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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats

DANCE PRETTY SWEETHEARTS. Sweethearts drill team poses at UNT Dance Competition.

Sweethearts end season with dazzling performances

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor April 26, 2022

Wake-up. Practice. Dance. Perform. Repeat.  The Sweethearts drill team season is filled with rigorous practice in order to make a showstopping performance. From the football field to the Performing...

LOVE NEVER PLAYS BY THE RULES. Season 2 poster features Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) in between the Sharma sisters (Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran). Season 2 premiered March 25.

Netflix’s Bridgerton becomes Diamond of the Season

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor April 26, 2022

Lavish balls. Elegant dresses. Courting and engagements. The season’s scandal. Netflix’s Bridgerton has it all. The new season has become the diamond of the season as it surpasses Season one and...

DONT MISS YOUR CHANCE. Hamilton is in Houston at the Hobby Center. Tickets start at $80.

Do not throw away your shot to see ‘Hamilton’ under the stars

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor March 12, 2022

Who lives, who dies, who tells the story of Alexander Hamilton? The “Hamilton” touring cast does, and they do it well. “Hamilton” is waiting on the stage for you at the Hobby Performing Arts...

Healthy relationships workshop in PAC at 6 PM tonight.  Learn how to help teens make healthy relationship choices.

Communication key in avoiding toxic relationships

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor February 23, 2022

Holding hands in the hallway. Swapping lettermans. Walking each other to class.  A tight grip around the shoulder. Whisper-yelling in alcoves. Covered bruises. Blank eyes. The signs are there, and...

NEW MONTH, NEW GOAL. Making a new resolution each month will take the pressure off January an allow a change every month of the year.

Resolutions possible 12 months a year

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor February 1, 2022

A new gym membership left unused. Stacks of books unopened on a nightstand. Daily journal entries that end on Jan. 12. Sound familiar? Failed resolutions are more common than successful ones. The pressure...

25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS. Freeforms 25 Days of Christmas movies include holiday classics shown Dec 1-25. It is the TV channels 25th anniversary.

Treat everyday like Christmas with Freeform’s 25 days of Christmas

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor December 2, 2021

There’s Dasher and Dancer, and Comet and Cupid. Buddy the elf, Frosty the Snowman, and the Grinch. But the most famous Christmas character of all, Santa Claus. As a child, Christmas was the most important...

GOD BLESS THE USA. The Performing Arts Center was packed during the Veterans Day concert.

Veterans Day concert impacts community through music

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor November 19, 2021

“When I listen to you and your choir sing,  I think about difficult times my soldiers and I went through overseas and how nice it would have been to hear something this beautiful in the wake...

CRYSTAL CLEAR. Spring ISD has a clear bag policy for Planet Ford Stadium.

What students need to know before attending the playoff game

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor November 11, 2021

The Wildkat football team is headed to the playoffs, and here is everything you need to know. The game is at Planet Ford Stadium in Spring, Texas at 7:00 PM on Friday, Nov. 12. While school spirit and...

WILDKAT ROYALTY. Seniors Ernesto Telles and Melody Medina were crowned king and queen at the homecoming game.

Seniors crowned king, queen at homecoming game

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor November 8, 2021

Posters line the hallway. Nominees run around the halls and from class to class campaigning, saying, “Vote for me and I will give you candy!” Social media is filled with the smiling faces of each potential...

SPOOKY. Members of the drama department hosted a haunted house the Friday before Halloween.

Haunted house shows off talent of technical theater students

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor November 8, 2021

The lights are flashing. An old tricycle is squeaking as it comes out around the corner. Screaming is heard in the distance. Teenagers cling onto each other's arms in fear as they walk through the dark...

TEACHING WITH SPIRIT. Embracing the Anything but a Backpack theme, math teacher Jennifer Mitchell teaches one of her many DC classes. She teaches college algebra, statistic and trig for DC students.

Taking DC classes now will help students later

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor October 7, 2021

The clock is ticking. Juniors and seniors have a short two years to build up their college transcripts and filling it with various clubs and challenging courses. An advantage of the high school is that...

COLLEGE NIGHT. Lone Star College hosts College Night on Oct. 12 for juniors and seniors. This event will prepare students for filling out college applications and FAFSA.

College Night at Lone Star College helps prepare for application process

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor October 7, 2021

Transcripts. Letters of recommendation. School involvement. GPA. Class rank. These factors will haunt high school students as they prepare to apply for college. Adding on the stress of having to fill out...

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