The Student Newspaper of Plano West Senior High School

The Plano West BluePrints

The Student Newspaper of Plano West Senior High School

The Plano West BluePrints

The Student Newspaper of Plano West Senior High School

The Plano West BluePrints

Mock Trial Constructs Competition Team

Mock Trial Constructs Competition Team

Wilmal Stewart and Katie Chou September 27, 2022

Plano West Mock Trial auditions were held on September 2nd at Haggard Library and on September 4th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Mock Trial is a student-led club that acts out civil and criminal trial...

Students in Mr. Carrolls class wear maroon to support Uvalde students.

Plano ISD Wears Maroon to Welcome Uvalde Students’ Return to School

Wilmal Stewart and Katie Chou September 27, 2022

Nearly five months after the Robb Elementary School shooting, students in Plano ISD wore maroon to support the return of the Uvalde students on Monday, September 5, 2022. On May 24, 2022, at around...

Mrs. Jennifer Cox joins Nursing department

Mrs. Jennifer Cox joins Nursing department

Wilmal Stewart, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Mrs. Jennifer Cox is a first-time teacher joining the staff this year. Mrs.Cox worked as a registered nurse in emergency nursing for the past eleven years.  Nursing was always a second career for Mrs....

Monday Sept. 19 is College Night

Monday Sept. 19 is College Night

Blaire Bayless and Ansley Denison September 19, 2022

PISD College Night will be hosted at the Plano Event Center on Sept. 19, with over 200 colleges, military institutions, and trade schools in attendance for Plano ISD students. With application deadlines...

Ms. Suzanne Shelton joins Art department

Ms. Suzanne Shelton joins Art department

Alyssa Royston, Co Editor in Chief September 19, 2022

Returning to West this year is Ms. Suzanne Shelton, instructor of Visual Art, Art 1 & 2 Sculpture, Art 1 2D, and 3D AP.  Ms. Shelton obtained a BFA in Sculpture and ceramics, after years of education...

Mrs. Rose Wilson joins ESL department

Mrs. Rose Wilson joins ESL department

Katie Chou, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Mrs. Rose Wilson is a new ESL teacher this year. As a native Chinese speaker, Mrs. Wilson majored in English at her university in China and taught high school students for 16 years before coming to America...

Mr. Shane Hemby joins STEM department

Mr. Shane Hemby joins STEM department

Blaire Bayless, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Going into his seventh year of teaching math, computer science, and engineering, Mr. Shane Hemby joined the Wolfpack. While at Texas A&M, Mr. Hemby was in the Corps of Cadets and graduated with...

Mr. George Hargrove joins CTE department

Mr. George Hargrove joins CTE department

Blaire Bayless, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

After teaching elsewhere for the past seven years, Mr. George Hargrove has joined the CTE department. Mr. Hargrove graduated from UNT with a degree in mathematics and finished his master's degree three...

Mr. Matthew Parkman joins Social Studies department

Mr. Matthew Parkman joins Social Studies department

Blaire Bayless, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Mr. Matthew Parkman is one of the new members of the social studies department, teaching sociology and coaching girls basketball. After growing up in McKinney, Mr. Parkman attended college at Stephen...

Mr. Reggie Chapman joins Fine Arts department

Mr. Reggie Chapman joins Fine Arts department

Alyssa Royston September 19, 2022

New to the Fine Arts Department this school year is Mr. Reggie Chapman, Professional Communications and Oral Interpretation of Literature teacher. Although this is Mr. Chapman’s fourth year of teaching,...

Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Day, Challenges Students To Be More Sustainable

Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Day, Challenges Students To Be More Sustainable

Hadia Khatri, Staff Writer April 21, 2022

Earth Day is around the corner on April 22nd, with Green Schools applications due that week as well. Green Schools is a measure of how a school and its students are doing in terms of being environmentally...

Q&A With the 2022-2023 Senior Class President

Q&A With the 2022-2023 Senior Class President

April 20, 2022

With the end of the 2021-2022 school year approaching rapidly, elected officer positions for next year have been up for grabs. Current Student Council member Anna Norris campaigned and won the Senior Class...

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