Wildcat Tales

HOSA Goes to Nationals

Stephanie Jabri, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

Filed under News

Seven students will attend this year's HOSA National Leadership Conference. The students at the event, which takes place on June 20-23 in Orlando, Florida, will network, further their medical education and compete to win national...

My Second Home

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

     The two story house is quiet at 9 a.m. on Sunday. I open my door and tip toe downstairs to make sure I don’t wake anyone up and pop some potato bread in the toaster. I scavenge the pantry finding 10 Gatorade bottles...

Baseball team to play two more games in regular season

Cristina Seanez, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under News, Sports

     Starting off the season on the right foot, the baseball team continues their winning ways. They are currently first in district. Baseball coach Rick Robertson said the team has been working harder as the season ends on...

Juniors going to prom: How they feel about attending the seniors’ dance

Alyssa Matesic, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under Student Life

     “This year, it’s new to me, so I don’t know what it all is,” junior Lauren Gilmore said. “Next year, I’ll know what I’m doing more. It’ll probably be more put together.”      “I’m worried...

Save the Orangutans: Environmental Club fundraiser for Sumatran Orangutans

Maddie Patton, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under News, Student Life

  Although Plano is 9720 miles from Sumatra, an island in Indonesia, the Environmental Club is partnering with the Sumatran Orangutan Society and PanEco to preserve the habitat of Sumatran Orangutans. Both organizations are involved...

Tornado relief fundraiser a success

Danielle Deraleau, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under News

     The results of the April 9-13 fundraiser for tornado relief were better than Student Congress expected, junior Catherine Edmonson, who led the effort, said.      “I’m so happy people took the time and donated,”...

Forecast: Blizzard warning

Danielle Deraleau, Featured Columnist

April 19, 2012

Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

   It’s easiest if I just come out and say it- my dad and I are addicted to Blizzards.      The love of this frozen treat was instilled in me by him from an early age. I can recall moments of glee when he asked me if...

The purpose of pen and paper

Alyssa Matesic, Staff Writer

April 19, 2012

Filed under Featured Columnists, Opinion

The journal was blank. Holding a blue pen in my hand, I sat down on my bed and opened up to the first page. I tried to focus, but the pen still slipped and wobbled around between my fingers. I tried to remember my capitalization...

Softball continues nearly undefeated streak

Miles Hutson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2012

Filed under News, Sports

     With 11 wins and one loss, the softball team has a guaranteed spot to bi-district competition.      “The season’s going absolutely incredible,” head coach Cynthia Zea said.      The season started...

Speech studens qualify for Nationals

April 17, 2012

Filed under News

     After all the various speech, debate, and oral interp events were held, the following nine students qualified for the National Forensic League National Tournament in Indianapolis this June: Keegan Latham Devin Guthrie Matthe...

From District to Area

Haley Bunnell, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

     Determination and practice have paid off for the cast of the one-act play “The Cripple of Inishman,” who is advancing to Area after winning District alongside Flower Mound High School on April 3. Kicking Plano West...

Dancing For a Cause gears up for Spring Show

Shezal Padani, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

Filed under School Events, Student Life

Dancing for a Cause is gearing up for its annual Spring Show routine to be showcased on April 12, 13 and 14.  This routine, choreographed by the members themselves, will feature five different songs as well as a collaboration...

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