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Flipping to success

Flipping to success

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Feature Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Three time ring champion. Three time member of the regional gymnastics team. Two time hardest worker award. Josh Williams, an accomplished gymnast at Cypress Academy, roams the hallways of Cypress Creek with a list of achievements and accolades under his belt. Williams fell in love with the sport...

The new normal

The new normal

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

The water has long since disappeared, but the mess it left behind will remain for years, if not decades, to come. Anyone driving through the suburbs will most likely find scenes of destruction. Piles upon piles of waterlogged furniture and dirty, ripped-up carpet now decorate the once pristine l...

Show time

Show time

Story by: Sam Billings

April 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories

Countless months of work and dedication brought them here. Endless hours spent preparing for these few moments in the ring. The time has come for all the hard work to pay off. Now, their fate resides in the hands of the judges. Through the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program, six students showed their...

Lyrical genius

Lyrical genius

Story by: Samuel Stuchbery, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Internalizing feelings. Analyzing piano chords. Exploring melodies. Just a few techniques utilized by the up-and-coming-rapper John Hoang. Using his determination and passion for the art of music, Hoang has written and produced multiple songs, leading to thousands of views on his YouTube chan...

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Story by: Mia Pham, Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

As the blushing bride slowly waltzes down the aisle to the meet her husband-to-be, everyone watches in absolute awe. Cameras flash and click in all directions, trying to capture every moment of the magical day. With just the right amount of skill and luck, the photographers try to capture the perfect shot...

Illegal or legal

Illegal or legal

Story by: Alexis Garrison, Feature Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Inhaling. Injecting. Drinking. Eating Substance abuse does not always give off the red flags everyone looks for. Sometimes the abuse hides right under people’s noses, and could include prescription medication, alcohol or even food. Any drug or substance, not limited to illegal substances, that t...

Danny and debate

Danny and debate

Story by: Mia Pham, Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Standing in a room full of intelligent, young people, senior Danny Lehman felt his heart beating and his mouth running a mile a minute. Fighting for every point, he spoke as if his life depended on it. The magnitude of his pride taking part in debate had hit him as he stood where Texas legislators c...

A show like no other

A show like no other

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Laughter reverberates around the room as the actors perform miniature comedy sketches and relay jokes to their peers. This serves as their warm-up for the day; after this, the room will be filled with silly chants and the actors will take part in a few exercises. Humor thrives here - and this only ma...

Rally with Lally wrap up

Rally with Lally wrap up

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

‘Round and ‘round and ‘round and ’round. Hazy vision and blurry motion did not let her lose her focus on the main goal: going around the yellow cone  to bring home the victory for the girls. As sophomore Ailyn Carbajal, spun around with her forehead on a little league baseball bat, she heard ...

Here to namaste

Here to namaste

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Showcase

Inhale. Hold for 10 seconds. Exhale. Release for 10 seconds. Slowly, legs uncross and draw into a bowing position, feeling each muscle pull in a new, but pleasant, way. Another slow deep breath to ease the mind and help it sync with the body. Finding peace after a day of chaos. After ...

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