Wildcat Tales

Homecoming senior king and queen candidates are: first row, Caleb Yu, Bryce McDaniel, Kyron
Cumby, Sam Dlott, Rico Saldivar. Second row: Aiondra Vegara, Izzy Torres, Caroline Cloud,
Kendall Guillory, Phoebe Hamilton. Inset photo: Junior prince and princess Abby Christian and
Evan Lemon.

Homecoming preparations in motion

Katie Gallaway, News Editor November 5, 2018

Nominations, dress up days, dance theme revealed Homecoming is quickly approaching, and Stuco is already working hard to plan the event, including the football game on Nov. 9 and the dance on Nov. 10. The...

New associate principal for curriculum, Coryn Prince, looks over the day’s work in her new
office. She comes to us from Jasper High School. (photo by Katie Gallaway)

Changes in faculty, administration

Positions filled by old, new and even a returning Wildcat
Katie Gallaway, News Editor September 26, 2018

There are several new administrators, as well as a few staff with position changes, who are ready to help the student body throughout the school year. Robert Shepard, one of the speech and debate coaches,...

Speech goes to nationals

Katie Gallaway, News Editor September 26, 2018

Eight students from the speech and debate team, lead by speech coach and alumni Stef Cambra, won big at the national tournament in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. this summer. “These days are emotionally, physically...

Senior drum major Kyla Radke leads the school band through the Twilight concert.
(Photo by Carolyn Diaz)

Twilight Concert wows

Three bands come together for show
Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer September 26, 2018

Marching band’s 15th annual Twilight concert kicked off in the gym this year on Aug. 28, bringing the Clark, Vines and Plano band departments together for collaborative performances. “It’s really...

The new student ID policy is in full swing without too much of a protest. Senior Sam
Dlott has his lanyard decked out in Wildcat flair. (photo by Abrianna Bohn)

New ID policy brings mixed feelings

Plano ISD administrators implement new safety changes at high schools
Abrianna Bohn, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2018

Administrators have implemented a new ID policy, which in now in effect with the intention of creating a safe learning environment for everyone on campus, where all students and staff will be required...

Senior Allison McCoin, holding her sign at the
walkout. (photo by Belle Maucieri)

Student organizers spread message of non-violence following Parkland shooting

Lauren Girgris, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2018

    A walkout to protest gun violence was organized by juniors Payton Sliepka and Megha Manne and held on April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine Shooting, drawing about 100 students out to the...

Seniors Max Kuenzer and Marlei Dismuke
portray Jekyll and Emma. (photo by Belle Maucieri)

Theatre to Perform at DSM

Carley Conrado, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2018

    The theatre department will be performing “FAÇADE” from Jekyll & Hyde at the Dallas Summer Musical being held at Fair Park on May 17.     “I was incredibly proud that our students’...

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...

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...

Senior Vince Buccini helps with DECA cookie fundraiser that helps pay for state. He was one of the 22 who put in time and effort to make it 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...

Seniors on signing day (top left to right) Dante Nicholson, Kaleb Macaway, Kentavious Bradley, Akanimoh Inyang, Timothy Langford, Dylan Peyton, Jarred Defrain, (bottom left to right) Megan Daleo, Allison Chang, and Maddie Weimer.

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...

Henry Canfield discusses his role in providing options to students with junior Camron
Betler and other students at the Career Fair.

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...

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