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The News Source of Plano East Senior High School

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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...

Lion dancers battling a snake during their performance on Jan. 27. The snake is a popular choice to play as an obstacle in blocking good fortune. The routine, also known as Snake Cheng, consists of the lions acting out combat-like movements until the enemy is dead.

Driving Diversity with Lion Dance Club

by Kayla Vu Feb 10, 2022

As the loud sounds of cymbals crashing, drums beating and gongs ringing excite the gym, the dancers under colorful sequin costumes begin to move, bringing the lion to life. With the tradition rooted in...

Senior captains Kendall Pinkerton, Gio Linscheer and Megan Lam lead the team cheer during the FISD TISCA Dual Meet Champs on Nov. 12.

Swim Captains Keeping Unity

by Kayla Vu, Reporter Dec 13, 2021

Amidst the sounds of splashing water and chatter, a group of voices cut through and drown out the noise. Senior captains Kendall Pinkerton, Gio Linscheer and Megan Lam shout out the first cheers of pride...

Building Connections Through Written Words

by Samantha Heath, Copy Editor Dec 7, 2021

As the scribbling of pencils and pens upon an array of stationery is heard from down the fine arts building hallway, junior Celeste Lee stands in front of the laughter-filled classroom with her co-president...

The final five in one of the last rounds compete for the title of Musical Chair winner.

Musical Chairs: Uniting Student Body Through Game

by Sydnie Grayson, Reporter Nov 16, 2021

As students walk into a room of peers, full of excitement, to begin the epic game of musical chairs, they quickly learn they have to expect the unexpected. A typical game of musical chairs is played with...

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