The Crimson Connection

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

MackenseyD, Online Editor

October 30, 2019

The audience’s murmuring simmers down to silence as the orchestra begins the overture. The world disappears as the music swells and the lights brighten. Time stops. The heart races faster to keep up with the drums. A deep breath and the curtain opens in a new town. Homework and  football games no longer ...

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...

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:...

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,...

Orchestras California Journey

Orchestras California Journey

PaigeR, Social Editor

March 8, 2019

Cy Woods Orchestra was recently offered a chance to go on their very first trip to California. In mid-January 2019 at 4:15 a.m., they started their journey on a bus to the airport. When the airplane finally skidded across the pavement, signaling their arrival, the students’ excitement escalated. Although ...

Person of the Week: Jackson Sutter

Person of the Week: Jackson Sutter

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018

He has been playing baseball since he was three and singing in choir for seven years. Now, he is getting ready to start school at Western Texas on a baseball scholarship. Varsity baseball player and mixed choir student, senior Jackson Sutter denies stereotypes as he does what he enjoys. He just partici...

Person of the Week: Sebastian Aguirre

Person of the Week: Sebastian Aguirre

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018

Summer is often synonymous with fun in the sun. Endless days of going out with friends and taking trips around the state, country and world. Others might use their time outside of school to get some extra money working at some sort of job around Cypress. No matter what someone does, it is often done...

Person of the Week: James Keiser

Person of the Week: James Keiser

Sarah W, Copy Editor

April 30, 2018

After a full school year of working on their projects, the students involved in High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware program, commonly known as HUNCH, have visited the Johnson Space Center to receive their final review of their products. Senior James Keiser started in the engineering class his freshma...

Person of the Week: Rebecca Wisenbaker

Person of the Week: Rebecca Wisenbaker

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2018

In her second year of the award winning Cypress Woods Tech Club, junior Rebecca Wisenbaker was able to take part in the fifth consecutive state tech club competition win in a row. She plans on continuing her engineering and tech activities in the future during college and as a profession as well. ...

Person of the Week: Tressel Eckman

Person of the Week: Tressel Eckman

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018

ComedySportz is a high-school competitive improvisation league in the Houston area. Two teams play against each other, with both teams competing for laughs from the audience. On May 3, the citywide championship will be held at Cinco Ranch High School, and Cy Woods will be sending a ComedySportz team....

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