The Crimson Connection

Mary Chase’s 1944 Comedy: Harvey

MattR, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015

This past weekend Cy Woods Theater Company  hosted a production of Mary Chase's timeless comedy, Harvey. The plays characters consist of a mother (Veta Louise Simmons), her daughter (Myrtle Mae Simmons), her drunk brother (Elwood) and his "imaginary friend", an invisible 6 foot white rabbit named Harvey....

Remembering 14 Years Ago

Remembering 14 Years Ago

KyleR, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015

Fourteen years ago on this day, three Boeing 747s were high jacked by a group associated with the Taliban attacked the Twin Towers and Washington D.C. and killed 3,380 people from 115 different nations. By the numbers here’s how many were affected: Total Killed in New York: 2,753 people Total...

School Students Saving Lives

School Students Saving Lives

Jordan Miller, Managing Editor

September 9, 2015

Practicing first-aid and learning how to teach CPR isn’t on most high school students’ to-do lists. However, it is for Junior Ashlyn Roberts, the president of the new Red Cross Club sponsored by Ms. Williams. Roberts’ is your average academically-motivated student who really wanted to volunteer...

Colorless Love

Colorless Love

MiaL, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2015

Despite our different skin tones all human genetic make-up is 99.9 percent. To a couple like Bill and Patsy Helland that meant something. It also means something to biracial children like Mya Clark and younger interracial couples in today’s society. The freedom for two different people with different...

Made Up To Please

Made Up To Please

LeahT, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2014

The pressure to be beautiful grows immensely once a girl reaches a certain age. Girls grow up seeing the women in their lives wearing makeup, making them feel like they should too. Flipping through magazines, girls see female celebrities being criticized for going out without makeup. Even walking through...

Wildcat Returns Home

Wildcat Returns Home

LeahT, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2014

When most seniors leave high school, they intend on never coming back. Math teacher Anne Quillin is not one of those people. Just a short four years ago in 2010, Quillin graduated as a Wildcat. This year she as a precal and calculus teacher. “I loved the school spirit,” Quillin said. “I felt...

The Pack Attacks

David G, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2013

As the players are being introduced for the other team, a group of students in the home stands raises their newspapers and starts to read as the other side of the gym goes wild.  “And for your Cypress Woods Wildcats…” That same group who read the newspapers puts them down and goes wild. After the...

In an Instant

In an Instant

Delaney V, Web Master

October 9, 2013

The daily routine had not changed. Just like every other day junior Alyssa Nagle woke up and headed to practice. She began to run, then everything went black.   It was six thirty in the morning, only a week before school began when Alyssa Nagle fainted due to unknown causes at Cross Country practice. A...

Halloween 24/7/365

Halloween 24/7/365

Cassie C, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2013

Dressing up as your favorite character is commonplace on Halloween; however, many people are extending costuming past the night of October 31. “Cosplaying” is the term adopted by a community dedicated to giving new life to their favorite characters. A mixture of the words “costume” and “pl...

Party at the nursing home

Shannon S, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2013

Community service hours can be just as important as good grades. With Key Club and Interact boasting hundreds of members, new service organizations have been popping up around campus. One such club is Best of Friends, a service club devoted to spending time with senior citizens who live at the Emeritus...

Harmonies turning heads

Byria H, Social Editor

October 23, 2012

          On a typical Wednesday afternoon, one can find five Cy Woods alumni behind a sealed Coles Crossing garage door.  There are constant complaints of aggressive vocals, distinct drum rhythms, impressive guitar riffs and pure skill emerging from this garage.  However, these kids won’t let i...

First Round Down

Ashlynn B, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2012

  Every year “American Idol” holds auditions in different cities. People often go home crying and heart broken after the first round, but sophomore Dalvin Davis has gotten through the first round.   Dalvin passed the first round of “American Idol” tryouts, in Austin, Texas this past July...

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