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  • Flatliners remake disappoints viewers

    Flatliners remake disappoints viewers

    Caitlyn Moudy, Staff writer

         The remake of the classic 90s movie, Flatliners, made some obvious changes that did not out do the original film  that was released on Sept. 29. Each version of Flatliners has the same main concept: five med students conduct an experiment on themselves where they die and bring each other back to life, trying to discern what happens after death. The repercussions that...

    Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, Diego Luna, James Norton and Kiersey Clemons star in the remake of Flatliners.

    (Photo courtesy of Wikipedia)

  • Jekyll and Hyde performance showcases strong vocals, acting

    Jekyll and Hyde performance showcases strong vocals, acting

    Abbey Cole, Staff writer

        The theater department’s performance of Jekyll & Hyde showcased the students’ breathtaking acting, strong vocals and well developed sets from Oct. 26 to 28.     Jekyll & Hyde is a dramatic musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s book, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde which is set in late 19th century London. Dr. Henry Jekyll decides to...

    Senior Max Kuenzer and Marlei Dismuke gave a convincing performance.

    Photo by Makayla Casillas

  • Season two of Stranger Things has audience on the edge of their seats

    Season two of Stranger Things has audience on the edge of their seats

    Kelsey Reynolds, Feature Editor

        The second season of Netflix’s science fiction series Stranger Things arrived Oct. 27 and creators, the Duffer Brothers have outdone themselves with characterization, plot development and special effects.     In the last episode of the first season, the main character Will (Noah Schnapp) is seen coughing up what is believed to be a slug from the Upside Down. As they...

    Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder plays Joyce Byers in seasons 1 and 2 of Stranger Things.

    Courtesy of Netflix services

  • Taylor Swift wows fan base with new music video for album

    Taylor Swift wows fan base with new music video for album

    Caleb Hartman, Ad Manager

        The public either loves her or hates her, but either way Taylor Swift’s music video to her new song, Look What You Made Me Do, is iconic.     Fans are going crazy over Swift’s new and upcoming album, Reputation, as the song sets the stage for what is to come. The music video gives an in-depth perspective of the song’s meaning and an inside look of Swi...

    Taylor Swift mocks herself in her new music video for Look What You Made Me Do.

    Photo courtesy of Big Machine Records

  • Dark Hour pulls out all the stops this fall

    Dark Hour pulls out all the stops this fall

    Kaydin Robertson, Arts & Entertainment

        What is normally a traditional haunted house experience throughout the year is being hyped to the max for Halloween this year by including sensory elements, extravagant costumes, mazes and more interactive situations to their year-long haunted attraction.         The Dark Hour experience begins before people even step foot in the building with actors guard...

    Props and sets create an eerie experience for those who walk into Dark Hour.

    Photo by Kaydin Robertson

  • Second season of Riverdale blasts off

    Second season of Riverdale blasts off

    Abbey Cole, Staff Writer

        Riverdale season two aired on televisions across the nation on Oct. 11, bringing back the mysterious town that has kept its viewers wanting more.     The second season is already more intense than the first since the characters have more conflicts.     KJ Apa, who plays Archie Andrews, definitely gave the most emotional and powerful performance of the ...

    Camila Mendes (Veronica Lodge), Cole Sprouse (Jughead Jones) and Lili Reinhart (Betty Cooper) in the season one finale that leads up to season 2.

    Photo courtesy of CWTV.com

  • Happy Death Day combines thriller, comedy

    Happy Death Day combines thriller, comedy

    Caitlyn Moudy, Staff Writer

        Happy Death Day came out with a new spin on the concept of a slasher-comedy on Oct. 13.     Happy Death Day is another solid production for Universal and Blumhouse, earning a 26 million dollar profit on opening weekend.   The main character, Tree, played by Jessica Rothe who is known for her role as Alexis in La La Land, is stuck in a loop where she ...

    Happy Death Day’s portrayal of a girl bring murdered over and over again entertained audiences.

