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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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PSHS Annual Stay Day Tradition Returns

Nina Cairo, Staff Writer October 20, 2021

     The annual Plano Senior High School tradition “Stay Day,” an event organized by Student Congress that encourages students to stay at school for lunch instead of driving off campus to eat,...

Homecoming flyer and QR code to purchase tickets

Wildcats Homecoming

Amariana Thomas, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

    Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 16, starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 11 p.m. It will take place at the pond right outside the D building. Tickets are $25 each or two for $40 for the pre-sale or $30...

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 students 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.
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