WINGSPAN

  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

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

Florence and the Machine spread a message of hope

Florence and the Machine spread a message of hope

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018


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In times of constant complaining, negativity, and despair, Florence Welch had the audience come together and hold hands on Saturday night at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory . Awkward at first, soon everyone was swaying side to side and singing with Welch as if everyone within the audience knew each ...

Band switches to competition season

Band switches to competition season

Ava Peinhardt, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Friday night marks a notable milestone in this year’s marching band season with the premiere of the band’s competitive show that they will perform at halftime, a performance that will directly impact their focus as they move into their first competition of the year at the Denton Golden Triangle o...

Parents and teachers tune into the role of students

Parents and teachers tune into the role of students

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

September 27, 2018


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Parents and teachers have the opportunity get a glimpse of the life of an orchestra student through the parent-teacher orchestra. “We are teaching them based on what a standard sixth grade Frisco student would be learning, so we’re basing it slightly off of the curriculum from sixth grade, but...

Band students auditions for state jazz assemble

Band students auditions for state jazz assemble

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

September 26, 2018


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Region 24 students will get the chance to tryout for the 2018 All-Region Jazz Auditions on Wednesday at Plano West High School. While this is only phase one, students have been preparing since May. “Students elect to audition for this process in May and begin the training process for the competit...

Choir hopes to bop to the top for this year’s All Region

Choir hopes to bop to the top for this year’s All Region

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

September 25, 2018


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Select students are auditioning for all region choir today after months of preparation on Tuesday. The process consists of many rounds of auditions, and once each round is completed the students advance. “They go through five rounds of auditions to make all state choir,” Ugolini said. “They...

Shining a spotlight on banned books

Shining a spotlight on banned books

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

September 24, 2018


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To Kill a Mockingbird is a standard book assigned to freshman in the district to read; however, the book is one of the most banned of all time due to underlying themes such as racism. Throughout history there has been a stigma against books that have not fit societal norms and Banned Books Week whic...

Bach to school orchestra bash

Bach to school orchestra bash

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

September 21, 2018


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Hanging out and making new friends is just part of the agenda for Friday’s Back to School Orchestra Bash. “It's basically like a picnic where all the orchestra students are free to come and hang out,” orchestra assistant director Victoria Lien. “It’s a great way to meet people from acro...

Review: Slurp worthy bowl of heaven

Review: Slurp worthy bowl of heaven

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

September 20, 2018


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Ramen, typically recognized as a cheap meal option for college students, gets a serious upgrade at Ramen Hakata. This isn’t your $.39 package of ramen, this is a slurp worthy bowl of heaven. Upon walking in, you’re greeted by a friendly hostess who shows you where to sit. The restaurant it...

Far from a nightmare, Dreamers leave lasting impression

Far from a nightmare, Dreamers leave lasting impression

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


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California is home to many of the nation’s most iconic bands, like Maroon 5, and Red Hot Chili mPeppers. These artists have huge followings across the globe, but a new wave of alternative rock is rising up from LA. One of those is indie rock band Dreamers (along with opening acts Morgxn and Weathers)...

Early bird prices for senior ads now available

Early bird prices for senior ads now available

Roy Nitzan, WTV Daily Update Producer

September 18, 2018


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While yearbooks are now available for purchase, only seniors can buy a senior ad. Usually bought by parents, senior ads often feature several pictures and a personalized message. Parents of seniors will get notified this week with information on how to order the ads. "Kids are able to pick their photos...

AP art students draw inspiration from museum trip

AP art students draw inspiration from museum trip

Kanz Bitar, Guest Contributor

September 17, 2018


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AP Drawing students are back on campus Monday after spending Friday at the The Kimbell Art Museum and The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. “The Kimbell Museum is one of the best museums in the world and they have a world class art collection of old masters, they have Michael Angelo’s very first ...

Museum visit designed to provide ideas for class

Museum visit designed to provide ideas for class

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018


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Drawing inspiration from classical and modern artists is the goal of Friday’s AP art field trip to the Kimbell and Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth. “They are going to be learning about painting, design, as well as drawing to create art and different ways of applying their skills,” AP Art teacher Pernie ...

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