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Cheer tryouts held for prospective members

Cheer tryouts held for prospective members

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

March 3, 2016


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Cheerleading tryouts will be held today after school in the gym with head cheer coach Michelle Stukel evaluating a multitude of candidates both new and old in hopes of finding the perfect members of her squad. “To be honest it just depends on the other cheerleaders trying out and the level of ...

Red Rhythm tryout packages due Thursday

Red Rhythm tryout packages due Thursday

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016


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Red Rhythm tryout packets are due Thursday at 4:15 p.m. in order try out for the 2016-2017 school year. Packets can be turned in to the front office here or at Vandeventer, or Fowler, or to drill team’s director, Nicole Nothe, in the dance studio. “A lot if it district mandated, and there are...

Cheer tryouts Thursday

Cheer tryouts Thursday

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

March 1, 2016


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Cheerleading tryouts are Thursday, March 3 in the gym and head cheer coach Michelle Stukel knows what she will be looking for in cheer candidates. “The cheerleading scoresheet is based on tumbling, jumps, cheer (meaning motions, sportsmanship and enthusiasm) chants and the girl’s dance,” Stukel...

Review: Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Review: Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

February 29, 2016


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One of the this year’s newest broadcast journalism features is Frisco Feasts, Foods, and Faves which takes a look at locally owned and operated restaurants in Frisco. Borrowing from Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, the weekly feature is entering its seventh week. “I like that it shows...

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Jay Schlaegel, WTV Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


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While Frisco is filled with your usual chain restaurants, there are also many locally owned and operated places to eat. This week on Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves: Randy's Steakhouse.

School hosting Crowd Pleasers Dance contest

School hosting Crowd Pleasers Dance contest

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


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Red Rhythm will be hosting the Crowd Pleasers Dance contest this Saturday, utilizing many of the school’s classrooms as dressing rooms. The drill team will not be performing this weekend, but dozens of other drill teams and dance companies will be. “[Attendees] will get to see other Frisco teams and teams from...

Q&A with YA author Ally Carter

Q&A with YA author Ally Carter

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2016


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One of the top YA authors in the country, Ally Carter spent Wednesday in Frisco talking to students in the school's library before making an appearance at Barnes and Noble. Carter is the author of more than 20 books and has made numerous best-seller lists. Before talking to fans at Barnes and Noble s...

YA author Ally Carter on campus Wednesday

YA author Ally Carter on campus Wednesday

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2016


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Young-adult and adult fiction novelist Ally Carter will be visiting campus on Wednesday during second period to meet students and talk about her career as an author. “Frisco ISD partners a lot with Barnes & Noble at Stonebriar Mall and they often will have authors that they share with the district,”...

Orchestra students competing in UIL this week

Orchestra students competing in UIL this week

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2016


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Various orchestra students will be off campus for the next three days as they take part in three different UIL competitions Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at R.L. Turner High School. “UIL is a formal evaluation of our concert and sight reading skills,” assistant orchestra director Chase Fickl...

A win for Lin

A win for Lin

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Report

February 22, 2016


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The Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, GDYO, hosts an annual concerto competition for students who are members of their school orchestra and this year, senior Charlie Lin won the competition. A concert to honor winners, free for teachers and orchestra students, will be hosted at the Meyerson Symphony C...

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Frisco Feasts, Foods and Faves

Jay Schlaegel, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


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While Frisco is filled with your usual chain restaurants, there are also many locally owned and operated places to eat. This week on Frisco Feasts, Food and Faves: Three Squares.

Red Rhythm competing Saturday in Showcase

Red Rhythm competing Saturday in Showcase

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016


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Red Rhythm will once again gear up to compete at the MA Dallas Showcase regional competition on Saturday at Plano East Senior High School. The regional competition is another opportunity to display the routines they have been practicing since the start of the school year. Here’s their schedule of performances: Dance Time Location Officer...

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