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My Life As: Soccer player

My Life As: Soccer player

Wingspan Staff

February 3, 2016


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In In this week’s My Life As, Wingspan takes a look at the life of girls' soccer player Cat Lychywek.

Student created app bypasses HAC

Student created app bypasses HAC

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

February 2, 2016


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Grade checking is a daily occurrence for many high school students and now there's an app that allows for just that. Graded was created by Reedy High School sophomore George Tayamkery. “I thought that the website was just too slow and inconvenient,” Thayamkery via Instagram direct message said. “So I just ma...

Eighth graders make high school plans

Eighth graders make high school plans

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

February 1, 2016


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For eighth graders in FISD, February can be an important month as they begin planning their four years of high school. However, what a student plans in eighth grade may not be the reality of their high school career. “I’m probably going to keep none of the classes I put down for senior year,...

NHS volunteers at Comstock Science Night

NHS volunteers at Comstock Science Night

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

January 29, 2016


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NHS members volunteered at Comstock Elementary School's Science Night on Thursday to help manage interactive exhibits for younger students to learn about science.

Working beyond the acceptance letters

Working beyond the acceptance letters

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

January 28, 2016


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For many seniors, much of the last year in high school is spent thinking about college life. Being accepted to a college is only the beginning of slowly but gradually leaving high school. Even though being accepted to a college is the first step to leaving high school, responsibilities last until the...

Nurse stresses to stay home if sick

Nurse stresses to stay home if sick

Megan Lin, Guest Contributor

January 26, 2016


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Wingspan: What’s the procedure for when students are sick and what do you normally do if they’re not severely sick? Mikeska: “First, an assessment is made. I will check their temperature and based on their complaints, we’ll kind of review what they’ve done, like if they’ve taken medication...

Teacher uses reward system for students

Teacher uses reward system for students

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2016


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For English teacher Michelle Porter, a thing of the past for many serves as a tool of today. Every month, she presents a special honor to two students from each of her six classes. “The student of the month is a reward system designed to recognize those students who have, according to our model,...

Students graduate before end of year

Students graduate before end of year

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

January 22, 2016


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Most seniors are excited for the first week of June because those are the last days of high school, but for a few students, graduation has already happened with the end of the first semester. “It’s not difficult to graduate early, I just think it requires students to probably plan no later tha...

Coffee with the counselors Friday

Coffee with the counselors Friday

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


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With the cost of college at an all time high, the school will have a “Coffee with the Counselors” Friday from 8 - 9 a.m. in the library to discuss college scholarships and financial aid. The meeting is informational in nature with parents and students welcome to come have coffee and ask the school’...

FFA student score well at livestock show

FFA student score well at livestock show

Wingspan Staff

January 21, 2016


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Several of the school's FFA students recently made trips to the winner's circle at the Collin County January 2016 Livestock Show with one Grand Champion and two Reserve Grand Champion awards. Winners of the Collin County Junior Livestock Show in McKinney include: Lauren Johnson - Grand Cha...

Students experience cultural change

Students experience cultural change

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor

January 20, 2016


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Many would agree that Humanities is certainly an usual course. Not only is it taught by two teachers, but it combines English and AP World History into a two year course. “[Humanities] is a study of expression and influence; how people expressed themselves and how those expressions influenced future peoples,...

45 DECA members advance to state

45 DECA members advance to state

Wingspan Staff

January 19, 2016


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DECA attended its district competition at Haltom High on Saturday with 45 of 49 competitors advancing to state in San Antonio at the end of February. The names and competitions of the students who advanced to state are listed below. Last Name First Name Event Type Event Aggarwal Su...

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