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  • Spring Break March 11-15

  • Senior Prom 7 p.m. April 13 at the W Hotel in Dallas

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. May 22 at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

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...

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 ...

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