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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

Theatre prepares to unveil “Little Women”

Theatre prepares to unveil “Little Women”

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


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The curtain will be rising on November 30 as theater presents its fall musical, Little Women. While most students get to rest without work over Thanksgiving break, nearly 80 students on the cast and crew for this production will be utilizing that time to refine their skills before the show. “We’ve ...

Thespian Festival to provide countless opportunities for theatre students

Thespian Festival to provide countless opportunities for theatre students

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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33 students along with theatre director Heather Willingham are starting the week long Thanksgiving break early as they take part in the Texas Thespian Festival in Grapevine Thursday through Saturday. “We’re going to have close to eight thousand students in Texas and surrounding states this y...

Jazz trio grooves its way to state

Jazz trio grooves its way to state

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2017


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Three students placed in state after auditioning for the All-State jazz band, with senior Nathan Brooks first in alto saxophone, junior Reuben Mathews fourth in trumpet, and junior Sudhir Sadhu eighth in trumpet. “It’s harder to make it into the All-State jazz program than it is the other all state groups simply be...

Season begins and ends for drumline

Season begins and ends for drumline

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

November 13, 2017


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Drumline competed in their final competition on Saturday, it was also their first competition of the year as the group had a busy day. To start the day, drumline participated in the Frisco Community Parade and then made their way to lewisville for the Lewisville Drumline Invitational Saturday evening...

Drumline hopes to beat competition

Drumline hopes to beat competition

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

November 10, 2017


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The percussion section's first and last drumline competition is Saturday, in Lewisville. “I think we’ll do okay,” junior Alexis Jennings said. “We’re a bit smaller than last year, so maybe the competition will be a little more harsh, but I hope we do well.” Drumline competitions are dif...

Review: Simply Thai Bistro

Review: Simply Thai Bistro

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

November 9, 2017


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Quality Thai food in a cozy and serene atmosphere is what Simply Thai Bistro in downtown Frisco is all about. It's small enclosed space makes it feel like a small, peaceful cafe. Its location in downtown Frisco contributes to its old fashioned and quiet atmosphere. The meal started off with ...

Three named to All-State Orchestras

Three named to All-State Orchestras

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


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A process that involved an all-region audition and an area recording, resulted in freshman Kaeon Cho, sophomore Jonathan Peng, and senior Meghan Le being named to one of the TMEA All-State Orchestras, with Le making it for the fourth straight year. “I have an older brother who’s done the same thin...

Contouring skeletons in art

Contouring skeletons in art

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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Halloween came late for PreAP Art 2 students as classes are working on a skeleton pastel drawing. Art teacher Pernie Fallon describes why she chose this project for her students. “The purpose of the skeleton project is to twofold,” Fallon said. “It’s to understand the anatomy of the skeleton and t...

Frisco’s star attraction more than just The Star

Frisco’s star attraction more than just The Star

Luke Small, WTV Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017


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While the Redhawks do not play any more football games at the Ford Center for the rest of the season, there is still plenty for students to do there. WTV's Luke Small takes a look at all the things that can now be done at the world headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys....

Chopping heads a popular routine for trombone players

Chopping heads a popular routine for trombone players

Riley Frankzie, WTV Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


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One of the highlights of every football game is when the trombone players make their way to the sideline to perform their routine. WTV's Riley Frankzie takes a look at the "headchoppers".

Trunk-or-Treat starts Halloween festivities

Trunk-or-Treat starts Halloween festivities

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

October 31, 2017


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Trunk or Treat took place yesterday in the band parking lot. Students had the chance to volunteer and hand out candy to children from nearby neighborhoods. Different clubs on campus decorated cars as well as dressing up based on their selected themes. Some themes that were included were Disney, foo...

Band falls shorts in quest to make state

Band falls shorts in quest to make state

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

October 30, 2017


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After a chilly Friday night rehearsal, the marching band closed its competition season in the University Interscholastic League round at Little Elm Stadium at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Redhawks advanced to the finals by scoring in the top ten during preliminary performance, but missed a spot in the state marching band competition by three positions...

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