The Wildcat

Seniors prepare for big change: College

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

Finding a way to manage the somewhat difficult transition from high school to college could be challenging for some graduates. In addition to high school being different from college in numerous ways, life is about to change i...

Newly elected members are eager for change

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

Denise Hinkle and Carolynn Fisher are the two elected members who have received the opportunity to serve another three-year term on the Board of Education. Each has their own concerns and priorities that they are wanting to face: ...

Not just another statistic. Teen mothers should not be ridiculed, but can still be successful

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

 Even with the push of abstinence on teenagers, rates of teens participating in sexual activity continue to remain high and so does the rate of teen pregnancy.    According to www.healthychildren.org, published by the Am...

Avoid the heavy costs of Valentine’s Day

Alexis Riga, Web Editor and Staff Writer

February 24, 2016

The gifts you can purchase for the popular holiday Valentine's Day can be “cute” and appealing to the eye, but is it really worth spending the extra money on those chocolates, pointless balloons and stuffed animals? In all rea...

Second semester senior year is a downhill battle

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

  After final exams are taken and college acceptance letters start to arrive, seniors tend to start drifting off during the last half of the school year. What is it that causes this to happen, though? Senioritis may be the g...

Spanish two students enjoy interactive concert

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

In addition to the learning experience that came along with it, memories were made as the students enjoyed watching performers Emir Sensini and Justin Lamas from Argentina at the Webb City Spanish concert. The Spanish II class a...

Celebrating Christmas: Then and Now. Traditions change as we age

Alexis Riga, Web Editor & Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

 You may hope and think that the Christmas traditions you had while you were a child will follow you throughout your adulthood, but odds are that they may not. As you get older things do change, even throughout the wonderful h...

Powderpuff participation increased

Alexis Riga, Web editor

November 17, 2015

  Increased participation at the Powderpuff football game resulted in more money raised for the multimedia class.   On Tuesday, Nov. 10, girls geared up for the annual flag football event.   “In the past eight ye...

Be thankful for your First-World problems

Alexis Riga, Web Editor

November 17, 2015

When many teens are asked “What are you thankful for?” many of them would respond with material objects - “my phone,” “my car,” “my house”. . . While it is important to be appreciative of these conveniences in our li...

Costume tradition allows creative side to come out

Alexis Riga, staff writer and web editor

October 29, 2015

  I have had my fair share of fun and experiences during Halloween whenever I was younger. My own Halloween costumes have ranged from an ice skater, twister board, a crayon, and - strangely - a bubble bath.  My parents alway...

Junior noticed for kindness and respect

Alexis Riga, staff writer and web editor

October 29, 2015

 In addition to junior Nathan Townley having qualities of being sincere and also a leader, respect has been earned by his teachers and fellow classmates.   “I think Nathan is a leader at WHS. Nathan has a gift of accepti...

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