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  • 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

Senior service hours due Saturday

Senior service hours due Saturday

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Seniors wanting a red service cord to wear at graduation must submit their volunteer hours Saturday via x2vol. In order for the required 100 hours to count, they must be both logged and verified. “When seniors enter those hours, they should be putting their volunteer coordinator’s contact infor...

HOSA heading to state

HOSA heading to state

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

12 HOSA students and their sponsors are heading to Corpus Christi Thursday for the Texas HOSA State Competition from Friday through Sunday. The competition includes various events related to health and medicine and is an opportunity to demonstrate the skills competitors have. “They compete against othe...

New system makes finding books easier

New system makes finding books easier

Rigre Garciandia, WTV Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Libraries need to be logically organized in a way that makes it easy for someone to find what they are looking for and school librarian Jeana Chetty has been working on a new organization system. Traditionally, books have been arranged in alphabetical order, by author name, which means that books...

HAC takes the app store

HAC takes the app store

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

There is now an app for Home Access Center (HAC) to make it easier for parents and students to access information. The district has a PDF to explain how the app works with the app available on both the App Store and Google Play. “The purpose of the app is to provide a convenient alternative to...

School finishes second in District 13-5A UIL meet

School finishes second in District 13-5A UIL meet

Wingspan Staff
March 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The District 13-5A academic meet was held on campus Friday and Saturday with hundreds of students competing in more than a dozen events. The top three individuals in each competition and the first place team in each event advance to the 5A Region II meet April 7-8 at Prosper High School. Here's a...

UIL teams take on district

UIL teams take on district

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

UIL 13-5A academic teams compete in the district meet in classrooms throughout campus on Friday and Saturday. Journalism, computer science and debate take place after school Friday and the remainder of the events take place Saturday. “Every year I hope we do as best we can, but here at Liberty we have...

Proper procedures for student medications

Proper procedures for student medications

Josie Woodward, WTV Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

WTV's Melody Akbari takes a look at the proper procedures for student medications.

Counseling office joins the world of social media

Counseling office joins the world of social media

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The school’s counselors now have a social media presence after starting Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts. “The reason why we decided to get our social media presence going is to utilize that as another method for getting important  information updates out there to help students and parents an...

Deadline to register for AP exams approaching

Deadline to register for AP exams approaching

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

With AP tests coming up, the deadlines for test registrations are coming up. With a base fee of $93, the regular deadline for registration is Wednesday. The late deadline is on April 6 and has an additional fee of $20 per exam and the final deadline is April 12 with an added fee of $20 per exa...

Wingspan named Gold Crown winner by CSPA

Wingspan named Gold Crown winner by CSPA

Wingspan Staff
March 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association named Wingspan a Gold Crown winner at its 93rd annual Scholastic Convention Friday at Columbia University in New York City with junior Divya Murali in attendance to receive the award. “Having the chance to receive the CSPA award on behalf of Wingspan was such a great honor,” Murali...

Persian New Year marks blooming of spring

Persian New Year marks blooming of spring

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Persian New Year, or Nowruz in Farsi, takes place Monday and comes from an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. The holiday takes place at the exact start of Spring, symbolizing the beginning of a new chapter and is celebrated by Iranians worldwide. Preparation for the holiday starts weeks before and is an important ...

Playing games to remember history

Playing games to remember history

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Some world history classes finished a unit Friday by playing a game to show students a real-life scenario of what they had been learning. “It’s showing students in a time of imperialism the European countries scrambling to get as much territory in Africa as possible,” world history teacher ...

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