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WINGSPAN

Leaving Liberty at the end of her junior year, editor-in-chief Megan Lin is pursuing her career in music by attending the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief

Megan is a junior who joined Wingspan her freshman year. In her free time, she likes to eat and sleep (not at the same time) and cry at the amount of work she hasn’t done yet. She laughs a little too much at the stupidest things and besides that, she sometimes pretends to be a musician.

Contact Megan: megan.lin.833@k12.friscoisd.org 

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As growing young adults with four periods a day filled with rigorous courses and stress, students and teachers reflect on their sleep schedules. “Sleep consistency is important because you are training your brain to know when it is time to get tired or wake up,” Tatum said. “That clear internal body clock helps you feel better throughout the day, math teacher Kristen Tatum said.

[Photo] Bring back nap time

Isabelle Engles, Guest Contributor
January 21, 2021
Leaving Liberty at the end of her junior year, editor-in-chief Megan Lin is pursuing her career in music by attending the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Leaving early

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 30, 2018
Campus Connections takes a look at some of the newest staff members on campus.

2017-18 academic awards announced

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 24, 2018
Carter BloodCare has teamed up with the school for Wednesdays Blood Drive in the main gym. To donate blood, a person must be 16 years or older with parent permission.

Drive to save lives

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 23, 2018
AP testing room and seat assignments are hanging in the rotunda in front of the Counselors Office.

Testing week reminders

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 7, 2018
Leading a presentation on bullying, freshman Sasha Cornelius is one of the dozens of students who have volunteered to lead Redhawk Rants this year.

School safety Redhawk Rant recap

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 28, 2018
With stacks of flyers detailing the student led walkout scheduled for April 20, senior Parker Butler, along with juniors Dena Assad and Amina Syeda discuss their plan for handing out the flyers and raising awareness for the event.

Plans for student led walkout underway

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 19, 2018
(from left to right) Juniors Shobha Melukote, Merlyn George, Elana Breslav, and Ria Bhasin placed 5th at the area competition for Biomedical Debate.

4 advance to HOSA state competition

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 12, 2018
ISM applications are now available for rising juniors and seniors interested in shadowing a mentor in a field of their choice.

ISM applications now available

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 8, 2018
With the semester ending Jan. 12, contact counseling secretary Shannon Webre(webres@friscoisd.org) should you have any questions regarding logging into HAC.

Semester end and PreAP/AP drop

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
January 4, 2018
Students and staff were evacuated when a fire alarm sounded at approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday. Standing outside in temperatures in the low 40s, people did what they could to stay warm. The alarm sounded as a result of a water piper breaking in the auditorium.

Water pipe breaks in auditorium

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
December 7, 2017
The FEF scholarship deadline is Friday at 4:00 p.m. Seniors are encouraged to apply. There are over 800 scholarships seniors can get.

FEF scholarship window opens after break

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
November 16, 2017
Pre-AP Art I students experienced a project that combined artistic elements with principles of physics.

[Photo] Whistling through art

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief
October 19, 2017
The counselors will hold informational sessions for students in the lecture hall the first and third Wednesday of every month.

Counselor sessions during advisory

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
October 3, 2017
Show choir auditions results were released Tuesday afternoon.

Show choir audition results

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 19, 2017
Senior Peyton Groves is leading a yoga activity in the competition gym sponsored by Pulse on Wednesday.

[Photo] Stomp out stress with Pulse

Aliza Porter, Staff Reporter
September 12, 2017
aliza

[Photo] Aliza Porter

August 21, 2017
A large percentage of the student body use the school buses as a means of transportation to and from school.

Changes mark the start of school year

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
August 21, 2017
Last weeks protests drew in crowds by the dozens, but Monday mornings demonstration was significantly smaller.

Abortion protests continue

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
May 22, 2017
Keeping up with tradition, seventeen students on campus were named National Merit Scholar Finalists, the most among all FISD high schools.

National Merit Finalists announced

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
March 3, 2017
Due to lack of advertising and drastically lower viewership during this years Oscar Awards, many consider it to be a fail.

Opinion: Oscars showcase lack of diversity

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 23, 2017
Flute wasnt Sara Jeongs  choice of instrument as her mom is the one that picked it, but after years of playing the flute, Jeong is considering a possible career with it.

[Photo] Sara Jeong

Dea-Mallika Divi, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2017
HOSA will be competing in the area competition Friday and Saturday in hopes of advancing to state.

