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The Voice of the Wildkats

Fine Arts

DEVILISH GRIN. As one of many devils in the play, senior Joseph Sheldon contemplates his next move in The Devil in Sherman Marsh

Senior dramakats end year on comical note

by Heather Carroll May 18, 2024

The battle for popularity in high school can be an absolutely brutal thing, especially for those with interests considered “nerdy.” This is exactly the case for high school student Sherman Marsh, who...

CONCERT TIME. To preview their UIL contest program, the Wildkat Choirs will host a concert on Tuesday. The event is free of charge.

Wildkat Choir presents UIL music in Pre-UIL concert this Tuesday

by Heather Carroll Mar 25, 2024

Interchanging melodies and captivating harmonies surround you in the performing arts center as you're seated, watching the Wildkat Choir's annual Pre-UIL concert. The transforming dynamics of the unique...

ONE LAST PERFORMANCE. Members of the One Act Play cast take a bow after their first public performance of Amadeus.

After successful contest season, ‘Amadeus’ takes final bow

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Mar 20, 2024

As their final movement, Dramakats take the stage again on Wednesday, March 20 for their final performance of their UIL piece, Amadeus, the thrilling story of Salieri’s destruction of Amadeus Mozart....

One Act cast brings Mozarts world to life in Amadeus

One Act cast brings Mozart’s world to life in ‘Amadeus’

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Mar 1, 2024

Amadeus Mozart. Some say he wrote his first concerto at the age of 4, his first symphony at 5, a full opera at 14 and at 25 he met Salieri, the man who is rumored to have taken his life.  Amadeus,...

WINNERS. The Sweethearts bring home a lot of awards after the ADTS regionals. The event set the bar high for the remainder of the season.

Sweethearts ‘Swift-ly’ take home awards with Taylor-themed routines

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Mar 1, 2024

Are you ready for it? Sweethearts started their competition season strong on Feb. 17, taking home  total of 19 awards with soloist, duet, and team performances. Their team and officer song choices all...

AMADEUS ISSUES. The One Act Play cast is currently preparing Amadeus for competition. A public performance is scheduled for Feb. 26.

Dramakats preparing for upcoming one-act competition

by Heather Carroll Feb 13, 2024

Now that musical season is over, many of the Dramakats are turning their focus to the UIL one-act play. This year, the dramakats are doing a one-act of “Amadeus;” a play that portrays a fictional account...

WITCHY WOMAN.  During the evening performance of Hansel and Gretel, senior Sagheene Bello plays the role of the witch. Both Drama 2 classes staged the play for elementary students during the day and for the public during the evening.

Drama presents fairy tale story to families, elementary schools

Feb 9, 2024

The fairytale story of Hansel and Gretel came to life on the stage. The actors performed for both their elementary schools and their parents twice for everyone to have an opportunity to watch this amazing...

JUST DANCE. Playing the roles of Ren McCormack and Ariel Moore, seniors Aiden Hamilton and Gracie Saucedo show off a scene of Footloose for the eighth graders visiting from Lynn Lucas Middle School on Monday.

Footloose hits stage Friday, Saturday

by Sujeidy Ortiz and Gaby DeLaRosa Jan 24, 2024

After a town tragedy, the parents and leaders of Bomont felt compelled to do something to save their children.  They imposed stricter curfews.They committed to raising their children in church.They...

FOOTLOOSE CAST. The 2024 musical cast has been announced.

Footloose cast announced, musical practice starts

by Ashley Briones Nov 9, 2023

The students waiting outside the door eager to be let in for auditions. Tech theater is getting all the lights and microphones ready. Backstage getting ready all of the costumes for the actors. And the...

RHAPCITY. During the show at regional UIL on Tuesday, junior Eli Maddox plays. The band received a superior rating and advanced to area.

Wildkat marching band, color guard head to area competition

by Heather Carroll Oct 20, 2023

Starting off soft and eventually erupting into a vibrant and powerful musical arrangement, the Wildkat marching band somehow takes you through a day of busy city life within minutes.  After several...

FLUTE ON THE FIELD. Standing with the marching band, senior Hannah Hutchins plays the flute while performing the UIL routine on Friday Night.

Band marches into contest

by Jackie Diaz, VOW Staff Oct 17, 2023

The cheerleaders cheer their hearts out, the student section screams with spirit and the drill team dances gracefully across the field. One organization is responsible for the sound of Friday night lights.  After...

STRIKE A POSE. Ending their national champion kick routine, members of the Sweethearts close the dance in style.

Sweethearts bring home 13th national title

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff May 18, 2023

The Sweethearts is a longstanding organization with various traditions and titles to their name. Most notably, the sweethearts are twelve time national champions, earning their thirteenth title in Florida...

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