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Philosophy club set to take place on campus

Philosophy club set to take place on campus

Yael Even, Managing Editor

August 22, 2019

An interest in philosophy led junior Tyler Brown to start the school’s first philosophy club which meets for the first time Friday during advisory. “My plan is to conduct guided discussions based on problems philosophers have encountered in the past and see what solutions kids come up with and c...

GT American Studies makes and teaches history

GT American Studies makes and teaches history

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2019

GT American Studies is making it’s district debut on campus this school year. The new course mixes AP United States History and AP English Language and Composition in a double blocked class that covers “the development of the United States through the integration” of many studies and “the philosophical foundation of American thought.” ...

Senior pictures get professional touch

Senior pictures get professional touch

Kanz Bitar, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

Every year freshmen, sophomores, and juniors get their yearbook photos taken at school, but for seniors to get in the yearbook, they are required to go to Southern Image Photography by Sept. 30.  It’s a different process than the typical yearbook pictures taken on campus.   “We got to experi...

District gives new value to grades

District gives new value to grades

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

August 19, 2019

Grade averages in Frisco ISD district will be calculated using a new process that no longer includes daily grades. Students will now only have two types of assessments contributing to their grades, with major grades having a weight of 60 percent and minor grades being weighted 40 percent. It’s a ...

Parking permit application available online

Parking permit application available online

Yael Even, Managing Editor

August 16, 2019

Student drivers that haven’t already purchased their parking permits are expected to do so soon. Permits are $50 for the fall and spring semesters, and $30 for just the spring semester.  “You can purchase a parking permit one of two ways,” financial secretary Tammy Hart said. “You can pa...

VOE’s now offered only online

VOE’s now offered only online

Yael Even and Kasey Harvey

August 16, 2019

Verification of Enrollment forms are now offered exclusively online for the 2019-2020 school year through the Student Portal. Needing the form to get a permit or driver’s license, students are able to access the document with ease where school is in session or not.  “The first time I got my VOE fr...

New GPA changes implemented

New GPA changes implemented

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

August 15, 2019

Various changes in GPA and ranking systems are taking effect this school year, after rankings for students outside of the top 10 percent were ended last year. Juniors and seniors, starting with the Class of 2021, are eligible to cancel one athletics or fine arts course, all of which are considered on-leve...

Freshmen ready to take flight

Freshmen ready to take flight

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

August 5, 2019

Rising freshmen will get a sneak peek of the campus at the annual Flight School hosted by Student Council Tuesday from 9 a.m until noon. “We are hoping this will help students feel comfortable and excited about the transition from middle school to high school,” Student Council advisor Kandy Stevens...

Looking back at the 2018-19 school year

Looking back at the 2018-19 school year

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

May 30, 2019

The 2018-19 school year comes to a close on Thursday. Taking a look back at the school year is a montage from some of the best moments covered by Wingspan.

Seniors save emails from FISD accounts

Seniors save emails from FISD accounts

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2019

Students that are graduating or leaving Frisco ISD are able to keep emails and documents from their Frisco ISD gmail accounts by following the steps in the instructions attached. ...

Summer not the end of school for some

Summer not the end of school for some

Ava Peinhart, Staff Reporter

May 28, 2019

Though the school year ends Thursday, some students are in the process of signing up for classes over the summer with Liberty and Reedy High School being this year’s Frisco ISD summer school locations, with classes beginning June 11. For junior Mishal Sayyid, summer school allows for a chance to k...

Senior spend skip day at Six Flags

Senior spend skip day at Six Flags

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

May 23, 2019

The class of 2019 is taking over Six Flags Over Texas on Thursday for Senior Skip Day. “I am excited for senior skip day,” senior Sophia Garofalo said. “We are going to Six Flags and that is somewhere I have never been before." The theme park will be open to both the public and the seniors ...

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