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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

Frisco ISD HBCU College Fair Thursday night

Frisco ISD HBCU College Fair Thursday night

Alicia Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


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Students in Frisco ISD schools are invited to this year’s 4th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair and Scholarship Informational Night at Heritage High School from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night. This is a free event and students in attendance will learn more about historically black col...

Climbing the wall in outdoor ed

Climbing the wall in outdoor ed

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019


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High school can present a lot of obstacles for students to overcome, but this week in Outdoor Education, students actually had to climb their assignment as they made trips to Canyons for lessons in rock climbing. Added to the curriculum two years ago, previous students didn’t have the chance to apply th...

NHS welcomes new underclassmen members

NHS welcomes new underclassmen members

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 26, 2019


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It might not have the same impact as getting one from a college, but underclassmen received their National Honor Society acceptance letters via email on Monday at 5:00 p.m. “It's a good credential to have as it showcases that you're dedicated and engaged student in the school, so I think it'll be r...

Peer Point tutorial program enters second week

Peer Point tutorial program enters second week

Kanz Bitar, Guest Contributor

March 26, 2019


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Offering extra help in math, Mu Alpha Theta and NHS students are now hosting “Peer Point” tutorial sessions every Wednesday before school, during advisory, and after school in the library in a program that began March 20.“This isn't something we’re starting brand new, this is something that's...

Testing for knowledge, not a grade

Testing for knowledge, not a grade

Shreya Jagan, Guest Contributor

March 25, 2019


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Spanish speaking students or those taking Spanish classes have the chance to put their knowledge to the test by taking the National Spanish Exam, designed to recognize achievement and promote proficiency in the study of Spanish, on Wednesday and Thursday. Depending on how the student places, they can...

Getting ready for AP tests, mock exams begin Saturday

Getting ready for AP tests, mock exams begin Saturday

Yael Even and Ava Peinhardt

March 22, 2019


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Mock AP exams, designed to give students an idea of what’s in store for them in May, begin Saturday in the gymnasium. “Mock exams are a good thing to offer to students because it allows them to see the ins and outs of the AP test without taking the real thing,” Banerjee said. “They’re als...

Animating new dances

Animating new dances

Ashvita Girish, Guest Contributor

March 21, 2019


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Dance and animation classes aren’t the most natural of partners at first glance, but a recent project had the students from each class collaborating in the making of “how to” videos of dances such as Macarena, YMCA, Cotton Eye Joe, and many more. “The animation students are given a charac...

Springing into the Persian New Year

Springing into the Persian New Year

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 20, 2019


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Wednesday marks the beginning of spring and the beginning of a new year for Persians as Persian New Year, or Norooz in Farsi, is being celebrated by Iranians worldwide as the start of a new chapter. “Before Norooz, or the Persian New Year, we usually do spring cleaning so that we can start of t...

Hindu festival Holi begins Wednesday

Hindu festival Holi begins Wednesday

Juleanna Culilap, Wingspan Graphic Artist

March 20, 2019


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Holi, a Hindu celebration, begins Wednesday and ends Thursday. Holi Infographic by Juleanna Marie Culilap...

BPA advances 3 of 9 to national conference

BPA advances 3 of 9 to national conference

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


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Three of nine Business Professionals of America students that competed in the state competition in Dallas March 6-9 advanced to the national conference in Anaheim, CA May 1-5. “The students they had to qualify to get to state, so it's an event that they did back in January at regionals, here in...

Computer baby care mimics reality for child development students

Computer baby care mimics reality for child development students

Abby Wang, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Babysitting is something many high school girls can relate too. However, taking care of a child that on a permanent basis is a different thing and that’s the focus of a spring semester project in child development classes where students are learning what it takes to take care of a baby. “Stud...

Taking on the best, AcDec aiming for strong showing at state

Taking on the best, AcDec aiming for strong showing at state

Kanz Bitar, Guest Contributor

March 8, 2019


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Not only a class, but a competition, Academic Decathlon takes on the best in Texas Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Collin College for the state meet. “At state, only the top 30 get in and this year we barely made it, we were in 29th, but making it is actually an accomplishment,” Academic Decathlon...

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