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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

Coffee with the counselors Friday

Coffee with the counselors Friday

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

With the cost of college at an all time high, the school will have a “Coffee with the Counselors” Friday from 8 - 9 a.m. in the library to discuss college scholarships and financial aid. The meeting is informational in nature with parents and students welcome to come have coffee and ask the school’...

FFA student score well at livestock show

FFA student score well at livestock show

Wingspan Staff

January 21, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Several of the school's FFA students recently made trips to the winner's circle at the Collin County January 2016 Livestock Show with one Grand Champion and two Reserve Grand Champion awards. Winners of the Collin County Junior Livestock Show in McKinney include: Lauren Johnson - Grand Cha...

Students experience cultural change

Students experience cultural change

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Many would agree that Humanities is certainly an usual course. Not only is it taught by two teachers, but it combines English and AP World History into a two year course. “[Humanities] is a study of expression and influence; how people expressed themselves and how those expressions influenced future peoples,...

45 DECA members advance to state

45 DECA members advance to state

Wingspan Staff

January 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

DECA attended its district competition at Haltom High on Saturday with 45 of 49 competitors advancing to state in San Antonio at the end of February. The names and competitions of the students who advanced to state are listed below. Last Name First Name Event Type Event Aggarwal Su...

Family legacy steps on

Family legacy steps on

Imani Jones, Guest Contributor

January 15, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The stomps and taps echo through the halls from the edge of the cafeteria as the step team practices. For many who walk past and watch, the step team is just a small club on campus who occasionally performs at pep rallies and basketball games, but for the participants and for captains Roxy Rinaldi a...

The boy who can’t smell

The boy who can’t smell

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

January 14, 2016


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The smell of homemade cookies, flowers, or sweet air fresheners; the stink of garbage, locker rooms, and school bathrooms. It doesn’t matter. The smells most people smell don’t even tickle the nostrils of freshman Noah Brandenburg as he has anosmia and can’t smell; he can’t even remember...

Smooth entry into education

Smooth entry into education

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

January 13, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The first year of teaching can be challenging for some, but for biology teacher Chris Ham it’s been a smooth entry into education. “First teaching at Liberty is so far so good. All of the students and teachers are great and I had a good experiment so far,” Ham said. “Nothing terrible has h...

APES plants seeds, tracks growth

APES plants seeds, tracks growth

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Planting a variety of seeds and grow them is the new AP Environmental Science  student led project that will be running through to the end of the school year. The project is designed to teach students to be accountable for their plants and to apply their learnings from class to their experiments with t...

UIL academic teams begin competition season

UIL academic teams begin competition season

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

With over half a million Texas students participating annually, UIL academic season has begun, and the school kicks things off with its first invitational meet this Saturday at Flower Mound High School. The school finished second in the 2015 5A UIL Academic State Meet. “We’ve had the most s...

Sweden close to home for freshman

Sweden close to home for freshman

Emma Crampton, Guest Contributor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

While most students are used to learning strictly American culture, freshman Katarina Eriksson learns all about beliefs and everyday ways in Stockholm, Sweden. “It’s really fun having Swedish family members, especially growing up with my grandparents,” Katarina said. “It’s really cool learning about their S...

CTE Center to host blood drive

CTE Center to host blood drive

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The CTE center is hosting a blood drive on Thursday and Friday from 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. with recent victims of the Garland tornado potentially benefitting from donations. “I hope this drive certainly helps blood banks and helps them fill their needs and with certain accidents and that that we have in our area,” school nurse Emily Mikeska said. “Especially with the tornado victims and thin...

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