Deafness doesn’t define: Deaf-Ed student learns to live with disability

Leslie Parker

March 7, 2013

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It was in first grade when her parents first pointed them out to her. She’d never seen people signing before; the idea was completely new to her. Born deaf, senior Vivian Chen was raised orally and initially not taught sign... Read more »

Wildcat family duos come to an end

Alexis Sendejas, Staff Writer

March 7, 2013

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Seeing her throughout the school. Having lunch with her. Hanging out in her room before school. These are all things senior Emily Stuber can do because her mother, Kimberly Stuber, is an English teacher at Plano.         ... Read more »

For medicinal purposes only: Students work at medical centers

Alexis Harris, Staff Writer

February 20, 2013

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They spend hours in hospital rooms. They know the fastest way to the doctor’s office. They know the difference between a Lateral Malleolus and Xiphoid Process and what could possibly go wrong. But they are not sick; they are... Read more »

Same sex, same relationships: LGBT students define love

Alexis Sendejas

February 19, 2013

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To the Gay Straight Alliance the terms straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and pansexual are not terms of isolation, they are terms of freedom. To them a person is a person, no matter their sexuality. Junior Dean... Read more »

From hallways to the aisle: Student adjusts to married life

Laura Jones, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

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During lunch, he takes her to her favorite coffee joint, Starbucks. After school, he picks her up and if she doesn’t have homework, they catch a movie or go out to dinner. They do things that typical high school couples do,... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Matt Hintz (Mr. Student Congress)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: St. Jude’s Children Hospital, because it’s a good cause. If the little kids can’t pay for it, they still shouldn’t be turned away from getting help. Q: What talent would... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Cam Wenrich (Mr. Theater)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: I chose Operation Kindness because it was my Nana’s favorite charity and it helps animals in need. And I’m a big animal fan. Q: What talent would you choose to have if you... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Varqa Azimi (Mr. Spanish Club)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: I want to do St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital because I think that’s really important. I don’t want children to suffer and have to go through the sicknesses that they do. Q:... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Brian Hanks (Mr. DECA)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: Kara O’Neal is in DECA with us and she was diagnosed with leukemia. She has a charity that you can donate money towards, and that’s the one that I picked. Q: What talent would... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Anthony McKee (Mr. Choir)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: Something along the lines of the Wounded Warriors Project, or something else that benefits veterans, because I come from a big family of Army veterans. Q: What talent would you... Read more »

Mr. Plano contestant: Bert McJunkin (Mr. Football)

February 8, 2013

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Q: What charity would you choose and why? A: I’m going to pick Mission of Hope, which is an organization which feeds kids and families in Haiti. It gives them education and pays for school. Q: What talent would you choose... Read more »