WINGSPAN

  • The Freshmen Flight School Club Fair is scheduled for Aug. 8
  • The 2019-2020 school year begins on Aug. 15
  • Frisco ISD decides to suspend athletics operational fee for high school and middle school students for 2019-2020

A final farewell

A final farewell

Wingspan Staff

May 30, 2019

After years in the Wingspan program putting in dozens of hours outside of school, Wingspan can hold the title of one of the top journalism programs in the country with thanks to all of the Wingspan staff but more specifically the 2018-19 seniors as they have helped make Wingspan what it is today. Awarded...

Real Talk: summer plans

Real Talk: summer plans

Ariela Rodriguez, WTV Staff Reporter

May 30, 2019

On this week's edition of Real Talk, Ariela Rodriguez hits the halls to ask students about summer plans.

Students have the power to fight plastic waste

Students have the power to fight plastic waste

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

May 29, 2019

Walking to my car after Family Science night last week, I was shocked to see thousands of plastic forks strewn across the campus as part of the senior prank, with thousands more of tiny pieces of plastic in the road from forks that had been driven over. While the forks were removed as much as possible...

Say It Louder: the last column

Say It Louder: the last column

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 28, 2019

One’s high school experience can go in an infinite amount of different directions. For instance, while one person could have spent the majority of their years preparing academically, another person could have spent it practicing for sports, or fine arts, or maybe none of the above. All of which are ...

Real Talk: 4 day weekend

Real Talk: 4 day weekend

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter

May 23, 2019

On this week's edition of Real Talk, Jennifer Hernandez hits the halls to ask students about the 4 day weekend

All Voices Matter: choices, choices, choices

All Voices Matter: choices, choices, choices

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2019

The transition from a sophomore to a junior is a big one. Some of it feels the same, such as going to class, studying for quizzes and tests, doing homework, etc. But there’s also this cloud that’s looming over you, and it gets larger, greyer, and scarier as you approach the end of your junior year. ...

Gender differences in the classroom

Gender differences in the classroom

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

May 22, 2019

Gender difference are obvious in certain ways, but when it comes to academic performance, it takes a bit of digging. But a meta-analysis by the American Psychological Association found that, overall, girls get better grades than boys. This comes from a look at schools across 300 countries and going back more than a h...

Relying on the counselors for more

Relying on the counselors for more

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

May 21, 2019

Although there are counselors on campus for students, only about 75 percent of students on campus end up visiting the counselor’s office, with numbers even lower if the visit is about something other than a scheduling issue. Some students feel they will be judged or their conversations will not be c...

Say it Louder: politics in friendships

Say it Louder: politics in friendships

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 20, 2019

Politics in friendships is a touchy subject for those who have people in their lives that don’t share the same political view as they do. Luckily, I don’t have this issue, but I see it everywhere. People are always questioning: is a difference in political opinion enough to break a friendship? ...

Real Talk: Favorite high school memories

Real Talk: Favorite high school memories

May 17, 2019

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Jennifer Hernandez hits the halls to ask students about their favorite high school memories.

All Voices Matter: celebrities should suffer consequences

All Voices Matter: celebrities should suffer consequences

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

The latest entertainment buzz surrounds the drama between influencer makeup artists Tati Westbrook and James Charles, with the latter, who is a gay man, being exposed for using his celebrity status to blackmail, manipulate, and prey on straight men. His subscriber count went down by 3 million due to the controversy, and many, both his ...

Avoid the influence of influencers

Avoid the influence of influencers

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

May 15, 2019

In the last few years there has been a steady rise in popularity for social media personalities such as Instagram models and YouTubers. These influencers, as they have been coined, are increasingly popular among younger demographics including teenagers and younger preteens. The term “influencer” has co...

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