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Bollywood inspires freshman dancer

Bollywood inspires freshman dancer

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

October 20, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

For many students, the inspiration to dance can come from many places. For freshman Diya Deepak, Bollywood is a source of her desire to dance. To find out more about this, Wingspan’s Janet Nguyen caught up with Deepak. Wingspan: How long have you been dancing? Deepak: “I have been dancing sinc...

Blood drive seeks to save lives

Blood drive seeks to save lives

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

The annual Carter Bloodcare blood drive is taking place Friday in the gym from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with the goal of more than 200 pints of blood being donated. “Every time a person donates blood it saves three people's lives,” health teacher Stephen Friar said. Students are encouraged to partic...

Matches made in Best Buddies

Matches made in Best Buddies

Dea Divi, Guest Contributor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

The matches are in for the Best Buddies program which seeks to promote relationships between students that might not get to know each other otherwise. “The matching party went fantastic and was as perfect as an event could be,” Best Buddies President Rylee McHenry said. “We were extremely prepared, got a ton...

An international issue

An international issue

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

To spread awareness of bullying in different countries, students in Pre-Ap Spanish 3 have been working on posters comparing bullying in Latin American countries to that of the United States. The students chose a specific Spanish speaking country at the beginning of the year that they would be studyin...

PSAT Wednesday

PSAT Wednesday

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

October 13, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

All students in grades 9-11 will be taking the College Board PSAT assessment of math, writing, and reading readiness on Wednesday during 1st, 2nd and possibly part of 3rd period. Seniors are to arrive at school in the auditorium at 10:45 a.m. for an informational meeting with Jostens regarding graduati...

Done with fires, Friar hopes to inspire

Done with fires, Friar hopes to inspire

Olivia Womack, Guest Contributor

October 9, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Medical Terminology teacher and girls basketball coach Stephen Friar went through a significant career transition in his life. From hustling on call as a first responder to grading papers and talking about fractured bones, Friar has made the move from one career to another. Wingspan’s Olivia Womack sat down with Fri...

Students explore agricultural interests

Students explore agricultural interests

Imani Jones, Guest Contributor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Tuesday was State Fair Day for the students of Future Farmers of America (FFA) who took the day off from school to visit the State Fair of Texas. FFA is a youth group focused on agricultural education. Led by teacher Julie Anderson the organization has more than 100,000 members in Texas. To find ...

Yearbook in full production mode

Yearbook in full production mode

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor

October 1, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

The yearbook staff has the responsibility of storing the entire school year’s memories into the yearbook, and they’re already getting started. Wingspan recently sat down in the yearbook production classroom with Carole Babineaux, the yearbook director, to talk about the upcoming Liberty yearbook f...

A statement of comfort

A statement of comfort

Reilly Martens, Guest Contributor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

For many high school students, style is not at the forefront of their minds when getting ready for a long school day. Casual wear is a lazy day must, but according to fashion club president Laura Muriungi, this is still considered a fashion statement. “The statement of comfort” as she would call...

Homecoming nomination takes on special meaning for two

Homecoming nomination takes on special meaning for two

September 25, 2015


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Big plans, big hopes, big mums: homecoming season is at its peak as the big weekend falls upon Redhawk Nation. Homecoming court nominations took place last week and were finalized at the beginning of this week. The votes are in and tallied, and the underclassmen winners will be announced during the pe...

Reusing the products of today

Reusing the products of today

Maddie Owens, Social Media Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Looking towards the future, AP Environmental Science students spent the first weeks of school reusing the products of today. Students had to design their own paper-making process, and had to bring their own materials for this creative project. “If we would have a little forethought into what we use a...

Best Buddies mixer Thursday

Best Buddies mixer Thursday

Olivia Kirklin, Guest Contributor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Best Buddies is an international organization devoted to establishing one to one friendships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities on campus through matching students and hosting events. Wingspan sat down with Rylee McHenry, 2015 Best Buddies President, to talk ab...

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