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The Voice of the Wildkats

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

VIDEO: Homecoming: mum and garters edition

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor October 26, 2021

While going solo seems inconvenient, it’s quite the opposite. Going unattended allows one to skip the awkward pictures before and excruciatingly long slow dances.

Going solo to homecoming dance relieves pressure of perfect night

by Hayleigh Brawley, VOW contributor October 22, 2021

Homecoming is supposed to be the highlight of the year, but when the night is spent with a date, it can be the definition of uncomfortable. The pressure is on for everything to be perfect. Those that believe...

Dress up days set to commemorate Red Ribbon Week

Dress up days set to commemorate Red Ribbon Week

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff October 22, 2021

Red Ribbon Week started after the death of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in 1985 was brutally murdered by drug traffickers he was investigating in Mexico....

SENIOR SEASON. Preparing for his last regional contest, senior Jeffrey Blaker enjoys the calm before the storm.

Band awarded Sweepstakes honors

by Timothy Gunn, VOW staff October 22, 2021

The sun is high. The air is quiet. Anticipation fills the stadium. As the first notes ring out, the fans fix their gaze, and the band takes their first steps. Endless hours of practice have led to...

THE COURT. The king and queen candidates are seniors who were nominated by their senior peers. Queen candidates are seniors Rachel Smith, Mady Feist, Fantasia Lawrence, Lindsey Pipes and Melody Medina. King nominees are seniors Marshal Niederhofer, Zach Rogers, Karl Azangue, Colton Land and Ernesto Telles.

Nominees given ‘chance to shine’ under homecoming lights

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff October 19, 2021

     The athletes shine on the field. The actor shines on the stage. The immigrant shines with pride of his story. The chef shines in the kitchen, and the athletic trainer and cheerleader shine on...

BELIEVE IN MIRACLES. A show for all ages, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir can be found on the Disney Channel.

Cartoon characters lead double life in ‘Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’

by Janice Talley, VOW Around Campus editor October 19, 2021

“Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir” debuted in 2015 on Disney Junior, but teenagers started taking a liking to it, so the show then started playing on the original Disney Channel. It is directed...

DREAM BIG. Cody Johnsons new album and a documentary on his life and career were released Oct. 8.

Small town cowboy inspires others to dream big

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor October 15, 2021

From young love to growing old, Cody Johnson's new album has it all. On October 8th, COJO published his new 18-track album, "Human: the Double Album." He was inspired by real life experiences when collaborating...

LOL. Many of the most popular emojis convey strong emotion. The top emoji is the face with the tears of joy.

Popular emojis vary

by Hannah Hartman, VOW Features editor October 14, 2021

The way people perceive others in real life is based on their facial expressions and the tone of their voice, but when they’re messaging most people can’t tell the difference between sarcastic and...

PODCAST: Construction science

PODCAST: Construction science

by Brenan Mansker, VOW Multimedia editor October 14, 2021

PROUD AND PINK. On Pink Out Night in the game against The Woodlands, seniors Xzavier Ross, Tanner Hayes, Jorge Garcia and Trevor Jones run on the field at Woodforest Stadium. The game was held on a Thursday because The Woodlands shares stadiums with College Park, Oak Ridge, Grand Oaks, Conroe and Caney Creek High Schools.

Thursday night lights add different perspective to traditional football

by GinElla Mire, VOW staff October 13, 2021

The Sweethearts line up in the victory line as the band warms up for the evening. The trainers set up their equipment and the cheerleaders take selfies before stretching and warming up. The stands of Woodforest...

LOVE ON TOUR. After selling out Madison Square Garden five times.

Styles earns Golden Ticket after New York performances

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor October 8, 2021

Elton John. Bon Jovi. Fleetwood Mac. Harry Styles. This elite list of names has two things in common, being worldwide phenomenons and having received the Madison Square Garden Gold Ticket Award. This...

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