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  • 12 wrestlers advance to state Friday and Saturday in Cypress

  • Senior Jiwoo Oh wins state championship in breaststroke, boys' team takes 7th

  • Girls' basketball wins second round playoff game 60-45 against Texas High

  • The WTV Daily Update named Student Television Network Southwest Regional Broadcast Excellence winner for Best Daily Taped Show

Seat belts coming to all new school buses starting in 2018

Seat belts coming to all new school buses starting in 2018

Melody Tavallaee and Dea-Mallika Divi

October 19, 2017


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According to a new state law, all 2018 and later model school buses are required to have seat belts as a precaution to increase the already safe forms of transport. The addition of seat belts is anticipated to raise the level of safety for student bus riders. “School buses are the safest way t...

Suicide prevention the focus of Wednesday’s Redhawk Rant

Suicide prevention the focus of Wednesday’s Redhawk Rant

Aliza Porter and Keegan Williams

October 18, 2017


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Pulse and the school’s counseling department are hosting another Redhawk Rant session on Wednesday during the advisory period with a focus on suicide in high school and suicide prevention. “Over the years the increase in number of students experiencing suicidal ideation or actual completing sui...

2018-19 preliminary attendance zones released

2018-19 preliminary attendance zones released

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017


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Retaining its status as the fastest growing school district in the state, the opening of 4 new schools next fall brings back another round of rezoning. The schools were expected to open this year, but budget considerations have the schools vacant this year. At Monday’s board meeting, the ...

2018-19 preliminary attendance zones to be released Monday

2018-19 preliminary attendance zones to be released Monday

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2017


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The school board will discuss plans for 2018-19 attendance zones at Monday's meeting at the Frisco ISD Administration building. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Board of Trustees will go immediately into a closed session, but will open up for the public at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will discuss many topic...

Pulse tries to brighten day with high fives

Pulse tries to brighten day with high fives

Wade Glover, WTV Daily Update Producer

October 13, 2017


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Pulse hosted the first High Five Friday of the 2017-2018 school year this morning with club officers, members, and staff members high fiving students as they entered campus. “High Five Friday was an event that we held for about an hour in the morning,” Pulse Secretary Sarah Qureshi said. “As s...

Flu season here and expected to be worse than last year

Flu season here and expected to be worse than last year

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

October 12, 2017


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Flu season is back and experts are expecting this year to be worse than those previous. There are two different strains of the flu virus: type A and Type B with this year’s strain said to be type A. “It would probably considered bad because of the strain that they’re starting to see,” nurse Emily Mikeska said. “At...

Campus travel delays students

Campus travel delays students

Amelia Pirrello, Guest Contributor

October 11, 2017


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Students this year taking classes at the Career and Technical Education Center are missing class time back at their home campuses because of scheduling conflicts between the two facilities. “I arrive late to my next class all the time,” freshman Angelina Gomez said. “So far right now [it i...

Sophomores and juniors take PSAT Wednesday

Sophomores and juniors take PSAT Wednesday

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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Sophomores and juniors are taking the PSAT on Wednesday where they must arrive at their testing rooms no later than 8:50 a.m with testing beginning at 9:00 a.m. with freshmen and seniors having a half day. “It’s late arrival for freshmen and seniors so they won’t be coming to school until 1...

ISM students get experience at business symposium

ISM students get experience at business symposium

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 5, 2017


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Independent Study and Mentorship students took part in the Frisco ISD ISM Business Symposium on Wednesday where they had an opportunity to meet professionals, begin networking, and gain experience with mock interviews. “The whole process is done to prepare students for the real world,” senior...

Caribbean hurricanes hit close to home for sophomore

Caribbean hurricanes hit close to home for sophomore

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

October 4, 2017


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Nearly two weeks after category four Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the island has been plunged into a humanitarian crisis, with widespread flooding and virtually no electrical power, as Maria came two weeks after category five Hurricane Irma, destroying what Irma didn’t. For sophomore Vicky Ot...

Standards based grading helps students

Standards based grading helps students

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017


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A new grading system is being used in all science classes in 2017-18 after chemistry teachers developed a new system last year that benefits students when it comes to retests. “A lot of our science classes, they do what’s called standards based grading, which is where you receive a grade by standard or topic as opposed to getting a un...

Former Redhawk shares thoughts on Vegas shootings

Former Redhawk shares thoughts on Vegas shootings

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

October 2, 2017


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At least 59 are dead and more than 500 injured in the deadliest mass shooting the United States has ever seen. Shortly after 12 a.m. (CST) Monday morning, 64-year-old Nevada resident, Stephen Paddock, began shooting down from his 32nd story Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel room window on the Route 91 Harvest ...

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