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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 ...

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...

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 ...

Flipping to success

Flipping to success

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...

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...

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

‘Watt’ a Hero in Houston

Story by: Justin Sloane, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

Hurricane Harvey made landfall August 25, 2017 and impacted over 200,000 people throughout the city of Houston. The storm pushed families out of their homes in rescue boats and forced them to relocate to shelters. Following Harvey, Houston face a long recovery situation. While the storm surged over the...

Senior dues information

Senior dues information

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 ...

CFISD to provide free lunches through September

CFISD to provide free lunches through September

Story by: Kai Fortner Newby, Feature Editor

September 21, 2017

Houston experienced a major setback when Hurricane Harvey passed through the region on August 25. The hurricane left more than 1 million people displaced and with little to no food. However, administration at the CFISD food service took to the streets helping those in need throughout the community. ...

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