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Moving to the Big Leagues

Moving to the Big Leagues

CooperG, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

Lots of students at Cy Woods know who Dwight Williams is. They know he is incredibly tall, funny and just a couple of years ago he was a coach at Spillane middle school. However, how Williams adapted from being a coach to an assistant principal may come as more of a surprise. Before Williams was an assi...

Get in the Game

Get in the Game

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

  Football games are a significant part of anyone's high school life, but Cy Woods football takes it to the next level. There are so many things that go on at a Cy Woods game. All the way from the players on the field, to the Cadette's and Wild Things on the sideline, and coaches up from above helpi...

Social Spotlight

Social Spotlight

ReganG, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

School, student council meetings, three hour drill team practices, and homework, is a normal weekday for Sophomore Shea Ellis. While jam-packed days and afterschool activities might seem like a lot to many students, to Ellis it’s just an ordinary day. Ellis takes on many roles inside and outside...

March of Dimes

March of Dimes

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...

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. ...

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