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  • New parking policy

    New parking policy

    Olivia Howell, Reporter

    November 1, 2017

    Parking fees aren't a new idea. But, in Frisco ISD there’s a new parking policy. This year, students have to pay to park. “Students will have to buy a parking pass or a parking sticker and that will be $50 and without the parking sticker you won’t be allowed to park on campus,” Associate P...

    Students will face a range of fines without paying for this new parking sticker.

  • Pay to Play

    Pay to Play

    Chelseia Blair, Reporter

    October 30, 2017

    Frisco ISD athletes have always paid a small fee to cover game-day meal plans and extra gear. It was not until recently that the district introduced a mandatory $200 fee for athletes to pay in order to play sports. This is a result of the Tax Ratification Election or TRE that took place in Frisco last...

    Football is one of the many athletic programs at our school that pay the mandatory two hundred dollar fee to participate in sports.

  • Varsity Volleyball’s ‘One Percent Strategy’

    Varsity Volleyball’s ‘One Percent Strategy’

    Morgan Rhodes, Reporter

    October 24, 2017

    When a volleyball coach looks into a player’s eyes, they can see the intensity, strength, passion and energy that the player is giving during practice and in the games. Over these past few months Peyton Haller has been doing exactly that. She is the new volleyball coach for this school year and...

    The Varsity Volleyball team is using the new techniques that Coach Haller has brought, including the ‘one percent strategy.'

  • Creative journey to V.A.S.E

    Creative journey to V.A.S.E

    Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

    April 28, 2017

    For some, drawing a circle is difficult. Now imagine turning that circle into a full-fledged portrait ready for competition. Twenty-six Independence artists did just that for their pieces in the Visual Art Scholastic Event competition. “Like V.A.S.E, they love big portraits of people. That's lik...

    Two-time V.A.S.E qualifier, Katie Todd’s watercolor is in the running of receiving a gold seal.

  • Students split between clubs

    Students split between clubs

    Megan Linn, Reporter

    April 3, 2017

    During the average day, senior Chulsoon Hwang has four classes and occasionally has to attend a club meeting. But it's not just for one, it’s for three. As a member of Business Professionals of America, he and many others must maintain a balance between BPA and other organizations. “I am in HO...

    Business Professionals of America is just one of the many organizations that seniors Simarleen Gulati and Chulsoon Hwang are involved in.

    Laura Mucciarone

New parking policy

New parking policy

Olivia Howell, Reporter

November 1, 2017No Comments

Parking fees aren't a new idea. But, in Frisco ISD there’s a new parking policy. This year, students have to pay to park. “Students will have to buy a parking pass or a parking sticker and that will be $50 and without the p...

Pay to Play

Pay to Play

Chelseia Blair, Reporter

October 30, 2017No Comments

Frisco ISD athletes have always paid a small fee to cover game-day meal plans and extra gear. It was not until recently that the district introduced a mandatory $200 fee for athletes to pay in order to play sports. Thi...

Leading by example

Leading by example

Olivia Howell, Reporter

February 6, 2017No Comments

You see presentations on Fridays during activity period about everything from diversity to cyberbullying. There is an organization that is mastermind behind these. “They’re an elite group of leaders on campus tha...

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Pay to Play

Pay to Play

Chelseia Blair, Reporter

October 30, 2017No Comments

Frisco ISD athletes have always paid a small fee to cover game-day meal plans and extra gear. It was not until recently that the district introduced a mandatory $200 fee for athletes to pay in order to play sports. Thi...

  • Varsity Volleyball’s ‘One Percent Strategy’ October 24, 2017
  • Benefits of taking Outdoor Education February 2, 2017
  • Family bonds through sports broadcasting January 31, 2017
  • Powerlifting isn’t only for boys January 17, 2017

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New parking policy

New parking policy

Olivia Howell, Reporter

November 1, 2017No Comments

Parking fees aren't a new idea. But, in Frisco ISD there’s a new parking policy. This year, students have to pay to park. “Students will have to buy a parking pass or a parking sticker and that will be $...

Creative journey to V.A.S.E

Creative journey to V.A.S.E

April 28, 2017

Students split between clubs

Students split between clubs

April 3, 2017

Leading by example

Leading by example

February 6, 2017

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The student news site of Independence High School in Frisco, Texas
The student news site of Independence High School in Frisco, Texas