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  • Orchestra All-Region clinic/concert Friday & Saturday moved to Independence due to auditorium repair work

  • Blackout at boys' basketball game versus Rowlett Friday in the Nest

  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

Sophomores and juniors take PSAT Wednesday

Sophomores and juniors take PSAT Wednesday

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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Sophomores and juniors are taking the PSAT on Wednesday where they must arrive at their testing rooms no later than 8:50 a.m with testing beginning at 9:00 a.m. with freshmen and seniors having a half day. “It’s late arrival for freshmen and seniors so they won’t be coming to school until 1...

ISM students get experience at business symposium

ISM students get experience at business symposium

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 5, 2017


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Independent Study and Mentorship students took part in the Frisco ISD ISM Business Symposium on Wednesday where they had an opportunity to meet professionals, begin networking, and gain experience with mock interviews. “The whole process is done to prepare students for the real world,” senior...

Caribbean hurricanes hit close to home for sophomore

Caribbean hurricanes hit close to home for sophomore

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

October 4, 2017


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Nearly two weeks after category four Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the island has been plunged into a humanitarian crisis, with widespread flooding and virtually no electrical power, as Maria came two weeks after category five Hurricane Irma, destroying what Irma didn’t. For sophomore Vicky Ot...

Standards based grading helps students

Standards based grading helps students

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017


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A new grading system is being used in all science classes in 2017-18 after chemistry teachers developed a new system last year that benefits students when it comes to retests. “A lot of our science classes, they do what’s called standards based grading, which is where you receive a grade by standard or topic as opposed to getting a un...

Former Redhawk shares thoughts on Vegas shootings

Former Redhawk shares thoughts on Vegas shootings

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 2, 2017


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At least 59 are dead and more than 500 injured in the deadliest mass shooting the United States has ever seen. Shortly after 12 a.m. (CST) Monday morning, 64-year-old Nevada resident, Stephen Paddock, began shooting down from his 32nd story Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel room window on the Route 91 Harvest ...

Monday’s advisory period to be extended

Monday’s advisory period to be extended

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

September 29, 2017


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There will be an extended advisory for all grade levels on Monday from 11:50 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. as sophomores and juniors complete the pre-administration bubbling on their PSAT answer document which will be administered on Oct. 11. “It takes like forty minutes to do [the bubbling],” campus testing c...

Harvey drains Frisco Family Services

Harvey drains Frisco Family Services

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

September 28, 2017


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Hurricane Harvey is still having effects on communities all over Texas nearly a month after it struck the gulf coast as Frisco Family Services is struggling after donating much of its inventory to hurricane survivors. “Many of those devastated by the hurricane have relocated and are staying with family or fr...

Parking problems

Parking problems

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

September 27, 2017


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Issues with the implementation of $50 student parking permits continues as the booting of cars began on Monday and will continue as some students still have yet to purchase a parking permit. Making matters more challenging, the lack of parking during the fall as approximately one-third of student park is re...

Harvey relocates Rockport student

Harvey relocates Rockport student

Yael Even, Guest Contributor

September 26, 2017


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The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey's destruction has reached Frisco as many students have enrolled in the district as a result of their damaged Houston-area schools. Among those, 14- year-old freshman Britani Chestnut who is staying with her sister while her family tries to rebuild their life in Rockport. “The...

Alterations made to advisory period

Alterations made to advisory period

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

September 25, 2017


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Starting Monday, school administrators are tweaking the advisory period to better serve the school. For the first five weeks of the school year, students were required to go to a classroom, the cafeteria, library, or gym, and remain there for the entire advisory period. Now, this regulation has been l...

Homecoming headaches

Homecoming headaches

Katharina Santos, Guest Contributor

September 22, 2017


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Fall is here, and not only is it time for pumpkin spice everything, football season and cool weather but it also means homecoming is here. With the dance on Saturday from 7-10 p.m. in the main gym, homecoming is a popular topic of conversation across campus. “We have been planning homecoming since th...

New list helps students find ways to volunteer

New list helps students find ways to volunteer

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2017


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Students in need of volunteer hours and teachers who need to get small tasks done around the classroom can now work together with Rocky’s List, a signup sheet for students to find a person on campus that needs help. “Two students came to me looking for volunteer opportunities to eventually get ...

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