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  • The 2019-2020 school year begins on Aug. 15
  • Frisco ISD decides to suspend athletics operational fee for high school and middle school students for 2019-2020

Crocheting for cancer

Crocheting for cancer

Ariela Rodrigues, Guest Contributor

December 1, 2015

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

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

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

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 ...

Thanksgiving potluck Thursday morning

Thanksgiving potluck Thursday morning

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

November 18, 2015

Echo club is hosting an early Thanksgiving inspired potluck on Thursday morning with the event open to anybody. "The reason why ECHO Bible Study is doing a Thanksgiving potluck, is simply to bring our school together," Echo officer Josh Rubio said. "We believe that giving students and teachers the opp...

Drinking coffee from their creations

Drinking coffee from their creations

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2015

Ceramic classes will be having a coffee mug party on Thursday to celebrate their finished coffee mug project. “I love the idea that we can make our own mugs and drink out of them, so that’s where the idea came from,” art teacher Fred Rodriguez said. Rodriguez combines his love for coffee...

FISD Empowerment Program on Saturday

FISD Empowerment Program on Saturday

Sophie Walding, WTV Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

WTV's Sophie Walding informs viewers about the Frisco ISD Student and Empowerment Program taking place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Student Opportunity Center at 6928 Maple Street in Frisco.

FFA leadership teams advance to area

FFA leadership teams advance to area

Wingspan Staff

November 12, 2015

First place was a common result for the school's FFA leadership team at the District V FFA Leadership Development Events in Anna as the school took top honors in three events. Teams that placed in the top two advanced to the area contest on Nov. 21 at Krum High School with the top two at the area co...

Overdrive offers free ebooks

Overdrive offers free ebooks

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

The district has introduced a new way to access books through Overdrive, a free online library of ebooks and audiobooks that can be read at any time. Anyone in the district can utilize hundreds of new and classic titles by signing in to Overdrive with their school ID. The site is available on comput...

The sound of passion

The sound of passion

Eun Jae Kim, Guest Contributor

November 10, 2015

Music is a common part of everyday life. Music can be used to express emotions, to fight loneliness, and to help people relate to one another. And while most people enjoy listening to music, not many get the chance to actually produce it at a high level. However senior Charlie Lin is one of the people...

Walking with Violet

Walking with Violet

Olivia Womback, Guest Contributor

November 9, 2015

Since a young age, 11th grader Violet Krause has been working in the modeling world. Recruited by modeling agency Kim Dawson, Krause has been on the cover PaperCity, done shoots for stores like Francesca’s, and walked in numerous runway shows. “Being on the cover of several magazines and sho...

A recipe for success

A recipe for success

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2015

The culinary arts class at school is led by Nija Higgins who has been inspired by cooking since she was little and continues being inspired everyday by her students. Wingspan's Amber Holt caught up with Higgins to talk about her passion and her program. Wingspan: Why are you teaching culinary arts...

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