HOSA competes in area

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 16, 2017
Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Lyon and school board president Anne McCausland sit on the dais during a Frisco ISD Board of Trustees meeting earlier this year.  The public portion of Mondays meeting begins at 7:30 p.m.

Board of Trustees meeting Monday night

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
February 13, 2017
PreAp and AP semester drop forms are now available in the counselors office and must be submitted by 12:40 p.m. on Thursday.

PreAp, AP drop requests now available

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
January 4, 2017
Searching for a video on YouTube, junior Fernando Garcia and the rest of the student body will be limited in the videos they can watch as a result of new YouTube restrictions instituted Wednesday.

District implements new YouTube policy

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
December 14, 2016
When it comes to certain stereotypes about Asians such as intelligence, editor-in-chief Megan Lin writes that its not biology but culture.

Opinion: raised right, not born right

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
November 30, 2016
Senior Grace Leung (4-year All-State Orchestra member), juniors Meghan Le and Logan Hong and sophomore Megan Lin, were named to the TMEA All-State Orchestras that will be performing in May at the 2017 TMEA Clinic/Convention.

Four students named to All-State Orchestra

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
November 17, 2016
The 2016 presidential election is over and editor-in-chief Megan Lin isnt a fan of either candidate but she writes its time for everyone to help unite rather than divide America.

Opinion: time to move on

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
November 9, 2016
Nailing each note is the goal of choir singers Rishab Nayar and Andrea Cobos as they prepare to continue the audition process for All-State.

Trying to be pitch perfect

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
November 4, 2016
Although the First Amendment guarantees freedoms not found in other countries, theyre not being acknowledged in some issues writes editor-in-chief Megan Lin.

Opinion: A discriminatory free speech

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
October 27, 2016
Redhawk Rants will be used to raise awareness about drug abuse.

[Photo] No themes for Red Ribbon Week

Melody Tavallaee, Guest Contributor
October 24, 2016
The St. Olaf Orchestra from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN performed on stage Wednesday night as a part of their 2016 Fall tour. The concert opened with Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon Overture, followed by Ravel’s La Valse with Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 closing the night’s program.

College orchestra hits the right notes

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
October 20, 2016
A recent piece by 
Fox News’ Jesse Watters is beyond disrespectful writes editor-in-chief Megan Lin.

Opinion: when Watters goes bad

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
October 11, 2016
A select few orchestra and band students made the bus trip to San Antonio for the 2018 TMEA convention.

No day off for string orchestra members

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
October 6, 2016
The CTE Center will be holding weekly informational meetings for students and parents interested in the programs there.

CTE Hub nights continue

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 26, 2016
Students can pick up a preAP/AP drop form starting on Friday with the forms due in the counseling office by 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29.

[Photo] The policy behind the procedure

Amber Holt, Guest Contributor
September 23, 2016
According to Staff Reporter Prachurjya Shreya, the BYOD policy is essential to students success in school.

[Photo] Opinion: Policy for success

Prachurjya Shreya, Staff Reporter
September 16, 2016
One of the possible consequences of a student failing to serve a detention could be spending some time in ISS (in school suspension) located in room B102.

School seeks stricter detention enforcement

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 9, 2016
A class calendar can help keep students on track and help minimize excuses writes editor-in-chief Megan Lin.

Opinion: calendars keep students on track

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 7, 2016
The FISD Board of Trustees is holding a special session Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. to discuss results from the TRE and to look ahead and where budget cuts may need to be made. Two students that hope to be there are sophomores Robbie Gow  and Stephen Blandford who have started a petition calling for another TRE vote.

Two students petition for new TRE

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 6, 2016
Regardless of the grade level, Editor-in-chief Megan Lin thinks students should respect each other.

Opinion: Respect goes both ways

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 1, 2016
Since Libertys opening, the campus has welcomed many new teachers every school year.

Dozens of new staff on campus

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
September 1, 2016
Cheer watching the team play Wakeland.

Excitement beyond the field

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
August 30, 2016
For students to change their schedule, they need to stop by the counselors office. However, there are certain requirements that need to be met.

Schedule change requests

Megan Lin, Editor-in-chief
August 22, 2016
Students often make plans to stay in touch over the summer despite many not holding that commitment.

Opinion: The biggest lie of the summer

Megan Lin, Guest Contributor
June 3, 2016
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