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

  • Tennis plays at Reedy Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

  • 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.

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Opinion: SAT/ACT prep necessary

Cole Engelbrecht, Guest Contributor
February 9, 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’s one test that is of utmost importance for juniors and seniors. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests that juniors and seniors take in order to a...

Sincerely Sydney: learning over school

Sincerely Sydney: learning over school

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

“Why do you hate school so much if you love learning?” This is a question I commonly get and the answer is simple. Learning and school are two completely different things. Learning at school used to be exciting and riveting, but now it seems like it’s about how well you can remember the information...

Opinion: The new first lady

Opinion: The new first lady

Kharisma Pritchett Braxton, Guest Contributor
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Michelle Obama has become one of the most influential first ladies in American history. She has had many accomplishments, such as inspiring companies like Walgreens and Walmart to build or expand 1,500 stores in communities with limited or no access to food and launching Let Girls Learn, a U.S. governme...

Say it Louder: the right to protest

Say it Louder: the right to protest

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
February 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

With all the protests against President Trump going on, there comes many different opinions and interpretations. Some say that the protests are pointless and people need to move on and accept the fact that Donald Trump is our President. However, others think that everyone has the right to voice their ...

Real Talk: fortune teller

Real Talk: fortune teller

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

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard gives students their fortunes and gets their opinions on the predictions.

Opinion: everybody’s president

Opinion: everybody’s president

Michael Capps, Guest Contributor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The inauguration of new president Donald Trump has led to a lot of protest and controversy across the country. A common slogan frequently seen on signs is “Not My President!”, disowning the 45th president. Although people have every right to a peaceful protest and have some legitimate reasons to do so, it m...

Sincerely Sydney: we need feminism

Sincerely Sydney: we need feminism

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

Get a credit card, serve on a jury, or get an Ivy League education are just a few of the things women were unable to do in the 1960s. However, in the nearly 50 years since then, women have made monumental strides in achieving equality, however there is still a ways to go and sometimes being a feminist...

Opinion: CPR training should be mandatory in high school

Opinion: CPR training should be mandatory in high school

Lucas Barr, Staff Reporter
January 31, 2017
Filed under Opinion

After asking to use the bathroom, a student walks out of class. Turning the corner in the hallway, the student comes to a sudden stop as there is a person in the middle of the floor, motionless. Something like this hypothetical can happen anywhere at any time and it’s why Frisco ISD should require i...

Editorial: too soon for 2017-18 class selection

Editorial: too soon for 2017-18 class selection

Wingspan Editorial Staff
January 30, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Last week students who have been in Frisco ISD since middle school got their course card from the four-year plan made in eighth grade. The moment students were told how to change courses on the card, many underclassmen across campus because crossing out and writing in different classes. While there is t...

Say it Louder: the impact of Best Buddies

Say it Louder: the impact of Best Buddies

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Best Buddies is a club on campus that allows students to interact more closely with people who have intellectual disabilities here at our school. As a member of the club for the second year in a row, the effect that little actions make on these student’s lives has impacted me more than ever before. ...

Real Talk: women’s marches

Real Talk: women’s marches

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
January 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

In this week’s Real Talk, WTV’s Peyton Leonards gets the opinion of students on the women's marches that took place last Saturday.

Opinion: sick day headaches

Opinion: sick day headaches

Emma Marom, Guest Contributor
January 26, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Sick days are hard to make up. They are extremely common during the winter, especially when there are things like a stomach virus is in the air. But it’s almost impossible to take a day off without ending up having tons of things to make up. Of course, sometimes, sick days are necessary. There are...

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