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 ...

Weitzman Group Brings West Plano Village

Weitzman Group Brings West Plano Village

Molly Shipper, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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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 North Dallas Tollway. For many years, the property was a large vacant field owned by the Haggard family of Plano. The Execut...

Young Masters Finalists

Young Masters Finalists

Sana Hameed, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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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...

Senior Showcase

Senior Showcase

Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Since art reflects an individual’s perception of the world around them, it differs from person to person and transforms over time. Advanced Placement (AP) Art seniors are exhibiting their metamorphosis through art from the last couple of years in their Senior Showcase. This year, the showcase takes...

HOSA Competition

HOSA Competition

Sriya Reddy, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Twenty-four Future Health Professionals (HOSA) members are planning to compete in this year’s HOSA area competition on Feb. 19-20 at R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton. “HOSA competition is a way for HOSA members, who are future health care professionals, to express their strengths in a formal...

All-State Competition

All-State Competition

Tiffany Su, Associate Editor

February 23, 2016


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They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and that includes the All-State competition sponsored by Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA). This year, seven band students, eight choir students and 12 orchestra students were able to secure a coveted spot on their respective All-State groups, which...

Choir Visits Meyerson

Marisa Pisterzi, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2016


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Choir has been putting in many hours towards complete consonance for one of the biggest performances the choral program has done yet. On March 22 at 7:30 p.m. the choir will be performing at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in downtown Dallas with the esteemed Dallas Winds and world famous composer...

Pennies for Patients

Matthew Cooner, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


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On Oct. 6, 2015, five teachers were asked to collect pennies for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Teachers Lauren Hodum, Ashley Thornhill, John Schmerker, Lynn Pettit and Ryan Ross teamed up with Student Congress (StuCo) for the three week annual charity event called Pennies for Patients. This...

The Truth About Truancy

The Truth About Truancy

Haley Pevsner, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


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The Texas Legislature’s decision to implement a new truancy policy has the rumor mill running amuck in all Texas public schools. After the United States Department of Justice announced it would be investigating the truancy policy of Dallas County, one of two counties in the state operating separate tr...

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