WINGSPAN

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair Wednesday at Heritage High School

  • 5th 6 week grading period ends April 20

  • UIL academic team finishes 7th in 5A Region II meet

Breaking down “The Last Jedi”

Breaking down “The Last Jedi”

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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Warning: If you wish to be completely surprised by the new Star Wars movie, do not continue reading.   I’ll admit it. I come from a Star Wars loving family, I’ve seen all the movies, we own the complete DVD set, and I have multiple shirts, socks and other Star Wars accessories. With that being said, it wa...

Holiday music on the cafeteria menu Thursday night

Holiday music on the cafeteria menu Thursday night

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

December 14, 2017


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Violins, cellos, and violas will replace sandwiches, pizza, and fries in the cafeteria Thursday night as orchestra hosts its winter concert at 7:00 p.m. Originally scheduled to be in the auditorium, the concert was moved due to water damage. “Everybody comes, and one orchestra just performs after the other, so nothing is changing about the concert except the venue,” orchestra ...

Band takes the stage for winter concert

Band takes the stage for winter concert

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

December 12, 2017


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For months band students have been working on marching band, music, All-Region auditions, and other performances such as school musicals all simultaneously, and now they will be able to show all the progress they have made at their winter concert in the cafeteria on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. “The concert ...

Venue change doesn’t quiet All-Region orchestra

Venue change doesn’t quiet All-Region orchestra

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


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Students who made the All-Region 24 Orchestra rehearsed Friday night and most of the day Saturday, culminating in a concert Saturday afternoon with the location switching from Liberty to Independence High School after Thursday’s water pipe break in the auditorium. “Everybody pulled together and made ...

All-Region orchestra shifts locations

All-Region orchestra shifts locations

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


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Following the incident in the auditorium, the Region 24 Orchestra clinic and concert has been moved to Independence High School. “Finding another space that can house musicians, as in Plano, Frisco, and Prosper which is about 600 musicians and having enough space to fit a 133 person ensemble into a...

Songs fill the cafeteria during choir’s winter concert

Songs fill the cafeteria during choir’s winter concert

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 8, 2017


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The show started with Varsity Mixed Choir and Women's Ensemble filing into the cafeteria singing “The Christmas Round.” As varsity left the spotlight, Women's Ensemble sang  “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” and “Grown-Up Christmas List.” Next, Show Choir took the stage for the first time this schoo...

Aiming for All-State, some band students audition at 6A level

Aiming for All-State, some band students audition at 6A level

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


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Most students and teams are locked into the 5A classification when it comes to competing, but band students have another option in their effort to make All-State. “Texas Music Educators Association, which is TMEA, actually provides an allocation for more students on certain instruments to advance to the are...

Songs of winter to fill the cafeteria Thursday

Songs of winter to fill the cafeteria Thursday

Brooke Colombo and Olivia Howard

December 7, 2017


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Bringing some holiday spirit to the school, choir is putting on a free winter concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria. Choir director Bruce Stevenson, has been hard at work for months and making sure that this concert will be enjoyable for all audience members. “The choir has been workin...

Dozens make All-Region Band; 16 advance to area

Dozens make All-Region Band; 16 advance to area

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017


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All-Region Band results were released, with over a dozen students advancing to the area level. Here’s a list of those who made it: Advancing to 5A Area- Edward Chen Alto Saxophone 5A AREA Shane Bugni Baritone Saxophone 5A AREA Joshua Lee Bass Trombone 5A AREA Mark Shi Bb Clarinet 5A ARE...

Review: Fluellen Cupcakes

Review: Fluellen Cupcakes

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributor

December 5, 2017


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For people with a sweet tooth, Fluellen Cupcakes is the perfect place to visit. Located in Frisco Square right across from Toyota Stadium, it isn't hard to find. The Lemon Delight cupcake along with the signature Banana Pudding cupcake will not leave customers disappointed. The banana cake with cream chee...

Singing comes to a close as musical ends its run

Singing comes to a close as musical ends its run

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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The curtain has closed on the theatre department's production of Little Women, the Musical. WTV's Caitlyn Kleibert takes a look back at the show.

Review: Little Women astonishes in debut

Review: Little Women astonishes in debut

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017


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The theater program has proven themselves to be nothing short of astonishing as they premiered their production of Little Women, the Musical based on the novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott. The story follows a family of four sisters and their mother, living in New England and trying to sus...

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