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Longer Marking Periods?

Longer Marking Periods?

Andy Gross, WIN-TV Reporter

February 7, 2019


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Next year, Frisco ISD schools are switching to a nine-week marking period based schedule. This means that instead of having six marking periods that are each six weeks long, there will be four marking periods that are each nine weeks long. When asked about the advantages that will come out of this...

Stock Show Stardom

Stock Show Stardom

Andrew Gross, WIN-TV Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Beginning on Sunday, January 6th, students from Frisco ISD and all over Collin county gathered at Myers Park event center to compete in the annual Collin County Junior Livestock Show. This week-long competition includes the showing of rabbits, pigs, sheep, goats, Cattle, and chickens of both the meat...

Promoting Student Entrepreneurs

Promoting Student Entrepreneurs

Maddie Cargile and Jared Gonzalez-Yapp, WIN-TV Reporters

January 24, 2019


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This Wednesday night, Juniors and Seniors from Independent Study and Mentorship classes across the district come together under the lights of the Ford Center at the Star, to showcase hard work and development in their chosen field. More than 90 tables, full of presentation boards of Junior and S...

Handmade to Mass Produced

Handmade to Mass Produced

Camila Serrano, WIN-TV Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Valentine's day is a special day where love is expressed by a significant other. In ancient Rome the first signs of our beloved February holiday, Valentine’s day, were shown when soldiers were denied marriage. A believer in true love named Valentine rebelled and married couples without the approval...

Paige Musselman Is Wolverine Of The Week

Paige Musselman Is Wolverine Of The Week

Andrew Gross, WIN-TV Reporter

December 3, 2018


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Paige Musselman, Wakeland’s FFA chapter president, is the Wolverine of the Week. On top of lettering in FFA, her hard work and dedication has gotten her CDE team to state and earned her a county title for her goat.    Every day, Paige has to drive to the barn, feed her goat, Oswald, change the...

Baby Bumps

Baby Bumps

Emma Rasmussen, WIN-TV Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

“I was walking down the hall and saw two very pregnant students and it really caught me off guard.” Ms. Wiemann, a Wakeland CTE teacher, had to remind herself that students were wearing fake bellies. Child Development is a class that helps to teach students about parenthood and good family dy...

BOO! Bags Made Their Way Through Wakeland

BOO! Bags Made Their Way Through Wakeland

Camila Serrano, WIN-TV Reporter

November 2, 2018


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This year the Make a Wish foundation has introduced Boo Bags. They are bags full of candy for a low price and a good cause. Boo bags were only three dollars for seven pieces of candy. President, Caitlyn Rathbone stated that “boo bags are a bag of candy delivered on Halloween to make it more fun...

Bringing a New Voice to Student Journalism

Bringing a New Voice to Student Journalism

Noah Mack, Wes Abbe, Brighton Short, WinTV Reporters

October 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life, WIN-TV

New Voices is a nationwide, student-powered organization that strives to ensure the freedom that student journalists are entitled to. They were sparked by a bill passed in North Dakota that eliminated public schools and colleges censorship of student journalism. Associated with SPLC, Student Press Law Ce...

Parking Lot Protocol

Parking Lot Protocol

Camila Serrano, WIN-TV Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Here at Wakeland High School, there is a standard for parking lot etiquette. We can often expect many cars trying to get to the same place at the same time. The mornings and the afternoons are when proper etiquette is critical. The smallest rules can make the most significant difference, such as, driving...

Athletes Taking The Stage

Nick Lombardi, WIN-TV Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

September 28th was a monumental day for multiple Wakeland soccer students. The students formed teams and met up in the auditorium to battle it out, by dancing. Each of these six teams had to practice their dance routine and pick a song to lip sync to. This requires extensive teamwork and, because of...

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