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17 seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

17 seniors named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Megan Lin and Avery Nolden

September 13, 2017


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Names of this year’s semifinalists for the annual National Merit Scholarship Program were announced Wednesday with 17 of those names belonging to seniors on campus. “I may not show it on my face-I’m not super emotional or anything-but I’m actually really excited because it’s nice to see...

Parking permit deadline extended

Parking permit deadline extended

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

September 12, 2017


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The new parking permit policy was supposed to go into effect Monday but that has been changed. Originally, the deadline for parking without a permit was Sept. 11, but the date has been extended.  In order to obtain a pass, a student must pay the $50 fee on MyPaymentsPlus, then fill out the link sent to...

Reflection and flexibility part of Rainwater’s vision

Reflection and flexibility part of Rainwater’s vision

Anya Thakur, Guest Contributor

September 11, 2017


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One of many new changes to come to campus this year can be found in the principal's office as Ashley Rainwater now leads the way after Scott Warstler resigned the position for a job at the district level. Wingspan sat down with Rainwater to discuss her mission statement for the 2017-18 school year and...

Familiar face returns to lead Frisco ISD

Familiar face returns to lead Frisco ISD

Neha Perumalla and Brooke Colombo

September 7, 2017


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Frisco ISD’s search for a new superintendent landed on a familiar face as Dr. Mike Waldrip was selected to replace the departing Dr. Jeremy Lyon. For Waldrip, it’s a return to Frisco as he previously served as principal at Clark Middle School before eventually being the first principal of Libert...

Harvey donation drive underway

Harvey donation drive underway

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

September 6, 2017


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Following the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, many parts of south Texas including Houston and surrounding towns have been permanently damage by the flooding. To help provide necessary items to those affected by Hurricane Harvey, student council is partnering with the Frisco PTA and c...

New state law bans texting and driving

New state law bans texting and driving

Caitlyn Kleibert and Kasey Harvey

September 5, 2017


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A new state law that makes texting and driving illegal went into effect last Friday.   Drivers may not use a phone to read, write, or respond to an electronic message while driving unless the vehicle is stopped. Violators face a misdemeanor charge and a fine of between $25 to $99, however repeat...

Hurricane Harvey donation drive

Hurricane Harvey donation drive

Wingspan Staff

September 1, 2017


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Efforts to provide necessities for people impacted by Hurricane Harvey are underway on campus and throughout the district. Student Council is partnering with the Frisco PTA to collect donations which will be taken to various drop off points in the area before being delivered to the Houston area.   Collection...

Harvey leads to gas shortages in Frisco

Harvey leads to gas shortages in Frisco

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

August 31, 2017


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The effects of Hurricane Harvey hit the Frisco area Thursday with most gas stations in the city running out of fuel as the storm left many oil refineries in Houston closed, leading to a rush to fill up. “As a precaution, not only were several oil fields and platforms evacuated Thursday, at least four refin...

Committee to look at Frisco ISD small schools model

Committee to look at Frisco ISD small schools model

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

August 30, 2017


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As the population of Frisco continues to boom, so does the enrollment in its schools. But with 58,000 students in the district and the district operating with a tight budget, Frisco ISD is considering abandoning its current small-school model and will begin exploring the option of bigger schools. FISD...

Yearbook pictures Wednesday and Thursday

Yearbook pictures Wednesday and Thursday

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

August 29, 2017


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School pictures for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be taken tomorrow and Thursday during social studies classes. “We do picture day through social studies classes because we try to pick a class where we know at least everybody on campus has that particular class,” AP Secretary Marcha ...

Harvey hits Houston

Harvey hits Houston

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2017


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With wind speeds reaching 130 mph and leaving at least 30,000 people without power, Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Rita in 2005. Beginning as a tropical storm in the Caribbean, Harvey soon became more powerful, moving towards the Texas Coastal Region, and ...

New advisory period begins Monday

New advisory period begins Monday

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

August 25, 2017


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Monday marks the beginning of the school's new advisory period with students having the choice of attending tutorials, going to club meetings or relaxing in the   gym, cafeteria or library. WTV's Kennedy Williams has the details. 

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