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. ...

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...

Silvies succeed at first competition

photo courtesy of Cy Creek Silverados

Story by: Sam Billings, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2018

The Silverados placed as the Grand Champion runner up team at the Northwest Houston Classic Regional Dance Team competition on February 16-17. They also gathered many other awards for both solo and group dances. The competition had teams from CFISD and Katy ISD as well as other neighboring distric...

Show time

Show time

Story by: Sam Billings

April 25, 2017

Countless months of work and dedication brought them here. Endless hours spent preparing for these few moments in the ring. The time has come for all the hard work to pay off. Now, their fate resides in the hands of the judges. Through the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program, six students showed their...

NASA discovers seven new planets

NASA discovers seven new planets

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

March 6, 2017

On Feb. 22, NASA announced the discovery of seven earth-sized planets placed around a single star, similar to our own solar system. The system, called TRAPPIST-1 after the telescope that discovered it, resides 40 light years from Earth in the constellation Aquarius. NASA has confirmed 3,449 other exoplanets in...

Go la la for the “La La Land” soundtrack

Go la la for the

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

March 2, 2017

“La La Land” topped box offices and became one of the top movies of the year. The soundtrack deserves just as much recognition for bringing jazz into mainstream media and making great songs to keep people interested while still contributing to the plot.   “Another Day of Sun” Complete with a ...

Music Monday – Up and Coming

Music Monday - Up and Coming

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

February 27, 2017

New music comes out nearly every day, yet radio stations play the same exact songs every hour. Enjoy this playlist of up-and-coming artists that deserve more radio time and recognition. ...

The 59th annual Grammy awards

The 59th annual Grammy awards

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

February 18, 2017

Musicians of every genre attended the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12 to take home one of the highest honors in music. The night contained many star-studded performances and tributes; Adele took home the gold - or five, and Beyonce dazzled in her solo performance of “Love Drought” and “Sa...

Music Monday – Super Bowl

Music Monday - Super Bowl

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

January 30, 2017

To celebrate the Super Bowl taking place in Houston, the city decided to put on a week of live concerts at Discovery Green. This Music Monday includes the artists performing in Houston this week. ...

Donald Trump inaugurated as 45th president

Donald Trump being inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States

Story by: Sam Billings, News Editor

January 27, 2017

On Jan. 17, 2016 Chief Justice John Roberts swore in Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, minutes after the inauguration of Mike Pence as Vice President. In Trump’s inaugural address, he described the problems faced by America in the past, and promised “America will start winni...

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