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The perfect selfie app

The perfect selfie app

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

November 16, 2015


Filed under A&E, Reviews

“UGH! My skin looks so bad.” Selfies are a big trend, but most teenagers don’t post an original photo of them unless it’s edited. A big amount of people take their portrait on apps because of the filters and effects they provide. B612 includes everything a person needs and wants to make their selfies look good. Once B612 is opened, there are plenty of options t...

A slice of NYC in Frisco

A slice of NYC in Frisco

David Figueroa, Guest Contributor

November 13, 2015


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Diners looking to get a taste of authentic New York style pizza and Italian food need look no farther than Luigi’s Pizza and Pasta in Frisco on Preston Road. When the owners of Luigi’s moved here to Texas more than twenty years ago, one of the first things they noticed was the lack of restau...

Vandeventer lip sync Friday

Vandeventer lip sync Friday

Josie Woodward, WTV Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015


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WTV's Josie Woodward takes a look at Friday's lip synch contest at Vandeventer Middle School.

Orchestra sets school record for All-State

Orchestra sets school record for All-State

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2015


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A school record of thirteen students made the All-State Orchestra and will perform at the TMEA convention in San Antonio in February. Students have been practicing since summer with auditions taking place at the end of October. From there, entries are judged against all other entries from throughout the state. ...

All Region Jazz concert Tuesday

All Region Jazz concert Tuesday

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2015


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Six of the school’s band students will be participating in the All-Region Jazz concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Carroll Senior High School. “It’s a great opportunity for all of the Region 24 jazz members who competed to get together and make music,” jazz band director Zack Anderson said. “They had a lot of music to prepare and it’s going t...

Charlie Brown takes the stage

Charlie Brown takes the stage

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

November 9, 2015


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The Frisco Discovery Center will be featuring Peanuts: the Play in their theater this season in accordance with the film's recent release. Commemorating the 65-year-old comic strip Peanuts and the 50-year-old "A Charlie Brown Christmas," the Center's troupe will be performing "Your a Good Man C...

The little band girl

The little band girl

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015


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Emme Benton stands out at football games. Often found hanging out with the school’s band, Emme is one their most loyal and affectionate fans, having fallen in love with marching and music ever since one of band’s March-A-Thon events in her neighborhood. "I made them a sign,” Emme said of her earliest me...

Band and orchestra members take their talents to Chicago

Band and orchestra members take their talents to Chicago

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor

November 3, 2015


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As the students are well into the school year, orchestra students are getting prepared for their Midwest concert that will take place in Chicago on Dec. 9. The concert will take place in the McCormick Place Convention Center. “Midwest is an international band and orchestra convention where orchestra direc...

Theatre offers fake wounds to raise real funds

Theatre offers fake wounds to raise real funds

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

October 30, 2015


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The theatre department held its annual Wound Clinic Friday before school and during all lunches to raise money to fund props, set design, and other materials for the upcoming production season. Using their skills in stage makeup, advanced theatre students constructed fake wounds directly on students’ ...

Sideline performance art

Sideline performance art

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under A&E, Showcase

The players on the field may be what most people pay attention to at football games, but the headchoppers are usually a highlight of the night. The headchoppers are a group of trombone players who often impress fans with their choreography. “They’re really entertaining and the whole studen...

Theatre goes into The Graveyard

Theatre goes into The Graveyard

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


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In honor of Halloween this weekend, the theatre department is holding its first Halloween show, The Graveyard, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The show will consist of several monologues, all produced and written by students. “It’s been a writing process for about six weeks,” theater director Stephanie Win...

Band misses out on State

Band misses out on State

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2015


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After rain washed out the UIL Area Marching Band Competition on Saturday, the band took part in the rescheduled competition on Monday but failed to advance to State, finishing 8th with just the top five advancing. “Am I disappointed? Absolutely, but not in them; for them,” band director Jamie Weaver s...

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