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Emily Chenoweth: All-Around Talent

Emily Chenoweth: All-Around Talent

McKenna Mirsky, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017

Being a part of band for four consecutive years faces many challenges and obstacles that many can’t handle. However, this doesn’t stop senior french horn player Emily Chenoweth  from achieving what most students could never dream of doing. Chenoweth has made huge accomplishments for band such as making ...

Josh Jackson: Rocky VI

Josh Jackson: Rocky VI

Madison Kirkpatrick, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2017

Boxing is an intense sport that requires strength, endurance and skill. Senior Josh Jackson is a student who comes from a family full of boxers. The athlete has been boxing for the past seven years. “My dad boxes professionally,” Jackson said. “And my brother boxes as well, so it kind of runs in t...

Jacob Mauldin: Nintendo Master Race

Mauldin playing Mario Kart on the computer

Alesha Acton, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2017

Junior Jacob Mauldin is a junior here at Whitehouse High School. While many people may know who he is, they probably don't know about his collection. There's a lot more to people than what meets the eye. Mauldin has been collecting Nintendo devices for a long time. It all started with his father ownin...

Kamryn Hightower: A Forte Choral Member

Kamryn Hightower: A Forte Choral Member

Whitney Ethridge, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

On January 27th and 28th, Whitehouse Choir held the Solo and Ensemble competition at the highschool. More than half of the choir competed in this competition either by performing a solo, ensemble, or both. Of everyone that competed, one of the most successful was sophomore Kamryn Hightower. As a soph...

A Cinematic Workplace

A Cinematic Workplace

Haley Butler, Senior Editor

February 23, 2017

The lines grew rapidly longer while drinks were made and popcorn was bagged. Customers were building up anticipation while waiting to watch the film. Meanwhile, the employees were rushing, going as fast as their feet could take them to serve the guests the best their cinema has to offer. Seeing a movi...

Mr. Denny Whitley: The Sensei of Sound

Mr. Denny Whitley: The Sensei of Sound

Timia Cobb, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017

Band director Mr. Denny Whitley has been with Whitehouse ISD for more than 28 years and it has been announced as a Texas bandmaster and put into the band director's hall of fame. Whitley has put a lot of work into the Whitehouse high school, middle school, and Jr. High bands. His students and fellow ...

Student Council: Making the World a ‘Greener’ Place

Student Council: Making the World a 'Greener' Place

Kate McLeod, Copy Editor

February 5, 2017

Student Council is promoting recycling by hosting a Super Bowl competition. Students can bring recyclable goods to the cafeteria and place them in the trash can for the team that they predict will win the Super Bowl. Today is the final day to participate in the competition. “Our goal is to make our community greener...

Dr. Olivia Allen: The Challenge of the Challenger

Allen's certificate for applying to NASA (Courtesy photo from Allen)

Katrina Christine and Kate McLeod

February 2, 2017

January 28, 1986. The Challenger, a space shuttle about to ascend and make monumental history, was going to be the twenty-fifth flight of the space shuttle program. It was launching from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was a cold January morning in Cape Canaveral, and that seemly harmless cold t...

Meredith Campbell: A Future Tennis Star

Campbell (middle) with her teammates

Dylan Shakelford, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

Tennis is one of the most under-appreciated sports in the world. Most people in the school probably didn't even know Whitehouse had a tennis team, but its size has increased dramatically over the past two years. People don’t realize how fun it can be when playing with the right people. Sophomore Mer...

Arbab Ahmed: From Humble Beginnings

Ahmed with his mother. (Courtesy of Ahmed's Facebook page)

Kate McLeod, Copy Editor

January 25, 2017

8,542 miles from Whitehouse, Texas to Dhaka, Bangladesh. 23 hours on plane from DFW airport to Shahjalal Airport. 12 AP classes over the course of 4 years. Countless hours studying and preparing for rigorous tests. There can be only one valedictorian for the class of 2017 at Whitehouse High School. S...

Matt Pearce: Not Just a Game

Senior Matt Pearce analyzing his Fantasy Football roster

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

December 5, 2016

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

Senior Richard Rother playing his bass drum.

Kate McLeod, Copy Editor

November 11, 2016

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,...

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