Best of SNO

#86
2019-2020
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Wylie East High School
11
Published Stories for
Wylie East High School
in 2019-2020
#63
2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
Wylie East High School
Stories from Wylie East High School
Softball players mentor to elementary students before school
News

Abrianna Gilkey, journalism student | March 27, 2019

These girls put down the bat and glove and picked up a book and a smile every Thursday morning before heading to their own school.

In groups of two for seven weeks, softball players went to Smith and…

Read Story
Child’s play
Sports

Valeria Herrera | March 18, 2019

As if trying to manage seven classes and extracurricular activities isn’t enough, imagine adding in the responsibility of having to take care of someone else, while still trying to grow up yourself….

Read Story
Made from scratch
News

Valerie Msafiri | February 25, 2019

One strand of thread tells a story. Quilts worth hundreds of dollars laid out in nonchalance, exuding a powerful archaic presence, captivating the room’s attention. From the soft yet firm texture on…

Read Story
All-State: This is how they won it  
News

Jazmine Garcia | February 21, 2019

Sweat trickling down foreheads, trembling hands and shortness of breath are all symptoms of a musician experiencing what they have trained for since sixth grade.

Every year band and choir students…

Read Story
Tumbling to the top
Sports

Liz Harkins | January 26, 2019

The audience feels the ground shake as flyers land into their final position. Parents and friends from all across Texas wave colorful signs and cry out the occasional supportive ‘that’s my girl!’…

Read Story
The whole nine yards
News

Maddie Smith | January 24, 2019

Instead of the blazing heat of a humid Texas summer, they experienced crisp, 65 degree weather. Instead of surprise creepy-crawlies, they found a lone ant pile. Instead of spending their student holiday…

Read Story
Sweet bling
News

Enoch Olajimi | December 26, 2018

Class of 2020 held its annual ring ceremony Thursday, Nov 29. Juniors were presented with their elegant and deeply refined class rings by their most influential teachers to celebrate their progress in…

Read Story
Video

Valerie Msafiri | December 21, 2018

At every high school football game in Wylie, planted firmly at the touchdown zone, sets a jumbotron worth a million dollars; it broadcasts the game, replays cool shots, and displays energetic graphics.

Read Story
Students find formula for success
News

Ryah Hill, journalism student | December 13, 2018

“Mom, I want to come back to tutoring next week, please!” said first-time attendant of the Wylie Math Tutoring program. Surprised, his mother told him he would have to miss baseball practice to go…

Read Story
Gender neutral homecoming means equality for all students
Opinions

Sheridan Woodrow | December 3, 2018

At Austin High School, in Austin, Texas, two seniors, Cecilia McBride and Story Dornsife, were nominated by peers in their school for homecoming queens. McBride said that she could be considered for homecoming…

Read Story
Ivan Najera conquers cancer
Features

Enoch Olajimi | November 16, 2018

He was in his room when he learned the news. He couldn’t wrap his head around it. All he knew was that his life would not be the same anymore. In late March, junior Ivan Najera was diagnosed with leukemia….

Read Story