The Crimson Connection

March of Dimes

The Key Club officer team at their Key Club Banquet on May 27.

JustinP, Online Editor

February 19, 2020

The spread in awareness for the disease known as Neonatal Tetanus has gained much support throughout the nation, and Key Club has been one organization in particular that has helped increase attention to this cause. Key Club has organized multiple events in order to raise money and bring added support f...

On the Road Again

Jeff Sullivan, Ethan Stokes, Emmanuelle Zeesman, Paul Schoeller, Seth Eardly, Brody Bett and Ruby Gibbs backstage of the Finding Neverland tour.

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?

Senior Camilla McIver

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

North Star members Berry and Berkiri cooking during the finals

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

The team's first group picture after their performance at this year's black light pep rally.

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

EJ, AK, and their friends modeling Xpolr merch

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

Passport

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

A photo of the orchestra rehearsing

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

Varsity baseball player and choir student, senior Jackson Sutter runs between bases during a game.

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

Junior Sebastian Aguirre during the 2018 HOPE Kickball Tournament.

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

James Keiser signing a locker made by HUNCH students.

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

Rebecca Wisenbaker in the middle of Tech club at their state competition.

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. ...

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