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Wingspan staff soars to New York City

Wingspan staff soars to New York City

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Wingspan, the school's online student-led news site, was recognized by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) this past weekend as an Online Pacemaker Finalist, adding another award collected by the 7-month-old publication. Early Tuesday morning, in conjunction with a separate award won this past win...

Historic season falls just short of state championship

Historic season falls just short of state championship

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

March 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With the girls’ basketball season drawing to a close, the team has left behind a trail of accolades and a district record breaking playoff run. However, with its often mentioned young team, the loss at the state championship in San Antonio isn’t the end of the road for the lauded young team. ...

Strong winds damage buildings along Main St.

Strong winds damage buildings along Main St.

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2016


Filed under News

Inclimate weather made it's way through Frisco and the surrounding area early on Tuesday, leaving damage, particularly along Main Street which suffered some of the worst structural destruction.

Girls’ basketball making history

Girls’ basketball making history

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

March 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Despite being called ‘undersized, inexperienced, and statistically unimpressive,’ by the Dallas Morning News, the girls’ varsity basketball team has once again made school history by advancing to the state championship after beating Cedar Park Vista Ridge 62-52 Thursday night in the state semifinal. “It’s nice to st...

Enjoying the experience

Enjoying the experience

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

March 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Making school history, the girls' varsity basketball team is in San Antonio for the first time in the state tournament taking on Vista Ridge Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Alamodome . Leaving school after a sendoff Wednesday morning, the girls arrived in San Antonio ready to play, but also ...

Texas Independence Day

Texas Independence Day

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under News

Wednesday is Texas Independence Day, a day honoring Texas’s freedom and transition to its own republic. Find out what the day is all about in the following infographic. ...

Spread the word to end the word

Spread the word to end the word

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Best Buddies will be handing out stickers and wristbands at lunches this week to end the use of the word retarded. The campaign, Spread The Word to End the Word, aims to discourage the use of the word retarded, replacing it with the word respect. “The Best Buddies club has made posters to hang ...

Super Tuesday voting on campus

Super Tuesday voting on campus

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

With the 2016 presidential election heating up, Super Tuesday voting today will provide candidates with a significant number of delegates potentially needed to clinch the nomination. Super Tuesday puts about half of the total Republican delegates and about a third of the total Democratic delegates in conte...

Girls’ basketball bound for State

Girls’ basketball bound for State

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

February 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Showcase

For the first time in school history, the girls’ basketball team is heading to the UIL State Tournament after defeating Mansfield Summit 43-39 in the Regional Final Saturday. “It’s an opportunity I can not describe,” junior Rebecca Lescay said. “I’m speechless right now. I’m happy to...

DECA and AcDeC competing in San Antonio

DECA and AcDeC competing in San Antonio

Matt Berti, WTV Staff Reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After months of preparation, dozens of DECA and Academic Decathlon students have traveled to San Antonio to compete at state conferences Friday and Saturday. “In their free time, students who made it into the state competition are studying, they also come in for study session lead by club office...

Blood drive on campus Thursday

Blood drive on campus Thursday

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under News

Giving students a chance to help save lives, local blood center Carter BloodCare is hosting its second blood drive of the year on campus on Thursday. “Receiving blood from high schools is extremely important to us as a blood center,” Carter BloodCare consultant Susan Holt said. “We are the ...

Lunchroom turned concert

Lunchroom turned concert

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

February 24, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Listening to music at lunch using headphones is a thing of the past as groups of friends have started playing music using speakers instead with school administrators showing leeway in this relatively new lunch time activity. “I haven’t had any problems when I’m in the lunchroom with kids playi...

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