PLANO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

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ENGINEERING CLUB

Join the PSHS Engineering Club! Meetings are held every Wednesday at 4:30pm in B133 (located inside Auto Tech). We are more than happy to welcome anyone, even if you have the slightest interest in math and science. You get to meet new people, collaborate with friends and work on fascinating technical projects. Join us for further details!

INTERNATIONAL CLUB

We are having our November Feast meeting next Monday, Nov. 16th at 4:20pm in room A219 (Sr. Cope's room)! Lots of games from different cultures and learn cultures from North Korea and Iran! Also, don't forget that your dues ($10) are due this day! See you there!

NHS OFFERS TUTORING

Are you in need of a tutor? PSHS National Honor Society Members will tutor you in any subject you need help with. Contact Vishal Rajesh at vishal.rajesh.nhs@gmail.comto find a tutor and pick a time slot that works for you. Tutors will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays during 0/7th period.

QUARTERBACK CLUB SPIRITWEAR SALE

The Plano Football QB Club is having a spirit wear sale. Everything is marked down! Go to www.planowildcatqbclub.com to start shopping!

CANNED FOOD DRIVE!!!

Dates:

November 9th - 20th and November 30th - December 2nd any final collections

December 2nd-3rd sorting and packing

December 4th delivery to warehouse

Items needed:

Non-perishable items

cans

boxes (ex: spaghetti, mac & cheese, cereal),

plastic bottles (ex: peanut butter),

bags (rice or beans)

NO glass please!

Thank you for any help you can give us to make this happen! I would love us to reach the goal of 5,000 for the school! We can do this.

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STAY DAY

Don't forget Stay Day is TOMORROW, Nov. 13th. Make sure to bring $$cash$$ and enjoy a variety of foods…Panda Express, Lee’s Grilled Cheese and many more…as well as entertainment around the pond. It should be a beautiful day!

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PSHS BAND FUNDRAISER AT RAISING CANES

PLEASE eat at RAISING CANE'S on Monday, Nov. 16th between the hours of 10am - 10pm on 15th Street in Plano! Mention your support of the PSHS Band and 15% of the sales will be donated to the program. Thank you!

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********************** Congratulations ******************************

Region and State Orchestra Results

The orchestra program is proud to announce that we had six students that recording and placed into a TMEA All State Orchestra featuring the best musicians in Texas. This audition is extremely competitive, so we are very proud of all their hard work and dedication.


Richard Brochetti – All State String Group

Sarah Park – Symphony

Jared Stone – Symphony

Nisha Rajesh – Philharmonic

Bill Yang – Philharmonic

Hanson Yong – Philharmonic


Please help us also congratulate the following 21 students for going through a rigorous audition process and placing in a Region Orchestra.


Violin
Jocelyn Ho - Symphony 1st Violin
Richard Brochetti - Symphony 1st Violin
Jae Chang - Symphony 2nd Violin
Conan Juan - Symphony 2nd Violin
David Wu - Philharmonic Concert Master!!!!
Vishal Rajesh - Philharmonic 1st Violin
Daniel Wang - Philharmonic 1st Violin
Kaylie Chen - Philharmonic 2nd Violin
Brian Lee - Philharmonic 2nd Violin
Patrick Yu - Philharmonic 2nd Violin
Stephanie Jeong - Philharmonic 2nd Violin
Sharon Zang - Alternate

Viola
Jarod Stone - Symphony
Sarah Park - Symphony
Nisha Rajesh - Symphony
Aida Sidi - Philharmonic
Sean Knudson - Philharmonic

Cello
Eric Chen - Symphony
Bill Yang - Symphony
Monica Swei - Alternate

Bass
Hanson Yong - Symphony

Plano Drumline

The Plano Drumline finished up their competitive season this past Saturday with stellar performances at the Lewisville Drumline Invitational and the Lonestar Classic Drumline Contest. The group earned 1st place with outstanding tenor line, bass line, cymbal line, and visual component awards at the Lewisville contest and 3rd place with outstanding cymbal line at Lonestar.


Our show was entitled “Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler” or “Let the Good Times Roll” featuring the music of jazz musician Jean Luc Ponty and Brazilian artist Airto. We will gladly share a youtube video as soon as possible. Please congratulate these hard working musicians! They accomplished some extremely challenging material at an elite level. We are so extremely proud of them.

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