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Coffee and college registration

Coffee and college registration

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

School counselors will host a “Coffee with the Counselors” Friday from 8 - 9 a.m. in the auditorium to discuss college registration, scholarships, and financial aid with parents. The meeting is intended to assist parents in being informed about the classes their children will take. “Everyt...

Ready, make, bake, cupcake

Ready, make, bake, cupcake

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Nija Higgins Culinary Arts and Food Science classes spent the first part of the week competing in Cupcake Wars. Doing their own take on the popular Food Network show, each group was given all the ingredients they needed including decorations. They were also given a set of rules to follow. One...

Academic teams take 3rd at Prosper

Academic teams take 3rd at Prosper

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

UIL academic teams competed at Prosper High School on Saturday with the school taking third place out of thirty-one schools. UIL consists of multiple teams including math, science, English and journalism. Teams competed in eighteen events and scored in nine, with the science team taking top honor...

Two years for one language

Two years for one language

Josie Woodward, WTV Staff Reporter
February 13, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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

UIL teams to continue preparation

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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
Filed under Campus Life

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
Filed under Campus Life

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
Filed under Campus Life

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

The making of a debate competition

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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

Inside look at genetic technology

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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

Golden Spoon awaits cook-off winner

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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

Nature at work in the classroom

Wade Glover, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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...

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