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

Plans for The Star expand

Plans for The Star expand

Rahmin Jawaid, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The latest addition to the future home of the Dallas Cowboys has been announced as the team has joined up with the city of Frisco, Frisco ISD and Omni Hotels and Resorts to create a luxury hotel at The Star. The 16-floor hotel will be owned by Omni, a Dallas-based hotel resort company and will feature 24,000 square feet of...

A growing problem

A growing problem

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The fastest growing crime in the world is human trafficking with Texas being one of the worst states for it. Dallas is no exception as the national human trafficking hotline received about 250 calls from the city alone. Traffick911 is an organization based in Addison which works to prevent, rescue, and...

CTE Hub nights continue Monday

CTE Hub nights continue Monday

Marisa Uddin, Wingspan TV Reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under News

Students are invited to learn more about what classes they need to take in order to pursue their desired profession during Hub Nights at the Frisco ISD CTE Center with the next one taking place Monday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The program began last week and offers parents and students the chance to discuss the...

Time to fall back

Time to fall back

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under News

Texans will set back their clocks an hour this Sunday morning at 2 a.m. and return to standard time until next March. But the days of changing clocks twice a year could be over as various states and countries explore cancel daylight saving time changes. In May, Texas representatives pushed for a bill by Rep. Dan Flynn ...

Football and Trunk or Treat swap nights

Football and Trunk or Treat swap nights

Halle Barham, Sports Director

October 29, 2015


Filed under News

Hoping to avoid a second consecutive week of weather postponements, the school district decided not to risk things and moved all football games to Thursday. Not only is the football game moved to Thursday, but Trunk or Treat has been moved to Friday. For the football team, it's put a rush on game preparati...

Inclement weather moves Trunk or Treat indoors

Inclement weather moves Trunk or Treat indoors

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

FISD administration made the decision on Tuesday to shift all district football games originally scheduled for this Friday to Thursday in an attempt to avoid the scheduling issues posed by inclement weather. The rescheduling of the game led Trunk or Treat to be moved from Thursday to Friday from 6 to 8 ...

AcDec team dusts off competition skills

AcDec team dusts off competition skills

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under News

The Academic Decathlon team competed in the 2015 Rockwall invitational Saturday against more than 40 teams in seven of ten academic categories, excluding Essay, Speech, and Interview. The AcDec team took 11th place overall with the top ten schools being larger schools. Individual competitors found...

Waiting on the weather

Waiting on the weather

Arman Kafai, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under News

With their backs against the wall, the football team will have to wait a little longer as they fight for their playoff lives. Due to the inclimate weather conditions, Thursday’s contest vs Centennial was postponed until Friday with a tentative kickoff of 7 p.m. at Little Elm. “It’s kinda disappointing to no...

Official dress code: not just for students

Official dress code: not just for students

Janet Nguyen, Guest Contributor

October 22, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Most schools have a student dress code because they want students to have a positive learning environment. However, the dress code isn't just for students, teachers also have their own dress codes expectations.   "I think professional dress code needs to be a higher standard than what we hold the student...

The story behind the smell

The story behind the smell

Halle Barham, Sports Director

October 21, 2015


Filed under News

Walking through the halls Wednesday morning many students and staff were welcomed by an unusual odor. For many of these people, it wasn’t a pleasant smell, but it’s nothing out of the ordinary as school administrators say the smell comes from sulphur being flushed through the pipes of the scienc...

The season for FISD rezoning

The season for FISD rezoning

Sarah Philips, Editor-in-chief

October 20, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

With Frisco ISD increasing by 60 schools and and approximately 51,000 students since 1993, construction of new schools and consequent rezoning is a common occurrence in the district. The 2016-2017 school year will see the opening of Lebanon Trail High School, Nelson Middle School, Miller Elementary,...

Rezoning for new schools on Monday’s FISD agenda

Rezoning for new schools on Monday’s FISD agenda

Kirk Niekamp, Wingspan TV Reporter

October 19, 2015


Filed under News

Attendance within the Frisco ISD  is expected to continue to increase in the next few years, meaning if the district wants to stick to its philosophy of smaller schools, new schools must open each year to keep the numbers where the district wants them. With the population of Frisco hitting 150,0...

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas
News