The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

  • June 2 is the last day of school

  • Class of 2017 graduation is June 3 at the Dr Pepper Arena at 1:30 p.m.

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Pacemaker

Teen Leadership in the Community

Teen Leadership in the Community

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

WTV's Jordan Klein shows how Teen Leadership 2 students are putting classroom lessons to practice and helping out the community.   

CTE Centers gives students a head start on law careers

CTE Centers gives students a head start on law careers

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

High school can be a difficult time where students beginning to figure out possible careers they may pursue in life. For Frisco ISD students thinking about a career in law, the CTE Center offers six different courses in the field. “They gain the writing, speaking, and presentation skills required to...

Student Council sponsoring grants up to $500

Student Council sponsoring grants up to $500

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
May 2, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Known for putting on various activities throughout the school year, Student Council is now sponsoring grants up to $500 for various clubs and organizations on campus that submit an  application by May 12. “The clubs have to go through an application process in order to receive the money,” StuCo member Kenedi McCormick said. “So whoever has the best application and seems to have the best ideas. Based on that we hope that clubs will be able to further their activities and really reach out to their audiences.” The application requires clubs to detail what they are planning to do with money from the grant before sending it on to StuCo sponsor Jordan Benton. “Just like FEF does grants for Great Ideas for teachers across the district, StuCo has allocated a portion of our funds raised to be used for grants for clubs that we have on our campus,” Benton said. “The clubs will need to have a valid and satisfactory response to the purpose of their club, how the money will help the school, and what they intend to do with this money.” This year...

DECA returns from international conference

DECA returns from international conference

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

24 students from the campus chapter of DECA attended the International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California over the weekend, competing with more than 19,000 students from across the world in the field of business and marketing. “It feels pretty awesome to get this far because it was one of my goals this year, and I'm happy I ac...

Cultural learning through the culinary arts

Cultural learning through the culinary arts

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Celebrating cultures from around the world was the focus of Friday’s International Day in Nija Higgins’ culinary arts and food science classes with each student assigned a country to research and then provide a popular dish representing that culture. “I like to get people out of their comfort...

Fishing for grades

Fishing for grades

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A weekend endeavor for many people, going fishing is part of the current unit for Outdoor Education students as they head to the lake at Turnbridge Limestone Park. “I think it is important because very few kids get the opportunity to go fish,” outdoor education teacher Justin Koons said. “...

DECA visits California for international conference

DECA visits California for international conference

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
April 26, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

DECA members traveled to Anaheim, California Wednesday to the International Career Development Conference, where they will compete against other members from all over the world in the Competitive Events Program. “I'm a very excited and proud to take 24 of our students to compete on an international level with over 19,000 members all over the world,” DECA adviser Chris Ham said. “This is the biggest number of students tha...

Voting Tuesday and Wednesday for Student Council president

Voting Tuesday and Wednesday for Student Council president

April 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Voting in the 2017-18 Student Council presidential election begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday and ends at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Current freshmen, sophomores and juniors have received an email containing the link to cast their ballot. This year's candidates are juniors Jeffrey Nebeker and Rohith Perumalla. WTV...

Health science creates first aid notebooks

Health science creates first aid notebooks

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Health Science students are working on a project this week to help them be prepared for actual first aid procedures they might have to perform next year in Health Science 2 and in the real world. “I assigned this project to go along with the American Heart Association CPR class all Health Science 1 ...

Foreign language learning through food

Foreign language learning through food

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Cooking and Spanish culture were the key ingredients in a Pre-Ap Spanish 3 class project on Wednesday as students presented food cooked from different Spanish speaking countries. “I think that the Spanish project is helpful in learning about the Spanish culture because the students will learn ...

English classes focus on environmental issues

English classes focus on environmental issues

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Earth Day is Saturday and the environment is the focus of an English II research assignment with students combining an environmental issue with what they have learned in class. “It's a way to apply the skills you build in class to a real-world situation,” English II teacher Sarah Baker said. ...

Final preparations for AP exams underway

Final preparations for AP exams underway

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students in Advanced Placement classes are gearing up for exams that begin May 1 and conclude May 12 with classes spending the next weeks preparing in a variety of ways. “We’re teaching them the College Board criteria,” AP Human Geography teacher Tim Johannes said. “We’ll practice like ...

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas
Campus Life