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  • 12 wrestlers advance to state Friday and Saturday in Cypress

  • Senior Jiwoo Oh wins state championship in breaststroke, boys' team takes 7th

  • Girls' basketball wins second round playoff game 60-45 against Texas High

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Nearly $4,000 raised in holiday donation drive

Nearly $4,000 raised in holiday donation drive

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2017


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Students raised $3,977.32 to donate to the Samaritan Inn/Small World as part of the school’s holiday donation drive held Dec. 5 -15. “When I spoke with the donation manager there she was hoping to use the money to actually build a new food pantry for the homeless folks that are staying at the Samaritan Inn so that they h...

Neighborhood Walmart set to open after the new year

Neighborhood Walmart set to open after the new year

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

December 14, 2017


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Walmart’s presence in Frisco is about to increase as the company adds a fourth store in the city, this one less than two miles from campus on the northwest corner of Custer and 121. “We have been prepping fixtures, mods, cleaning, and stocking the merchandise,” store co-manager Trevor Carson said...

FISD named in annual AP District Honor Roll

FISD named in annual AP District Honor Roll

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


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Frisco ISD is one of the 447 school districts within the U.S. and Canada to be named to the 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Districts featured on this list had to have increased the percentage of students who receive AP exam scores of at least a 3 and the number of students who enrolled in AP cou...

Rezoning returns at school board meeting

Rezoning returns at school board meeting

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

December 12, 2017


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For years students many students have wanted the first semester to end before winter break, and next year their wish will be granted. Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, the third six weeks will no longer extend into the new year. “I think I’ll like that more than what we do now because we have projects to...

2018-19 calendar and attendance zones up for approval Monday night

2018-19 calendar and attendance zones up for approval Monday night

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


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Zoning and schedule changes for the 2018-2019 school year are on the agenda for Monday’s Frisco ISD monthly Board of Trustees meeting starting at 7:30 p.m. in the FISD Administration Board Room. With the district opening four new schools, including Memorial High School, students throughout the district will be subject to rezoning...

Rain showers down on stage after water pipe breaks in auditorium

Rain showers down on stage after water pipe breaks in auditorium

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

December 11, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, News

The first freeze of the year hit Frisco Friday morning, but on Thursday afternoon it was raining inside the auditorium as a theater tech accident triggered the alarms and sprinklers in the auditorium, leading to an evacuation of the school. “What happened is that we had an accident in tech theater, and...

Attendance zone previews

Attendance zone previews

KIa Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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At tonight's school board meeting, the district will finalize attendance zones for the 2018-2019 school year. WTV's Kia Dunlop has the details.

Water pipe breaks in auditorium

Water pipe breaks in auditorium

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

December 7, 2017


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The school was evacuated for approximately 40 minutes around 2 p.m. Thursday when a fire alarm sounded due to a water pipe break in the auditorium.   This is a developing story that Wingspan is continuing to work on with an updated news story expected to be posted Friday....

Frisco Bowl seeking students for sideline reporting

Frisco Bowl seeking students for sideline reporting

Marisa Uddin and Michael Clark

December 6, 2017


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Students are invited to join the first ever DXL Frisco Bowl. The newly created DXL Frisco Bowl is a football game owned and operated by ESPN Events, which is a subdivision of ESPN, and is affiliated with the American Athletic Conference. The SMU Mustangs will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs...

School scores 7 out 7 in state academic accountability ratings

School scores 7 out 7 in state academic accountability ratings

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

December 5, 2017


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The Texas Education Agency has released its final 2017 state academic accountability ratings for schools and districts across the state with the school earning seven out of seven distinct designations. The ratings are based on student achievement and progress on the STAAR tests, which measure student under...

Free babysitting for teachers offered by StuCo

Free babysitting for teachers offered by StuCo

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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An evening without their children is the plan for Monday’s Teacher’s Night Out from 5-8 p.m. as Student Council hosts the event that allows teachers to drop off their kids and have some free time to themselves. “Usually around the holidays it’s hard to shop and get things done with child...

2 weeks left to apply for FEF scholarships

2 weeks left to apply for FEF scholarships

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

December 1, 2017


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Seniors have until 4 p.m. on Dec. 15 to apply for one of more than 800 scholarships available through the Frisco Education Foundation. WTV's Neha Perumalla sat down with Allison Miller, the Director of Frisco Education Foundation and Partners in Education to get the details on the process and what senior...

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