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  • Orchestra All-Region clinic/concert Friday & Saturday moved to Independence due to auditorium repair work

  • Blackout at boys' basketball game versus Rowlett Friday in the Nest

  • Girls' basketball starts District 13-5A play Friday at Wakeland

  • Wingspan wins 2017 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker

Committee to look at Frisco ISD small schools model

Committee to look at Frisco ISD small schools model

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

August 30, 2017


Filed under News

As the population of Frisco continues to boom, so does the enrollment in its schools. But with 58,000 students in the district and the district operating with a tight budget, Frisco ISD is considering abandoning its current small-school model and will begin exploring the option of bigger schools. FISD...

Yearbook pictures Wednesday and Thursday

Yearbook pictures Wednesday and Thursday

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

August 29, 2017


Filed under News

School pictures for 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be taken tomorrow and Thursday during social studies classes. “We do picture day through social studies classes because we try to pick a class where we know at least everybody on campus has that particular class,” AP Secretary Marcha ...

Harvey hits Houston

Harvey hits Houston

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2017


Filed under In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase

With wind speeds reaching 130 mph and leaving at least 30,000 people without power, Hurricane Harvey is the strongest hurricane to hit landfall in the U.S. since Hurricane Rita in 2005. Beginning as a tropical storm in the Caribbean, Harvey soon became more powerful, moving towards the Texas Coastal Region, and ...

New advisory period begins Monday

New advisory period begins Monday

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

August 25, 2017


Filed under News

Monday marks the beginning of the school's new advisory period with students having the choice of attending tutorials, going to club meetings or relaxing in the   gym, cafeteria or library. WTV's Kennedy Williams has the details. 

Paying school fees online is now more expensive

Paying school fees online is now more expensive

Marisa Uddin, WTV Special Projects Producer

August 24, 2017


Filed under News

Making payments on MyPaymentsPlus is a bit more expensive this year as each time a purchase is made on the site, there will now be a four percent convenience fee for credit card processing. This convenience fee has always been in place, however the district used to pay the fee for the students. ...

Missing school: what’s excused and what isn’t

Missing school: what’s excused and what isn’t

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

August 23, 2017


Filed under News

The start of a new school year brings questions about attendance as students are required to attend a class at least 90 percent of the days the class is offered in order to receive credit for that class. However, there are cases in which a student can miss a class and have it excused.  Among th...

Policies in place for schedule changes

Policies in place for schedule changes

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

August 22, 2017


Filed under News

Two days into the new school year and some students are trying to make schedule changes. However there are certain requirements a student must meet to have that request granted. Counselors are unlikely to consider a schedule change request unless a student meets one of the following requirements: ...

Changes mark the start of school year

Changes mark the start of school year

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017-2018 school year kicked off Monday with some notable changes. Wingspan will go into detail in the coming weeks on many of these, but here’s a quick look at the most noteworthy ones. New administrators Former associate principal Ashley Rainwater is replaces Scott Warstler’s as head of the s...

Community rally kicks off new school year

Community rally kicks off new school year

Wingspan Staff

August 20, 2017


Filed under News

The annual Redhawk Rally took place Saturday evening on the football field with the band, cheerleaders, Red Rhythm and the football teams introduced to students, parents and staff members in attendance.  

Freshman Flight School set to launch Wednesday

Freshman Flight School set to launch Wednesday

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

August 8, 2017


Filed under News

Incoming freshman have the opportunity to explore clubs and organizations at Wednesday’s Freshman Flight School from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The event will be held in different locations throughout the school and acts as an orientation to students about to start their first year of high school. “[Freshman]...

Class of 2017 graduates Saturday

Class of 2017 graduates Saturday

Olivia Kirklin, Editor-in-chief

June 2, 2017


Filed under News

Graduation for the class of 2017 is Saturday at the Dr Pepper Arena with proceedings scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. A ticket is required to attend, but ceremonies will be available to watch live online and on-demand free of charge. “I’m just glad it’s almost over,” senior Hannah McKenzie s...

CBE deadline Monday

CBE deadline Monday

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2017


Filed under News

For students hoping to earn a credit through a Credit by Exam test, registration closes Monday. “Most students take CBE’s to advance through a subject,” counselor Andrea Douglas said. “However, some students may take a CBE to recover a credit for a course they have failed.” Students who beli...

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