Wildcat Tales

Dodgers blow it once again

Dodgers blow it once again

Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Dodgers have choked in October once again. Clayton Kershaw and company proved that they still can’t handle the playoffs by blowing the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals. This year marks the first time a team that won 106 games in the regular season lost...

Instagram hides likes from users

Instagram hides likes from users

Elizabeth Guerra

October 22, 2019

In some countries Instagram is testing a new format on a select group of people that hides the amount of likes on posts a user does not upload, however, this update is not good enough to impact the whole app. Instagram posted on their twitter that they want this new update to help users focus on the...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink project irresponsible

Elon Musk’s Neuralink project irresponsible

Samantha Jones, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Elon Musk’s new company, Neuralink, which includes sci-fi like technology embedded into a person’s brain to hopefully control everything, from learning a new language to telepathy, and while this seems incredible, the concerns of safety and privacy outweigh all of the potential benefits. During...

School traditions take a backseat

School traditions take a backseat

Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Some of the long-standing traditions in school, once popular and exciting to the student body, have recently seemed to be declining in interest. The campus has created different traditions throughout the years that have now become customary for the school, such as the annual blood drive run by Student...

World Series contenders emerge

World Series contenders emerge

Tyler Luker, Co-Editor and Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

     With the MLB season winding down, there seems to be only a couple teams left that really have a shot of coming away with a championship this season.      Teams like the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees are clearly head and shoulders above their competition, de...

Finding life changing opportunities

Finding life changing opportunities

Isis Kazadi

September 26, 2019

Traveling to Washington, D.C. for a youth advocacy program through the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, was the highlight of my summer and is prime opportunity for students looking for ways to make their resumes’ and college applications stand out. The ACLU is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization...

Apple closed some of their Dallas stores

Apple closed some of their Dallas stores

Avery Gregorash, A&E Editor

May 22, 2019

Plano and Frisco residents now must journey to Dallas just to go visit an Apple store due to stores closing in the Stonebriar and Willow Bend malls and relocating to the Dallas Galleria, making the process at the Apple store more complicated and difficult. In an act of consolidating Apple is opening...

Some fixes to help make Stay Day more fun

Some fixes to help make Stay Day more fun

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

    Duck Week is an ongoing tradition to recognize and bring awareness to the campus’ environment and the life that lives in it.      “Duck Week is a long lasting tradition that we aspire to keep going,” junior Kelsie Cameron, unity chairman said.      There is a variety...

Tiger manages Masters

Tiger manages Masters

Ethan Nguyen, Online editor-in-chief

May 22, 2019

After 11 years of drought, Tiger Woods, legendary golfer, kept his mental composure throughout four long rounds  to win the 83rd Masters tournament. His exhibition of athleticism, skill,  and physical excellence is only a small piece of the puzzle when it comes to the unpredictable game of golf. H...

Taking time for personal hygiene

Taking time for personal hygiene

Avery Gregorash, A&E Editor

April 1, 2019

The act of maintaining personal hygiene may feel like a given, but in the teenage years laziness may overshadow the maintaining of personal hygiene. According to Dettol, a cleaning products company, basic hygiene is essential not only for personal health, but also for everyday social interactions....

Financial healthiness is liberating

Financial healthiness is liberating

Ethan Nguyen, Online editor-in-chief

April 1, 2019

Budgeting is a complicated concept that causes people to think that they need to restrict themselves from spending money, but planning a budget should be liberating. Present-day teenagers should learn how to allocate costs as they have a myriad of expenses ahead of them. College is like a money vacuum...

Health apps can help build habits

Health apps can help build habits

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

There are a multitude of applications on the market that make keeping tabs on basic physical and mental health needs easier in a more health-conscious world Certain apps help keep up with a person’s physical health, may it be to track how much water a person has drunk or how many calories someone...