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Kenna Thornton

Kenna Thornton, Business Manager

Kenna Thornton is a sophomore at Walnut Grove High school. This is Kenna's first year on Wildcats Wired. She is on the Walnut Grove tennis team and enjoys spending time with her teammates at practice. She loves to cook, read, be outside, and hang out with friends.

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22 Swim and Dive Finalists to Advance to Regional’s

Kenna Thornton, Photojournalist February 7, 2024

Twenty-two swimmers and divers advanced to regionals and set meet records. Regionals are today for diving events and tomorrow for swimming events at the Frisco Natatorium starting at 9 a.m.  Luke Sitz...

This graphic depicts some of our favorite scenes from the very best Romantic Comedies on our curated 14 Valentines Day movie list.

14 Movies to Watch This Valentine’s

Ellie Schofield and Kenna Thornton February 5, 2024

It’s finally Feb., and love is in the air! Now is the perfect time to binge watch all your favorite romantic comedies. The Wildcats Wired Staff curated a list of the very best movies for this Valentine’s...

New Years Resolutions Infographic

New Year’s Resolutions Infographic

Ellie Schofield and Kenna Thornton January 26, 2024

We asked students and staff their opinions on New years resolutions and if they are effective. At the start of each year, people scramble to come up with a goal to make the upcoming year better. 81%...

Jazz hands waving, the cast of Suessical strike a final pose at the end of their musical number. Suessical required work from the tech crew. These students help with set, costumes, and makeup. Im on tech, so I end up painting a lot of things, sophomore Sarah Renshaw said. I love being around my friends and the music.

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Jazz hands waving, the cast of Suessical strike a final pose at the end of their musical number. Suessical required work from the tech crew. These students help with set, costumes, and makeup. "I'm on...

Hardys Cafe, run by the culinary program and head chefs Brett Claypoole and Matthew Denman, is officially open to the school. The cafe opened in October and is open on A-days in the morning, before school, and lunchtime, 12:30-2:30. Located by the culinary classrooms and kitchens, this establishment provides food for not just students and staff, but they offer catering services, and many other things.

Hardy’s is Here

Kenna Thornton, Business Manager November 30, 2023

Get ready to experience yet another great program that this school has to offer. After a few months of being open, the culinary team was able to open up their very own cafe, despite what challenges were...

The Jam + Toast sign shines on an ivy covered wall. The sign is located at the front of the restaurant above a photo opportunity.

A Bite of Brilliance: Jam + Toast Review

Abbie Fleeman and Kenna Thornton November 29, 2023

Jam + Toast is a charming restaurant recently opened on University Drive in Prosper, TX. They serve breakfast and lunch foods with options for in-person dining and takeout. The restaurant offers a warm...

While playing at home on the Wild Cat tennis courts, Walnut Grove tennis’s No.1, Blake Anderson, wins another successful match for his team. Playing a rivaling school, Blake did not fall to the pressure on the court. “I feel as if pressure is a privilege because not everyone has that feeling. I think it is a good thing to be pressured sometimes because if there is none youre obviously not succeeding.”

Game, Set, Match: A closer look into Walnut Grove Tennis’s No.1

Kenna Thornton, Photo Journalist November 6, 2023

 With the final sound of the ball hitting the racket with a resonating smack, junior Blake Anderson has finished out the tennis fall season winning every match he played. Full of motivation and drive...

Chilling Chitchat: A Halloween Q&A

Chilling Chitchat: A Halloween Q&A

Kenna Thornton, Reporter October 27, 2023

Halloween is coming up soon, which means candy, costumes, and cooler weather. Halloween holds a lot of memories for many people. Around this time, there are many fun things to look forward to and remember....

This was a saying used by former coach at Prosper High School, Timothy Hardy, who passed away in 2018 “He was a longtime coach in the district who passed away not too long ago from cancer, so it is our way to honor him,” said Brett Claypoole (Culinary arts instructor). So, really, this cafe is a way to recognize and show appreciation towards Coach Hardy.

Hardy’s Cafe is on its way

Kenna Thornton, Photo Journalist September 22, 2023

It’s simple yet elegant. It’s indoor yet outdoor. It’s sweet yet savory. It’s more than just a student-run. It’s Hardy’s Cafe.  It is coming soon. But, as the new cafe prepares for the...

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