WINGSPAN

  • Senior Prom 7 p.m. April 13 at the W Hotel in Dallas

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. May 22 at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

The Star scores a championship game

The Star scores a championship game

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

March 21, 2019


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Home to Frisco ISD football, The Star is going to be the host of the new Alliance of American Football championship game on April 27. “The Alliance has built a foundation of high-quality football, revolutionary technology and world-class partnerships with the NFL, CBS and Turner Sports,” Dallas Cowboys o...

Seniors share tips on college admissions process

Seniors share tips on college admissions process

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 20, 2019


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For the first time, the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a college admissions panel in the lecture hall from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday where underclassmen had the chance to receive advice and personalized information from seniors on campus. “I think it’s good to hear what...

New Zealand mosque shootings impact students on campus

New Zealand mosque shootings impact students on campus

Minuki Medis, WTF Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


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Days later, and thousands of miles away, the impact of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 50 and left another 50 injured, is being felt on campus. The alleged shooter, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, has been charged with murder. Prior to the attack, Tarrant sent...

College admissions process in the spotlight amid reported bribery scheme

College admissions process in the spotlight amid reported bribery scheme

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 18, 2019


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A reported bribery scheme by wealthy parents to help their children gain admission into high level universities, has led to the indictment of dozens of people, with some parents having spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on guaranteeing their children a spot in the schools. "I'll speak more broa...

Liberty joins exclusive PLC club

Liberty joins exclusive PLC club

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2019


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Just one of four in the state of Texas, and one of 32 high schools in the nation, Liberty was awarded the title Model Professional Learning Center on Wednesday with the designation announced to teachers in the library Thursday after school. “It’s referencing a commitment by the campus to build...

AP exam registration deadline Thursday

AP exam registration deadline Thursday

Maddie Aronson, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


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The deadline to sign up for AP tests without a late fee is Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Each exam is $94, with fees increasing by $20 to $114 for those that miss the Thursday deadline. For students taking multiple AP exams, the cost of testing can quickly add up. However, for students that do well, money c...

Students and parents get Dual Credit information

Students and parents get Dual Credit information

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019


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Redhawks, along with other Frisco ISD high school students, got a sneak peek at Collin College on Tuesday as part of Dual Credit night. Lead counselor Dr. Stefanie Mueller, as well as special admissions coordinator Kim Whitlock, gave a presentation to students and parents on the enrollment process and wha...

National Merit Semifinalists recognized by school board

National Merit Semifinalists recognized by school board

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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It was a busy night at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees with student recognitions and a proposal to change vendors for student payments just a couple of the numerous items on the agenda. Among the student recognitions, were the school’s 18 National Merit Semifinali...

A peek into Dual Credit

A peek into Dual Credit

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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Collin College is hosting a Dual Credit Information Night in the auditorium Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. to provide parents and students information on how students can earn college credit while still in high school through the program. “For some students, it’s more weight than an on-level class,” co...

FISD Board of Trustees March meeting Monday

FISD Board of Trustees March meeting Monday

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

March 4, 2019


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The Frisco Independent School District Board of Trustees is holding its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday at the FISD Administration Building. The board will immediately go into a closed session before resuming the open meeting for regular business at 7:30 p.m. Among the items ...

Remembering Texas Independence Day at The Alamo

Remembering Texas Independence Day at The Alamo

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 2, 2019


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183 years after Texas declared its independence, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas hosted a ceremony on Saturday at The Alamo in San Antonio to not only remember those that lost their lives but the widows they left behind. “We always talk about the tragedy that occurred at the Alamo,”...

32 minutes from championship glory

32 minutes from championship glory

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 1, 2019


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As the clock struck :00 on the UIL 5A semifinal game against the Kerrville Tivy Antlers on Friday at the Alamodome, and the scoreboard showing the Redhawks taking the 34-28 win, the celebration was somewhat subdued as the team knows their ultimate goal still sits 32 minutes away in the championship g...

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