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  • DECA’s first meeting is August 30 at 8:30 a.m. or 4:15 p.m. in C243

  • Tennis plays at Reedy Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

  • Boys soccer tryouts (for those not currently in the class) are Nov. 28-30 after school on the turf field. See Coach Kaiser in room C112

  • CTE Center’s FISD mock trial team will hold an information meeting over the try-out process on August 31 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the CTE Center

  • Monday is the first day of school with 1st period beginning at 9:00 a.m.

FFA leadership teams advance to area

FFA leadership teams advance to area

Wingspan Staff
November 12, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

First place was a common result for the school's FFA leadership team at the District V FFA Leadership Development Events in Anna as the school took top honors in three events. Teams that placed in the top two advanced to the area contest on Nov. 21 at Krum High School with the top two at the area co...

Overdrive offers free ebooks

Overdrive offers free ebooks

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

The district has introduced a new way to access books through Overdrive, a free online library of ebooks and audiobooks that can be read at any time. Anyone in the district can utilize hundreds of new and classic titles by signing in to Overdrive with their school ID. The site is available on comput...

The sound of passion

The sound of passion

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor
November 10, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Music is a common part of everyday life. Music can be used to express emotions, to fight loneliness, and to help people relate to one another. And while most people enjoy listening to music, not many get the chance to actually produce it at a high level. However senior Charlie Lin is one of the people...

Walking with Violet

Walking with Violet

Olivia Womback, Guest Contributor
November 9, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Since a young age, 11th grader Violet Krause has been working in the modeling world. Recruited by modeling agency Kim Dawson, Krause has been on the cover PaperCity, done shoots for stores like Francesca’s, and walked in numerous runway shows. “Being on the cover of several magazines and sho...

A recipe for success

A recipe for success

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

The culinary arts class at school is led by Nija Higgins who has been inspired by cooking since she was little and continues being inspired everyday by her students. Wingspan's Amber Holt caught up with Higgins to talk about her passion and her program. Wingspan: Why are you teaching culinary arts...

Sushi now on lunch menu

Sushi now on lunch menu

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Sushi is now a lunch option as the cafeteria will be serving the Japanese-inspired dish every day for $3.75 starting Thursday in the Coffee Shop snack bar. The cafeteria staff went to different food shows looking for ideas of healthy foods for students and tested the sushi out on another school ...

Korean family of student finds new home in America

Korean family of student finds new home in America

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor
November 3, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

America is full of diversity. Many come here for families, education or to start a new life. Freshman Jieun Shin moved from South Korea and has lived in America for more than two years now. “My family and I moved to Korea because of education since there are more opportunities here,” Jieun said. ...

StuCo launches Ramen Noodle Food Drive

StuCo launches Ramen Noodle Food Drive

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief
October 30, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Student Council will begin its Ramen Noodle Food Drive next week, a change from the usual general food drive that they have run in years past. “We have not experienced success with general food drives in the past and other organizations also do food drives,” Student Council President Jay Sc...

Both teacher and student

Both teacher and student

Megan Lin, Guest Contributor
October 29, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

The bell signals the start of the school day and masses of students swarm onto the stairs and hallways, making their way to their classrooms. As they settle down in their first period class, the teacher starts speaking while handing out some papers. Many of them groan inwardly but it’s a daily rou...

Doing her best for Best Buddies

Doing her best for Best Buddies

Emma Crampton, Guest Contributor
October 27, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

If eighth grader Phoebe Chalker had her way, there would already be a Best Buddies program at Vandeventer Middle School. Until that happens, Phoebe is happy to help the high school’s program led by her mom, teacher Julia Chalker. “I saw my mom working and doing stuff and I love to be with kids,” Phoebe...

Living with social anxiety

Living with social anxiety

Olivia Kirklin, Guest Contributor
October 26, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

For many high school students, making friends and completing school work isn’t anything out of the ordinary. But for junior Curt Crampton, these types of situations do not come as naturally. Curt was diagnosed with Aspergers and Bipolar Disorder at age three, along with social anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and depre...

Nacho line a lunch time hit

Nacho line a lunch time hit

Emma Crampton, Guest Contributor
October 21, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Nachos may not seem like the healthiest option for a student’s meal, but they actually fit the nutrition guidelines for a school lunch which is to provide healthy and nutritional meals to the students of FISD. “It is not all that high for the chips,” cafeteria employee Beverly Newman said. “Bu...

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