Wildcat Tales

Planoettes stun at Regional Dance Competition

Julie Reynolds, Online Editor-in-chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

The Planoettes participated in the Crowd Pleasers Regional Dance Competition last week and brought home many awards. Please congratulate the following students:   Solo semi finalists - Isabella Allen and Lily Ferkany Small ensemble winner Officers 1st runner up Team 1st runner up Officers and Team both placed ...

Coexist Day brings cultures together

Coexist Day brings cultures together

Lauren Girgis and Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief

February 8, 2018


Filed under News

    The Muslim Student Association (MSA) organized the second annual Coexist Day in order to bridge the gap between students of different cultures and religions on Feb. 1.     “Last year, my brother organized the first Hijab Day after Trump’s travel ban happened,” junior MSA leader Sa...

Counselor Grace Delgado aids students in crisis

Counselor Grace Delgado aids students in crisis

Kaydin Robertson, A&E Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

    Counselor Grace Delgado, one of the heroes on campus,  is always sure to be in her office, ready to listen to students and help them succeed both in and out of school, as she did for senior Nathan Rhodes, senior Veronica Rodriguez and junior Payton Sliepka.       “I dedicate myself to my students...

Teacher continues efforts to keep kids safe

Teacher continues efforts to keep kids safe

Kaydin Robertson, A&E Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

    Matt Cone, a social studies teacher, is a hero on campus who goes out of his way to ensure the safety of students on and off campus.      On the night of the homecoming dance, Cone handed out his phone number to students in hopes that if they got into an unsafe situation, they w...

PALs prove not all heroes wear capes

PALs prove not all heroes wear capes

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

    With the lack of heroes in today’s world, student organizations such as Caring Cats and PALs have been making a difference and working as heroes on campus.     Caring Cats is a club that works with the special education students on campus. They throw holiday parties, make mums and garters ...

Comic books increase in readership

Ethan Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

     Comic books have not been very prominent in this generation, but Marvel and DC Comics are starting to make a comeback among teenagers through the rebooting of superhero movies and parallels between today’s issues and issues in comic universes.      “Comic books are beginning to b...

Students train to be real world heroes

Students train to be real world heroes

Kelsey Reynolds, Feature Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under News

   Clinicals, Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC)  and psychology students have begun their training early to be real-world heroes.     “I always loved JROTC, but I knew I wanted to do more than just fight in war,” junior Chris Sweetnam said. “I wanted to help more pe...

Homecoming court nominees 2017

Homecoming court nominees 2017

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Plano Student Profiles, Profile

     The homecoming court of the 2017-2018 school year was made up of 11 students selected by their peers to represent them.   Austin Chambers- Homecoming King     “I was really surprised at first because I wasn’t expecting people to vote for me.”     Chambers is ...

Planoette dads host cookout before games

Caitlyn Moudy, Staff writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under News

  The Planoettes have been hosting a cookout with their dads to get people excited before  home games in the Clark stadium parking lot.        The cookout was created in 2010 to bring families together to get to know each other, especially the dads, as they are in charge of the event. T...

Stuco raises money for charity by painting parking spots

Stuco raises money for charity by painting parking spots

Abbey Cole, Staff writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under News

    Stuco sold parking spots to seniors to raise money for Operation Underground Railroad and to promote self expression and school spirit.     Senior class president Hana Lone came up with the idea to sell the spots.     “Lone sold the spots in the cafeteria during both lunches on the fourth ...

Positivity Club spreads good vibes

Positivity Club spreads good vibes

Lauren Girgis, Editor-in-chief

October 25, 2017


Filed under News

    The Plano Positivity Club (PPC), founded by senior Vinay Mehta, aims to promote kindness and positivity around campus.     “I came up with the club because of the number of people who struggled last year with depression and suicide,” Mehta said. “Someone very close to me suffered from ...

Students sport pink to benefit breast cancer

Students sport pink to benefit breast cancer

Kelsey Reynolds, Feature Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under News

   Plano Senior’s Pink Out game is dedicated to breast cancer awareness and for over five years they have been spreading awareness with pink pride.     From the athletic department wearing pink, to the majority of the student body, Plano has been showing their breast cancer awareness for...

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