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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...

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...

Students participate in the presidential mock election

The first mock election

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2016

The first presidential mock election, hosted by the journalism department, will occur Tuesday Nov. 8 during all lunches. The journalism department urges students to partake in the educational experience...

Stories left untold

Schools should broaden 9/11 education
Story by: Emma Ruggiero, Opinion Editor September 10, 2016

The aftershocks of the September 11, 2001 attacks still send tremors through the nation over a decade and a half later, yet students only have a few minutes each year to learn of the catastrophic event...

Meet Norwina

Meet Norwina

The new top dog in school
Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2016

Crowds part for the new couple walking down the hall. People stare in awe and wonder, but must keep their distance from the new top dog in school. As a Girl Scouts Gold Award project and FFA project...

Photo Courtesy of Anhthu Pham

Living life on pointe

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor August 16, 2016

Her heart beats fast. Sweat starts to bead on her forehead. Her muscles,  loose from stretching, tense up from excitement. Looking into the darkness before the stage, she dances free from the feeling...

The grade gap

The grade gap

L and K students should receive equal grade points for equal work
Story by: Miranda Duncan, Copy Editor April 8, 2016

The current GPA system rewards students in upper-level courses with the option for seven points towards their GPA and L-level students with only six points. The district should ensure that both L and K...

Illustration by Libby Sullivan.

One point holding students back

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Business Manager February 19, 2016

When students take upper-level classes like K, advanced placement, dual credit and horizons, they receive an extra point for their semester average, ultimately improving their GPA. The district should...

Catch the dream event

Story by: Caline Forward, Reporter January 21, 2014

Featuring various exciting activities for students and their parents around the Cy-Fair district, Cypress Lakes High School hosted the fifth annual Catch the Dream community event on Jan. 18 from 10 a.m....

Concealed handguns can keep schools safe

Story by: Andrea Anderson, Reporter November 7, 2013

Passing laws allowing teachers to have guns in classrooms may be the only solution to ceasing violence in schools. When the founding fathers created the Second Amendment they did so out of the belief...

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