Wildcat Tales

Summer Must Haves

Paul Burnham and Paul Burnham

May 6, 2011

 With summer just around the corner, it’s about time we posted our list of the hottest products for you this summer.      The perfect tanning oil is often hard to come across. With all bottles looking nearly identical, it’s tough to make a decision based on what the label tells you. Take...

Top of the Class: An Interview with the Class of 2011 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Daniel Hinson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2011

I recently sat down with the Class of 2011’s (presumed) valedictorian and salutatorian and talked with them. From my interview I could tell both Bhasi Nair and Jessica Chao are very humble and down to earth people. Both of them are hard workers and it seems that they take time out to enjoy life. W...

College of the Week: Midwestern State University

February 7, 2011

Midwestern State University Website: mwsu.edu Location: Wichita Falls, TX – Suburban setting Distance from Plano: 140 miles from Plano and two and a half hours First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 716 Total undergrads: 5,607 In-state tuition: $6,720 Majors: 50+ Sports: NCAA Divisi...

Comparison Shopping

Whitney Fein, Staff Writer

January 20, 2011

     As the New Year rolls around, new clothes and styles are popping up everywhere. From boy’s jackets and flannel shirts, to scarves in every pattern and color you can think of, high-fashion clothing items are becoming easier and easier to find, at more affordable prices. You can get these...

Proof by Dance

Zenia Leung and Anna McCready, Staff Writers

October 28, 2009

She stood in formation with the other girls ready to give it her all. Her palms were sweating and her heart was racing. She wondered what could possibly happen.  In five minutes, she was to perform the dance routine for the senior Planoettes, and they would judge her. The best dancers would be rewarded...

Festivus for the Rest of Us

October 5, 2009

Enrich the Saturday of October 10 with the colorful Parade of Nations at Haggard Pavilion Park from 11-5 p.m. Cherish and live up the multicultural experience of the Plano International Festival as you watch the cultural performances, feast on ethnic cuisines, and enjoy the cultural displays.      “It...

Wildcats, Painted and Proud

Kristin Weisell, Aleah Pushaw, & Anna Vicars, Staff Writers

September 16, 2009

Friday night. Absolute mayhem. Friends are calling, fans are yelling, and the Wildcats score another touchdown. Friday night football is where it’s at, but the shouts of the supporters are barely heard over the roars found among the rows of one section: the area of the Superfans, Mamacitas, and Papa...

Good Books to Get Ahead With

Ashton Ruiz, Staff Writer

September 16, 2009

Although the green list of eight book choices may seem daunting to sort through, seniors and teachers alike have found their favorites amongst the AP English 4 summer reading. With such a variety of contemporary literature to choose from, two of the books were particularly well received: Going After Cac...

“We Ask Forgiveness Not Permission”

Chelsea Stanford and Stephanie Smith, Staff Writers

September 16, 2009

Through rain, wind, and smoldering Texas heat; through blood, sweat, and blisters the Maroon Guard and White Guard have worked diligently, through it all. Whether it is running the heavy, maroon flags down the field, proudly spelling out PLANO each time a touchdown is scored, or dedicating themselves...

The Failed Clafouti

Julia Allen, Photo Editor

September 16, 2009

My mission for this story was to make a French dessert from a Julia Child’s cookbook, my new love and inspiration when it comes to cooking. I selected an affordable and simple recipe that, for what the picture showed, to be an incredible Cherry Clafouti. (Prounounced kla-foo-TEE.) I say affordable...