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  • PSAT for sophomores and juniors on Oct. 14
  • School pictures in English classes Tuesday and Wednesday
  • The 1st 9 week grading period ends Oct. 16

Say cheese, school pictures take place Tuesday and Wednesday

Southern Images Photography will be on campus Tuesday and Wednesday taking school pictures. Photos can be viewed and ordered online Sept. 30-Oct. 4 by going to www.soimagesphoto.com and clicking on the

Zain Rahmani, WTV Staff Reporter

September 21, 2020

Say cheese will echo throughout the library over and over on Tuesday and Wednesday for school pictures. Face to face students are going to have their yearbook pictures taken in English classes while virtual academy students have several different options, but they must sign up for a time. Tuesda...

Campus Connection: volume VII

Campus Connections takes a look at some of the newest staff members on campus.

Wingspan Staff

September 21, 2020

Nearly twenty new staff members on campus and in Campus Connection, Wingspan introduces you to some of the new staff members on campus.

Virtual students placed in classes from all over FISD

As all schools have opened up to accommodate learning, virtual students are scattered  at schools all over FISD in order to reduce class sizes.

Hannah Beeler, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2020

Virtual learning has brought many changes for students this school year including having online classes with teachers from other Frisco ISD schools. “Coming into the classroom was a little scary because you usually go into a class with some knowledge about a teacher,” senior Alice Cai said via email. “I d...

PAP and AP drop window opens

As the first 6 weeks come to an end, students will have the opportunity to drop PAP and AP classes beginning Friday. The drop window closes Sept. 24, and students will follow their new schedule starting Sept. 28.

Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2020

The window for students to drop AP and PAP classes opens up on Friday with a form available on the counselors website for students wishing to make changes to their schedule. “All students currently in PAP or AP class will be eligible to drop to an on-level equivalent course,” M-R counselor Amanda Zambiasi said. “Students will be asked...

A freshman’s guide for starting the year strong

A freshman's guide for starting the year strong

Jordan Battey, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2020

The start of this school year has been a massive change for most students around the world, including this year’s Frisco ISD freshman class, who are beginning their high school career online.  “Because of online school, there hasn’t been much of a change socially,” freshman Anushka...

National merit semifinalists named

This year's National Merit Semifinalists have been named. 12 students have been recognized from Liberty.

Wingspan Staff

September 15, 2020

More than 60 Frisco ISD students, including 12 Redhawks, have been named as 2021 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. As a National Merit Semifinalist, students have the chance to compete for more than 7,500 scholarships worth a combined total of $30 million with winners announced in the spring of 2021.  The 12 Redhawk...

Virtual to in-person, students able to change learning instruction

Beginning Monday, students can start the process of changing their learning environment from virtual to in-person, or vice versa, with the window open until Friday.  Changes can be submitted on the student portal and will go into effect for the second nine weeks of school on Oct. 19.

Kirthi Gummadi, WTV Staff Reporter

September 14, 2020

A month into the 2020-2021 school year, students and their families can now begin the process to change students’ learning environment from virtual to in-person, or vice versa, starting Monday with the window open until Friday.  Changes can be submitted on the student portal and will go into effect f...

Staff and students take a crack at hybrid learning

After being completely virtual the first three weeks of school, Friday brought an end to the first week of face-to-face instruction in Frisco ISD for approximately 900 students on campus. However, some students are taking a crack at hybrid learning, meaning they will take classes with a mixture of both virtual and F2F components.

Anurupa Roy, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

After being completely virtual the first three weeks of school, Friday brought an end to the first week of face-to-face instruction in Frisco ISD for approximately 900 students on campus.  However, some students are taking a crack at hybrid learning, meaning they will take classes with a mixture...

PALS program launched on campus

The Peer Assistance and Leadership (PALS) program launches for the first time at Liberty this year.

Ana Cuen, Managing Editor

September 11, 2020

Among the many changes and additions on campus this year, is the inaugural year of the Peer Assistance and Leadership (PALS) program. “Students at a high school campus, in a normal year, would go in-person to visit middle schools and elementary schools,” PALS sponsor David Barr said. “They would be paired u...

StuCo’s “Behind the Mask” highlights teachers on campus

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Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2020

Student Council is kicking off the 2020-2021 school year by launching “Behind the Mask,” a weekly tribute that provides insight into teachers on campus. “[It’s] a tribute to a teacher around the school where they talk about why they like the teacher and something that is interesting about the ...

One Thread campaign creates thousands of masks for charity

The One Thread officer team poses in front of a few of many masks created during the summer.

Abby Wang, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2020

What started as a personal project, has led junior Stephanie Chung to pair up with One Thread Nonprofit Organization in making and donating handmade masks. As Chung covered topics such as COVID-19 news on her YouTube channel, she realized the necessity of wearing masks, yet the difficulty of accessing t...

Students get ready for Labor Day weekend

Occuring on the first Monday in September to recognize the economic and social 
achievements of workers in America, Labor Day began as a labor movement in the late 19th century, but it got nationally recognized which led it to become a federal holiday in 1894.

Aayra Oswal, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2020

It’s a four day weekend for students with Friday being a staff development day for teachers, with Monday being a school holiday in recognition of Labor Day. But for some on campus, the reason for the holiday is unknown.  “Labor Day is only special to me because of the day we get off,” sophomore Sadhana ...

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