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The Voice of the Wildkats

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

PINK OUT. Playing against the Woodlands Highlanders, the Wildkats wore pink for breast cancer awareness month.

Wildkats show support at Pink Out football game

by Summer Rains , VOW editor October 8, 2021

Mothers, sisters and grandmothers. About one in eight U.S women will get invasive breast cancer over the course of her life and one in 39 women will die from breast cancer. Breast cancer is most commonly...

THE BEST SHOW ON TURF. Homecoming tickets are $30 until Oct. 8. Tickets will be $40 next week.

Homecoming festivities filled with tradition

by Summer Rains , VOW editor October 7, 2021

Homecoming week is full of many traditions that come with being a Wildkat . It starts with the infamous parade down Wildkat Dr. where clubs and sports get to be showcased on the backs of trailers and trucks,...

ON ALL HALLOWS EVE. Find out what freighting movies to watch this Halloween season.

Haunted films to watch for Halloween fun

by Summer Rains , Heather Jackson , and Kendall Cobb October 7, 2021

Skeletons, witches, ghosts and ghouls. The spirit of Halloween lives on through many traditions including spooky movies. Audience members can’t let this holiday season go by without watching these classic...

AND THE WINNER IS. The 2021 Emmys awarded actors like Olivia Coleman and Jason Sudeikis at their show this year.

Streaming services take over Emmys

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 24, 2021

Netflix, Apple TV+, Amazon, Disney + and HBO Max were all winners at the 2021 Emmys. The streaming industry has begun to take over the TV show awards and old studios like ABC and NBC are starting to fall...

THE APPLE VS THE SOUND BARS. Writers discuss both Apple Music and Spotify and which platform is better.

Battle of the streaming services

by Summer Rains and Katherine Lee September 24, 2021

From big hit names to up and coming indie bands, there are thousands of options when it comes to choosing what music to listen to. After deciding what kind of music to listen to, listeners have to decide...

READY FOR ACTION. Waiting for the serve, seniors Reece Edmiston and Taylor Thomas with junior Caroline Woodfill play in the game against rivals Huntsville. The LadyKats won in four sets.

Ladykats sting Lady Hornets

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 17, 2021

A Lady Hornet makes her approach. The ball is high in the air and she comes down and spikes the ball.  The libero gives the perfect pass to the setter and she sets it to the right side hitter to make...

DRESS UP DAYS. The week of homecoming is full of fun and exciting dress up days to get ready for the football game.

Show Wildkat spirit on HOCO dress up days

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 17, 2021

Country vs. country club Day. Hip Hop Day. Decades Day. Neon Day. Spirit Day. The dress up week for homecoming is one of the age old traditions at the high school. Seeing the halls of the main building...

ANIMATED ACTION. The new Disney + series that asks the question What if?

Marvel Studios explores the unknown in the Disney + series “What if…?”

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 17, 2021

One universe that fans and audience members have grown to love over the past 13 years turns into a multiverse of new stories. The new marvel cartoon series on Disney + , “What if…?” takes the classic...

COMPLETING THE LIST. Geometry teacher Jim Korkowski and his wife Stacie enjoy the majestic beauty of Seldovia, AK in June 2021. The trip marked their visit to the last state on their list of 50 the couple wanted to visit before Stacie turned 50.

From the Redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 17, 2021

From the flashing lights of the Vegas Strip to the calming ocean breeze of the Florida coast, geometry teacher Jim Korkowski has traveled to every state in America. Six years ago, Korkowski and his wife...

SPIKE. During the second set of the game, senior Rylee Mcdonald kills the ball.

Ladykat volleyball captures win at home

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 8, 2021

As the ball comes over the net, the libero gets ready to make her pass. She takes a step forward and then falls to the ground as she gives the setter a perfect pass. The setter then raises her hands and...

THE LEGEND. Now in theatres, the latest Marvel film, Shang-Chi, is going above and beyond both audience and critics expectations.

New Marvel film hits the big screen

by Summer Rains, VOW editor September 8, 2021

After a long dry spell of little to no movies in the theatres, a refreshing film has hit the big screen. The new marvel movie, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” is a breathtaking experience...

COMEBACK SEASON. After a painful injury last season,  Joe Burrow has made a full recovery.

Burrow’s comeback inspires student athletes

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor September 7, 2021

The roars of the crowd filled the stadium with cheers. The ball is snapped, the quarterback looks around for an open player. He starts rolling left out of the pocket as he runs from defenders. This is...

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