Five Business Professionals of America students earn trip to state

(Wylie East High School) Fifteen students traveled to Frisco Heritage High School to participate in various Business Professionals of America competitions Saturday, Jan, 21. Five of them qualified to compete at state. BPA is a national organization that trains members to achieve leadership and prepare for the professional world. Advisor Ted Stephens leads Raiders into […]

The scene behind the scenes of ‘Rimers of Eldritch’

(Wylie East High School) Lights, camera, action, cue music, props are broken. The last two aren’t as well-known but they are what make the show a great production. Without the “techies,” the show couldn’t go on. The technology students are responsible for building sets, cuing lights and music and ensuring that all props and stage […]

Revved up about Zippy, Ainsworth’s awesome automobile

(Wylie East High School) Looking around at all the cars in the WEHS parking lot, students will often stop and do a double-take when they see math teacher Shannon Ainsworth’s low-speed battery operated vehicle which she calls, “Zippy.” The golf cart has flames on the side and also a skull with the East symbol on […]

Raider Roundup, Homecoming activities, week of Oct. 24

(Wylie East High School) Monday, Oct. 24 Carnival 4 to 8 p.m., Olde City Park; Parade 6:30, Downtown Ballard St. Tuesday, Oct. 25 Raider Royalty elections at lunch in media center. Spirit day: “A Walk on the Wild Side” Crazy socks/hair (No unnatural hair colors) Wednesday, Oct. 26 Spirit day: “Hunt the Lions” Wear camouflage. On […]

Wylie East’s Carey Strong signs letter of intent

(Wylie East High School) On Sept. 29, members of WEHS’s varsity volleyball team and several other close friends of Carey Strong watched as she signed her letter of intent to play college volleyball at Oklahoma Baptist University. “This is a pretty big deal for her,” Coach Kelly Lyons said. Her friends and family hosted a reception to congratulate […]

Wylie East shooting star: on the field, in the classroom

Varsity soccer captain Leslie Snider has played soccer since she was a little girl. “Every four year old plays soccer,” Snider said. Putting points on the board is her passion, with every goal scored, Snider feels rejuvenated. “I feel successful and encouraged to score another goal,” Snider said. The game strikes an adrenaline rush, keeping […]

Wylie East announces homecoming spirit themes

Wylie East High School will celebrate Homecoming the week of Oct. 24-28. The Homecoming Parade is Monday, Oct. 24. Due to a scheduling conflict, the Homecoming Dance is not the Saturday after homecoming. Instead, it is Saturday, Nov. 5. Homecoming Spirit Days are as follows: Monday, Oct. 24 – Raider Spirit Shirt and Jeans Tuesday, […]

WEHS Jabari Anderson named Marine Corps Elite Warrior

Marine Corps Elite Warrior of the Week campaign honors the state’s best football players (Wylie East High School) The Marine Corps Recruiting Station announced that Wylie East’s Jabari Anderson is the Marine Corps Elite Warrior of the Week as the best high school football player in RS Dallas’ recruiting territory. Anderson ran for 178 yards […]

Glow in the dark pep rally at WEHS (video)

(Wylie East High School) The Wylie East Raiders hosted their first pep rally of the year on Friday, Sept. 9. During the pep rally they had the lights off and did alot of things with glow sticks and glow necklaces. The students really enjoyed the Rally to prep them for the Raiders first home game, […]

Wylie East student flies solo

Wylie East student flies solo

(Wylie) When JC Bernarte was younger he never realized his dream would come true, but on Aug. 12 he spread his wings and flew for the first time. Joining ROTC was more than an educational experience. ROTC is where Bernarte first found his love for planes.  At the end of last year, he received a scholarship, […]