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Ad Astra

Ad Astra

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

It’s safe to say that 2019 has been a largely disappointing year for film. Despite the success of films such as Avengers: Endgame and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, highly anticipated movies such as Glass, Captain Marvel and Shazam have been anywhere from sub-par to downright bad. I’ve spent the bet...

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

Billie Eilish: The Perpetuation of Sonic Monotony

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

The music industry is a Wild West-like landscape full of equal parts up-and-coming artists and dying artists. In 2019, this landscape is harsher than ever. With the advent of services like Soundcloud and Spotify, it has been easier than ever before to let the world be known of what you can do with y...

Summer Songs

Summer Songs

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

That time of the year has come, the time where your Spotify has become empty from the past season's jams and is ready for a fresh spin. Well, you're in luck because the newspaper staff has put in their personal opinions to create the best summer songs for you to listen to on that sunny and chill Texas...

Dishing the Details: Far From Home

Dishing the Details: Far From Home

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 17, 2019

Spoiler Warning for those who are not caught up with all MCU movies (including Endgame).   A new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was dropped on the heels of Endgame, literally. When Endgame first came out, one of the previews was for Far From Home. However, if you were to see Endgame to...

What is your Legacy?

What is your Legacy?

PaigeR, Photo Editor

May 14, 2019

Marie Kubezca   What has been the best thing about high school? “Honestly, the group of friends I’ve made with the band and being involved with extracurriculars.”   How do you want to be remembered and why? “As being helpful and being there. I’m not on varsity anything, so being the one th...

The Current State of America’s Favorite Boyband

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 13, 2019

A few weeks ago, you could've found singer Kevin Abstract pacing on a treadmill in his hometown of Corpus Christi, TX for 10 hours straight, now, we find him questioning the creative and financial direction of Brockhampton. With all of this media attention, fans have started to question what the current...

Shooting for the Stars

Shooting for the Stars

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 1, 2019

The Hunch program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to partner with NASA. Through engineering to interior design, all CFISD schools participate in some way and allow the progression of this program. However, Cy Woods is the only school within the district to compete in the NASA Hunch Cu...

Step by Step

Step by Step

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Chant. Stomp. Clap. What started as the traditional African gumboot dance now beats along the hallways of our high school: step dancing. In November of 2017, seniors Mia Jones, Lauren Daughtery and Catherine Roberts decided that something was missing in the culture of their extracurricular experience:...

The Winner is…..

The Winner is…..

JerahB, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

Game of Thrones season 8 premieres this Sunday on HBO. I am very excited to see this season. I’ve been looking at the trailer over and over again trying to see if I can figure out what’s going to happen. No matter how many times I try, I still can’t figure it out. Even the actors on the show say...

Xplor your Options

Xplor your Options

CarolineS, Online Editor

April 5, 2019

More and more people are starting to branch out into the territory of self-made businesses and brands. Within that demographic, there is a surprising number of high school students. They happily devote a portion of their time to the products they’ve worked for. Cy Woods is no stranger to students who ...

Abroad in Australia

Abroad in Australia

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 18, 2019

When it comes to picking prospective colleges, many students feel overwhelmed when deciding where to attend. Senior Madisen Weaver, however, finds it hardly a challenge. Weaver plans to study abroad in Australia for college in January of 2020, fulfilling her lifelong dream. Since early on in her childhood,...

Best to Worst Laughs of 2018

Best to Worst Laughs of 2018

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 8, 2019

I think we can all agree 2018 was an interesting year with some... interesting memes.Here are a few of last years biggest laughs rated from top to bottom:     1.“Change My Mind “ This hilarious meme originated after a controversial picture of podcaster Steven Crowder setting...

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