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  • 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

Hype party starts countdown to prom

Hype party starts countdown to prom

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 26, 2019


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For the first time in school history, seniors have the chance to get together for a preview of prom during Wednesday’s prom hype party during advisory in the student parking lot. “Basically, part of the package for prom, was that the DJ would be able to come and get kids excited about it,” as...

Damages estimated at $300-400 million from Sunday’s hailstorm

Damages estimated at $300-400 million from Sunday’s hailstorm

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

March 25, 2019


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A hailstorm swept across Collin County Sunday evening, breaking windshields, hammering roofs, and destroying trees totaling an estimated $300-$400 million in damage. “The hail was probably three inches across; it was the worst hail I've seen living here in Texas,” AP Human Geography teacher Tim Jo...

Digital footprint and cyber safety focus of Friday’s Redhawk Rant

Digital footprint and cyber safety focus of Friday’s Redhawk Rant

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 22, 2019


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Online dangers, digital myths, and students’ online presence were the topics of discussion during Friday’s Redhawk Rant in the advisory period, with advice and tips given to students by counselor Lindsay Pfiffner and school resource officer Glen Hubbard. “The myths are those photos, once the app ...

The Star scores a championship game

The Star scores a championship game

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

March 21, 2019


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Home to Frisco ISD football, The Star is going to be the host of the new Alliance of American Football championship game on April 27. “The Alliance has built a foundation of high-quality football, revolutionary technology and world-class partnerships with the NFL, CBS and Turner Sports,” Dallas Cowboys o...

Seniors share tips on college admissions process

Seniors share tips on college admissions process

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 20, 2019


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For the first time, the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society hosted a college admissions panel in the lecture hall from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday where underclassmen had the chance to receive advice and personalized information from seniors on campus. “I think it’s good to hear what...

New Zealand mosque shootings impact students on campus

New Zealand mosque shootings impact students on campus

Minuki Medis, WTF Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


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Days later, and thousands of miles away, the impact of the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that killed 50 and left another 50 injured, is being felt on campus. The alleged shooter, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, has been charged with murder. Prior to the attack, Tarrant sent...

College admissions process in the spotlight amid reported bribery scheme

College admissions process in the spotlight amid reported bribery scheme

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 18, 2019


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A reported bribery scheme by wealthy parents to help their children gain admission into high level universities, has led to the indictment of dozens of people, with some parents having spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on guaranteeing their children a spot in the schools. "I'll speak more broa...

Liberty joins exclusive PLC club

Liberty joins exclusive PLC club

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2019


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Just one of four in the state of Texas, and one of 32 high schools in the nation, Liberty was awarded the title Model Professional Learning Center on Wednesday with the designation announced to teachers in the library Thursday after school. “It’s referencing a commitment by the campus to build...

AP exam registration deadline Thursday

AP exam registration deadline Thursday

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


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The deadline to sign up for AP tests without a late fee is Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Each exam is $94, with fees increasing by $20 to $114 for those that miss the Thursday deadline. For students taking multiple AP exams, the cost of testing can quickly add up. However, for students that do well, money c...

Students and parents get Dual Credit information

Students and parents get Dual Credit information

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019


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Redhawks, along with other Frisco ISD high school students, got a sneak peek at Collin College on Tuesday as part of Dual Credit night. Lead counselor Dr. Stefanie Mueller, as well as special admissions coordinator Kim Whitlock, gave a presentation to students and parents on the enrollment process and wha...

National Merit Semifinalists recognized by school board

National Merit Semifinalists recognized by school board

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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It was a busy night at Monday’s monthly meeting of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees with student recognitions and a proposal to change vendors for student payments just a couple of the numerous items on the agenda. Among the student recognitions, were the school’s 18 National Merit Semifinali...

A peek into Dual Credit

A peek into Dual Credit

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019


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Collin College is hosting a Dual Credit Information Night in the auditorium Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. to provide parents and students information on how students can earn college credit while still in high school through the program. “For some students, it’s more weight than an on-level class,” co...

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