CCHS Press

15 People, just like me

Story by: Caline Forward, Reporter

February 18, 2015

Caline “What are you here for?” I watched his oval fingernails tap in a small, dull melody on his tin table. This was the only sound in the room. But in my head…. well, that was a different story. The man with the oval nails and stubbled chin cleared his throat, impatiently wait...

SNAP to host Gala event

SNAP to host Gala event

Story by: Colin Morris, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2014

Senior Night After Prom (SNAP) will host a Parent Fun Gala Sunday, Nov. 9 at Swanny’s Bar and Grill as a senior class fundraiser. The event will last from 4 to 8 p.m. “We will have a buffet style dinner, games and prizes for the parents and football on the big screen,” chairman of the event...

2015 graduation requirements

2015 graduation requirements

September 16, 2014

Faculty remembers beloved teacher

Others described English IV teacher Pamela Pherson as the

Story by: Caline Forward and Colin Morris

September 12, 2014

English IV teacher, mother and friend Pamela Pherson passed away on September 4, 2014 at age 64 in Houston, Texas, after a long battle with cancer. She was with family at home at the time. Born in Muncie, Indiana, and on August 18, 1950, Pherson later graduated from Ball State University and moved...

Administrators Trujillo and Wiley receive grants to attend REEP

Story by: Carlos Medina, Reporter

April 14, 2014

Principal Sandra Trujillo and former associate principal Margaret Wiley both received grants from Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT) to attend the Rice University Entrepreneurship Program (REEP). RYHT exists as a non-profit organization dedicated to improving Texas public schools through investing in educational ...

Surviving high school 101

Story by: Chloe Trejo, Reporter

April 8, 2014

School wears down students, people destroy patience, classwork bleeds students dry, so here’s some tips to get through that dreaded school day. 1.Walk on the right side of the hallway. In ‘Merica, we drive on the right side; it only makes sense to walk on the right side too. 2.Don’t stay u...

Keeping relationships afloat

Keeping relationships afloat

Story by: Chloe Trejo, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Having a relationship proves tough, and having a healthy relationship actually requires attention and needs effort that can drain someone. Just keep in mind not every relationship lasts because really how many high school relationships actually work out?  When a couple actually lasts, they become t...

Academy Night serves freshmen, sophomores

Story by: Mykiah Brown, Business Manager

April 3, 2014

To aid the freshmen in choosing a new program of study, the faculty and administration held Academy Night on Feb. 26 and featured and highlighted the main selling points of each academy. “Academy Night showed me what type of things and what academy I wanted to get in for the rest of high school,”...

Fooling around

Story by: Carlos Medina, Reporter

April 1, 2014

April Fools’ comes rolling around again and to most people, April 1st will end as a missed opportunity to pull off a clever prank. To avoid missing a chance on the fun, here are some safe and entertaining prank ideas to pull on friends: Mouse Trap 1. One prank that truly gets on peoples’ nerves inv...

District to publish anniversary book

Story by: Maci Smith, Features Editor

March 27, 2014

The district will celebrate the 75th anniversary for CFISD with an art and literature coffee table book for high school students to participate in. Each high school in the district gets a total of five pages filled with a piece of writing or artwork. On Friday, February 28, all selected entries traveled ...

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