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Long weekend coincides with various religious holidays

Long weekend coincides with various religious holidays

Olivia Howard and Yael Even

March 29, 2018


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Friday is a bad weather makeup day, but with no school days missed this year, it's a three day weekend for the district. “Student holidays coincide with most federal holidays,”  FISD Assistant Director Of Communications Meghan Cone said via email. “And are strategically placed throughout the sc...

School safety Redhawk Rant recap

School safety Redhawk Rant recap

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

March 28, 2018


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The Parkland school shooting that left 17 dead on Valentine’s Day helped prompt a campus wide discussion on Tuesday as Redhawk Rant covered school safety. “The main thing is to ensure that everyone knows it’s the responsibility of everybody to keep us safe here at school,” assistant pr...

Glimpse of college life on preview at Dual Credit Information Night

Glimpse of college life on preview at Dual Credit Information Night

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


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Frisco ISD and Collin College are hosting a Dual Credit Information Night on campus Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. with representatives on hand to explain how the program works. “For some students, it’s more weight than an on-level class,” counselor Ryan Kiefer said. “It’s an actual college class, so it starts building your permanent coll...

Marching for their lives

Marching for their lives

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-chief

March 26, 2018


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Many Redhawk students joined the thousands in downtown Dallas and McKinney in Saturday’s “March for our Lives” event to advocate for stricter gun control following the shooting in Parkland on Valentine’s Day. “I participated today because I’ve lived in Connecticut for 14 years, and during the ...

Mock accident designed to prevent the reality of Shattered Dreams

Mock accident designed to prevent the reality of Shattered Dreams

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

March 23, 2018


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Students lined Rolater Road Thursday to witness a grim scene: police and paramedics attending to injured and dying students in the aftermath of a simulated drunk-driving related car crash, all part of the Shattered Dreams program presented by Frisco ISD with the support of  the Frisco Police Department and...

Partnership between Frisco and FISD the focus of Thursday meeting

Partnership between Frisco and FISD the focus of Thursday meeting

Isabella Santiago, WTV Staff Reporter

March 23, 2018


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Representatives of Frisco's City Council joined the Frisco ISD Board of Trustees in a special meeting Thursday night at the CTE Center. The school district and the city are tightly knitted together and annual meetings are meant to work together to benefit the community. “The city and the district have...

Frisco ISD holding special joint meeting with city of Frisco Thursday

Frisco ISD holding special joint meeting with city of Frisco Thursday

Minuki Medis, WTV Staff Reporter

March 22, 2018


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The FISD Board of Trustees will be meeting Thursday with the Frisco City Council for a special meeting. On the agenda for Thursday's meeting is school finance, new development, potential partnerships between the city and Frisco ISD, the Future Ready Pledge, the SAFER  (Situational Awareness For Em...

Campus to host Shattered Dreams Thursday and Friday

Campus to host Shattered Dreams Thursday and Friday

Neha Perumalla, WTV Executive Producer

March 21, 2018


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Taking place Thursday and Friday, WTV Special Projects Producers Divya Murali and Marisa Uddin will be directing the crash scene of Shattered Dreams. “Shattered Dreams is about drunk driving prevention in that the district pulls together a simulation of a car accident that involves people from your...

When short on subs, school to pay teachers

When short on subs, school to pay teachers

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


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Teachers having to watch over other classes during their conference periods can now look forward to monetary compensation for this time due to a new regulation gone into effect this month. “With declining substitute fill rates due to circumstances like the flu and competition with neighboring dis...

Plans for student led walkout underway

Plans for student led walkout underway

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

March 19, 2018


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After the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took the lives of 17 students and injured 17 more on Valentine’s Day, students of the Parkland high school started a nationwide protest of gun violence with #NeverAgain, organizing a National School Walkout on March 14, where students left class for...

Mraz selected as teacher of the year

Mraz selected as teacher of the year

Keegan Williams, Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


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The annual teacher of the year competition has come to a close once again, with this year’s winner being resource social studies teacher David Mraz. “It’s huge, actually I’m still kind of processing it, I didn’t think I would win something like this but it’s a great feeling,” Mraz said....

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. ...

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