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

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...

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,...

Junior Alexis Bailey competes at the Jan. 13 Chicken Wing Invitational wrestling competition. Photo by Crystal Gooding.

Wrestling team to compete at Tiger Classic Jan. 21

Story by: Ashley Nguyen, Contributor January 20, 2023

Cy Creek will attend the Tiger Classic wrestling competition Jan. 21 at Klein Collins High School. "We have several wrestlers that are really good in their weight class and have been doing good...

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...

Dana White honored as first NHS Teacher of the Month

Dana White honored as first NHS “Teacher of the Month”

Story by: Crystal Gooding, Contributor October 20, 2022

Math teacher Dana White earned the first Teacher of the Month award from National Honor Society (NHS) Oct. 17. White received nominations from more than 27 students. “We feel that there is never enough...

GALLERY: Water polo advances to regionals

GALLERY: Water polo advances to regionals

October 19, 2022

Cy Creek Girls’ Water Polo team advanced to regionals after defeating Cy-Fair 30-4 at their Oct. 17 quarterfinals game, and the boys advanced to regionals after defeating Cy Ridge 29-1 Oct. 18 at the...

Senior Anisa Tran and Bridgeland junior Carolyn Gilbert take a BeReal near Alamo Plaza Oct. 9 while attending Fall Fiesta in San Antonio.

Journalism students attend 2022 Fall Fiesta

Story by: Haley Nguyen, Contributor October 19, 2022

Yearbook and newspaper staff attended the Texas Association of Journalism Educators (TAJE) Fall Fiesta conference in San Antonio Oct. 8-10. Fall Fiesta is a journalism conference that students from all...

Cougar Band performs at the Sept. 9 varsity football game against Cy Ranch at Pridgeon Stadium.

Marching band showcase builds skill, connection with middle schools

Story by: Ashley Nguyen, Contributor October 19, 2022

Band participated in the Cypress Showcase Marching Festival Oct. 8 and showed eighth graders from Bleyl Middle School what it is like to be marching next year at football games. Band director Mr. Kevin...

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