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...


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...

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...

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...

Is It Really Worth It?

Claire Minor, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009

     Opportunities appeared endless for juniors as they sat down to plan their first schedule for a senior high. English alone was offered in four different intensities. Though each level has a similar curriculum there are...

Students and Balloons

Julie Boyer, Staff Writer

October 12, 2009

     Thousands of people gathered along the rainbow flags. Something big was about to happen. A gallery of colors filled the launch field. This was the moment so many had been preparing for and waiting for many months. Junior...

Obama, Congress Should Listen to the Funnymen

Morgan Smith, Online Editor

October 12, 2009

     In a recent poll conducted by Time Magazine, Jon Stewart was voted America’s Most Trusted newsman over names like Brian Williams, Charlie Gibson, and Katie Couric. Normally, such a result would present a fallacy in...

Successful Summer

Trina Carpenter & Kelsey Glass, Staff Writers

October 9, 2009

     “God no” senior Shahid Ahmed said when asked if he was expecting to get as far as he did in the National Forensic League’s National Tournament this summer. “I was proud that I made it that far. I thought that...