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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

WEDNESDAYS TRIUMPH. The Netflix original series Wednesday starring Jenna Ortega is taking the world by storm.

Netflix’s Wednesday good for every day of week

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Dec 15, 2022

“You must be the self-appointed queen bee. Interesting thing about bees. Pull out their stingers, they drop dead.” Netflix recently came out with the original series Wednesday, directed by globally...

BACK IN ORBIT. What is known as Humanitys Return to the Moon, Artemis is back from its history making voyage.

NASA starts over with Artemis

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Dec 13, 2022

On Nov 16, at 1:47 a.m. ET, Artemis 1 began its 450,000km journey around the Moon, marking the return of human lunar exploration. Then on Dec 11, at 12:40 p.m. ET, the Orion spacecraft splashed down off...

SITTING PRETTY. Working on a residents hair, junior Marlene De Aguila gives back to community by volunteering at the center.

Cosmetology gets in holiday spirit, gives nursing home residents makeovers

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Dec 6, 2022

Christmas time is not a season or time period, but a state of mind. Giving back to the community and helping people in need is a big part of the holiday and the cosmetology students knew just what...

TO SPACE AND BEYOND. After being Congratulations to Madeley Nichols for being accepted into the High School Aerospace Scholars program with NASA, senior Madeley Nichols takes a photo with her engineering teacher Ken Wilkerson. This program is a great opportunity to work with NASA personnel and possibly earn scholarships for college.

Teen’s childhood dreams of working with NASA come true

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Nov 14, 2022

Every kid goes through the “I want to be an astronaut” phase, but very few of those kids are able to achieve that far-out goal. Working for NASA has been a dream for Junior Madeley Nichols since she...

MIDNIGHTS. Taylor Swift is back to breaking records with her new release Midnights.

Someone’s been rooting for the anti-hero, placing all of Midnights at top 10

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Nov 8, 2022

Over the past 64 years, the billboard hot 100 chart has been filled with various different artists and songs. This year, for the first time in history, Taylor Swift has claimed the top 10 songs as her...

SEMPER FI. The Marines hosted a information session during WIldkat Way.

Opportunities of the Marine Corps

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Nov 4, 2022

This past Thursday Staff Sergeant Thompson came to talk with the students to inform the young men and women of Willis High School on the different opportunities and benefits that the Marine Corps have...

PRETTY OR POISION? Beauty products are not always safe, and there is not much the government can do about it.

Beauty products could contain toxins, carcinogens

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Oct 14, 2022

Women have been using products to alter their appearances dating back to before 4000 BCE. Society has made wearing makeup and using all kinds of products the beauty standard, leaving self image and self...

OFF WE GO. A member of the Air Force ROTC Scholarship Program spoke during Wildkat Way.

Fly. Fight. Win.

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Oct 4, 2022

An Air Force Scholarship Advisor came to campus on Wednesday to talk to the students about Air Force ROTC and the benefits getting a scholarship for it comes with.  AFROTC is a 4-year program that...

SWIFTY LOVE. The songs of Taylor Swift has taken her fans through the stages of their lives.

The joys of being a Swiftie

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 30, 2022

Fan or not, everyone knows the lyrics to at least one of Taylor Swift's songs. They are played at every party, school dance, on the radio, and almost every girl has “I Knew you were Trouble” on her...

FALL FUN IN A CUP. Fall is here, and pumpkin spice is every where.

Time for pumpkin spice and everything nice

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 22, 2022

Today is the official start of fall. It's the season for cozy sweaters, Ugg boots and pumpkin spice lattes. Everyone loves the aesthetic of fall, when the weather gets colder and the days get shorter,...

Dos and donts of homecoming proposals

Do’s and don’ts of homecoming proposals

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 16, 2022

It's the season for giggling girls fantasizing about their very first homecoming dance, imagining the dark lights and loud music drowning out every thought except having fun with their classmates. Going...

SPACE CITY. Ready for the first game of the season, choir director Laurelyn Korfhage shows her Astros spirit. Korfhage is singing the national anthem tonight at the Astros game.

From classroom to ballpark, choir director’s dream comes true at Astros game tonight

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Sep 9, 2022

As she stands alone on the foul line at Minute Maid Park staring into the stands holding over 20,000 people, she is in awe. This place, the home of the Houston Astros, means so much to her. It is where...

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