Wildcat Tales

Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Halloween decorations
Costumes, coronavirus and candy, oh my!
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.

Students debate their return

Classrooms in hybrid learning
Students must decide which learning environment is better for them, at-home or in-person.
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...

Junior’s perspective on Black Lives Matter

One student's thoughts on the importance of the BLM movement.
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...

Traditions surrounding Christmas can be celebrated by everyone

A family celebrating Christmas by decorating the tree all together enjoying the holiday.
Fun games and holiday activities that all cultures and religions can put a spin on
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...

Senior operates jewelry business in free time

One of Kolb's many hand crafted designs named after her friend called,
Emily Kolb makes money from her passion.
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...

Senior makes a profit off of vintage clothing

Two of the many items of vintage clothing Rider resells on his Instagram.
Elijah Rider thrifts old clothes and resells them through his Instagram.
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...

Destinations for homecoming photographs

The boardwalk is a great place for students to take their photos for homecoming (photo by Rose Wright.)
Places all across Plano for high school students to take pictures for any special event.
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...

Schools come together

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

Religions of the world

Most common religions simplified.
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...

E-cigarette epidemic involves toxic substances and toxic peers

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

A diet guide for healthier living

Healthy breakfast fruit bowl with nuts, fruits and
grains.
Six diets that provide different needs for different people
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...

Popular Halloween costumes

Adorable dog dressed in a princess costume from head to tail
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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