The School Newspaper of Plano West High School
  • JCP Sweeps SCP Title

    JCP Sweeps SCP Title

    Leo Rocha, Staff Writer

    May 18, 2016

    The Senior Class President (SCP) elections have come to a close. After campaigning against seven other candidates, current Junior Class President (JCP) Zach Starr was re-elected as SCP for the 2016 - 2017 school year. Starr will be succeeding senior Julius Hubby, who is looking forward to passing down the torch of leading the Wolfpack. “As SCP, I’m the person any student can come to for a problem or a potential solution to a problem,” Hubby... READ MORE »»

    Junior Zach Starr poses in his SCP campaign video.

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  • Gymnast Goes for Gold

    Gymnast Goes for Gold

    Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

    May 18, 2016

    Plano was first put on the map of the gymnastics world when hometown hero Nastia Liukin became “America’s sweetheart” by bringing home the women’s all-around gold medal in Artistic Gymnastics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. Eight years later, junior Nicky Wojtania has emerged as one of the sport’s next young talents, gracefully representing the nation as an elite rhythmic gymnast. There are few sports that combine the elite athleticism... READ MORE »»

    Junior Nicky Wojtania rehearses her rhythmic gymnastics routine in preparation fir an upcoming competition.

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  • 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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JCP Sweeps SCP Title

JCP Sweeps SCP Title

Leo Rocha, Staff Writer

The Senior Class President (SCP) elections have come to a close. After campaigning against seven other candidates, current Junior Class President (JCP) Zach Starr was re-elected...  Read More »

May 18 • 0 comments

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 »

Apr 8 • 0 comments

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 »

Apr 8 • 0 comments

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 »

Apr 8 • 0 comments

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 »

Apr 8 • 0 comments

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 »

Feb 23 • 0 comments

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Sports

Cheers to Next Year

Fatima Bhaiwala, Staff Writer

Before the football players even run onto the field, the cheerleaders are there to get the audience hyped up. The colorful posters they create and...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

Preparing for Preseason

May 18, 2016

With the end of the school year approaching, various sports and athletics have entered the offseason. After...  Read More »

Coach Anthony Morgan

Coach Anthony Morgan

April 8, 2016

Boys Basketball Coach Anthony Morgan will be inducted into the El Paso Athletic Hall of Fame under the Coach/...  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 »

April 5, 2016 • 0 comments

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

Talia Kussman, Senior Editor

With summertime approaching, there is no better time than now to get outside and enjoy some of the best activities Dallas has to offer. Whether you like to rock out at outdoor concerts, or do something as simple as grabbing a bite at the food trucks,...  Read More »

May 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Front cover of Beyoncé Knowles' new album.

Beyoncé Drops Album Lemonade

May 16, 2016

Van Gogh Recaptured in New Film

May 16, 2016

Catch a Concert at the Best Venues Around Dallas

May 16, 2016

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Archives

Features

Flying High in the Future

Sana Hameed, Staff Writer

While many teenagers may prefer a more laid back Sunday afternoon, lounging around on the couch, remote in hand, junior Jheel Patel has an alternative routine...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

Adventures in Video Games

May 18, 2016

On Nov. 19, 1972, American video game developer and home computer company Atari released what is known as the first successful video game: Pong. Ever since this development, the video game industry has been a growing to captivate more people by the m...  Read More »

The Art of Teaching Art

May 18, 2016

Art has an infinite number of meanings. It is a way for people to express their ideas and create something that represents them. Through art, students can learn many lessons, values and problem-solving skills. Art teachers help students take their creativity...  Read More »

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The School Newspaper of Plano West High School
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