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

Chapter 4: celebration

Chapter 4: celebration

Aliza Porter and Lucas Barr

October 21, 2019

As students finish up programs at their own pace, the SOC has two celebrations a year for graduating students rather than a traditional ceremony. “Our students are allowed to go through graduation with their home campus if they want to, but since they're finishing up at all different times of the ...

Trump and Beto speak on two different sides of the DFW area

Trump and Beto speak on two different sides of the DFW area

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 18, 2019

13.5 miles was all that came in between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Beto O’Rourke on Thursday night as both spent time attempting to rally their sides in North Texas. For Trump, that meant an estimated 20,000 supporters at American Airlines Center. Among the topics addressed,...

Chapter 3: the disciplinary program

Chapter 3: the disciplinary program

Aliza Porter and Lucas Barr

October 18, 2019

The disciplinary program was designed to be broken up into two placements: mandatory and discretionary. “There’s what’s called mandatory, and this is where like if a student is caught on drugs or if they’re in possession of drugs on campus, or there are assaults,” Kirk said. “Mainly our...

Chapter 2: the Academic Academy

Chapter 2: the Academic Academy

Aliza Porter and Lucas Barr

October 17, 2019

In April 2019, 148 students were enrolled in the Academic Academy, all working to get caught up on credits. “Under that program, we take 9 through 12 grades students,” former SOC principal Sue Kirk said. “We first, of course, make sure we get our 12th grade students in, because the whole thing i...

Chapter 1: A history and an overview

Chapter 1: A history and an overview

Aliza Porter and Lucas Barr

October 16, 2019

In 1939, a single story mission style school was built on Maple Street serving all grade levels, replacing Frisco’s single three-story school. The Depression era public works project continues to serve all grade levels to this day.  Students in the district attend the SOC for a multitude of reasons, including, but not limited to: behavioral issues, failin...

Juniors test for scholarships as freshmen and seniors score late arrival

Juniors test for scholarships as freshmen and seniors score late arrival

Shreya Jagan, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) an exam created to prepare students for the SAT and determines whether one is eligible to earn a National Merit Scholarship, is Wednesday during 1st, 2nd, and Advisory periods for sophomores and juniors, with freshmen and seniors arriving at 12:30 p.m.   “I’m a little nervous,” junior Sreyansh Tiwari...

Columbus Day causes controversy

Columbus Day causes controversy

Aaron Boehmer, Managing Editor

October 10, 2019

Columbus Day will be observed on Monday as a federal holiday commemorating the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492.  But the ocean wasn’t so blue for Indigenous peoples, as after Columbus’ arrival their population plummeted from around 10 million to less than 300,000.  “I think that ackn...

Staff development day gives students a four day weekend

Staff development day gives students a four day weekend

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

October 9, 2019

Thursday is the new Friday, at least for this week, as Friday is a staff development day in Frisco ISD, giving students a four day weekend with Monday a district holiday.  “A lot of us will be meeting with our different teams, I'm on the AP Human Geography team and the world history team, so we...

Newest Frisco ISD high school named Emerson High School

Newest Frisco ISD high school named Emerson High School

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 8, 2019

Frisco ISD high school number 11 isn’t set to open until 2021, but on Monday night, the Board of Trustees officially named it Emerson High School, after the original name of the city of Frisco. “It was a cool process, we met our first time late May, early June with the Citizens Committee and basically an...

Monthly school board meeting scheduled for Monday

Monthly school board meeting scheduled for Monday

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 7, 2019

The monthly meeting of Frisco ISD’s Board of Trustee’s is Monday in the Frisco ISD Administration Board Room at 7:30 p.m.. Discussing topics such as acts of purchasing new technology for 2020-21 refresh school and the act on naming High School #11, the regular board meeting live video is avai...

Hot, hot, heat

Hot, hot, heat

Maddie Aronson, Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

Many people in North Texas look forward to the cooler weather of September and October, but with this fall clocking in at the hottest and driest is has been in Texas history, social media has been abuzz with complaints and questions about the untimely heat surge. WFAA's meteorologist Peter Delkus covers the unusual temperature pattern on Twitter, and looks ahead to an expected cold front comin...

Prepping for the PSAT takes away advisory

Prepping for the PSAT takes away advisory

Yael Even, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

Sophomores and juniors take the PSAT on Oct. 16, and on Thursday the pre-administration for the test took over advisory period with students bubbling in their demographic information while freshmen and seniors went to the gyms.  “There is some information college board wants to know about your int...

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