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The Voice of the Wildkats

The Student News Site of Willis High School

The Voice of the Wildkats


Students’ share excitement over annual powderpuff game

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff May 24, 2023

Touchdowns. Fumbles. Tackles. As the year comes to an end, the time comes around for the annual powderpuff game.  As the girls took the place of the football players and the boys took the place...

THE MAN. THE MYTH. THE LEGEND. A celebration of Coach Dana Fossmo is planned for May 26 at 3 P.M.

Legendary coach retires, leaves mark on hearts of Wildkats for decades

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor May 24, 2023

The scariest part of growing up is all of the new faces one encounters in a lifetime. Moving from school to school, meeting new teachers, classmates and hallways children learn that nothing is forever,...

SQUEEZE! Hank and Clint from Brabham Middle school compete in a dual at Huntsville High School. The two students learned how to wrestle two weeks before the competition.

Wrestling team holds clinic, dual for future teammates

by Gaby DeLaRosa May 18, 2023

 WHS Wrestling hosted a two week training camp for junior high students to come and learn the ins and outs of wrestling. At the end of the camp a competition was held to put their skill to the test. On...

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...

LOADS OF SUPPORT. Xpress Laundrys Sam Prasla, senior Sonia Harper and WISD Director of Special Programs Debbie Walker kick off the Loads of Love Program at XPress Laundry in Willis.

Loads of Love program aides community, earns senior top Girl Scout award

by Michael Scholwinski, VOW staff May 17, 2023

He wakes up with just enough time to grab some clothes and make the bus. The stack of neatly folded clothes at the end of his bed is gone. He has to dig through the pile on the floor. The shirt and jeans...

ONE NIGHT ONLY. Mr. Wildkat is Saturday at 6 P.M.

Mr. Wildkat set to dazzle audience Saturday night

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff May 17, 2023

And the 2023 Mr. Wildkat is... On Saturday, May 20, numerous different students from the senior class will compete for the bragging rights to be called this year's "Mr. Wildkat". Students...

DOING THEIR PART. Members of AFJROTC aide in the clean up of the Rest Haven Cemetery.

AFJROTC aids community with cemetery clean up

by Juan Meza Chavez May 16, 2023

The AFJROTC went to the Rest Haven Cemetery, cleaning up all the graves to respect the deceased. Remembering those who have passed is important because those people have left families and friends behind...

Cadets march in a two-by formation along SH 75. They stayed silent and marched in a formation for the first two miles to honor the history.

Cadets remember fallen soldiers with Bataan Death March

by Gaby DeLaRosa May 16, 2023

On May 5th, 2023 WHS AFJROTC Cadets went on the Bataan Death March. The students did two and a half laps around the Girl Scouts property located two miles south of the school. Overall they did 14 miles...

CHINESE CONTROL. China is currently strengthening its control both politically and economically in order to keep its control for as long as possible. 

Chinese government tightening control to keep power

by Michael Scholwinski, VOW staff May 8, 2023

China as a country has grown significantly since the takeover in the years after the Chinese Civil War, where the Communist Chinese Party (CCP) was able to control most of modern day China under Mao Zedong....

DANCE FLOOR MEMORIES. Seniors fill the dance floor at prom in April.

Senior activities all downhill from here

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor May 8, 2023

Prom, Mr. Wildkat, Senior Picnic, Graduation. These events are looked forward to by the entire class their entire high school career. Dances, speeches, plain fun, whatever it is, seniors have their favorites...

WORDS OF EXPERIENCE. During a Writer;s Workshop junior Jace Yarborough helps sophomore Cesar Barrera with mastering a DBQ. The workshop was held during Wildkat Way for AP World History students who wanted an extra boost on their writing skills before the test.

Peers push World History AP students to accomplish high achievement

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff May 6, 2023

When pencil meets paper it can only be as sharp as the mind that wields it. Unfortunately, unlike a pencil, the mind can not become sharper with a twist or two in a pencil sharpener. The work to sharpen...

SUCKS TO BE HIM. The newest vampire movie to hit the theaters features Nicholas Cage as Dracula and Nicholas Hoult as his familiar.

Renfield: When life sucks, start living, stop serving

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Apr 26, 2023

 Renfield 2023 (R) “Some call me the dark one; others, the lord of death, but most know me as Count Dracula!” The vampire says as he rises into the air while the whole room watches in horror. Renfield...

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