Category: Showcase

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Academic Advancements

After winning first place as a school at the district meet for the University Interscholastic League [UIL], White Oak High School will compete at the regional UIL meet on April 23 in Brenham. “We have some teachers that like to be winners, and we have the best kids in the United States, and they do not like to lose” principal Dan Noll said. “If you don’t like to lose, you won’t lose.” The regional meet will be hosted at Blinn...

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Highest Honor

Each spring the annual induction of the National Honor Society [NHS] presents students that show exceptional promise in academic, leadership and social service skills with the privilege of being in NHS. This society leads students to become better people and students as well as helping with college and job applications. “Being in NHS means that I’ve done some things most people aren’t willing to do,” junior Jaci Wallace said. “It helps me stand out to an extent.” This year’s officers...

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Standing Noll Strong

In an effort to find a stem cell match for principal Dan Noll’s treatment of multiple myeloma, a bone marrow drive was held on April 4 from 10 AM to 2 PM in the main hallway of White Oak High School. This is also taking place during the Carter Bloodcare Blood Drive. Multiple myeloma is a cancer formed by malignant plasma cells. Normal plasma cells are found in the bone marrow and are an important part of the immune system....

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Cloud Takeover

With 25 year veteran coach Ron Boyett stepping down from the head basketball coach position, assistant coach Brett Cloud will fill his shoes. Coach Cloud begins his new assignment effective immediately. “First and foremost, I feel honored and blessed to have the opportunity to head the White Oak basketball program,” Cloud said. “It is true that I’m following the career of a Texas coaching legend, and that can be looked at a couple different ways.  Obviously the bar of achievement...

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