The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

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

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...

Cody Simper

Cody Simper: The new face of the wildcats

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 11, 2021

For almost a decade, the Cy Woods Varsity Football team was run by Head Coach Trenton Faith. Suddenly, a surprising announcement changed everything and put the fate of Wildcat Football in jeopardy.   After...

Iyer posing with her trophy

Ramya Iyer: 211+1

Eshal Warsi, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

Under what conditions does the square root of a2 + b2 = a + b where a and b are real numbers? Confused? That’s okay. This was just one of the questions from the 2021 American Mathematics Competition...

The Wildthings take a photo at the Cy Woods football game.

Meet the Wildthings

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

  No one shows as much 212 spirit as the Wildthings. These 11 seniors show the most fight for Cy-Woods, and lead the student section day and night. The meaning that the Wildthings have to Cy-Woods...

Leonard at his commitment trip to Fordham University

Highschool Stars: Duke Leonard

Hunter Mancuso, Copy Editor September 24, 2021

The majority of people who go to Cypress Woods High School have heard of Duke Leonard. He’s a towering football player who is loved by most. Leonard's fans had a chance to support him by nominating Leonard...

Signing Day at the Woods

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

Playing sports at the collegiate level is something that you don’t hear very often. Only about seven percent of athletes from high school go play their sport at the next level. This year at Cypress Woods...

New year’s resolution list. Photo obtained from freestocks

2021: A clean slate

January 22, 2021

For most, 2020 wasn’t all they hoped it would be. However, 2021 represents a clean slate and many kicked the year off with a new year's resolution.   Junior Eric Bartczak never set a resolution...

Coach Faith talks to Carson Danner during a timeout.

Goodbye coach

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2021

After coaching for 36 years, Athletic Coordinator Trenton Faith is hanging up his belt and setting out for retirement. Faith has spent his last eight years being the head coach for the football team and...

Cy Woods computer programming geniuses

Hunter Mancuso November 23, 2020

Cy Woods high school produces studs at computer programming; a group of students won yet another award for the computer science program. Three students placed first overall at a HackerRank computer...

The Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game

Meet the Wild Things

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2020

The Wild things have been a big part of Cy-Woods since the school has opened. seniors are elected every year to become the new wild things. Craig and Nikki Self are the co-sponsors for the wild things...

Manocha and Georgian at a Rice University Conference

Making a difference

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor October 29, 2020

Often the word nonprofit evokes an image of a multinational organization that is funded by international bodies; however, seniors Tanya Manocha and Rachel Georgian, are hoping to redefine the term.          Three...

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