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College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

College football bowl season finds new home in Frisco

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Sports Showcase

First the Dallas Cowboys made Frisco their home, and now ESPN Events is doing the same thing bringing the college football bowl season here as the newly named Frisco Bowl at Toyota Stadium was announced Tuesday, with the the first game scheduled for December 20. “We are excited to invite two d...

Former Liberty principal named new FISD superintendent

Former Liberty principal named new FISD superintendent

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees has named former Liberty principal Dr. Mike Waldrip the lone finalist in the search for a replacement for the retiring Dr. Jeremy Lyon. Waldrip, the current superintendent of Coppell ISD, worked in Frisco ISD for several years before moving to Coppell. “Hiri...

Protesters spark more media coverage

Protesters spark more media coverage

Cydney Dumler, WTV Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

First it was the Dallas Morning News and now it appears the school will be the focus of an NBC 5 news story. Wingspan first brought you the story last week, followed by both a news article and an opinion piece over the weekend in the Dallas Morning News. Now after showing up in front of the...

Abortion protests continue

Abortion protests continue

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

May 22, 2017


Filed under News

Anti-abortion protesters were back in front of the school demonstrating Monday morning but the number of students protesting was significantly less than Thursday or Friday. One of the few students out to show up Monday was junior Hunter Moncada who plans to protest until the abolitionists leave. ...

Growing number of students protest against abortion abolitionists

Growing number of students protest against abortion abolitionists

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

May 19, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, News

What began on Monday with three abortion abolitionists demonstrating on the sidewalk in front of the school, grew into a more pronounced display Thursday, with at least two dozen students predominantly opposed to the abolitionists message gathering next to the protesters. “I think it is ...

The hidden price of Sodapalooza

The hidden price of Sodapalooza

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under News

Sodapalooza is here and cups are popping up everywhere from students to staff as RaceTrac’s annual drink promotion is here until July 31 with anybody that buys the $11.99 cups ($9.99 with coupon on RaceTrack app) getting unlimited drink refills. “They’re beneficial because they’re easy to...

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Top ten luncheon Wednesday

Stone Swad, WTV Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under News

The top 10 students in class rank from each Frisco ISD high school are being honored Wednesday at the annual Top Ten Luncheon at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge campus in Frisco from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Students who rank in the top ten of their class will be honor...

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

2016-17 academic awards and recognitions announced

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under News

The academic top 10 for the class of 2017 will be honored along with the top 10 of each Frisco ISD high school with a luncheon Wednesday from 11:30 - 2 p.m. at the Collin College Conference Center at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco. In addition, underclassmen academic awards and recognitions...

Summer school registration begins

Summer school registration begins

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

Summer school, with registration opening May 15, is undergoing a big change this year with all coursework now online, providing more access for students. “Since the courses are online, students can work from anywhere at any time,” secondary summer school Principal Jennifer Redden said. “This giv...

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Parking could be pricey come 2017-2018

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under News

The Board of Trustees was presented with a proposal that would help generate revenue by charging students $25 per semester for parking permits. The school gives out between 650 and 800 parking permits per year, which doesn’t account for student drivers without parking permits. With this many studen...

Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Proposed bill would limit school calendar flexibility

Brooke Colombo, News Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under News

School districts such as Frisco ISD, which is one of more than 100 in the state designated as an Innovation District by the Texas Education Agency, would not be allowed to modify the start and end date of the school year under House Bill 1865 proposed by Rep. Matt Krause (R-Ft. Worth). “Having our schools star...

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Snapchat changes catch students off guard

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


Filed under News

Snaps that can last forever are a part of the latest Snapchat update released Tuesday. WTV's Wade Glover sat down with a few students to get their thoughts on the changes.  

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