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The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

ReganG, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Advice, Features, Lifestyle

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, People of Cy Woods

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


Filed under Features

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...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

CooperG, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Features

National signing day is traditionally the first day that high school senior athletes can sign a letter of intent for a collegiate sport in the NCAA. Every year, multiple athletes from Cy Woods sign to a college on this day, and by the time they do it, they all accomplish the very thing they have been t...

Shooting for the Stars

Shooting for the Stars

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

The Hunch program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to partner with NASA. Through engineering to interior design, all CFISD schools participate in some way and allow the progression of this program. However, Cy Woods is the only school within the district to compete in the NASA Hunch Cu...

Aloha Nationals

Aloha Nationals

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019


Filed under Features

After three hours of practice everyday for seven months, the Crimson Cadettes were ready to take on their national dance competition. They signed up for nationals at Hawaii very early on in the year in order to secure their spot. The junior Cadettes were surprised when the senior officers told them t...

Step by Step

Step by Step

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

Chant. Stomp. Clap. What started as the traditional African gumboot dance now beats along the hallways of our high school: step dancing. In November of 2017, seniors Mia Jones, Lauren Daughtery and Catherine Roberts decided that something was missing in the culture of their extracurricular experience:...

Xplor your Options

Xplor your Options

CarolineS, Online Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

More and more people are starting to branch out into the territory of self-made businesses and brands. Within that demographic, there is a surprising number of high school students. They happily devote a portion of their time to the products they’ve worked for. Cy Woods is no stranger to students who ...

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