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Math Club places fourth internationally in online competition

Math Club places fourth internationally in online competition

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

May 13, 2020

The Math Club placed fourth in an international online math competition on May 4. Despite online schooling, the club continues to meet digitally and participates in online competitions to continue refining their skills and stay connected with each other. Prior to the school closing, senior and pres...

Coronavirus: pandemic or political tool

Coronavirus: pandemic or political tool

by Elena Hamlin, Video Editor

April 17, 2020

As COVID-19 entered the United States, it largely entered the world of politics as well. Politicians’ responses to the virus imitated their political views and were analyzed and judged by the public in the midst of an election year. Partisan politics handled and spoke on the virus drastically differ...

Grace over grades

Grace over grades

by Makayla Herron, Copy and Online Editor

April 10, 2020

After announcing that schools would remain closed through May 1, Superintendent Sara Bonser gave further details regarding Phase III of the district’s remote learning plan following a video conference board meeting April 7.  While the first two phases offered a slow transition from traditional ...

Two students place in art contest honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Prideful Pair: Plano ISD students view artwork at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Event  Thursday, Jan. 23. The event celebrated the school district's diversity by honoring students' creative talents.

by Makayla Herron, Copy and Online Editor

January 23, 2020

Plano ISD’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute art contest took place Thursday, Jan. 23 and displayed juniors Omar Uzun and Tristan Talkington’s artworks at Williams High School from 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. The contest is designed to illustrate students’ talent as well as diversity in Plano, with thi...

Citizens demand climate justice

Signs and Skyline

by Joelle Tindal, Reporter

September 27, 2019

As part of a global climate strike on Sept. 20, roughly 500 protestors gathered on the Continental Avenue Bridge in Dallas between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Several speakers, including representatives from organizations such as Veterans for Peace and the Environmental Justice Committee, rallied the crowd be...

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...

Fishy Emails

Fishy Emails

by Aysia Lane, Reporter

May 16, 2019

Students and faculty have received numerous phishing emails, prompting them to give away their login information from an unknown source. Phishing emails are a type of social engineering attack used to steal data such as credit card information and login credentials, they are sent from hackers posing as...

Sandy Lake: One Last Ride

Sandy Lake: One Last Ride

by Luke Miller, Reporter

November 22, 2018

Sandy Lake, an amusement park known locally as a place to picnic, go on rides and listen to live music, has closed its doors. The Rush family, who kept the place running for over 48 years, sold the Carrollton property on Oct. 18, reminding fine arts students of their fond memories while performing in th...

ID Badges Implemented in New Wave of Security Measures

ID Badges Implemented in New Wave of Security Measures

by Abby Blasingame, Editor-in-Chief

August 31, 2018

All students and staff are required to wear an ID badge, clearly visible on a lanyard, while on campus and using school transportation as of Thursday, Aug. 30. The badges are the first step in a number of new additions aimed at improving security in all Plano ISD senior high schools, including electro...

Rain or Shine

Junior Priscilla Tran enjoying boba tea and friends.

by Briana Lao, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

May 6, 2018

Walk Out for Change

Senior Jacob Browning hugs a friend at the walk out for the Columbine High School Shooting.

by Saifiyah Zaki, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

  Students participating in the National School Walkout on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting began gathering around the pond at 10 a.m. today. Students observed a 10-minute moment of silence to pay respects to shooting victims in the 25-minute- long protest. “I j...

New Calendar Produces Changes, Balances Semesters

The schedule for the Plano ISD 2018-19 school year.

by Abby Blasingame, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

The calendar for the Plano Independent School District 2018-19 school year introduces a number of changes to the current schedule, most notably earlier start and release dates, Aug. 13 and May 31 respectively, which will balance the two semesters. “The fact that the semesters are more balanced is reall...