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English IV teaches seniors how to write college essays

English IV teaches seniors how to write college essays

Story by: Matthew Baham, Reporter

October 25, 2017


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English IV students now have the opportunity to enhance their college essays. Teachers began to realize that students have not used what they have learned in their past essays.  However, English IV K and on-level English classes teach the students about the college essay. Mrs.Curlee and the rest of ...

PAW-sitive solutions

PAW-sitive solutions

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

October 6, 2017


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Animal lovers can now put their passion into action and make a difference in their community. Teachers Kelly Colaiacomo and Christopher Plummer sponsor PAWS, a club dedicated to assisting animals in need. Meetings take place every other Wednesday in room 1246, beginning at 2:45 p.m. and ending around ...

Senior dues information

Senior dues information

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Seniors will have the option to purchase products through senior dues. These dues cover a prom ticket, a senior class t-shirt, a senior picnic ticket, a senior panoramic picture and a senior breakfast ticket. Nicole LeClaire and George Heap sponsor the senior class this year. Students can find info...

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Scholarships work to reduce the price of tuition for students in high school and college. By applying for both scholarships and the FAFSA, seniors planning on going to college can reduce their costs and make their education an affordable investment. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation annually awards $3 million of ...

Earthquake kills over 200 people in Mexico City

Earthquake kills over 200 people in Mexico City

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy Editor

September 21, 2017


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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit close to Mexico City at about 1:15 local time Tuesday September 19. The disaster took place on the 32nd anniversary of the massive earthquake that killed an estimated 9,500 people in and around the city in 1985. The head of the national Civil Defense agency, Luis Felipe Puent...

CFISD to provide free lunches through September

CFISD to provide free lunches through September

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Feature Editor

September 21, 2017


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Houston experienced a major setback when Hurricane Harvey passed through the region on August 25. The hurricane left more than 1 million people displaced and with little to no food. However, administration at the CFISD food service took to the streets helping those in need throughout the community. ...

Safety first

Safety first

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Managing Editor

September 20, 2017


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Starting this school year a new policy regarding IDs will go into effect. Upon entering the building students will need to have a visible ID on their person. They must have their ID to buy lunch, board buses, and enter classrooms. Assistant principal Jason Hawkins said IDs will help with student and staff safe...

School hosts first powerbuff tournament

School hosts first powerbuff tournament

Story by: Mia Pham, Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

In order to raise money for the NHS student scholarship fund, Cy Creek held the first annual Powerbuff volleyball tournament on March 23. Through the collective efforts of both NHS and the girl’s volleyball teams, the event gathered students of all ages. NHS president Katherine Solgere said th...

Softball season starting

Softball season starting

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Reporter

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

Another spring, another season - literally. With varsity going 9 -13 and Junior Varsity having a record of 4-12 last year, softball’s lady cougars look to lead the rankings in another great season. In her second season coaching, junior varsity coach Martinez has a positive outlook on the upcoming s...

College special interest night; Berry Center

College special interest night; Berry Center

Story by: Mia Pham, Reporter

February 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Due to the constant efforts of the district and college and career counselor Amber Stephens, CFISD will host a college special interest night.   On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Berry Center will host a night of informative sessions discussing anything and everything students may find useful. “It’s abou...

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