The Crimson Connection

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

Sharing Valentine’s Day the Trevino Way

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

Singing it Out

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

Behind the Camera

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...

Celebrating Two Cultures

Celebrating Two Cultures

HannahN, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2016

This past week, most high school students have had Halloween costumes and candy on their mind, but some students have also been celebrating their loved ones through a Mexican holiday known as the Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. Senior Yussef Nuñez moved to Cypress three years ago from Mexico City, but has b...

Serving Out Salsa

Serving Out Salsa

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

September 18, 2016

When a person thinks of the word “entrepreneur” they would most likely not think of a 12 year old boy in middle school. However for seventh grader Jake Johnson, this is exactly the case.  Johnson is the ‘Director of Salsa Operations’ for his business, "Jake’s Atomic Salsa”. What started as a small h...

Person of the Week: George Holbrook

Person of the Week: George Holbrook

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2016

Obviously, art is not for everyone. But it is required to graduate high school. Out of all the different variations, orchestra, band, painting, sculpture, senior George Holbrook chose photography. He did not think much about it at the time, but little did he know within a couple months he would fall...

Helping Africa from Afar

Helping Africa from Afar

KyleR, Business Manager

September 15, 2016

Netflix club, FISH club, and even LARP club. Clubs most people outside of Cy Woods would never even think of when creating a new organization. At Cy Woods, clubs of all types are offered for every student to take advantage of in their areas of interest. It does not matter if it is saving the planet by p...

A Night at the Talent Show

A Night at the Talent Show

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016

School talent shows are always quite interesting. You have the singing acts, the piano pieces, and the oddity acts. As we just had our own talent show this Thursday, this all came to light, and it all culminated with the act of seniors Shelby Mathews (singing) and Joanna Ross (on cello). They performed...

The Flood After the Flood

The Flood After the Flood

KyleR, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2016

While spring break 2.0 might have been a nice break from school during the longest stretch of school without a break, it's effects are becoming more and more apparent. From AP tests to just regular tests, everything has been crammed together to create a huge mess for students. Teachers have had to...

STAAR: It’s Almost Here

STAAR: It’s Almost Here

KyleR, Acting Co-Managing Editor

March 22, 2016

TAKS, PLAN, PSAT, ACT and STAAR. Standardized testing has become a regular part of the public school system now a days. With the end of the school year quickly approaching, STAAR testing is beginning and so is all the boot-camp prep that goes with it. Although we only have to take five tests now,...

50 Years of Sad Looking Christmas Trees

50 Years of Sad Looking Christmas Trees

KyleR, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015

The Peanuts gang is celebrating 50 years since the original debut of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" on NBC (1965). Known for it's heartwarming scene where Linus tells us of the true meaning of Christmas and of all the shenanigans that go on while Charlie Brown tries to cheer himself up for the Christmas...

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