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The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

Students at the Game

Evie Henderson, Online Editor November 17, 2023

Football games have something for everyone: cheering in the student section, performing in band or cheer, or just sitting in the bleachers with your friends. Anyone can go to a game and leave with...

Mums for life

Holly Neighbors, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2023

Homecoming, a Texas tradition that has lasted through a multitude of generations, began with small, real flowers and just a few ribbons hanging underneath that were pinned to a shirt and worn throughout...

Farewell, Mark Henry

Holly Neighbors, Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2023

Mark Henry has been the superintendent of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) for 12 years, but will now be retiring after 42 years in the field of education. He plans to retire...

Foreign exchange life at the Woods

Van Chmielewski, Staff Reporter November 17, 2023

  Every year, Cy Woods runs a foreign exchange mixer for students from around the world to come together and bond. On Oct. 11, the student council and Mrs. Rivard held the annual foreign exchange...

What Freshmen Should Expect

Evie Henderson, Online Editor November 17, 2023

The first year in high school can be difficult. As many teachers, parents and older siblings recount, it can require much more effort to get good grades, be involved and manage your social life. Luckily,...

Chester the Wildcat at the Varsity Football Game on Aug. 27 against Kingwood High School.

Going behind the mask

Regan Grant, Web Editor January 7, 2022

Sweaty and tired, Chester the Wildcat returns to his locker room with a life-changing surprise waiting for him. When Senior Black Wallace entered his locker room he noticed a man in a bright orange shirt...

Tackling Suicide

Tackling Suicide

Emily Gibbs, Staff Reporter January 7, 2022

Sitting down at the kitchen table with his father after his football game, twelve-year-old Maxwell Mangum learned the real reason his dad ran the New York City Marathon.    Mangum's uncle passed...

Archer Calder (left) and Della Calder (right)

Who deserves a voice?

Eshal Warsi, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2022

As soon as children begin to string together sentences, every mother longs to hear three words: “I Love You.”  Caitlin Calder does too, But she may never be able to hear them.  Caitlin’s...

James Darden

Senior partners with multimillionaire to jumpstart business

Regan Grant, Web Editor January 7, 2022

Cypress Woods High School senior James Darden III was invited to view a session at the Texas A&M University Mays Business School’s Transformational Leadership Academy (MTLA). Aquiles Chulluncuy,...

Players stand at attention to the pre game coin toss

All gas no breaks

Hunter Mancuso, Copy Editor January 5, 2022

All gas no breaks. That's the motto to live by when starting something new. Hit the ground running. An entire highschool football team had to live by that when going through something they hadn't seen...

Three Cy Woods students named National Merit Semifinalists

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 13, 2021

Seniors Tavi Khandekar, Phuc Le and Benjamin Yonas became National Merit Semifinalists on Sept. 15. For 67 years, the National Merit Scholarship Program has awarded academically gifted students scholarships...

Xander McWhorter and the water polo team at the CFISD Natatorium

Cy Woods student wins Oustanding USA Water Polo All-American Award

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

Water Polo is one of the only professional games that can be played in a pool. Water polo is one of the fastest growing sports across high schools. It ranks sixth for boys according to the National Federation...

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