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Matt Pearce: Not Just a Game

Matt Pearce: Not Just a Game

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

December 5, 2016


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Fantasy Football is an online game where everyday people choose real life football players to create a custom team roster. In most cases, but not all, groups of friends band together to battle against each other to see who can create the best NFL fantasy team. Points are given out depending on how well...

Richard Rother: Here to Help

Richard Rother: Here to Help

Kate McLeod, Copy Editor

November 11, 2016


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Senior Richard Rother substituted in for junior bass drum player Kate McLeod at the UIL Marching Contest, due to McLeod injuring her back. Rother had 5 days to learn several new marching fundamentals and music, and his hard work helped the band receive a superior rating. “I felt bad for Kate when she got injured,...

Sewerville: Sewer’s Don’t Stink

Sewerville: Sewer’s Don’t Stink

Katrina Christine and Kate McLeod

October 31, 2016


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Most of the time when you think of sewers you think of disgusting underground waste systems and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. However, for a few students at Whitehouse, they think of their band, Sewerville. Sewerville is a Punk/alternative/indie band consisting of juniors Johnny Saigusa and C...

Josh Tomlin: A Hometown Hero

Josh Tomlin: A Hometown Hero

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2016


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Editor's Note: We have fixed Tomlin's graduation year to 2003 from 2006. We apologize for this typo.   The World Series is now underway! The Chicago Cubs face the Cleveland Indians in the fight for the Commissioner's Trophy. Game 3 of the World Series is on Friday, and Whitehouse High School gra...

Mrs. Alyssa Gill: A Tragedy She Will Never Forget

Mrs. Alyssa Gill: A Tragedy She Will Never Forget

McKenna Mirsky, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2016


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Editor's Note: The Columbine shooting was one of the first mass school shootings in America's history. On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 12 students and 1 teacher in their high school. For more information on the event itself, please visit http://www.history.com/topics/columbine-high-school-shootings.   Most people as...

Makenzie Santschi: A Brighter Future

Makenzie Santschi: A Brighter Future

Timia Cobb, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016


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Senior Makenzie Santschi took the PSAT test last October and is now qualified as a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). According to nationalmerit.org, only one-third of 50,000 commended students make it to be a semifinalist in NMSP. “When I took the test I honestly just look...

Jarret Carnes: Back on Track

Jarret Carnes: Back on Track

Alesha Acton, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2016


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Jarret Carnes is a student here at Whitehouse High School. He is in the band, tennis team, and is the student body VP.  He is very involved in school activities and is a proud member of WHS. Last May, Carnes was experiencing chest pains that sent him to the ER. After taking X-Rays, Carnes found out that ...

Emeline Rose: The Belle of the Ball

Emeline Rose: The Belle of the Ball

Kate McLeod, Copy Editor

September 30, 2016


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Senior Emeline Rose is president of the Wildcat Theatre Company and has acted in multiple musicals and plays at WHS throughout her high school career. She will be starring as Belle in the production of Beauty and the Beast this fall. “When I was eight years old I saw Beauty and the Beast f...

Luke Smith: Family Matters

Luke Smith: Family Matters

Alesha Acton, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016


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Freshman Luke Smith is one of many who has adopted siblings. Living at home with all of his siblings, except his two older brothers, sounds like chaos, but to him it is a completely normal lifestyle. Luke has a total of 11 siblings. He is one of the 4 who are biologically related, the rest are adopted. ...

Sam Germosen: Big City to Small Town

Sam Germosen: Big City to Small Town

Whitney Ethridge, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2016


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The distance from New York City, NY to Whitehouse, TX is one thousand, five hundred and thirteen miles, which is equivalent to a three and a half hour flight, or a full day of non-stop driving. There’s a difference in culture and customs just as big as the distance between the two states. Moving to a...

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