions: volume 9

Artistic Expressions: volume 9

November 13, 2019

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.

Donut Tree offers fun take on traditional treats

Donut Tree offers fun take on traditional treats

Ana Cuen Alcelay, Guest Contributor

November 12, 2019

Preparing perfectly glazed donuts, The Donut Tree is a hidden treasure situated behind big chain Walmart, awaiting the entrance of new faces.  As one walks in, the bright colors radiating from the donut display automatically draws one’s attention. From festive holiday donuts, to macarons, to their special flavours like Oreo Creme, there is a variety of hand-made products for everyone.  Although the cake donuts are too thick, for personal preference...

Technique Tuesday keeps students on their toes

Technique Tuesday keeps students on their toes

Seoyeon Stephanie Chung, WTV Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Even though there are still months left until the spring, dance students are already attending their training program to improve techniques for the Red Rhythm auditions in March.

Drawing with the pros

Drawing with the pros

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

November 11, 2019

Portrait painter and art instructor Steve Ko visited H105 on Friday during fourth period to teach art students how to paint the human head through a live acrylic painting demonstration of junior Emma Varela.    “When I was in high school, this was something I was hoping for; a professional ...

Stiles doubles the rhythm on game days

Stiles doubles the rhythm on game days

Grant Milleson, Guest Contributor

November 8, 2019

Freshman Gabby Stiles walks on the football field with the Red Rhythm Dance Team at halftime of Redhawk football games for their weekly performance, but once that is over her job is not done. She walks back and picks up her trumpet and then joins the band for their halftime show as Stiles is not o...

Writing book reviews in exchange for service hours

Writing book reviews in exchange for service hours

Yael Even, Managing Editor

November 7, 2019

Not only does the library offer books to read, but also service hours for writing book reviews. “We allow students to write book reviews for service hours,” librarian Chelsea Hamilton said. “They have to read a book of their own choosing and enjoyment, something that they’ve read in the last ...

Ceramics for a cause

Ceramics for a cause

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

November 6, 2019

Symbolizing the more than 300,000 food insecure children in the North Texas area, National Art Honor Society hosts its first Empty Bowls session Wednesday, where students create ceramic bowls after school in H106.  “All of our profits from Empty Bowls goes towards helping the homeless in the Dallas area,” NAHS chapter pres...

Collin College welcomes students for Dance Day

Collin College welcomes students for Dance Day

Yael Even, Managing Editor

November 5, 2019

Putting their dance skills to the test, Dance 3 and 4 students spent part of Tuesday at the annual Collin College Dance Day at the Plano campus. “I loved the diversity and seeing everyone of different skill levels come together to dance,” senior Alex Rocha said. “I have become a more well ro...

Dancing her way to the top

Dancing her way to the top

Jazmin Stewart, Guest Contributor

November 4, 2019

Many people enjoy sports and dance as a fun hobby. But becoming a National Champion before entering high school is a reality for freshman Avery Roten who placed first at NYCDA Nationals this past summer.  Avery was immersed in dance from a very young age and always showed an interest in dance, f...

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