WINGSPAN

  • 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

New attendance zones to be released Monday

New attendance zones to be released Monday

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

December 14, 2015


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The school board will announce the final attendance zone decision for Lebanon Trail High School at its meeting Monday night. The decision has been criticized by some members of the community for splitting up family members and moving students from current schools, a problem that occurs every time the...

ASL moves online

ASL moves online

Brooke Colombo, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2015


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With the resignation of the school’s only American Sign Language teacher, Carrie Geoffrion, the school has opted for an online course alternative. When Geoffrion announced last month that she would be leaving in order to be closer to her family, the school was faced with a dilemma as finding a cer...

Project Warm Us provides clothes for homeless

Project Warm Us provides clothes for homeless

Amber Holt, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2015


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Project Warm Us is an organization that collects coats and warm clothes all year for the homeless people in Dallas to help keep them warm during the winter season. “Every year our goal is to collect as many coats as we can,” Project Warm Us co-founder in Woodson said. “We hope to get people involved i...

Board of Education rejects plan to fact check books

Board of Education rejects plan to fact check books

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2015


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For students, textbooks are a daily part of life. They are used in classes as well as a reference for homework and research. They are made available in book form as well as electronically. But many of these textbooks are not fact checked beyond the publisher and that will likely not change soon as the...

Library embraces change in student culture

Library embraces change in student culture

Megan Lin, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015


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High school is often demanding to students because it requires much more attention and time than elementary and middle school in order to succeed in not only students’ current classes, but also later in college. With that kind of stress, students often need a go-to place away from the chaotic high school life for peaceful studying. However, in recent years due to advancing technology, libraries have become more in...

School raises nearly $5000 in donations

School raises nearly $5000 in donations

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015


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For two weeks, teachers and students raised money and collected supplies for the Samaritan Inn, the only homeless shelter in Collin County. Led by counselor Alma Campo, the program went into action at the last Redhawk Rant and raised nearly $5,000 in donations. “The idea was just in the back of my mi...

Long distance grocery shopping

Long distance grocery shopping

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2015


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For a lot of people, it’s perfectly normal to take a quick trip to the local Target, Walmart, or farmer’s markets for groceries. But for sophomore Avery Nolden and senior Katie Nolden, a road trip to Wisconsin is what counts as a successful grocery shopping trip. Right after school on a Friday...

White Ribbon Week

White Ribbon Week

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2015


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White Ribbon Week is devoted to raising awareness about disabilities and lessening the negative view of those who are different. On campus, Best Buddies members have been advocating for White Ribbon Week all week by asking students to support the cause.

Rezoning plans move forward

Rezoning plans move forward

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

December 2, 2015


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The school board held a rezoning workshop Tuesday night that resulted in slightly revised rezoning recommendations for Lebanon Trail High School. These new recommendations would have students south of Stacy Road and east of Custer Road no longer moving from the Independence zone to the Liberty zone during the 2016...

Senior citizens to be honored Wednesday

Senior citizens to be honored Wednesday

Olivia Womack, Guest Contributor

December 1, 2015


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Live music, food and a chance to visit with students will be a part of Wednesday's FISD Senior Citizen Luncheon at Staley Middle School at 8:00 a.m. The luncheon is designed to recognize the senior citizens who are a part of the Frisco ISD community. FISD Superintendent Jeremy Lyon will be the keynote ...

Disable the label

Disable the label

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

November 30, 2015


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Monday through Friday of this week is designated at White Ribbon Week on campus, a weeklong program to help raise disability awareness. Prior to students returning from the Thanksgiving Break, posters and ribbons were put up within the halls to promote this week's message. This year's theme, "Disable the Label," see...

Frisco Family Services feeds hundreds of families

Frisco Family Services feeds hundreds of families

Olivia Kirklin, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2015


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With the holiday season quickly approaching, members of the Frisco community are working to ensure families the opportunity for a food-filled holiday season, beginning with Thanksgiving. A non-profit organization, Frisco Family Services, works to help community members facing hunger, homelessness, a...

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