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CCHS Press

The student news site of Cypress Creek High School

CCHS Press

The student news site of Cypress Creek High School

CCHS Press

Principal Snokhous pictured in her office. Photo by: Jesus Flores Cantu.

“Once a cougar, always a cougar”: Principal Vicki Snokhous retires after 39 years

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2023

Dozens of campuses, hundreds of educators, and thousands of students. In a career spanning almost four decades, Principal Vicki Snokhous has left a legacy of leadership and perseverance. Snokhous announced...

“An Advocate for Students”: Martin Drayton announced as principal

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2023

Martin Drayton was formally appointed as the new principal of Cypress Creek High School in a staff meeting April 17 in the auditorium. Teachers, administrators, and district officials joined in welcoming...

Creek welcomes new Assistant Principal Dr. Elizabeth Fielder

Story by: Miguel Sanchez, Contributor April 17, 2023

On April 10, Dr. Elizabeth Fielder joined Cy Creek’s administrative team as an assistant principal. Principal Vicki Snokhous spearheaded the search to find a new assistant principal to fill the vacant...

Senior Mikel Robinson is in AFJROTC. Photo by Joseph Luther Jones.

“We need to know that there’s still good”: CFISD program supports families in transition

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor in Chief February 7, 2023

It’s dusk by the time junior Mikel Robinson gets home after school, sometimes arriving past six p.m. on days with ROTC activities. Robinson has to be an early-riser as well, waking up at five a.m. to...

MHAs bulletin board hung across the counselors office.

Allied for Change: Mental Health Alliance provides safe space for students

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2022

“Fake it till you make it!” “Boys don’t cry, and girls don’t care.” “Most Stressed Senior” “Insane in the membrane.” Conversation surrounding mental health is overrun by...

Tang pictured in the door frame in front of her classroom.

Cy Creek Teachers Make Moves Toward a New Normal

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Carnaged magazine scraps. Works of students plastered onto the walls, some sculptures seated on shelves. Gertrude, the false skeleton, in the corner. When walking into room 1461, it is evident that it...

High Enrollment Prompts Campus Changes

High Enrollment Prompts Campus Changes

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2022

Enrollment increased with a record total of 978 freshmen joining campus this fall. Staff and students are learning how to adjust to the influx of students and manage their new normal. According to information...

Ramadan Eats:  Jalebi

Ramadan Eats: Jalebi

May 18, 2022

Sweet as jelly and fried to a gentle crisp, Jalebi is a truly delectable delight and one of many desserts and snacks served during Ramadan. Ramadan is an annual Islamic practice in which adherents...

Ramadan Eats:  Falafel

Ramadan Eats: Falafel

Story by: Anjum Alam, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2022

Funnel cakes from the Rodeo, tacos from the local food truck, and every other dish in between: street food can convince the most cautious of consumers to try their local delights. Common street...

Ramadan Eats: Haleem

April 4, 2022

Chicken noodle soup: the best known comfort and remedy for the common cold. Beef stew: the heartiest way through to one’s heart and stomach. Haleem: the oldest staple stew of the month of Ramadan. Ramadan...

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