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  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. Tuesday at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Band and orchestra embark on spring trip

Band and orchestra embark on spring trip

Ava Peinhardt and Ian LaPerre

April 4, 2019


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Band and orchestra students hit the road Friday for their annual spring trip, which provides both a musical experience and relaxation for those choosing to go. Destinations for the trip change slightly every year, but this year’s weekend retreat for band will be in the Galveston/Houston area, even i...

Choir sings to sweepstakes honors

Choir sings to sweepstakes honors

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019


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Choir hit all the right notes Wednesday as the mixed choir earned all 1’s in the UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest, as did the women’s choir, with both groups earning sweepstakes. “It's incredibly amazing,” choir director Toni Ugolini said. “They worked really, really hard and that h...

Choir competes in UIL concert and sight reading

Choir competes in UIL concert and sight reading

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019


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Choir competes in the district UIL competition on Wednesday hoping to showcase their abilities with singing and sight reading, “The last couple of weeks we've really stepped up our sight reading, where the kids need to be able to read a piece of music they've never seen before, accurately for a group of ...

Pre-UIL band concert Tuesday evening

Pre-UIL band concert Tuesday evening

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019


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UIL contest season is in full swing and for band that means a pre-UIL concert Tuesday in the auditorium at 5:30 p.m. “It's kind of our test run for two weeks from now which is our UIL official contest, and since mid-February we've been spending time in class and before and after school working wit...

A flushing finish for Urinetown

A flushing finish for Urinetown

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

April 1, 2019


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The curtains closed on the student directed show, Urinetown, on Friday after a two night run in the auditorium. “I think we put in a lot of time and effort and I think it really paid off,” director, senior Eduardo Borja-Prieto said. “I think that Friday night was a lot better than Thursday's show...

Winter Guard finishes season at NTCA Championships

Winter Guard finishes season at NTCA Championships

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

March 29, 2019


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Varsity winter guard wraps up the season with their show Lucy at the NTCA Championships at Flower Mound High School, Sunday starting at 9 a.m. “This is their last show of the season and it’s a circuit championship, so they get to compete against all the other guards in their class,” director Eric Mills said....

Art students explore waxy medium

Art students explore waxy medium

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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AP Art 4 students are exploring a new medium, using the cold wax technique for the first time. “The use of the cold wax technique is relatively new in art and I thought it would be a great way to expose the students to a new medium this semester,” AP Art teacher Pernie Fallon said. “It’s not ...

Student directed show opens Thursday

Student directed show opens Thursday

Cooper Ragle, WTV Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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Theatre puts on multiple shows a year, but not many are directed by students. “So the reason this musical is different from all the others in the program is because this one is our very first 100 percent student run production, in the past few years,” director, senior Eduardo Borja said. “It h...

Horse riding since childhood

Horse riding since childhood

Alyssa Murphy, WTV Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019


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Most students on campus have an extracurricular activity whether on school campus or off. Many teachers are no different. For teacher Courtney Benson, her extracurricular has been something she has been doing since childhood. Wingspan’s Alyssa Murphy has the story.

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

March 27, 2019


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Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Using words to create art

Using words to create art

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019


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Words are becoming art as students in Art I work on a current project to incorporate language into drawing. “We’re doing an assignment where instead of using lines, were using text and words, and things, so they can create a drawing of some sort of subject matter, it can be a person, animal, ...

Pink rocks the AAC

Pink rocks the AAC

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019


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Soaring through the air as the audience danced as if nobody was watching, Pink’s Beautiful Trauma World Tour rocked the American Airlines Center Sunday night. Giving her fans every reason to come to another one of her shows, she made her grand entrance by dangling from a chandelier in a sparkly black bodysuit. The pink stage matched ...

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