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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...

WTV Daily Update back every day

WTV Daily Update back every day

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
January 31, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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

2017-18 course cards due this week

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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

A later new year

Fernando Garcia, Guest Contributor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

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...

Humanities students perform world views

Humanities students perform world views

Brooke Colombo, News Editor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Students in GT Humanities are enhancing their knowledge of history by creating a performance over a specific world region. The project is designed to convey a specific political or revolutionary thought during their chosen region between the 18th and 20th century. “[The project] has required students to do a...

Healing others, saving lives

Healing others, saving lives

Reem Khan, Guest Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Life spent helping others with illnesses has taught nurse Mary Thomas and campus nurse Emily Mikeska valuable skills in problem solving and interaction with others. Mary Thomas started out as a full time nurse, which was not her first career option but a backup plan. “I was interested in medi...

Snapchat on a new level

Snapchat on a new level

Melody Tavallaee, Guest Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Snapchat has been increasing in popularity with many students using the social media app to to share what they are doing at all times with their friends. However, a new device, Spectacles by Snap Inc. takes that to a further level as people get to view stories through the eyes of the person sendin...

An aerobic alternative

An aerobic alternative

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Volleyball, wrestling, dance, football and basketball are just some of the ways Frisco ISD students can get their P.E. credit. But there’s another class on campus that allows students to get this credit, while also trying to teach skills that can help students live a healthy lifestyle. “Aerobic fitness is a class, mostly girls, so we kind of gear it towards more of what ...

Cultural immersion

Cultural immersion

Kasey Harvey, Staff Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Studying abroad can be a way to enhance cultural perspective, have new experiences and learn a new language. That’s what several students visiting campus hope to get as they spend as they spend a year away from family and friends in Germany. “If you’re really interested in the culture and the...

Going online to learn a new language

Going online to learn a new language

Justice Starks, WTV Staff Reporter
January 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Every first period on “A” days, 12 students learn either Chinese 1, 2, and 3 or American Sign Language 3 from their online teachers. The online courses still count for language credits and offer another unique opportunity. "Because it is an online class we’re able to be in same classes like other people...

ISM showcases research at the Star

ISM showcases research at the Star

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Independent Study and Mentorship students across the district will display their work at the Ford Center at the ISM Research Showcase Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. “The achievements by our ISM students is so incredible, that the Jones Family Foundation wanted to invite our ISM program to use th...

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