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Book Review: Lord of the Flies

Book Review: Lord of the Flies

Dea-Mallika Divi, Guest Contributor

December 11, 2015


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Wingspan's Dea-Mallika Divi reviews the widely known classic and freshman reading requirement, The Lord of the Flies.  A group of British schoolboys stranded on a exotic island without any grown ups could be the plot for one of countless dystopian novels published in the recent years. But William Golding...

School seeks to eliminate parking issues

School seeks to eliminate parking issues

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2015


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Parking in the staff lots behind the gym, along the road in the fire lane, or by the cafeteria, is no longer admissible for both student and parent parking. The band parking lot has been opened up as marching season has come to a close, and students are recommended to park in this area. Administrati...

Chalker receives FEF Grant

Chalker receives FEF Grant

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2015


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Transition Specialist and Vocational Adjustment Coordinator Julia Chalker received a surprise Wednesday morning when she was awarded a grant by the Frisco Education Foundation to sponsor leisure activities and life skill development for her students. “It means a lot to me because it values that...

Applying to college

Applying to college

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

December 8, 2015


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FEF Scholarship now open

FEF Scholarship now open

Emma Crampton, Guest Contributor

December 7, 2015


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The Frisco Education Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 that started in 1999 is used to benefit the students and staff in FISD in the process of college applications. FEF is a non-profit organization that has been helping students for almost 17 years. “Our mission is to provide financial resources to maximize stu...

App would allow for customized smoothies

App would allow for customized smoothies

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015


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Voting will end at midnight Friday in the Social Innovation Series with sophomore Lamia Zuberi’s app Select N’ Smoothies one of 10 up for the title of SAP’s Teen Innovator and an all-expenses paid trip to the 50th Super Bowl and $10,000 in grants. Zuberi’s app would allow students to virt...

UIL math team already preparing for 2016

UIL math team already preparing for 2016

Marisa Uddin, WTV Staff Reporter

December 3, 2015


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Even though the UIL District 9-5A academic meet is still months away, the school's math team is already practicing.

Online better than in person

Online better than in person

Jay Schlaegel, Assignment Editor

December 2, 2015


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Whether it’s an in person visit to stores on Black Friday or online shopping on Cyber Monday companies across the United States offer deals unlike any other given throughout the year. A recent poll conducted by @LibertyWingspan on Twitter revealed that out of eighty-three votes, fifty-eight percent...

Crocheting for cancer

Crocheting for cancer

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

December 1, 2015


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It all started with the basic crocheting method to make homemade beanies, but now sophomore Princess Egbirika is using her skills to help the community. Egbirika along with other students are making beanies with NAHS (National Art Honor Society) to donate them to the cancer patients. Her and other student...

Students practice the political process

Students practice the political process

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2015


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While many students were already starting their Thanksgiving break, Youth and Government and Model UN students were attending competitions. Youth and Government is a club that simulates both national and international government structures, and they debate laws that are passed in the Senate and the House of representatives in Aust...

Students practice political leadership

Students practice political leadership

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2015


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Working to prepare students for future political leadership through political awareness and experience on the state level, the Youth and Government club will be competing in the District Conference Saturday in Dallas. “Youth and Government is an organization through the YMCA of Dallas where students get to practice i...

National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month

Christi Lazutkin, WTV Staff Reporter

November 19, 2015


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Most people know it as a time to get together with family. But for students in the literary scene, November poses a new challenge. Every Friday morning, Writers’ Guild gets together in room C140 to discuss the literature of the week. Student-written poetry and short prose are often the focus ...

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