    Photo courtesy of image. net

  • Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

    Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

    Regan Munstedt, Opinion editor

        Jazz All Region, where the best musicians were selected to perform in elite ensembles, took place on Sept. 20 at Plano West High School.     “Jazz All Region is obviously a different style and we have an improv solo,” senior jazz band member Anila Krasniqi said.     The improvisation solo portion of the audition is where each jazz student has the opportunity ...

    Senior Patrick Tierney, junior Grace Kopca, senior Keltan Forrest, junior Christian Wilson, senior Yoni Zetune, senior Collin Burns, junior Logan Allen, senior Esteban Rodriguez, senior Aiden Johnson, senior Salim Villanueva, junior Kaitlyn Hamilton and senior Jason Duong practice for Jazz All region

    Regan Munstedt

Social media makes it easy to cyberbully

Kaydin Robertson, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017

    The evolution of social media has made cyberbullying easier and more detrimental to teenagers resulting in multiple symptoms of stress.     Cyberbullying can lead to social an...

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

October 13, 2017

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

February 7, 2017

Mock Trial Team Victory

January 30, 2017

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Homecoming court nominees 2017

Homecoming court nominees 2017

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2017

     The homecoming court of the 2017-2018 school year was made up of 11 students selected by their peers to represent them.   Austin Chambers- Homecoming King    ...

Planoette dads host cookout before games

October 25, 2017

Stuco raises money for charity by painting parking spots

Stuco raises money for charity by painting parking spots

October 25, 2017

Positivity Club spreads good vibes

Positivity Club spreads good vibes

October 25, 2017

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Flatliners remake disappoints viewers

Flatliners remake disappoints viewers

Caitlyn Moudy, Staff writer

November 15, 2017

     The remake of the classic 90s movie, Flatliners, made some obvious changes that did not out do the original film  that was released on Sept. 29. Each version of ...

Jekyll and Hyde performance showcases strong vocals, acting

Jekyll and Hyde performance showcases strong vocals, acting

November 13, 2017

Season two of Stranger Things has audience on the edge of their seats

Season two of Stranger Things has audience on the edge of their seats

November 10, 2017

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Tennis finals end with win against Denton

Tennis finals end with win against Denton

Ethan Nguyen, Staff writer

October 26, 2017

    The Plano tennis team played Denton Guyer HS for third place on Thursday, Oct. 12 in the District 6-6A team tennis Tournament and achieved a close victory of 10-...

Wildcats face defeat at hands of Lions, Eagles

Wildcats face defeat at hands of Lions, Eagles

October 25, 2017

Track gains another state champion

Track gains another state champion

May 23, 2017

Plano Wildcats Stand Up and Say #NOMORE Domestic Violence

May 8, 2017

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Social media leading to anxiety

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2017

    Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have been linked to social anxiety in people who frequently use them.       “Social anxiety can be defined as...

Social media makes it easy to cyberbully

October 26, 2017

Inappropriate posts can turn off employers

Inappropriate posts can turn off employers

October 26, 2017

Valedictorian, salutatorian announced

May 30, 2017

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Taylor Swift wows fan base with new music video for album

Taylor Swift wows fan base with new music video for album

Caleb Hartman, Ad Manager

November 7, 2017

    The public either loves her or hates her, but either way Taylor Swift’s music video to her new song, Look What You Made Me Do, is iconic.     Fans are going cr...

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

October 13, 2017

Shawn Mendes illliminates ACC

Shawn Mendes illliminates ACC

August 12, 2017

Shawn Mendes ‘Illuminate’ tour takes Dallas

June 3, 2017

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Staff Profile

Regan Munstedt
Regan Munstedt

Opinion Editor

    Regan Munstedt is a senior staff writer on the Wildcat Tales newspaper. She plays the flute in band and is involved in Women for Orphans Worldwide. She loves to hangout with her friends and ho...

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Ben Patterson
Benjamin Patterson

Sports Editor

Ben Patterson is a junior staff editor on the Wildcat Tales newspaper. He currently plays for the varsity baseball team and in his spare time he enjoys golfing. When he grows up he wants to work for t...

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School Events

Ashlyn Hillyard places third in State Cross Country meet

Ashlyn Hillyard places third in State Cross Country meet

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2017

Junior Ashlyn Hillyard came in third of an overall with a time of 17:25

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