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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

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,...

Junior Keira Mostaffa works on AMI work during a snow day.
AMI use poses both advantages and disadvantages for students
Maylee Slavens, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

   According to superintendent Scott Gemes, AMI days came to the Warsaw school district the year after COVID. They were trying to find a way to keep students engaged in school during long snow day breaks. When covid began...

Sophomore Brennen Slavens works hard on his dual credit class in the school library. He is currently taking Public Speaking.
Dual credit courses cause challenges, student struggles
Ryan Fajen, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

  As the new semester has begun, new students started taking dual credit classes for the last half of the year, but these classes do not come without challenges and some students have found that dual credit courses, especially...

Sophomore Kaleb Ragle
Athlete Spotlight: Sophomore Kaleb Ragle
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Sophomore Kaleb Ragle runs the 2x200, 4x400, 4x800, and the 800. Ragle has ran track for three years. He started track because he liked to run...

Senior Hunter Collins
Athlete Spotlight: Senior Hunter Collins
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Senior Hunter Collins runs the 4x100 and 4x200 for track. She has participated for three years. She got into track because her sister, Haven,...

Sophomore Naomi Yoder
Athlete Spotlight: Sophomore Naomi Yoder
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 11, 2024

Sophomore Naomi Yoder runs the 4x100, 4x200, 300m hurdles, and the 100m dash. She has run track for three years. Her biggest achievement is medaling...

Junior Mason Anderson
Athlete Spotlight: Junior Mason Anderson
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 11, 2024

Junior Mason Anderson runs the 4x100m 4x200m 4x400m and the 400 meter. He has done track for two years. Anderson started track to keep in shape....

Junior Haylee Cobb
Athlete Spotlight: Junior Haylee Cobb
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 11, 2024

Junior Haylee Cobb plays shortstop for the softball team. She has played softball for nine years. Cobb started playing because there was a local...

Junior Bradley Watson
Athlete Spotlight: Junior Bradley Watson
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 10, 2024

Junior Bradley Watson plays right field for the baseball team. He has played baseball for nine years. Watson got into playing baseball because...

Meet the Staff
Brylee Brewster
Brylee Brewster

Brylee Brewster is a junior and this is her second year on the yearbook staff. She enjoys writing about what’s going on in her school. Brewster is involved in softball, student council, and pep club....

The Wildcat Archives
Shelby (Jax) Todd
Senior Spotlight '24: Shelby (Jax) Todd
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Shelby (Jax) Todd is the daughter of Niki Manning and Jorry Todd. She is active in art club and drama. She plans to attend Ozarks Technical Community...

Chelsi Cardwell
Senior Spotlight '24: Chelsi Cardwell
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Chelsi Cardwell was active in band. She plans to attend Northern Arizona for nursing or childcare. Her favorite memory is band. She will miss...

Alyson Alcantara
Senior Spotlight '24: Alyson Alcantara
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Alyson Alcantara is the daughter of Ray and Shannon Alcantara. She is involved in band, jazz band, Madrigal, math club, NHS, FBLA, and archery....

Riley Haidusek
Senior Spotlight '24: Riley Haidusek
Heather Terry, Photo Editor • April 16, 2024

Riley Haidusek is the son of Ashley Haidusek. His favorite memory was leaving everyday. He will miss seeing his friends. His advice to a younger...

FBLA students, (Back Row) Seniors Zane Huffman, Oliver Robertson, Grace Drake, Rachel Henderson, Hunter Collins, Josephine Kelsey, (Front Row) Sophomore Jessie Bilderback, and Senior Abbi Flinn, went to Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Mo. They all had 90% attendance or better.
Ninety percent attendance effects student participation in activities
Grace Drake, Staff Writer • March 25, 2024

When students have lower than a 90% cumulative attendance, it affects their ability to participate in school activities. This school rule has...

Math Team celebrates after a competition. They include: (front row) Michael Schliefert, and Ashlynn Adams; (second row) Alyson Alcantara, Jessie Bilderback, Lovlie Haidusek, Elizabeth Winters, Elsie Huges; (back row) Hannah Wooldridge, Charlotte Alspaugh, Aleanah Yoder, Jordan Dove, Serenity Miller, Logan Gemes, Elliot Kowal.
Mathletes find success in recent competitions, continue WHS tradition
Maylee Slavens, staff writer • March 25, 2024

     Math Club has been a WHS tradition for over 50 years and today’s generation of matheles are continuing that tradition at competitions...

Sophomore Brayden Henderson dines at El Camino Real in Warsaw
Students enjoy Benton County dine-in options
Bailey Burnworth, Staff Writer • March 22, 2024

   Eating out is a very popular thing for students to do around Warsaw. There are many different places to dine throughout Benton County....

Editoral: Students report leaving the lunchroom wanting more
Keira Mostaffa, Editor-in-Chief • March 25, 2024

Many students feel strongly about school lunches. While we appreciate that they are free, students complain that the serving sizes are too small...