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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

Around Campus

ITS GAME TIME. The powerpuff game is Wednesday, with the freshmen vs. seniors game starting at 5:30.

Powderpuff teams hit gridiron Wednesday at Yates

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff May 2, 2022

The annual powder puff game is set for Wednesday, May 4.  The first game starts at 5:30. The game is a fundraiser, but since the class of 2022 has been undefeated since their freshman year, the game is...

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...

SPARKS FLY. During welding class, junior Dawson Killingsworth practices on perfecting his weld. Sixty members of the welding class passed their certification test.

Wildkat makes history as first female to earn welding certification

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager April 25, 2022

It is the first day of sophomore year. Kendall King makes the hike to the CTE building, ready to meet her new teacher and classmates. She walks to the welding shop, following in the footsteps of all the...

DONT MISS THE FUN. Mr. Wildkat is Saturday night. Make sure you reserve your ticket now.

Mr. Wildkat showcases talent, silliness of senior class

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff April 21, 2022

It is all about the talent. Maybe not so much the talent - maybe it is the swimsuit competition. But the opening  number is really important too. And the audience and judges love the Q&A of the top...

TIME TO STRESS LESS. Kats Joined 4 Hope is encouraging students to stress less, Each day next week has a designated dress up day.

From jammies to tie dye, Stress Less Week offers dress up days to promote mental wellness

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager April 21, 2022

Projects are due. STAAR test are coming. UIL contests are approaching. Seniors are worried about walking rank. Finals are around the corner, and every teacher seems to be cramming six weeks of work in...

SUBSTITUTIONS CAUSE COMPLAINTS. Supply chain shortages have caused strain on district workers and disgruntled students and parents.

Supply shortages cause demand for better cafeteria options

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager April 5, 2022

A parent walks through the bare aisles of a grocery store using what they can find to plan meals for the week. When they can’t find their kids' favorites, they have to make do with substitutions that...

THE ROAD TO SUCCESS. Seniors are making a lot of decisions about their future. College, work or military service? They all could be the road to success.

Seniors plan for future

by Janice Talley, VOW Around Campus editor April 1, 2022

With only nine weeks left, seniors have to start picking their future and make plans now. Over the summer, and throughout the school year, the graduating class of 2022 has sent in many college applications,...

WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS. The journalism team placed first in district. Seniors Summer Rains, Stephanie Keele, Heather Jackson, Katherine Lee, sophomore Stone Chapman and junior Jason Clark took the Journalism Champs title March 23 at The Woodlands High School.

Journalism UIL places first at district, eight students advance to regionals

by Stone Chapman, VOW writer April 1, 2022

There’s a lot of things necessary for success in UIL: a laptop, practice sheets, dictionaries, magic lucky charms and yummy snacks. Last Saturday the UIL team competed against some of the strongest players...

FAVORITE NIGHT. Seniors Cole Arnold and Allie Benson recognize head trainer Scott McClatchy as their favorite teacher. Each year members of the training staff pick their favorite teacher along with the football team, cheerleaders and Sweethearts.

Athletic training program seeking dedicated students

by Hannah Hartman, VOW Features editor March 11, 2022

Time. Dedication. Work. Training.  Applications for the 2022-23 school year are due today. Students will be interviewed and given opportunities to show their qualities that will help the athletic training...

SAVE THE DATE. The school is participating in a virtual job fair March 29 and 30. This will help students find their path for future careers and opportunities.

Virtual job fair on March 29, 30

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager February 24, 2022

The Education for Tomorrow Alliance will be holding a virtual job fair on March 29 and 30 for juniors and seniors of Willis and Conroe ISD. This will provide students with information about various companies...

PENCILS SHARPENED. As testing season hits, students can be impacted in a postitive manner.

Positive testing season can impact students’ future plans

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff February 23, 2022

     School has no purpose. This rings true for many students. And as many students hold this belief close to their heart, it takes that place built upon a foundation of certain reasons. When testing...

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