WINGSPAN

  • No school Monday for MLK Jr. Day

  • Frisco ISD Choir Festival at Stonebriar Community Church Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Winding down to the start of a four day weekend

Winding down to the start of a four day weekend

Ashika Deshpande and Anushka Shrivastava

October 4, 2018


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Collaborating, planning, and discussing are on Friday’s agenda for the staff development day that gives students a four day weekend ending with school closed for Columbus Day on Monday. “Staff Development Day is an opportunity for teachers and staff to regroup by revisiting different teaching and beh...

Presidential Alert causes a buzz

Presidential Alert causes a buzz

Wade Glover, WTV Executive Producer

October 4, 2018


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Classes were interrupted Wednesday as part of a national test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system. The noise that indicates severe weather or an Amber Alert, carried significant weight  for the first test of the Presidential Alert system. “I was at Business Symposium for ISM and all of the sudden my ...

Outdated flyers line the school

Outdated flyers line the school

Ashvita Girish, Guest Contributor

October 3, 2018


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There are numerous clubs and extracurricular activities on campus that students are interested in joining, and they often come to know about them through flyers, but some students may get stumped because many of the flyers are out of date.   “People might be like ‘Oh I missed the meeting, when’s the...

ISM Students head to Independence for interviewing practice

ISM Students head to Independence for interviewing practice

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 2, 2018


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Independent Study Mentorship students will head to Independence High School Wednesday morning to participate in the program’s annual Business Symposium. At this event, business professionals will conduct mock interviews with students and offer pointers and feedback. “In terms of more logistic preparations,...

Dark Hour makes annual Halloween debut

Dark Hour makes annual Halloween debut

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 1, 2018


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With over 30,000 sq feet of horror, the fourth best haunted house attraction according to USA Today, has opened its doors for the halloween season stretching from Sept. 21- Oct. 31. Dark Hour includes six seasons throughout the year with every haunted house unlike the other. Offering Halloween, Wreck the Hal...

Student chefs get extra culinary lessons at Collin College

Student chefs get extra culinary lessons at Collin College

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Culinary students from the CTE Center got a hands on experience as they teamed up with Collin College at the Preston Ridge campus in order to have an educational cooking class. The proceeds of the event will be going towards two culinary scholarships. At the event on Thursday, Sep. 27, guests got to enjoy a ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts early

Breast Cancer Awareness Month starts early

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

September 27, 2018


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With the Pink Out gameday set for Oct. 26, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has officially begun on campus with Student Council promoted Pink Out T-shirts now available for purchase online now until Oct. 10. Supporting Breast Cancer and the families of those involved, Pink Out shirt proceeds will go to NBC...

State board cuts female figures from history curriculum

State board cuts female figures from history curriculum

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

September 26, 2018


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The State Board of Education elected to remove Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from the history curriculum, as well as a TEKS line describing defenders of the Alamo’s actions as heroic in a vote two weeks ago. Since then, the board has been met with great backlash from educators, and many American...

Students find their place on campus during club fair

Students find their place on campus during club fair

Surya Ravichandran, WTV sports producer

September 25, 2018


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The school held a club fair yesterday for students partake in. From advisory through third period, pulse sponsored a club fair for students to explore the different clubs on campus. Students were able to walk around and look around the rotunda during their lunches, and get information on clubs that...

Advisory not always a matter of choice

Advisory not always a matter of choice

Faith Jones, WTV Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018


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The new school year has brought a new enforced rule that leads to mandatory tutorials for students that are struggling in classes. But the goal isn’t to punish students, it’s to help them. “We had a committee that worked to identify what exactly are some possible changes we should pursue w...

Redhawks lead Frisco ISD in National Merit Semifinalists

Redhawks lead Frisco ISD in National Merit Semifinalists

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

September 21, 2018


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61 students in Frisco ISD have been named National Merit Semifinalists. The National Merit Scholarship program allows for students the opportunity to receive scholarships based on their PSAT scores from their junior year. The 18 qualifiers here on campus are listed below: Shruti Bindingnavile Samy Boutouis Saahithi Joopell...

Community giving event provides exposure for local nonprofits

Community giving event provides exposure for local nonprofits

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

September 20, 2018


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What started as an event designed to bring awareness to nonprofits in north Texas, Thursday’s North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation with a 10th anniversary “Party in the Park” Thursday from 4:30-7:00 p.m. at Finch Park in McKinney. For economics teacher...

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