WINGSPAN

  • 6 girls, 5 boys, advance to state wrestling tournament
  • Girls' wrestling team takes 2nd at regional meet, boys' team finishes 4th
  • 3rd 9 week grading period ends March 20
  • Spring Break is March 9-13
  • No school for students Friday (Feb. 14) and Monday (Feb. 17)
  • Student parking permits can be purchased at onlineschoolfees.com

Emerson cost escalates

Emerson cost escalates

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

November 4, 2019

The cost of Frisco ISD’s 11th high school, Emerson, has increased to $111.6 million dollars due to a combination of factors including a labor shortage, tariffs leading to increased construction costs, and the addition of features not included in the original plans.  “We did encounter a bit o...

End of daylight saving turns back time

End of daylight saving turns back time

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 1, 2019

It’s time to fall back as students, teachers, and millions of Americans across the nation will move clocks back an hour early Sunday morning at 2 a.m. as daylight saving time ends.  “I like getting more sleep, but it also messes me up because I’m late for like a week and a half,” senior Chase Moore said. “I want to g...

Burns’ eternal flame

Burns’ eternal flame

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

November 1, 2019

Traces of his fingerprints litter the landscape of the city. From city management, to a convenience store, to the predecessor of the Shattered Dreams program, Gary Burns left a lasting legacy on Frisco. “He ran for city council and held a position for a few years in the 80s and then he started to become a ...

AP exam registration ends Friday

AP exam registration ends Friday

Pratyush Pathak, WTV Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

The deadline for AP exam registration is Friday, more than six months before the first exam on May 5 and months before last year’s deadline. “The [College Board] has moved its new policy which is going to be interesting to observe,” AP Human Geography teacher Tim Johannes said. “It really d...

Students on the quest for recommendation letters

Students on the quest for recommendation letters

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2019

For many fall season means pumpkin spice lattes and football season, but for staff on campus, it’s college recommendation letters. It’s a busy season for the counsellors as they need to fill out school reports for all seniors with some colleges also requiring recommendation letters from them.  ...

College Board recognizes Hispanic National scholars

College Board recognizes Hispanic National scholars

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

October 29, 2019

Eight seniors on campus have been named a National Hispanic Scholar title by the National Hispanic Recognition Program after receiving qualifying scores on the PSAT as juniors.  “I was not aware of it,” senior Michael Violante said. “I only found out when I actually got the letter that I qualified for it. I was surprised and then I was proud of myself. It’s nice that I have gotten recog...

Former students get a second chance at diploma

Former students get a second chance at diploma

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

October 28, 2019

Earning your high school diploma can be one of the most monumental steps students can take with their education. This year, 14 Frisco ISD students who were previously ineligible for graduation due to inadequate TAKS test scores, got to continue this part of their journey in education, due to new legi...

ACT offers section retakes in 2020

ACT offers section retakes in 2020

Kasey Harvey, Editor-In-Chief

October 25, 2019

Dozens of students on campus are scheduled to take Saturday’s ACT, but starting in September 2020, students will be able to retake certain sections of the exam to improve their score rather than having to retake the entire exam.  “They might think, ‘Why do I have to sit through and take all these tests again if I only need to improve my ma...

Catch My Breath presents the truths of vaping

Catch My Breath presents the truths of vaping

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 24, 2019

There will be no advisory period on Friday as students will stay in their second period class for a special presentation on vaping as part of Frisco ISD’s vaping prevention program in coordination with national program Catch My Breath.  Friday’s presentation comes as the CDC has linked vaping to over 1,500...

Frisco ISD launches IB Diploma Programme

Frisco ISD launches IB Diploma Programme

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

October 23, 2019

Frisco ISD is launching an International Baccerlauterate Diploma Programme starting with the 2020-2021 school year, and Wednesday the district is hosting an informational meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Frisco High. Weighted the same as Advanced Placement courses for GPA, FISD Managing Dire...

As ceasefire between Turkey and Kurds expires, students share their thoughts

As ceasefire between Turkey and Kurds expires, students share their thoughts

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

October 22, 2019

At 10:00 p.m. local time Tuesday in Syria, the five-day ceasefire arranged in part by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence between Turkey and Kurdish forces in Syria is set to expire. Although there were reports of small skirmishes between the two sides, it is possible that full-fledged war will resume. Tuesday’s expiration comes two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump announce...

Tornados touch ground in DFW Sunday

Tornados touch ground in DFW Sunday

Shreya Jagan, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Trees were breaking, roof shingles were falling, families were hiding, and yet most people on campus ever expected a single thing Sunday night.  “It was very sudden,” yearbook adviser Kimberly Breen said. “I don’t think anybody saw it coming.” Several tornadoes touched down in the Nor...

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