WINGSPAN

  • Winter break is Dec. 23 - Jan. 3
  • The window for Frisco Education Foundation scholarships is open until Dec. 20 at 4 p.m.
  • Student parking permits can be purchased for $50 at onlineschoolfees.com

WHAP students switch roles with the teacher

WHAP students switch roles with the teacher

Yael Even, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

Switching things up, AP World History students got to teach their peers about a certain topic they studied which formed the basis for a writing assignment that followed.  “The students took notes over the presentations,” teacher John Sommers said. “They were allowed to use their notes on the ...

Student council gives teachers a night off

Student council gives teachers a night off

Yael Even, Managing Editor

December 11, 2019

Giving teachers and staff members the chance to take a night away from their children, Student Council is hosting Teachers Night Out in the gym on Friday. The annual event features games and activities for the children of staff members from 5 to 9 p.m.  “This is just another way for Student Coun...

HOSA hosts Carter BloodCare drive

HOSA hosts Carter BloodCare drive

Shreya Jagan, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The annual blood drive hosted by HOSA is Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and is open to those 16 and older with Carter Blood Care mobile donation vehicles located outside the auditorium and gym. “This is the fourth year that the blood drive has been established,” HOSA president Anushka Sinha said. “We...

No finals for Frisco, but not so for dual credit students

No finals for Frisco, but not so for dual credit students

Yael Even, Managing Editor

December 9, 2019

Frisco ISD doesn’t have finals, but dual credit students attending Collin College are in the midst of taking finals before the school’s winter break begins on Dec. 16. “Collin finals is just like a midterm for AP classes except it is made by the teacher per class,” senior Jared Jones said...

Orchestra seniors skate to second social

Orchestra seniors skate to second social

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 6, 2019

Gliding onto the ice at the Allen Community Ice Rink Saturday, orchestra seniors are skating into their second social of the year.  Violinist and frequent skater Blair Ma is excited to join his classmates on the ice. “Last month I had a lot of fun getting dinner with most of the seniors,” M...

Breen brings in 25 days of photography

Breen brings in 25 days of photography

Ana Toro, Guest Contributor

December 5, 2019

25 different themes for 25 days is the basis of a project in Kim Breen’s photojournalism class which seeks to provide students with the chance to expand their creativity and explore the many levels of composition in photography. “Basically its giving a theme every day for twenty five days that a student can i...

Food no longer on the library menu

Food no longer on the library menu

Ana Cuen Alcelay, Guest Contributor

December 4, 2019

Starting Wednesday, students are no longer allowed to bring food into the library as a result of students not picking up after themselves and leaving their trash throughout the area.  “Despite warnings and reminders, I got tired of finding milk cartons behind my book shelves and under couches,” l...

Academic lunch referrals can no longer be cancelled

Academic lunch referrals can no longer be cancelled

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

December 3, 2019

Changes to academic lunch were put in place Monday that eliminate the option of a teacher being able to cancel an academic lunch once it has been assigned to a student, regardless of the status of the student’s work.  “We have been allowing teachers to cancel lunch detentions when a student ...

Catching deals on Cyber Monday

Catching deals on Cyber Monday

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

December 2, 2019

Shopping online is becoming the preferred choice for most young adults 60 percent of millennials doing their shopping online leading Cyber Monday to possibly outpacing Black Friday. “Shopping online is a lot easier, and you get to look at the store holistically, rather than having to find things...

A Manning Thanksgiving

A Manning Thanksgiving

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

November 22, 2019

The GoFundMe is just one way people on campus are helping Harper and the Mannings.  Most staff and students are going to be spending the next week with family and friends and the Mannings are no different.  However, instead of enjoying the comfort of someone’s home, the family will be in the ho...

Leading the way, Mills’ joins Texas Model UN

Leading the way, Mills’ joins Texas Model UN

Athena Tseng and Lucas Barr

November 21, 2019

Simulating the world’s problems on a much smaller scale, Texas Model UN launched in 2015 as a way to help students build relationships, learn leadership skills, and develop positive communication and collaboration. It’s an organization that has proven to be in the wheelhouse of senior Sam Mills,...

Redhawks provide 46 angels with Christmas gifts

Redhawks provide 46 angels with Christmas gifts

Yael Even, Managing Editor

November 20, 2019

More than 40 Frisco ISD are going to be receiving gifts through the school’s Adopt an Angel program as 2B classes collected gifts from the beginning of the month until Tuesday.  “For this year’s adopt an angel donation drive, the turnout was amazing,” counselor Staci Stokes said. “As a campus...

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