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The Voice of the Wildkats

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The Voice of the Wildkats

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The Voice of the Wildkats

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Dulce Silverio playing her saxophone along with all of her band teammates.

Band, colorguard show community their skills

by Ashley Briones May 18, 2024

Ready. Position. And Go. Those are the words that were said to all of the students that participated in the jazz and colorguard concert. These students have been practicing for a long time to give the...

COMMUNITY LEADER. The Greater Houston Football Coaches Association named Lindsay Miller the Wife of the Year. She was nominated by her husband, head Coach Trent Miller.

Miller presented with Wife of the Year Award

by Heather Carroll May 18, 2024

Being the wife of a head football coach may not sound like more than a fun fact at first, but in reality, a lot can go into holding the position. Behind the scenes, they are involved in all sorts of activities...

CANDIDATES. The Montgomery County Fair Queen next to all of her runner ups.

Junior crowned Montgomery County Fair Queen

by Ashley Briones May 18, 2024

As the crown placed on her cowboy hat, she reflected on all the work it took to get to this moment.  But for junior Faith Nicols, the work has just started. Being committed to the livestock industry,...

DEDICATED. During class English teacher Bridgett Thomas is teaching her students about poems. Thomas has been teaching for 17 years.

English teacher named top in school

by Ashley Briones Apr 22, 2024

A teacher. A mother. A grandmother. A leader. An inspiration. These keywords and her positive mindset describe the 2024 Teacher of the Year. English teacher Bridget Thomas has been teaching for 17 years,...

AWARENESS.

Supporting autism awareness includes education, acceptance

by Heather Carroll Apr 20, 2024

April 1 marked the start of Autism Acceptance and Awareness Month: a month dedicated to showing your acceptance and appreciation towards the people in the community who are on the autism spectrum. People...

DISTRICT CHAMP. Senior Gracie Saucedo was named District 13-6A Prose Champion. Saucedo was coached by theater teacher Meg Standley.

First time UIL speaker wins district

by Victoria Medina Apr 13, 2024

With a deep breath, senior Gracie Saucedo looked at three men across the room. What was going through their minds? What did they see when they looked at her? She was dressed for competition in her black...

STORYTELLER. History teacher Whitney VanCleave teaches a DC U.S. History class. VanCleave was nominated for a Humanities Texas’ Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award by a former student.

School-wide loved history teacher nominated for award

by Isabella Melin Apr 13, 2024

For the past 13 years, nine at Willis, U.S. history teacher Whitney Van Cleave has changed the lives of hundreds of students through educating. This year, she was nominated for Humanities Texas’ Outstanding...

Conroe offers new frozen dessert, candy store

Conroe offers new frozen dessert, candy store

by Melissa Guerrero Mar 29, 2024

Exhausted after a day full of exams? Craving a sweet frozen reward after swimming? Suppress your cravings with award-winning Cherry Amaretto ice cream from Yeti Eddy, a new small-owned business in...

ONE MESSAGE. Fields of Faith is back on April 22. The events is from 5-8 p.m. at Berton A. Yates Stadium.

Fields of Faith unites community

by Victoria Medina Mar 25, 2024

Tell your story. Everyone is different. The Willis community continues to grow as do the events occurring yearly. Fields of Faith is an event where students can worship and have an opportunity to share...

Eyes on the future. Senior Trenton Lightfoot reads his textbook to prepare to get his real estate license and create a strong career.

Real estate class offers wonderful opportunity for students

by Melissa Guerrero Mar 25, 2024

For many people purchasing a house is one of the most important decisions of their lives. In the CTE building, juniors and seniors work hard to become future professionals in this field and assist people.   Getting...

HIGHEST STANDARDS. A member of the Lambda Eta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority performs at the spring pep rally. The Sam Houston State University student was part of the strolling demonstration.

Strolling at spring pep rally gives Wildkats new view of Black culture

by Ashley Briones Mar 8, 2024

Step. Clap. Step. Step. Clap. Clap. The sounds took the gym by surprise. As the unknown faces took the gym floor, the response was wild. The synchronized gestures and steps grabbed the attention of the...

VOTE. For many seniors, Tuesdays primary election is their first opportunity to vote.

Seniors preparing to vote for first time tomorrow

by Heather Carroll Mar 4, 2024

You stand in line outside of the voting center with a ballot in hand, nervous yet excited to finally be a contributor to deciding who runs things as small as city offices and as big as the entire country.  Senior...

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