WINGSPAN

  • 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

Nurses screen freshmen class for scoliosis

Nurses screen freshmen class for scoliosis

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

School nurses pulled freshman students from their social studies classes this week to screen for potential signs of early onset scoliosis in accordance with a state healthcare requirement. Identifying signs of scoliosis at this time of development in teenagers is crucial in taking steps to counter...

FFA competing in area competition Tuesday

FFA competing in area competition Tuesday

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

FFA students are competing in the area five competition on Tuesday, with teams in Farm Business Management, Milk Quality, Floriculture, and Veterinary Medical Applications looking to earn spots at state. “Liberty students have always done phenomenal, with Liberty sending more teams to state than the o...

UIL team takes District 9-5A championship

UIL team takes District 9-5A championship

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The UIL District 9-5A competition took place at Lone Star High School over the weekend for competitors in academic events ranging from Science to Calculator Applications to Literary Criticism. More than 20 students placed at the competition with the Journalism, Science, Number Sense, Calculator Applicat...

Model UN club competes in state

Model UN club competes in state

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The first annual Dallas Model United Nations Assembly will take place on Friday and Saturday  at the Hilton Garden Inn and Texas Woman’s University in Dallas. Students in the Model UN club will get to compete and debate with delegates from across the state of Texas. “It’s going to be an excitin...

UIL team goes for another district championship

UIL team goes for another district championship

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Academic UIL teams will compete in District 9-5A district meet at Lone Star High School on Friday and Saturday where the team will seek to duplicate last year’s feat. “I think we have a really good shot at winning districts for the second time in a row,” campus UIL director Jeff Schrantz said. This...

Moving forward: Freshmen to sophomore

Moving forward: Freshmen to sophomore

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

In a matter of weeks the 2015-16 school year will come to an end. Summer will come and go. Soon enough, the freshmen will have evolved into sophomores. Freshmen year as they knew it will become more distant while sophomore year will become more permanent. “I don’t really feel different,” fresh...

Counselors welcome 2016-2017 schedule changes

Counselors welcome 2016-2017 schedule changes

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Schedule change requests for the 2016-2017 school year will be accepted by the counselors from April 1 to April 15. On Home Access Center starting April 1, students will be able to access a transcript of their tentative schedule with all the courses they've enrolled in for the coming year. Then, a Google...

A love of Spanish inspires new teacher

A love of Spanish inspires new teacher

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Uncategorized

Learning a second language can look good on transcripts for college and give a student an advantage in the long run. Wingspan’s Prachurjya Shreya sat down with Spanish teacher, Makenzi Epps to talk about how majoring in Spanish may take a lot of work but can be worth it. Wingspan: Why did you pi...

Family ties span continents

Family ties span continents

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

It’s not uncommon for a parent to live in one place and work in another. Traveling back and forth between home and work can be a challenge but few do it quite the way the Shin family does. Freshman Jieun Shin lives with her mom and older brother while her dad lives and works in South Korea, visiting ...

Campus recycling comes to temporary halt

Campus recycling comes to temporary halt

Christi Lazutkin, WTV Staff Reporter

March 28, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Cramped, overflowing, and forgotten: recycling bins across the school are full, but a technical malfunction means waiting to get them cleared out. Wingspan TV’s gets to the bottom of this mess. They may be unsightly, but nobody can get rid of them just yet. Full recycling bins have been all ov...

Brown to be featured on Sports Stars

Brown to be featured on Sports Stars

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

March 24, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Sports Showcase

One player on the baseball team, junior Zander Brown, will be getting some extra attention Thursday as a local production company has decided to feature the player in the next edition of “Sports Stars of Tomorrow.” “The show seeks to feature athletes that could one day be stars at the college or pro leve...

Cafeteria gets Smart with new pizzas

Cafeteria gets Smart with new pizzas

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The cafeteria recently introduced a new source of pizza known as Smart Mouth Pizza, cooked and prepared by chefs before lunch periods, to replace the processed pizza previously sold. “We have had Smart Mouth Pizzas in middle schools for quite a while now, but for high schools it only just starte...

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