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  • Frisco ISD Board of Trustees meeting June 8 starting at 7:30 p.m.
  • Summer school begins June 8
  • Wingspan is on summer break but will post breaking news content as appropriate
  • Class of 2020 graduation Saturday, May 30 8 a.m. at Toyota Stadium

Early voting ends Friday

Every voting for the 2016 presidential election ends Friday at 7 p.m. After that, the only time to vote is on Tuesday, Election Day.

Wade Glover, WTV Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016

Early voting for the Nov. 8 ends Friday. Polling locations open at 7 a.m. and close 12 hours later at 7 p.m. To vote, a person needs to be a registered voter and needs to have one of the following forms of identification: a Texas Drivers License a Texas Election Identification Certificate ...

UNICEF keeps Halloween alive with donation drive

Rather than asking for candy while trick or treating on Halloween, students in the school's UNICEF chapter asked for cash donations.

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2016

The calendar now reads November but the calendar still reads Halloween for one group of students. Rather than trick or treating for candy, the school’s chapter of UNICEF is collecting donations until Friday as part of a fundraiser. “Trick or Treat for UNICEF began when its members realized tha...

Frisco adds another red-light camera

The fifth red-light safety camera in the city of Frisco is located at the intersection of Preston Road and Warren Parkway. A 30-day warning period will begins Nov. 1 and the first day notices will be issued will be November 30.

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief

November 1, 2016

The city of Frisco has installed a new red-light safety camera at the intersection of Preston Road and Warren Parkway. This camera is another addition to the red light safety camera program that first launched in February 2011. “This will be our fifth red light safety camera in Frisco, and w...

Girls’ cross country, 2 boys qualify for state

The girls' cross country team finished in second place at the 5A-Region II meet Saturday. The top four teams qualified for state. Joining the girls' in Round Rock, seniors Nick Wynne and Josh Akin who both qualified individually.

Keegan Williams, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

The girls’ cross country team, along with two members of the boys’ team, advanced to the UIL State Meet on Nov. 12 in Round Rock based on their performances in Saturday’s 5A-Region II Meet in Grand Prairie. The girls’ team, which finished second to qualify as a team, was paced by junior...

Gary Burns Annual Fun Run Saturday

The 17th Annual Gary Burns Fun Run takes place Saturday at Toyota Stadium and will feature the Frisco Fire Clowns who teach safety lessons.

Emma Marom, Guest Contributor

October 28, 2016

The 17th annual Gary Burns Annual Fun Run, raising funds for the Frisco Education Foundation, is Saturday morning at Toyota Stadium. “The Run benefits the Frisco Education Foundation and provides college scholarships for Frisco ISD students,” Frisco Education Foundation Director Allison Miller said in an email. “When Frisco Assistant Fire Chie...

Why it matters: environment and energy

Why it matters: environment and energy

Parker Butler, WTV Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016

With the 2016 presidential election less than two weeks, WTV’S Parker Butler takes a look at environment and energy policies in this week’s Why it Matters.

Community to give input at FISD budget meeting

With the decision to delay the opening of Memorial High School, the school district will have to do some rezoning of attendance areas. On Thursday, the district sent home a letter to parents explaining the procedure and how parents could offer their input.

Vivek Sundararaman, WTV Staff Reporter

October 26, 2016

After Frisco ISD’s decision to delay the opening of four new schools, the district is seeking further ideas for cost savings from the community. Frisco ISD invites community members to attend the district’s first priorities-based budget stakeholder committee meeting Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m....

Chromebooks a necessity for new class

The school added 160 new Chromebooks this year at a cost of approximately $30,000.  With nearly 500 on campus, teacher can check them out for a given class period, while some classes such as AP Seminar use them every day.

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016

The school is providing more Chromebooks than ever before with nearly 500 of the devices on campus. Some classes may never use them, others only some of the time, but in AP Seminar, they are used all of the time. “Mr.  (Krishna) Chetty, who is the head of the academics curriculum in the district...

No themes for Red Ribbon Week

Redhawk Rants will be used to raise awareness about drug abuse.

Melody Tavallaee, Guest Contributor

October 24, 2016

It’s Red Ribbon Week on campus with time devoted to help raise more awareness of the harms and dangers associated with drugs and drug abuse. Many schools observe this week with theme days where students dress up in costumes, but counselor Andrea Douglas believes that this is the wrong approach tow...

A&M highlights admissions process

One of the most popular colleges for Frisco ISD students to attend after graduation is Texas A&M University and on Thursday night, an A&M representative was on campus for a presentation on the admissions process for students interested in becoming an Aggie.

Caitlyn Kleibert, WTV Staff Reporter

October 21, 2016

The auditorium was the site of a Texas A&M admission information session for parents and seniors to provide information on the application process.   “Aggie Night in Frisco is really intended for students and parents to learn about the application process at Texas A&M University,” A&M Regional A...

Workshop gives insight on financial aid process

Parents listen and look at Thursday's financial aid workshop in the auditorium. The informational session provided a glimpse at how to apply for financial aid and what's available.

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief

October 20, 2016

School counselors held a Scholarship and Financial Aid information session Thursday morning from 8 - 9 a.m. in the auditorium. The meeting helped to give parents of juniors and seniors an idea of what scholarships are offered and how parents can begin to apply for financial aid. “The session made th...

Choosing another campus for Homecoming dance

The Homecoming dance is Saturday, but for some students on campus, homecoming will mean a visit to another Frisco ISD school.

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2016

The Homecoming dance is Saturday night and while some students are deciding on what dress to wear or what shoes to buy, some students are deciding on what school they want to go to for homecoming. “I chose to go to homecoming at a different school because I don’t like anyone here,” sophomore...

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