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The Wildcat

The student news site of Warsaw High School

The Wildcat

The student news site of Warsaw High School

The Wildcat

Alyson Alcantara
Hard work pays off for top three graduates
Anna Zimmerman, staff writer • May 15, 2024

Alyson Alcantara, Erin Goodpaster, and Joesphine Kelesey have been working hard since freshman year to maintain and keep their position in the WHS Class of 2024. These three girls are set to graduate at the top of their class...

Journalists from WHS attend Journalism Day at Missouri University. Students attended on March 27th.
Students find success at Journalism Day
Tanna Howe, Managing Editor Print • April 30, 2024

On Wednesday, March 27th, WHS journalists attended Journalism Day at the University of Missouri. The purpose of Journalism Day is a day to spotlight journalists' work and awards they may receive. Most of all, journalists...

Prop KIDS to provide needed upgrades
Prop KIDS to provide needed upgrades
Hailey Ferguson, Online Editor • March 25, 2024

 Prop KIDS is an $18 million bond issue that brings many opportunities for school improvements without increasing taxes. Some of the biggest changes students could see in the high school would be the addition of more bathrooms,...

Seniors Grace Drake and Lovlie Haidusek open their senior gifts during senior night. The softball team played kickball in the high school gym for their senior night due to bad weather.
Postseason upset ends Wildcat hopes
Aleanah Yoder, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

The softball season came to a disappointing end last week after a 4-1 loss to Stokcton in the district semifinals, but the Cats ended the season...

Senior Hannah Wooldridge drives the ball.
Golf season comes to end, Bonner places fourth in conference
samantha harr, staff writer • May 15, 2024

At the conference tournament in Versailles. Warsaw finished in 3rd place with individual placing as well. Senior Carson Bonner placed 4th with...

Junior pitcher Garrett Ferguson pitches the ball from the windup motion. Ferguson was the number two pitcher on varsity this season.
Baseball team focuses on attitude and teamwork in postseason
Carter Howell, Sports Editor • May 15, 2024

The baseball team has had a bumpy season, they started off the year hot but they have lost games against teams that they feel that they could...

Senior Nate Banfield competes in the javelin event. Earlier in the year he broke the school record with a distance of 48.01 meters
Track athletes break school records, head to postseason
Ryan Fajen, Staff Writer • May 14, 2024

      As the track season comes to an end for most athletes some continue to compete after qualifying at district and sectional contests. ...

Left: Emerald Stars dancers, freshmen Lily Frye, junior Madison Lawrence, sophomore Shaelynn Ward, junior Tatum Bohl, junior Hazel Thompson and freshmen Izzy Schierholz and Bella Schwartz, prepare for their hip hop competition routine. They competed at both Missouri State University and the state competition in Kansas City
Dancers earn letters for first time as sanctioned spirit team
Samantha Harr, Staff writer • April 30, 2024

  In their fifth year as a group, the Emerald Stars dancers were able to earn varsity letters as a MSHSAA sanctioned team through WHS.    All...

Freshman Madyson Reimund takes infield as a third baseman for the Lady Cats versus Lone Jack.
Softball team continues winning streak
Bailey Burnworth, Staff writer • April 30, 2024

 Excitement is high for the WHS softball team as their success this season has resulted in a 21 game winning streak and a ranking as second...

Meet the Staff
Shayla Kindle
Shayla Kindle
Staff Writer

This is sophomore Shayla Kindle’s second year on the journalism staff. Kindle is a staff writer for the WHS Wildcat Newspaper staff this year. She decided to take on another year because she loves interacting...

The Wildcat Archives
Angela Konopasek
Senior Spotlight '24: Angela Konopasek
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • May 10, 2024

Angela Konopasek is the daughter of Rena Konopasek. She was active in track, volleyball, and basketball. She plans to work for a travel agency....

Skylon Boone
Senior Spotlight '24: Skylon Boone
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • May 10, 2024

Skylon Boone is the daughter of Kristy Allcorn and Jesse Jackman. She was involved in wrestling, track, and student council. She plans to become...

 Rachel Henderson
Senior Spotlight '24: Rachel Henderson
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • May 10, 2024

Rachel Henderson is the daughter of Michael Henderson and Amber Glenn. She was active in student council, basketball, volleyball, FBLA, prom...

Breanna Burriss
Senior Spotlight '24: Breanna Burriss
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • May 8, 2024

Breanna Burriss is the daughter of Bridgett Burriss. She was active in softball and dance team. She plans to become either a real estate agent...

Seniors Hunter Collins and Josephine Kelsey play around during science class sophomore year.
Seniors remember cherished childhood friendships
Tanna Howe, Managing-Editor • May 15, 2024

   As the school year came to an end, seniors reflected on childhood friends who helped them get through their years of school.    Seniors...

Seniors savor experiences in school organizations
Abbey Wilson, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

   For the seniors who chose to participate in academic organizations, the learning was just part of their experience. Many of the seniors...

Seniors make plans to enjoy summer
Maylee Slavens, Staff Writer • May 15, 2024

   As the school year comes to an end, seniors are starting to plan their senior trips as a celebration of graduating high school.     Senior...

Letter to senior year 2024 version
Letter to senior year 2024 version
Grace Drake, Staff writer • May 15, 2024

Dear Senior Year,    What a journey we have taken. It took us four years to get to this moment.     We have checked off some of...