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Frisco Fire Station #8 is just one of many polling locations within Collin County that opened for early voting Monday. Early voting runs until April 27 for the May 1 election with two Frisco ISD Board of Trustee places on this year's ballot.

Early voting begins Monday for Frisco ISD board places

Aditi Darodkar, WTV Staff Reporter April 19, 2021

It’s time to head back to the ballot box for voters as two places on the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees are up for election. Early voting begins Monday and continues through April 27 for the May 1 election. The two Frisco ISD board of trustees places...

The deadline for students to request a change in courses for 2021-2022 is Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Deadline to change course selection for 2021-2022 is Friday

Alexander Morcan, WTV Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Students who want to make changes to their schedules for next year must do so by the end of the day Friday.  Emails from the counselors with instructions regarding schedule changes was sent out on March 31. Schedule changes will have no effect...

Targeting the specific age group of students in fifth and sixth grade, the first intermediate school in the district is expected to open in 2023. The campus design and atmosphere is planned to foster skills like collaboration, innovation, and innovation.

Frisco ISD to open intermediate school for grades 5-6 in 2023

Ana Cuen, Managing Editor April 15, 2021

Between Alma Road and Dr. Kenneth Cooper Park, the first Frisco ISD intermediate school is planned to open for grades 5 and 6 in the fall of 2023. Designed by architects with Huckabee, the campus is expected to foster a creative and collaborative environment...

HOSA is hosting its annual Blood Drive sponsored by Carter BloodCare this Wednesday near the auditorium doors from 8:30-3:30 PM.

HOSA hosts Carter Bloodcare Drive Wednesday

Caroline Caruso, Managing Editor April 14, 2021

HOSA is ushering students in and out of the building on Wednesday as the Carter Bloodcare Drive takes place outside the auditorium from 8:30-3:30 p.m.  After giving blood, donors will receive COVID-19 Antibody Testing, blood typing, as well as two...

The Board of Trustees meeting covered items such as student recognition and the school district’s response to problems with the online version of the STAAR test. According to data presented at the meeting, several spikes occurred in the first semester around things such as Halloween and Thanksgiving.

However, by the end of January, the numbers of cases were dropping.

Board of Trustees discuss students, STAAR, COVID-19

Cooper Ragle, WTV Executive Producer April 13, 2021

Topics like student recognition and the school district’s response to problems with the online version of the STAAR test were discussed at the Board of Trustees agenda Monday.  One of the main areas of discussion was COVID-19. According to data...

Student and staff achievements will be recognized during tonight's school board meeting, including girls basketball making it to State, Academic Decathlon results, and achievements at the powerlifting, swimming, and diving state meets.

School board to meet Monday night

Wingspan Staff April 12, 2021

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees holds its monthly meeting Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Student and staff achievements will be recognized during the meeting, including girls' basketball making it to state, Academic Decathlon results, and achievements...

Students in tenth and eleventh grade have the opportunity to exclude a Fine Arts or Athletics program from their class rank calculation until April 16th. Eligible courses include Theatre, Tech Theatre, Dance, Drill Team, Athletic Trainer, Band, Color Guard, Athletics/Manager, Choir, and Orchestra.

Annual GPA Opt-Out opportunity is presented to students

Shreya Jagan and Jordan Battey April 9, 2021

Students entering 11th or 12th grade in the 2021-2022 school year have the opportunity to exclude one Fine Arts or Athletics credit from their class rank and GPA calculations. Eligible courses include Theatre, Tech Theatre, Dance, Drill Team, Athletic...

Due to limited space, the current Frisco public library will be moving locations where it will be rebuilt as a bigger building where it will hold larger numbers of people and books.

Construction set to begin for new public library

Vidula Pandian, Guest Contributor April 8, 2021

Construction is set to begin on Frisco’s new public library, which is moving from its current location at city hall, to the former Beal Building, next door to the Frisco Discovery Center.  According to Community Impact Newspaper, the developers...

5 FCCLA students on campus have advanced to state-level competition, and have the ability to partake in a conference held in downtown Dallas this Thursday through Saturday.

FCCLA advances to state competition Thursday

Shreyas Viswanathan, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

It’s off to the state level for five Redhawks who earned the opportunity to compete in the Texas Family Career and Community Leaders of America(FCCLA) state conference from Thursday to Saturday at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Dallas.  “As advisors...

Managing Editor Caroline Caruso shares her thoughts on the issues regarding state testing.

STAAR testing to be held in person

Shreyas Viswanathan, Staff Reporter April 6, 2021

STAAR testing begins on campus Tuesday with freshman students taking the English I exam, while sophomores, juniors, and seniors stay at home for a day of asynchronous learning. It continues Thursday with sophomores taking the English II exam, while freshmen,...

Due to a holiday on Monday and two STAAR testing days next week, classes will look different for all grades, with some students staying home for asynchronous learning.

STAAR testing leads to abnormal schedule next week

Erika Pernis, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The next week is going to be anything but a normal schedule. Friday (April 2) - school holiday Monday (April 5) - bad weather makeup day/no school Tuesday (April 6) - STAAR testing for 9th grade/asynchronous learning for 10th, 11th, and 12th...

While not for everyone, many students have grown accustomed to online learning due to COVID-19. So, in an effort to accommodate for those opting for virtual learning, the district has created a survey for parents to pick their preferences for learning next year.

Online School of Choice Interest Survey due Friday

Aarya Oswal, Staff Reporter April 1, 2021

The deadline for parents to complete a Frisco ISD survey about their students’ interest in the possibility of future online learning opportunities closes Friday. According to a Frisco ISD news release, “FISD is exploring the idea of an online School...

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