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The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

WATCH AND LEARN. During an advanced cosmetology class senior Emma Atkinson learns from instructor Carla Hernandez.

Big commitment equals big reward

by Gaby DeLaRosa Jan 27, 2023

Hair cut, color and style. Pedis and manis. Makeup. Skin care. Facials.  Cosmetology is much more than hair. The students involved in the classes are learning to be artists and craftsmen. They are...

NO NEW TIME SCHEDULE. After surveying over 100 students, a large majority voted against the proposed change.

Proposed time change for secondary schools not beneficial for students, families

by John Gaspard Jan 25, 2023

Once again the school year proves to be the year of much change. For those unaware of the newest proposed start and end times for next year, the school board has proposed a district-wide flipping of time...

SO MUCH FUN. Five days of fun have been added to the calendar to honor spring sports and the musical.

January dress up days honor spring sports, musical

by Gaby DeLaRosa Jan 13, 2023

The construction workers dressed in orange and yellow jackets who have been repairing the roof for months will have some competition today as students wear reflective vests and construction gear in the...

2023 Reading Challenge. Print off the bookshelf to track your reading this year.

Challenge opens up world of reading

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff Jan 10, 2023

With each new book comes the tantalizing and satisfying smell that the nose perceives as it pokes into the pages for the first time. The book is held open as the intrigued reader inhales the scent so deeply...

THANKFUL HOLIDAYS. Students and staff share why they are thankful this holiday season.

VIDEO: What are you thankful for this holiday?

by Ally Henry, contributor to VOW Dec 15, 2022

NEW COMMANDER. At the Change of Command ceremony, seniors Jasmine Rodriguez and Josh Baldwin wait for their moment in the event.

VIDEO: JROTC Change of Command

by Stone Chapman, VOW Staff Writer Dec 14, 2022

ONE ACT PLAY SET. The drama department has began preparing Chemical Imbalance, a retelling of the classic Jekyll and Hyde story.

One Act Play Chemical Imbalance gives new look at Jekyll and Hyde struggle

by Addison Williams, contributor to VOW Dec 13, 2022

A snowy December night in Victorian London, and a murderer on the loose with a dysfunctional household. However, the killer is a lot closer than they think…  UIL season has begun, and that does not...

WORLD CUP. WIth many of the favorites knocked out of the competition, the World Cup Championship may go to an underdog.

Major upsets create ‘World Cup confusion’

by Juan Meza Chavez Dec 13, 2022

Shoot. Score. Upset. The world cup has begun, and there's another year of drama and controversy. Major upsets in the round of 16 leaving Spain, Germany, USA out of the next round of quarter-finals....


Exam schedule offers new, positive alternatives

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

It didn’t take a wish in a wishing well to make every student's dream come true. Leaving after two classes seems like a far off dream that would never make its way into reality, but the finals schedule...

LOTS OF LATTES. With a chill in the air, people are flocking to Starbucks to check out their seasonal offerings.

Holly, jolly new flavors arrive

by Avery Cheatham, VOW staff Nov 17, 2022

Forget about pumpkin spice and everything nice It is time to welcome the jolly, holly new flavors. The weather is colder and the leaves are falling from the trees. There is a chill in the air, frost...

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