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  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. Tuesday at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Math inspires ceiling tile art

Math inspires ceiling tile art

Abby Wang, Guest Contributor

April 10, 2019


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Decorating ceiling tiles to reinforce the conics unit is an annual project for precalculus students with this year’s assignment due Friday. “Math and art,” precalculus teacher Kortney Smith said. “Students will combine the four conic sections and incorporate them into their picture. We are alwa...

Free breakfast for students on Thursday

Free breakfast for students on Thursday

Shreya Jagan, Guest Contributor

April 10, 2019


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With the intent of helping students reach their maximum potential during testing, and to make sure that all students have the proper nutrition for STAAR testing, students can get a free breakfast in the cafeteria on Thursday. “The Child and Nutrition department at the district office decided that for STAAR and...

Boom roasted, AP Lang students work on satire project

Boom roasted, AP Lang students work on satire project

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


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AP English Language students are having quite the laugh as they are creating their own piece of satire in class. “[It’s] basically an opportunity for students to demonstrate how they understand satire,” English teacher Chad Doty said. “They get to choose a topic of their choice and create their...

Making movies to understand the past

Making movies to understand the past

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


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Humanities teachers incorporated film into their lesson plans on Monday as students turn history topics into a documentary. “They are focusing on the key concepts of the Modern Era, which are globalization and colonization,” Humanities teacher Elizabeth Evans said. “After researching their to...

2019-2020 StuCo candidates for president named

2019-2020 StuCo candidates for president named

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

April 5, 2019


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Campaigning for the position of 2019-20 Student Council president has begun as the top five finalists presented their speeches to the StuCo class on Friday, with two, juniors Emma Hancock and Rileigh Horcher, emerging as the presidential candidates with voting set to begin Thursday, April 11th. “My...

Jostens delivers caps and gowns on Thursday

Jostens delivers caps and gowns on Thursday

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2019


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Graduation got a lot more real for seniors on Thursday as Jostens was on campus delivering  cap and gown packages for the class of 2019. “I feel great [about my cap and gown] because we're getting close to the end of the year, which  means were going to graduate soon,” senior Elizabeth Anders...

Biology students earning their green thumb

Biology students earning their green thumb

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

April 3, 2019


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Spring is a time when many people plant flowers, and for biology students in Deana Cowger’s class, it means the opportunity to plant four different seeds: sunflower, petunia, zinnia, and corn as they learn about gravitropism. “It started out, we had a class activity where we were looking at gravitropism...

Student Council narrows field of candidates for election

Student Council narrows field of candidates for election

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

April 2, 2019


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Although the next school year is months away, Student Council is already narrowing down the candidates for the 2019-2020 student body president and vice president. “I decided to run because I think it would be a great opportunity for me not only to work on my leadership skills, but to increase my op...

Sweeping the district in academic UIL

Sweeping the district in academic UIL

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

April 1, 2019


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All Frisco ISD high schools convened on campus for the District 9-5A UIL meet on Saturday, with the Redhawks academic team earning the championship. “I think it went better than probably any year, at least in the past five years,” UIL head director Courtney Benson said. “We won Sweepstakes by almost 15...

VOE forms now available online

VOE forms now available online

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


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Picking up a verification of enrollment form no longer requires a trip to the front office as starting Monday, they are available online. “It's going to benefit the kids, the students, because they can get their VOE whenever they want, they don't have to wait till school opens, on saturday or s...

DECA hopes recycling electronics pays off

DECA hopes recycling electronics pays off

Dea-Mallika Divi, Assignment Editor

March 29, 2019


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Getting rid of old electronics might be a little easier for some local residents as the school’s DECA chapter is hosting a tech drive at Limestone Quarry Park, in Turnbridge Manor on Saturday from 1-3 p.m., to raise funds for their ICDC national competition in Orlando. “DECA is collecting different used and old technology like cell phones, tablets, laptop...

Custodian Appreciation Day draws dozens of students

Custodian Appreciation Day draws dozens of students

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 28, 2019


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With music blaring, and snacks and drinks set up in the lecture hall, dozens of students showed  up during Thursday’s advisory period to make thank you cards for the custodians as part of a Student Council event. “I just always see how hard the janitors work and they do for school that go...

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