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A night off from Friday night lights

A night off from Friday night lights

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under News

The usual Friday night lights won’t be shining bright this week as the football team has a bye. That means the football team, drill team, band and everybody else that takes part in football games get a night’s break from their usual obligations. But that doesn't mean it's a night off for everybody....

Senior golfer bound for Korea

Senior golfer bound for Korea

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Presidents Cup tournament, held every two years, brings together elite golfers from around the world in a series of golf matches. This year, the Presidents Cup will be held in South Korea Oct. 8-11 and senior varsity golfer Chase Fritz will be leaving Saturday to fly out as a guest of Internationa...

Internet failures cause campus slow downs

Internet failures cause campus slow downs

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under News

On at least three different occasions this year the campus has been hit by internet failures that have lasted up to several hours each time. The failures have shut down all campus based online access as well as the phones in at least one instance. “There’s not one specific reason the internet outages have h...

Fiction becomes reality with NASA discovery

Fiction becomes reality with NASA discovery

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

First it was a best-selling book. On Thursday it hits the screens as one of fall’s most anticipated movies. But the fiction of The Martian, could soon come true with new signs of liquid on Mars. NASA scientists reported Monday that waterlogged particles, the remnants of bodies of water from billi...

Homecoming raises record funds

Homecoming raises record funds

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under News

A homecoming theme inspired by the Big Apple brought student council a big piece of the pie as this year’s dance was one of the most financially successful in the school’s history. More than $8000 was raised making this year’s dance, an “Empire State of Mind”, a success for student council. ...

Future schools set off another round of rezoning

Future schools set off another round of rezoning

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Most students and families familiar with Frisco ISD are used to the yearly rezoning that occurs districtwide after the addition of new schools, so it’s no surprise that it’s happening again. The district hosted a rezoning forum at the Frisco ISD Administration building on Thursday, the first chance...

Dance if you want, but leave your shoes behind

Dance if you want, but leave your shoes behind

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under News

Students who attend the homecoming dance this year will need to leave their shoes in the car on Saturday before walking in the doors, in accordance with a newly established policy. In the past, faculty members and parent volunteers have provided students labelled brown bags for students to store their...

FISD College Fair on Wednesday

FISD College Fair on Wednesday

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 23, 2015


Filed under News

The Frisco ISD College Fair is an opportunity for students and parents in the district to learn about potential colleges and the application process. The fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at Independence High School. Only juniors and seniors are eligible to attend. Interested students...

Meet the Teacher Night

Meet the Teacher Night

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 21, 2015


Filed under News

Parents will have the opportunity to meet their children's teachers and learn about their classes at the annual Meet the Teacher Night, Monday from 6-8 p.m. Meet the Teacher night will run on a bell schedule that mirrors the day to day student schedule, allowing parents to attend each of their child's classes. ...

Parents sit down with Lyon for first Coffee Talk

Parents sit down with Lyon for first Coffee Talk

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 17, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Superintendent Jeremy Lyon came to the school Thursday morning to hold a Coffee Talk, a forum in which parents can ask questions about the district and have a conversation with Lyon and his assistant superintendent on subjects like class sizes, hiring teachers, and Advanced Placement results. “Ou...

Microsoft Office free for Students and Staff

Microsoft Office free for Students and Staff

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

September 16, 2015


Filed under News

Free downloads of Microsoft Office are now available online for all students and faculty members through a program called Microsoft Office 365 Education. The program supplies the latest versions of commonly used Microsoft products including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. Once the subscription is enacted, students and staff members will each be a...

LED lights brighten the school

LED lights brighten the school

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2015


Filed under News

Workers are scheduled to finish installing new lights in the parking lots and along the outside of the school early Tuesday morning. The project started three weeks ago with the light crew working from 6 p.m. - 4 a.m. four night a week. The lights are 60 percent more luminescent and increase the amou...

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