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Girls’ basketball bound for State

Girls’ basketball bound for State

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

For the first time in school history, the girls’ basketball team is heading to the UIL State Tournament after defeating Mansfield Summit 43-39 in the Regional Final Saturday. “It’s an opportunity I can not describe,” junior Rebecca Lescay said. “I’m speechless right now. I’m happy to...

DECA and AcDeC competing in San Antonio

DECA and AcDeC competing in San Antonio

Matt Berti, WTV Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After months of preparation, dozens of DECA and Academic Decathlon students have traveled to San Antonio to compete at state conferences Friday and Saturday. “In their free time, students who made it into the state competition are studying, they also come in for study session lead by club office...

Blood drive on campus Thursday

Blood drive on campus Thursday

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2016


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Giving students a chance to help save lives, local blood center Carter BloodCare is hosting its second blood drive of the year on campus on Thursday. “Receiving blood from high schools is extremely important to us as a blood center,” Carter BloodCare consultant Susan Holt said. “We are the ...

Lunchroom turned concert

Lunchroom turned concert

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

February 24, 2016


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Listening to music at lunch using headphones is a thing of the past as groups of friends have started playing music using speakers instead with school administrators showing leeway in this relatively new lunch time activity. “I haven’t had any problems when I’m in the lunchroom with kids playi...

Divisive devices

Divisive devices

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2016


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Almost every single student has a cell phone. The district has a cell phone policy, but almost every teacher on campus has a personal policy they enforce in their classrooms. “In Precalculus and AP Language, we have to put our phones away,” junior Abonti Ferdous said. “We are not allowed to use i...

Double Dip to relocate from Main Street

Double Dip to relocate from Main Street

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2016


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It’s hard to miss the bright building of Double Dip, an old-fashioned frozen custard shop, when driving down Frisco’s Main Street. But Double Dip is about to move from it’s original location of more than 15 years. “We’ve been here since 2001 and now we’re moving to a location on Main...

Teen vices: A look into illegal substances

Teen vices: A look into illegal substances

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

February 19, 2016


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Smoking marijuana is more than just recreational for anonymous student John Smith. It’s habitual.  It’s routine. And, after a couple years of abusing the drug, it’s become normal. Weed, pot, dope, Mary Jane--with whatever street name it adopts, marijuana continues to find its way into the lives ...

HOSA students competing at Area

HOSA students competing at Area

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

February 19, 2016


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HOSA will compete in its area competition on Friday at R. L. Turner High School. This will be HOSA's first competition of the year, with competitors who place first, second, or third advancing to state competition in April. "Competing in HOSA gives you not only a fun experience to meet with competit...

Faculty reemphasize dress code policy

Faculty reemphasize dress code policy

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

A little more than half of the school year has passed, and most students have become accustomed to the rules and regulations of the school. However, multiple dress code violations have come to the attention of administrators. “Kids start pushing the envelope of dress code,” associate princip...

Growth in Frisco expected to continue

Growth in Frisco expected to continue

Haley Flores, Guest Contributor

February 17, 2016


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The continuing growth of Frisco can be seen throughout the city. From the $5 billion mile to the expansion of the Frisco ISD, open lots are slowly starting to fill up. “I’ve been in Frisco now for 20 years, and during that time real estate has continued to go up in cost and it hasn’t slowed ...

Eleven wrestlers qualify for state

Eleven wrestlers qualify for state

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

February 16, 2016


Filed under News, Sports, Sports Showcase

Eleven wrestlers are advancing to UIL State after another dominant performance in the 5A Region II Friday and Saturday in the Nest. Logan Mize (119), Virley Session (132), Jordan Robison (152), and Kyra Austin (185) won individual championships in their respective weight classes with seven more...

District concerned over student created app

District concerned over student created app

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

February 12, 2016


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Reedy High School student George Thayamkery recently created an app that allows students to bypass Home Access Center in order to check their grades, but the district has reservations about students using the application. “We’ve got a couple of concerns with the app,” technology facilitator Jeff Wiseman said. “The first...

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