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Advanced drama students pack week full of performances

Advanced drama students pack week full of performances

by Ava Hardin, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

The Wildkat theater program fell down quite the rabbit hole last week hosting multiple class plays. On Nov. 28 and 30, separate class periods performed Alice Meets Dorothy and Dearly Departed and put...

BEAUTIFUL LUCERNE. The history and beauty of Lucerne. Switzerland is one stop on the tour offered by EF Tours.

European adventure awaits

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Dec 8, 2022

Germany awaits the curious who wish to be a part of something great. As a once in a lifetime opportunity, everyone remotely interested should consider such a life changing opportunity and eye-opening trip.  That...

MERRY MOVIES. Home Alone beats out movies like Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas as the top Christmas movies.

‘Tis the season for favorite holiday movies

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

As the Christmas season approaches, the yearly traditions of getting a warm cup of cocoa and curling up by the fire with your loved ones, then turning on the TV and watching your favorite Christmas movie.  Which...

FINALS SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 2022.

Exam schedule offers new, positive alternatives

by Rosalyn Gutierrez, VOW staff Dec 8, 2022

It didn’t take a wish in a wishing well to make every student's dream come true. Leaving after two classes seems like a far off dream that would never make its way into reality, but the finals schedule...

TO PROTECT AND SERVE. A visitor to Christmas in the Barn visits with senior Reid Henderson, a member of the law class. The group passed out cocoa, played games and allowed visitors to tour their car.

CTE programs host early Christmas

by Stone Chapman, VOW Staff Writer Dec 7, 2022

The little pitter-patter of tiny feet and jolly Christmas music filled the agriculture barn when various school-sanctioned organizations came together to celebrate good tidings for the children of...

DIVING TO VICTORY. After a recent second place finish, junior Kelsey Weddington has qualified for All-American status. This will open up college and scholarship opportunities for the diver.

Jumping right in as an All-American

by Hannah Hartman, VOW staff Dec 7, 2022

Diving is a sport that takes dedication, guts, time and hard work. Standing on the platform knowing that all things must be perfect to get that higher score. It about the moment when talent meets preparation...

ON THE KOUCH. Athletic Director Jason Glenn is interviewed by junior Atavian Friend on an episode of Kats Kouch.

Kats Kouch highlights life as Wildkat

by Brody McNew, VOW staff Dec 6, 2022

The countdown starts, 3. Focus the cameras, 2. Ready the script 1. Turn up the microphones. The red light comes on. Welcome to the Kats Kouch.  The Kats Kouch is the Willis High School...

SITTING PRETTY. Working on a residents hair, junior Marlene De Aguila gives back to community by volunteering at the center.

Cosmetology gets in holiday spirit, gives nursing home residents makeovers

by Alyssa Beaulac, VOW staff Dec 6, 2022

Christmas time is not a season or time period, but a state of mind. Giving back to the community and helping people in need is a big part of the holiday and the cosmetology students knew just what...

TEXAS PROUD. During his time as a Navy SEAL, Morgan Luttrell takes a photo in full gear. Luttrell is the first Willis High School grad to be elected to Congress.

Home-town hero backed by community on his way to congress

by Reid Henderson, VOW Feature Editor Dec 6, 2022

The final votes are cast, and the small town kid from Willis, Texas has had his congressional race called. The victory party ensues and the celebrations commence. Come January, the Willis High School...

DECK THE HALLS. From now until the holiday starts, there is a different day to dress up.

12 Days of Christmas comes to campus

by Gracie Brumlow, VOW staff Dec 5, 2022

Cold fronts have come through full force, and so has the holiday spirit for everyone on campus. With decorations being put up in the halls, and thermoses full of hot chocolate from home during the day,...

TAKING CONTROL. Dominating her opponent, junior Melanie Garcia wrestles in the dual against Kingwood Park. The team has been busy competing once or twice a week to prepare for district competition.

Wrestling team sets sights on remaining season, future matches

by Blaine Eckert, VOW staff Dec 1, 2022

As the referee blows the whistle to start the action, two elite student-athletes meet in the middle to shake hands before their duel. After the handshake, they are cheered upon by their teammates as both...

CHRISTMAS IN COMING. On Friday at 4:00 the barn will be alive with fun, games and Santa. The event is free and open to all WISD elementary-aged students.

CTE presents cocoa, cookies, Christmas cheer in the barn

by Jason Clark, VOW staff Dec 1, 2022

The sounds of playful laughing. The smell of hot cocoa and freshly baked cookies. Children darting between their parents' feet and enjoying the Christmas cheer. The CTE center is hosting Christmas...

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