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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

Students’ share excitement over annual powderpuff game

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff May 24, 2023

Touchdowns. Fumbles. Tackles. As the year comes to an end, the time comes around for the annual powderpuff game.  As the girls took the place of the football players and the boys took the place...

EXAM TIME. Senior exams starts Tuesday. All students will test on Friday.

Students prepare for upcoming finals

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff May 16, 2023

The end of the school year means not only beaches and pool days, but it also means finals are coming up. After a long semester of hard work and late nights, students prepare and study for their upcoming...

CLASS OF 2023. This is the moment, seniors. Make it count. 

Class of 2023: make this moment count

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Mar 20, 2023

A stage of life coming to an end. An ending to only the beginning of life. Doors closing and new ones opening. As seniors start preparing to say their final goodbyes to high school, a bittersweet sense...

CALIFORNIA DREAMING. The addition of In-N-Out to the local fast food options brings a bit of the Golden State to the area.

In-N-Out adds quality, value to area fast food options

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Mar 11, 2023

The burgers cook perfectly on the hot grill. A piece of cheese added onto the patty along with the most wonderful sauce, adding the perfect amount of flavor. The fries are freshly cut and cooked. Recently,...

WANNA BE THE WILDKAT? Tryouts for cheer and the mascot are soon. A mandatory meeting is Thursday or next Tuesday.

Cheer tryouts approaching with seniors leading way

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Feb 15, 2023

For students who want to bask under the Friday night lights, cheering on Wildkats, pumping up the crowd with chants and T-shirts - the time to prepare is now. With the end of the school year approaching,...

HE LOVES HER. SHE LOVES HIM NOT. Need a great love story for Valentines Day? Just Friends is a good throw back for Feb. 14.

‘Just Friends’ tells great love story by providing lots of laughs

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Feb 13, 2023

The 2005 film “Just Friends” directed by Roger Kumble is a romance and comedy film. The  movie is inspired by an experience one of the writers went through when he experienced the friend zone. The...

THEYRE BACK. After a small break, the M&M spokescandies are back. A controversy over their new looks caused the company to retire the popular spokescandies until their rerelaese on Super Bowl Sunday.

M&M spokescandies return after controversy causes upheaval in media

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Feb 13, 2023

Controversy. Disagreements. People debating over this and that. An icon being suddenly bombarded with hate. The media is in upheaval with the recent changes in shoes for the infamous green M&M and...

BEST OF SHOW. The art by Ashlynn White featuring her grandfather was named Best of Show.

Students place in rodeo art show

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Jan 27, 2023

Cowboy boots. Cowboy hats. Wholesome artwork. Hours of a person's life dedicated to one piece of artwork. The scent of barn all around. Students in art class had the opportunity to be a part of the Houston...

KNIVES ARE OUT AGAIN.  Detective Blanc returns for a new case in The Glass Onion on Netflix.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery 2022 (PG-13)

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Jan 13, 2023

The new 2022 film “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” directed by Rian Johnson is an American mystery film. The movie is a sequel from the original “Knives Out” movie that was released in 2019....

THATS ME. Pointing out their names on the college acceptance wall, seniors Jonathan Dozier and Colin Utecht enjoy their coffee at the Coffee with Counselors event.

Students rewarded with famous coffee for efforts towards college prep

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Nov 27, 2022

Happiness. Tears. A mix of excitement. This past week, the seniors were given Mrs. Neumann's famous iced coffee as a reward for being accepted or touring a college as well as for students have been given...

RAINBOW IN THE OUTFIELD. Opting for just a crazy hat rather than an entire costume, junior Mason Bearden plays the outfield in the scrimmage.

Baseball team adds a spooky touch to practice by dressing in costumes for Halloween

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Nov 8, 2022

Sunny days on the field with the autumn breeze in the air. Practicing with teammates that are like family. The baseball team adds a little bit of fun to their practice on Halloween, dressing up in...

FUNERAL FASCINATIONS. At the National Museum of Funeral History, senior Kenneth Chatman enjoys the exhibits of the museum featuring 17 fascinating exhibits on the worlds funeral cultures, from ancient Egypt to modern times.

Students visit museum dedicated to funeral history

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff Oct 31, 2022

Sitting on the school bus with the anticipation to get to the destination. Bringing money for souvenirs. Learning new facts about the everyday world. The business class and senior photography class...

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