WINGSPAN

  • No school Monday (April 29) for students

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. May 22 at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Say it Louder: let life come to you

Say it Louder: let life come to you

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

A question that I think to myself frequently and also love to hear what other people have to say about it is, “do you believe that your fate is set in stone or that you are completely in control of your destiny?” I go back and forth between my answers. Part of me feels as though everything really...

All Voices Matter: stop the spoilers

All Voices Matter: stop the spoilers

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

With the hype for Avengers: Endgame on the rise, people are eager to prepare; they’re scrambling to watch all of the movies and television shows within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, planning their social media hiatuses in order to avoid spoilers, and even calling off work so they can have time to...

Real Talk: 4 Day Weekend

Real Talk: 4 Day Weekend

April 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

The burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral hits close to home in a prominent week for Catholics as Good Friday marks the start of Easter and a four day weekend. On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Jennifer Hernandez hits the halls to ask students what the four day weekend means for them.

Destination Health

Destination Health

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, Story Carousel

Wingspan's Katharina Santos offers advice, insight, and personal experiences revolving around health in her blog: Destination Health.

Slow down on the overscheduling

Slow down on the overscheduling

Allison Lynn, Guest Contributor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Story Carousel

Being involved in multiple extracurriculars can look great on college applications, but it can also lead to lots of overscheduling in students leading to anxiety and stress. Overscheduling is when students become involved in too many activities that take up most of their free time after school and ...

Keeping Up with Kanika: fresh air

Keeping Up with Kanika: fresh air

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Story Carousel

Although this month has lived up to its word with a couple of April showers, the majority of the weather recently has been pretty nice. The sun’s been out and the temps have risen, and it’s got me in a pretty good mood, too. Driving home from school, I see younger kids at the park and families on walk,...

Testing students progress

Testing students progress

Caleb Wai, Guest Contributor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Currently students have STAAR tests at the end of every school year with FISD students not having to take final exams. However, students can develop a stronger understanding of the material taught in class if they had an exam at the half-way mark as well as at the end of each school year. Midterms and final exams are tests that cover all the material t...

Real Talk: prom

Real Talk: prom

April 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Jennifer Hernandez hits the halls to ask students about prom.

All Voices Matter: it’s ok to be unsure about the future

All Voices Matter: it’s ok to be unsure about the future

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

In our generation, one of the worries we have about the future is how well we do financially. We don’t want to rely on others to help us get by or settle with living on minimum wage--we want to follow our passions while also living comfortably. However, that’s kind of hard for a multitude of reas...

Checking out Chromebooks would give all students equal access

Checking out Chromebooks would give all students equal access

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Students from many financial backgrounds attend the school but not everyone has access to certain technology at home. With the rapid advancement in classroom technology, many assignments are created and submitted electronically. However, not everybody at school has the same access to technology. While some ...

Keeping Up with Kanika: new experiences

Keeping Up with Kanika: new experiences

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I wouldn’t consider myself a history buff. I’ve always had a great appreciation for learning it and respecting it, however.  Recently for an extra credit opportunity in AP Euro I ended up going down to the Angelika Film Center down in Dallas to watch They Shall Not Grow Old, a World War I colorized documentary directed by Pe...

Say it Louder: problem with planning

Say it Louder: problem with planning

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

It’s very easy and natural to stress about the future. Where are you going to be five years from now? Will you have the career you’ve been wanting for all these years, or will you be doing something completely different that you would have never thought of prior? Will you be single, in a...

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