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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

SWEETHEARTS DANCE. The drill team is hosting a fund raising event on Feb. 10 for dads and their daughters.

Sweethearts host daddy-daughter dance

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Jan 27, 2023

Darling daughters and dashing dads are welcome to join the Sweethearts on Friday, Feb. 10 for the first annual Sweetheart Ball.  In the spirit of fostering better relationships, the drill team has...

ATTACK THE PROBLEM. The new push to catch and punish students who vape on campus hopes to help students make smarter decisions when it comes to vaping.

Anti-vaping policies, video aims to educate

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Jan 19, 2023

Students travel the halls with clouded minds and clouds of smoke littering their educational setting. All classes watch a video created by student in the WHS LIVE program on Jan. 5 in Wildkat Way. The...

Deck the halls with holiday hymns

Deck the halls with holiday hymns

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Dec 12, 2022

Tis the season for Wildkat choir to wish Willis a merry Christmas with their annual winter concert on Dec. 13. Students have been hard at work preparing an array of holiday songs to get Willis in the holiday...

WITCHY WOMAN. Playing the role of the witch, senior Jayci Shaw looks in the Witchs handbook for a spell to cast.

Advanced drama students pack week full of performances

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

The Wildkat theater program fell down quite the rabbit hole last week hosting multiple class plays. On Nov. 28 and 30, separate class periods performed Alice Meets Dorothy and Dearly Departed and put...

CUTE AND CUDDLY. Mr. Pickles roams the Ag barn entertaining the humans and animals in the building.

Precious Mr. Pickles adds joy to ag barn

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Nov 18, 2022

It was just another normal day in the agricultural building when suddenly a streak of orange darted across the classroom. This was the way many students first met Mr. Pickles and now he’s become a staple...

WECLOME. Introducing the choir to the audience, choir director Laurelyn Korfage smiles at the Veterans Day concert. This is the first year for her to be head choir director.

Sing for your choir, stand for your flag

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Nov 15, 2022

Purple hearts represent more than just Wildkat pride. On Thurs. Nov. 10, the high school and junior high choirs came together to pay homage to current and former members of the armed forces and all...

SCARY STUFF. Demonstrating how to create a wound, guest speaker Monica uses Emma Atkinson as a model. Monica showed the students techniques, then they practiced on each other.

Cosmetology learns scary skills with special effects guest speaker

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Nov 2, 2022

Cosmetology students were dying to learn all the tips and tricks of SFX work on Monday, Oct. 24. They were greeted by a special guest who showed them the ropes of special effects makeup.   For...

LOVING SUPPORT. Surprised by the show of love for the band and guard as they leave for contest, junior Nevaeh Scholwinski reacts with her arms loaded,

Band travels for UIL, brings home Sweepstakes

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 21, 2022

Marching proudly across the field, instruments gleaming in the Texas sun, the Wildkat band made their mark this week. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the band traveled to their UIL competition at Woodforest stadium...

HAPPY DAYS. Sometimes the littlest thing like seeing a pretty flower or a smile from a friend can make a day a little brighter.

Small things can improve students moods

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 19, 2022

On a dreary day, storm clouds descending as students walk into the school building, it’s easy to get bogged down.  For many students, coming to school every day is tiring to say the least, so finding...

SPOOKTACULAR. Cosmetology is hosting a fall spa day, Saturday, Oct 29.

Cosmetology’s open salon day will provide hair-raising experience

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 19, 2022

October may be a month full of frights but there’s nothing scary about Cosmetology’s open salon on Oct. 29. As the first open salon of the school year, it’s giving students an opportunity to show...

MEDAL WINNERS. After a successful meet, the team celebrates the medal winners.

Cross country team takes home the gold

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 4, 2022

Trotting towards the finish line, full of determination, the Wildkat cross country team made their school proud on Thurs. Sept. 22 when they not only had their first winning meet of the school year, carrying...

ALL ARE WELCOME. Coach George Lee talks to prospective members at the first FCA meeting.

God, goals, glory encourage student athletes to join FCA

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Sep 28, 2022

In church or on the court, a shared love of Christ brings student-athletes together to join in prayer. Though it was a brief meeting on the morning of Thurs. Sept. 15, it was the first of many and established...

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