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

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....

Taylorwood Lane floods following severe weather on Jan. 24, which canceled some after-school activities and impeded students commutes home. Photo by: Anjum Alam

Nothing new: Extreme weather here to stay for Cy Creek community

Story by: Scout Marquez, Staffer February 6, 2023

Hurricane Harvey was the most destructive hurricane to hit the Houston area since 2004, according to the University of Houston. Around 57 percent of respondents in the Houston area reported that they...

CFISDs clear backpack policy is one measure aimed at promoting safe schools. Photo by Leo Biggerstaff.

Cy Creek insitutes new safety measures following Uvalde tragedy

Story by: Corey McLaurin, Staffer January 30, 2023

Following the tragic events in Uvalde, school safety is once again a highly-debated topic in America. Lawmakers, school districts, and parents search for the most effective way to protect students,...

From left to right: Nathan Dollosa, Manal (Verne) Khan, Shirley Nguyen, and Isabelle Outhay. Photos and Graphic by Anisa Tran.

Cougars’ Perspectives: Why Asian representation matters

Story by: Anisa Tran, Staff January 19, 2023

In 2012, Korean pop began to rise to fame in the United States. In 2019, the movie ‘Parasite’ directed by Korean film director, Bong Joon-ho, won multiple awards, including the Academy Award for...

English teacher plans to impact education

Story by: Corey McLaurin, Staffer October 19, 2022

After years of teaching at other schools, Jennifer Morgan is now at Cy Creek as a new English III teacher. Morgan graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, but it wasn’t until she...

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