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A Song of Spikes: The Language of Thorns Book Review

A Song of Spikes: The Language of Thorns Book Review

Conner Dejacacion, Contributor

October 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, ENTERTAINMENT

Title: Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Author: Leigh Bardugo Illustrator: Sarah Kipin Publisher: Imprint   The latest novel by renowned author Leigh Bardugo, The Language of Thorns is an excellent spinoff from her other Grishaverse novels, The Six of Crows Duol...

How Shake Shack Shook Plano

How Shake Shack Shook Plano

Christian Bryan, Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, News

About nine months ago the 3rd most popular burger chain in the US, Shake Shack, opened up at Legacy West in Plano. What once began as a single hot dog cart quickly spread like wildfire with millions of die-hard fans who swear by their food. Shake Shack is currently most well known for their burgers,...

Frisco High School Lip Dub 2017

Jack Mayo, Contributor

May 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, News

All That Jazz

All That Jazz

Julia Madrid, Contributor

May 7, 2017


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In celebration of the music scene in Denton, every year there is a local Jazz Festival showcasing the talent of local jazz bands, dance groups, school bands/choirs, and of course, the UNT Jazz Bands. The Festival lasts three days, starting Friday afternoon and continuing into Sunday evening. This yea...

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why

Nick Evanson, Contributor

May 7, 2017


Filed under A&E, Viewpoints

A thirteen-episode TV show recently aired on Netflix called “13 Reasons Why,” and has sparked controversy over the last few weeks. The show is about a girl named Hannah Baker, who committed suicide and recorded her reasons for doing so on thirteen cassette tapes for thirteen individuals to lis...

Coffeehouse! 2017

Coffeehouse! 2017

Caitlin Alvarez-Htut, Contributor

May 7, 2017


Filed under A&E, ENTERTAINMENT, News

On Tuesday evening, May 16th, the Frisco High School Choir will hold their annual spring show, also known as “Coffeehouse!” Unlike most other concerts performed by the choir, “Coffeehouse!” contains a wide range of musical genres, dancing, soloists, duos, and small groups. “Coffee...

Nakamara

Nakamara

Julia Madrid, Contributor

April 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, ENTERTAINMENT

Denton is known to be quite a jazzy city. The underground music scene gets much influence from UNT music students. This has translated into avant garde, experimental, or noise bands, and there is one band that has definitely brought the funk with their jazzy, ripe, hip-swaying tunes. I found the...

Dog’s Purpose Movie Review

Dog’s Purpose Movie Review

Allison Alford, Contributor

March 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, MOVIE REVIEWS

The movie, "A Dog’s Purpose," is based on the warm hearted novel by Bruce Cameron.  The movie had wonderful actors, Dennis Quaid, Britt Robinson, Josh Gad, and KJ Apa. This movie is rated PG and it touches on some heavy topics, namely loss and death which makes it a tear jerker for the viewer...

The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

Nicole Nimeh, Contributor

March 27, 2017


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"The Beginning of Everything"  by Robyn Schneider is a contemporary young adult novel. It follows the life story of golden boy Ezra Faulkner, a star tennis player, and one of the most popular guys at his school who is stereotypically going to be homecoming king. However, he goes to a party and heartbrea...

FHS Theatre Presents “Anatomies”

FHS Theatre Presents “Anatomies”

Madelyn Hicks, Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, News

An encore performance of the district-winning Anatomies by the FHS Theatre Group can be seen on Thursday, April 13th at 6:30pm in the FHS Auditorium. Recently, the Frisco High School UIL One Act Play by Don Nigro, received First Place in the district for the third year in a row. The story is a da...

A Passion for the Arts

A Passion for the Arts

Cate Sherren, Contributor

March 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Features

Julie Daniels has been the FHS orchestra director since 2006. She has taught many students in that time and treats them all as if they were her own. Several of her students have continued their musical passion in college. For example, Michelle Krenowicz, a freshman at Oklahoma City University, st...

Using the Waddle To Dawdle

Using the Waddle To Dawdle

Alex Deutsch, Contributor

February 27, 2017


Filed under A&E, News

Club Penguin is an online multi-player game that was released in 2005 by New Horizon Interactive and later bought by Disney. It was one of the most popular kid’s games that today’s high schoolers played when they were younger. Earlier this January, Club Penguin announced that their servers ...

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