The student news site of Cypress Creek High School

CCHS Press

The student news site of Cypress Creek High School

CCHS Press

The student news site of Cypress Creek High School

CCHS Press

Three Alumni Recognized at 2022 Wall of Honor Ceremony

Three Alumni Recognized at 2022 Wall of Honor Ceremony

Story by: Luther Jones May 30, 2022

Mark Fries, Martha Madison, and Ike Nwankwo are the newest additions to the Cypress Creek High School Wall of Honor, which recognizes Creek alumni who have positively impacted their field or broader society....

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...

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Texas and Trans Students: A February Retrospective

Story by: Scout Marquez, Photo Editor May 11, 2022

On Feb. 22, Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to the Texas Department of Child Protective Services with a directive to enforce the legal opinion of Texas Attorney General Dan Paxton to categorize...

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Markwood named Teacher of the Year

Story by: Corey McLaurin, Staff May 4, 2022

Julie Markwood, English IV Dual Credit and K-level teacher, is the 2022 Cypress Creek High School Teacher of the Year. The award is a long time coming for Markwood, as she has taught 23 years at Cypress...

Meet Ms. Sheen, Cypress Creek’s New Journalism Adviser

Meet Ms. Sheen, Cypress Creek’s New Journalism Adviser

Story by: June Tran, Staff May 4, 2022

Cypress Creek’s journalism students were met with a big surprise as spring break came around - their beloved adviser, Mr. Woods, was leaving his position as a teacher for a communications director for...

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Prom 2022: An “Enchanted” Night to Remember

Story by: Madison Blevins, Staff April 27, 2022

Seniors every year get to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Prom. This dance allows seniors to express themselves through extravagant fashion choices and wild dances. Everyone gets together with their...

Beating Burnout: The 411 on Chronic Stress

Beating Burnout: The 411 on Chronic Stress

Story by: Anisa Tran, Reporter April 21, 2022

With the end of the school year on the horizon, students, teachers, and even counselors may find themselves running out of steam. It can be hard to keep going, especially when feeling exhausted, drained,...

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...

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TDOV Brings Awareness, Education to Trans Community

Story by: Scout Marquez, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Transgender Day Of Visibility (TDOV) was founded by transgender activist Rachel Crandall in 2010 as a reaction to the lack of recognition for those living in her community as opposed to the dead. Crandall...

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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