Wildcat Tales

Panel offers students job interview pointers

Panel offers students job interview pointers

Jared A'Latorre, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

    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

    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

      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 ...

Chamber singers last concert

Chamber singers last concert

Jared A'Latorre, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

    The chamber singers sang for their final time for this school year on April 6 at the Christ United Methodist Church.     “Seeing the kids grow from where they first started, seeing them today, seeing that progression is my favorite memory,” Director Derrick Brookins said.     ...

Wildcat makes state theatre UIL competition

Wildcat makes state theatre UIL competition

Grace Tsichlis, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

    Senior Alexis Renfro is the only person from Plano to advance to state UIL Theatrical Design for her marketing design based on the musical Into the Woods.     “This is the first time I have entered the UIL competition, and I am grateful for the opportunity alone,” Renfro said.   ...

Plano Wildcats Stand Up and Say #NOMORE Domestic Violence

Sabrina LeBoeuf, Editor-in-chief

May 8, 2017

http://lonestargridiron.com/2017/05/plano-wildcats-stand-up-and-say-nomore-domestic-violence/

Wildcats become local government voters

Wildcats become local government voters

Arielle Raveney, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

    Elections for mayor, school board and city council members are coming up, and Wildcats are forming their own opinions about Plano’s future legislation.     “I originally heard about an Asian candidate running for mayor, Lily Bao, and was excited about Asian representation in Pla...

Largest blood drive anniversary

Largest blood drive anniversary

Abigail Thomas, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

    The 40th anniversary of the largest one day blood drive in the nation will be hosted by Carter BloodCare all day on May 19.     “In 2013, Plano’s juniors and seniors donated over 1,300 units of blood. I would love to see us break that record in this 40th anniversary year,” Stu...

Project Eve helps homeless women

Project Eve helps homeless women

Abigail Thomas, Photo Editor

April 6, 2017

Project Eve aims to help homeless women obtain necessary feminine hygiene products and will run from March to the end of April.     “The goal of Project Eve is to help homeless women who do not have access to the pads and tampons they so desperately need. We can help them by simply giving ...

HOSA sends 20 students to State competition

Lauren Girgis, A&E Editor

April 6, 2017

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) had 20 students qualify to attend the Texas HOSA State Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi on March 31. “All of us hope to pursue science and healthcare, so the information that we learn now for this competition will be helpful to us in the future,”...

Inaugural run unites PISD schools

Inaugural run unites PISD schools

Abby Zimmardi, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

The first Read and Run 5K, hosted by the National Honors Society (NHS) raised $2,305 to give back to PISD elementary schools on Saturday, March 18. “The whole point was to get the community to come together to support the elementary schools,” NHS Co-President, senior Daniel Wang said. Money raised...

SKI Plano’s annual fundraiser

SKI Plano’s annual fundraiser

Lauren Girgis, Staff Writer/A&E Editor

February 27, 2017

    The Plano ISD Education Foundation hosted the 21st annual Supporting Kids in Plano (SKI) gala and fundraiser on Jan. 28 to benefit the students and staff of PISD schools.     “All the money raised stays right here in Plano ISD to help support the students and teachers of our district...