Wildcat Tales

Speech studens qualify for Nationals

April 17, 2012

     After all the various speech, debate, and oral interp events were held, the following nine students qualified for the National Forensic League National Tournament in Indianapolis this June: Keegan Latham Devin Guthrie Matthew Rindelaub Aaron Chou Brandon Satterwhite Justin Ying Sean Oliver N...

Spring fever

Kimberly Mei, Staff Writer

April 12, 2012

     They dance away at every varsity football game and pep rally, impossible to ignore in their red lipstick, sequined uniforms and infectious smiles. Music and grace fill the cafeteria during their morning practices. Once the sun goes down at 7:30 p.m. on April 12,13 and 14, the Planoettes will...

Senior Class President Candidate: Binna Kim

Danielle Deraleau, Staff Writer

April 9, 2012

Wildcat Tales: How would you describe yourself as a person? Binna Kim: I would say that I am definitely an optimist. It does end up biting me in the butt sometimes, but I feel like looking at the brighter side of things always helps me in the long run, in any situation. Wildcat Tales: What do you do in...

Senior Class President Candidate: Chris Picklesimer

Emma Barishman, Staff Writer

April 9, 2012

Wildcat Tales: What made you want to run for SCP? Chris Picklesimer: As cliché as this may sound, I simply want to make a difference. Plano is such a great town, and Plano is the best school in the best town, so I feel that I should do my part to help out. On the road that we’ve been going on I ...

FBLA members to go on to Nationals

Danielle Deraleau, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

     Some members of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) club will be going to nationals at San Antonio in July after preforming well at the state competition, which was held March 8-10 in Houston.      “Due to the fact that I have never been to nationals before, I do not know...

Forever on one plaque, but in hundreds of hearts

Forever on one plaque, but in hundreds of hearts

Kimberly Mei, Staff Writer

March 30, 2012

     A medium-sized, mahogany plaque rests atop a cart of laptops in a quiet corner of the room. Crisp gold words are carefully etched onto its glossy black face. It has yet to be hung on the wall immediately to its right, where it will join a neat array of other plaques and framed certificates....

Ralph Lauren Polos and Red Solos

Meaghan Pulliam, Layout Editor

March 29, 2012

     Contrary to popular belief there is much more than pearls, Polo and red solo cups that make up the structure of Greek life at the university level. As senior girls go off to college, many are contemplating or are extremely anxious to rush, or as it is formally called, “recruitment”. When...

One-act advances to districts

One-act advances to districts

Daniel Hinson, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2012

     The one-act “The Cripple of Inishmann” advanced to districts along with Flower Mound High School’s one-act on Saturday, March 24. The show will compete in district competition with Marcus High School and Plano West on Tuesday, April 3 to determine which play will advance to the region...

Planoettes take home National Champion title

Madison McDaniel, Online-Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2012

     Friday, March 23, director Meredith Walraven loaded up the buses with over 60 Planoettes to drive to Denton to perform at the Univeristy of North Texas in order to compete for the guilded title of National Champions. For the fourth year in a row, the Pride of Plano struck gold and did not disappoint....

War of the words

Kimberly Mei, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

Speech      Four speech students travelled to Amarillo to compete in the state tournament March 1-3. Seniors Brandon Satterwhite and Keegan Latham and juniors Julia Bauer and Devin Guthrie performed interpretation events such as original oratory, duet acting and dramatic interpretation, hoping...

HOSA Members Stitch Up Competition

Emma Barishman, Staff Writer

March 1, 2012

National competitions are in sight for members of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) chapter. This past weekend, students attended a competition to try to advance to the state and national levels. The competition this weekend encompassed many events. There were emergency preparedness...

Orchestra UIL

Kathleen Shaffer, Staff Writer

February 28, 2012

Buses will load students on Feb. 29 and March 1 to transport the full orchestra and philharmonic orchestra to Allen High School for the annual UIL competition. During UIL three judges will rate the groups based on three pieces they have prepared and their sight reading performance. Both orchestras...