WINGSPAN

  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

  • Frisco ISD Choir Festival at Stonebriar Community Church Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Sewing for service hours

Sewing for service hours

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

December 20, 2018


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Putting sewing into a new light, One Thread is a new club that provides a easy way to give back to the community as members are making quilts to donate. “I saw so much waste and people wanting to give back to their community,” club president Ayda Sow said. “So for the students to have the chanc...

New teaching techniques on display at instructional showcase

New teaching techniques on display at instructional showcase

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

December 19, 2018


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It’s a trip to a learning carnival on Wednesday and Thursday for some teachers on campus as the library is transformed into an instructional showcase to provide new classroom techniques. “Our instructional showcase is to allow teachers to play with new technologies and programs and fun things tha...

Smashing gamer stereotypes

Smashing gamer stereotypes

Ava Peinhardt and Dea-Mallika Divi

December 18, 2018


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Dozens of students filed into the science lab room of AP Biology teacher Chris Ham during Wednesday’s advisory period. But they weren’t there for tutorials. They were there for the school’s new Esports Club. However, in a school full of diversity, there was a noticeable lack of it amo...

Spanish students create customized class contracts

Spanish students create customized class contracts

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

December 17, 2018


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Though the end of the semester is Friday, students in Spanish I are implementing a new class system involving customized class contracts just in time for the new year. “Once I got back from maternity leave I noticed that some of the student’s behaviors in the classroom wasn’t exactly what I ...

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...

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