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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.

Real Talk: student jobs

Real Talk: student jobs

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on having a job in high school.

All Voices Matter: college process begins early

All Voices Matter: college process begins early

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

High school holds the four steps to college with each year harder than the last. Throughout the year, representatives from colleges all over the country set up in the cafeteria and send emails attempting to persuade students into applying to their college. Teachers are in on it too--they tell student...

Sincerely Sydney: teens need to stay informed

Sincerely Sydney: teens need to stay informed

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

For many teens the whole world is accessible by the click of a button, however many adolescents aren’t aware of the events unfolding around them. From being on the verge of our sixth mass extinction to the recent suicide bombing in Damascus, many of today’s teens are unaware of the things going on around them. After high scho...

Opinion: procrastinate on procrastination

Opinion: procrastinate on procrastination

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Throughout high school, students will be faced with many nights that are filled with a whole bunch of stress due to classwork. While trying to complete a piece of homework, or a project from a certain class, there may also be the pressure to study and score well on a quiz or test in another class. S...

Say it Louder: budget cuts cause concern

Say it Louder: budget cuts cause concern

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just two months after the inauguration of Donald Trump, and the changes are already occurring. One of those changes include proposed budget cuts he is planning to make. According to CNN news, he is planning to make the following cuts: a reduction of the community development block grant by 13.2 percent, NIH by 16.2 pe...

Real Talk: activity period

Real Talk: activity period

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the new activity period that will be added to next year's schedule.

All Voices Matter: speak your mind

All Voices Matter: speak your mind

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every American is bestowed certain rights the minute they are born as freedom of speech, protest and press are found in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. These are also the rights we use on a daily basis, especially our right to say what we please. But when it comes to school, it could be said that we a...

Sincerely Sydney: break the mold

Sincerely Sydney: break the mold

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Students already have a lot on their plate with keeping up in school, managing extracurriculars, hanging out with friends and family, so the last thing needed is more pressure. In addition to trying to balance social and academic lives, many teens also struggle with low self esteem. With new techn...

Editorial: need an alternative to PSAT/SAT classes

Editorial: need an alternative to PSAT/SAT classes

Wingspan Editorial Staff
March 14, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

A vital change in this year’s course catalog is the lack of test prep classes. As sophomores and juniors look over the class selection for the 2017-18 school year, many of them may not notice that PSAT and SAT preparatory courses, which were offered as free classes in previous years’ course ca...

Say it Louder: gender and wage gap

Say it Louder: gender and wage gap

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Throughout most of history, women generally have tended to have fewer rights and less career opportunities than men. However, in the 20th century, women in many nations won the right to vote and increased their educational and job opportunities, expanding their choices to work jobs that were once only for men. Th...

Real Talk: timing of spring break

Real Talk: timing of spring break

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the timing of spring break.

All Voices Matter: don’t put jokes before people

All Voices Matter: don’t put jokes before people

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

What are jokes? Jokes are things that makes you laugh, chuckle, or simply amuse you. Sometimes they can be perceived as being corny or not exactly your style, but you always know that the joke you were told must be funny to somebody. Laughter has proven to be the best medicine--relaxes the body, boosts the immune system,...

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