Wildcat Tales

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


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    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...

Relax, taking a moment to breath

Relax, taking a moment to breath

Katie Gallaway, News Editor

April 1, 2019


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School and work can create massive amounts of stress for people; however, there are plenty of ways to relieve this stress, so one just needs to figure out what works best for them. Firstly, exercise is an effective and healthy way to help get rid of stress. According to Mayo Clinic, being active produces...

Disorder causes depressive episodes based on the weather

Disorder causes depressive episodes based on the weather

Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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Most people have a basic understanding of depression, but one lesser-known type would be Seasonal Affective Disorder, which fluctuates depending on the seasons, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Junior Caroline Morris, who has the disorder, said, “Because of the lack of sun, ...

Sleep for teenagers is crucial for success

Tyler Luker, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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A good night of sleep can be a hard thing to come by for teens, but it can leave an effect on a student’s intellectual, physical, mental and social health. “Going without sleep can make me feel exhausted,” junior Fletcher Cummings said. “I feel healthier and ready for my day when I get enough...

Unusual exercises can lead to more positive living

Unusual exercises can lead to more positive living

Riley Hayden, Photo Editor

March 28, 2019


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Finding motivation to exercise in the conventional way can be hard, but by combining extensive and grueling tasks with an enjoyable hobby, it can make it feel more like play than a work out. Locating the will to push oneself to the fullest extent and allow improvement of the body can be harder than...

Men and women’s needs are distinctively different

Men and women’s needs are distinctively different

Isis Kazadi, Opinion Editor

March 28, 2019


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Boys and girls oftentimes require different nutritional needs in order to properly develop as they begin to blossom into young adulthood. For many young people, nutrition is as easy as eat when you are hungry, drink when you're thirsty and occasionally, order a double fry. However, the way bodies...

Energetic show Mamma Mia excites crowds

Energetic show Mamma Mia excites crowds

Amelia Bautz, Staff writer

February 22, 2019


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The theatre department put on an exciting performance of the musical Mamma Mia last month. The musical featured a multitude of songs by ABBA like; “Dancing Queen,” “Take A Chance On Me” and of course the titular “Mamma Mia.” Director Racey Ballard said that the show was a huge party, a...

Career Fair provides information to students about different paths

Career Fair provides information to students about different paths

Riley Hayden, Photo Editor

February 21, 2019


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Career Fair offers students a place to ask questions and gain insight from many of the volunteers who reach out try to help young adults realize their path forward after high school. The fourth annual Career Fair was bigger than ever with many different schools across North Texas setting up booths...

Planoettes dance their way to Disney World

Planoettes dance their way to Disney World

Katie Gallaway, News Editor

February 21, 2019


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The Planoettes traveled to Orlando, Fla. last month, where they attended the Disney Dancin’ Workshop and spent time having fun at the Disney parks. “At the workshop, we learned a short dance and they told us the audition process for Disney performers,” Planoette captain senior Lily Ferkany said. The...

Mr. Plano full of laughs, absurdity

Mr. Plano full of laughs, absurdity

Alex Wells, Guest Writer

February 21, 2019


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The Mr. Plano pageant celebrated its 20th year with winner, Cesar Mendoza, who decided to donate all of the proceeds to the St. Jude’s Foundation. “Mr. Plano was a tribute to many of the bright, young people that come through this school,” senior Shimena Simmons said. Mendoza was crowned with...

Students give back to the Plano community through winter drives

Students give back to the Plano community through winter drives

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


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There are winter-themed drives going on at school right now in order to help members of the community who are in need as holidays get closer.      “People are more in need than ever during this time of year,” president of the UNICEF Club Ella Goeckner-Wald said.     There are two...

Stay Day ready to wow

Stay Day ready to wow

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Food trucks and live entertainment galore With Stay Day taking place on Nov. 2, students are excited for the festivities of this school tradition. For those unaware, Stay Day is an event that happens twice a year, once per semester, where various food trucks come by the school and sell different food ite...

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