The News Source of Plano East Senior High School

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The News Source of Plano East Senior High School

Panther Prints

The News Source of Plano East Senior High School

Panther Prints

Senior Shriya Bhat points at finding big ideas sign at the International Science and Engineering fair in Dallas on May 18.

Conquering Goals: Class of 2023 Valedictorian Heads to Harvard

by Sumayya Ali, Reporter Jun 3, 2023

An application packed with four years of academic programs, scientific research and various other accomplishments light up the screen as senior Shriya Bhat prepares to add in her newest achievement: the...

Senior Victoria Jackson-Sears hits the ball during a softball game.

Committed: Life Of Student Athletes

by Michelle Mendez, Reporter May 1, 2023

On average, a high school athlete has roughly a 2% chance of playing their sport at the Division-I (D1) level. Overall, a little over 7% of high school athletes go on to play a varsity sport in college,...

Sound Intervention performs In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry during after school rehearsals on April 25.

Performing with Pizzazz: Show Choir Presents “That ‘70s Show”

by Kayla Vu, Co-Editor in Chief Apr 27, 2023

In the pitch-black auditorium, a group of individuals stand scattered across the stage when suddenly a voice cuts through the silence, singing with an effortlessly vibrant sound. After the note finished,...

Players on the Boys Volleyball team huddle during a game in Rockwell on Feb. 16

New Club Closes Gender Gap in Volleyball

by Varsha Jhanak, Social Media Editor Mar 24, 2023

This year, a new club emerged allowing boys to participate in volleyball games. Male students can now participate in and compete in volleyball competitions thanks to the establishment of the Plano East...

Glimpse Behind Stay Day

Glimpse Behind Stay Day

by Varsha Jhanak, Social Media Editor Nov 18, 2022

To wait in line for their meals, students line up in front of the food trucks. Students sitting at tables along the walkway leading to the school eat their lunches. The skies may be gray, but the students...

Masks sculpted and painted in-house for Dark Hours Halloween show.

Dark Hour: From Haunts to Heroes

by Aveesa Bhayani, Reporter Nov 1, 2022

The wolf-man stands in a dark corner of the Dark Hour Haunted House. Amidst the silence, he can hear the trigger of the animatronic in the next room. As he prepares for his haunt, he visualizes his prey;...

Progression of SOAR

Progression of SOAR

by Sumayya Ali, Reporter Oct 18, 2022

Muffled voices piling together and brightly lit laptop screens, one of these voices belongs to junior Kyarah Vargas as she converses with her fellow SOAR representatives and officers via Discord. Tiny...

Children watch a hot air balloon set in the distance at the Plano Balloon Festival on Sep. 24

Lifting Spirits with Plano Balloon Festival

by Kayla Vu, Co-Editor in Chief Sep 29, 2022

As the sun set over Oak Point Park, dozens of hot air balloons came to life for the night launch of the Plano Balloon Festival. While junior Isha Kurlekar and her fellow Key Club members rushed to check...

Cheerleaders amplify energy at annual red out game on Sep. 23

Remembering Zachary

by Aveesa Bhayani, Reporter Sep 22, 2022

Zachary Schrah’s heart beats rapidly as he runs to practice on the football field. After his heart suddenly stopped, Schrah passed away from sudden cardiac arrest on April 2, 2009. A student at Clark...

Thirst for Knowledge: 2021-22 Graduating Class Valedictorian Named

by Claire Tweedie, Editor in Chief May 23, 2022

After months of sitting in front of his computer screen, Ishaan Javali’s junior year acclimated him to a new era of virtual learning, culminating in this congratulatory moment. The transcript that lays...

Senior Reflections

by Abigail Cardenas May 5, 2022

As the school year approaches its ending and seniors begin to finalize their high school careers, they reflect on the past four years. With deep consideration for their accomplishments, setbacks and biggest...

Collaboration in National Speech and Debate Tournament Preparation

by Jackelyn Theiur Apr 26, 2022

As senior Jay Namdhari gets out of bed to prepare for the second speech and debate tournament of the week, he packs his bag and heads to school just in time to get on the bus. Sitting with his team, he...

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