The timeless, the fallen and the promising

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 12, 2012
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television, Review

The Timeless: Whether they’ve been around since the early 2000s or even just a few seasons, these shows have proven they are worthy and will undeniably go down as classic T. V. shows. Grey’s Anatomy: This medical drama has leaped beyond the bounds of the household... Read more »

Planoettes take home National Champion title

Madison McDaniel, Online-Editor-in-Chief
March 27, 2012
Filed under News

     Friday, March 23, director Meredith Walraven loaded up the buses with over 60 Planoettes to drive to Denton to perform at the Univeristy of North Texas in order to compete for the guilded title of National Champions. For the fourth year in a row, the Pride of Plano struck gold and did not disappoint.... Read more »

Whiz Quiz team wins district tournement

Madison McDaniel, Online-Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2012
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

This past Saturday, "Maroon" Whiz Quiz team won the district tournement. Despite numerous team members missing the tournement for Speech/Debate and other events, they managed to hold off some fine competition from Vines, Jasper and Plano West.  Those who competed on the Maroon team incude: Lawrence... Read more »

Computer Science competes in Hewlett-Packard CodeWars competition

Madison McDaniel, Online-Editor-in-Chief
March 5, 2012
Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

For the fourth time, Computer Science traveled to participate in the Hewlett-Packard CodeWars competition, considered to be the most prestigious competition in Texas. 173 teams competes from all across the state and for the fourth year in a row, PSHS brought home the trophy for fourth place. Those who... Read more »

Science Fair contestants take home victory

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2012
Filed under News, Student Life

1st Place: Shayan Mohanty 2nd Place: Ray Xu Honorable mention: David Hernandez, Daniel Martin, Michael Chiu Environmental Management: ... Read more »

Select seven leave for state swimming competition

Select seven leave for state swimming competition

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 24, 2012
Filed under Sports, Sports Center, Student Life

On Feb. 23, seven varsity swimmers left for Austin. They will be competing in various events in an attempt to bring home a victory for the school year. The following are competiting at the state tournament: Molly Zhang - junior Shannon Rogers - senior Melissa Leonhardt - senior Kyle Whieldon -... Read more »

Like father, like son

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 24, 2012
Filed under Profile, Student Life

     Despite the 9,054 miles keeping them apart, junior Teekay Biti and his father, Tendi Biti, still try to keep in close contact. However, since Tendai is the financial minister of Zimbabwe, this long span from one continent to the next is sometimes difficult.      “Me and my dad are pretty... Read more »

Wrestling team celebrates victory with new coach

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2012
Filed under Sports

     This weekend, the new wrestling coach, Clay Goodloe and assistant, Chad Green celebrated with the wrestling team who had 6 wrestlers qualify  for the regional tournement. They got 2nd place at distict. 1st place went to Allen (they won state last year and are favored to win again this year).

Current events

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2012
Filed under News, Uncategorized

For the week of Feb. 27 - March 2, 2012 1. "The Artist" was a bg topic early this week for winning the Oscar for best motion picture. 2. This was unique because it was the first of its kind to win top honors since 1929. 3. Sadly, this week there was a high school shooting in... Read more »

“Hugo” Review

Hugo

Our Rating: 9/10

Madison McDaniel, Online Editor-in-Chief
December 10, 2011
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television, Review

    Martin Scorsese has hit the big screen once again. Yet, unlike Departed, Goodfellas and Shutter Island, the director of these dark movies has created in his latest movie Hugo a magical world of imagination and wonder for the younger generation.     The story takes place in the late 1930s and... Read more »

Taylor Swift concert review: Speak Now world tour comes to Dallas

Madison McDaniel, Editor- in-Chief
October 12, 2011
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Review

     Nearly two years ago I walked into the American Airlines Center to see Taylor Swift perform for her Fearless tour and came out an even more diehard fan. Now, after a new CD and a few public relationships, Taylor Swift still leaves me breathless after seeing her perform.     ... Read more »

Ice Cream Review

Madison McDaniel, Staff Writer
May 9, 2011
Filed under Books & Food, Review

Ben and Jerry’s The One you go to if you’re Feeling Daring      As soon as I walk in, the smell of freshly made waffle cones takes over my senses and all of a sudden it doesn’t bother me that I’m paying a ridiculous amount for a single scoop of ice cream. Yes, the prices... Read more »

Bubblicious

Madison McDaniel, Staff writer
October 8, 2010
Filed under Books & Food, Review

     Starting to pop up throughout Plano, bubble tea cafes are making their way into the stream of popularity as more and more people are discovering these refreshing and sweet drinks. Mixed with endless flavors of tea, it’s the gummy tapioca surprise waiting at the bottom of the cup which makes... Read more »