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Artistic Expressions: volume 5

Artistic Expressions: volume 5

April 18, 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.

Review: Meso Asia

Review: Meso Asia

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018


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Off of Preston Road, a huge “Grand Opening” inflatable by a brand new fine oriental bistro greets cars passing by. Meso Asia is a Japanese and Chinese restaurant with many sushi options in the Frisco area. The restaurant had its opening last month, but is still promoting its food to neighborhoods nearby ...

Band seeks to score well at UIL

Band seeks to score well at UIL

Brelyn Bashrum, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2018


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The pieces have been practiced, the notes fine-tuned and Tuesday through Thursday, the concert bands will put it to the test at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contests. “It seems tense in the time of performance because it’s been a while since our last performance- which was in February,” Symphonic Winds...

Review: Desserts with an Asian flair

Review: Desserts with an Asian flair

Olivia Howard, Guest Contributor

April 13, 2018


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Hi Sweetie, is not your typical ice cream or dessert place. This shop sells Thai-style desserts including, boba tea that you can drink out of light bulbs, and of course the famous rolled ice cream. The shop allows full access to watching the ice cream being made, making sure the order is right and building up...

Carving their creativity

Carving their creativity

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Pre-AP art carves into linoleum blocks in their latest project, after designing compositions for the six-by-six blocks, proceeding to roll them in paint and press the pieces onto paper to create detailed prints. “The class designed three compositions, which would each evoke an emotion,” Pre-AP Ar...

Little Women, big awards

Little Women, big awards

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

April 10, 2018


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Theater’s rendition of Little Women may have premiered back in November, but the show is still receiving recognition after being nominated for several Dallas Summer Musical High School Musical Awards, the most in Frisco ISD. “It’s very exciting to have that recognition,” theater director He...

Showcasing their learning through choreography

Showcasing their learning through choreography

Olivia Howard, Guest Contributor

April 9, 2018


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Choreographing their own pieces is the latest assignment for Dance I classes on campus, utilizing technique students have learned about and practiced all year. “I love to start this project because I get to see all of the talented students show the choreography skills and creativity,” dance t...

Flurry of flags to fly Friday

Flurry of flags to fly Friday

Brelyn Bashrum, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Varsity color guard teams throughout Frisco ISD are showcasing their talents at the Frisco Flag Night Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Lebanon Trail High School. “The purpose of Frisco Flag night is to get all the Frisco Color guards together and give them a chance to perform for each other,” color guard d...

Red Rhythm performs at ballpark

Red Rhythm performs at ballpark

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

April 6, 2018


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Frisco ISD council of PTA’s has a spirit night at tonight’s Rough Riders game at Dr. Pepper Ballpark. As part of the pre-game entertainment, Red Rhythm will perform on a different field than they are accustomed to. “I think the biggest difference between performing on a baseball field and a football ...

Choir hopes to strike a chord at UIL

Choir hopes to strike a chord at UIL

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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Choir hopes to show off their skills while competing at UIL this weekend aiming to make this year’s competition their best. “I think this year has the potential to be our best year,” choir director Bruce Stevenson said. “We have a bigger choir, we’ve worked harder, it’s a more balanced cho...

Review: Cane’s is the copycat

Review: Cane’s is the copycat

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2018


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Fried chicken; a crisp delicacy founded by the Scots and enhanced in flavor by African Americans when introduced to southern America. There are two restaurants in the area known for their chicken and a controversial who-is-better battle; Layne’s and Cane’s. Not only do their  names rhyme, but their menus are virtually the same, and they are in direct competition with one another. However, only one can claim to better than the other. Both restaurants are centered around their chicken. Cane’s chicken isn’t the most flavorful thing in the world a...

Sweet victory for cupcake competitors

Sweet victory for cupcake competitors

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2018


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All six food science and culinary classes are meeting head-on for the annual cupcake wars on Wednesday and Thursday, where students will compete for the title of best cupcakes. The competition is inspired by Food Network’s TV show Cupcake Wars, but integrates the knowledge students have acquired from their culinary arts classes. “I was loo...

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