WINGSPAN

  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. Tuesday at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

STAAR testing starting Tuesday for underclassmen

STAAR testing starting Tuesday for underclassmen

Ashvita Girish, Guest Contributor

April 8, 2019


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Testing season is about here with STAAR exams beginning on Tuesday and underclassmen students on campus preparing to take some of the five STAAR tests required to be graduate. “The STAAR tests benefit not only the student but the school and the state,” campus testing coordinator Ashley Stipe ...

Severe weather clouds Saturday forecast

Severe weather clouds Saturday forecast

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

April 5, 2019


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Less than two weeks after Collin County and surrounding areas experienced an estimated $400 million from a hailstorm, local meteorologists are forecasting a chance of more severe weather Saturday. ENHANCED risk of severe weather Saturday for areas south & east of the metroplex. We've include...

Online VOE access closed

Online VOE access closed

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

April 4, 2019


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Just three days after the front office announced that Verification of Enrollment forms can be accessed online 24/7, the school sent an email on Wednesday to students and parents informing them online VOE access will end. The sudden reversal is a result of the school finding out the state requires a...

Texas House to vote on House Bill 3

Texas House to vote on House Bill 3

Lucas Barr and Dea-Mallika Divi

April 3, 2019


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With Governor Greg Abbott and Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen making education funding a top priority this session, Frisco ISD as well as teachers and students have been calling for reform. On Wednesday, the Texas House is scheduled to vote on HB 3, a bill that would increase the amount of funds ava...

AAF suspending all operations

AAF suspending all operations

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

April 2, 2019


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Just 25 days before the Alliance of American Football championship game was set to take place at the Ford Center at The Star on April 27, the league announced on Tuesday it is suspending all operations immediately. Just six weeks after AAF owner, Dallas resident Tom Dundon, who is also the billionaire own...

Final window to change 2019-20 schedules opening soon

Final window to change 2019-20 schedules opening soon

Kanz Bitar, Guest Contributor

April 2, 2019


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The long process of class registration for 2019-2020 that began in January, is about to hit its endgame with student’s having one final chance to change their schedule beginning on April 15 and continuing until May 1. “Really you can change anything up to May 1,” Kiefer said. “After May 1, t...

Frisco ISD subs to earn more

Frisco ISD subs to earn more

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

April 1, 2019


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Substitute teachers across the district are getting more pay starting Monday after the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approved incentives in an effort to retain them and reduce the shortage of subs in the district. “It is very difficult to get subs across the area,” FISD chief human resources off...

Academic teams ready for Saturday’s district meet

Academic teams ready for Saturday’s district meet

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 29, 2019


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The district academic UIL meet will be taking place on campus on Saturday and will allow students to compete in academic competitions from a varying range of topics. “Saturday’s the district academic UIL meet and all 10 high schools will be coming over here tomorrow to compete for regionals in ...

Frisco’s first fair now open

Frisco’s first fair now open

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

March 29, 2019


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A trip to the fair no longer requires a trip to Fair Park as the inaugural Frisco Fair is underway through April 7 at the Frisco Fresh Market. Featuring food, rides, and games, the 11 day fair is an attempt to bring families from all over the city together. “We realized that the community wa...

Restroom rescue

Restroom rescue

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

March 28, 2019


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Going to the bathroom took a bit longer than usual for six guys on Wednesday as they were temporarily locked in after a door handle broke in an upstairs bathroom. “I thought that [senior] Myron [Huff] was joking when he told me we were locked but then it was true,” sophomore Charlie Knight said...

Wingspan wins CSPA Gold Crown

Wingspan wins CSPA Gold Crown

Wade Glover, WTV Executive Producer

March 28, 2019


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Being recognized as one of the nation's top digital news sites, the Columbia Scholastic Press Association named Wingspan a 2019 Gold Crown Winner. WTV's Wade Glover has the details.        ...

Two Collin County passport offices shut down

Two Collin County passport offices shut down

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2019


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A month after the U.S. Department of State temporarily closed Plano and McKinney passport offices amid allegations of fraud, the two offices were permanently shut down on Tuesday forcing local residents in need of a new passport to go to different locations. Collin County District Clerk Lynne Finley was first notified via letter that the offices “may have failed to follow ... guidelines and procedures that adver...

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