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NAHS holds induction ceremony

NAHS holds induction ceremony

Kanz Bitar, Guest Contributor

December 14, 2018


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The National Art Honor Society is having its annual induction ceremony on Friday after school from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with members participating in a white elephant gift exchange. “We will be having our usual ceremony where we hand out the certificates to each member. After that we will be having a...

Pushing science aside, biology teacher hosting Smash Bros. tournament

Pushing science aside, biology teacher hosting Smash Bros. tournament

Ian LaPerre, Guest Contributor

December 13, 2018


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Just a week after its release on Nintendo Switch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is the focus of the esports clubs’ first tournament after school on Friday in C243. “The goal is for students to just relax and unwind after the end of the week,” club sponsor Chris Ham said. “It’s close to win...

Curtain rises on surprise show

Curtain rises on surprise show

Isabella Santiago and Prachurjya Shreya

December 12, 2018


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The improv troupe performed for the first time Tuesday in auditorium. While the time and place was planned, the performance itself was a mystery to the audience and even the other members within the group. “I think it went really, really well,” senior Maya Koch said. “We had a lot of people show ...

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

Artistic Expressions: volume 7

December 12, 2018


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Hundreds of students on campus take part in the many fine arts courses offered at school and each week Wingspan profiles one such student in this weekly feature.

Improv troupe takes the stage

Improv troupe takes the stage

Cooper Ragle, WTV Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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Quick thinking, witty replies, humorous situations and set ups, teamwork, is all part of a campus club. Tonight at students, staff, and community members are invited to see first hand at their first performance of the year. From the outside, it may look like the school's improv students are just...

Measuring the success of one sound

Measuring the success of one sound

Melody Tavallaee, Managing Editor

December 10, 2018


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Orchestra and band members joined together Saturday in the All-Region concert on campus. “The concert is composed of the top players who auditioned from Plano, Frisco and Prosper ISD,” assistant orchestra director Victoria Lien said. “We had 16 students participate this past weekend and there ar...

Combination concerts brings orchestra and band together

Combination concerts brings orchestra and band together

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018


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Band and orchestra are coming together for an All-Region concert on Saturday at 5 p.m. on campus. Both fine art departments have been practicing for weeks to prepare themselves for the concert. “They've been doing some after school rehearsals with band or during class rehearsals so that they ca...

Sky high art in Dallas

Sky high art in Dallas

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

December 7, 2018


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The top of Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas is the sight of a drawing workshop hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, providing students with the opportunity to extend their experience beyond just the classroom setting.   “It will give them a really unusual perspective that they usually don’t ge...

Aspiring animator creates comic

Aspiring animator creates comic

Brynn Soulakis, WTV Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


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For most people, art projects may take only a few days or weeks at most, but for one creative freshman, her project is still in the works after three years. Freshmen Kailey Korth is an aspiring animator and artist who spends most of her free time working on concepts for her comic: Project Uprising. ...

Cravings satisfied at Roll & Poke

Cravings satisfied at Roll & Poke

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

December 6, 2018


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From the create your own poke bowls, to the delectable, gourmet sushi rolls, Roll & Poke excellently and inexpensively satisfies your craving for these Native Hawaiian and Japanese dishes. There is a wide array of menu options regarding sushi rolls, and the chef prepares the sushi fresh upon ordering. Ho...

39 students admitted to All Region band

39 students admitted to All Region band

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

December 4, 2018


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39 of 120 students that auditioned at Plano West High School, made the All-Region band with results announced Monday evening. Of those 39, 11 advanced to the area round and will compete in January for a spot on the All-State band. “All the directors are incredibly proud of that accomplishment,...

Musical makes a splash in first performance of the year

Musical makes a splash in first performance of the year

Minuki Medis, WTV Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


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Amongst the glittering glow of water showering down through colorful lights on stage in the auditorium, the stellar cast of Singing in the Rain shone, shattering all expectations. Singing in the Rain tells the encaptivating story of silent movie era stars Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont who struggle upon the eme...

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