Wildcat Tales

Madrigal Dinner fast approaching

Samantha Jones, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

     The choir’s annual Madrigal Dinner, a Medieval themed dinner and show, is arriving soon in the cafeteria on Dec. 6-7.      Madrigal Dinner is not the average choir concert. Guests sit at tables to eat catered food while watching choral pieces intercut with skits put on by members of ...

Collin College reaches out to high school seniors

Collin College reaches out to high school seniors

Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

The Collin County Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is hosting an annual event called Teen Summit 2019 held on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10a.m. to 3p.m. at the Collin College Preston Ridge campus in Frisco. This youth program was founded in 2010, with a teen summit committee deciding...

MaCabaret night wows crowd once again

MaCabaret night wows crowd once again

Elizabeth Guevara, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2019

   MaCabaret Night, held on Oct. 25 and 26 by students in the musical theater class to raise money for upcoming performances, was a whirlwind of preparations, but the theater students were able to bring it together with their teamwork and talents.     Originally named “Cabaret Night,” the thea...

Debate swings into victory

Debate swings into victory

Isis Kazadi and Dylan Kinney

November 13, 2019

Debate performed well in the San Angelo Speech and Debate Swing Tournament on Nov. 1-2 which featured a two in one competition. “A swing is where two tournaments happen in one weekend at the same location,” coach Stef Cambra said. “It allows students two opportunities to earn points for the...

Theatre play takes flight

Theatre play takes flight

Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Wendy and Peter Pan premiered from Oct. 10 - 13, standing as the theater department’s very first play of the 2019-2020 school year. The play revolves around the story of how Wendy first met Peter Pan and their adventures together in Neverland, with Wendy desperately searching for her little brother,...

New bag policy at all stadiums

New bag policy at all stadiums

Katie Gallaway, News Section Editor

October 22, 2019

A new policy was implemented at the Clark, Kimbrough and Williams stadiums that restricts people from bringing opaque and large bags inside, which started on Sept. 13. “We had been talking about putting this policy into place for a while,” PISD executive director of safety and security Joseph...

The dangers of e-cigarettes affect the youth

The dangers of e-cigarettes affect the youth

Amelia Bautz, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

A district-wide meeting about the use of e-cigarettes was  hosted out of concern for students in light of new information regarding vaping and drug use as a whole. “The point of this is keeping our campus and kids safe,” Niethamer said. The meeting started off discussing the basics of e-cigarettes,...

New SRO position granted to further safety

New SRO position granted to further safety

Alek Marcussen

September 26, 2019

     A second on-Campus School Resource Officer, Luke Grant, was added to the security team in order to help keep the school safer.      Luke Grant has been an officer for 36 years, starting in 1983, serving Plano in a variety of positions and starting this year, as a School Resource Of...

Game Changer

Game Changer

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

     The football game against El Paso Eastwood High School has been rescheduled to be played at the Ford Center at the Star on Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.        Originally, the football game was canceled over safety concerns after the El Paso Walmart shooting incident, involving a former Plano ...

Fashion design shows off student-made styles

Fashion design shows off student-made styles

Isis Kazadi, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2019

Student designers and models alike stunned the audience with retro and drama in their annual fashion show. Year after year select students in the advanced fashion design class host their very own show to showcase the projects they have been tackling for the better part of the year. “It was really...

Annual school blood drive another success

Annual school blood drive another success

Katie Gallaway, News Editor

May 22, 2019

    A total of 508 donors, consisting mainly of students and staff, participated at the school’s 42nd annual blood drive on Friday April 26.     “That day is the biggest single-day donation in the nation and we’ve been doing it for 42 years,” sponsor Steve Leonard said.     Eac...

Student congress celebrates ducks on campus with Duck Week

Student congress celebrates ducks on campus with Duck Week

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019

    Duck Week is an ongoing tradition to recognize and bring awareness to the campus’ environment and the life that lives in it.      “Duck Week is a long lasting tradition that we aspire to keep going,” junior Kelsie Cameron, unity chairman said.      There is a variety...