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Boosting the Students of FISD

Boosting the Students of FISD

Project Boost is a new club with WHS students who volunteer their time to tutor younger students and prepare them for STAAR testing
Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-In-Chief February 10, 2021

The struggle is real when it comes to learning new concepts during a pandemic - especially for younger students trying to pass the 2021 STAAR test. However, juniors Grace Rhee and Karina Garza took...

Photo courtesy of Wakeland Theatre Department

Once Upon a December…in January

Take a Trip to Paris and Come See Anastasia
Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-In-Chief January 21, 2021

The hit Broadway musical Anastasia hits the Wakeland stage beginning tonight.  The story of Anastasia begins in Imperial Russia where the young princess, Anastasia, learns her grandmother, Dowager...

2-4-6-8 Wakeland's Here to Dominate

2-4-6-8 Wakeland’s Here to Dominate

This year’s Wakeland cheer team is the first one to represent the Wolverines at the state UIL cheer competition
Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-In-Chief January 13, 2021

Poms up and spirits high! For the first time in Wakeland history, this year’s cheer team will be the first to compete in the UIL spirit championships. On Jan. 11, the WHS cheer team had show-offs...

Enright, sixth from left, places eighth in state, breaks school and personal records

Breaking the Record

Nati Enright breaks school record at state cross country meet
Paris Bashlor & Ashley Deckert, Editors-In-Chief December 7, 2020

From breathless runs to aching muscles, it’s a race against time for cross country runners at Wakeland High School. However, junior Nati Enright takes the cake for breaking Wakeland’s record of 15:15...

Sweetwaters Cafe serves up drinks and sweets - and some will help get you in the holiday spirit. Photo by Ashley Deckert

It’s Tea Time

Sweetwaters Cafe opens up for the first time in Little Elm
Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Editors-In-Chief November 30, 2020

Sweetwaters Cafe is a refreshing coffee and tea shop that recently opened on Oct. 18, 2020, and this new cafe is worth the experience! From thai tea to pretzel sandwiches, Sweetwaters Cafe provides...

Helping Hands

Teachers work overtime to ensure quarantined students have a good learning experience
Eloisa Mello Almas, Reporter November 20, 2020

Wakeland teachers prepare for quarantined students by making sure students have the right tools to succeed. This year COVID-19 has interfered with a lot of things, most importantly, students' education....

Coaches gather before the start of the Oct. 2 varsity football game at Memorial Stadium against JJ Pearce. Coaches, players, fans, and spirit groups were glad to celebrate Senior night, a Wolverine victory, and to have a season at all. Photo by Mackenzy Klinge.

Seasons Continue with Safety Protocols in Place

Hailey Gaas, Reporter November 20, 2020

COVID-19 abruptly stopped Frisco athletes' 2019-2020 seasons last year, and as ready athletes returned to school eager to play, FISD  put in place safety precautions and regulations that make this 2020-2021...

The choice is yours - face to face or virtual instruction?  Changes take place after winter break.

From the Computer to the Classroom

Students switch from in-person to virtual, and vice versa
Sasha Hickman, Reporter November 17, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic of 2020 changed school last spring and continues to affect students this school year. Beginning in the fall, Wakeland students had the choice of coming on campus to learn or staying...

For a frightening good time, head to Fort Worth and check out Cutting Edge Haunted House. https://www.cuttingedgehauntedhouse.com/

Be Prepared! You’re in for a Scare

Ashley Deckert, Editory-In-Chief October 30, 2020

Spooky season is here. Many people enjoy hosting parties and participating in fun activities to bring in the Halloween spirit, and one of the most popular activities during October is going to haunted...

Free Food

Free Food

Paris Bashlor, Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, free meals will be provided for all students until the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Frisco ISD will provide a free breakfast and a free lunch each day to all students,...

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