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Orchestra getting ready for UIL

Orchestra getting ready for UIL

Janet Nguyen and Rahmin Jawaid

January 27, 2016


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With their trip to Chicago fading in the rearview mirror, orchestra is shifting its focus to UIL season with the state competition in March. “We're working very hard to prepare for UIL,” freshman Isha Naik said. “We're learning all types of things at the moment like sight reading and we come...

An old style gets a new medium

An old style gets a new medium

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2016


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Messy, watery, and uncontrollable come to mind when art students first attempt to use watercolor paints. Art teacher Pernie Fallon aims to make it more enjoyable for students by having them use a unique type of medium called yupo paper. The synthetic paper is stain-resistant, waterproof, and quite strong. One paint streak can be erase...

Review: A frozen treat awaits at Purple Kiwi

Review: A frozen treat awaits at Purple Kiwi

Emma Crampton, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2016


Filed under A&E, Reviews

There are dozens of places to get frozen yogurt in Frisco, but for people looking for the best, Purple Kiwi is they way to go. It offers the finest nonfat and low-fat frozen yogurt flavors along with hundreds of fresh toppings. Before stepping foot into Purple Kiwi, customers are already lured in ...

4A schools take over band hall

4A schools take over band hall

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


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The school is hosting the 4A All-Region band competition Friday leaving the band hall and auditorium off limits for students most of the day as band members from other schools rehearse and perform. “We are hosting the UIL competition for all of the 4A schools in the area,” assistant principal Ph...

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Wingspan Staff

January 22, 2016


Filed under Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves, Multimedia

While Frisco is filled with your usual chain restaurants, there are also many locally owned and operated places to eat. Today, we start a new weekly feature taking a look at some of these hidden gems.

K-pop reigns supreme for sophomore

K-pop reigns supreme for sophomore

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

January 21, 2016


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Teenagers often spend their time listening to music. For some, it’s an escape from reality, even if it's just for a little while. But while most teens listen to more “traditional” types of music, sophomore Amy Tang only listens to Korean pop. Wingspan: Why do you listen to K-pop? Tang: “It's addicting...

Eight students named to All-State band

Eight students named to All-State band

Wingspan Staff

January 20, 2016


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Eight band members have been named to the All-State band and will perform with the Texas All-State in San Antonio on Feb. 13, 2016 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center as part of the 2016 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention. The students were selected after a competitive process...

Review: A tea delight

Review: A tea delight

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under A&E, Reviews

For sweet tea enthusiasts, Bobaland in Plano, is a vast land of endless drinks where beverage-lovers can indulge in their hobby. Unlike some places, Bobaland makes things easy for first-time customers and provides nice descriptions of their most popular drinks right at the entrance, as well as a detaile...

Review: SmallCakes, big flavor

Review: SmallCakes, big flavor

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

January 15, 2016


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The location may be hidden among several other stores right next to it, but Small Cakes stands out as the most appealing and one of the only dessert places located on Custer Road near Target shopping center off of 121. The smell of cupcakes and different pastries fills the air as you walk into a ...

Playing at Carnegie Hall nothing new for freshman

Playing at Carnegie Hall nothing new for freshman

Dea-Mallika Divi, Guest Contributor

January 14, 2016


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Carnegie Hall is where some of the world’s musician’s greatest play. Some musicians spend their whole lives dreaming of Carnegie Hall, but freshman Lauren Kim has already performed there twice. A bassoonist since 6th grade, Kim performed at Carnegie Hall in 7th and 8th grade. “Being able to perform...

An epic return

An epic return

Chase Fritz, Daily Update Producer

January 13, 2016


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Epic Proportions continues its run with shows on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. This week's shows will consist of an entirely new cast, and will conclude with the last show at 7:00 on Saturday. Grace Raber, one of the three leads of Epic Proportions, played Louise Goldman and had many different ...

Review: Kenny’s does burgers right

Review: Kenny’s does burgers right

Emma Crampton, Guest Contributor

January 12, 2016


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Diners looking for someplace that will satisfy their burger cravings, should check out Kenny’s Burger Joint for great quality, homemade, fresh beef burgers. When customers first step foot into Kenny’s, they are instantly welcomed with the smell of fresh burgers as well as the diner-like decor...

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