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

Retiring Librarian Leaves Legacy of Literacy

Story by: Anjum Alam, EIC May 10, 2024

One of Cy Creek's most important Cougars has decided to retire this year, the Librarian and Technology Liaison, Barbara Johnson. Johnson has been in education for 31 years, and she has been a librarian...

Freshmen swing big on varsity softball team

Story by: Emily Elvir, Staffer May 1, 2024

Walking through the hallways beginning their freshman year, Aubree Ford and Mia Arenas never would have imagined that they would make the varsity team at the beginning of their high school years. ¨It's...

Her Legacy: Honoring Women’s History at Creek

Story by: Sebastian Mar, Staffer April 12, 2024

As March blossoms, our newspaper celebrates the rich and inspiring history of the women of Cy Creek. One notable Cougar deserving of recognition is Rachel McNeill, a proud Creek graduate and Emmy-winning...

Scholarship pamphlets and infographics can be found outside of the 1421 office.

Seniors use FAFSA, online sources to secure financial aid

Story by: Anjum Alam, EIC March 19, 2024

Applying to college can be a daunting process, but Cy Creek faculty does their part to ensure all students receive ample opportunity to transition into this next chapter of their lives. “It’s not as...

Girls basketball fosters mentorship across grade levels

Story by: Verne Khan, Staffer February 13, 2024

The Cy Creek Girls Basketball Team has been known to dominate the scene on the court. Our varsity team has worked exceedingly hard to become the champions they are today, holding the title of district...

AP and DC students save time, money

Story by: Stacie Petansky, Staffer January 18, 2024

Dual Credit (DC) and Advanced Placement (AP) classes present an opportunity to experience what college classes are like in a high school setting, according to the American Institutes for Research (AIR),...

Senior Brendan Sembera performs as Colby the Cougar at the Sept. 7 varsity football game at Pridgeon Stadium.

Meet the man behind the mascot

Story by: Kamea Workman, Staffer January 18, 2024

Colby the Cougar brings the school spirit to Cy Creek games and events, but many Cougars are unaware of the identity of the man behind the mascot. “I wanted to go to all the football games,” senior...

CeCe, Cy Creeks comfort dog pictured in front of Cougar gear. Photo Credits: Cougar Productions

CeCe the comfort dog pawsitively impacts campus mental health

Story by: Verne Khan, Staffer November 15, 2023

One year ago, a new staff member with golden fur began her journey helping Creek students. CeCe, the campus’s comfort dog, has dug her way into the center of the school’s hearts. Coordinating Counselor...

Creek welcomes new faces in 2023-2024 school year

Story by: Gionna Santee, Staffer October 31, 2023

Creek welcomed a number of new students and staff to campus this school year, including 1,020 freshmen, a new principal, and even a new police officer. “This is my first time ever being in the position...

Senior Asiful Huq stands in the sunlight outside the portables.

Four years later: COVID freshmen prepare for graduation

Story by: Sebastian Hernandez, Staffer October 31, 2023

As soon as he entered the class, senior Asiful Huq was ready to take in the day’s lesson. His notebook was open on a new page and his hand firmly grasped his pencil. But by the end of the lecture, he...

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