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  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

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

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

Opinion: School handles parking situation admirably

Opinion: School handles parking situation admirably

Alex Moore, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The school is hosting the regional wrestling meet Friday and Saturday. Normally I do not have a problem with this because I support the wrestling program. However when it comes to 15 busses and several hundred other people coming to campus and taking over the parking lot, that's when things are differen...

Opinion: Valentine’s Day isn’t so bad

Opinion: Valentine’s Day isn’t so bad

Emma Crampton, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When most people hear the words “Valentine’s Day,” they immediately scoff or begin ranting about how useless the holiday of love is. Most people see Valentine’s Day as possibly the most commercialized holiday of the year. Although I do agree with the fact that Valentine’s Day advertisements are oft...

Opinion: Valentine’s Day gift giving guide

Opinion: Valentine’s Day gift giving guide

Sarah Swinford, Guest Contributor

February 10, 2016


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February. The month that holds the date to celebrate love. Full of reds and pinks and you finally get the courage to ask that special someone to be your Valentine, and they say yes. Then that once great moment of happiness turns into a nervous fear as you don’t even know what to get them! Well, lu...

Opinion: My business, not yours

Opinion: My business, not yours

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016


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“So what college are you going to next year?” Every high school senior is met with that same question over and over, with the same expectant and slightly judgemental look on the adult’s face. What I want to say is “none of your business,” but what I end up awkwardly saying is “Oh I’m...

Opinion: ISM offers more than AP Capstone

Opinion: ISM offers more than AP Capstone

Henry Youtt, Managing Editor

February 8, 2016


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The College Board recently released a new academic program called AP Capstone, a program encompasses two courses, AP Research and AP Seminar, both of which focus on self-paced, career-specific research. Frisco ISD has announced that they will adopt this course for the upcoming academic year in hopes of provi...

Sports opinion: The downfall of high school rankings

Sports opinion: The downfall of high school rankings

Arman Kafai, Head Sports Reporter

February 5, 2016


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The idea for this column came on a normal day. As usual, I check the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ rankings to see how the school’s respective basketball teams were doing. After looking at girls’, I looked at the boys’ ranking. They were 9th, after defeating two ranked teams. I...

Another number that doesn’t matter

Another number that doesn’t matter

Chase Fritz, Daily Update Producer

February 4, 2016


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When in high school, you are likely to have a lot of things on your plate. From after-school activities to sports to homework. Oh yeah, you have a family too. Meanwhile, all your friends at school are studying extremely hard to get into Med school where you have A/B average and are doing just fine. With t...

Opinion: Man buns and headbands

Opinion: Man buns and headbands

Reilly Martens, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016


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Messy and glossy locks can be spotted tied in a knot on the heads of many young trendsetting males. Never has my jealousy for such a perfectly imperfect hairdo been so strong. This craze known as the man bun is a wonderful and fresh hairstyle breaking barriers in men’s fashion. Man buns can be trace...

Opinion: Passing periods offer plenty of time

Opinion: Passing periods offer plenty of time

Aliza Porter, Guest Contributor

February 2, 2016


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When it comes to why students don’t use their lockers, a lack of time between classes is often cited. However, that theory was recently put to the test. On a recent B Day, Porter recorded how long it took to get to her locker (upstairs in the science hall) before each of her classes. 8:55 a.m.: ...

Opinion: District 13-5A to bring athletic opportunity

Opinion: District 13-5A to bring athletic opportunity

Arman Kafai, Lead Sports Reporter

February 1, 2016


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The UIL announced on Monday that Frisco ISD would have its own district for the next two years, creating District 13-5A. The new district creates a unique opportunity for teams. Travel is less for the teams, saving money for the district which will be allowed to use elsewhere.  It will also provid...

Opinion: Hoverboards and public places do not mix

Opinion: Hoverboards and public places do not mix

Emma Crampton, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


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When attending the mall, people should be able to get their coffee and shop in peace. That’s how it should be. However, the sad reality is, kids cannot seem to leave their technologically advanced toys at home. Hoverboards. They are everywhere. Almost every kid who owns one of these things can’t...

Opinion: Two perspectives on open carry

Opinion: Two perspectives on open carry

January 28, 2016


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The Open Carry law in Texas has sparked a variety of opinions. Here are two perspectives.

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