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Dallas Symphony offers master classes

Dallas Symphony offers master classes

Uttaraa Garg, WTV Staff Reporter

April 12, 2016


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For students interested in furthering their music career, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra may have your answer. WTV’s Uttaraa Garg has the story.   Musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra are holding master classes available to all Frisco ISD students. These master classes will enhance stud...

Choirs perform at UIL Monday and Tuesday

Choirs perform at UIL Monday and Tuesday

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2016


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With UIL contest for band and orchestra completed, the choir members are starting their UIL season at their first contests with the Women's Ensemble signing on Monday and the Varsity Mixed Ensemble on Tuesday. “UIL is like our big Super Bowl,” choir director Bruce Stevenson said. “The competi...

Harpists assemble for 73 piece ensemble

Harpists assemble for 73 piece ensemble

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016


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The district’s harpists will play in concert together at 7:00 p.m. on Friday in the auditorium as part of an annual event for the rapidly growing harp program. “Frisco ISD opened up the harp program nine years ago,” harp director Yumiko Schlaffer said. “This is our ninth annual recital an...

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Jay Schlaegel, WTV Staff Reporter

April 8, 2016


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This week on Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves, food dude Jay Schlaegel takes a look at Ruthie's Rolling Cafe.

Gross enhances craft with Jazz Band of America

Gross enhances craft with Jazz Band of America

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2016


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Spending his spring break with some of the best Jazz Band instructors in the country, junior Zach Gross learned new techniques and enhanced his skills at Jazz Band of America, a prestigious opportunity for high school students to enhance their craft. “I saw the competition as a good opportunity,” Gross said in...

Review: The Force Awakens just as good on Blu-Ray

Review: The Force Awakens just as good on Blu-Ray

David Figueroa, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2016


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Less than four months after its theatrical release, Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out on Blu-Ray Tuesday. After seeing it in the theaters twice, it is still the same great movie that I remember it to be. The minute the film starts, you are immediately transported to a long time ago, in a galaxy...

Listening while learning

Listening while learning

Czaria Jones, WTV Staff Reporter

April 5, 2016


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You often see students wearing headphones while studying, but is it a good idea?  WTV's Czaria Jones has the answer. 

Arts draws hundreds of visitors to The Square

Arts draws hundreds of visitors to The Square

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2016


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Frisco Arts in The Square held its annual event to showcase local student and professional artists’ work along with performances by the school district’s jazz bands on Saturday and Sunday. “I really enjoyed going to the art show this weekend,” senior Alexis Marroquin said. “Because it was really cool to see a...

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Halle Barham, Sports Director

April 1, 2016


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This week on Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves, food guru Jay Schlaegel takes a look at Leo's Street Taco Company.

Frisco Square showcases student work

Frisco Square showcases student work

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2016


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Frisco Square’s annual event, Arts in the Square, which allows students the chance to feature their artwork, is Saturday and Sunday. Art teacher Jeb Matulich will be submitting some of his art students’ work and will also have a tent set up for his apparel company Tumbleweed Texstyles along with ...

Art and soccer join together for Dallas is Diversity

Art and soccer join together for Dallas is Diversity

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2016


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The Dallas area is known to be a fast growing melting pot of culture, religion, and lifestyles. Dallas is Diversity is a chance for middle school and high school students to have their artwork featured in the annually held Dallas Cup calendar and potentially win scholarship money. “The Dalla...

From storage space to art studio

From storage space to art studio

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2016


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Taking an old storage room and turning it into a work space, AP Art 2D Design students are creating the school’s first handmade student art gallery in the arts hallway. “It’s awesome, nobody has ever done something like this before,” junior Kendall Zapoli said. “I think it’s cool that we ...

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