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UIL Team to Compete at Mabank Tomorrow

UIL Team to Compete at Mabank Tomorrow

Dana Ramirez, Junior Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story

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


Filed under News, Top Story

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Follow-Ups

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...

Theatre Company to Present Shakespearean Play

Theatre Company to Present Shakespearean Play

Elizabeth Campbell, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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The Wildcat Theatre Company will be presenting A Midsummer Night’s Dream on tomorrow at 7:00 p.m., and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The play will be performed in the WHS Auditorium, and the admittance cost is $5.00. “[I will always remember] the feeling when I get to take a moment to ste...

Providing a Helping Hand

Providing a Helping Hand

Kate McLeod, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2017


Filed under News

Student Council is collecting school supplies to donate to Houston schools affected by Hurricane Harvey. Donation buckets are located in Ms. Shaw’s, Mrs. Bockover, and Mrs. Mann’s classrooms. The last day to donate is Sept. 25. “The more supplies we can get, the better,” Student Council sponsor and A...

Catching a Glimpse

Catching a Glimpse

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

Pushing the door open, students are instantly encompassed with warm rays of sunshine. Cautiously walking forward, they rely on what little sense of sight they have. Some choose to shield their tender eyes from the rays, while some simply stare at the cement. It was the day of the solar eclipse and, a...

TEA Creates New Accountability System

TEA Creates New Accountability System

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Texas Education Agency has recently released a new way of grading Texas public schools and districts based on four different areas. This rating scale uses a traditional letter grading system ranging from an A to an F. The ratings will be issued out for the first time in August 2018. Category I i...

Journalism Meet To Take Place

Journalism Meet To Take Place

Haley Butler, Senior Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

        UIL Academics will be hosting a Journalism only UIL meet on March 8th, starting at 9 A.M. in the Library and Computer Lab.       Twenty schools, including both small (3A and 4A) and large (5A and 6A) schools, will be participating in the meet with the number of competitors rangi...

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

February 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Carter BloodCare will be on campus from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M, in the Auxiliary Gym, if you would like to donate blood. If you signed up prior to the blood drive, make your way to the gym at your assigned time, and make sure to have your consent forms with you if you are underage. “The blood you give sa...

It’s Inauguration Time!

It’s Inauguration Time!

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

January 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The anticipated inauguration of Donald Trump has finally arrived. For some, January 20th will be an exciting new beginning while for others it will be a scary start to what could be a long and disastrous four years. However, as of Friday, there is no turning back.   “While I found Trump to be per se, ‘the ...

Whitehouse Thanksgiving Favorites

Whitehouse Thanksgiving Favorites

McKenna Mirsky, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2016


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During the following days from November 15th to the 17th, students on campus expressed what their favorite things about Thanksgiving were. “My favorite thing to do on Thanksgiving is watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade,” said Junior Kim Flores. “I also love to watch crazy floats and balloons g...

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