Wildcat Tales

Orchestra UIL

Kathleen Shaffer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

Buses will load students on Feb. 29 and March 1 to transport the full orchestra and philharmonic orchestra to Allen High School for the annual UIL competition. During UIL three judges will rate the groups based on three pieces...

Plano a capella choir to perform pre-concert for Stephen F. Austin

Miles Hutson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, School Events

Out of all of the choirs in the Dallas area, Plano’s top choir will perform in Stephen F. Austin’s pre-concert Feb. 29. SFA chose them for this role after they were selected to participate in the Southwest American Choral...

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: 1st Place: Rachel Hodge Honorable Mention: Sreevidya Ghantasala Medicine and Health Honora...

German places at state competition

February 28, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

This past weekend, German students competed at the state competition at UT Austin. Overall, they placed 6th out of 61 schools. The following students placed in their categories: 1st place - Folk Dance Sydney Belair Reed Goodwin Colin...

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...

It’s in the family

Diva Gulati, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2012

Filed under Profile, Student Life

Consisting of college owners and doctors, senior Adwa Habtu’s family carries a prestigious name, but it is her uncle, Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of Ethiopia since 1995, who stands out more than the rest. Habtu...

“Some Nights” review

“Some Nights” review

Diva Gulati, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Review

Out of a fairytale

Kimberly Mei, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Featured Athlete, Student Life

Some may think that fairytale costumes are only for Halloween. However, senior Amelia Leidy has literally become Cinderella seven times in the month of January. It wasn’t a magical ball gown or delicate glass slippers that...

A New Beginning

Shezal Padani, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Profile, Student Life

After being under the radar for several years, the Ritmo Latino club is back. With the determination of senior president Sebastian Meji to bring back the club’s existence, it is finally here and ready to support as well as provide...

Making a Difference

Kathleen Shaffer, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Profile, Student Life

Twenty-one thousand children die every day from a preventable cause. In many third world countries children die under the age of 5, simply because they do not have sufficient food and water or are forced to live in unsanitary...

Dancing for a cause

Jessica Allman, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Senior Eugene Soh spends hours a week practicing his breakdancing, which is a popular style of hip-hop originating in Bronx, New York. Soh wasn’t always into dancing. He joined the club dancing for a cause upon the recommendation...

Transforming From a Cub to an Eagle

Shezal Padani, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

Filed under Profile, Student Life

Cooking steaks in the midst of the outdoors not to mention the strong 30 mile per hour was but one of the tasks that was required for senior Parker Volpe to complete in order to attain the high ranking title of Eagle Scout. “I...

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