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Secret Second Period

Secret Second Period

A look into second period P.E.
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...

De'ja Davis (right) poses with a Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross.

Person of the Week: De’ja Davis

athlete and performer
KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2017

At a school with as many clubs and organizations as Cy Woods, it is easy for a student to become heavily invovled in a wide array of fields. Senior De'ja Davis is one if those students who has found a...

World history teacher, Amanda Gillihan.

Talking International Travels

World history teacher shares her perspectives of international traveling
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...

Person of the Week: George Tighe

Person of the Week: George Tighe

ColinH, Business Manager October 4, 2017

It's no secret that this school is full of high achievers, and this Person of the Week embodies that by being involved in numerous school organizations and being one of six individuals from this school...

Person Of The Week: Stephanie Khounlo

Person Of The Week: Stephanie Khounlo

Renowned Portrait Photographer
AbigailH, Staff Reporter September 27, 2017

Junior Stephanie Khounlo has the ability to capture moments in time. She has been a photographer since her childhood and now practices her talent in Photography Three. Khounlo is known by many of her friends...

Mindi Johnson-Eluwole

A Colorful Story

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...


Q&A with a City Planner

Ryan Homsi of Miamisburg, Ohio
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,...

Provided by Meggie Cheng

Person Of The Week: Meggie Cheng

student hits a perfect score on the act
KiaraC, Entertainment Editor April 29, 2017

In early February, the ACT (American College Testing) took place at Cypress Woods high school. The test is very challenging because its purpose is to show college readiness, junior Meggie Cheng exemplified...

Person of The Week: Hannah Garcia

Person of The Week: Hannah Garcia

NHS President
Bennett Richardson, Staff Reporter April 2, 2017

National Honors Society is an elite group of students that have met certain requirements to be held at such high regard. Among these students, the only leadership roles are the officers, junior Hannah...

GPA On The Move

How transferring can affect students' GPA and class rank.
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...

Reagan Evans

Person of the Week: Regan Evans

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor March 11, 2017

Bath bombs have become more and more popular recently, however they can be expensive and a hassle to get a hold of. This is why freshman Regan Evans decided to start a business making and selling bath...

All Star Champion

All Star Champion

The Teen With a Black Belt
KaylaP, Staff Reporter March 3, 2017

Sophomore Tj Reeves proves that hard work can pay off with his black belt in taekwondo. Starting at 5 years old and continuing now at 15, Reeves not only participates in the sport but teaches it to others...

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