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Xplor your Options

Xplor your Options

CarolineS, Online Editor

April 5, 2019

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 ...

Abroad in Australia

Abroad in Australia

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 18, 2019

When it comes to picking prospective colleges, many students feel overwhelmed when deciding where to attend. Senior Madisen Weaver, however, finds it hardly a challenge. Weaver plans to study abroad in Australia for college in January of 2020, fulfilling her lifelong dream. Since early on in her childhood,...

Orchestras California Journey

Orchestras California Journey

PaigeR, Social Editor

March 8, 2019

Cy Woods Orchestra was recently offered a chance to go on their very first trip to California. In mid-January 2019 at 4:15 a.m., they started their journey on a bus to the airport. When the airplane finally skidded across the pavement, signaling their arrival, the students’ excitement escalated. Although ...

Wildcats Worst Dates

Wildcats Worst Dates

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Dates can be a stressful experience, especially if it’s your first time going out with someone. Some dates, though, may not be what you were expecting, and can either help or hinder the relationship you have with the person you’re taking out. Here are some of our Wildcats worst dates they’ve been on. ...

Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019

After no longer playing basketball, senior Diane Hernandez has found something else to keep herself active. She will be running the Vintage Park half marathon on April 14, 2019. The marathon is 13.1 miles long, Although there is no special prize at the end, Hernandez wanted to prove her parents wro...

Living with a Disability

Living with a Disability

JustinP, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019

They were born with this disability. They did not choose this, and now, it is part of their lives forever. Brothers Thomas and Andrew Avery live with the disability known as Tourettes. According to a study from the Mayo Clinic, Tourette Syndrome (TS) involves uncontrollable repetitive movements or...

Here’s the Hook

Here’s the Hook

AaronB, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019

The fishing team educates students on fishing in a variety of ways which includes fishing at competitions or practicing for those competitions. The club is one of the most popular at the school, drawing a wide variety of members all with one thing in common: their love of fishing. “The fishing t...

Not Your Average Sportz Team

Not Your Average Sportz Team

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019

The Cypress Woods Theatre Company is in full swing this year with the many productions they have planned for the school year. Along with all of that, some of the theatre arts students are also involved in our Comedy Sportz team, which is different than their productions. “ComedySportz is an improv team where we p...

A Foreign World

A Foreign World

SaraZ, Staff reporter

January 10, 2019

Most people travel to see the scenery and take the cute pictures, while others travel because they want to experience something new and some travel for love or food, but for senior Matthew Mori and junior Mckenna Lee had something different in mind. Both students traveled this summer to learn Spanish. A...

Mums for Life

Mums for Life

ErinE, Online Editor

December 17, 2018

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

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

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...

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