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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 “FRED.” FRED sponsor Andrea Barnes said that in addition to the senior scholarship, the FRED ambas...

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...

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 ...

The first mock election

Students participate in the presidential 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 and learn the importance of voting. Senior and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the yearbook Jordan DeNike...

Stories left untold

Stories left untold

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 that changed America - and the rest of the world - forever. Schools need to implement the subject of 9/1...

Meet Norwina

Meet Norwina

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 senior Molly Meyer has taken on the responsibility of raising a black labrador puppy named Norwina,...

Living life on pointe

Photo Courtesy of Anhthu Pham

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 of judgment. Junior Mia Pham, who has practiced ballet for nine years, performs for Artisan School o...

The grade gap

The grade gap

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 core classes receive the same GPA points to ensure students of all learning capabilities can earn ...

One point holding students back

Illustration by Libby Sullivan.

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 expand on that concept and offer an extra grade point for more than just the four core classes. ...

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. to 3 p.m. on the CLHS campus. From 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. college fairs hosted the event. All students and parents ...

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