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

Students go off the grid for mental health

Students go off the grid for mental health

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Teens and social media often go hand in hand with as many as 94 percent of teenagers having at least one account. But while there are perks to its use, there are some downsides with some students undertaking a social media cleanse and giving up their account. “I was really feeling the negative...

Senior debater advances to UIL state

Senior debater advances to UIL state

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Taking 7th place as a school at the 5A Region II UIL Academic Meet on Friday and Saturday at Prosper High School, just one Redhawk will be traveling to Austin for state as senior Parker Butler advanced in debate. “It’s very humbling,” Butler said. “I’ve been on debate for, this is my fourth ye...

Wingspan named one of nation’s top online publications

Wingspan named one of nation’s top online publications

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

For the third year in a row, Wingspan has been nationally recognized as winners of the Online Pacemaker, often considered the Pulitzer prize of journalism. Wingspan traveled to San Francisco for a five-day trip and attended the JEA/NSPA National Competition and Convention, where the award was announced. “...

Faces of Frisco: Being Latino

Faces of Frisco: Being Latino

Katharina Santos and Aaron Boehmer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Latin Americans and Hispanics make up the largest ethnic minority in the United States with more than 10 million calling Texas home. There are a little more than 14,000 Latinos/Hispanics in Frisco, making it the largest minority in the city. With a variety of cultures making up the Latino/Hispanic community, Win...

Destination imagination team advances to global finals

Destination imagination team advances to global finals

Divya Murali, WTV Special Projects Producer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Destination Imagination is a program which fosters creativity, courage and curiosity within students through academic challenges in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, fine arts and service learning. During competitions teams are critiqued by a panel of trained judges, ranging...

Curriculum prepares sophomores for EOC

Curriculum prepares sophomores for EOC

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

First taking STAAR tests in third grade, sophomores are gearing up for one of their last ones with Thursday’s English II EOC. However sophomores have came to conclusion that that they didn’t prepare as much as Freshman year. “I feel a little less prepared this year because the focus was not on STA...

Spanish may reign, but French finds its place

Spanish may reign, but French finds its place

Panav Ladha, WTV Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

According to babbel.com more than 400 million people speak Spanish, which is the 2nd most spoken language in the world, after English, while only around 220 million people speak French. So why do students choose French as their foreign language over Spanish even though Spanish seems more helpful in ...

Students take part in sleep study

Students take part in sleep study

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

April 10, 2018


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ISM students are developing their final products for Final Presentation Night, and senior Meghana Rao is utilizing her peers to conduct a sleep study as apart of her research in clinical psychology. The sleep study is a small resemblance of what professional clinical psychologists do with patients that a...

Taking the class to where students are

Taking the class to where students are

Sascha Cornelius, WTV Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Google Classroom use appears to be at all time high this year. According to TeachHUB.com, Google Classroom’s purpose is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students and streamline educational workflow Classroom allows teachers to create classes, post assignments, organize folders, an...

DFW Best Buddies Friendship Walk

DFW Best Buddies Friendship Walk

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

The DFW Best Buddies Friendship Walk is taking place this Saturday April 7th at the Simpson Plaza in Frisco Square from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. In addition to spreading awareness for intellectual or developmental disabilities from the walk, the school’s chapter of Best Buddies hopes to increase its past f...

New StuCo members notified

New StuCo members notified

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Students who applied to be apart of the 2018-2019 Student Council were notified of their acceptance during third period Thursday.  Sponsors Julie Anderson and Jordan Benton made the selection process based on the information students submitted in their applications such as teacher evaluations, adminis...

DGA students show off their moves

DGA students show off their moves

Yael Even, Guest Contributor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

Throughout the year Digital Graphics and Animation students have learned several softwares and increased their skills in photoshop, Maya, and drawing. “We are currently working on the Bloke Dance Project, where as the students are provided a rig [the Bloke character], and must animate him to da...

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