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Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Costumes, coronavirus and candy, oh my!
Emma Coleman, Opinion Editor December 15, 2020
Students and families across the district aren’t planning on letting the health risks of the Coronavirus stop their fun in celebrating Halloween.
Classrooms in hybrid learning

Students debate their return

Students must decide which learning environment is better for them, at-home or in-person.
Emma Coleman, Opinion Editor October 15, 2020

     Due to COVID-19 concerns, students within the district were able to choose whether they want to continue doing online learning or return to school with a new hybrid schedule this past month.    Students...

Black Lives Matter Protest

Junior’s perspective on Black Lives Matter

One student's thoughts on the importance of the BLM movement.
Abigail Carroll, Feature Editor October 2, 2020

     Over summer the Black Lives Matter movement reached a peak and many protests around the Dallas area were held. Michelle Kallas, a junior at Plano Senior attended the first Dallas protest back...

A family celebrating Christmas by decorating the tree all together enjoying the holiday.

Traditions surrounding Christmas can be celebrated by everyone

Fun games and holiday activities that all cultures and religions can put a spin on
Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer December 16, 2019

     Plenty of families have similar Christmastime customs that they take part in together, but there are many unique traditions from around the world that might be fun to try this Christmas.       An...

One of Kolb's many hand crafted designs named after her friend called,

Senior operates jewelry business in free time

Emily Kolb makes money from her passion.
Elizabeth Guevara, Opinion Editor November 18, 2019

     Even with her busy school schedule, senior Emily Kolb finds time to run her own jewelry line, Em’s Gem’s.      Kolb started her business last year, making keychains for her friends...

Two of the many items of vintage clothing Rider resells on his Instagram.

Senior makes a profit off of vintage clothing

Elijah Rider thrifts old clothes and resells them through his Instagram.
Dylan Kinney, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 11, 2019

     Senior, Elijah Rider has quickly transformed himself into an entrepreneur by reselling vintage clothes on his successful Instagram account, Plano’s Closet.       Rider discovered his...

The boardwalk is a great place for students to take their photos for homecoming (photo by Rose Wright.)

Destinations for homecoming photographs

Places all across Plano for high school students to take pictures for any special event.
Rose Wright , Staff Writer October 24, 2019

  Excitement  grips the student body as homecoming draws closer each day, with one thing that is the most important, where to take pictures. Tradition is that students take pre-dance pictures...

Senior Lily Ray and Eastwood coach Julio Lopez hugging during the combined pep rally.

Schools come together

Avery Gregorash and Isis Kazadi September 26, 2019

The Plano Wildcats and El Paso Eastwood reached across a curtain of hurt to play each other in one of the most symbolic football games in high school history. In light of recent events PSHS had previously...

Most common religions simplified.

Religions of the world

Savannah Anderson, Staff Writer March 28, 2019

A healthy spiritual life can help overall health just as much as working towards having a healthy mind and body. Praying, meditating and reading scripture are ways many religious and spiritual people...

Multiple Researchers prove vaping is addictive and unsafe for the heart and lungs.

E-cigarette epidemic involves toxic substances and toxic peers

Isis Kazadi and Riley Hayden March 28, 2019

“Nicotine is a cardiovascular stimulant, and can potentially worsen heart disease in people who already have severe heart conditions,” according to Live Science. The explosion of vape culture...

Healthy breakfast fruit bowl with nuts, fruits and
grains.

A diet guide for healthier living

Six diets that provide different needs for different people
Avery Gregorash, A&E Editor March 28, 2019

Finding the right diet is always complicated and stressful, but with new diets being introduced all the time it’s becoming easier to find one specifically for you. A gluten free diet is a diet that...

Adorable dog dressed in a princess costume from head to tail

Popular Halloween costumes

Ethan Nguyen, Online editor-in-chief November 6, 2018

There are classic costumes that are timeless and will always cause nostalgia each year to Halloweeners, which are the zombies, vampires, werewolves and Frankensteins that makeup thriller’s best monsters. Each...

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