WINGSPAN

  • 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.

Future schools set off another round of rezoning

Future schools set off another round of rezoning

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2015


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

14 years later

14 years later

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 11, 2015


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Friday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The day is officially designated as Patriot Day as a way to remember the lives lost and to pay tribute to those the first responders who risked their lives to rescue the victims of the attacks. Here on campus, it...

School implements new policy regarding headphones

School implements new policy regarding headphones

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 10, 2015


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Walking down a school hall with an earbud in each ear or headphones covering both ears is a thing of the past. School administration has implemented a new policy requiring students to have one ear free of a headphone in light of safety concerns. “We want to be able to communicate with students,...

Change to Student Code of Conduct

Change to Student Code of Conduct

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015


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The 2015-16 FISD Student Code of Conduct is slightly different than in previous years as a result of House Bill 2398 which requires the implementation of a campus behavior coordinator. The most prominent change will be the way in which truant student cases will be handled. Truant student’s families will b...

Better equipped for emergency situations

Better equipped for emergency situations

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015


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“The Go Bag is kind of like a gun, you have it in case you need it but you hope you never have to use it,” Varner said. “It’s simply here for critical incident.” The purpose of the bag is to have the reaction time of the officer to be quicker in case of an emergency. “Just because ...

The current state and the future vision of FISD

The current state and the future vision of FISD

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

September 3, 2015


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Adding between 2,500 - 3,500 new students to the district each year, the Frisco ISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in the country. Leading the way for the district is Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon. With four new schools opening this year, along with as many as eight more  schools op...

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