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Class of 2017 graduates Saturday

Class of 2017 graduates Saturday

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief
June 2, 2017
Filed under News

Graduation for the class of 2017 is Saturday at the Dr Pepper Arena with proceedings scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. A ticket is required to attend, but ceremonies will be available to watch live online and on-demand free of charge. “I’m just glad it’s almost over,” senior Hannah McKenzie s...

CBE deadline Monday

CBE deadline Monday

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
June 1, 2017
Filed under News

For students hoping to earn a credit through a Credit by Exam test, registration closes Monday. “Most students take CBE’s to advance through a subject,” counselor Andrea Douglas said. “However, some students may take a CBE to recover a credit for a course they have failed.” Students who beli...

Graduation rehearsal set for Thursday after school

Graduation rehearsal set for Thursday after school

Kayla Griffin, Guest Contributor
May 31, 2017
Filed under News

Before seniors can officially graduate on Saturday, there is a mandatory graduation rehearsal Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in the competition gym. If seniors do not attend, they will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Dr Pepper Arena. “It’s important...

National exam measures Spanish mastery

National exam measures Spanish mastery

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
May 30, 2017
Filed under News

Results for the National Spanish Exam have been released with more than 40 students on campus receiving recognition for their scores. The NSE is a national marker for any student enrolled in a high school Spanish class who is wanting to gauge their knowledge of the language. “I thought that ou...

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...

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