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  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

  • Frisco ISD Choir Festival at Stonebriar Community Church Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Symphony of sales

Symphony of sales

Bryce Tyler, WTV staff reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

The typical orchestra student is required to sell two boxes of chocolates as a part of their yearly fundraiser, but one student took it above and beyond. With each box containing 50 chocolate bars, some students struggle selling two boxes. But for freshman Simon Nagles, selling 100 candy bars was no p...

Ida Claire strikes gold

Ida Claire strikes gold

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

October 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Ida Claire is like no other southern cuisine restaurant. With the enchanting, ethnic atmosphere and the worldly twist on traditional southern food, Ida Claire fits the world and its cultures into a hole in the wall in Dallas. The diverse atmosphere is attractive, but the culinary secret to this one o...

Band executes clean performance in final marching show of season

Band executes clean performance in final marching show of season

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


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Band completed their final competition of the year at John Clark Stadium in their UIL marching band event on a sunny day last Saturday in a season marked by rain and setbacks. “I thought it was a really successful end to our year albeit some of the challenges that we faced with the rain and the miss...

Battling the rain, band ready for UIL

Battling the rain, band ready for UIL

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

October 19, 2018


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Band will be competing in the UIL band marching showcase on Saturday at the John Clark Stadium in Plano. Practicing since August, band has had to deal with wet weather in the their preparation. “We've had weekly rehearsals this past couple weeks been battling a lot of rain,” assistant band director Z...

Fall concert marks choir’s first performance with new director

Fall concert marks choir’s first performance with new director

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 18, 2018


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Choir makes its debut this school year with their fall concert hosted Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The concert also marks choir’s first performance under the new director Toni Ugolini. “I’m looking forward to putting all our hard work out there, we’ve been working really ha...

Empty Bowls symbolize empty stomachs

Empty Bowls symbolize empty stomachs

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

October 16, 2018


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Bowls are nothing more than something to eat out of for most people, but the Empty Bowls project focuses on incorporating them towards giving back to the community and fighting hunger in the area. “Empty Bowls is to raise awareness for the hunger in our area. The artists create ceramic bowls out...

Orchestra students shine at All-Region auditions

Orchestra students shine at All-Region auditions

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 15, 2018


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Several orchestra students auditioned at Jasper High School in Plano on Saturday for a spot in the TMEA Region 24 orchestras. The three groups will perform at the All-Region concert on campus Dec. 8 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students that made the Symphony orchestra or ranked high enough in the Philharmonic orchest...

Singing their way to All-Region

Singing their way to All-Region

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

October 12, 2018


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Five students from choir were named to the 2018 Texas Music Educators Association Region 24 All-Region Choir. Choir director Toni Ugolini personally worked alongside students to enhance their singing abilities and strengthen their connections to the music through their preparation process. ...

Competition recording leads orchestra to Allen Performing Arts Center

Competition recording leads orchestra to Allen Performing Arts Center

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 11, 2018


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36 orchestra students will be heading to the Allen Performing Arts Center Friday morning to record their submission to the TMEA Honor String Orchestra Competition. “I’m looking forward to showing off our hard work that we’ve been putting in so much time and effort into the music,” junior Caroline Attmore said. “We are finally able to show and our talen...

Swift’s reputation secured

Swift’s reputation secured

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Taylor Swift is notorious for writing about her short-lived romances and dramatic relationships, a hallmark of her career that many on the internet relentlessly criticise. However, the crowds at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Friday and Saturday night seemed to have no complaints as they sang and danced wi...

Orchestra makes fall debut

Orchestra makes fall debut

Caleb Wai, Guest Contributor

October 4, 2018


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Orchestra will sound its first notes of the school year at its fall concert Thursday night in the auditorium starting at 7 p.m. “We feel really excited, there’s a lot of great things going on,” assistant director Victoria Lien said. “The camerata group is playing a piece that is a little a...

Band marches to The Star in perpetual motion

Band marches to The Star in perpetual motion

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

October 2, 2018


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Practicing since the summer, all 10 Frisco ISD high school bands will perform their prepared competition pieces at FISD’s third annual Marching Band Showcase Tuesday from 7–9:30 p.m. at the Ford Center at The Star. “I think one of the greatest things the students get out of it is an audience that is dedicated to watching marching band, they aren’t there for the football, it’s all about the bands, the reception that the ...

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