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Can’t cash this check, but it could help in the future

Can’t cash this check, but it could help in the future

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

A reality check is coming for students on Wednesday during advisory period as the next counseling session will feature college and career counselor Brittney Portnoy who will discuss the topic of a financially realistic lifestyle        “The topic is reality of what life will look like once you are...

FFA teams harvest top 10s, but come short at making state

FFA teams harvest top 10s, but come short at making state

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Future Farmers of America competed in the area competition at Bells High School before Thanksgiving break on November 15. Competition consisted of a six to eight minute presentation promoting FFA to individuals representing “media” and then answering questions about FFA. “My favorite thing is ac...

The right to report

The right to report

Wade Glover, Megan Lin, and Divya Murali

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Wingspan was launched August 2015 and since then has published over 3000 stories to be read by the student body and the surrounding community. However, some stories would not have seen public eye if it were not for New Voices, the campaign for the passing of legislation that would guarantee press freedom for stud...

Teachers adjust curriculum for break

Teachers adjust curriculum for break

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

With a week long break for Thanksgiving and a two week break for the winter holidays, the third six week grading period will take nine weeks to complete leaving teachers to come up with different approaches regarding tests and assignments. “For geometry, we ended a unit right before the break so that ...

FEF scholarship window opens after break

FEF scholarship window opens after break

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

The Frisco Education Foundation class of 2018 scholarship application opens November 27 (the Monday after Thanksgiving break) at 10 a.m. and will close on December 15 at 4 p.m. Although there is just a three week window to apply, there are no exceptions on the submittal time or date. “The scholarship a...

Students take the lead for Redhawk Rant

Students take the lead for Redhawk Rant

Keegan Williams and Alvin Hayes

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Pulse and the counseling department will hold the school’s third Redhawk Rant over bullying on Wednesday, but this year, things are a bit different as students are now leading the discussion in the effort to create more of a dialogue. “This year we decided to changed Redhawk Rants from being teac...

Growing plants to further knowledge

Growing plants to further knowledge

Ben Anderson, WTV Staff Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Christina Chong’s PAP Biology class is getting a first hand look into the process of photosynthesis. Students brought in seeds ranging from lettuce to apples and were given the opportunity to plant and watch them grow. “This experiment started as a misconception that the students had about seeds act...

Students take lead in faith based retreat

Students take lead in faith based retreat

Yael Even, Guest Contributor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Six students on campus spent the weekend at the Collin County Adventure Camp as part of Shevet Kochav, an Israeli scout group. "The Israeli scouts is a nonprofit organization that brings kids together with an Israeli background,” Head of the Israeli scouts Assaf Mor said. “The Israeli scouts is a...

Turkey Drive benefits FFS

Turkey Drive benefits FFS

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

StuCo is managing the Turkey Drive for Frisco Family Services on campus through November 13th. While in years past, students were encouraged to bring canned food to school, to help with the Turkey Drive students can donate 12 dollars using MyPaymentsPlus. “So the main reason that we decided to do ...

High Five Friday seeks to spread good vibes

High Five Friday seeks to spread good vibes

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Walking into the school Friday meant high fives for many, as it was the return of High Five Friday. Taking place the second Friday of every month, the event is an attempt to spread good vibes across campus. “The purpose of High Five Friday is to start the day with some positivity and some energy,...

Campus club seeks to unite and involve

Campus club seeks to unite and involve

Zion Richardson, WTV Staff Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

The Black Student Union is a club designed for African-American students to unite and involve themselves in many group building activities. The BSU looks deep into issues involving African-Americans in society whether it be in school, the district or worldwide. Along with Sisi Simo, group pre...

Drawn to the arts, Wysong practices what she teaches

Drawn to the arts, Wysong practices what she teaches

Anya Thakur, Guest Contributor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

It started in a fifth grade art class when she was instinctively drawn to the arts. From there, she knew she wanted to pursue the arts through college and beyond, opting to pursue graphic design in Texas Tech University. Now Design and Graphic Arts and Pre-AP art teacher Hillary Wysong has turned her...

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