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Humanities class transforms to history museum

Humanities class transforms to history museum

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

While many students were in class taking tests, quizzes, or just learning, one class was doing a museum exhibit. Humanities was doing a museum exhibit during 2nd, 3rd, and 4th period on Monday. “There were a few purposes for doing this project for humanities,” history teacher Sarah Wiseman...

District leaders on campus Tuesday

District leaders on campus Tuesday

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 6, 2017


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Parents will have the chance to speak with Frisco ISD Superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip Tuesday in the library from 8-9 a.m. as part of the Coffee Talks with District Leaders series. “The meetings are informal,” assistant director of communications Megan Cone said via email. “Participants can ask quest...

Campus struck by internet outage Thursday

Campus struck by internet outage Thursday

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

A district wide internet outage Thursday that began shortly before noon and lasted until after school dismissed at 4:15 p.m. left some classes on campus scrambling for alternative lesson plans. “I was planning on doing something with Google Classroom, which I’m unable to do without the in...

Counselor social media giveaway

Counselor social media giveaway

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2017


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The counseling department is offering a social media giveaway for students that follow their pages by the end of the week. “We started using social media as a form of communication for parents, students, and staff,” counselor Staci Stokes said. “We’ve been having a difficult time getting fo...

Model UN seeks to mimic the real thing

Model UN seeks to mimic the real thing

Minuki Medis, WTV Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017


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The United Nations, commonly referred to as the UN, is an intergovernmental association dedicated to dealing with world affairs. The school’s new Model UN Club, imitates what it would be like to be a diplomat for a country in the UN. “I started Model United Nations because I believe that teenagers...

Trash taints recycling

Trash taints recycling

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Students throwing out improper products in the recycling bins have slowed down the recycling process. Throughout the school there are several posters lining each hall with the proper instructions for recycling. However, even with these posters, some students continue to throw trash in the recycling bins. All t...

Band hosts fourth annual trunk or treat

Band hosts fourth annual trunk or treat

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2017


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Heading into it’s fourth year, the annual Trunk or Treat event will be hosted by the school’s band on Monday at 6 p.m. in the southeast parking lot. This event focuses on building a stronger community for young students planning on attending the school. “It’s really a community involvement ...

Collin Dual-Credit forms available

Collin Dual-Credit forms available

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017


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Dual credit forms for spring semester Collin classes are now available for pick up in the counseling office or from one of the counselors in the cafeteria. Completed forms turned in to the counseling office by Monday at 2:30 p.m. will be collected at the school. After Monday, any other forms must be returned to Co...

Harris kisses pig to help raise money

Harris kisses pig to help raise money

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Daily Update Producer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Assistant prinicipal Jason Harris got up close and personal with a pig as part of a breast cancer awareness fundraiser. WTV's Caitlyn Kleibert has the story.

Review: HAC app is solid but not what it could be

Review: HAC app is solid but not what it could be

Joshua George, Guest Contributor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Checking grades on a phone can be a bit easier with the eSchoolPlus (HAC App), but a cluttered look may drive some students away. Opening the app for the first time, requires students to enter their district name and state. From there, username and password are entered. Simple enough, but then the...

App lets students check HAC on the go

App lets students check HAC on the go

Sasha Cornelius, WTV Staff Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

There is an app called eSchoolPLUS Family, which was created by the district. Students and parents can download the app to quickly check student progress. Some students already have this app to look at their grades. “I think it’s easier the check the app because it’s right there with you ...

Ciao! to Texas

Ciao! to Texas

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

Many kids dream of living in Italy, a country filled with beautiful architecture, lavish food, and magnificent art and music. It’s a romanticized lifestyle that is portrayed as perfect and desirable in movies and books. But for one student, the fantasy of living in Italy was her reality.   Freshman Amy Kim not only grew up in Italy, but she got to live in the...

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