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  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

  • Frisco ISD Choir Festival at Stonebriar Community Church Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Cruz and O’Rourke the focus of Take a Side Tuesday

Cruz and O’Rourke the focus of Take a Side Tuesday

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

October 23, 2018


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Junior World Affairs Council hosted a debate Tuesday in the auditorium to give students a platform to express their opinions regarding the policies of U.S. Senate challenger Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) and incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz (R). “The JWAC Take a Side Tuesday for October was over the Beto v...

Record numbers as voters began to cast their ballots

Record numbers as voters began to cast their ballots

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


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The early voting window officially opened Monday at 8:00 a.m. and continues until Nov. 6 with voters being able to vote every day during this window including Saturday and Sunday. In years past, polling places have seen relatively light crowds on the first day of early voting, but that was th...

Soccer’s new capital city

Soccer’s new capital city

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2018


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Three years after it received final approval to come to Frisco, the National Soccer Hall of Fame at Toyota Stadium made its debut on Saturday kicking off with a ceremony for the five new inductees: Dr. Robert Contiguglia, MLS commissioner Don Garber, and former players Tiffeny Milbrett, Cindy Parlow ...

Early voting begins Monday

Early voting begins Monday

Dea-Mallika Divi, Assignment Editor

October 19, 2018


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Early voting begins Monday and runs to Nov. 2 with polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters in both Collin and Denton counties may vote at any polling location in the county in which they reside. In-person voters must have a photo ID at the time of voting. Acceptable forms of ID include: Texas driver license ...

Faculty faces the kiss of a pig in annual fundraiser

Faculty faces the kiss of a pig in annual fundraiser

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


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National Breast Cancer Awareness month in October is dedicated to bringing funds and awareness to the 1 in 8 US women who develop invasive breast cancer at some point in their life. For the past two years, Student Council has held a “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser, where students donate money to vote for a staff member to kiss a local pig ...

Rezoning may get a break for 2019-2020

Rezoning may get a break for 2019-2020

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 17, 2018


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After years of rezoning schools, Frisco Independent School District is not planning to adjust attendance zones for the 2019-20 school year. “[Last year] we really focused on utilizing space at existing facilities, and this is the first time in 20 years we’re not actively building anything,” Deputy Superintendent of Business and Operations Todd Fouche said during Monday’s Board of ...

Frisco ISD reaches enrollment of 60,000

Frisco ISD reaches enrollment of 60,000

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018


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Now the 13th largest district in Texas, Frisco ISD reached an enrollment of 60,000 students when sixth grade student Alanna Mazeffa enrolled in the district on Sept. 18. On Tuesday, Mazeffa was welcomed with open arms and attention from the district. Witnessing the 60,000th student celebration at...

Rain causes ripple in activities on campus

Rain causes ripple in activities on campus

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 15, 2018


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Rain along with some of the coldest October weather since 1898 is putting a damper on various activities on campus including getting to school on time. After the bell at 9:00 a.m. signaling the beginning of first period on Monday, a line of students stood awaiting their probable tardy. However, tak...

Space running out for Spanish trip

Space running out for Spanish trip

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

October 12, 2018


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Five Spanish 2 students have the opportunity to go to Madrid, London and Paris this summer on a study trip hosted in parted by Spanish teacher Patricia Flores. “We chose, London, Paris and Madrid because all three cities are incredible places full of monuments, and rich in history everywhere,...

Page turning debate

Page turning debate

Remi Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


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Whether it's geometry, algebra, AP European History or practically any core class, the scene is the same at the start of the school year; students line up outside the book room to get their textbooks for the year. And there are a lot of textbooks on campus. The school has approximately 12,286 ...

FEF presentation discusses scholarship planning

FEF presentation discusses scholarship planning

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

October 10, 2018


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With a three week period for seniors to apply for scholarships from the Frisco Education Foundation from Nov. 30 to Dec. 21, representatives from FEF were on campus on Wednesday to let seniors know about the application process. “I hope to gain experience with all the applications and stuff with ...

Altered schedule for PSAT testing Wednesday

Altered schedule for PSAT testing Wednesday

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

October 9, 2018


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PSAT testing is on Wednesday with sophomores and juniors needing to report to their testing room by 8:45 a.m. The PSAT is an opportunity to prepare for the SAT and to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Competition as a junior. The PSAT includes three tests: reading, writing and language,...

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