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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.

Editorial: budget proposals need further explanation

Editorial: budget proposals need further explanation

Wingspan Staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Frisco ISD Priorities-Based Budget Stakeholder Committee recommended more than 50 proposals at Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting to implement in an effort to save funds in the 2017-18 budget. However, what these proposals failed to provide are itemized explanations as to how the money claimed to be saved will actually be s...

Say it Louder: be nice, it’s not that hard

Say it Louder: be nice, it’s not that hard

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Being nice, it sounds simple, but some people have a hard time grasping the concept. Ever since we were little, we are taught “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” One would think the cheesy statement would be engraved in our brains after having it repeated for years bu...

Real Talk: prom

Real Talk: prom

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on prom.

All Voices Matter: decisions made there could impact us here

All Voices Matter: decisions made there could impact us here

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

We’re only four months into 2017, and there has certainly been a lot of changes, especially within our government. President Trump has proven to be fairly unpopular, which is evident in his 35 percent approval rating; a new low for an American president who has only been in office for a few months. ...

Sincerely Sydney: focus on the person not the label

Sincerely Sydney: focus on the person not the label

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

At some point in life, everyone experiences some form of rejection, taunting, isolation, or ridicule. However, people with disabilities can face this on a daily basis. In this day and age where sexism and racism are not condoned, people should not be treating others with disabilities or disorders any differ...

Opinion: test prep needs to start early

Opinion: test prep needs to start early

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion

While high school comes with many things to worry about and take care of such as students’ GPA, class rank, report cards, and STAAR tests; but there are two tests that can be of utmost importance for juniors and seniors: the ACT and SAT. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests that juniors and senio...

Say it Louder: all extracurriculars require effort

Say it Louder: all extracurriculars require effort

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Some people tend to think that one activity may be more difficult than another. However, whatever you’re interested in, it all takes effort. Everybody has different strengths and weaknesses, so therefore everybody  has different perceptions as to what is challenging and what is not. People shouldn...

Real Talk: service hours

Real Talk: service hours

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on service hours.

All Voices Matter: grades aren’t everything

All Voices Matter: grades aren’t everything

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

In today’s society, there’s mistaken belief if an average high school student doesn’t have a high GPA, they probably won’t get anywhere in life. This idea can lead many students to feel pressured into getting high grades. When I was younger, I remember thinking that getting anything other...

Sincerely Sydney: alone doesn’t mean lonely

Sincerely Sydney: alone doesn’t mean lonely

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Whenever people see someone else eating dinner or at the movies by themselves, they tend to pity them for being alone. However, many of those people are probably enjoying themselves just as much as they would if they had company. It can be rewarding, healthy even, to take time to yourself and participat...

Opinion: Trump misguided on his media attacks

Opinion: Trump misguided on his media attacks

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump has continued his attacks on media outlets such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, and more regarding so called “fake news” news stories that these outlets publish. However, Trump’s claim have no basis in reality. Dismissing journalism being reported by major news outlets, and criticising the...

Say it Louder: focus less on social media in relationships

Say it Louder: focus less on social media in relationships

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Social media is typically a fairly big aspect in most people’s lives-especially teenagers. It tends to play a part in most everyday actions, including romantic relationships. This can be seen as a positive thing because of course it’s fun to post cute pictures of you and your significant other for...

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