The Crimson Connection

Person of the Week: Samantha Robles

The Cypress woods ROTC

MiaL, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2016

Patriots day is coming up this Sunday and in honor of this day there is no better way to do it than to talk to a future U.S. Navy veteran from Cypress Woods. Walking into her first day in ROTC senior Samantha Robles was both fascinated and terrified. "Older cadets already knew what to do," Robles...

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...

Person of the Week: Emily Morrison

Person of the Week: Emily Morrison

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016

Most of us have a clear vision; a path for what we want in our lives, but few seem to dedicate so much of their time and energy to their passions like this Wildcat does. “I’m a pre-professional dancer,” Junior Emily Morrison said. “I’m basically at a training company for the professional co...

Person of the Week: Garrett Henry

Garrett Henry sitting in front of the Tomball regional hospital sign.

MiaL, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2016

Over the summer many Wildcats used their time to volunteer for different organizations or clubs, but this Wildcat spent his days helping the sick in a hospital. "I volunteered at Tomball regional hospital" Senior Garrett Henry said. "It's not an internship the unit [wanted] to recruit volunteers...

The Flood After the Flood

A view down a Coles Crossing street during 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...

100 Years of Frank

KyleR, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015

From the beginning on his singing career, Frank Sinatra has revolutionized the music world in a way like no other singer has. With his 100th birthday approaching on December 12, new tracks are being released in his honor so his deep bass voice may live on into the 21st century. From his Christmas...

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

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...

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