Wildcat Tales

Hurricane Ida leaves lasting impacts

Casey Cavanaugh, Staffer September 16, 2021

     Hurricane Ida made landfall as a category four storm in Louisiana and is one of the most harmful hurricanes to hit Louisiana, second only to Hurricane Katrina of 2005. It is the second most costly...

Masks mandated in Plano ISD until September 24

Plano ISD Instills Month Long Mask Mandate

Drake Chambless, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

  Plano Senior High School is halfway through the optional mask mandate which started Aug. 26, 2021 and it has had a significant effect on the amount of students that are contracting COVID-19.      “I...

Person gaming on a computer

Online Gaming In China

Casey Cavanaugh, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

    China restricts online video games for youths under 18 years old to 3 hours per week in an attempt to stave off a countrywide video game addiction.        China has banned children from...

Firefighters walking near fire

Wildfires Erupt In California

Penelope Hurtado, Staff Writer September 13, 2021

  The state of California is battling an intensely large amount of wildfires due to the state being in a drought, with new fires erupting over Labor Day weekend this adds to the already busy wildfire...

One student's at-home setup

Next Semester at Plano

Emma Coleman, Opinion Editor December 17, 2020
Principal Watkins and other PSHS faculty think that this is the best option for a better learning environment for students and teachers alike.
Health and Wellness fair cancelled

Annual health fair gets cancelled

Brooke Burnett, News Editor December 15, 2020
Amid the pandemic, the fair was cancelled.
Big Tex waves to fair participants in their cars.

State fair stays safe for Texans

Dylan Kinney, Newspaper Sections Supervisor December 15, 2020
Big Tex, now accessorized with a face mask, stood proud as families drove around the fair
Homecoming Queen Alexis Piorkowski with King Aidan Kelly

Wildcats on their feet for postponed hoco

Rose Wright, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2020
The game against Lake Highland high school was tough, but the avid wildcat fans were determined to cheer on the school’s team even despite the cold temperatures.
Students wear masks and social-distance while in the classroom.

School during the Coronavirus steps up sanitation

October 2, 2020

     After a long four weeks of online learning, some students are returning to school, and with health the highest priority, the district has created some regulations to make students and staff feel...

Students singing and celebrating diversity at the MLK Diversity Day.

MLK Diversity Day Celebration returns for another year

Samantha Jones, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

     The 33rd annual MLK Diversity Day Celebration marked another year of the district’s message of acceptance.      The celebration was started in 1988 by Myrtle Hightower, a counselor...

Speech and debate bring home success to represent Plano

Rose Wright, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

     The school’s speech and debate teams competed in the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) Qualifying Tournament, held at the UT Austin campus, where the successful team scored new additions to...

Theatre students bring pride to Plano

Bryan Kelly, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

    Out of the hundreds of students that went to the National Texas Auditions to perform in front of several colleges, three of those students came from our theatre department.     Once the...

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