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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...

Choir singers performing Saturday in Region 24 concert

Choir singers performing Saturday in Region 24 concert

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2017


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Five choir students are performing at Prosper High School in the Region 24 choir concert Saturday at 4 p.m. and will be competing for a place in the TMEA All-State choir that performs in San Antonio in February.   “Some of the students go to a four day long camp in the summer where they sing for...

Ready to sing

Ready to sing

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

October 26, 2017


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Taking the stage for the first time in the 2017-18 school year, the choir, along with the Vandaventer Middle School choir performed in the auditorium Wednesday night. WTV's Caitlyn Kleibert was there and has the recap.

Choir moves from the classroom to the stage

Choir moves from the classroom to the stage

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


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Choir will be having its fall concert Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Choir director Bruce Stevenson has been working alongside students for roughly the entire year to refine their skills and hopes the show will be an opportunity for singers to display everything they have learned. “It’s...

Band takes first steps towards state

Band takes first steps towards state

October 23, 2017


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Band received the highest possible score in the regional University Interscholastic League at Little Elm Stadium. Along with the rest of the schools in the district, band will now compete in the area UIL marching contest on October 28. “There’s three judges that give a rating between one and...

Band hopes to march its way to state

Band hopes to march its way to state

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Performing at the football game Friday night, the marching band will have a short turn around as it competes in the regional University Interscholastic League at Little Elm Stadium at 4 p.m. Saturday. “During the final weeks’ preparation, the staff has been meeting diligently to make sure that...

Whistling through art

Whistling through art

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

October 19, 2017


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Pre-AP Art I classes embarked on a project where they created a clay sculpture that doubles as a whistle, combining their creativity with physics. “We wanted to do a 3D sculptural type of project in clay, and make a musical instrument or whistle that would be functional as well as decorative,” art teac...

Artistic Expressions: volume 3

Artistic Expressions: volume 3

October 18, 2017


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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.

Orchestra has 19 chosen for All-Region

Orchestra has 19 chosen for All-Region

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

October 17, 2017


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19 orchestra students made All-Region after competing against other Frisco, Plano, and Prosper ISD students. “This is known as the most competitive region in the state of Texas,” orchestra director Julie Blackstock said. “To make all region orchestra is an incredible honor. There were 800 entries for Region...

Competition season begins for color guard

Competition season begins for color guard

Vinanti Vemulapalli, WTV Staff Reporter

October 16, 2017


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Part of the halftime show at football games, color guard's competition season is underway. WTV’s Vinanti Vemulapalli has the details.

Review: Dark Hour brings out the scare

Review: Dark Hour brings out the scare

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


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As Halloween approaches, many people are looking to get into the spooky spirit, and haunted houses are a great way to do just that. At number four on Haunted Attraction Association’s top ten list, Dark Hour allows visitors to really immerse themselves in what Halloween is really about: primal fear. That’s exact...

Orchestra kicks off its concert season Thursday

Orchestra kicks off its concert season Thursday

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

October 12, 2017


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Orchestra’s first concert of the year takes place Thursday in the auditorium starting at 7 p.m. “[Thursday's] concert is the fall concert. We have three concerts a year plus our UIL contest, so this is an annual thing,” Assistant Orchestra Director Victoria Lien said. “It’s a good way to show of...

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