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A Reform in Sexual Education
Shane Edghill, Reporter May 6, 2021

It was just another day in eighth grade health class that Neil Gupta attended. However, there was instruction on sexual education. While other students in his classes were either laughing uncontrollably...

Law and order in session

Law and order in session

As calls for defending the police swept across the nation, reform advocates urged it to extend into schools. But are School Resource Officers necessary for student safety and crime reduction?
Amber Gallacher, Reporter November 19, 2020

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade are constantly under the eyes of officers, a fact that comforts some and unnerves others across America. School resource officers are the men and women walking...

The Fight for Young American Minds

The Fight for Young American Minds

Junior advocates for curriculum reform on racial injustice as librarians offer books with diverse voices
Ryleigh Eades and Ayat Irfan November 19, 2020

Junior Kashish Bastola tried to look calm and collected. But he couldn’t keep his legs still. He was nervous and worried no one would take him seriously. Sitting across the table from a Frisco ISD administration...

Cyber Development

Cyber Development

Surrounded by pixels, the way Gen-Z grew up had drastic effects on their mentality had drastic effects on their mentality
Sarah Ward, Reporter November 19, 2020

At just 4 years old, senior Anoo Mallepalli was browsing games online, like Club Penguin and Nickelodeon Games. By 9 years old, Mallepalli had made an Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Snapchat account...

Registering to Vote

Registering to Vote

Heritage's AP Government teacher walks through the process of registering to vote and actually voting
Anna Cardon, Reporter October 28, 2020

Election day is approaching fast, with a frenzy of early voting, ads nearly everywhere on the internet and a great number of candidate signs being installed in yards. And of course, there is a group of...

Important Dates

Important Dates

All the Important dates and events for the remainder of the semester
Andre Dobson, Reporter October 5, 2020

Below are some important events to mark on your calendar for the Semester   October Oct. 5: Flu shots after school in the library Oct. 5: Deadline to Register to vote (see Mr. Huggins...

Electric Avenue

Electric Avenue

Issues with Internet connectivity add to pressures in an already unusual educational environment
Shane Edghill, Columnist/Copy Editor September 30, 2020

Even with all the preparation that went into e-Learning last year, the district, and even the county, has recently faced some difficulties with internet connectivity. This conflict occurred for campuses...

Scheduling Conflicts

Scheduling Conflicts

A closer look at why lots of students had messed up schedules
Andre Dobson, Reporter September 16, 2020

Jacob Pryor sits in front of his computer screen anxiously awaiting to receive his schedule. When he finally sees it, he is overcome with feelings of confusion, stress, and outrage. Due to COVID-19,...

Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Staff and students were notified via email by Dr. Gray. Contact tracing and quarantining have begun.
Isabella Rodriguez, Reporter September 11, 2020

This is a developing story. We have reached out to the school and students for official comments and are waiting for a response. Staff and students were notified Sept. 10 that a Heritage student has...

Students to face new campus COVID procedures

Students to face new campus COVID procedures

When people return on Sept. 3, the school will look different because of the pandemic.
Hamnah Vawda and Hannah McClure August 29, 2020

Student reporters got a tour of the school this Friday ahead of its reopening for face-to-face instruction. Those who are returning to campus on September 3 can expect a variety of changes ranging from...

Heritage students wait for placements from their respective DECA competition events.

DECA Competition

Shruthi Pabba, Reporter March 5, 2020

DECA is an organization that focuses on business oriented competition events. Students from all over this region, including Frisco ISD high schools competed in the Febraury regionals competition to qualify...

FFA prepares for spring competitions

FFA prepares for spring competitions

FFA students prepare for their spring training and competitions.
Gabriel Broyles, Copy Editor March 3, 2020

   Cassy Crow and her FFA students plan for their spring events as the fall season comes to a close and the spring season begins.  The Future Farmers of America (FFA) is an association in...

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