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Letterman jackets aren’t just for athletes

Letterman jackets aren’t just for athletes

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


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The typical representation of a letterman jacket in movies and tv shows is shown worn by athletes, but students don't have to play sports to letter. However, they do have to hurry if they want to apply for an academic letter as Friday is the last day applications are available in the registrar’s office. ...

Key Club sells bracelets for #LiyanaStrong

Key Club sells bracelets for #LiyanaStrong

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2018


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Key Club is planning an upcoming service project and volunteer event to sell bracelets for $5, with the proceeds benefiting Vandeventer School student Liyana Hunter as she continues through her medical journey that has consisted of multiple brain surgeries. Hunter, who was diagnosed with infantile spasms when six months old, su...

Anxiety in teens: A Wingspan special report

Anxiety in teens: A Wingspan special report

Isabella Santiago, WTV Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, News, Showcase

Whether it’s at school or at home or someplace else, we’ve all freaked out about something temporarily. Yet, for a lot of people, it’s not so easing to shake off this sense of panic as they suffer from a mental illness that’s more common than you may think. It’s the most common mental illn...

FISD Board of Trustees meets Monday night

FISD Board of Trustees meets Monday night

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018


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A regular meeting of the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees will be held at the Frisco Administration Building starting at 7:30 p.m. Monday night in the Frisco administration building. The meeting will start off with any ongoing issues and complaints, but will also discuss the report on school securit...

Understanding misbehavior focus of weekend program

Understanding misbehavior focus of weekend program

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

March 2, 2018


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Improving relationships and building better communication within families is the focus of Saturday’s Student and Parent Empowerment program from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Student Opportunity Center. “If you have a tight bond between a parent and student, that allows for them to have great communication...

ISM and NHS applications due Friday

ISM and NHS applications due Friday

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018


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Although seniors are done with their college applications, underclassmen are still completing their applications for programs like NHS and ISM, both of which are due Friday. Independent Study and Mentorship, or ISM, provides students the chance to shadow a mentor in their field of choice to explo...

Cultivating cultural awareness the focus of Redhawk Rant

Cultivating cultural awareness the focus of Redhawk Rant

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

February 28, 2018


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Pulse is teaming up with the Black Student Union to lead a Redhawk Rant on Wednesday in hopes of cultivating cultural awareness on the last day of Black History Month. “With there being a lot of tension in our country currently surrounding inequality and discrimination, we thought this topic will...

Shades of black

Shades of black

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

February 27, 2018


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A wide range of cultures fall under the terms of black or African-American, and each is unique in its own way. “Personally, I consider myself 100 percent black, but I am two different ethnicities,” senior Zoomy Taylor said. “So my mom is actually Ethiopian and my dad is African-American.” ...

Faces of Frisco: Being black

Faces of Frisco: Being black

Katharina Santos and Aaron Boehmer

February 26, 2018


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February is Black History Month, a time when the accomplishments of significant blacks in American history are highlighted. But being black isn't a black and white issue. Being one of the largest minority groups in the country, the black community takes up 13.3 percent of the U.S population.   Variou...

Days of rain take slight toll on classrooms

Days of rain take slight toll on classrooms

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

February 23, 2018


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Several days of persistent rain have taken its toll on three classrooms on campus. A drainage pipe on the roof broke above the upstairs science hall, causing rainwater to seep into the building instead of flowing outside. Despite efforts to repair the pipe and stop the flow of water, water seeped ...

Red x’s bring attention to modern day slavery

Red x’s bring attention to modern day slavery

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018


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30 million people across 161 countries are currently in the midst of a human trafficking trade. The definition of modern day slavery considers someone who is forced to work, owned or controlled by an employer, dehumanized, such as being sold and bought as property, and being physically constrained or h...

Deadline approaching for ISM applications

Deadline approaching for ISM applications

Olivia Howard, Guest Contributor

February 22, 2018


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Aspiring Independent Study and Mentorship students are running out of time to apply for next year’s class as teacher evaluations are due Friday with final applications due March 2. “ISM is one of the best experiential learning opportunities that we provide advanced, high achieving juniors and seniors,” ISM teacher Karene Goff...

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