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Craze for Sodapalooza

Craze for Sodapalooza

Ashna Wagle, Reporter

May 6, 2016


Filed under Student Life

With a sea of people rushing through the RaceTrac doors Wednesday, April 27, hundreds of students purchased Sodapalooza cups as a refreshing way to escape the upcoming summer’s heat. Due to RaceTrac’s proximity to the school, one on Main Street and another on Eldorado Parkway, students make a pit st...

Frisco ISD’s Hidden Law Powerhouse

Frisco ISD’s Hidden Law Powerhouse

Rohit Bolla, Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

This Friday, the secret FISD CTE Mock Trial team travels to downtown Dallas to compete in a fight of justice to prove their ultimate rule in the kingdom that is the National High School Mock Trial Association. Everyone knows about DECA and HOSA, but the Frisco ISD's official mock trial team is a hidd...

Art Students Participate In Regional Competition

Art Students Participate In Regional Competition

Jenna Zapata, Editor In Chief

March 1, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Last Saturday, February 27th, students competed in the UIL regional Visual Arts Scholastic Event, or VASE at Williams High School in Plano, Texas. This event is where students can enter any art piece they have done in the last year to be judged. For senior Lauren Lewellen this is the second time she has...

A Compass and A Lighthouse

A Compass and A Lighthouse

Katherine Kiesling, Reporter

February 25, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

2016 marks a big step for both winter guards. Coming off of a season performing with the marching band, this is the first year the district will allow the group to travel to Dayton, Ohio for the Winter Guard International World Championships, competing with over 600 groups over the span of two weeks. The...

We All Fall Down

We All Fall Down

Austin Champagne, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

“Things Fall Apart,” a 1958 novel written about the treatment of the natives by the European Imperialists in Nigeria. The novel explores the beliefs held by natives and the tension between the native Nigerians and the Europeans who invaded and spread their beliefs upon the tribal culture. Pre...

The Ninety Year Legacy

The Ninety Year Legacy

Katherine Kieseling, Reporter

February 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

If someone asks a student how far their history goes back in FISD, there’s a lot of different answers. Some will reply with their first year in kindergarten, and with the mass growth and expansion of the city in past few years, many will respond with a recent grade level. Few can claim that their parent...

Running Uphill

Running Uphill

Reagan Thomas, Reporter

February 17, 2016


Filed under Student Life

There’s a famous quote that reads, “Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going.” Talk to any cross country runner and they can testify that this is one of the most important aspects of the sport. Alongside the willingness to train in and out of season, the thing that motiv...

Start Of Something Big

Start Of Something Big

Kylie Johnson, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Sophomore Lauren Brinlee found herself in writing unpublished novels. “I started in seventh grade. I wrote my first novel, it was kinda short, probably one hundred fifty pages” Sophomore Lauren Brinlee said. “I didn't like that much because it was about fantasy stuff. So then I changed, and w...

Cracked the Code

Cracked the Code

Trey Brooks, Webmaster

January 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the film “National Treasure,” protagonist Ben Gates is tasked with using his decoding skills to save the Declaration of Independence.  Similarly, 21 students who had  each taken some type of foreign language or computer science were able to channel their inner “National Treasure” as they...

Give Us Your Pants

Give Us Your Pants

Katilyn Wicher, Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Last year, Wakeland collected over 3,000 pairs of jeans for the Teens for Jeans foundation. Teens for Jeans is a nation wide contest where schools have a chance to win grants for the most pair of jeans, the second and third most. This year the goal is for every student to bring at least one pair for ...

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