WINGSPAN

  • 6 girls, 5 boys, advance to state wrestling tournament
  • Girls' wrestling team takes 2nd at regional meet, boys' team finishes 4th
  • 3rd 9 week grading period ends March 20
  • Spring Break is March 9-13
  • Student parking permits can be purchased at onlineschoolfees.com

AP Seminar exam presentations tackle world issues

AP Seminar exam presentations tackle world issues

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

February 20, 2020

Responsible for dividing into groups of four and choosing a world problem to research and solve, AP Seminar students are presenting their final products to the class Friday, in a process that began Wednesday. “The presentation that the students are doing right now is called the teen multimedia presentati...

Technical issues follow HAC update

Technical issues follow HAC update

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2020

The four day weekend brought a Frisco ISD technology update, but as of Wednesday morning, some students were being met with inactive links when they attempted to check their grades on the Home Access Center. “I know there are currently some issues that they are already working through,” digital learni...

Counselors host advanced academic panel Thursday morning

Counselors host advanced academic panel Thursday morning

Alyssa Murphy and Maddie Aronson

February 19, 2020

Rather than relying on a newsletter or an email, the school’s counselor’s are giving parents and students the chance for a monthly meeting hosted in the auditorium at 8 a.m. Thursday. The focus of this month’s Coffee with the Counselors is on the advanced academics forum. Representatives fro...

Casting ballots: the politics of voting

Casting ballots: the politics of voting

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

February 18, 2020

Texas is amongst the states that holds low voter registration and turnout, ranking 47th compared to all the other states in terms of voter turnout for the 2016 presidential election.  Although 15.8 million Texans registered to vote in Nov. 2018, less than half of the eligible voters participated in...

Love, dating, and high school relationships

Love, dating, and high school relationships

Yael Even, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Candy, roses, teddy bears, and countless other gifts in pink and red have been filling store shelves since the start of the new year, all in advance of Valentine’s Day on Friday. But for 65 percent of today’s teenagers, Feb. 14 isn’t going to be spent with a significant other.  “It’s good for peopl...

Putting the ACT test into practice

Putting the ACT test into practice

Athena Tseng, Guest Contributor

February 12, 2020

Getting ready for the ACT can be a chore, but on Saturday student’s can take a practice test for $10 courtesy of the PTSA in partnership with The Princeton Review. “I’m really glad that they decided to do this,” freshman Madhalasa Iyer said. “This will help a lot of students in practice and getting more prepared for th...

National Merit Semifinalists honored at board meeting

National Merit Semifinalists honored at board meeting

Yael Even, Managing Editor

February 11, 2020

The Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting Monday evening highlighting the achievement of students throughout the district, the increase of enrollment, and the hiring of staff members for the 2021 school year. Senior Reed Carlisle was one of the school’s 12 National Merit Semifinalists reco...

February’s monthly board meeting set for Monday

February’s monthly board meeting set for Monday

Kyle Strickland, WTV Daily Update Producer

February 10, 2020

February’s monthly Board of Trustees regular meeting is set to take place Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administration Building.  Monday’s School Board Meeting will acknowledge seniors who qualified as National Merit Semifinalist. To qualify students must have scored within the top 1% on the PSAT test. The board will act to approve th...

Coronavirus spreads local concern

Coronavirus spreads local concern

Yael Even, Managing Editor

February 7, 2020

Wreaking havoc on the nation as well as the world, a deadly strand of coronavirus first took its course in China in late January and since then has killed over 600 people across the planet.  In response to this, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has suspended entry of foreign nationals who have visited China in the last 14 days as of Feb. 2. Frisco ISD has also stayed ...

Second semester AP registration goes live

Second semester AP registration goes live

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

February 6, 2020

From Psychology, to Macroeconomics and Government, students are now able to register for second semester AP exams. With a Feb. 21 deadline, exams cost $94 and can be paid online or by check to the counseling office on Wednesdays.  In case students failed to register for fall semester or full year exams, the...

Bringing your own device may be a thing of the past

Bringing your own device may be a thing of the past

Abby Wang, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

Frisco ISD is working to make technology readily available for all students in the district by implementing a 1 for All Program, providing Chromebooks for all incoming freshmen starting with the class of 2024.  “The district has decided to implement 1 for All in order to more effectively facilitate learning environments that...

Rachel’s recovery: a battle with depression

Rachel’s recovery: a battle with depression

Ana Cuen Alcelay, Guest Contributor

February 4, 2020

Anxiety. Depression. Atypical anorexia. Symptoms to some, but a checklist of disorders for junior Rachel Wilson. And on World Suicide Prevention Day, she decided to share her story via social media. The day is, at most, a mere blip on the radar for many high school students, but it was so much more to Rachel. For her, it was a day to make public her battle with m...

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