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Student designs Tech Fest brochure

Student designs Tech Fest brochure

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018

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. ...

Student athletes sign at spring signing day

Student athletes sign at spring signing day

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

April 17, 2018

In order to commit to their college teams, student athletes signed at the spring signing day ceremony on April 11. “I’ve worked really hard to get here so the fact that it's here is awesome,” softball player Casey Irvin said. Irvin signed with Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She said she started ...

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

  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...

Theater wins at district UIL

Theater wins at district UIL

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

April 2, 2018

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...

Boys soccer starts season strong

Photo by Matt Baham

Story by: Matt Baham, Reporter

February 8, 2018

The varsity boys soccer team found their stride starting off the season with a team full of many returning players. The boys will play Cy-Fair at 5 pm on February 9. Junior Ethan Birdsall, the leading scorer of the team, said it feels amazing to be a part of a great team this year and wants to do e...

A wise option

photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

January 24, 2018

“It’s the easy way out.” “No one’s gonna hire you if you go there.” “You’ll miss out on the real college experience.” More than likely, anyone considering a community college after graduation has heard such remarks, or may have even contemplated these themselves. Often, communit...

Flipping to success

Photo courtesy of Josh Williams

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Feature Editor

November 22, 2017

Three time ring champion. Three time member of the regional gymnastics team. Two time hardest worker award. Josh Williams, an accomplished gymnast at Cypress Academy, roams the hallways of Cypress Creek with a list of achievements and accolades under his belt. Williams fell in love with the sport...

The extra week

The extra week

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

November 22, 2017

Without a doubt, Thanksgiving break almost always seems to either take ages to pass by or ends in the blink of an eye. This leads to many students either wallowing in boredom or wishing they had done something useful with the short time. Enjoy this list of activities that work perfectly for couples, gro...

Creating a club

Story by: Anthony Casas, Reporter

November 15, 2017

If a student wishes to start a club, the school requires certain procedures one must follow in order to do so. The most important and first thing to do when making a club is to find a sponsor. Whether you choose a teacher or a coach, the club needs a faculty member to get started. Clubs must not exc...

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

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 ...

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