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The Life of Collin Bass

The Life of Collin Bass

CooperG, Staff reporter

October 30, 2019

Almost everyone in high school thinks that they have a lot on their plate, and that compared to other people, their schedules are way more complex. What if there was a student at Cy Woods who is an athlete, a part of student council, a wild thing and has multiple jobs. Collin Bass is doing a lot in his senior yea...

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 ...

Mum’s for LIFE 2019

Mum’s for LIFE 2019

ErinE, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2019

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 Mum's for LIFE. The intention of Mums for LIFE is to give back to these students by donating a mum o...

King of the Woods

King of the Woods

JustinP, Online Editor

October 17, 2019

Students at Cy Woods know the name Mr. Dirk Heath, but do they really understand the man cheering at the football games, telling you the announcements, and bringing the best energy to school everyday?  Mr. Heath was brought to Cy Woods around eight years ago after he got a call from principal Mr....

It’s a Small World

It’s a Small World

ErinE, Editor-in-chief

September 20, 2019

Imagine stepping foot in a school that is four times bigger than what your'e used to. Imagine not knowing a single person inside the school. Imagine not knowing where a single one of your classes are. Imagine not knowing what 212 is about. Imagine now knowing why in the word a man comes on the announcements...

The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

ReganG, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

Senior year - the bittersweet time of enjoying the last football games, prom, dance competitions, and creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Senior year is considered to hold some of the best times of a person's life, but throwing a serious injury into the mix might just change every...

Time Ticks On

Time Ticks On

MackenseyD, Co-online editor

May 22, 2019

Imagine a routine revolved around taking care of another person. Not just any person, but your own father. Imagine a routine where you wake up every day and the first thought is that you need to make sure your dad took his medicine. Then you sit through a whole day of school and late night rehearsal...

That’s A Rap

That’s A Rap

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 17, 2019

The computer science UIL team is known state-wide for their academic accolades, but outside of their competitions, the team partakes in an unlikely hobby. Outside of the compsci room, senior Sam Armstrong spends his time writing lyrics and orchestrating songs for the compsci team to record and produce. ...

What do you want to Major in?

What do you want to Major in?

PaigeR, Photo Editor

May 17, 2019

Some colleges require students to declare a major when applying, others give students until their second semester of sophomore year to decide, but the choice never gets any easier. The reality is the students are only 18 and expected to decide about a huge part of their lives. How are they supposed to...

Clare Reilly Goes Crew

Clare Reilly Goes Crew

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Last March, Clare Reilly, who is no stranger to the volleyball courts, was made aware of an email sent to her CrossFit coaches. Reilly had been scouted by The University of Texas at Austin for their rowing team. This came as a shock to the volleyball veteran of 6 years, having never even picked up a s...

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...

The Big Leagues

The Big Leagues

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019

Bishoy Hanna   What made you decide to go to Duke University? I always thought that biomedical engineering was an interesting major so when I decided that that was what I wanted to do. I was researching what schools had a good program for that so I came across Duke. I started researchin...

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