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  • DECA’s first meeting is August 30 at 8:30 a.m. or 4:15 p.m. in C243

  • Boys soccer tryouts (for those not currently in the class) are Nov. 28-30 after school on the turf field. See Coach Kaiser in room C112

  • CTE Center’s FISD mock trial team will hold an information meeting over the try-out process on August 31 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the CTE Center

  • Monday is the first day of school with 1st period beginning at 9:00 a.m.

All Voices Matter: diversity on television is inspiring

All Voices Matter: diversity on television is inspiring

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

So far, 2017 has been one of the greatest years for television and various streaming services-especially those with diverse casts. No matter what service or station someone is watching, there is more diversity on television than ever before. Among a few of the highlights: The Get Down - a musical dra...

Sincerely Sydney: wrong place for protest unrelated to school

Sincerely Sydney: wrong place for protest unrelated to school

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many students, staff and community members are aware that an anti-abortion group and those opposed to their message have been in front of the school this week. Everyone has the right to protest and voice their opinion, but the way part of the protest is being conducted may not be the most effective w...

Opinion: let people be who they want to be

Opinion: let people be who they want to be

Emma Marom, Guest Contributor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“Ew, that's so gay.” Walking down the hallway and hearing people use others sexuality as an insult and reason to demean is one of the most disappointing experiences of high school life. Seeing other members of the LGBT community being afraid to be themselves because they’re scared to be bull...

Say it Louder: adjusting testing schedule would benefit students

Say it Louder: adjusting testing schedule would benefit students

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

With AP testing officially over, STAAR tests a thing of the past for another school year, and Frisco ISD not having final exams, many students on campus feel school is pointless these last few weeks. And on the face of it, those that feel this way may be right. But don’t blame the school or even Fris...

Real Talk: Snapchat update

Real Talk: Snapchat update

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the new snapchat update with extended time limits.

Sincerely Sydney: rushing to grow up

Sincerely Sydney: rushing to grow up

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Now more than ever, it is not uncommon to hear others talking about how college will be so much better than high school or how they can’t wait to turn eighteen. In this generation, the innocence of childhood seems like a thing of the past. Educators and child psychologists have said that absentee parent...

Editorial: where we’re not matters more than where we are

Editorial: where we’re not matters more than where we are

Wingspan Staff
May 9, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

If there’s anything that binds all students together in one broad category, it’s a shared distaste for school. Understandably, stress is the cause of the majority of this pseudo-hatred toward school, but it’s also inadvertently led to a complete lack of gratitude for education in general. Lots of stu...

Say it Louder: no need for high school drama

Say it Louder: no need for high school drama

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

In a group of people, some type of conflict or occasional argument is typically inevitable. However, the stereotypical high school drama you see in movies and shows is usually unrealistic. People can avoid such drama by surrounding yourself with the right kind of people. Everyone has been told this...

Real Talk: more school after testing

Real Talk: more school after testing

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on if there should still be school after all STAAR and AP testing is completed.

All Voices Matter: microaggressions are not small

All Voices Matter: microaggressions are not small

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Microaggressions are used in our daily lives. Described as “a subtle but offensive comment or action directed at a minority or other non dominant group that is often unintentional or unconsciously reinforces a stereotype” that are countless examples used on a regular basis. Maybe you’ve hear...

Sincerely Sydney: stay true to you

Sincerely Sydney: stay true to you

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although many teens may not want to admit it, what others think about them is important. It is human nature to care what other people think. Whether it be a friend or a stranger, the opinions of others matter to us. However, when it starts affecting the choices we make and who we are as a person, it ...

Editorial: time to tank class ranks

Editorial: time to tank class ranks

Wingspan Staff
May 2, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

It's not uncommon to hear students lodging complaints about the education system — whether it’s too standardized, too memory-based, or too subjective. But the worst offense to the equal opportunity and treatment that our education system has relied on is the class ranking system and Frisco ISD s...

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