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Choir students score well at state

Choir students score well at state

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2016


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The four day Memorial Day weekend was a prelude to summer vacation for many students as the school year winds down on Friday. But for several choir students, the long weekend meant competing in the State Solo and Ensemble Contest where each of the four students (junior Emily Swinnea, sophomore An...

From Michael to Marvin, choir covers it all

From Michael to Marvin, choir covers it all

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2016


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From The Beatles to Michael Jackson, Thursday’s final choir concert of the year will feature an array of solos. “I don't have a particular title for the concert,” choir director Bruce Stevenson said. “But the music is somewhat revolved around the music of our lives. We are doing the Way of ...

Yearbook distribution begins

Yearbook distribution begins

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016


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Yearbooks are now available, with the yearbook staff distributing yearbooks during lunch Wednesday or after school Wednesday and before school Thursday in C147. If you have not ordered a yearbook yet, there will be a limited number of extra books that can be bought during distribution. The theme of t...

Orchestra spring concert Thursday

Orchestra spring concert Thursday

Wingspan Staff

May 24, 2016


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From a trip to Chicago for the Midwest Convention to a joint Star Wars concert with band, it's been a busy year for orchestra. It comes to a conclusion Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium with the spring concert. Among the artists to be featured in the concert: Shawn Mendes, Imagine Dragons, Green Da...

Student gamers battle to come together

Student gamers battle to come together

Andrew McGinnis, WTV Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


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The video game club will be hosting a Smash Brothers tournament on Monday. WTV's Andrew McGinnis has more on the club's activity.

Art students reflect on VASE competition

Art students reflect on VASE competition

Victoria Gong, WTV Staff Reporter

May 20, 2016


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Some art students recently competed in a national competition. WTV’s Victoria Gong has more. The Visual Arts Scholastic Event, also known as VASE is one of the biggest art competitions there is for students. Participants had the opportunity to create up to two pieces of art, using a medium...

Art students submit AP portfolios

Art students submit AP portfolios

Uttaraa Garg, Guest WTV reporter

May 19, 2016


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Rather than taking a cumulative written test at the end of the year for evaluation, AP art students had to create and submit an individual portfolio of work by last Friday. Whether it’s AP 2D Design, AP 3D Art, or AP Drawing, all AP art students created this portfolio. “They have the entire...

Storage room becomes art gallery

Storage room becomes art gallery

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2016


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Smooth white walls decorated with neatly hung student projects conceal the repository past the room had once held. The former office, then storage room, and current Studio NO.2 art gallery was inspired by a similar project carried out in art teacher Fred Rodriguez’s college. “I remember Mr W...

Theatre students endure challenges for ITS induction week

Theatre students endure challenges for ITS induction week

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2016


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If you have seen students wearing trash bags and bunny ears, know that this is not the new strange trend. The International Thespian Society is having their traditional induction week for theatre students wanting to join, and daily challenges, often comical costumes included, are part of the require...

Review: Rita’s hits the spot

Review: Rita’s hits the spot

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2016


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On a hectic Friday night, it can be almost impossible to find a place to sit and enjoy yourself and the company of others. But just off Independence Parkway is Rita’s Italian Ice, a Friday night’s saving grace. Rita’s is a cross-cultural dessert business offering more than eight types o...

Frisco Feasts, Foods, and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods, and Faves

Maddie Owens, Junior Executive Producer

May 13, 2016


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This week on Frisco Feasts, Foods, and Faves, Maddie Owen's takes over and visits Poparella's.

Jazz Band to perform spring concert

Jazz Band to perform spring concert

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2016


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Jazz Band and other ensembles are gearing up to perform their Spring Swing concert on Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. for friends, families, and other community members. “It is medium to small ensembles, and the largest group that plays is our two Jazz bands,” Band director Marty Ball. “Most of t...

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