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

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...

Baseball team advances to playoffs round two

Story by: Joseph Jones, Staffer May 9, 2023

After seven long years, the men’s varsity baseball team has made playoffs. As the team gears up to tackle new opponents in the postseason, they reflect on what makes their team successful. The Cougars’...

Graphic by Anisa Tran

Taylor Swift to come to Houston for Eras Tour

Story by: Anisa Tran, Staffer April 21, 2023

Pop star Taylor Swift will be coming to Houston's NRG Stadium for her Eras tour this weekend, April 21-23. The Eras Tour is Swift’s sixth headlining concert tour in which Swift honors her past discography...

Graphic made by Anisa Tran on Canva

Cy Creek students celebrate Ramadan

Story by: Anisa Tran, Staffer April 13, 2023

March 20 kicked off the start of the religious celebration of Ramadan, and it will last until the evening of April 20. Junior Manal “Verne” Khan explained the roots of Ramadan. “Ramadan is...

A Lesson in Kindness: Adriana Venzant Corpas named CFISD Student of the Week

A Lesson in Kindness: Adriana Venzant Corpas named CFISD Student of the Week

Story by: Joseph Luther Jones, Staffer March 9, 2023

Administration felt a shared sense of relief after a compassionate student returned a missing wallet. “All of admin and teachers had received an email about a missing wallet,” counselor Kelly Coxe...

Campus instructional coach Teresa Hughes holding a copy of OLane the Mailman besides Teddy Manthei. Photo courtesy of Teresa Hughes.

Freshman Teddy Manthei writes and publishes book

Story by: Anisa Tran, Staffer March 3, 2023

The misadventures of a mailman named O’Lane are chronicled in a book published by freshman Teddy Manthei in April 2022. “The book is called O’Lane the Mailman,” Manthei said. “Basically...

Mr. Lally dresses up as Santa Claus for the preschool students on Dec. 8, 2022. Photo by Crystal Gooding.

Mr. Lally named 2023 Cy Creek Teacher of the Year

Story by: Corey McLaurin, Staffer February 20, 2023

After teaching for 16 years William “Buck” Lally, government and AP U.S. history teacher, National Honor Society Sponsor and Key Club Sponsor was awarded 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year Dec. 8, 2022. According...

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...

The key to cracking New Year’s resolutions? Be realistic

Story by: Christian Casas De Leon, Staffer February 7, 2023

As Cy Creek welcomes the 2023 year, its students have prepared to start the new year positively; many students have set up new resolutions. New Year’s Resolutions allow students to set personal goals...

Drummer Julian Bocanegra. Photo credits to X & M Visual Arts.

Cy Creek students chase dreams, form band

Story by: Anisa Tran, Staff February 6, 2023

It’s a Friday night at The Temple. Under brightly-saturated lights, a group of boys perform on stage. One is on the drums, banging his head as he plays. Another boy's fingers move rapidly over his bass....

Load More Stories

Comments (2)

CCHS Press reserves the right to moderate comments on this site for the purpose of creating a safe, educational environment for Cypress Creek students. Comments may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by faculty adviser.
All CCHS Press Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest
Activate Search
Features