Wildcat Tales

Hurricane Irene Affects Students at PSHS

Dani Sureck, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

     Hurricane Irene hit the East Coast late on Aug. 20, 2011. Causing seven states to affirm emergencies and taking the lives of at least eight individuals, Hurricane Irene has affected more than just those seven states. Although Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a tropical storm, the damage hit...

Students Remember 9/11

Michael Nicholson, Staff Writer

September 10, 2011

Senior Megan Carroll- “I remember 9/11 as being a very scary day because even though I was only seven, I knew exactly what was going on and that my dad was on a plane that day. My mom pulled me out of school and just waited for my dad’s call to make sure he was okay. His flight ended up landing in ...

How Will You Commemorate 9/11?

September 7, 2011

     As the tenth anniversary of September 11th approaches, everyone has something to remember. Whether it is a vague memory of the panic that took over the nation as the twin towers fell, or the reactions from the political leaders at the time, we have all been impacted by this tragic event that...

Drill Team’s Biggest Helpers: The New Faces of Maroon Guard

Jessica Yee, Staff Writer

May 31, 2011

     They are the ones that will stand on the field when drill team performs. They are the ones that will work with drill team each practice and football game. They are the Maroon Guard.      “I'm really looking forward to get on the field with the Planoettes during football games,” junior...

Second Period Choir Records Song

Diva Gulati, Staff Writer

May 24, 2011

After recording a song, the second period choir class is waiting to see if it will be able to publish it. The song, "Two Gazed in to A Pool" with the poem by Christina Rossetti, was written by choir director Douglas Council's father. “My father was a high school choir director for about 20 years,”...

Students react to Osama bin Laden’s Death

Daniel Hinson, Staff Writer

May 12, 2011

During President Obama’s address to the nation on May 8, 2011, he told the nation that “Justice has been done” and Osama bin Laden had been killed during a top secret operation earlier that day. All across the nation, near Ground Zero and the White House, Americans were celebrating “For me...

Construction Photos

May 12, 2011

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The Art of Argu-Ying

Meital Boim, Staff Writer

May 10, 2011

      Junior Justin Ying likes to lose.      “I really enjoy the competition because I like the thrill of competing against opponents,” Ying said. “I also like the feel of winning. And, believe it or not, I’ve grown to like the feeling of losing, as well, because you learn a lot more...

Shayan Mohanty

Eilie Strecker, Staff Writer

May 10, 2011

     Two years ago, junior Shayan Mohanty came up with a science fair idea that was so detailed and complex that he is still working on it today. It all started with a simple problem he came across while on vacation.      “A few years ago my family and I were in the Netherlands, and we took...

End of the Year English Projects

Dayna Gettel, Staff Writer

May 10, 2011

     Whether a junior or senior, there is no doubt that the end of the year is creeping up quickly and with the end comes projects. Although several other classes also have end of the year projects, English is the only subject with projects in every level and grade. For example, Advanced Placement...

Keep Plano Beautiful

Maelyn Schramm, Staff Writer

May 9, 2011

     It seems within the past few years, the “Going Green” trend has become more popular each year. Coincidentally, how students perform correlates with the students’ learning environment. The school campus affects their grades and attitude toward learning as a whole.       “I feel...

Summer School is a Must

Clarissa Reeves, Staff Writer

May 9, 2011

Juniors and seniors approach their graduation date everyday but some students don’t make it without a little extra help outside of school. Students who fail a class, that they need to raise their GPA or want to get a couple classes out of the way in order to graduate in the Spring of 2011 or 2012 can...