CCHS Press

Video Production Goes to UIL

Video Production Goes to UIL

Story by: Dominique McClain, Reporter

February 26, 2019

Creek’s Video Production team accomplished a huge achievement when both of their films were entered and accepted into UIL competition. Countless hours of effort worked into the making of these two videos as both teams worked hard to make it happen. Waiting for results, Junior Sydney Johnson explains how she felt...

Orchestra Regionals

Orchestra Regionals

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

October 31, 2018

After practicing their music all summer, orchestra students of all grade levels show off their skills at the region allstate auditions. On October 13th, Cy Creek orchestra attended region level auditions at Spring Branch Middle School. Sophomore viola player Quoc Nguyen practiced about two hours a d...

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...

UIL – more than sports

UIL – more than sports

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Sports Editor

January 27, 2017

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) does more than govern sports. They govern most competitions between schools in Texas including but not limited to: band competitions, theater competitions, and even academic competitions. Students compete in UIL events ranging from sports events to eve...

“Sparks Fly” at the UIL Young Filmmakers Festival

“Sparks Fly” at the UIL Young Filmmakers Festival

Story by: Sam Billings, Entertainment Editor

March 3, 2016

A young animator spends 20 hours over three days hunched over a computer. Eyes burning from the bright glow of the screen. Dramatic music plays over two lovers as one makes the ultimate sacrifice for their significant other. In the short animated video “Sparks Fly,” the fuses belonging to two stic...

Fine Arts UIL takes center stage

Fine Arts UIL takes center stage

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Feature Editor

February 8, 2016

Every year, thousands of students from all over the state gather together for University Interscholastic League (UIL), an opportunity to compete against other schools in academic, athletic and artistic competitions. Many fine arts electives, such as choir, theater and band have their own UIL competi...

Band receives sweepstakes at UIL

Band receives sweepstakes at UIL

Story by: Jimmy Pacheco, Sports Editor

October 31, 2015

The marching band received superior first division ratings from all three judges at UIL on Oct. 17. Judges give this award to bands with the best ratings possible. Junior and drum major Tomas Bryan said it felt great to win a sweepstakes at UIL. "It was a result of every member putting in time and ...

Future Business Leaders of America competitors take top places at state

Future Business Leaders of America competitors take top places at state

Story by: Audrey Jones, Entertainment/Opinion Manager

April 6, 2015

After the state competition in San Antonio, FBLA teams took home first, second and fifth places in their events. Senior Jessica Klohn explains how she prepared for the competition. “We had meetings after school and we got together and helped each other,” Klohn said. “Me and Austin [Heath...

Wrestlers advance from regional tournament

Wrestlers advance from regional tournament

Story by: Skylar Campbell, Co Editor in Chief (Yearbook)

February 13, 2013

Junior Mariah Mack fought to free her right leg from her opponent from Clear Falls High School, spun to get behind her and scored two points, winning the championship in the 110-pound weight class. "The turning point of my match was when I got called for stalling,” Mack said. “After that I knew I ...

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