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Started from the bottom now we’re here

Started from the bottom now we’re here

Story by: Matt Baham, Section Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase, Sports

After a 0-4 start, the Cypress Creek football team came up from the bottom on their playoff run. The team plays in the Regional final against Beaumont Westbrook Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 PM. Cypress Creek has never gone to the 4th round of playoffs, but have won six of their last seven games. Sen...

Choir Region Concert

Choir Region Concert

Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Voices fill the room as many exchange nervous glances. Students have been eagerly awaiting results for hours, each minute the pressure increasing. Suddenly there is silence and the results are posted. Every year students in choirs all over the district compete for a spot in Region Choir. Though it is...

Soccer Tryouts

Soccer Tryouts

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Cy Creek will host soccer tryouts later this month, November 26 and 27. Varsity Soccer coach Joshua O’Dear has coached soccer at Cypress Creek High School for 10 years and has high hopes for upcoming games. “I think we have a chance to make a splash in this new district,” O’Dear said. “I...

Bringing the H.E.A.T

Bringing the H.E.A.T

Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Showcase

  Cy Creek currently offers a variety clubs, from Interact to Cougars for Christ. This year, Creek’s newest club, H.E.A.T., will make its first debut. Students have the opportunity to join a group that allows one to help the community and gain service hours. Junior president Bryant Hill decided to foun...

Celebrating the Fall athletes on Cougar Day

Celebrating the Fall athletes on Cougar Day

Story by: Dominique McClain, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Showcase

On August 23, students from a variety of sports and groups within the school gathered in the auditorium to show their Cougar pride. Cougar Day remains a special day where students and staff get to show their spirit for Creek by celebrating the athletes. Pumping the crowd up, the coaches showcase a...

Algebra l hosts carnival for EOC review

Algebra l hosts carnival for EOC review

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor In Chief

May 8, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

To prepare for the EOC on May 9, algebra l teachers put on a carnival for students to review for the test. Math teacher David Hunt said the carnival acts as a way for students to relieve stress before testing. “It’s just a chance to have some fun a couple of days before,” Hunt said. “The STAAR is not the...

Student designs Tech Fest brochure

Student designs Tech Fest brochure

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Senior Lydia Estepp was selected by the district to design and create the brochure for the district Technology Festival on April 12. The festival provides an opportunity showcase student's technology as a means for learning. Estepp said she felt very excited when she was asked to make the brochure. ...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

  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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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