WINGSPAN

  • 12 wrestlers advance to state Friday and Saturday in Cypress

  • Senior Jiwoo Oh wins state championship in breaststroke, boys' team takes 7th

  • Girls' basketball wins second round playoff game 60-45 against Texas High

  • The WTV Daily Update named Student Television Network Southwest Regional Broadcast Excellence winner for Best Daily Taped Show

Walking and learning, teachers get tips and strategies

Walking and learning, teachers get tips and strategies

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 30, 2017


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Students may be the ones learning in school, but teachers on campus are still being encouraged to gain some knowledge too as some of them take part in Thursday’s Learning Walk Day where they will visit other classrooms during their conference period to hopefully discover new teaching strategies. New as...

Grass rooftop neighborhood next to school proposed

Grass rooftop neighborhood next to school proposed

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

November 29, 2017


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Homes with grass rooftops could be coming to the area as the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission met Tuesday tonight, where the commission approved the first step in making such houses a part of the Frisco landscape. The northeast corner of Independence Parkway and Rolater Road, just west of campu...

Setting the pace, WTV Daily Update wins national award

Setting the pace, WTV Daily Update wins national award

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2017


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For the first time in school history, the WTV Daily Update was named a NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker at the National High School Journalism Convention held in Dallas Nov. 16 - 19. “The Pacemaker Award is an preeminent award that many people call the Pulitzer Prize of scholastic journalism,” WTV Daily Update P...

FEF scholarship window opens

FEF scholarship window opens

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 27, 2017


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The Frisco Education Foundation opened its scholarship application window on Monday for seniors graduating in 2018. Frisco ISD graduating seniors are eligible to be considered for hundreds of scholarships, which are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, volunteer effor...

Thanksgiving isn’t for everyone

Thanksgiving isn’t for everyone

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 17, 2017


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Many Americans have been celebrating Thanksgiving since it was first proclaimed a national holiday in 1863, but the same can’t be said for all immigrant families new to the U.S. and its traditions.  “Since we’re a family of immigrants, being in America is great and all, but it’s a traditio...

Civil war not in the past for senior

Civil war not in the past for senior

Wade Glover and Dea-Mallika Divi

November 16, 2017


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The Syrian Civil War, a conflict that takes place nearly 7,000 miles away in the Middle East, is a world away for most students on campus. But for senior Masa Arnaoot, the conflict strikes close to home, real close. “Where I would live and where my aunt is living and everything, they all live i...

Parents to get inside look at college admissions

Parents to get inside look at college admissions

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributer

November 15, 2017


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Parents can get insight to the college admissions process Thursday in the auditorium from 8-8:55 a.m. during the latest installment of Coffee with Counselors. “The purpose is to provide parents with pertinent information throughout the year that is applicable to a significant number of students a...

Students recognized at school board meeting

Students recognized at school board meeting

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 14, 2017


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The Board of Trustees held something of a public forum Monday night, allowing parents and community members the chance to offer their input on the 2018-19 preliminary attendance zone released in October. “I’m a mom within Frisco ISD, and I am a teacher at Vandeventer Middle School,” attendee Natalie Hebert sa...

School attendance zones for 2018-19 under discussion Monday

School attendance zones for 2018-19 under discussion Monday

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017


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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees is holding its monthly meeting at the FISD Administration Building on Monday. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m., then go into a closed session and reopen for the public at 7:30 p.m. The main focus of this month’s meeting, according to FISD website, is to ...

99 years in the making

99 years in the making

Neha Perumalla and Amelia Pirrello

November 10, 2017


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While many students are too young to serve in the military, several staff members on campus have donned the uniform of a United States military branch. “Ever since the birth of our nation to present day, men and women all over our country have been asked not only to defend our country but to pre...

Fifth Quarter cancellation

Fifth Quarter cancellation

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2017


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Fifth quarter was an event coordinated by student council to bring students and fas together after the last football game, however, due to a lack of participants, the night had to be cancelled. “We unfortunately had to cancel fifth quarter because of recent complications with My Payments Plus and...

Future farmers harvest wins at district

Future farmers harvest wins at district

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

November 8, 2017


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Future Farmers of America students were named district champions at their last competition, and will be advancing to the area level. The competition includes several categories, and the school’s teams advanced in three areas: public relations, agricultural advocacy, and creed speaking. “I...

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