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Mums for Life

Mums for Life

ErinE, Online Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Oct. 4, 2018- A special Cy Woods tradition took place during the week of homecoming. Multiple Wildcat students had the opportunity of donating mums and garters to the LIFE Skills and Carlton students as a part of Mums for LIFE. This beloved tradition was started back in 2014 by Wildcat alumnus Cameron ...

The More You Know

The More You Know

CarolineS, Online Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

For most people, the phrase “I wish I had known…” pops into their mind when thinking about their high school years. During high school, there are so many things that could be beneficial to have in mind when making important decisions. Two high school counselors sat down to answer questions about ...

QandA with our National Merit Semi-Finalists

QandA with our National Merit Semi-Finalists

ErinE, Online Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features

Eileen Lee:   How does it feel to say that you are one of only two students at our school to be a semi-finalist? “I’m so surprised that I made it because I know that the cut off for Texas is pretty high. I’m just really happy about it.”   What did it take to becom...

Mums for Life Photos

Mums for Life Photos

ErinE, Online Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, Photo Stories, Showcase

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Mori For Glory

Mori For Glory

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Features

Senior Class President Matthew Mori has various ideas for Cypress Woods this 2019-2020 school year. He campaigned extensively for his position in April of 2018 and now, from new school dances to sanitation and recycling, he is ready to lobby for change. “One thing I’m really look forward to do...

Live, Love, Create

Live, Love, Create

Savannah Hornsby, Staff Reporter

August 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The room is silent. The only sound is the sound of fingers gliding across keyboards as thoughts and ideas are woven into plots and stories as worlds come to life. This is creative writing. Creative writing is an elective class that can be taken as a sophomore, junior or senior. The curriculum for...

Meet the WildThings

Meet the WildThings

SarahW, Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Lilie Roberts Why did you want to be a WildThing? I want to be a WildThing because I remember when I was little the WildThings were what made me love this school so much. Now that I have the opportunity to be one I can’t wait to show my love and spirit for the school and share our legacy with oth...

How The Golden Rule Has Worked

How The Golden Rule Has Worked

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Just finishing high school,  a young German works a practicum in her father's phycosecamtic clinic. She is not enjoying her position and is still deciding what her next step will be following the practicum's end. She is also frustrated with the church. She cannot seem to find one in her hometown of ...

The Legacy of Lucy Gooden

The Legacy of Lucy Gooden

ErinE, Online Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Tuesday night or Friday night. Seven o’clock. Basketball game or volleyball game. She was always there supporting her Wildcats. Maybe it was for 5 minutes, 1 quarter or even the full game. The voice of Cypress Woods, Lucy Gooden our head custodian, was always there to cheer on her Wildcats. “I...

Holidays the American Way

Holidays the American Way

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Christmas trees, candy canes, Santa Claus, stockings and pajamas. These are the things that are typically associated with Christmas and perpetuated in American media, but they are not necessarily traditions to the rest of the world shares. As the Christmas season approaches, foreign exchange students ty...

Can I have a career as an artist?

Can I have a career as an artist?

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the competitive art field in our world today, artists are faced with slim chances of rising above and making it big. Although becoming well known is not a common occurrence, some artists can choose to create their own platforms or fan-bases in which they can pick up commissions. 2D Art and Digi...

Secret Second Period

Secret Second Period

SujeanS, Managing Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

“Line up,” Coach Voelkel shouts to the class after everyone files into the gym. The class scrambles to find their partners then start to walk around the gym, mixed voices drowning out the music from the speakers. After a few laps, another yell from Coach Voelkel indicates that it is  time to start the ...

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