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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 ...

Another day, another dub

Another day, another dub

Story by: Ethan Moehle, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

On Monday, February 12 the Lady Cougars took on the Lamar Texans in the first round of the UIL Women's State Basketball Playoffs. The Lady Cougars took an early lead with 7-5. At the end of the first quarter, they led 16-9. To cap off a 17-3 run in the second quarter, the Lady Cougars led 33-12. Lamar ...

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...

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...

Senior dues information

logo by Lydia Estepp

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Managing Editor

October 3, 2017

Seniors will have the option to purchase products through senior dues. These dues cover a prom ticket, a senior class t-shirt, a senior picnic ticket, a senior panoramic picture and a senior breakfast ticket. Nicole LeClaire and George Heap sponsor the senior class this year. Students can find info...

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

October 3, 2017

Scholarships work to reduce the price of tuition for students in high school and college. By applying for both scholarships and the FAFSA, seniors planning on going to college can reduce their costs and make their education an affordable investment. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation annually awards $3 million of ...

Ten platonic Valentine’s Day gifts

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Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2017

Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to love, and not always the romantic kind. Friends are just as important as partners, and they would appreciate some recognition too. Here are some ways to demonstrate this affection. Homemade sweets Misshapen heart-shaped cookies, floppy pound cakes, and cup...

Texans’ attempt to shock the country

Texans' stadium

Story by: Justin Sloane, Reporter

January 27, 2017

After an expected win against an offensively beat-up Oakland Raiders team, the Texans expected elimination from Super Bowl contention.  The Raiders found themselves down to their third-string rookie quarterback, Connor Cook, with his first career start; his last start  during his tenure at Michigan...

Can’t take the heat

Players cool down during a heated game

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Reporter

December 1, 2016

The sun beamed down on the player's skin causing a glossy shimmer visible from across the field in the scorching hot weather. Lack of hydration could not only slow them down physically, but mentally as well. Hunched over, each player trudges through the course of practice as the heat index flies through...

Music Monday – Staff Picks

Music Monday - Staff Picks

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

November 28, 2016

This week we send a shout out to the staff of CCHSPress by making a playlist of their favorite songs.

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