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We Will Remember Dear Whitehouse High

We Will Remember Dear Whitehouse High

Morgan Gage, Staff Writer

July 8, 2018


Filed under News, Photography, Showcase, Top Story

In order to say goodbye to the school that served as both a high school and junior high to much of the community before it is torn down, Whitehouse residents gathered on July 8th to say goodbye to the school. A crowd mostly comprised of former Whitehouse alumni and faculty gathered at what last served...

WHS to Host Twirling, Dancing, Color Guard Competition

Courtney Eeds, Guest Writer

April 13, 2018


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There will be a twirling, dancing and color guard competition at the high school this Saturday at 9 a.m. as a fundraiser to help the Whitehouse Band Boosters. “This competition has developed into a broad spectrum event that is multi disciplines in terms of its participating art forms,” head ban...

Students to Compete at UIL Regional Meet

Students to Compete at UIL Regional Meet

Dana Ramirez, Junior Editor

April 9, 2018


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17 students advanced from the district-level UIL Academics contest to compete at the regional-level contest on Saturday at Magnolia High School. This meet determines which students will compete at the state-level meet at UT Austin on May 3-5. “I love what we do--it’s fun,” UIL coordinator Richard Bat...

NASCAR Driver Visits Whitehouse

Kate McLeod, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


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NASCAR and Leavine Family Racing driver Kasey Kahne visited the Whitehouse Junior High construction site and Whitehouse High School earlier today to speak with construction workers and students on his way to the 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 race at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. “I’ve done a...

UIL District Meet

UIL District Meet

Elizabeth Freeman, Junior Editor

March 28, 2018


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Theatre Company to Compete at One Act Play Contest

Kate McLeod, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2018


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The Wildcat Theatre Company will perform their One Act Play 'Dancing at Lughnasa' at the OAP District 17 contest on March 8, 2018 at Ennis High School. Whitehouse is the last school to perform their play that day, and will know whether or not they advance to the OAP Bi-District competition that night....

Swimming Towards Success

Eli Cosper, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News, Sports Follow-Ups, Top Story

The state competition for the UIL Swimming and Diving team will begin over the weekend of Feb. 16th. This meet is going to feature head of the Swim Team, senior Joanna Moran, in her latest dive. “Going to State last year was a dream,” Moran said. “I was not expected to make finals, so I just d...

Expanding Our House

Expanding Our House

Dana Ramirez, Junior Editor

February 12, 2018


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In 2016, the district approved of a bond that will expand, renovate, and rebuild various school facilities around town. The construction of new facilities for the high school is proceeding as planned, with the new CTE wing projected to be finished at April. “The construction projects are going well...

UIL Team to Compete at Mabank Tomorrow

UIL Team to Compete at Mabank Tomorrow

Dana Ramirez, Junior Editor

October 20, 2017


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The UIL team will compete at Mabank tomorrow for the first UIL meet of the season. “Many teams are already working hard in preparation for the UIL season,” UIL coordinator Richard Baty said. “I am very excited and think we have an excellent chance to win the Sweepstakes trophy.” Since 1...

Applications To Be Due For Summer Leadership Conference

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Each spring, sophomores have the opportunity to develop leadership skills in the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program (HOBY). This conference is located at UNT (University of North Texas) during June 2018, and the applications for sophomores are due to the Counseling Office on Thursday, October 1...

Cross Country to Compete at District

Cross Country to Compete at District

Dana Ramirez, Junior Editor

October 4, 2017


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The Cross Country team will be competing on October 11 for the District Meet at Ennis. “Both boys’ and girls’ teams are going to be really competitive,” Cross Country coach Don Garlitz said. “I think we have a good chance to advance both of our teams to the regional meets.” Cross Country...

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

Elizabeth Campbell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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Today the National Honor Society hosts their school-wide blood drive. Twice a year, the National Honor Society works through Carter Blood Care to give students and teachers the chance to make a difference. Over 130 people signed up to donate blood, and many more volunteer their time to keep the blood dr...

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