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Belarus: Soviet Holdout? Or Pariah State?

Belarus: Soviet Holdout? Or Pariah State?

Story by: Anthony Casas, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Belarus is a landlocked country in eastern Europe, bordering the Russian Federation, Ukraine and the Baltic nations. Famous for its gorgeous forests, and beautiful textiles, as well as its strong connection to Russia. Being a founding SSR of the former Soviet Union, it has a strong connection to many...

FRED ambassadors accepting applications for $750 FRED scholarship

FRED ambassadors accepting applications for $750 FRED scholarship

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

April 11, 2018


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  The period to apply for the FRED senior scholarship ends on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 p.m. The scholarship, worth $750, will go to one senior who exhibits the qualities of a good person, or a “FRED.” FRED sponsor Andrea Barnes said that in addition to the senior scholarship, the FRED ambas...

Spring fashion show highlights work by advanced fashion design students

Spring fashion show highlights work by advanced fashion design students

Story by: Lydia Estepp and Sam Billings

April 5, 2018


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The annual spring fashion show will take place on Thursday, April 5 in the auditorium. Advanced fashion design students plan the entire show and design each of the clothing items featured on the runway. Fashion design teacher Amanda White said that students work on the show year-round and that the even...

Theater wins at district UIL

Theater wins at district UIL

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

April 2, 2018


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After winning at district with their one act play “Reckless,” the Creek theater department advanced to UIL bi-district, where they did not advance. Junior Allison Lindsey, who won the award for Best Technician at district because of her role as the production’s light designer, said she lov...

Nothing but buckets

Nothing but buckets

Story by: Ethan Moehle, Assistant Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, February 22 the Lady Cougars took on Langham Creek. This game would prove to be the game to watch. The Cougars and Lobos started the game neck and neck, and at the end of the first quarter, the game was tied 16-16. The squad had a strong second quarter and could not be stopped as ...

Silvies succeed at first competition

Silvies succeed at first competition

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2018


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The Silverados placed as the Grand Champion runner up team at the Northwest Houston Classic Regional Dance Team competition on February 16-17. They also gathered many other awards for both solo and group dances. The competition had teams from CFISD and Katy ISD as well as other neighboring distric...

HQ Trivia App

HQ Trivia App

Story by: Ryan Seldin, Reporter

February 20, 2018


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HQ Trivia is a free mobile app, live trivia game that airs daily at 8pm CST and 2pm CST on weekdays.The game draws attention because it gives out lots of real money to the winners. In order to win the cash, players must answer all 12 questions correctly within the short amount of time given to think o...

Another day, another dub

Another day, another dub

Story by: Ethan Moehle, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

On Monday, February 12 the Lady Cougars took on the Lamar Texans in the first round of the UIL Women's State Basketball Playoffs. The Lady Cougars took an early lead with 7-5. At the end of the first quarter, they led 16-9. To cap off a 17-3 run in the second quarter, the Lady Cougars led 33-12. Lamar ...

A new girl on campus

A new girl on campus

Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2018


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There’s a  new girl on campus, and she walks on all four legs. A labrador retriever, Graceland, runs the school since junior, Hailey Shaw, took on the challenge of training her as a service dog for the blind. As part of her 14-18 month training, Graceland will follow and attend classes with Sh...

Officially Official

Officially Official

Story by: Kai Fortner, Feature Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under News, Photo Galleries, Photo Galleries, Photos, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Tears shed, high fives exchanged and cameras flashed as nine seniors signed the official document taking them to the next level. On February 7, seniors across the nation took part in National Signing Day pursing their athletic dreams. Most high school athletes have dreamt of making it to the...

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