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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


EXAM TIME. Senior exams starts Tuesday. All students will test on Friday.

Students prepare for upcoming finals

by Emma Lowe, VOW staff May 16, 2023

The end of the school year means not only beaches and pool days, but it also means finals are coming up. After a long semester of hard work and late nights, students prepare and study for their upcoming...

AN ADVENTURE BEGINS.  English teacher, Anthony Lane, plans to sail the world with his 15 year-old-son.

English teacher begins around-the-world journey in the Atlantic

by Heather Jackson, VOW photography manager May 13, 2022

A young child sits in his seat as the boat makes its way to their fishing spot in Trinity River. He casts his small rod, bobber barely visible due to limited early-morning light. He carefully watches and...

SENIOR SPIRIT. Camo was everywhere, especially on senior classes as they school hunted the cougars. The seniors was one of two classes who will attend the pep rally based on their school spirit.

Camo floods school as classes compete for pep rally seats

by Julian Pelayo, VOW staff Aug 27, 2021

Camo flooded the halls and classrooms as the Kats prepared for their first game under the Friday night lights this season. “Catch the Cougars,” was the theme for the first game of the season. Only...

ONE YEAR. The one year anniversary of COVID19 brings tough memories to light.

From ‘flatten the curve’ to ‘social distance,’ COVID anniversary reminds world of lessons learned

by Reagan Bond, VOW staff Apr 1, 2021

March 13th. The date may not stick out in everyone’s head, but it was the last day of school before spring break 2020. The anniversary of the world turning upside down. Sadly, Covid is still a thing...

JV track ready to show talent this season

JV track ready to show talent this season

by Lilly Blue, VOW staff Mar 3, 2021

As the runner stands on the podium and looks up at the person who beat him, he thinks to himself, this is going to take a long time and a lot of hard work.  Track season is starting and the team is...

Whether you celebrate with a Hanukkah menorah, a Christmas tree or nothing but your own spirit, the holidays are an important part of the year regardless. So don’t forget to be thankful for what life has given you, celebrate for what you have, and look forward to the new year to come - even if it costs you a buck or two.

Time to return to Christmas roots by denying commercialization of holiday season

by Jason Clark, VOW staff Dec 14, 2020

Falling in the months of November and December, holidays such as Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Boxing Day, and most have been commercialized by the modern world to some extent or another. However, one is more...

MARK YOUR CALENDAR. The Lady Kats start with a Halloween scrimmage against Montgomery.

Shooting for the Stars

by Piper Neumann, VOW sports editor Oct 19, 2020

The crowd goes silent. She shoots, she scores. Ladykat basketball season is right around the corner. With tryouts next week, the Ladykats are ready to begin the season. Even though basketball is a winter...

LEADERS OF THE PACK. At the race against Magnolia West, junior Kayman Hatthorn and Braden Kurtz lead the pack of runners from the track to the wooded section of the course.

Cross country team prepares for district while making adjustments due to COVID reality

by Sure Ibukun, VOW contributor Oct 2, 2020

Under the scorching sun, a thunder of steps can be heard from afar. For the runners on the cross country team, each day is like the one before. Work out before school. Work out after school. Run with friends...

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