Hispanic Heritage Month

Whitney Patterson, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


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The United States Hispanic population is the second fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the United States, with 57 million people of Latin American or Spanish origin. In 1988, as a celebration of Latino culture, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 was declared Hispanic Heritage Month. In 1968, President Lyndon...

West’s Success Not Up For Debate

Michael de Silva, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


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With the school year being over a month underway, debate season has officially begun. The debate team has been working at each competition to qualify for advancement. “Debate has allowed me to be in a competitive environment and talk about issues that really matter,” senior Marghi Jani said. “We...

Students Make a Change Through Music

Students Make a Change Through Music

Fatima Bhaiwala, Senior Editor

September 30, 2016


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Three years ago a group of students united together to create change through music. They formed a club called Music Above All. Today, that club has turned into a official non-profit organization that has a mission to use music to make a difference in the community. “[Music Above All] is run by six...

The Cowboys: Moving On Up And In

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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When the Dallas Cowboys started drafting a plan to build their new headquarters and training complex, few would have imagined that it would end up in Frisco after the team had spent most of their recent history training in Oxnard, California, near the bright lights of the City of Angels. When the City...

Student Creators of Egenda

Student Creators of Egenda

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016


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Seniors Ritvik Annam and Ari Cohn released Egenda, an application for iOS and Android, on Aug. 26, 2016 to replace the traditional paper planner. They started by sketching the design out on legal pads. The idea was simple: allow students to manage their hectic daily schedules and organize homework, quizzes,...

Juniors Crown New JCP

Gina Quatrino, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


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With the start of a new school year came the annual Junior Class President (JCP) election, where Blessing Saungweme was crowned the leader of the junior student body. The JCP election allows one eleventh grade student to represent this year’s junior class. The winner would be someone who displays as...

JCP Sweeps SCP Title

JCP Sweeps SCP Title

Leo Rocha, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016


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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...

Summer Olympics

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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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...

Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

Royales Prepare For 10th Upcoming Spring Show

Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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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...

Students Bring Home Gold: Future Doctors Sweep at Area Competition

Fatima Bhaiwala, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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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...

Wolves Give Back

Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


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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...

Advanced Fashion Takes Over New York City

Advanced Fashion Takes Over New York City

Sophia Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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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 includes fun-filled activities, the students are enriched with new knowledge about the industry and how it functions behind the scenes ...

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