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Spanish soap opera project

Spanish soap opera project

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Spanish teacher, Ashli Taquino, has come up with the idea to assign a project where students create their own soap opera. “I was hoping that the students would gain an appreciation for a tense that doesn't exist in English and rather than just having a bunch of just practice and paper based asses...

Notes from both coasts

Notes from both coasts

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 13, 2017
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A week away from school meant a time to play for both band and orchestra students as one group headed west and the other headed east with band taking a trip to California and orchestra heading to Florida. For the 77 orchestra students that made the trip, it was a chance to visit Disney World, EP...

Band and orchestra break early

Band and orchestra break early

Megan Lin and Olivia Kirklin
March 3, 2017
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Band and orchestra students began spring break early Friday morning to travel to Disneyland in California and Disney World and Universal Studios in Florida respectively. Orchestra students are driving 23 hours to the Sunshine State and hope to make the most of their long journey. “We are excited to go to Disney a...

Auditions Thursday and Friday for first show choir

Auditions Thursday and Friday for first show choir

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
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The choir department is forming its first show choir group, which is a group dedicated to the presentation of music from pop, Broadway, jazz, and other genres. Auditions will be Thursday after school starting at 4:20 p.m. and Friday morning starting at 8:00 a.m. “A show choir is a great way fo...

Tryout packets due Thursday for Red Rhythm

Tryout packets due Thursday for Red Rhythm

Surya Ravichandran, WTV Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
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The Red Rhythm dance team tryouts are coming up soon and tryout packets are due Thursday. Red Rhythm dance team tryouts will be held on March 17 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in both gyms. To help aspiring team members get prepared, there are clinics every day after school March 13-16 from 4:30 to 6:...

Orchestras score high marks at UIL

Orchestras score high marks at UIL

Wingspan Staff
February 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Showcase

The school’s five orchestras took part in the UIL Orchestra Concert and Sight-Reading Contest at Lebanon Trail High School Feb. 22-24 with each orchestra receiving top scores. Camerata (full orchestra), Symphonic, Sinfonia, and Philharmonic orchestras all received three 1's on stage and three 1'...

From classroom to dressing room

From classroom to dressing room

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
February 24, 2017
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Red Rhythm is taking over the school Saturday to host its annual M.A. Dance Contest in which drill teams and dance companies from all over the state come to compete for the chance to advance to the national competition March 24-25 in Fort Worth.   Organized by team members, directors, parents, a...

Dancing her way to fame

Dancing her way to fame

Victoria Gong, WTV Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
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Senior Crystal Wang is using social media to share her dance talent with the world. Wang goes by the stage name C-Diamond online and covers many hip hop songs and even creates her own choreography to the melodies. “I’ve been dancing for ten years and four years in a studio,” Wang said. “I...

Orchestras hoping to hit the right notes

Orchestras hoping to hit the right notes

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2017
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Orchestra heads to Lebanon Trail High School beginning Wednesday to compete in the UIL Orchestra competition with all five orchestras participating in the sight reading and concert competition. “I’m looking forward to performing and showing how much we’ve progressed this year,” sophomore violist Tanmay Mathur said. “I’ve been practicing about 45 mi...

Lacy shines at Talent Show

Lacy shines at Talent Show

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The annual talent show took place in the auditorium Friday night. Seniors Darnez Hall and Pranav Subramanian won the Twitter vote for crowd favorite for their original rap “The Best of Times”. Sophomore Dionn Lacy won first place for her cover of “Feeling Good”, while senior Crystal Wang won second place for d...

Band students ready for solo showcase

Band students ready for solo showcase

Ian LaPerre, WTV Staff Reporter
February 17, 2017
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Band students are gearing up for their solo contest this weekend. Every year students in every band must choose a solo piece to perform in front of judges as part of the solo contest. Before they get to that point though, students have to spend hours practicing so that they can perform their bes...

Review: Carlo’s Bakery

Review: Carlo’s Bakery

Catie Reeves, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Carlo’s Bakery of Cake Boss fame has found a new home in Frisco at Stonebriar Mall. Opening February 4th it has already helped thousands of customers and baked thousands of goods. The business first started as a small bakery in the town of Hoboken, NJ. Originally opening in 1910, it has been family owned f...

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