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  • Advanced Academics Night is Monday at Reedy HS from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

  • 8th grade Redhawk Rally is Jan. 29 6-8 p.m.

  • Campus Course Fair is Jan. 25 from 12:10 - 2:35 p.m.

HOSA students competing at Area

HOSA students competing at Area

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

February 19, 2016


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HOSA will compete in its area competition on Friday at R. L. Turner High School. This will be HOSA's first competition of the year, with competitors who place first, second, or third advancing to state competition in April. "Competing in HOSA gives you not only a fun experience to meet with competit...

Faculty reemphasize dress code policy

Faculty reemphasize dress code policy

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

A little more than half of the school year has passed, and most students have become accustomed to the rules and regulations of the school. However, multiple dress code violations have come to the attention of administrators. “Kids start pushing the envelope of dress code,” associate princip...

Growth in Frisco expected to continue

Growth in Frisco expected to continue

Haley Flores, Guest Contributor

February 17, 2016


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The continuing growth of Frisco can be seen throughout the city. From the $5 billion mile to the expansion of the Frisco ISD, open lots are slowly starting to fill up. “I’ve been in Frisco now for 20 years, and during that time real estate has continued to go up in cost and it hasn’t slowed ...

Eleven wrestlers qualify for state

Eleven wrestlers qualify for state

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

February 16, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eleven wrestlers are advancing to UIL State after another dominant performance in the 5A Region II Friday and Saturday in the Nest. Logan Mize (119), Virley Session (132), Jordan Robison (152), and Kyra Austin (185) won individual championships in their respective weight classes with seven more...

District concerned over student created app

District concerned over student created app

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2016


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Reedy High School student George Thayamkery recently created an app that allows students to bypass Home Access Center in order to check their grades, but the district has reservations about students using the application. “We’ve got a couple of concerns with the app,” technology facilitator Jeff Wiseman said. “The first...

School joins forces with AHA

School joins forces with AHA

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2016


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Red is being seen a bit more than usual this month. One of the school’s main colors, and a sign of Valentine’s Day, February is Heart Disease Awareness Month with Friday the school’s Red Out Day. As part of this, the school partnered with the American Heart Association to bring familiarity and suppor...

Orchestra students headed to San Antonio for All-State

Orchestra students headed to San Antonio for All-State

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2016


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13 students named to the All-State Orchestra are headed to San Antonio for the President’s Day weekend for the annual Texas Music Educator’s Association Clinic/ Convention. “The All-State events are for choir, band, and orchestra students,” orchestra director Julie Blackstock said. “Students from all ov...

One Wal-Mart closes, another opens

One Wal-Mart closes, another opens

Haley Flores, Guest Contributor

February 9, 2016


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Wal-Mart is in the process of closing 269 stores nationwide, while at the same time planning to open numerous supercenters, including two in Frisco, one at the intersection of Custer and 121. The retailer is closing many of its underperforming stores including the one on Legacy Drive which closed Jan. 17. “Clo...

A vacation turned opportunity

A vacation turned opportunity

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2016


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The school’s financial secretary, Christi Wilson, has been taking annual trips to Jamaica since high school, but what started as a vacation soon turned into an opportunity to give to children less fortunate. Wilson’s trips there began when her best friend from high school, Leigh Anne Mayneir ...

Body image battles

Body image battles

Kirk Niekamp, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016


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Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating. These silent epidemics haunt the lives of millions of Americans daily. Eating disorders are any range of serious psychological and physical disorders that disturb a person’s normal eating habits, resulting in a health decline. Sometimes difficult to identify, many p...

Long-term substitutes helping Spanish department

Long-term substitutes helping Spanish department

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

February 4, 2016


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The Spanish department is about to undergo a transition as two teachers are temporarily replaced by two long term substitutes as Spanish teachers. Amanda Bainbridge is already on maternity leave just having delivered a baby boy on Jan. 29 with Lindsey Bowen also about to go on maternity leave. While...

Sen sets school AcDec record

Sen sets school AcDec record

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016


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It will be hard for senior Abel Sen to improve on his performance. After all, the he scored a school record 9302.8 in the Academic Decathlon Regional meet last weekend. Now he has his eyes set on the state meet Feb. 26. “I think I did better than I expected,” Abel Sen said. “I certainly worked ...

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