The Crimson Connection

Person of the Week: Sam Belcher

Junior Sam Belcher placed 17th in trumpet at the All-State Band competition.

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

On February 14-17, members of the school band went up to San Antonio for the TMEA All-State Convention to compete and perform. One of these students who got to compete at the convention was junior Sam Belcher, a trumpet player who placed 17th in the state. “I didn’t expect it because I didn’t t...

Person of the Week: Sydney Stanford

Sydney Stanford swimming at a meet.

KaeT, Social Media Editor

February 8, 2018

Just two weeks ago, the Cy Woods swimming team dominated the competition and showed off their greatest strengths at the district’s latest swim meet. Their combined efforts and 212 spirit in the pool were well rewarded with first place. Every single swimmer put in everything they had; however, there was on...

Jolly Jingles

Jolly Jingles

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 21, 2017

NICE Carol of The Bells Probably one of the most liked Christmas songs, both the choral and Trans-Siberian versions bring an exciting intensity to the holiday season. Not only is “Carol of the Bells” wonderfully dramatic and fun to listen to, it also is a darker Christmas song that still remains ...

One Time at Band Camp

Drum major, Adrian Chan, speaks to the band before a performance

SavannahH, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2017

“Hey band!” a drum major calls out to a room filled with loud, noisy teenagers. “Hey what?” the band students call back, cutting off any conversation they previously had. “Go outside!” the drum major shouts out to the band kids. It’s time for marching practice, time to focus. ...

POW: Madeline Fatsura

Photo provided by: Madeline Fatsura

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2017

When she was younger, junior Madeline Fatsura only thought of a profession that had to do with profit; therefore, she decided to delve into the engineering field, and now she is in her second year of engineering design and presentation. "I do enjoy it now," Fatsura said. "I've gotten the chance to...

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber are Back Together

Justin Bieber holding Selena in an embrace.

MaddieA, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2017

Before achieving international success, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were friends for years. Eventually, as they got more into the spotlight, they became an on-and-off couple from 2011 until their last official breakup in 2014. However, the two are dating each other once again after three years from...

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017

As October is coming to a close and November is beginning, Thor: Ragnarok is quickly nearing its domestic box office release on November 3rd. The hype is skyrocketing, interest is exponentially growing and discussion is steadily increasing with every additional trailer released to the public. The...

Person of the Week: De’ja Davis

De'ja Davis (right) poses with a Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross.

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2017

At a school with as many clubs and organizations as Cy Woods, it is easy for a student to become heavily invovled in a wide array of fields. Senior De'ja Davis is one if those students who has found a variety of passions throughout high school. "[I am in] Varsity Track, Varsity Choir, Choir council...

Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2017

The Silence of the Lambs- This thrilling classic is sure to strike fear in everybody as Clarice, a promising FBI agent, meets the infamous cannibal Hannibal Lecter. It was released in 1991 and is available on Netflix. Hush- This movie is one that will have you holding your breath as a...

Person of the Week: George Tighe

Person of the Week: George Tighe

ColinH, Business Manager

October 4, 2017

It's no secret that this school is full of high achievers, and this Person of the Week embodies that by being involved in numerous school organizations and being one of six individuals from this school selected as a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. Meet senior George Tighe. Many people strive...

Person Of The Week: Stephanie Khounlo

Person Of The Week: Stephanie Khounlo

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

Junior Stephanie Khounlo has the ability to capture moments in time. She has been a photographer since her childhood and now practices her talent in Photography Three. Khounlo is known by many of her friends as an amazing photographer because of her renowned skill for portraits and artistic photography....

The Show Must Go On

The original poster for The Buddy Holly Story

SavannahH, Staff Member

September 20, 2017

The Cy Woods Theatre Company opened The Buddy Holly Story on September 15th, the same week school began. The cast and crew endured seemingly endless rehearsals and persevered through time crunches in hopes of opening their show on time. Auditions for The Buddy Holly Story started back in May of 20...

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