The Crimson Connection

Person Of The Week: Issac Torres

Photo provided by: Isaac Torres

MiaL., Social coordinator

November 18, 2016

“Portraying characters has always been a passion of mine ever since I was young," senior Isaac Torres said. “ I remember [watching] the movie Shrek with my parents, and I would go out in front of the couch, and act out everything the [characters] did.”   Senior Isaac Torres attends child birthday pa...

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...

Person of the Week: Brennan Munson

Person of the Week: Brennan Munson

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2016

It is getting to be the time of year where most seniors are frantically finishing up their college applications and checking for acceptance or decline letters, but some students are applying for other dreams, or rather, enlisting in them. Senior Brennan Munson will be officially sworn into the marine...

Celebrating Two Cultures

Nuñez celebrates both Halloween and the Day of the Dead.

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...

Person Of The Week: Khari Keaton

Khari Keaton showing a positive attitude while volunteering.

SarahW, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2016

"I lead through people, not above them."- Khari Keaton

Person of the Week: Darby Shook

Photo provided by: Darby Shook

MiaL, Social Coordinator

October 23, 2016

She responds to the ping sound that resonates from her phone and knows to start  getting work for her next customer. “I cut everything out, print it, whatever the product is,” Senior Darby Shook said. “I just hand make it per order, I’ll usually spend a week designing it and figuring ou...

Person of the Week: Jacquelyn Burke

Jacquelyn Burke at the spirit store

MiaL., Social coordinater

October 11, 2016

She responds to the sound of students bustling in the hallways, and answers questions like, How much does this cost? Does this come in a large? Her name is Jacquelyn Burke and she is a proud VIPS of Cypress Woods. “We sell the spirit items for the school, “ Burke said. “We sell class shirts...

Person of the Week: Krish Suchdev

Junior Krish Suchdev working on his laptop.

KyleR, Business Manager

September 30, 2016

Keyboard clatter fills the room as junior Krish Suchdev intently looks at his computer screen showing an array of technical programs that only those who know computer science could begin to understand. Most students do not know his name or his story, but they know his work. They look at it every day...

Person of the Week: Ellington Shephard

Ellington Shephard working his magic with the clippers.

MiaL., Social Coordinator

September 23, 2016

The humming of clippers fills the room, held in the steady hands of the senior known as Ell the Barber. Prepped with all the tools he needs and good reputation amongst his peers to back him up. His fresh cuts bring confidence to the people who put their trust and follicles in the hands of student Ellington...

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

Photo by: 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

An impoverished African child.

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...

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