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  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott closes schools until May 4
  • STAAR exams cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year
  • eLearning work for week #3 is due by Sunday at 11:59 p.m.
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott extends social distancing measures through April 30

Inspire Health tests over 100 residents for COVID-19

Inspire Health tests over 100 residents for COVID-19

Cooper Ragle, WTV Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

With the advancement of the COVID-19 virus, many measures are being put in place to halt its progression, including drive-thru testing locations. Despite Inspire Health on Warren Parkway being the first facility to offer drive-thru testing in Frisco last week, Dr. Bijas Benjamin with Inspire Health exp...

District timeline for e-learning

District timeline for e-learning

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 30, 2020

Although neighboring school districts such as Little Elm ISD have already announced there will be no in-person school through April 17, Frisco ISD is looking at the COVID-19 closure situation in smaller chunks, with the district expected to announce a new timeline this week.  “We’ll probably be doing this in chunks in determining...

COVID-19 perspectives from around the world

COVID-19 perspectives from around the world

Amelia Jáuregui and Sarah Boutouis

March 27, 2020

What started off in Wuhan, China in late 2019, is now a global pandemic impacting people everywhere. To get an idea of what is happening in other areas, Wingspan reached out to students across America and around the world for this Special Report providing global perspectives on COVID-19....

School launches Instagram to share Redhawk pride

School launches Instagram to share Redhawk pride

Ananda Ghoshal, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

The school launched its first Instagram account on Friday, and to help get it going seniors are being asked to post a picture of themselves from kindergarten on their personal page and tag the school (@libertyhighredhawks) by Friday using the hashtags #Classof2020, #RedhawkNation and what elementary ...

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing opens in Frisco

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing opens in Frisco

Cooper Ragle, WTV Staff Reporter

March 25, 2020

The number of places for COVID-19 testing is slowly expanding throughout North Texas, including a new spot that opened up in Frisco at Inspire Health on Warren Parkway.  Even though the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Frisco remains relatively low, with just 11 confirmed cases as of earlier thi...

Frisco ISD now offering “drive through” WiFi

Frisco ISD now offering “drive through” WiFi

Roy Nitzan, WTV Executive Producer

March 25, 2020

The district announced on Tuesday it is providing free extended WiFi at several FISD campuses to provide students with easier internet access as week #2 of learning continues due to continued spread of COVID-19 Students and their families are now able to drive up to specific FISD campuses and sit...

Collin, Denton Counties issue stay-at-home orders

Collin, Denton Counties issue stay-at-home orders

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2020

Following Dallas County's order on Monday, both Collin County and Denton County issued “stay-at-home” orders of their own on Tuesday in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Issued by Judge Chris Hill, the Collin County order is set to last until March 31 and permits travel only for “essential ac...

AP testing held online

AP testing held online

Cooper Ragle, WTV Daily Update Producer

March 23, 2020

Many changes have been made to the daily routines of people due to the COVID-19 virus, one of which, for students, is AP testing.  Due to the virus all AP tests will now be taken online at home. According to the College Board website for each AP subject, there will be two different testing dates....

Abbott addresses the state

Abbott addresses the state

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

March 20, 2020

Gov. Greg Abbott held a virtual town hall Thursday night to discuss his statewide executive order and address public concerns over COVID-19.  Abbott’s executive order provides the following restrictions:  Social gatherings: 10 person limit No dine-in restaurants, bars, or gyms No nu...

Students adjust to lessons online

Students adjust to lessons online

Athena Tseng, Guest Contributor

March 19, 2020

With changes across the nation including social distancing, low amount of supplies, safety precautions, events canceled and online school because of COVID-19, students are learning to adjust to these changes and challenges. “It’s a serious matter and more people should take it more seriously,” jun...

Students and staff adjusting to eLearning

Students and staff adjusting to eLearning

Amelia Jáuregui, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

The first day of eLearning began Tuesday and it was an adjustment for the students and staff who are used to face-to-face interactions. For AP Environmental Science teacher, Jamie Berendt, this situation brought on her own comments and questions. “I think eLearning is a good idea to keep the ball roll...

City updates COVID-19 response at town hall

City updates COVID-19 response at town hall

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

March 17, 2020

“We’re a little bit in uncharted waters,” Frisco mayor Jeff Cheney said on the Frisco Town Hall on Coronavirus Monday evening. In light of declaring COVID-19 a public health emergency, Cheney and the city council hosted a virtual town hall broadcasted live on Facebook and through a phone forum to discuss the current situation in ...

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