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  • Graduation rehearsal Thursday after school in the gym

  • No school Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day)

  • No school Friday (May 26 - bad weather make-up day)

  • June 2 is the last day of school

  • Class of 2017 graduation is June 3 at the Dr Pepper Arena at 1:30 p.m.

17 and pregnant

17 and pregnant

Maddie Owens, WTV Executive Producer
May 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In the blink of an eye, senior Emma Montes’ life was turned upside down. An event typically reserved for adults made a surprise appearance in 17-year-old Montes’ life. “I didn't even know I was pregnant at all,” Emma said. “I was four months pregnant whenever I first went and got my first c...

Streaming show showcases sensitive subjects

Streaming show showcases sensitive subjects

Justice Starks, WTV Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under News

Concerned schools across the nation are warning parents of this TV show, warning parents of the effects it may have on students. In an email sent home recently to some parents in the district, Frisco ISD said: While the TV show is rated TV-mature we have heard several of our students discussing it recently, and ...

College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sports Showcase

First the Dallas Cowboys made Frisco their home, and now ESPN Events is doing the same thing bringing the college football bowl season here as the newly named Frisco Bowl at Toyota Stadium was announced Tuesday, with the the first game scheduled for December 20. “We are excited to invite two d...

Former Liberty principal named new FISD superintendent

Former Liberty principal named new FISD superintendent

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under News

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees has named former Liberty principal Dr. Mike Waldrip the lone finalist in the search for a replacement for the retiring Dr. Jeremy Lyon. Waldrip, the current superintendent of Coppell ISD, worked in Frisco ISD for several years before moving to Coppell. “Hiri...

Protesters spark more media coverage

Protesters spark more media coverage

Cydney Dumler, WTV Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under News

First it was the Dallas Morning News and now it appears the school will be the focus of an NBC 5 news story. Wingspan first brought you the story last week, followed by both a news article and an opinion piece over the weekend in the Dallas Morning News. Now after showing up in front of the...

Abortion protests continue

Abortion protests continue

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 22, 2017
Filed under News

Anti-abortion protesters were back in front of the school demonstrating Monday morning but the number of students protesting was significantly less than Thursday or Friday. One of the few students out to show up Monday was junior Hunter Moncada who plans to protest until the abolitionists leave. ...

Growing number of students protest against abortion abolitionists

Growing number of students protest against abortion abolitionists

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 19, 2017
Filed under News

What began on Monday with three abortion abolitionists demonstrating on the sidewalk in front of the school, grew into a more pronounced display Thursday, with at least two dozen students predominantly opposed to the abolitionists message gathering next to the protesters. “I think it is ...

The hidden price of Sodapalooza

The hidden price of Sodapalooza

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under News

Sodapalooza is here and cups are popping up everywhere from students to staff as RaceTrac’s annual drink promotion is here until July 31 with anybody that buys the $11.99 cups ($9.99 with coupon on RaceTrack app) getting unlimited drink refills. “They’re beneficial because they’re easy to...

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Stone Swad, WTV Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under News

The top 10 students in class rank from each Frisco ISD high school are being honored Wednesday at the annual Top Ten Luncheon at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge campus in Frisco from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Students who rank in the top ten of their class will be honor...

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

The academic top 10 for the class of 2017 will be honored along with the top 10 of each Frisco ISD high school with a luncheon Wednesday from 11:30 - 2 p.m. at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco. In addition, underclassmen academic awards and recognitions...

Summer school registration begins

Summer school registration begins

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under News

Summer school, with registration opening May 15, is undergoing a big change this year with all coursework now online, providing more access for students. “Since the courses are online, students can work from anywhere at any time,” secondary summer school Principal Jennifer Redden said. “This giv...

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under News

The Board of Trustees was presented with a proposal that would help generate revenue by charging students $25 per semester for parking permits. The school gives out between 650 and 800 parking permits per year, which doesn’t account for student drivers without parking permits. With this many studen...

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