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Band’s Best Dressed

Story by: Emma O'Dell, Reporter November 12, 2019

  With the Marching Band’s competitive season coming to a close, the band boosters of the 2019-2020 school year held the annual Halloween costume contest. The contest took place on October 30th....

photo courtesy of Logan Pierce

Band: All-State is Here

Story by: Dominique McClain, Reporter February 1, 2019

With band, hard work never goes away and always pays off. During the competitive season, band members get ready to show what they are made of. Recently, a select few participants have qualified to compete...

photo by: Kansas Meade

Band: Behind the Scenes

Story by: Sienna Wight , Reporter October 4, 2018

From August through November, the Cypress Creek Marching Band spends over one hundred and fifty hours outside in the parking lot rehearsing their show. With so much time dedicated to the program, students...

photo by Jamya Payia

Kicking Off Football Season

Story by: Emma Jessen , Reporter September 21, 2018

  The student section overflows with fellow classmates. Stadium lights brightly shine over the field, studded with football players. The drumline begins drumming and the cheerleaders begins cheering....

Photo by Abby Akard

Band prepares for bi-annual state competition opportunity

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor October 9, 2016

To prepare for the bi-annual State Marching Band Contest, band students must prepare for both State UIL marching competition this October as well as the regular marching season. To make it to State...

Fine Arts UIL takes center stage

Fine Arts UIL takes center stage

Upcoming UIL Theatre, Choir and Band competitions
Story by: Lydia Estepp, Feature Editor February 8, 2016

Every year, thousands of students from all over the state gather together for University Interscholastic League (UIL), an opportunity to compete against other schools in academic, athletic and artistic...

Band demand

Band demand

Junior band members become closer while tackling active schedule
Story by: Rayya Gordon, Reporter December 12, 2014

Junior Maria McEvoy raises her trumpet and steadies her breathing, watching for her conductor’s cue. She begins to play in harmony with the rest of her bandmates- then does it all again the next day. McEvoy...

“It’s gettin’ hot in here” Band keeps spirits high in summer heat

Story by: Connor Seymour, Copy Editor October 20, 2014

While other students spend their summer drinking lemonade and enjoying cold pools, the members of the Cougar Marching Band arm themselves with gallon water-jugs and push themselves to the limit day after...

‘Pompeii’ rises from the ashes with Bastille’s new album

Story by: Maci Smith, Features Editor February 13, 2014

When  thinking of Pompeii, one would think about the city burned to the ground by a volcano, but now we think of the single from Bastille’s new album, ‘Bad Blood’. When a song comes on from the...

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