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Wakeland Access Instagram

Hailey Gaas September 30, 2022

The @WakelandAccess Instagram has gotten a revamp. Addison Domino and Hailey Gaas have spent hours discussing ways to make the Instagram more widespread throughout the school and make it something students...

Queen Elizabeth: The End of an Era

Queen Elizabeth: The End of an Era

Addison Domino, Reporter September 16, 2022

On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully at the age of 96. She passed at Balmoral Castle, her estate in Scottish Highlands, after reigning for 70 years, making her the UK’s longest-serving...

A Fresh New Look

A Fresh New Look

Josh McDaniel, Reporter August 31, 2022

As each year begins, Wakeland students are tasked with new beginnings: new classes, teachers, and classmates.  This year, students are also tasked with new furniture, providing a different look to the...

For the Grade-er Good

For the Grade-er Good

Addison Domino, Reporter August 30, 2022

With changes like new furniture and increased school security, change is all the rage this school year. One change in particular is the implementation of a new grading system. It has garnered mixed reviews...

Lennie the Wolverine

Lennie the Wolverine

Sayde Blanchette, Reporter August 24, 2022

Wolverines are usually the animal associated with Wakeland High School, but now guinea pigs have entered the mix. The Wakeland library recently adopted a guinea pig named Lennie.  “It was kind of...

Standards-based grading moving into district

Standards-based grading moving into district

Josh McDaniel, Reporter May 10, 2022

In the forthcoming years, Frisco ISD plans on implementing Standards-Based grading in all middle schools and high schools in the district.   Standards-based grading is a system that focuses on mastery...

Are we Resetting the Clock on Daylight Savings? - With the Sunshine Protection Act being approved by the Senate, we may not have to switch our clocks starting Nov. 2023 if approved by President Biden.

Will Daylight Savings Time be Continued?

Paris Bashlor, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2022

As of Tues., Mar. 15, the Senate has passed a bill that will make Daylight Savings time permanent starting in 2023. The Washington Post states that “more than 40 states… are considering changes...

Let your voice be heard - Trump recently launched his new app known as Truth Social. The app allows many to post and state personal beliefs without the worry of being silenced. “[The] app is very interesting and will be cool to learn more about,” White said.

Trumping the Media with Truth Social

Ashley Deckert, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2022

On Feb. 21, 2022, Trump Media and Technology Group launched their first social media app known as Truth Social. The Truth Social is an app that was created by former President Donald Trump.  However,...

Watch for Cones! - City of Frisco will be restriping Eldorado Pkwy at Frisco St., Parkwood Blvd between Lebanon Rd. and John Hickman Pkwy., and Legacy Dr. from Panther Creek Pkwy to Main St.. Legacy Dr. outside of Wakeland will be experienced daily lane closures. For more information, view Friscos weekly Roadwork Roundup.

Road Work Ahead

Paris Bashlor and Ashley Deckert, Editors-in-Chief February 16, 2022

As of Feb. 14, roadwork has officially begun in Frisco. The City of Frisco will be re-striping roads, which will cause daily lane closures from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. for 2 weeks. Eldorado Pkwy at Frisco...

New Athletic Districts Announced - The University Interscholastic League has announced new athletic districts for the 2022-2024 school years. FISD high schools will now be split into 3 athletic districts. For more information, visit fisd.org.

UIL Makes Big Changes in Athletic Districts

Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-in-Chief February 7, 2022

The University Interscholastic League has recently announced new changes for the next two years. Schools within Frisco ISD are now divided into three areas for the 2022-2024 school years.  For the...

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