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  • 8th grade Redhawk Rally is Jan. 29 6-8 p.m.

  • Campus Course Fair is Jan. 25 from 12:10 - 2:35 p.m.

  • ISM Research Showcase Wednesday at the Ford Center at The Star 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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


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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


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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...

Review: An epic show

Review: An epic show

Chase Fritz, Daily Update Producer

January 11, 2016


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From the acting and set design, to the confetti at end, the theatre department’s production of Epic Proportions couldn’t have been any better. The play concludes its two week run with an all new cast with shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. with an additional matinee Saturday at 2:00 p.m. ...

All-State Band auditions this weekend

All-State Band auditions this weekend

January 8, 2016


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Some band members are heading to west Texas for TMEA All-State Band. WTV's Kennedy Williams has the story.

Epic Proportions opens Thursday

Epic Proportions opens Thursday

Melody Akbari, WTV Staff Reporter

January 7, 2016


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For the past eight weeks the theatre department has been preparing to perform their second play of the school year.  WTV's Melody Akbari has the details. Epic Proportions is the production that theater actors and tech have worked hours on. The play will be performed Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m....

Review: A unique twist on the arts

Review: A unique twist on the arts

Sarah Swinford, Guest Contributor

January 6, 2016


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Walking intro Painting With a Twist, one immediately sees an array of all the artwork on the wall like an art museum filled with canvases side by side. Greeted with a smile and immediately asked by employees what they can do to help, customers instantly feel welcomed.   From there, customers pick...

Hop into Frogg’s

Hop into Frogg’s

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

January 5, 2016


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Tucked away in Allen’s Watters Creek, hidden among places such as The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang's, Panera Bread, is a little cafe The Frogg Coffee Bar and Creperie. This is the place for coffee-lovers. The cafe does not offer a lot of variety of coffee but offers quality coffee beans and makes f...

Orchestra returns to school

Orchestra returns to school

Wingspan Staff

January 4, 2016


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Orchestra members had an extra four days of winter break after traveling to and from Chicago where they performed at the Midwest Clinic on Dec. 16. "Going to Chicago was an amazing once in a lifetime experience," senior Fernanda Borja-Prieto said via text. "Being able to go and perform at a clinic th...

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