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Graduation name game

Graduation name game

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

As seniors march onto the stage Saturday evening night at the Ford Center to receive their diplomas, there will be a new voice saying their names as assistant principal Stacey Whaling replaces Frisco ISD Advanced Academics Coordinator Srikrishna Chetty in the role. Whaling has been preparing f...

Seniors reflect on the end of high school

Seniors reflect on the end of high school

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

A journey that began in kindergarten is coming to a close for the class of 2018 with seniors already beginning to reflect on their time in high school. “I’ll miss the friendships I’ve made in band,” senior Caitlyn Hazzard said. “I have such wonderful people around me all the time and I know...

Pulse, the heart of the school climate

Pulse, the heart of the school climate

Anya Thakur, Guest Contributor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Uncategorized

As the school year wraps up, campus climate committee Pulse has hosted numerous events from Redhawk Rants, in which students led discussions on mental health and personal development, to relaxation opportunities such as Yoga with Peyton and Treat Yo Self Day. “I am incredibly proud of the work the stude...

Shaping acute songs

Shaping acute songs

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 30, 2018


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Geometry students are ending the year by creating music videos about their assigned topics which they will watch in class on Tuesday and Wednesday. “The project is about us presenting what we have learned and each group gets a different topic,” freshman Kushika Bansal. “I like the fact that...

500 years ago in the present

500 years ago in the present

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 30, 2018


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Humanities students put on their very own Renaissance Fair Tuesday in the library with informational booths, games, and food. “I did Da Vinci engineering and made a model of his flying machine out of paper,” freshman Manisha Woodruff said. “And you can race different paper airplanes you make against my flying machine to s...

Rising freshmen ready to take flight

Rising freshmen ready to take flight

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

May 29, 2018


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As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, incoming freshmen for the 2018-2019 school year are anticipating and preparing for their first year as high schoolers. “It’s a lot bigger and there's more people, so it'll be difficult and kind of hard to navigate, and there's only a short passi...

Faces of Frisco: Being South Asian

Faces of Frisco: Being South Asian

Aaron Boehmer and Katharina Santos

May 29, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Often times the term 'Asian' is misinterpreted as only referring to East Asians and South Asians can be left out of the typical perception of Asians. Within South Asians as a group, however, exists a wide diversity of cultures. Wingspan takes a look at how South Asia has influenced Frisco through the perspectives of ...

‘Biggest, fattest, juiciest blueberries you’ve ever seen’

‘Biggest, fattest, juiciest blueberries you’ve ever seen’

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Blueberries are one of the most nutritious fruits, so maybe it's no surprise that the one person on campus to grow and sell them is school nurse Emily Mikeska.  Nine years ago, Mikeska’s family land in Livingston turned into C&M Farm, a place to promote health and make use of the abundance of lan...

2017-18 academic awards announced

2017-18 academic awards announced

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Campus Life

At Senior Awards Night, the senior top ten class will be announced at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Here’s a look at senior awards as well as the underclassmen awards. Class of 2018 Valedictorian Ally Wong Class of 2018 Salutatorian Iris Zhang National Merit Commended Hannah Alnemer Shree Balaj...

Gravity reigns as physics students take on Hawaiian Falls

Gravity reigns as physics students take on Hawaiian Falls

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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Most AP Physics students will spend Wednesday at Hawaiian Falls, riding slides and collecting data for one of their end of year projects. “Physics 2 students are doing the cardboard boat regatta, so they’ve had about a total of two weeks to build a boat,” AP Physics 2 teacher Holley Mos...

Lights, camera, science

Lights, camera, science

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The science department will host Family Science Night in the cafeteria from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to engage younger students in feeder schools. “Family science night was something that I kind of started when I was in Sherman and I brought it here to Liberty,” AP Physics teacher Kenric Davies sa...

Drive to save lives

Drive to save lives

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Possibly saving a life is on Wednesday’s schedule for students 16 and older as the school hosts its spring blood drive in conjunction with Carter BloodCare. “[High school blood drives have] a huge impact for us, getting to introduce young donors to the donation process and then building a long...

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