Wildcat Tales

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...

Pros of having a job

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Many teenagers feel the need to get jobs in order to prepare for college while they are still in high school. Having a job in high school can prepare teenagers for the adult responsibilities that they will have after they go off to college. When the topic of college is brought up, a common concern...

Motion picture awards praise inclusivity

Motion picture awards praise inclusivity

Ethan Nguyen, Online editor-in-chief

February 22, 2019

Inclusivity was a major theme in this year’s motion picture awards as stated by comedian Andy Samberg, a host of the Golden Globes, praised the diversity of the films that were nominated. Samberg singled out films such as Crazy Rich Asians and Black Panther. Samberg also said that these films are h...

SAT v ACT: Which one helps or hurts test takers

SAT v ACT: Which one helps or hurts test takers

Lochan Mourty, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Many colleges and universities require either the SAT or the ACT test scores, but it is important for students to know which test is the right one for them to take. Both of the exams are structured a bit differently, meaning that depending on what areas people are strongest in, one test might possibly...

Learning languages are glossed over at early ages

Learning languages are glossed over at early ages

Amelia Bautz, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

    Elementary schools should provide foreign language classes for their students, due to it being easier for younger children to learn a second language compared to older students.     High school students have a list of credits that are required in order to graduate, one of those requ...

Safety hazards on sidewalks for pedestrians

Safety hazards on sidewalks for pedestrians

Katie Gallaway, News Editor

November 26, 2018

    Students might imagine that a sidewalk is the safest place to be when walking next to a road, and that isn’t wrong; however, it is also more dangerous than many people realize.      On Nov. 1, two adults and five children were hit by a speeding car in Tampa, Fla. as they waited for ...