WINGSPAN

  • 6 girls, 5 boys, advance to state wrestling tournament
  • Girls' wrestling team takes 2nd at regional meet, boys' team finishes 4th
  • 3rd 9 week grading period ends March 20
  • Spring Break is March 9-13
  • No school for students Friday (Feb. 14) and Monday (Feb. 17)
  • Student parking permits can be purchased at onlineschoolfees.com

AP drop window now open

AP drop window now open

Ashvita Girish, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

With the first semester ending Dec. 20, drop forms for Pre-AP and AP courses are available beginning Friday and can be found outside the counselor’s office. “If students have been struggling for the first semester or are not likely to pass in the class they’re currently in, then obviously we want students to ...

Early STAAR testing for some, library closed for all

Early STAAR testing for some, library closed for all

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

December 12, 2019

Sweatpants, snacks in zip lock bags, and an abundance of #2 pencils are a good sign it’s testing season. For most students, this comes at the end of the year with STAAR and AP tests. However for some dual credit students, testing season is this week, with Friday the final day. “The content that’s covered in the first semester is the predominant part...

Parking spots open up as new lot is completed

Parking spots open up as new lot is completed

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

December 11, 2019

After months of construction, the new parking lot behind the fieldhouse is now available for students. The new lot will compensate for the parking spots lost to the bands practice area, and provide a more convenient parking for student athletes and coaches.  “I’m excited that we're going to have pa...

School board takes action on pre-K waiver, renovation contracts

School board takes action on pre-K waiver, renovation contracts

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

December 10, 2019

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees moved to apply for full day pre-K waiver for this school year at Monday night’s board meeting. As a result of HB 3 passed this June, school districts in the state must have free pre-K programs for 4-year-olds that fit certain requirements, including non-English ...

School Board sets to discuss funds and new health initiative

School Board sets to discuss funds and new health initiative

Kyle Strickland, WTV Daily Update Producer

December 9, 2019

Frisco ISD’s monthly board meeting will be Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Frisco ISD Administration Board Room. At this school board meeting, the Frisco Education Foundation will present their check on behalf of Grants for Great Ideas.  To date, the foundation will have given over $900,000 i...

Teachers explore a new world of technology

Teachers explore a new world of technology

Abby Wang, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

From Cricut in the Grand Canyon to Bulb in the Great Barrier Reef, teachers have the chance to travel the world of technology all day Friday in the library. It’s all part of the annual World of Instruction Extravaganza, a two day event led by librarian Chelsea Hamilton and digital learning coach Clayt...

ACT prep provided on campus

ACT prep provided on campus

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

After renewing their partnership with Frisco ISD in August as the exclusive test prep provider for the district, The Princeton Review began hosting an ACT prep course on campus on Nov. 19 and resumed class on Tuesday, with the next one Thursday in the lecture hall from 6-9 p.m. “Both tests contain information learned in school, however,...

Dual credit spring enrollment deadline ends

Dual credit spring enrollment deadline ends

Trisha Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Students are getting ready to register for spring semester Dual Credit classes, with the deadline for registration and class fees Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. “Dual Credit is an opportunity in high school to take classes at a local community college such as Collin College,” school counselor Staci Stok...

Advanced Academics Night informational meeting Tuesday

Advanced Academics Night informational meeting Tuesday

Kasey Harvey

December 3, 2019

Students are still months away from making course selections for the 2020-2021 school year, but on Tuesday evening, Frisco ISD is hosting an Advanced Academics Night at Reedy High School from 6:30-8 p.m.  District academic personnel will provide information to students and parents in grades 5-11...

FEF scholarships opens Monday for seniors

FEF scholarships opens Monday for seniors

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

December 2, 2019

The 2020 online application for Frisco Education Foundation scholarships opened Monday at 10 a.m. with seniors having until Dec. 20 at 4 p.m. to apply.  “We have found that whether it’s three weeks or three months that the applicants pretty much have the same trend in when they decide to submit it and co...

Helping heal Harper’s heart

Helping heal Harper’s heart

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

November 22, 2019

It was supposed to be a normal 20 week checkup and sonogram for former Vandeventer Middle School coach and teacher Brittany Manning on Nov. 14, 2018. It quickly became something else.  “They told us that they couldn't see all four chambers of the heart but you know maybe it's just the way t...

Caught by surprise, Firehouse Subs gets a new look

Caught by surprise, Firehouse Subs gets a new look

Yael Even, Managing Editor

November 21, 2019

The Firehouse Subs, just minutes from campus, became something of a surprise drive-thru Thursday morning after an unnamed driver accidentally drive through the side of the restaurant. Firehouse sub employees at the scene chose not to comment on the accident, but several Redhawks students were nearby...

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