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  • 12 wrestlers advance to state Friday and Saturday in Cypress

  • Senior Jiwoo Oh wins state championship in breaststroke, boys' team takes 7th

  • Girls' basketball wins second round playoff game 60-45 against Texas High

  • The WTV Daily Update named Student Television Network Southwest Regional Broadcast Excellence winner for Best Daily Taped Show

UIL realignment reveals new districts

UIL realignment reveals new districts

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


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After last night's biennial football realignment, the new District 5A football divisions have been decided. Frisco ISD has now been spit up into 5A Division I Region 2 District 5 and 5A Division II Region 2 District 7. The school will have eight total district games, 6 of those against Frisco schools,...

Explore programs at the CTE Center open house

Explore programs at the CTE Center open house

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2018


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Middle and high school students and parents have a chance to explore job field-related courses for the 2018-19 year at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center interactive open house running from Thursday through Monday from 5 - 6:30 p.m. “Students will have the opportunity to explore a...

New genetic technology focus of AP Biology Conference

New genetic technology focus of AP Biology Conference

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2018


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Students from across the Frisco ISD will fill the Frisco High auditorium Wednesday for an AP Biology conference over the field of genetics. “[The conference] helps to put genetics into context and show how it's important,” biology teacher Richard Sabatier said. “By showing how we can actually ...

Redhawk Rally eases transition for incoming freshman

Redhawk Rally eases transition for incoming freshman

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2018


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The school cafeteria and auditorium will be opened to students and their parents at Monday's Redhawk Rally from 6-8 p.m. to introduce freshmen to courses offered on campus. “This event serves as a great opportunity for incoming students and their parents to learn more and select courses,” counse...

The new look of families

The new look of families

Aaron Boehmer and Katharina Santos

January 26, 2018


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The traditional family unit of dad, mom, and children has changed significantly since 1960, as in the last 57 years, the percent of children 18 and younger living in a home with both parents has dropped from 73 percent to a current 46 percent. In this special report, Wingspan takes a look at the changi...

Soda makes its debut on campus

Soda makes its debut on campus

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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Students are now able to purchase a variety of diet sodas from the vending machine by the gym after a decision by the Frisco ISD School Health Advisory Committee. “The SHAC committee updated the district’s wellness guidelines in November to allow the sale of zero-calorie, diet carbonated beverages, which are fully compliant with federal ...

FISD College Fair Wednesday night

FISD College Fair Wednesday night

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2018


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Parents and students can visit with admission representatives from dozens of colleges and universities across the country at the annual Frisco ISD College Fair at Centennial High School from 6 to 8 p.m on Wednesday. “It is an opportunity for juniors and seniors to visit with college reps and learn about different universities they may wish to apply to in the future,” counselor Staci Stokes ...

Bright new secretary on campus

Bright new secretary on campus

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


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 Parents and students will no longer check into the office with the same face they are used to. As the former campus secretary, Barbara Marr, departs ways, former receptionist, Angee Bright, will be taking her place and fulfilling a new job. “I’m excited about it,” Bright said. “I’ve been apart ...

Marching for change

Marching for change

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2018


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Several Redhawk students took to the streets of Dallas Saturday in the second annual Women’s March, joining hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. including celebrities, politicians, athletes, members of the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants, men and of course women. “I feel like every...

Grass roofed homes near campus get a green thumbs-up from city council

Grass roofed homes near campus get a green thumbs-up from city council

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018


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Grass roofs, trails, ponds and more; Frisco City Council has given the green thumbs-up for the development of an eco-friendly neighborhood Frisco has yet to see. Located just north of Rolater Road along Independence Parkway (south of the subdivision Liberty Crossing) this Total Environment development...

Auditorium repairs nearing completion

Auditorium repairs nearing completion

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

January 19, 2018


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It was a week before winter break, when the school’s fire alarm forced students out of the building when a fire sprinkler was damaged in the auditorium. This resulted in downpour of water, flooding the auditorium and causing significant damage. Since then, the auditorium has been undergoing ...

ISM students take over The Star

ISM students take over The Star

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2018


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Independent Study and Mentorship students from throughout Frisco ISD showed off the research they have collected so far this year in the annual research showcase at The Star Wednesday evening. “I felt like it was an incredible successful event,” ISM teacher Karene Goff said. “We had a huge turn out of pa...

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