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How The Golden Rule Has Worked

How The Golden Rule Has Worked

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

June 8, 2018

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

Lucy Gooden getting recognized at a volleyball game

ErinE, Online Editor

May 29, 2018

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

Yokohama, China Town in Kanagawa Japan decorated for the Lunar New Year.

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 15, 2017

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?

Natasha Napier's

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

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

“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 ...

Talking International Travels

World history teacher, Amanda Gillihan.

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2017

Amanda Gillihan is a world history teacher and an international traveler. She has been to eight different countries, including France, Germany and the United Kingdom in her spare time. After traveling to historical cities, such as London and Berlin, Gillihan has gained an appreciation for certain cities...

A Colorful Story

Mindi Johnson-Eluwole

TeresaH, Online Editor

August 22, 2017

In Accra, Ghana, a seamstress is attempting to send one of her twin nineteen-year old daughters to university. Her nimble fingers craft colorful bags and bright shirts while her daughters help thread round beads onto strings. Vibrant reds, luminous yellows, jade greens and sky blues surround her in the...

Q&A with a City Planner


TeresaH, Online Editor

July 16, 2017

Below is Ryan Homsi being sworn in as the City Planner of Miamisburg. In this transcribed Q&A, we talk cats (not really) and urban planning with Ryan Homsi, the city planner of Miamisburg, Ohio. What does a city planner do? Well, it depends on how big the city is. We don't have a big staff because we're a small town, so a city planner [in Miamisburg] does tons of stuff that a normal city planner doe...

GPA On The Move

Sarah W, Online Editor

March 24, 2017

In the March 2017 issue, a story was written about transferring students' GPA. In that story, it was printed that CFISD uses a 7.0 weighted GPA scale, I am here to correct this information and state that CFISD uses a 6.0 weighted scale, not 7.0. Below is the corrected story.   Cypress Fairba...

Sharing Valentine’s Day the Trevino Way

Passing out flowers and spreading smiles.

HannahN, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017

On Valentine's Day, a few reporters from the Crimson Connection went down to the cafeteria after hearing rumors about something happening during C lunch. After questioning Assistant Principal Allbritton, we soon found out one of the football players was planning a Valentine's surprise, and that his...

Singing it Out

Camryn Jerding's cover for her single Letters.

KyleR, Business Manager

January 10, 2017

From childhood, many students dream of living the famous life as an actor/actress or a singer. They dream of the fame and fortune along with millions of adoring fans around the country and the world. They see icons like the Kardashians, Brad Pitt and Ariana Grande and aspire to be like them. However,...

Behind the Camera

Cy Woods Cheerleaders running out at the Homecoming game.

KyleR, Business Manager

November 10, 2016

For once, the Cy Woods student section was silent. No cheers echoed throughout the stadium. No shouts were heard. This was not because the student section was gone but because the student section was frozen in motion. Moments before, Senior Cami Beardmore stopped every student at the game against Cy...

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