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Audrey Hepburn makes her debut on campus

Audrey Hepburn makes her debut on campus

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

September 13, 2019

Over the last year, one canvas has been the home to dozens of paintings. Currently AP drawing students junior Emma Varela and junior Nayel Nasifa have been working on a portrait from one of their favorite movies. “We decided to do Audrey Hepburn because we both love the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s...

Once in the shadows, now in the spotlight

Once in the shadows, now in the spotlight

Maddie Aronson and Eden Brim

September 12, 2019

Every September, schools and libraries across the nation host Banned Books Week, an event that highlights controversial books, and defend students' rights to reading books written from all perspectives. “[Banned book week] is all about speaking out against censorship that happens. It started in 1...

Artistic Expressions: volume 8

Artistic Expressions: volume 8

September 11, 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.

Jazz band begins audition process early

Jazz band begins audition process early

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

September 10, 2019

Jazz band is launching their audition process earlier than usual this year, with preparation for the school’s second Winter Extravaganza in mind. Students will begin auditioning for the ensemble in the middle of the week during class. The audition process is modeled after All-Region auditions sched...

Fashion II student ties loose ends for Red Rhythm

Fashion II student ties loose ends for Red Rhythm

Yael Even, Managing Editor

September 9, 2019

Fashion II student, senior Julianna Brooks gets real hands on experience as she has the chance to help out Red Rhythm. As Red Rhythm needs a few repairs here and there on their costumes, Brooks is willing to help. “Last year I took Fashion Design I, we made scarves and did other projects there,...

No instruments allowed at Bach to School Bash

No instruments allowed at Bach to School Bash

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

September 6, 2019

Orchestra students will leave their instruments behind and head down to Russell Creek Park in Plano at 5:30 p.m. for a night of food, games, and a snowball fight at the annual Bach to School Bash. “I hope that everyone will have fun and make new friends because a lot of times you don't see people f...

Investigation begins in the art room

Investigation begins in the art room

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

September 5, 2019

The College Board has eliminated Range of Approaches (Breadth) from the AP Art and Design portfolio rubric, allowing students to focus further on depth and inquiry within the Sustained Investigation and Selected Works sections.  “The structure is more focused on process rather than product,” AP art teacher...

Monet and masterpieces provide perspective and inspiration

Monet and masterpieces provide perspective and inspiration

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

August 30, 2019

AP art students expand their horizons on Friday as they head to Fort Worth to visit the Kimbell Museum’s Monet: The Late Years exhibition.  “The purpose of this field trip is to see the later year works of Monet and to learn about impressionism and what made his work so important and cont...

Band launches annual Blitz Fundraiser

Band launches annual Blitz Fundraiser

Eden Brim, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

Racing against clock, band members will parciticpate in Band Blitz on Thursday, where they ask friends and family for donations in order to raise the most amount of money within 45 mintues in an attempt to meet their goal of $46,000.  “It’s my favorite fundraiser,” band director Jamie Weaver...

Band reaches for the sky with marching show theme

Band reaches for the sky with marching show theme

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

August 27, 2019

The first halftime performance of the year for the Redhawks marching band, featuring every student in the program in a show for the next few weeks, takes to the turf on Friday at Memorial Stadium. “We have three weeks of what’s called a Spirit Show, it’s super simple and only involves six different m...

Senior brings AP Art History back to campus

Senior brings AP Art History back to campus

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

August 26, 2019

AP Art History is making a comeback on campus this year, returning years later after being revived by senior Giorgia Mastrolorenzo, who spent the last school year securing enough enrollment for the course.  “The process of making AP Art History class was basically just one of attempting to con...

Popeyes sparks social media feud

Popeyes sparks social media feud

Yael Even, Managing Editor

August 26, 2019

Using social media to help launch its new chicken sandwich, visits to Popeyes spiked more than 100 percent on Aug. 21 as the frenzy reached a peak. Now, nearly a week later, the sandwich is temporarily unavailable at most Popeyes in the Frisco area. Here's a look at some of the reaction on Twitter. ...

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