Wildcat Tales

M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

M. Night Shyamalan conjures new mind altering thriller

Khara Ekes, Staff Writer/Layout Editor

February 8, 2017

    Split, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, is a thrilling movie that follows the experience of a teenage girl when she is kidnapped with two other girls by a man with dissociative identity disorder (DID).     At the beginning of the film, Casey Cooke, Claire Benoit and Marci...

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Amanda McNatt, Staff Writer/Features Editor

February 7, 2017

     Nice Work If You Can Get It was put on by the Plano theatre department on Jan. 19 - 21 and had audiences enthralled.     The show took place in the 1920’s and focused on a bootlegger named Billie Bendix. Along with Billie’s partners Duke Mahoney and Cookie McGee, her life gets tan...

Evolution winter concert ends in encore

Sabrina LeBoeuf, Editor in Chief

December 20, 2016

Evolution, the orchestra’s elite electric ensemble, stunned the audience with their memorized and choreographed holiday performance. The show opened with crowdpleaser “Jingle Bell Hoedown” in which junior Christine Park played out a rebellious character that wanted to add more pizazz to a mainly ...

Winter musical presents 1920’s ambiance

Shida Khorrami, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

    Plano Theatre has begun rehearsing for their current show, Nice Work if You Can Get It, which incorporates students from both theatre, and across campus.     “I love how fun this show has already become. I love playing my character and how close the cast has already gotten,” Senior...

Joanne

Joanne

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer/ A&E Editor

December 6, 2016

Lady Gaga released her brand new album Joanne on Oct. 21, which takes listeners on an emotional journey with a major stylistic shift from Gaga’s previous works. In Joanne, which was released by Streamline and Interscope Records, Gaga has formed a completely different vibe and musical style....

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Chamberlain Ballet presents holiday classic

Abigail Thomas, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

The Chamberlain School of Ballet performed the Nutcracker elegantly over the Thanksgiving weekend at the Eisemann Center. The Nutcracker is a story written in 1816 by E.T.A Hoffman about a young girl, Clairea Stahlbaum’s favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, coming to life in her dream. He defeats...

Ouija thrills audience

Ouija thrills audience

Briana Lawson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Ouija: Origin of Evil was a sensational horror movie and deserves to be recognized as one of the most exceptional horror movies in the box office this year. Writer and director Mike Flanagan, and co-writer Jeff Howard have certainly outdone themselves and the ratings, according to The Box Office, reflects...

Gilmore Girls Revival

Gilmore Girls Revival

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

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

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

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

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

    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...