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Class of 2018 flies out of the nest Saturday

Class of 2018 flies out of the nest Saturday

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


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For the first time in the school’s history, graduation will be held Saturday at the Ford Center at The Star at 5 p.m. Guests will be allowed inside the venue one hour prior to the ceremony and are required to  have a ticket to attend. During the ceremony, the Ford bag policy will be in effect, which prohibits backpacks, purses, and coolers, am...

School JWAC chapter gets two on the 20 under 20 list

School JWAC chapter gets two on the 20 under 20 list

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2018


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The 20 Under 20 is an initiative that honors 20 highly active members in Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) under the age of 20. Campus JWAC sponsor Tim Johannes selected two students, both of which met the criteria set forth by the World Affairs Council. “It’s a pretty big honor for the kids,’ J...

America’s fastest growing city

America’s fastest growing city

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2018


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Often called one of the fastest growing cities in America, there’s no longer any doubt as U.S. Census population estimates rank Frisco as the fastest growing city with a population increase of 8.2 percent between July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017. “I think [the ranking]reflects the high quality of l...

Juniors looking ahead to next year

Juniors looking ahead to next year

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The class of 2018 doesn’t cross the stage for graduation until Saturday, but some juniors are already getting ready for what’s to come as their last year of high school approaches. “I am getting done with my SAT so I don’t have to struggle and study for it next year and instead focus on college admissions and getting more scholarships,” juni...

Recycled materials help solve veteran housing crisis

Recycled materials help solve veteran housing crisis

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

May 29, 2018


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Approximately 40 miles northeast of campus sits the small town of Whitewright. From local churches to the neighborhood Dollar General, it’s a town far removed from the growing city of Frisco. With a population of just 1,600 residents, Whitewright is typical of small town Texas where the loc...

Yearbook pick up continues

Yearbook pick up continues

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter

May 29, 2018


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Although yearbook distribution was last Thursday, there’s still a chance to pick up your yearbooks.

Finishing first can pay off for valedictorians

Finishing first can pay off for valedictorians

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


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In the state of Texas, being a high school valedictorian is about more than bragging rights, it can be worth a free year of college courtesy at any public Texas university courtesy of a special program. Called the Highest Ranking Graduate program, it rewards the highest ranking student in a g...

Senior captures UIL state title

Senior captures UIL state title

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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Thousands of students from across the state of Texas compete each year in a variety of UIL debate competitions but senior Parker Butler is the lone 5A champion in Lincoln-Douglas Debate after earning the title Tuesday in Austin. “It’s an amazing feeling,” Butler said. “We have a fantastic academic team he...

FEF to award thousands in scholarships

FEF to award thousands in scholarships

Panav Ladha, WTV Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


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The 2018 Frisco Education Foundation Scholarship Night is at Dr Pepper Arena starting at 7 p.M. The program offers Frisco ISD graduating high school seniors the opportunity to apply for dozens of scholarships offered through the foundation. For senior Jessica Lim, any kind of scholarship can be a b...

Seniors leave the nest with breakfast

Seniors leave the nest with breakfast

Justin Simon, WTV Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


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Food, free swag, and meet tweets are all on the menu for Tuesday's "Leaving the Nest" senior breakfast from 9:35-10:35 a.m. in the auditorium. “This is the second year of the leaving the nest senior breakfast an we have it just to celebrate the seniors and get some important information about gra...

Relax, summer work no longer being assigned

Relax, summer work no longer being assigned

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2018


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Effective immediately, summer school work or reading is a thing of the past for any middle or high school courses. The move away from summer work comes as a result of the Advanced Academic Advisory Committee’s conclusion that the removal of summer assignments is the best course of action to promote positive...

ISM students showcase final products

ISM students showcase final products

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


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The Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program is hosting Final Presentation Night, Friday starting at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. ISM teacher Karene Goff and students have been preparing for this event since the beginning of the year, with Goff being more of a coach than a teacher. “It’s a v...

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