• Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

    Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

    Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

    April 8, 2016

    Buy a ticket in the foyer and watch the Plano West Royales thrive on stage April 7-9. The Royales will be hosting their spring show in the auditorium. For many years, the Royales have kept the tradition of showcasing the dances they have learned throughout the year on stage. To help capture the audience's attention, the performances coordinate with that year’s theme Along with their theme, celebration, the seniors and juniors on the team hav... READ MORE »»

    Taking a break from practicing on stage for spring show, the Royales pose for a team photo.

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  • Straight Outta District

    Straight Outta District

    Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

    April 8, 2016

    After leaving blood, sweat and tears on the pitch, the boys varsity soccer team was recently awarded first place in the district due to their dominating performance during the regular season. The team hopes to bring that same momentum into the battle for what could be the school’s first boys soccer State win in history. “Win or go home,” senior team captain Jonathan Kang said. “It’s our last chance and we fell short of our goal last year.” This... READ MORE »»

    Gathering on the field, the boys soccer team celebrates their victory alongside their supportive parents.

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  • Feminist Club Unites

    Feminist Club Unites

    Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

    April 8, 2016

    The Third Wave of Feminism began in the 90s and focuses on issues that are commonly disregarded by the general public, such as reproductive rights and derogatory terms. It is a revival of the Second Wave of Feminism, which began in the 70s, and seeks to accomplish anything that was not achieved earlier. Senior Miranda O’Neill founded and is the president of the Feminism Club, or Fem Club for short, to bring together student feminists. “It is... READ MORE »»

    Sriya Reddy, Breck Sunlin and Skylar Corby in the feminist club gather to discuss methods of spreading unity and equality.

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  • Young Masters Finalists

    Young Masters Finalists

    Sana Hameed, Staff Writer

    February 23, 2016

    The Young Masters Competition, a highly competitive fine arts contest hosted by the O’Donnell Foundation in partnership with the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA), selected a total of 15 West students as finalists for the 2015-2016 year. Students who were taking or who had previously taken Advanced Placement (AP) Music Theory, AP Art History, or AP Art were eligible to submit entries of musical compositions, artwork, and essays. Winning artwork will be... READ MORE »»

    Jierui Fang was an art finalist with her art piece: Shadows on the Wall

Summer Olympics

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

With the 2016 Summer Olympics less than six months away, competitors in more than 25 different sports are hard at work to qualify for their event. Meanwhile host city Rio de Janeiro finds itself struggling to prepare for their arrival against obstacles including citizen protests, a lack of proper sewage systems and the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in South America. “Hosting...  Read More »

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Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

Buy a ticket in the foyer and watch the Plano West Royales thrive on stage April 7-9. The Royales will be hosting their spring show in the auditorium. For many years, the...  Read More »

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Students Bring Home Gold: Future Doctors Sweep at Area Competition

Fatima Bhaiwala, Staff Writer

This year in the HOSA Area competition, seven students advanced and will be competing for State in Galveston April 14-16. “HOSA State is a great platform to meet other people who share the same interest as I do,” junior Miloni Joshi said. “A common ground for everyone there is pursuing a career in the medicine field.” Sriya Reddy, Sana Khan, Miloni Joshi,...  Read More »

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Wolves Give Back

Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

MasterPeace is a non-profit organization established in 2010 with the purpose of building the idea of community, peace and eliminating armed conflict with the use of music, art, sports and dialogue. Seniors Hassan Seoudi, Paniz Farokhnia and Ria Sethi, have made it their mission to bring the charity to the local area. The MasterPeace organization Seoudi set up in Texas...  Read More »

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Advanced Fashion Takes Over New York City

Advanced Fashion Takes Over New York City

Sophia Gonzalez, Staff Writer

On Feb. 12-15, students from the Advanced Fashion Course are going to New York City to expand their knowledge on many elements of the fashion industry. While the trip includ...  Read More »

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Weitzman Group Brings West Plano Village

Weitzman Group Brings West Plano Village

Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

In the beginning of 2012, The Weitzman Group teamed up with Cencor Realty Services to create The Weitzman West Plano Village. This development is located on Parker and The No...  Read More »

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Sports

Coach Anthony Morgan

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Coach Anthony Morgan

Coach Anthony Morgan

Tiffany Su, Associate Editor

Boys Basketball Coach Anthony Morgan will be inducted into the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame under the Coach/Administrator category on May 4. The former...  Read More »

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Gathering on the field, the boys soccer team celebrates their victory alongside their supportive parents.

Straight Outta District

April 8, 2016

After leaving blood, sweat and tears on the pitch, the boys varsity soccer team was recently awarded first...  Read More »

Gathering on the green after a tournament, the gold team documents the middle of their spring season.

Tee-ing Off to a New Season

April 8, 2016

The 2015-2016 golf program has proven that their organization is capable of continually developing talented...  Read More »

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Best AP Exam Books

Sana Hameed, Staff Writer

With Advanced Placement (AP) exams steadily approaching in May, students struggle to cram content to score a perfect five. To ease the stress and anxiety that typically accompanies...  Read More »

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College Dorm Tips

April 5, 2016

Spring Fashion Frenzy

April 5, 2016

Get Inspiralized This Year

February 23, 2016

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A&E

Things to Do Around Dallas

Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

Cool Thursdays Concert Series When: March 24 - Oct 27, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Where: Dallas Arboretum Price: $27 for single person, group tickets $25 per person   Grab your friends and family to see live performances from various bands...  Read More »

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New Heros

April 6, 2016

102.1 Brings Edgefest to DFW

April 6, 2016

Bands You Will Not Hear On The Radio

April 6, 2016

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Features

Teacher Feature: Jonathan Cherry

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

What is an interesting fact about yourself? I do accents and languages for fun. I can communicate with various levels of ability in English, Latin, Spanish, ...  Read More »

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Students Embark on a Journey to Israel for Gap Year

April 8, 2016

As this school year comes to an end, many seniors are thinking about what their next move is after high school. For seniors Molly Cooke, Izzy Kreider and Matt Stein, the plan for next year involves them going out of the United States and embarking on...  Read More »

Government Club Educates About People And Politics

April 8, 2016

With the controversial antics of Donald Trump dominating the media, students shift their attention from schoolwork to the upcoming presidential elections. On Tuesday afternoons, the members of the government club, a group of individuals dedicated to developing...  Read More »

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