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Hazzard scores $12,500 scholarship

Hazzard scores $12,500 scholarship

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


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Although senior Caitlyn Hazzard was one of the 13 band and orchestra students who spent the weekend at the TMEA Convention rehearsing and performing, she was just one of four students, out of thousands, presented with a $12,500 Past-President’s scholarship for her achievements. “It gives me the opportunity...

Review: More than a movie, Black Panther makes its mark on Hollywood

Review: More than a movie, Black Panther makes its mark on Hollywood

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

February 21, 2018


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Whether you’re a social activist, a feminist, or just a movie fan, Black Panther checks all the boxes.The highly-anticipated movie came out in theaters on Thursday evening as the eighteenth movie apart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A mixture of humor, plot-twists, and tear-jerking scenes, B...

Three advance to state VASE

Three advance to state VASE

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2018


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Student artists throughout Region 10 gathered at Prosper High School for the annual VASE competition on Saturday to showcase their artwork with the chance of advancing to the state level. A total of 40 students on campus were rated with the highest score of four, meaning “superior,” and three of...

Red Rhythm crowned Grand Champions

Red Rhythm crowned Grand Champions

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

February 20, 2018


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Practicing since July, Red Rhythm was named Grand Champs at the Danceline Productions USA Dance/Drill Team Competition at Celina High School on Saturday. “The preparation for competition started back in the summer,” Red Rhythm director Nicole Nothe said. “It was a long process, but we grew t...

Review: Alan Jackson reminds audience what country music used to be

Review: Alan Jackson reminds audience what country music used to be

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


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With 35 No. 1 hits, an induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, and 35 years in the music industry, Alan Jackson could probably put himself on cruise control when performing live but on Friday night at Verizon Theatre, he did not disappoint. Bringing back traditional styles like Johnny Cash ...

Representing band and orchestra, 13 students in San Antonio for TMEA

Representing band and orchestra, 13 students in San Antonio for TMEA

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


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Various band and orchestra students made the trip down to San Antonio on Wednesday to participate in the TMEA convention and clinics and perform on Saturday. “In order to make All-State orchestra, you have to first audition at the All-Region level and then be in the top percentage for each section,” assistan...

VASE contest showcases more than art

VASE contest showcases more than art

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2018


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One of the biggest art contests of the year in Texas is Saturday at Prosper as students on campus take part in VASE. “VASE gives you the ability to compete with a piece of artwork,” art teacher Jeb Matulich said. “It’s kind of like art’s UIL.”   In order to compete, students must meet certain re...

Band takes the stage Tuesday night

Band takes the stage Tuesday night

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

February 13, 2018


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Taking a break from solo and ensemble preparation, band’s is holding its Mid-Winter Concert Tuesday from 7-8 p.m. in the auditorium. “I’ve been practicing with band and in my sectionals a lot,” junior Olivia Brucker said. “I’m excited to play ‘Redemption,’ because it’s a really lyr...

Junior violinist takes spotlight with Lewisville Lake Symphony

Junior violinist takes spotlight with Lewisville Lake Symphony

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2018


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Most soloists only get a few minutes to showcase their individual talent, but in her performance with the Lewisville Lake Symphony Friday, junior Megan Lin played a 25-minute solo in which she lead the rest of the symphony. During Lin’s extended solo, she didn’t have the aid of sheet music or dir...

Lin to play with Lewisville Symphony

Lin to play with Lewisville Symphony

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


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Shortly after playing Carnegie Hall last December, junior Megan Lin won the Vernell Gregg competition, which gave her the opportunity to perform a solo with the Lewisville Lake Symphony Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. In order to receive this opportunity, Lin was requir...

Red rhythm showcase skills tonight

Red rhythm showcase skills tonight

Kirthi Injeti, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Red Rhythm will show off the progress they have made this year in the FISD Drill Team Contest Show Offs on Thursday starting at 6 p.m. in the main gym of Independence High School, with free admission included. “I am most excited to see the girls perform in front of the other drill teams,” Red Rhythm...

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

Artistic Expressions: volume 4

February 7, 2018


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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.

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