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  • Orchestra All-Region clinic/concert Friday & Saturday moved to Independence due to auditorium repair work

  • Blackout at boys' basketball game versus Rowlett Friday in the Nest

  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

Water pipe breaks in auditorium

Water pipe breaks in auditorium

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

December 7, 2017


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The school was evacuated for approximately 40 minutes around 2 p.m. Thursday when a fire alarm sounded due to a water pipe break in the auditorium.   This is a developing story that Wingspan is continuing to work on with an updated news story expected to be posted Friday....

Frisco Bowl seeking students for sideline reporting

Frisco Bowl seeking students for sideline reporting

Marisa Uddin and Michael Clark

December 6, 2017


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Students are invited to join the first ever DXL Frisco Bowl. The newly created DXL Frisco Bowl is a football game owned and operated by ESPN Events, which is a subdivision of ESPN, and is affiliated with the American Athletic Conference. The SMU Mustangs will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs...

School scores 7 out 7 in state academic accountability ratings

School scores 7 out 7 in state academic accountability ratings

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

December 5, 2017


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The Texas Education Agency has released its final 2017 state academic accountability ratings for schools and districts across the state with the school earning seven out of seven distinct designations. The ratings are based on student achievement and progress on the STAAR tests, which measure student under...

Free babysitting for teachers offered by StuCo

Free babysitting for teachers offered by StuCo

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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An evening without their children is the plan for Monday’s Teacher’s Night Out from 5-8 p.m. as Student Council hosts the event that allows teachers to drop off their kids and have some free time to themselves. “Usually around the holidays it’s hard to shop and get things done with child...

2 weeks left to apply for FEF scholarships

2 weeks left to apply for FEF scholarships

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

December 1, 2017


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Seniors have until 4 p.m. on Dec. 15 to apply for one of more than 800 scholarships available through the Frisco Education Foundation. WTV's Neha Perumalla sat down with Allison Miller, the Director of Frisco Education Foundation and Partners in Education to get the details on the process and what senior...

Walking and learning, teachers get tips and strategies

Walking and learning, teachers get tips and strategies

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 30, 2017


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Students may be the ones learning in school, but teachers on campus are still being encouraged to gain some knowledge too as some of them take part in Thursday’s Learning Walk Day where they will visit other classrooms during their conference period to hopefully discover new teaching strategies. New as...

Grass rooftop neighborhood next to school proposed

Grass rooftop neighborhood next to school proposed

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

November 29, 2017


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Homes with grass rooftops could be coming to the area as the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission met Tuesday tonight, where the commission approved the first step in making such houses a part of the Frisco landscape. The northeast corner of Independence Parkway and Rolater Road, just west of campu...

Setting the pace, WTV Daily Update wins national award

Setting the pace, WTV Daily Update wins national award

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, News

For the first time in school history, the WTV Daily Update was named a NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker at the National High School Journalism Convention held in Dallas Nov. 16 - 19. “The Pacemaker Award is an preeminent award that many people call the Pulitzer Prize of scholastic journalism,” WTV Daily Update P...

FEF scholarship window opens

FEF scholarship window opens

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 27, 2017


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The Frisco Education Foundation opened its scholarship application window on Monday for seniors graduating in 2018. Frisco ISD graduating seniors are eligible to be considered for hundreds of scholarships, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, volunteer effor...

Thanksgiving isn’t for everyone

Thanksgiving isn’t for everyone

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 17, 2017


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Many Americans have been celebrating Thanksgiving since it was first proclaimed a national holiday in 1863, but the same can’t be said for all immigrant families new to the U.S. and its traditions.  “Since we’re a family of immigrants, being in America is great and all, but it’s a traditio...

Civil war not in the past for senior

Civil war not in the past for senior

Wade Glover and Dea-Mallika Divi

November 16, 2017


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The Syrian Civil War, a conflict that takes place nearly 7,000 miles away in the Middle East, is a world away for most students on campus. But for senior Masa Arnaoot, the conflict strikes close to home, real close. “Where I would live and where my aunt is living and everything, they all live i...

Parents to get inside look at college admissions

Parents to get inside look at college admissions

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributer

November 15, 2017


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Parents can get insight to the college admissions process Thursday in the auditorium from 8-8:55 a.m. during the latest installment of Coffee with Counselors. “The purpose is to provide parents with pertinent information throughout the year that is applicable to a significant number of students a...

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