Wildcat Tales

Planoettes become National Champions

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-chief

March 29, 2018

Planoettes received the Super Team National Champion Title and 6th place out of 120 teams, please congratulate the following ladies: Soloists – 5th runner-up Amy Driscoll 3rd runner-up Jami Friedman 2nd runner-up Abbey Barnett   National Miss High Kick Company Marissa Chotiner Camille Lindholm   ...

MTNA Competition finalist, Jason Lin

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-chief

March 27, 2018

Jason Lin placed in 2nd at the MTNA Competition as well as an award for the best Chopin performance. His goal is to one day compete at the Van Cliburn competition in Fort Worth, please congratulate Jason on his accomplishments!

DECA goes to state

DECA goes to state

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018

Plano had 22 students compete in the state DECA competition in downtown Dallas from Feb. 20-22. “DECA is an international marketing organization that prepares ambitious students to enter the business world,” club sponsor Samantha Spears said. At the state contest, there are competitive events based...

National Signing Day celebrates athletes

National Signing Day celebrates athletes

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

March 8, 2018

On National Signing Day, Feb. 7, 11 senior athletes committed to playing sports at a collegiate level. Students with hopes of signing are in constant contact with colleges throughout high school, trying to find the coach and team that fits them the best. By committing to a college, the student is accepted...

For uncertain seniors, juniors, Henry Canfield provides valuable aid

For uncertain seniors, juniors, Henry Canfield provides valuable aid

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2018

    Henry Canfield is a Career and College Counselor on campus who aims to help students figure out what the next steps in their lives are.     “I’m here to be another resource to the counseling department to help them wherever I can,” Canfield said.     Canfield travels b...

NHS gets ready for 5k color run

NHS gets ready for 5k color run

Abbey Cole, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

National Honor Society (NHS) is hosting the second annual 5K color run on March 3 with Plano East and Plano West to donate to the Plano ISD Core Store, which provides school supplies to teachers. Even though the color run is a fun event, NHS is determined about collecting money for their teachers in...

Finals exemptions, Nine absences per class now allowed due to extreme flu season

Finals exemptions, Nine absences per class now allowed due to extreme flu season

Lauren Girgis, Editor-in-chief

March 8, 2018

   The number of allotted absences for finals exemption that was changed by the school board, largely due to the flu epidemic, has been met with delight from previously concerned students.     “The flu epidemic was the main reason for the extension,” Assistant Principal Bryan Spiritus said...

Parkland sparks safety concerns

Parkland sparks safety concerns

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief

February 28, 2018

Plano ISD reminds campuses of the safety measures that are in place and are practiced year round, in light of one of the deadliest school shootings in US history, which took place in Parkland, Fla. “Our work in maintaining safe campuses is ongoing throughout the year, not only when tragedies are in...

Students showcase unique abilities for Plano’s Got Talent

Carley Conrado, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

   National Honor Society (NHS) is preparing for the 10th annual talent show on March 2, Plano’s Got Talent, with senior president Caitlin Zhu making sure to keep up with the prominent reputation that the show is known for.     “We are not planning on changing much about the show from pa...

Super Blue Blood Moon dawns on Plano

Super Blue Blood Moon dawns on Plano

Abrianna Bohn, Photo Editor

February 15, 2018

The Super Blue Blood Moon is a astronomical phenomenon that will be visible on Jan. 31 throughout most of the Midwestern and Western states for the first time in 150 years, Space.com said. The event is the combination of three much more common occurrences: the lunar eclipse, the blue moon and the...

Pen Pals exchange letters elementary kids

Pen Pals exchange letters elementary kids

Kaydin Robertson, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018

      Kaylee Willman, a senior, and the president of the Pen Pal Program, has significantly grown her club in hopes of reviving the skill of letter writing, providing opportunities for mentorship and improvements in writing abilities.       “I decided on a pen pal club because elementary s...

Mr. Plano begins production prep

Mr. Plano begins production prep

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2018

    Plano’s annual male beauty contest, Mr. Plano, where 12 young men representing various organizations put on a show to fundraise for charity, will take place on Feb. 24.         “Each guy performs in an opening dance number, fashion, a question portion and the talent portion,” p...