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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...

Band students shake audition nerves in the classroom

Band students shake audition nerves in the classroom

Lucas Barr, Editor-in-chief

November 30, 2018


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Band students will head to Plano West High Senior School on Saturday to partake in the All Region auditions after preparing since August. “In the audition process, each musician performs selected parts of each piece they’ve been preparing while in a room surrounded by band students,” senior saxo...

Portraits portray personal passions

Portraits portray personal passions

Michael Laighton, WTV Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


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Students will be doing large scale pastel portraits over the next few weeks in AP drawing class. Each portrait will be done with a grid to get the drawings to look as realistic as possible. “I’m really excited to work with this medium, we’re using pastel colored pencils,” senior Jessica K...

Theater makes it rain in auditorium

Theater makes it rain in auditorium

Kate Graham, WTV Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


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Preparations are gearing up for the theater’s fall production of “Singing In the Rain” with tech students working on some special additions to the stage. Even though the show doesn’t open until the end of the month, work on the set began in August. “So for Singing In the Rain we start...

Painting in his father’s footsteps

Painting in his father’s footsteps

Sydney Bishop, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


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A discipline that usually starts as silly stick figures, and childish scribbles during developmental years, art has grown to become not only a passion, but also a business for freshman Dustin Richardson, an artist and entrepreneur. It’s a journey that began at home. “My dad is someone that I look up t...

International Thespian Society advances

International Thespian Society advances

Aliza Porter, Assignment Editor

November 26, 2018


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Before Thanksgiving break had even begun theater’s ITS group had reason to celebrate as more than a dozen students competed in the International Thespian Society Festival at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center and advanced to nationals which will be held in June 2019. “Everyday in our junior varsity productions class, we went in and we ...

Thespian festival provides professional learning experience

Thespian festival provides professional learning experience

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

November 16, 2018


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The annual Texas Thespian Festival is underway as International Thespian society members from across Texas, Oklahoma, and several other border states come together to perform, take workshops from professionals in the theatre industry, and celebrate theatre. “There are so many different workshops tha...

Flash mob performance teases upcoming production

Flash mob performance teases upcoming production

Ava Peinhardt, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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During Wednesday’s advisory, cast members from theater’s upcoming musical Singin’ In the Rain broke out in song and dance for a flash mob performance in the rotunda. Though the production won’t be performed live until the last week of November, cast member Isabella Knott found that the mini p...

Debating the creations of Stan Lee

Debating the creations of Stan Lee

November 13, 2018


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The passing of Stan Lee has countless Marvel fans across the country lamenting their loss including Assignment Editor Dea-Mallika Divi and Sports Editors Aaron Boehmer who debate which of Lee's superheroes is the best.

Super legend exits the big screen

Super legend exits the big screen

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

November 12, 2018


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At age 95, a man who revolutionized comics and left a lasting legacy on pop culture, died on Monday in Los Angeles. Stan Lee, the chief writer and editor of many Marvel comics, played a key role in the making of the $13 billion dollar company. For both current and past Redhawks, Lee and Marvel’s movies help...

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