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

Page by page reading battle

Page by page reading battle

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 7, 2019


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Eight students traveled to Independence on Thursday for the latest round of the annual Battle of the Books competition which features students in teams of four answering questions about books they read.   “You read a bunch of books and then you all get together and talk about your questions about it,” ...

Preparing for state, BPA heads to Dallas

Preparing for state, BPA heads to Dallas

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

March 6, 2019


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Business Professionals of America students left for Dallas on Wednesday to compete in their state competition Thursday through Saturday. “I expect to mainly just get a lot of experience about the environment there and how people usually approach this kind of competition because this is somethin...

Coffee, counselors, and Collin College

Coffee, counselors, and Collin College

Dea-Mallika Divi, Assignment Editor

March 6, 2019


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Explaining the Collin College application process to parents was the focus of Wednesday’s Coffee with the Counselors session in the library. “We had our college and career counsellor Ms. Portnoy, who is a Collin College employee come and speak with current senior parents about the Collin College application process,” counselor Staci Stokes ...

Collin College on the calendar for coffee with the counselors

Collin College on the calendar for coffee with the counselors

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 5, 2019


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The next Coffee with the Counselors meeting is Wednesday morning in the library from 8:00-8:50 a.m. The morning will be geared towards class of 2019 parents whose child plans on attending Collin College in the fall. Specifically, the meeting will help guide parents on both enrollment and scholarships. ...

Countdown to cheerleading tryouts begins Monday

Countdown to cheerleading tryouts begins Monday

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


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Trying to prevent stumbles at Thursday’s cheerleader tryouts, there are cheer clinics Monday from 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday 5-6 p.m., Wednesday 5-6 p.m., in the gym. “It can help girls learn the material,” cheer coach Kandy Stevens said. “Also it can help us see how quick the girls pick up stuff. It...

Making their own newspaper, geography students learning as they create

Making their own newspaper, geography students learning as they create

Sydeny Bishop, Guest Contributor

March 4, 2019


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Incorporating journalism, art, and researching skills, on-level World Geography students spent  last week creating a news based project with the last of the classes turning it on Friday. “Basically we just wanted students to learn more about Southwest Asia or the Middle East,” World Geography...

Sophomores use s’mores in chemistry

Sophomores use s’mores in chemistry

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 1, 2019


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  Chemistry classes on campus are taking a sticky twist on Thursday and Friday as students incorporate making s’mores into the start of their new unit, ideally helping students better understand the material of the class. “We're starting stoichiometry which is definitely a topic that students are a...

Ready, set, code

Ready, set, code

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 1, 2019


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Coding is the name of the game Saturday as the computer science club hosts a schoolwide competition where students will have the chance to showcase their skills. “The computer science club is hosting it, it's just the school contest,” junior, computer science club president, Vivan Shah said. ...

Girl Up club brings donations to UN nonprofit

Girl Up club brings donations to UN nonprofit

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

February 28, 2019


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With 65 million females around the world not involved in school or having access to a formal education, the Girl Up club meets Thursday during advisory, helping raise money to help girls go to school in countries where they are not allowed. “We basically talk about a cause and introduce a fundraiser t...

Chasing down biology information

Chasing down biology information

Kanz Bitar, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Preparations for the on-level and pre-AP biology evolution and ecology test has begun as teachers prepared missions for their students on the Goose Chase app. “Goose chase is this website/app where we set up a bunch of missions for them to go around the school, it helps them to review for what w...

Students rally for education funding in Austin

Students rally for education funding in Austin

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

February 26, 2019


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Travelling down to Austin on Monday, Humanities and AP U.S. History teacher Sarah Wiseman, along with four students, joined the Frisco PTA to partake in the Texas PTA’s rally for education funding and promoting legislative priorities in sessions with representatives at the Capitol. “I...

StuCo welcomes next year’s class

StuCo welcomes next year’s class

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

February 26, 2019


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Students won’t get their 2019-20 class schedules until summer, but Student Council has already sent out acceptance letters for next year’s members. “I was really excited,” junior Kyle McCord said. “It was a cool opportunity to be a part of and I was a little surprised I got in.” McCord wa...

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