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  • DECA’s first meeting is August 30 at 8:30 a.m. or 4:15 p.m. in C243

  • Boys soccer tryouts (for those not currently in the class) are Nov. 28-30 after school on the turf field. See Coach Kaiser in room C112

  • CTE Center’s FISD mock trial team will hold an information meeting over the try-out process on August 31 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the CTE Center

  • Monday is the first day of school with 1st period beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Missing school: what’s excused and what isn’t

Missing school: what’s excused and what isn’t

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter
August 23, 2017
Filed under News

The start of a new school year brings questions about attendance as students are required to attend a class at least 90 percent of the days the class is offered in order to receive credit for that class. However, there are cases in which a student can miss a class and have it excused.  Among th...

Policies in place for schedule changes

Policies in place for schedule changes

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief
August 22, 2017
Filed under News

Two days into the new school year and some students are trying to make schedule changes. However there are certain requirements a student must meet to have that request granted. Counselors are unlikely to consider a schedule change request unless a student meets one of the following requirements: ...

Changes mark the start of school year

Changes mark the start of school year

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
August 21, 2017
Filed under News

The 2017-2018 school year kicked off Monday with some notable changes. Wingspan will go into detail in the coming weeks on many of these, but here’s a quick look at the most noteworthy ones. New administrators Former associate principal Ashley Rainwater is replaces Scott Warstler’s as head of the s...

Community rally kicks off new school year

Community rally kicks off new school year

Wingspan Staff
August 20, 2017
Filed under News

The annual Redhawk Rally took place Saturday evening on the football field with the band, cheerleaders, Red Rhythm and the football teams introduced to students, parents and staff members in attendance.  

Freshman Flight School set to launch Wednesday

Freshman Flight School set to launch Wednesday

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief
August 8, 2017
Filed under News

Incoming freshman have the opportunity to explore clubs and organizations at Wednesday’s Freshman Flight School from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The event will be held in different locations throughout the school and acts as an orientation to students about to start their first year of high school. “[Freshman]...

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 In Case You Missed It, 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 In Case You Missed It, 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...

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