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  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Pacemaker

Challenge seeks to make happiness a habit

Challenge seeks to make happiness a habit

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

High rates of stress can be found throughout Frisco ISD according to FISD’s Safe Schools Coordinator James Caldwell. Partly as a response to this, the Happiness Advantage Challenge is underway. The 21-day event which ends April 24 is designed to inspire others to develop a more positive outlook by c...

Mini spring break

Mini spring break

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This weekend is a four day weekend with Friday a holiday and Monday being a bad weather make up day, but since we didn’t lose any school days to bad weather, it’s now another day off. While some vacations like Spring Break might slow down the rhythm of lesson plans, this weekend will not affe...

HOSA hosting blood drive Thursday

HOSA hosting blood drive Thursday

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

HOSA and Carter BloodCare are joining forces to host an on-campus blood drive Thursday with students helping to organize and facilitate the event. “We’re just going to be signing people in outside the gyms, making sure they have their forms signed and stuff like that,” HOSA officer Abby Das...

NHS Induction Wednesday

NHS Induction Wednesday

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

2017-2018 National Honors Society members are preparing for their induction ceremony on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Students are attending a rehearsal Tuesday after school to ensure they’re ready for the actual ceremony. “We want the kids to know the formal process for induction, w...

Eight advance to state

Eight advance to state

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Eight students earned their way to the UIL State Academic Meet April 21-22 at the University of Texas at Austin after placing at or near the top of their competitions in the 5A-Region II meet at Prosper High School Friday and Saturday. “It went very well,” campus UIL coordinator Jeff Schr...

More than $1100 donated to Samaritan Inn

More than $1100 donated to Samaritan Inn

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

A fundraiser that took place before winter break came to a conclusion Friday when students presented the Samaritan Inn $1109 in gift cards and donations collected through a Season of Giving program. “It started because we talked as a class about the importance of donating to people who aren’t...

Wait is over, prom is Saturday

Wait is over, prom is Saturday

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Prom is Saturday night from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. at the W Hotel and at least 355 students have tickets for the once a year in event. “Throughout high school, you’ll have multiple homecomings and only one prom,” senior Ashlyn Craig said. “It’ll be so much different and better than the others, so...

Juniors only night prepares students for college

Juniors only night prepares students for college

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Frisco ISD hosted a “Just for Juniors” night for students and parents of the Class of 2018 on Wednesday night at Wakeland. The presentation gave students and their families the opportunity to learn about the overall college application process. “I think that it is very important to learn about the col...

Playing piano pays off

Playing piano pays off

Divya Murali, WTV Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Many students on campus have jobs, however one student is her own boss. Junior Uttaraa Garg, utilizes her long-term talent as a way to encourage young students who are new to piano. “I started teaching piano and violin since I was 13,” Garg said. “I started playing piano when I was three...

7 advance to international HOSA conference

7 advance to international HOSA conference

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

12 HOSA students competed in the state competition last weekend with one team earning second place and seven team members advancing to the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Orlando June 21-24. “HOSA did great,” HOSA sponsor Maribeth Thomas said. “We had twelve kids qualify for stat...

History students build book of knowledge

History students build book of knowledge

Ariela Rodrigues, WTV Staff Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Since the beginning of the school year, students in world history classes have been given their own book of knowledge as a guideline with all of the questions, pictures and articles laid out for them, but for the rest of the school year they will have to build it themselves. “The big part is that ownership in your work vers...

Lab teaches transpiration

Lab teaches transpiration

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students picked four bedding plants to place in four different conditions, humid, windy, sunny, and control. Each plant is then placed in a Ziploc bag with soil in it. Once that was completed they recorded the initial mass of the plants before beginning the experiment. After that each plant is pl...

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