Wildcat Tales

Stuco prepares for Stay Day Oct. 27

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

    Stay Day, an event created and organized by Student Council, is an exciting and unique opportunity for students to enjoy a variety of food sold by vendors by the pond on Oct. 27.       “Most people you don't even know exist come together for one day, and it's a lot of fun to see peo...

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

Nine Musicians qualify for elite program in All-Region Jazz band

Regan Munstedt, Opinion editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Music, News, Top Stories

    Jazz All Region, where the best musicians were selected to perform in elite ensembles, took place on Sept. 20 at Plano West High School.     “Jazz All Region is obviously a different style and we have an improv solo,” senior jazz band member Anila Krasniqi said.     The...

College Night takes over campus

Caitlyn Moudy, Staff writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

    Around 200 universities set up booths in the cafeteria and gym to show potential students what they have to offer on Sept. 11th.       “There are a wide range of colleges here, that some of the students weren’t aware of previously,” Principal Sarah Watkins said. “Each of th...

Study stations installed in A, B buildings

Study stations installed in A, B buildings

Bella Savarese, Staff writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

   Wildcats received a gift over the summer,study stations, more commonly known as charging stations, around A and B building.     “We had about 3,000 lockers and we probably didn't have 200 of them being used. It was really unused space,so we said how do we better use this,” Assistant pr...

Students begin voting

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

    Students 18 years of age have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote by filling out a voter registration card located in sub school, the fishbowl or their government class before Oct. 10 just in time for the Nov. 7 election.     “Voting is the most powerful tool you have in affecti...

Band enters drumline contest

Band enters drumline contest

Regan Munstedt, Opinion editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

    The Plano Drumline performed their show “Dooors” at the Plano Drumline Contest on Sept. 23 at Clark Stadium.     “Our show is based on an app called Dooors; it’s kind of like a virtual escape room on your phone,” senior Drumline member Sean Kemp said.     Drumline...

Hurricane Harvey relief begins at home

Hurricane Harvey relief begins at home

Abbey Cole, Staff writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

    Hurricane Harvey swept through Gulf of Mexico leaving up to 30,000 people seeking refuge in shelters, setting a spark for the students and teachers of Plano to unite under one goal to collect supplies for the city of Houston.      “As a resident of Dallas, I was made aware of the i...

Seniors, this is how you checkout

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under News, School Events

    This year, graduation will take place at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco on June 10 at 2 p.m. To make sure all goes smoothly before then, this is what seniors need to do.   Pick up a senior checkout form in subschool between May 26-30. There is a mandatory graduation rehearsal f...

New club empowers women

New club empowers women

Briana Lawson, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

    Women Inspiring Strength and Empowerment (W.I.S.E) is a new club where women can talk about body shaming, rape and other subjects that people tend to shy away from.     “This club is not a ranting club,” junior Victoria Harris, the creator of the club, said. “We will not talk ba...

Panel offers students job interview pointers

Panel offers students job interview pointers

Jared A'Latorre, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

    A panel hosted by Neal White for tips and tricks for interviewing featured four guests from various businesses in the lecture hall on April 20.      “Interviewing is a critical skill that is extremely advantageous to students if it is mastered,” White said. “If students excel at ...

Auto classes crank out car show

Auto classes crank out car show

Abby Zimmardi, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

    A car show is being hosted by the Automotive Technology and Collision Repair classes and will feature a variety of vehicles on May 20.     “It is going to be a custom, classic car show, truck show, with motorcycles, military vehicles, pretty much anything road driven will be displayed ...

Duck week tradition carried on by Pals, Stuco

Duck week tradition carried on by Pals, Stuco

Lauren Girgis, A&E Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under News

      Duck Week, a week of commemoration and celebration of the ducks on campus, was organized by Stuco and PALS for the week of April 18-21.         “I think we should honor our ducks because they’re a part of our school,” senior Stuco member Gabbie Beaver said. “Honoring ...

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