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Tis’ the season to dress jolly

Tis’ the season to dress jolly

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

December 14, 2018


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From holiday pajamas to ugly sweaters, every day next week features a different holiday dress up theme with students being encouraged to dress in holiday attire to increase festivity and holiday spirit throughout the school. “We want to have something right before the end of the semester that ever...

Cookie exchange makes teachers’ days sweeter

Cookie exchange makes teachers’ days sweeter

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 13, 2018


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To kick off holiday festivities, teachers were invited to the library Thursday during third period for the annual cookie exchange and lunch hosted by the PTSA. “I think it's awesome,” Spanish teacher Ashli Taquino said. “We look forward to it every year and it just really helps kickoff you k...

Free babysitting courtesy of StuCo

Free babysitting courtesy of StuCo

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


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With the hustle and bustle that comes with the holiday season, staff members have a chance to get some time for themselves with the second annual Teacher’s Night Out on Dec. 19 from 5-9 p.m. when Student Council members will provide free childcare. “Teachers Night Out is an event that was started last year,”...

Diversity on display in junior’s photoshoot

Diversity on display in junior’s photoshoot

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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Getting creative with the school’s diversity, junior Amelia Jauregui held a photoshoot in the courtyard after school Tuesday featuring 16 girls from different cultures. “I’m really interested in photography and I came across this thing online relating to photography,” Jauregui said. “The pr...

Baking up holiday spirit for teachers

Baking up holiday spirit for teachers

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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From oatmeal raisin, to chocolate chip, cookies are often considered a holiday season staple and on Thursday, students will provide teachers some home baked treats in exchange for up to two volunteer hours. “I'm participating because I like to give back to the teachers and staff who work so hard...

#LibertyLearns as teachers try to earn the golden hashtag

#LibertyLearns as teachers try to earn the golden hashtag

Carter Brock, Executive Sports Producer

December 12, 2018


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In the classroom, some teachers have been putting down the pencil, and picking up the phone in order to facilitate teaching strategies. Social media is prominently used by the younger generation, but teachers around school have adopted Twitter to help enhance their learning environments. Often led by associate prin...

Snapshots brings school diversity in focus

Snapshots brings school diversity in focus

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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Hoping to capture the school’s diversity, junior Amelia Jauregui is hosting a photoshoot of several girls from different backgrounds after school on Tuesday. “I’m really interested in photography and I came across this thing online relating to photography,” Jauregui said. “The prompt said...

PSAT scores arrive for sophomores and juniors

PSAT scores arrive for sophomores and juniors

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

December 10, 2018


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College Board emails flooded in on Monday morning as sophomores and juniors received their  PSAT scores from the Oct. 9 practice test. “PSAT of scores have a variety of levels of important depending on what year you are,” counselor Staci Stokes said. “For 10th grade students really it’s just a base...

Visa lottery lands family in Frisco

Visa lottery lands family in Frisco

Ashvita Girish, Guest Contributor

December 7, 2018


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Immigration is one of the main sources of population growth for the United States. Millions of immigrants move to the United States to get a better education, a job, or things that were unavailable to them in their native country. “I moved here four months ago and I lived in Iran all of my ...

New club seeks to expand knowledge of Chinese culture

New club seeks to expand knowledge of Chinese culture

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

December 6, 2018


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Kicking off an early winter solstice celebration, the newly formed Chinese Culture Club learned how to make tang yuan at their meeting on Wednesday. “I usually celebrate by eating a lot of tang yuan,” president Dora Sow said. “Winter solstice is a time in Chinese culture where we get to make ...

Classic class features youngest student

Classic class features youngest student

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

December 5, 2018


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Confusing schedules, foreign halls, scary seniors. The first day of high school is enough to intimidate even the most confident of freshmen, so it’s tough to imagine how eighth grader Ashley Chen felt when her time to brave the first day came a year early. Taking part in an advancement prog...

Campus Connection: Volume V

Campus Connection: Volume V

December 4, 2018


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Wingspan introduces you to some of the new staff members on campus.

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