WINGSPAN

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

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

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 ...

Fewer freshmen to be on campus in 2016-17

Fewer freshmen to be on campus in 2016-17

Imani Jones, Guest Contributor

February 2, 2016


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With the opening of Lebanon Trail High School in August, newly redrawn attendance zones will take away approximately 200 students from next year's freshmen class. This year’s enrollment is above 2,000 students leading some teachers to believe class sizes could be smaller and that this change will ben...

Little Elm bans phone use in cars

Little Elm bans phone use in cars

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2016


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Little Elm is the latest city in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area to ban the usage of phones while driving within city ordinances, but it doesn’t appear Frisco will be joining its neighbor any time soon. “The City of Frisco has not taken action on any cell phone bans,” Frisco’s mayor Maher Maso said via emai...

Chalker takes students to Collin

Chalker takes students to Collin

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

January 29, 2016


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From AcDec to tennis, several different student groups are off campus Friday including a group that is visiting Collin College for a better insight on what college is all about. “The purpose of the students going to Collin College, we do it every year just to kind of, the main gist would be to show...

Health officials worried about Zika virus

Health officials worried about Zika virus

Prachurjya Shreya, Guest Contributor

January 28, 2016


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The Zika virus is all over the news, drawing a lot of attention to the virus and its effects. The virus is mosquito transmitted and originated from Brazil and is slowly making its way to the United States. “It’s starting in other countries and the concern is that it is spreading to the Americas....

Reaching out for support

Reaching out for support

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2016


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Teachers and staff members, serving as mentors during the school day, are often the first people students go to confide in personal information. In an array of issues students may disclose to teachers, there is a limit to what teachers can keep confident and what they must report when it comes to abuse. “The...

New Wi-Fi network to accelerate connection

New Wi-Fi network to accelerate connection

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2016


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Internet outages on campus are expected to be minimized as the school has moved from an AT&T network to a private network run through the district. “We are changing to the Frisco ISD owned private fiber which will hopefully have less problems,” FISD Coordinator of Technical Services Kirk Rya...

Rising Redhawk Night exhibits campus clubs

Rising Redhawk Night exhibits campus clubs

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2016


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Rising Redhawk, an informational meeting for prospective 8th grade students, will be held Monday starting at 6 p.m. in the auditorium, with the program moving to the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. “It’s an opportunity for future Redhawks, the class of 2020, to come and meet the counselors and all the...

ABC books simplify historical empires

ABC books simplify historical empires

Imani Jones, Guest Contributor

January 22, 2016


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An ABC book, the type of book read to children in preschool who are just learning the basics of language was the focus of a recent AP World History book. Although it may seem unusual, given that most of the work in AP classes is usually very strict and advanced, it had its purpose. “It’s somet...

Students in transportation bind go online

Students in transportation bind go online

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

January 21, 2016


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Winter is here and more students are starting to become creative in getting a ride home to avoid having to walk in the cold or take a crowded bus. For some students in a bind for transportation, Uber is a growing solution for those who can afford to pay for a ride. “They’re a lot nicer than buses, a lot more s...

The realities of the Open Carry law in FISD

The realities of the Open Carry law in FISD

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

January 20, 2016


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Texas is now in its second full week of being the 45th state to legalize open carry for individuals who have a gun license. However the new law has raised some issues, specifically how open carry will affect traditionally gun-free zones such as schools. “The new Open Carry law should not affect school campuses ...

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