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The Voice of the Wildkats

SUCKS TO BE HIM. The newest vampire movie to hit the theaters features Nicholas Cage as Dracula and Nicholas Hoult as his familiar.

Renfield: When life sucks, start living, stop serving

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Apr 26, 2023

 Renfield 2023 (R) “Some call me the dark one; others, the lord of death, but most know me as Count Dracula!” The vampire says as he rises into the air while the whole room watches in horror. Renfield...

GHOSTFACE IS BACK. The newest installment of Scream takes the murderous action to New York.

Scream IV: New York, new rules

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Mar 28, 2023

Scream IV 2023 (R) “There's a darkness inside of me. It followed me here. And it's going to keep coming for us.” Samantha says bleakly, realizing that she can't escape her past forever. Scream...

ITS SHOWTIME. After hpurs and hours of prep time, the cast of Chemical Imbalance is ready to shine. They will perform for the public on Friday night.

OAP cast balances the pressure of Chemical Imbalance

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Feb 27, 2023

On Thursday, March 2nd, the cast of the UIL One Act Play, Chemical Imbalance will be competing at zone against schools such as New Caney, Conroe and College Park. Friday, March 3rd will be their first...

KRUMPUS CREATOR. At Houstonfest, sophomore Lillian Shaw received accolades for her Krampus sculpture and presentation. Of all the winners, she was the only solo competitors.

Skills, hard work advance German students to next level

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Feb 23, 2023

Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Not everyone knows that Herzlichen Glückwunsch means congratulations in German, but the students involved with Houstonfest could probably translate that.  Houstonfest is...

TOP SEARCHES. Search engine google created a video highlighting the top searches of the year. Link is in the story.

Looking back on top searches of 2022

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Jan 24, 2023

Search engines are used every day for any sort of problem that needs to be solved.  In 2022, this was no different, the top most searched terms were Wordle, Johnny Depp and countless brand names commonly...

SLAY OR NAY. Although not on the list of popular slang on the Preply survey, slay is one of the most popular on campus.

Slang Survey: Slay or Nay

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Dec 15, 2022

Slang. It’s used everyday, whether they are loved or hated, is up to the user to decide. In 2022 the online Language Learning platform, Preply created a survey about slang terms that had surprising...

NAUGHTY OR NICE. Tired of the sappy Christmas movies? Give these scary Santas a shot.

Horror for the holidays

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Dec 12, 2022

The holiday season is close, and while some are saddened to depart with spooky season so soon, movie lovers don’t entirely have to leave the creeps in the past. With these chilling Christmas horror movies,...

ON THE KOUCH. Athletic Director Jason Glenn is interviewed by junior Atavian Friend on an episode of Kats Kouch.

Kats Kouch highlights life as Wildkat

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Dec 6, 2022

The countdown starts, 3. Focus the cameras, 2. Ready the script 1. Turn up the microphones. The red light comes on. Welcome to the Kats Kouch.  The Kats Kouch is the Willis High School...

Robotiks team builds hard workers

Robotiks team builds hard workers

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Nov 16, 2022

Building robots sounds like something from a sci-fi movie but at WHS, there's a group of students that do just that. The Willis Wildkat Robotiks team has been hard at work preparing for their upcoming...

TARDY SWEEP SHENANIGANS. Tardy enforcement is necessary and needed, but the new sweeping policy is a tough reality.

Tardy sweep shenanigans have students running to class

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Nov 8, 2022

The warning bell echoes throughout the halls. Students rush to pick up the pace to make it into the classroom. The tardy bell rings, it's too late. The enforcement of rules surrounding tardies and skipping...

MAKING BEAUTIFUL MUSIC. The band performs Into the Blue, their marching program for the judges at area competition.

Marching band closes out memorable season at area competition

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Nov 8, 2022

Trumpets rise, drums beat in the distance, all of the hard work from the countless hours of practicing in the scorching heat finally pays off as the competition finally arrives. Anticipation is in...

SCARY ENDINGS. Even with a not so perfect plot, Halloween Ends is still worth watching this spooky season.

Halloween Ends ends franchise

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Oct 21, 2022

Halloween Ends 2022 (R) “Evil doesn’t die, it just changes shape.” Laurie says now that she understands the pure evil that is Michael Myers. Halloween Ends, as the name would suggest, is the...

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