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The Voice of the Wildkats

BIG FISH. The musical has three performances this weekend. Scan the QR code on the poster for more info.

Students bring magical Big Fish to life

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Jan 25, 2023

Everyone backstage lets out a long breath as the warm lights rise on the stage and the curtains slowly open. This. This is the moment they’ve been preparing for since the fall. All of their long evenings...

Known for his sense of humor and crazy dress up days outfits, English teacher Chris Slovak is the Unofficial Campus Culture Director.  His prank right before the break had his fourth period questioning reality.

Slovak pranks fourth period with fake arrest

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Jan 13, 2023

Everyone on campus is aware that English teacher Christopher Slovak knows how to have fun during the school day. From fun lessons to eccentric costumes for dress-up days, it’s never a dull moment for...

MERRY MOVIES. Home Alone beats out movies like Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas as the top Christmas movies.

‘Tis the season for favorite holiday movies

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

As the Christmas season approaches, the yearly traditions of getting a warm cup of cocoa and curling up by the fire with your loved ones, then turning on the TV and watching your favorite Christmas movie.  Which...

DECK THE HALLS. From now until the holiday starts, there is a different day to dress up.

12 Days of Christmas comes to campus

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Dec 5, 2022

Cold fronts have come through full force, and so has the holiday spirit for everyone on campus. With decorations being put up in the halls, and thermoses full of hot chocolate from home during the day,...

LIVE BIG. This cast of Big Fish are now rehearsing for the musical. Performances will be in January.

Big Fish makes big start as cast begins rehearsal for musical

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Nov 14, 2022

“Son, you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. You teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. You teach a man the Alabama stomp, you feed his soul!”  Big Fish the musical has officially...

SANTA IS ON HIS WAY. Join Santa in enjoying pancakes and holiday cheer at Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 3.

Breakfast with Santa comes to CTE on Dec. 3

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Nov 6, 2022

As the air grows colder and the Christmas season nears, there is growing anticipation of sugar cookies, Christmas trees, and of course, Santa. The WISD Education Foundation is hosting Breakfast with...

THE NIGHT HE COMES HOME. The start of a franchise, Halloween is the original appearance of Michael Myers.

Halloween 1978 (R)

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Oct 31, 2022

The horrifying realization sets in, "It was the boogie man." Laurie said to Dr. Loomis.  "As a matter of fact, it was." He coldly responded.  “Halloween” is an all time classic horror film,...

DOUBLE TROUBLE. Evil doppelgangers hunt a family in this suspenseful film by Jordan Peele.

Us (2019)

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff Oct 31, 2022

“They look exactly like us. They think like us. They know where we are.” Like “The Shining”, there are a number of ways to interpret Jordan Peele’s horror movie, “Us”. Every scene is a...

LEATHERFACE. A classic scary movie set in the Lone Star State, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a movie not to be missed this spooky season.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974 (R)

by Avery Cheatham, VOW staff Oct 28, 2022

“He’s wearing her face!” The 1974 film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is directed by Tobe Hooper originally in the 1974 film and the 2003 Marcus Nispel remake. They only lightly based on the real-life...

THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT. Demons, apps and predictions of death create a horror movie worth watching.

Countdown 2019 (PG-13)

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Oct 20, 2022

“The countdown app? It’s really just a random number with a clock. It’s not that scary, but it seems like it worked on you two clowns.”  Would you want to know the exact moment when you’re...

WELCOME TO HARGA. What starts out as a sweet adventure in the Swedish countryside turns sinister in Midsommar.

Vacation turns to terror in Midsommar 2019 (R)

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Oct 20, 2022

The phrase “Welcome to Harga and happy Midsommar,” reverberated in the minds of a select few American tourists as two elders of Harga dove face first off a steep cliff, marking the end of their life...

ALL TRICKS NO TREATS. The drama department will host a haunted house from 5-8 on Halloween in the PAC.

Drama department scares up funds with haunted house

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Oct 19, 2022

Spooky season means many different things. For some, it means pumpkin spice lattes, for others, it means dressing up as their favorite characters, but for theater students, it’s a chance to put their...

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