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Catching a Glimpse

Catching a Glimpse

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

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

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

        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

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

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

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...

Donald Trump Elected President

Donald Trump Elected President

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

The votes are in, and the winner is clear: Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States. This was a surprise for many citizens across the country. Most exit polls projected Hillary Clinton to become the next president, but electoral counts show otherwise. "[Trump's win] was a...

Election Day: Vote, Vote, Vote!

Election Day: Vote, Vote, Vote!

Will Clark, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2016

Editor's Note: The 14th, 15th, and 26th Amendments to the US Constitution deal with the right to vote for elected officials. If you are of age and have the ability to vote, the Paw Prints urges you to take advantage of that right. Today is Election Day for 2016. For some people, it will be a long...

A Musical Legacy

A Musical Legacy

Nic McIntyre, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2016

On October 22, the Whitehouse Wildcat Band competed in the annual UIL Marching competition. The band made a one, which is a ‘superior’ rating (the highest possible rating). This year marks the band's 27th consecutive one rating. “I'm so happy that we managed to pull off something so amazing...

Beauty and The Beast Jr.

Will Clark, Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2016

Caged in the Jungle

Caged in the Jungle

Katrina Christine, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2016

The Jungle is a group of the student body that rallies together to support our school and players. They bring excitement and pep to school functions and encourage not only the players, but also the crowd. They have been known to bring certain items like baby powder, flour, silly string, etc.to football g...

We Will Never Forget

We Will Never Forget

Ariel Orr, Junior Editor

September 13, 2016

September 11th, 2016 marked the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack that caused the collapse of the World Trade Center. A group of hijackers gained control of four planes, three of which ended up flying directly into the Twin Towers as well as the Pentagon. The collapse of the towers alone ca...

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