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  • 6 girls, 5 boys, advance to state wrestling tournament
  • Girls' wrestling team takes 2nd at regional meet, boys' team finishes 4th
  • 3rd 9 week grading period ends March 20
  • Spring Break is March 9-13
  • No school for students Friday (Feb. 14) and Monday (Feb. 17)
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School board focuses discussion on elementary school #43

School board focuses discussion on elementary school #43

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Cheif

January 15, 2020

The Board of Trustees monthly school board meeting for January took place on Tuesday night at the Frisco ISD Administration Building. Aside from the tax reports and employee recognition, the most discussed topic was regarding Elementary School #43 set to open in fall of 2021. “We are goi...

Aftermath of Soleimani killing leaves countries tense, students conflicted

Aftermath of Soleimani killing leaves countries tense, students conflicted

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2020

The Trump administration is targeting Iran with sanctions, days after Iran fired missiles at a U.S. occupied base in Iraq in retaliation for an American drone attack that killed top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. As the situation begins to settle, Iranians in Frisco are conflicted about the situation....

Regular school board meeting set for Tuesday

Regular school board meeting set for Tuesday

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2020

January’s regular school board meeting hosted by the Board of Trustees will take place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administration Building. The meeting begins with a closed session at 6:30 p.m., followed by the board opening it’s public session to discuss topics such as employee recogni...

Prepping underclassmen for the SAT

Prepping underclassmen for the SAT

Caroline Caruso, Guest Contributor

January 13, 2020

All sophomores and juniors on campus were enrolled in a free SAT Prep Course on Canvas. Students will link their College Board account to a Khan Academy account, which from there will take them to the lessons and unlock potential scholarship opportunities.  “I think that anything that helps with extr...

Breaking news: all after school activities cancelled for Friday

Breaking news: all after school activities cancelled for Friday

Wingspan Staff

January 10, 2020

At 3:27 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Frisco ISD Director of Communications Jamie Driskill sent out the following email to school administrators at all campuses: "Good afternoon.  Frisco ISD has been monitoring the National Weather Service site to stay abreast of the potential for severe weather this...

District gives look into advanced courses

District gives look into advanced courses

Lucas Barr, Editor-In-Chief

January 9, 2020

Frisco ISD is hosting its second Advanced Academics Night of the 2019-2020 school year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium at Centennial High School. Delivering a presentation on pre-Advanced Placement (PAP), Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and dual credit offerings in Fri...

New FISD schools call for new attendance zones

New FISD schools call for new attendance zones

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2020

Frisco ISD will be hitting the drawing board once again in fall of 2020 in order to adjust the attendance zones to accomodate for two new campuses, Emerson High School and Frisco’s 43rd elementary school, that will open in the fall of 2021.  The district is hoping to finalize plans by November so that when...

Underclassmen begin new schedule selection

Underclassmen begin new schedule selection

Yael Even, Managing Editor

January 7, 2020

Returning to campus after a two week break for the start of a new semester, underclassmen are being asked to think ahead as they begin the process for choosing classes for the 2020-2021 school year began Tuesday.  “Students can log into HAC right now and can see their schedules that they signe...

Students ring in their new semester classes

Students ring in their new semester classes

Ana Cuen, Guest Contributor

December 20, 2019

Most Redhawks leave for winter break knowing they will come back to the same schedule spring semester, however this is not the case for those taking AP single semester classes, and those that drop classes.  Courses like AP Psychology only last one semester, raising challenges to those preparing for t...

FEF scholarship window comes to a close

FEF scholarship window comes to a close

Yael Even, Managing Editor

December 19, 2019

Before seniors break for the holidays from Dec. 23-Jan. 7, the Frisco Education Foundation Scholarship deadline comes to a close Friday at 4:00 p.m. Senior Kyle McCord sees the scholarship as another way to help pay his tuition next fall.  “I have to pay for college,” senior Kyle McCord said. ...

District copes with internet outages

District copes with internet outages

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

December 17, 2019

For the second day in a row, students and staff throughout Frisco ISD were hit with a lack of network connection on Monday and Tuesday.  The FISD technology department first became aware of the sporadic internet outages after receiving multiping alerts. “Campus techs are notified via email or T...

Graduation comes early for some seniors

Graduation comes early for some seniors

Yael Even, Managing Editor

December 16, 2019

For most seniors, graduation is May 30, however, some seniors on campus are ahead of the game and will be graduating at the end of the first semester.  It’s something only a few students do each year and takes some planning according to school counselor Ryan Kiefer.  “It’s not difficult...

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