Wildcat Tales

Proof by Dance

Zenia Leung and Anna McCready, Staff Writers

October 28, 2009

She stood in formation with the other girls ready to give it her all. Her palms were sweating and her heart was racing. She wondered what could possibly happen.  In five minutes, she was to perform the dance routine for the senior...

FlashForward

Kelly Looney, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2009

Science fiction is not my forte, so when my boyfriend pleaded me to sit down and watch a TV show with him, I was immediately annoyed. He had been talking of nothing but a new show on ABC, FlashForward. I had never even heard of...

Trina Carpenter – Features Editor

October 21, 2009

This is Trina’s second year in Newspaper and first year as Features Editor. Aside from newspaper she’s also actively involved in German and plays tennis and ping pong both competitively and recreationally. She is an avid fan...

The Plano Playlist – Week One

October 21, 2009

Trina Carpenter - Features Editor 1. "For No One" ~ The Beatles 2. "Venus in Furs" ~ Velvet Underground 3. "I Thought I Saw Your Face Today" ~ She + Him 4. "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" ~ The Smiths 5. "It's All O...

Weird Scholarships

Noah Quortrup, Staff Writer

October 20, 2009

To be honest, I never had to worry about the financial aspect of getting into college. My grandpa set up a fund tied to the stock market when I was born. Ever since then, it has built and built to a sum that would have gotten...

Tiffany Fong – Designer

October 20, 2009

Tiffany Fong enjoys listening to foreign music, watching Asian dramas, and eating ramen. She has neglected her pet fish and has caused them to eat their children. Tiffany is also fluent at 2.2 languages: English, Cantonese, and...

Christian Conrad – Cartoonist

October 20, 2009

Christian is a senior who serves as the cartoonist on the Plano Newspaper. Besides being mentally and physically abused by his editors and living to tell the story, he enjoys guitar, video games, sleeping past noon, and making...

Trina Carpenter – Features Editor

October 20, 2009

This is Trina’s second year in Newspaper and first year as Features Editor. Aside from newspaper she’s also actively involved in German and plays tennis and ping pong both competitively and recreationally. She is an avid fan...

Lou Barlow – Goodnight Unknown

Trina Carpenter, Features Editor

October 20, 2009

Lo-fi pioneer Lou Barlow’s second album Goodnight Unknown sounds like a mixture between his work in Sebadoh and the Folk Implosion. The album starts up with a bang from tracks “Sharing” and “Goodnight Unknown” that bri...

The Pressure is On

Sarah Rosselet, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009

It takes a lot to be ranked number one in the class. Hours of studying and the dedication to take AP class after AP class, but are the lives of the highest ranked students limited to school and studying? Maybe not. The highest...

Get Golf Right

Abby Rener, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009

     There has always been a debate whether golfers are athletes. When you watch a tournament on television, it looks like a lot of them spend more time at the snack machines than the weight machines. According to junior Jack...

It’s All About the Drank

Ashton Ruiz, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009

     On this special night, the smell of Bavaria and the sound of German greeted the partygoers. German enthusiasts gathered in the cafeteria to commemorate the 176th Oktoberfest taking place in Munich. Originally, this festival...