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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...

Dressing Out Becomes Dressing Down

Junior and soccer player Dylan Mandala holds a soccer ball and shows off his earing on April 23.

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

April 30, 2019

The male athletics dress code faced significant changes for the first time since Tom Gray, John Clark and Tom Kimbrough who played a key role as the forerunners of the athletics program in Plano high schools. The most notable changes include a lift on the ban of earrings, facial hair and long hair on bo...

Modeling World in Model United Nations

Sophomore Nayel Nasifa, sophomore Arman Ahmed and senior Lamisa Ali discuss fake news as the Facebook Board of Directors on Feb. 21.

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

Senior and JV bowler Kennedy Williams launches a ball down the lane at Plano Super Bowl during the Panther Bowlers CARE project on Feb. 18.

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...

PA System Installed

A classroom speaker on the ceiling that will communicate emergency messages to students and staff.

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

January 25, 2019

Senior high schools in the district completed installing a Public Announcement (PA) system over winter break in order to improve the campuses security. This system is part of a district-wide effort to increase the safety for both students and staff alike, especially in emergency situations. The P...

Black, Gold Going Green

Black, Gold Going Green

by Aysia Lane, Reporter

December 12, 2018

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns the world that the year 2030 will yield catastrophic impacts of global warming. If the Earth surpasses 1.5 degrees Celsius global warming, the planet is at risk for rising sea levels due to melting glaciers and ice caps, wildfires, food sho...

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...

Veterans Day 2018

Elaine Bottone and LTC Bernard Aikens talk to each other after the presentations on Nov. 7. Elaine Bottone served in the Korean War.

by Jonathan Savage, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Metal Detectors Mark Second Wave of District Security Measures

Metal Detectors Mark Second Wave of District Security Measures

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

November 14, 2018

Security team members and administrators will be conducting random metal detector searches in the coming weeks in response to requests from parents and community members for improved security measures. “[Teachers] are going comply, because it is a requirement of our jobs.” American studies teache...

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...

Animals in Danger

The last male white northern rhinoceros Sudan.

by Mahi Patel, Staff Writer

May 26, 2018

 Species are dying out at an alarming rate. Nearly 20,000 species of plants and animals are at the edge of extinction. While mass extinctions in the past have been caused by natural events and climate shifts, the cause of the current crisis is almost entirely humans. Habitat loss due to the creation of new inf...

Rain or Shine

Junior Priscilla Tran enjoying boba tea and friends.

by Briana Lao, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

May 6, 2018