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Dancing with Red Rhythm

Dancing with Red Rhythm

Nandini Injeti, Guest Contributor

September 18, 2017


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One of the newest teachers on campus is Marina Gonzalez, the new dance/drill team teacher. Assisting Red Rhythm director Nicole Nothe, Gonzalez is a graduate of Texas Women's University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance. Wingspan: What inspired you to start teaching dance? Gonzalez: ...

Marching band sets sights on state

Marching band sets sights on state

Isabella Santiago, WTV Staff Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase

It’s only been three weeks since the school year started, but band students have been on campus since late July learning the musical and visual aspects necessary for the marching season that starts Sept 30. “Aside from establishing a musical and fundamental foundation upon which we can build a really ...

Passion for percussion

Passion for percussion

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

September 14, 2017


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Living the drum life is what it's all about for the school's new percussion director Jonathan Jadvani. Hailing from South Florida, Jonathan Jadvani hit the ground running as the 2017 marching band season starts. Recently Wingspan caught up with Jadvani for a Q&A. Wingspan: What do you like ab...

New director takes over color guard

New director takes over color guard

Yael Even, Guest Contributor

September 12, 2017


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Color guard adds a visual element to the band's halftime shows. But this year, there's a new man leading the way. Wingspan caught up with new color guard director Scott Mills to get his thoughts about this year's crew and what's next for the group.   Wingspan: What is it like working with a ...

Bach and ready for a new orchestra season

Bach and ready for a new orchestra season

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2017


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“Bach to School Bash” was the theme Friday night at Russell Creek Park as orchestra held a start of school social. “It was open to all current orchestra students and it’s mainly just a time for us to get together, to visit after summer break and to get to know each other and especially our new...

Show choir auditions begin Wednesday

Show choir auditions begin Wednesday

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

September 8, 2017


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Open auditions for show choir start on Wednesday and run through Friday before and after school in room F124, and are open to all students, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the choir program. Students will need to prepare a few measures of a pop, broadway, jazz, or other non-classical song...

The Apple of art’s eye

The Apple of art’s eye

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2017


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PreAP Art II students are straying from their comfort zones and exploring abstract art by recreating Picasso's study of bulls. Art teacher Pernie Fallon was inspired by the idea from a multibillionaire tech company. “I wanted to teach my art students to think more creatively,” Fallon said...

Review: the Pacific place to go in Frisco

Review: the Pacific place to go in Frisco

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Salad is getting a Hawaiian twist at Fish Bowl Poké, one of the newest restaurants on the Frisco scene. Specializing in the traditional Hawaiian dish of Poké, the shop lets diners customize their own bowls to meet their personal preferences taking a traditional food and putting a modern spin on it. ...

First pep rally features decades of dancing

First pep rally features decades of dancing

Roy Nitzan, Staff Photographer

September 1, 2017


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Dancing Through the Decades was the theme of the first pep rally of the 2017-18 year and Wingspan was there to capture some of the highlights.

Economics classroom undergoes magical makeover

Economics classroom undergoes magical makeover

Divya Murali, WTV Special Projects Producer

August 31, 2017


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For as long as economics teacher, Fred Kaiser has been in room C112, the sole decoration on the wall was a poster of British actor, Sean Connery. Since mid-February, the room has slowly been transformed as it’s previously plain walls are taking on the look of Potter world. “It seems like it w...

Fall arts performances

Fall arts performances

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

August 29, 2017


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The start of the school year marks the beginning of preparation for the art department's’ various shows and concerts. Here’s a list of the performance dates: Band: 10/3 FISD Marching Band Showcase The STAR 11/11 Frisco Community Parade Main Street Frisco, TX 11/17-11/18 All-Region Jazz Clinic and...

First pep rally on Friday

First pep rally on Friday

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

August 28, 2017


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The first pep rally of the school year is Friday, and students and staff are being encouraged by the cheer squad to dress up in their favorite decade-related attire or wear tie-dye shirts. Students also have the chance to participate in “Dancing through the Decades” in which  students will have a d...

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