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. ...

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 ...

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...

The 2018 Winter Olympics begin February

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Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design/Copy Editor

January 23, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea will begin with opening ceremonies on February 9 and will close on February 25. For those in America interested in watching the games, NBC will broadcast the Olympics both on television and online. Despite recent nuclear threats and political...

The good, the bad, and the unnecessary

The good, the bad, and the unnecessary

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design/Copy Editor

December 13, 2017

Hollywood releases movies at an incredible rate, often churning out either masterpieces or total flops. Amidst this constant stream of new films, many movies seem destined to fail because of their lack of purpose. Between sequels, prequels and even a handful of original films, some movies simply never...

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 ...

Stranger Things season 2

Stranger Things season 2

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor

April 23, 2017

The popular Netflix series “Stranger Things” released their first trailer for season two on Feb. 5 and should air on Oct. 31, exciting fans and hyping up the future of the series. After an incredibly successful first season, which generated a huge following and secured a spot in American pop cu...

Brain teasers

Schools should become more involved in the mental well being of students.

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor

February 22, 2017

High school students face high amounts of stress on a daily basis, and it can lead to depression, anxiety and a slew of other mental health issues. The mental health of high school students has serious effects on education, and schools should take a more active role in providing resources for prevent...

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