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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.

Sincerely Sydney: age and maturity not the same

Sincerely Sydney: age and maturity not the same

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Maturity is defined as a willingness to accept responsibility, or maintain poise in serious situations. Meanwhile, age is just a number, or a length of time a person has lived. While research has said a person’s brain doesn’t fully develop until age 25, young people can still exhibit maturity. High schoolers seem to be ...

Opinion: don’t play the system

Opinion: don’t play the system

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

2017-18 course selections were due recently and the process of creating more than 2,000 student schedules has begun. For some students, it’s all about challenging themselves academically. But for some it’s about working the GPA system and taking specific classes for the purpose of boosting their wei...

Say it Louder: spring break a little early

Say it Louder: spring break a little early

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

With spring break coming up next week, students are beginning to grow more and more excited for the week long break we get from school. Whether you’re going on vacation or just hanging out at home, it’s a good way to get student’s mind off of the stress of school. However, the fact that spring b...

Real Talk: state send-offs

Real Talk: state send-offs

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

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on state send-offs and if academics get enough attention.

Opinion: Oscars showcase lack of diversity

Opinion: Oscars showcase lack of diversity

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

With the 2017 Oscars airing on Sunday, people are excited to see their favorite actors, actresses, and films be awarded for their virtue. Many also look forward to host Jimmy Kimmel and the comedian’s opening monologue and are eager to compare him to his predecessors. However, in terms of predecesso...

Sincerely Sydney: contraception controversy

Sincerely Sydney: contraception controversy

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Everyone is entitled to privacy, information that one is entitled to keep to themselves. However, it seems like when teenagers have something they want to keep just to themselves, some adults deem it as secrecy. One thing that teenage girls have the right to keep private is their use of contraceptives....

Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Opinion: buckle up to save a life

Hallie Winterbauer, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

It has been proven time and time again, seat belts save lives. But sometimes it takes a personal tragedy to understand the real truth of a maxim. Last year, someone very close to me had an unimaginable car wreck and one of the three passengers in the car was killed on impact because she wasn’t wear...

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

Real Talk: 3 day weekend or early start to summer

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

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinions on whether they would like to have Monday off or get an earlier start to summer.

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Opinion: dress code inconsistency

Jennifer Hernandez, WTV Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The second semester of school is stressful enough, but what makes school even more stressful is finding something to wear that won't get a student stopped by an administrator in the middle of the school day. Even though both boys and girls have dress codes, girls often find themselves to be the only...

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

Sincerely Sydney: SAT prep alternatives

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

In the past years the school offered SAT and PSAT prep courses. For months it was up in the air on whether or not they would be offered this year, and as of now they have been taken out of of the course catalog due to the fact that with the redesigned SAT, tested items are portrayed more accurately in class instruction. A...

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Say It Louder: everyone deserves love on Valentine’s

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Today, being the international day of love, will most likely be filled with teddy bear’s chocolates, flowers and more gifts exchanged between couples. Valentine’s Day is a cute way to show your affection toward somebody, but do we really need a holiday to express our love to someone? I’m not in any way...

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Opinion: DeVos a mystery

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The first ever tiebreaker in United States Senate history was made by Vice President Mike Pence recently to confirm Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary. One of Trump’s most controversial cabinet choices, DeVos takes on her new role with almost no education experience. Much of the support for DeVos is based off her work in Michigan and her support of Trump’s idea to put $20 Billion into the Federal-School Voucher Progra...

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