The Wildcatter

  • May 10-11 Boys/Girls Track @ Austin, State Meet
  • April 27 Baseball vs S.A. Reagan, There @ 2:00 (non-district)
  • April 26-27 Boys/Girls Track @ San Antonio, Regional Meet
  • April 26 Baseball vs Eagle Pass, Here @ 6:00 (non-district)
  • April 23 Baseball vs Cigarrora, Here @ 7:00
  • April 18 Baseball (9th) vs Flour Bluff, Here @ 5:00
  • April 18 Baseball (jv) vs Flour Bluff, Here @ 7:00
  • April 18 Softball vs Flour Bluff, There @ 5:00-jv – 7:00-varsity
  • April 18 Baseball vs Flour Bluff, There @ 7:00
  • April 17 Boys/Girls Track @ TM, Area Meet

SNHS Spreads Christmas Cheer

SNHS Spreads Christmas Cheer

Kylie Long, Editor in Chief

December 7, 2016

Christmas is around the corner, and unfortunately, some kids won’t receive much. SNHS is lending a helping hand to less fortunate kids this season. “I love being able to help kids in need because it helps me realize how blessed I am and not to take things for granted,” SNHS member Hannah Young...

BPA Fundraises For Special Olympics

BPA Fundraises For Special Olympics

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

To support Special Olympics, BPA will be selling links for one dollar. The links will be made into a chain to display at regionals. “At regionals, local BPA groups will present their chains and compare the lengths. The chapter with the longest length wins!” John O’Maley, treasure of BPA,...

LyondellBasell Gives to Manufacturing and Mechanic Classes

LyondellBasell Gives to Manufacturing and Mechanic Classes

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016

LyondellBasell, a major plastic, chemical, and refining company located down Mackenzie road, has recently given a $6,000 grant to improve Calallen High School's manufacturing and mechanics class. The company has presented the district with a grant every year for the past four years. The funds given h...

Donate blood, Save a life

Donate blood, Save a life

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Students have a chance to save a person’s life by donating blood at the upcoming blood drives. It is necessary to sign up a week or two in advance before giving blood. Students must be a minimum age of 17 and over 110 lbs. Students must bring their school I.D. or driver’s license. Before going...

Choir Students Hit The High Notes

Choir Students Hit The High Notes

ClaraGrace Pavelka, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

The Wildcat Choir competed at Veterans Memorial High School in the All State Choir and Ladies Treble Choir Auditions on November 5, 2016. As a whole, they deserved a standing ovation. The super-star vocals advancing to All State Area Auditions in January are Brianna Brietzke, Amanda Dusek, and Gracie...

BPA Door Decorating Contest Returns to CHS

Beth Hicks, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Homeroom classes will once again compete to have the best door decoration. This Christmas competition has become a Calallen tradition that students and teachers enjoy. “This is a rare opportunity for you to have fun during school,” Ms. O’Brien said. Homeroom students can decorate their door...

Homecoming Dance to be Held After Game

Homecoming Dance to be Held After Game

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

October 28, 2016

After the homecoming game, a dance will held inside the cafeteria from 8 pm to 12 pm. The event will be informal and include a DJ, a photographer, food, and door prizes. Students are encourage to make their way towards the cafeteria after the game. Tennis coach and sophomore class sponsor Debbie Radford...

PSAT Test Connects Students with More Opportunities

PSAT Test Connects Students with More Opportunities

Beth Hicks, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Calallen High School will offer the PSAT to registered sophomores and juniors on Oct 19. The PSAT allows students the opportunity to gauge their academic abilities and the chance to become eligible for scholarship money through a variety of organizations. “A lot of people don’t know about the...

BPA Lends Helping Hand

BPA Lends Helping Hand

Claragrace Pavelka, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

The CHS chapter of Business Professionals of America volunteered at the Corpus Christi Food Bank on October 8 in hopes of helping the community and to grow closer as a club, “We sorted and boxed drinks, and prepared canned goods to distribute,” Mrs. O’Brien, the BPA Advisor, said. O’Bri...

New Band Trailer Promotes Pride

New Band Trailer Promotes Pride

Beth Hicks, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

After a year of hard work from countless volunteers in the community, as well as parents and sponsors, the newer, sleeker, and more efficient band trailer is finally complete! “Other directors have come over to check it out, and other bands say they want one like it,” Band Director Jeffery Valp...

Northwest Rotary Club, Interact Club Tailgate Rummage Sale

Northwest Rotary Club, Interact Club Tailgate Rummage Sale

Ashlee Burns, Managing Editor

October 12, 2016

Northwest Rotary Club and Interact club came together Saturday, October 8, to form a new tradition: an annual tailgate rummage sale. The event took place in the high school parking lot, and served as a fundraiser for the clubs. The money raised will provide scholarships for graduating seniors of Calallen...

Students Allowed to Use Phones to Improve Attendance

Students Allowed to Use Phones to Improve Attendance

Ashlee Burns

October 12, 2016

Administrators have recently provided a new incentive to get students to come to school, and it seems to be working. As long as students continue to achieve 95% attendance, they may use their phones during their lunch period. The goal is to reach 96% attendance and prevent truancy by encouraging students...

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