The School Newspaper of Plano West High School

PWSH Blueprints

2016-2017 Staff

Whitney Patterson

Staff Writer

Whitney Patterson is a junior and a staff writer for BluePrints. Her extracurriculars include National Honor Society (NHS), Spanish Honor Society (SHS), Habitat for Humanity, and her youth group. Journalism allows Patterson to ...

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Violet Krause

Staff Writer

Violet Krause is a senior and a first time member of the 2016-2017 Plano West BluePrints newspaper. Besides being on the newspaper, Krause is a frequent member of Dallas’s local music scene and enjoys spending her time outsid...

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Shriya Senguttuvan

Staff Writer

Shriya Senguttuvan is a first year staff writer. Other than the newspaper, Senguttuvan is a part of Best Buddies, National Honor Society and Psychology Club. Journalism has allowed Senguttuvan to further develop her writing and...

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Michael de Silva

Staff Writer

Michael de Silva is a senior and a staff writer for the Blueprints staff. Aside from the newspaper, de Silva is involved in Orchestra and National Honor Society. Outside of school, he participates in the Macharnik program at Ada...

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Mellica Askari

Staff Writer

Mellica Askari is a junior going through her first year as a staff writer. She plays the cello and bass, tries to read in her five minutes of free time, and loves people. Her favorite things include Harry Potter, any song with a g...

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Lizzi Price

Staff Writer

Lizzi Price is a junior and staff writer for the Plano West BluePrints newspaper. In addition to newspaper, Price is a member of Model U.N. Society, International Club and National Honor Society. She is a book enthusiast, a lov...

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Leah Martineau

Editor

Leah Martineau is a senior and an editor for the 2016-2017 Plano West BluePrints newspaper. Besides being on the newspaper, Martineau is a student Athletic Trainer for the sports at Plano West, which includes hours of practic...

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Harrison Sites

Staff Writer

Harrison Sites is a junior and staff writer for the 2016-2017  Plano West BluePrints newspaper. Besides being on the paper, Sites plays for the Plano West Tennis Team, which competes throughout the fall and spring semesters. ...

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Gina Quatrino

Staff Writer

Gina Quatrino is a junior and a staff writer for the 2016-2017 Plano West Blueprints newspaper. Aside from newspaper, Quatrino is a member of the International Thespian Society, which is a club for experienced actors and tech...

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Sophia Gonzalez

Senior Editor

This is Sophia Gonzalez’s second year on staff. Aside from having a passion for writing, Gonzalez plays piano and guitar. She also enjoys music genres from Rap and R&B to Indie Rock. While her music taste is not all th...

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Chloe Oani

Staff Writer

Chloe Oani is a senior in her second year on the BluePrints staff. Having been a journalism student before becoming a staff writer, journalism has allowed Oani to meet interesting people and develop a larger perspective of Plano Wes...

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Sana Hameed

Co-Editor-in-Chief

This year is Sana Hameed’s second year on staff. Other than newspaper, Hameed is a part of Writer’s Guild, French Honors Society, Quill and Scroll International Honor Society and National Honors Society and is currently a...

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Fatima Bhaiwala

Senior Editor

Fatima Bhaiwala is a second year staff writer. Her hobbies include watching TV, finding new music and spending time with her friends. Bhaiwala’s extracurricular activities include technical theatre, Quill and Scroll International ...

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Sriya Reddy

Associate Editor

Sriya Reddy is a senior and Associate Editor for the 2016-2017 BluePrints. Aside from newspaper, Reddy is an officer of Future Health Professionals and additionally participates in Quill and Scroll International Honor Soci...

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Leo Rocha

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Leo Rocha is a senior and Co-Editor-in-Chief for the 2016-2017 Plano West BluePrints newspaper. Rocha is currently involved in the National Honor Society, Habitat for Humanity, French Honors Society, Quill and Scroll International ...

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