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The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

A Prayer for Owen Meany - #MyFavouriteNovel (Fiction) by lindakowen is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

‘A Prayer for Owen Meany’: a true masterpiece

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor December 8, 2020

“A Prayer for Owen Meany” by Academy Award-winning novelist John Irving is a modern take on timeless issues such as the paradox of war, religion and political corruption, and compels the reader to...

The famous mocking jay pin from The Hunger Games dropped in nature.

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It...

The four books of The Great Library series, Ink and Bone, Paper and Fire, Ash and Quill, and Smoke and Iron.

The Great Library

NicoleN, Staff Reporter July 20, 2018

Calling readers everywhere, if you are in the middle of a deep reading slump and need something packed with danger and alchemy, then The Great Library series is what you need in your life. This series...

A photo of the book Truly, Devious

Pseudonym’s Anonymous

CarolineS, Online Editor July 17, 2018

It’s the 1930’s, and the mountains of Vermont are a steep and rugged terrain. No one would think to build a school there, as the conditions aren’t anywhere close to ideal. No one, that is, except...

A Harry Potter inspired drawing.

The Boy Who Taught

KiaraS, Co-editor-in-chief March 28, 2018

After the Harry Potter series was written by JK Rowling, it opened the floodgates of creativity and adventure for children and young adults around the world. The fascinating tale of a young orphaned boy...

Hazy Similarities

Hazy Similarities

SujeanS, Managing Editor January 9, 2018

(SPOILERS AHEAD) As a lover of horror movies and books and scary and true crime stories, when I found out that a T.V. show based on a story by Stephen King was going to be released, I knew I had to...

The shore of St Malo

All the Light We Cannot See

August 14, 2017

WARNING: DO NOT READ THIS BOOK IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO CRY Written by American author Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See was published in 2014. It won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and...

The Giver

The Giver

TeresaH, Staff Reporter May 5, 2017

If The Giver by Lois Lowry isn't a classic, then neither is Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare. Although The Giver was only published in 1993, the novel truly defined what a (dare I say) perfect dystopia...

Book Review: The Third Woman

Book Review: The Third Woman

ColinH, Copy Editor March 21, 2017

If you're looking for a really good book and you’re into a mix of thriller and dystopia, The Third Woman by journalist Jonathan Freedland might be a good book for you. It’s a work of fiction, but...

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