Wildcat Tales

Gilmore Girls Revival

Gilmore Girls Revival

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television

The beloved comedy-drama show Gilmore Girls is returning to Netflix with four 90 minute episodes, promising the return of Lorelai, her daughter Rory and their witty banter. Entitled Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, each of the four episodes will correspond with a season, either winter, spring, summer...

Orchestra students selected for elite ensembles

Orchestra students selected for elite ensembles

Abby Zimmardi, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Plano orchestra had 22 students make it into All-Region, which are ensembles composed of the best players in the region. Students who made the symphony orchestra were Jocelyn Ho and Alexandria Cui, both on first violin. On second violin, Raymond Jow, Ben Juan, Sharon Zhang and Daniel Wang made it. Jarod...

Band advanced to area competition

Band advanced to area competition

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, News

The Wildcat band received 14th out of 25 at area competition on Saturday, Oct. 29 after receiving sweepstakes at UIL on Oct. 22. “I am absolutely proud of the score band received at UIL,” head band director Jason Lewis said. “The students have worked incredibly hard all season, and they were rewarded...

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Olivia Holt Tour Doesn’t Disappoint

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Trendy new pop vocalist Olivia Holt embarked on her nationwide tour Rise of a Phoenix in Houston, Texas on Nov. 4. The second performance of her tour took place in Deep Ellum at a popular music venue known as Trees on Nov. 6. Isac Elliot, a 15 year old Finnish pop singer, was the opening...

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Two Door Cinema Club Releases New Album

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review

    Two Door Cinema Club, an Irish indie rock band, released their ear grabbing third studio album Gameshow with Parlophone Records on Oct. 14.     Gameshow features 15 songs, including two remixes and one live recording. The band has upped the ante since the release of their debut albu...

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Former Disney star embarks on music tour

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

    Olivia Holt, former Disney star turned hit pop vocalist, announced that she will be venturing out on a nationwide tour this November.     After Holt released her debut EP Olivia with Hollywood Records in July, she shot to the top of the charts, debuting at number 19 on the Billboard New Ar...

Peculiar Book Becomes Movie

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, rated PG-13, is a book to film adaptation directed by Tim Burton that is full of intriguing characters and exciting circumstances despite being inevitably inaccurate to the book. The movie is based off the book written by Ransom Riggs....

The Lost Boy entertains with creation story of Peter Pan

The Lost Boy entertains with creation story of Peter Pan

Libby Cooper, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The opening show of Lost Boy, a whimsical play exhibiting themes of love, loss and adventure, was performed for the first time on Oct. 6. This moving production follows James Barrie, played by junior Andy Stratton, as he returns home to Scotland and copes with the resurfaced memories of his...

Vans Warped Tour set for Dallas show

Vans Warped Tour set for Dallas show

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


Filed under Music, News

Vans Warped Tour will be coming to Dallas on June 24 at the Gexa Energy Pavilion (located at 1818 1st Avenue, Dallas Texas 75210). This is a can’t miss event with bands like Good Charlotte, American Authors, The Maine, We The Kings, 3OH!3, Sleeping with Sirens, Waka Flocka Flame, and more. There...

Revamped “The Jungle Book” connects with audiences

Revamped “The Jungle Book” connects with audiences

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies & Television, Review, Top Stories

“The Jungle Book” directed by Jon Favreau, attempted to keep original fans happy while also attracting a new, younger audience. The opening scene was a portrayal of the jungle made with computer-generated imagery (CGI), which lead into a view of a pack of CGI wolves that were made so well that one would think the...

Mr. Plano recap

Mr. Plano recap

Suhina Chopra, Managing Editor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Review, School Events, Student Life, Top Stories

The annual Mr. Plano pageant took place on Saturday, Feb. 13, with 12 male seniors representing various clubs as they vied for the title of Mr. Plano. Each contestant participated in a personality Q&A, talent performance and a style segment, with each contributing to the entertaining nature of ...

Here are 2016’s Mr. Plano Candidates

Here are 2016’s Mr. Plano Candidates

Mari Brown and Rose Rana

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, School Events, Student Life, Top Stories

The annual Mr. Plano pageant will take place on Feb. 13. at 7 p.m. in the Doyle Dean Performing Arts Center. Tickets are being sold for $7 in the cafeteria during both lunches through Feb. 12. and will be $10 at the door. Below are the links to Q&As with each candidate, conducted by staffers Mari Brow...

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