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Artist’s adieu

Artist’s adieu

by Saifiyah Zaki, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

After seven years of teaching at the school, AP drawing and IB visual arts teacher Andrea Weide spent her last day on campus Tuesday, Oct. 1 before moving to Seattle, Wash. for her husband’s job.  “I’m going to miss the community here [and] the relationships I have with my students,” W...

Bigger than football

Bigger than football

by Jad Baajour, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Following his cardiac arrest that occurred on Aug. 16, Assistant Football Coach Tom Rapp returned to both teaching and coaching on Aug. 20 while continuing his recovery process. Rapp is entering his 44th year of teaching economics and coaching football as they have both become a major part of his lif...

Alexander in action

Alexander in action

by Gracie Warhurst, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2019

As the new school year commences, bringing 37 new teachers with it, Kristy Alexander has taken on new responsibilities as an American Studies and Senate teacher, as well as one of four teacher mentors.  Three of the four American Studies, or AmStud, teachers from the 2018-2019 school year accepted n...

Choosing Globalism

Choosing Globalism

by Saifiyah Zaki and Abby Blasingame

May 22, 2019

A ceiling decked with flags from all around the world, hallways lined with phrases in Mandarin and Spanish, and walls promoting worldly connections greet visitors as they walk into Huffman Elementary. This spirit of internationalism comes from the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) e...

Top Class

Top Class

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

May 22, 2019

One might think in order to be valedictorian they must sacrifice every aspect of their life and constantly have their nose in a book. However, valedictorian of the senior class of 2019, Alex Lin, exemplifies that this is not always the case. With a staggering GPA of 4.71 and acceptances to three Ivy Le...

Real World Applicants

Real World Applicants

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

May 1, 2019

Incoming juniors and seniors gathered at the Plano Event Center on April 26 for the Plano Mayor's Summer Internship Program Job Fair, ready to interview with various companies to land one of 120 spots as an intern for eight weeks in the summer. “[The internship program] gives a good opportunity to learn or...

Lewis’ Library

Lewis’ Library

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

April 23, 2019

The school library isn’t the stereotypical silent, sterile library. It’s a place where students gather not only to read, study and work, but also feel comfortable to socialize, relax, and let loose with their friends. Going into the library at lunch, you hear just as much friendly conversation a...

Modeling World in Model United Nations

Modeling World in Model United Nations

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

March 9, 2019

The intensity in the room reaches a peak as the ambassadors of China make the final decision about whether to declare war on India. The ambassadors of India shake in their seats trying to come up with a threat, a deal, anything to stop the potentially catastrophic events that could destroy their countr...

Sparing is Caring

Sparing is Caring

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

The bowling team concluded their project, Panther Bowlers CARE, at the Plano Super Bowl on Feb. 18, spending a morning bowling with children from City House, a shelter and residential service. CARE stands for Connecting with local organizations, Acknowledging challenges in the community, and Represe...

Shooting for All-American Stars

Shooting for All-American Stars

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

January 22, 2019

All-American Bowl Experience The sun shines brightly, blocked only by the figure standing at 6’2”, stepping out onto the football field. Adrenaline courses through his veins. His heart pounds in his ears. His 202 pounds of muscle can’t compare to the weight of expectations on his shoulders. The fi...

23 Questions with Avery Moore

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

January 17, 2019