WINGSPAN

  • 14 wrestlers advance to this weekend's regional meet at Independence High School

  • Swim team takes part in state meet Friday and Saturday in Austin

  • Girls' basketball began playoff run with 51-42 win Monday against McKinney North

  • The WTV Daily Update named Student Television Network Southwest Regional Broadcast Excellence winner for Best Daily Taped Show

Review: Starbucks Reserve brews modernity

Review: Starbucks Reserve brews modernity

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Luxury meets coffee in the new rarity that is Starbucks Reserve. Located in the new development of Legacy West, this specialty Starbucks offers small-lot coffees served only at their 32 locations worldwide. Walking in, customers are greeted with modern architecture and an upscale atmosphere. Unlike...

Auditorium repairs near completion

Auditorium repairs near completion

Melody Tavallaee, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2018


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After a month of extensive efforts to repair the auditorium, the completion date is quickly approaching with estimates for the completion date ranging from Friday to the latter part of January. “The repair process has been going really quickly,” assistant principal Phil Brown said. “Th...

Taking the court to get ready for contest

Taking the court to get ready for contest

Kasey Harvey, Sports Editor

January 10, 2018


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To kick off competition season, Red Rhythm performed at the basketball games Tuesday night for the first time in front of an audience since football season. “For football season it’s more of our fun season for our friends and family but as we get into contest season, the crowds get bigger and t...

Drawing perspective helps art students add realism

Drawing perspective helps art students add realism

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2018


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Pre-AP Art 1 students utilized one point perspective to create and design fully-furnished rooms and add depth and dimension to a flat surface in their latest project. Tasked with creating at least fifteen unique furniture pieces, two windows, and one hallway, students drew inspiration from their own...

Life after the play

Life after the play

Kia Dunlop, WTV Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


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After the showing of Little Women the Musical in late November and early December, the theatre department’s six classes have moved on to different things. "We have actually theatre classes one through four and then we have a class called Theatre Productions which is our highest level class,” ...

Review: Quintessential bakery experience

Review: Quintessential bakery experience

Anya Thakur, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2018


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Sitting across from Panda Express and adjacent to Five Guys on Spring Creek Parkway is the quintessential bakery experience. Embodying the old-world charm of small bakeries and shops, with warm wood-paneled floors and friendly and inviting staff, is Great Harvest Plano Bread Company. The bakery suc...

Dance group gives back to community

Dance group gives back to community

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2018


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Originally a non-profit organization started by a Plano East Senior High School student, Dancing for a Cause made its way to the school two years ago, and now provides students with a sense of community and belonging through dance. While the club may be centered around dance, its focus is on passion for the...

Sounds of jazz fuel new dance unit

Sounds of jazz fuel new dance unit

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

January 3, 2018


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Switching from ballet to jazz is not a typical transition for a dancer, but it’s what Dance 1 students are doing as they work on executing a fast paced and sharp jazz combo which they will perform for a test grade at the end of the marking period. “The most difficult thing about teaching jazz is that there is...

Carnegie Hall awaits junior violinist

Carnegie Hall awaits junior violinist

Brooke Colombo, Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2017


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After picking up the violin at age four, junior Megan Lin had no idea she would one day be following in the footsteps of famous orchestral musician Yo-Yo Ma. Over winter break Lin will fly to New York to attend the same elite program as Ma, the New York String Orchestra Seminar, and play the violin at...

Breaking down “The Last Jedi”

Breaking down “The Last Jedi”

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2017


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Warning: If you wish to be completely surprised by the new Star Wars movie, do not continue reading.   I’ll admit it. I come from a Star Wars loving family, I’ve seen all the movies, we own the complete DVD set, and I have multiple shirts, socks and other Star Wars accessories. With that being said, it wa...

Holiday music on the cafeteria menu Thursday night

Holiday music on the cafeteria menu Thursday night

Brelyn Bashrum, Guest Contributor

December 14, 2017


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Violins, cellos, and violas will replace sandwiches, pizza, and fries in the cafeteria Thursday night as orchestra hosts its winter concert at 7:00 p.m. Originally scheduled to be in the auditorium, the concert was moved due to water damage. “Everybody comes, and one orchestra just performs after the other, so nothing is changing about the concert except the venue,” orchestra ...

Band takes the stage for winter concert

Band takes the stage for winter concert

Kirthi Injeti, Guest Contributor

December 12, 2017


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For months band students have been working on marching band, music, All-Region auditions, and other performances such as school musicals all simultaneously, and now they will be able to show all the progress they have made at their winter concert in the cafeteria on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. “The concert ...

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