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Student Council Thanksgiving Meals

Student Council Thanksgiving Meals

Kat Carlow, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Student Council will be hosting multiple events to provide low-income students with Thanksgiving meals. From November 4-22, a food drive will be set up to take specified donations. On the 25th and 26th, Stuco members will cook and prepare meals to be given to students and their families on Thanksgiv...

UIL Area Competition

Senior Shaylee Durst observes her band as they trek the field during their drill.

Brayden Hogue, Graphic Designer

October 25, 2019

On Oct. 26 the band is set to compete at Area UIL Marching Contest. This will be the first time that the band has chosen to advance past regional marching under the direction of band director Thomas Mensch.  “If our motto is to ‘make our best better’ then the only way we can do that is by e...

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

Dana Ramirez, Editor-In-Chief

September 29, 2019

The National Honor Society (NHS) will be hosting their first of four blood drives with Carter Bloodcare tomorrow from 8 am to 4 pm at the auxiliary gym.  “We have an overwhelming amount of students that are really excited for the blood drive,” NHS sponsor Daphne Bolay said. “Normally it take...

See You Later, Standley

Physics teacher Meghan Standley helps senior Alicia Gurrusquieta with a worksheet

Staff Writer, Ashlynn Patterson

September 13, 2019

Physics teacher Meghan Standley will be leaving the high school on September 13th.  “It’s very sad that I have to leave after five years of teaching here,” Standley said. “I’ve made a lot of good relationships with all the teachers and students here. Although it is sad, I’m really looki...

Whitehouse Gets a TEA Score of 91

Whitehouse Gets a TEA Score of 91

Eli Cosper, Senior Editor

September 5, 2019

Whitehouse Independent School District (WISD) was given a quality of education score of 91 (an A) by the Texas Education Association (TEA) this August. The letter grade each Texas school receives is a combined result of a financial report, an accountability rating, and related results from the Texas ...

Open House Tonight

Open House Tonight

Carter De Los Santos, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Parents will be able to follow their kids’ schedule during Open House at 5:45pm tonight.   “My parents are going to get a feel of what my schedule is like for the day, see what needs to be done, see the basic homework schedule that’s going to happen for me,” Senior Tristan Bunch said.    ...

Varsity Football: Whitehouse vs. Henderson

Coach Gautney posing with a football

Casey Lewis, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

The Wildcats face off against Henderson tonight in the first football game of the season at Henderson.  “We all prepare by eating right and drinking lots of water through the week but the biggest part is preparing mentally and getting our minds right for the game,” Senior Jayce Hutchins said. ...

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Ashlynn Patterson, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Picture Day for student ID’s and yearbook photos has been moved to September 16. Pictures will be taken during science classes throughout the day. “I looked pretty cute at registration,” junior Kylie Lu said. “I think I’d rather have it then than during the actual school day.” This is t...

Free Sports Physicals

Carter De Los Santos, staff writer

May 2, 2019

Free physicals for athletes of any sport are now being offered by Trinity Mother Frances Health Center May 3-4. Students from 9th to 11th will have to get a specific packet from the athletic training room.   Students and coaches involved in athletics believe this decision is beneficial for ...

STAAR testing

Carter De Los Santos, staff writer

April 3, 2019

With English STAAR tests coming up this April, students have been working on their benchmarks and EOC reviews to prepare and see for themselves that there ready for this test in particular.    “I have studied for about 45 minutes yesterday and I have done the EOC review, so I think I will do well,...

Job Fair

Carter De Los Santos, staff writer

March 8, 2019

The annual Job Fair will be held at the cafeteria on March 21. Booths will be set up for positions such as teachers, janitors, and lunch ladies.   “Students are welcomed to be door greeters and interact with participants because students are the face of our district.” paraprofessional Kev...

That’s The Game

Imahn Mcalister, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Boys Varsity Baseball team  competed against Lindale, Atlanta, Springhill, and All Saints, losing to Lindale with a score of 4-1. However,  the team won against Atlanta with a score of 10-9, and they continued their winning streak and beat All Saints with a score of 13-3. “The Springhill game...

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