The School Newspaper of Plano Senior High School.

Periodic Performances

Periodic Performances

Ashley Stuber
November 1, 2013
Filed under Profile, Student Life

Every morning, senior Joshua Fox wakes up at 6:45 and skips breakfast in order to arrive at school by 8:20, sometimes with his hair still wet. He climbs up the stairs next to the cafeteria and plugs his amp in, preparing to play his music for the entire student body – whether or not they want to h... Read more »

Students react to racial controversy over Miss America

Students react to racial controversy over Miss America

Sonam Benakatti, Staff Writer
October 21, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, was crowned the winner at the annual Miss America pageant on Sept. 15. She became the first Indian-American to win this title. However, many reacted to this issue with discontent through social media. The opinions posted regarding her victory, particularly on Twitter,... Read more »

Students meet with Superintendent

Students meet with Superintendent

Leslie Parker, Staff writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Print Newspaper, Student Life

Once a month, right after the third period bell, four select students car pool to the PISD Administration Building on 15th Street to discuss ongoing updates and activities present within the school district. Seniors Avery Atterstrom and Taylor Chambers and juniors Jason Head and Hudson Kuykendall meet... Read more »

Going home: Carmel Gleason travels to native country

Going home: Carmel Gleason travels to native country

Madea Neyor
October 10, 2013
Filed under Profile, Student Life

Stepping foot outside of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport  into the Philippines was bittersweet for junior Carmel Gleason. When Gleason went to the Philippines two years ago, she did not know that it would be the last time she would see her “lola” – the Filipino word for grandmother. This... Read more »

Best Buddies/Caring Cats Club involves special education students on campus

Best Buddies/Caring Cats Club involves special education students on campus

Sonam Benakatti, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under Student Life

It began when one student was inspired to make mums and garters for kids with special needs after she realized that they would not have their own. Eventually, it formed into Best Buddies/Caring Cats, an organization that has one goal – for special education students to break through the walls of social... Read more »

Worshipers celebrate ‘See You at the Pole’

Anna Villano, Staff Writer
September 26, 2013
Filed under News, Student Life

Globally celebrated student day of prayer, See You at the Pole ™, falls on September 25th this year. Beginning in 1990 in Burleson, Texas, Christian students everywhere have since initiated and led this day meant to gather their peers including friends, acquaintances, and complete strangers at their s... Read more »

A new home: foreign exchange student from Norway comes to Plano

A new home: foreign exchange student from Norway comes to Plano

Olivia Beitelspacher, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013
Filed under Student Life

The first day of school means rushing to find class before the bell rings, but junior Karoline Hatletvedt has additional stress because the first day means coming to a new school in a new country where the language, culture and people are completely different. After hearing that her mother had been... Read more »

First day thoughts

Priyanka Hardikar, Online Editor
August 27, 2013
Filed under Student Life

“Senior year is different from junior year, and it’ll take awhile to get used to it” ~ Senior Abarnaa VS “I have friends in my classes for a change! It’s terrifying but exciting” ~ Senior Jenny Huang “I was walking down the sidewalk and I got chased by a Chihuahua” ~ Senior Saira... Read more »

Bring Bowe home

Kaitlin Fischer, Staff Writer
May 31, 2013
Filed under Profile, Student Life

Bowe Bergdahl, age 27, was a sergeant in the army when he was captured by the Taliban on June 30, 2009. He still has not been rescued. This isn’t keeping people from spreading awareness about his situation, however, and one person has worked to do just that. Junior Paul Oliger began following Bergdahl’s... Read more »

Making the cuts: Students receive leadership positions

Laura Jones, Staff Writer
May 30, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Group: Planoettes Name: Elizabeth Garvie “Planoettes have a great tradition of excellence and have accomplished so much. They get so many unique opportunities, and I’m so thankful that I get to be a part of such an amazing group of girls.” Group: Student Congress Name: Hannah Milby “Student Congress... Read more »

Seeding the way: Junior plants on-campus garden to supply food to needy

Seeding the way: Junior plants on-campus garden to supply food to needy

Alexandria Oguntula, Staff Writer
May 14, 2013
Filed under Student Life

Her garden is not only environmentally friendly, but stems from a good cause as well. Junior Dhara Patel first planted a garden with her church to supply food for those in need and has decided to extend the idea to the school. “It started at my Sunday school five or six months ago,” Patel said.... Read more »

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