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Earth Day 2022

Michelle Kallas, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

     As we commemorate a day dedicated to celebrating the earth and the sanctity of the environment, here are some ways to do your part in keeping our planet clean and thriving.    Carpool  ...

Guitar club members Gavin Perkins, Blake Bowels, Bradly Blackwell, and Angel Zvereva preform during Stay Day.

Duck Week Held March 28th through April 1st

Michelle Kallas, Staff Writer April 11, 2022

     Duck Week, a time to commemorate the beloved ducks on Plano Senior campus was hosted by student congress the week of March 28 - April 1. The week concluded with a day dedicated to encouraging students...

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The History of Black History Month

Amariana Thomas, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

     We all know what Black History Month is: it’s the time to celebrate the achievements of African American people, but it didn’t start out that way; it started out as a week that was dedicated...

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‘Golden Girls’ Icon Betty White Dies at 99

Penelope Hurtado, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

     Betty Marion Ludden White passed away on December 31, 2021, due to natural causes as confirmed by her agent and long-time friend Jeff Witjas.      In a recent interview with People Magazine,...

Photo by Alexandra Koch

Omicron is “Variant of Concern” According to CDC

Amariana Thomas, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

        In December of 2020, there was reported a new variant of the Coronavirus called Covid-19. That's not the only variant of the Coronavirus that has been identified; other variants such as...

Volcanic Eruption Devastates Tonga Island

Volcanic Eruption Devastates Tonga Island

Nina Cairo, Staff Writer January 24, 2022

     On Jan. 15 a volcanic eruption in Tonga triggered a tsunami, leaving the country in a catastrophic disaster and with an inability to communicate internationally for aid.       The miraculous...

Photo courtesy of Penelope Hurtado

Blood Drive Held at Plano Senior on December 3rd

Penelope Hurtado, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

     The 45th anniversary of the largest one-day blood drive in the nation was hosted by Carter BloodCare all day on December 3.      Donating blood can help treat patients suffering from...

Photo courtesy of Sam Kriegman

Xenobots: The World’s First Reproducing Robots

Drake Chambless, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

     The future is filled with endless possibilities. Some of these possibilities are turning into reality extremely fast. With the latest technology, scientists at the University of Vermont have...

Facebook Renamed Meta After Facing Backlash

Facebook Renamed “Meta” After Facing Backlash

Michelle Kallas, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

     Following increased public scrutiny after many confidential documents were leaked by an ex-employee, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a major rebrand. The company will change its name...

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Shanghai Disneyland in Lockdown Due to Single Covid Case

Drake Chambless, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

     On Nov. 1 in Shanghai China, 33,000 guests were put into a mandatory lockdown after a single case of Covid was diagnosed in the Shanghai Disneyland park.      Starting on Nov. 2nd, 33,863...

Plano Mask Mandate Ends

Penelope Hurtado, Staff Writer November 1, 2021

     On Thursday, August 26, 2021, the Board of Trustees approved a measure to temporarily require indoor masking at all Plano Independent School District (ISD) schools, facilities, and district-provided...

Gabby Petitos body found in Bridger Tenton Nation Park, Wyoming

The Gabby Petito Case

Casey Cavanaugh, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

Gabby Petito’s remains were positively identified September 21. The autopsy, which was performed by Wyoming coroner Dr. Brent Blue, confirmed the cause of death was homicide. Petito’s boyfriend, Brian...

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