WINGSPAN

  • Frisco ISD Board of Trustees meeting June 8 starting at 7:30 p.m.
  • Summer school begins June 8
  • Wingspan is on summer break but will post breaking news content as appropriate
  • Class of 2020 graduation Saturday, May 30 8 a.m. at Toyota Stadium

Two years for one language

Two years for one language

Josie Woodward, WTV Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

Frisco ISD requires students take two years of a language other than English. WTV's Melody Akbari takes a look at to whether or not this is enough time for students to learn another language.

UIL teams to continue preparation

The UIL team is coached by teachers that correspond to the subject area. Coaches lead meetings for the teams and help students prepare for the competitions.

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

Dozens of students will head to Prosper High School early Saturday to take part in an UIL Invitational Meet with students competing in a variety of subjects ranging from literary criticism, to math, journalism, current events and more. “I participate in ready writing, I personally love any kind...

Deadline looming for NHS applicants

Deadline looming for NHS applicants

Jordan Klein, WTV Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017

NHS, or National Honors Society, is a nationwide club that provides students with the opportunity to get out of the classroom and help the community. Its purpose is to promote leadership, high achieving academics, and provide members with the desire to offer service to others. NHS is currently home ...

Valentine’s canvas painting

Valentine's canvas painting

Divya Murali, WTV Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017

Valentine’s day is typically known for hearts, chocolate, and flowers. However, StuCo is taking a spin on the tradition by hosting a canvas painting event. “Basically everyone is going to come and paint whatever they want and since it’s close to Valentine’s Day that’s going to be kind of...

FISD ranked nationally

FISD ranked nationally

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017

The CARU-THERS institute foundation focused its “stepping up” study on the largest school districts and top performing education foundations that serve smaller school districts. FISD education foundation  placed 24th by the CARU-THERS institute in the national survey. The stepping up s...

The making of a debate competition

Debate competitors are preparing for future competitions through research and goal setting.

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2017

Debate competitions require extensive research and preparation in order to succeed. The debate team ended their last competition Saturday and are already preparing for future competitions in various ways. “My students spend a great deal of time on their own doing research and making sure that th...

Inside look at genetic technology

AP Biology students attended a conference about Genetic Engineering and advancements in the field.

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief

February 3, 2017

AP Biology students attended a Genetic Engineering Conference at Frisco High School on Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Genetic Educator and Speaker Sam Rhines holds conferences each year to give updated information in genetic research to high school students and teachers. This year’s conference focuse...

Golden Spoon awaits cook-off winner

The culinary arts kitchen of is the site of Thursday's 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off with the winning department receiving the Golden Spoon.

Brooke Colombo, News Editor

February 2, 2017

Various departments on campus are competing Thursday to come out on top in this year’s third annual Teacher Chili Cook-Off. This year’s competition is centered around the Super Bowl and last year’s theme winner, the social studies department, is highlighting halftime performances in their the...

Nature at work in the classroom

Redhawk, one of the class pet turtles in science teacher Bryan Beck's classroom gave birth to several eggs on Wednesday.

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

AP Environmental Science students in Bryan Beck’s class saw nature at work in the classroom Wednesday as one of the class pet turtles, Redhawk, gave birth to several eggs in the middle of class. “We put her on land, she digs a hole, she lays between 2 and 20 eggs and then she covers the whole...

WTV Daily Update back every day

WTV staff member Divya Murali (left) and WTV Daily Update Producer Neha Perumalla (right) get the camera and monitor images ready as anchor Kennedy Williams prepares to host a WTV Daily Update which is once again being shown in 2nd period every day.

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor

January 31, 2017

The WTV Daily Update is once again being shown in all classes during 2nd period. The move began Monday and comes after more than a semester of the update only be shown on Fridays in many classes. “I feel really proud and happy that the Daily Update is back to spread news to everybody in school,”...

2017-18 course cards due this week

Student course cards for the 2017-18 school year will be finalized this week.

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017

The second semester is just two weeks old, but schedule cards for the 2017-18 school year are to be turned into social studies teachers Wednesday or Thursday. “The counselors need time to put together everyone’s schedules,” counseling secretary Shannon Webre said. “And have them up and ready...

A later new year

Chinese students on campus celebrated the winter solstice by making food.

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor

January 27, 2017

The Lunar New Year, more commonly known as Chinese New Year, is an age old celebration that revolves around multiple aspects such as superstition, vibrant festive activities, ancestral worship, and traditional zodiac beliefs. With the largest Asian student body in the district, many students on campus a...

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