CCHS Press

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. ...

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...

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

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...

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...

Silvies succeed at first competition

photo courtesy of Cy Creek Silverados

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2018

The Silverados placed as the Grand Champion runner up team at the Northwest Houston Classic Regional Dance Team competition on February 16-17. They also gathered many other awards for both solo and group dances. The competition had teams from CFISD and Katy ISD as well as other neighboring distric...

North Korea’s System Explained

photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Story by: Anthony Casas, Reporter

February 12, 2018

When most Americans think of North Korea’s economy, they think of a Soviet-Style Socialist system. However, North Korea isn’t exactly a Communist nation. In fact, it has its own personalized variation: Juche.   The concept of Juche was developed in the early days of the DPRK (North Ko...

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...

Old School Homecoming Court takes the stage

Old School Homecoming Court takes the stage

Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Opinion Editor

November 30, 2017

This year Cypress Creek hosted the Old School Homecoming Court put on by the National Honor Society to celebrate the special teachers nominated by the student body. The nominees for queen included Mrs. LeClaire, Mrs. Ford, Mrs. King, Mrs. Marz, and Mrs. Murray. The nominees for king included Mr. Carlson, ...

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...

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