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

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats


DREAM BIG. Cody Johnsons new album and a documentary on his life and career were released Oct. 8.

Small town cowboy inspires others to dream big

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor October 15, 2021

From young love to growing old, Cody Johnson's new album has it all. On October 8th, COJO published his new 18-track album, "Human: the Double Album." He was inspired by real life experiences when collaborating...

LOL. Many of the most popular emojis convey strong emotion. The top emoji is the face with the tears of joy.

Popular emojis vary

by Hannah Hartman, VOW Features editor October 14, 2021

The way people perceive others in real life is based on their facial expressions and the tone of their voice, but when they’re messaging most people can’t tell the difference between sarcastic and...

FIGHT BACK. Interact partners with Rotary International to raise funds for vaccines to battle polio.

Interact, Rotary work to fight polio

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager October 14, 2021

Clubs, organizations and volunteers around the world have been working for years to fight a devastating disease that arose more than 200 years ago. Children are left defenseless to an infectious illness...

PODCAST: Construction science

PODCAST: Construction science

by Brenan Mansker, VOW Multimedia editor October 14, 2021

PROUD AND PINK. On Pink Out Night in the game against The Woodlands, seniors Xzavier Ross, Tanner Hayes, Jorge Garcia and Trevor Jones run on the field at Woodforest Stadium. The game was held on a Thursday because The Woodlands shares stadiums with College Park, Oak Ridge, Grand Oaks, Conroe and Caney Creek High Schools.

Thursday night lights add different perspective to traditional football

by GinElla Mire, VOW staff October 13, 2021

The Sweethearts line up in the victory line as the band warms up for the evening. The trainers set up their equipment and the cheerleaders take selfies before stretching and warming up. The stands of Woodforest...

LIVING THE DREAM. Styles poses for the first time at MSG Stadium at a One Direction concert in 2012. Styles retakes the same picture every time he performs at this venue.

Styles earns Golden Ticket after New York performances

by Katherine Lee, VOW editor October 8, 2021

Elton John. Bon Jovi. Fleetwood Mac. Harry Styles. This elite list of names has two things in common, being worldwide phenomenons and having received the Madison Square Garden Gold Ticket Award. This...

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 REAL DEAL. Gossip and false facts are dominating the world of media while hard hitting stories are pushed aside.

Journalism core shatters as media turns focus to gossip, speculation

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager October 8, 2021

Investigative reporters, rebels and muckrakers. These are the people who got in the nitty-gritty of what was going on in their communities and fought for reform. They discovered the truth and passed...

THAT A GIRL. At the game against Conroe, senior Georgia Everett congratulates senior Rylee McDonald after a great play. The team fought hard and lost in five sets to the district rival.

Volleyball fights hard against district rivals

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor October 8, 2021

Purple surrounds the visitor side of the gym. Faces are red as players dive and spike the ball into the air. The stands cheering “We… Are…. Willis…” after every touch by the LadyKats. Both...

THERES SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE. The new film on Netflix is a slasher film worth watching.

Netflix’s new slasher film worthy of spooky season movie night

by Stephanie Keele, VOW Multimedia editor October 8, 2021

There’s Someone Inside Your House. (2021) TV-MA As soon as the candy corn and pumpkins hit the store shelves, spooky season officially begins in the hearts of many. With the talk of trick or treating,...

Early release 10/8

Early release 10/8

by Wildkat Media October 7, 2021

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...

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