WINGSPAN

  • Spring Break March 11-15

  • Senior Prom 7 p.m. April 13 at the W Hotel in Dallas

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. May 22 at Comerica Center

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

FISD Portal streamlines student access

FISD Portal streamlines student access

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Frisco ISD has added a Student Portal as a way to easily access websites frequently used within the district. The Portal links students to sites such as Google Apps, Student Learning Hub, and some online textbooks. It also saves login information for Home Access Center and student emails. "Our goal ...

Service hours become easier for NHS students

Service hours become easier for NHS students

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

Students hustling around and pouring their hearts out desperately looking for National Honor Society community service jobs are not unusual sights when spring rolls around. However, that could all change this year with the club’s new Teacher Service Form. “Last year as the deadline got clos...

The chance to get involved

The chance to get involved

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

August 25, 2015


Filed under Campus Life

With the beginning of school, school clubs and organizations are starting back up again with meetings and events. Here is a list of clubs, organizations and their sponsors. This list contains the most up to date information currently available, however the list will be updated as more information com...

Sometimes it’s ok to remove your ear buds

Sometimes it’s ok to remove your ear buds

Esther Son, Staff Writer

November 4, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

According to a study by the University of Phoenix, studying while listening to music has been proven to stimulate certain parts of the brain, but some students find it difficult to focus with an outside stimulus. When walking down the halls of Liberty High School, many students have either headphones...

The baby project

The baby project

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Many students in Liberty’s child development classes have recently done one of their biggest projects of the year: the baby project. The baby project is one of the first major grades of the six weeks; the students take home and care for infant simulators for approximately two days or 50 hours. The...

Sleep is not overrated

Sleep is not overrated

Esther Son, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Though students often function on very little rest at night, the consequences can be more detrimental than they might think. According to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers function best when they get 9 1/4 hours of sleep a night. Teens tend to have irregular sleep patterns across the week—they...

Goyal receives local media recognition

Goyal receives local media recognition

Blake Ver Woert, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Student athletes strive to excel on the field and in the classroom, but senior quarterback Udgam Goyal has risen a step above most of the student athletes at Liberty and around the DFW area. Goyal prides himself on being studious, while also shining on the football field. Being the varsity quarterback,...

Letting passion lead the way

Letting passion lead the way

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Although this is only her first year working for Liberty as the director of orchestras, Julie Blackstock has been in love with orchestra her whole life. The first time Blackstock picked up a bow was when she was in the sixth grade. Her instrument of choice? The cello. Since then, her music has become...

Fantasy football gives students real connections

Fantasy football gives students real connections

Blake VerWoert, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Playing football takes time, effort and a huge amount of skill, but there is an easier alternative for high schoolers to get in the game: fantasy football. Fantasy football is a popular hobby of many sports fans this time of year. Players earn your team points based on how they perform on the field....

Best Buddies program begins

Best Buddies program begins

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Although Best Buddies is a new program at Liberty, this organization has been available all around the world since 1989. Founded by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a worldwide, non-profit organization that pairs general education students with special education students. Its goal is to establish...

Freshmen adjust to newness of Liberty

Freshmen adjust to newness of Liberty

Esther Son, Staff Writer

September 8, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

With a new school year come new classes, new teachers and a new incoming class of freshmen. Students from Fowler and Vandeventer middle schools feed into Liberty, which means that not only will ninth graders have an entirely new school to get used to, but they have a new group of people to become...

Elwood remains enthusiastic on and off the court

Elwood remains enthusiastic on and off the court

Jamie Vaughan, Staff Writer

September 8, 2014


Filed under Campus Life

Liberty senior Madison Elwood not only shows her school spirit on the court but off it, as well. Starting on the Liberty volleyball team in her sophomore year of high school, Elwood has worked her way up to becoming the right--side hitter for the varsity team. But to her, it is not just about her...

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