The Crimson Connection

Goodbye coach

Coach Faith talks to Carson Danner during a timeout.
January 21, 2021

After coaching for 36 years, Athletic Coordinator Trenton Faith is hanging up his belt and setting out for retirement. Faith has spent his last eight years being the head coach for the football team and...

Cy Woods computer programming geniuses

Photo credit: CFISD
November 23, 2020

Cy Woods high school produces studs at computer programming; a group of students won yet another award for the computer science program. Three students placed first overall at a HackerRank computer...

Meet the Wild Things

Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game
November 17, 2020

The Wild things have been a big part of Cy-Woods since the school has opened. seniors are elected every year to become the new wild things. Craig and Nikki Self are the co-sponsors for the wild things...

Making a difference

Manocha and Georgian at a Rice University Conference
October 29, 2020

ften the word nonprofit evokes an image of a multinational organization that is funded by international bodies; however, seniors Tanya Manocha and Rachel Georgian, are hoping to redefine the term.  Three...

Fundraising for Yemen

Lee sells these shirts to raise money for the crisis
October 29, 2020

hile students lamented over the pandemic ruining their summer plans, Cy-Woods Junior Meghan Lee decided to start an initiative to help fundraise for the ongoing Yemen humanitarian crisis, and has since...

March of Dimes

The Key Club officer team at their Key Club Banquet on May 27.
How one Cy Woods organization is helping bring awareness to a fatal disease
February 19, 2020

The spread in awareness for the disease known as Neonatal Tetanus has gained much support throughout the nation, and Key Club has been one organization in particular that has helped increase attention...

On the Road Again

Jeff Sullivan, Ethan Stokes, Emmanuelle Zeesman, Paul Schoeller, Seth Eardly, Brody Bett and Ruby Gibbs backstage of the Finding Neverland tour.
Two national tours later, freshman returns to Cypress
October 30, 2019

The audience’s murmuring simmers down to silence as the orchestra begins the overture. The world disappears as the music swells and the lights brighten. Time stops. The heart races faster to keep up...

What is your Legacy?

Senior Camilla McIver
Senior Legacy Videos
May 14, 2019

Marie Kubezca   What has been the best thing about high school? “Honestly, the group of friends I’ve made with the band and being involved with extracurriculars.”   How...

Shooting for the Stars

North Star members Berry and Berkiri cooking during the finals
North Stars advance to NASA Culinary Hunch Finals
May 1, 2019

The Hunch program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to partner with NASA. Through engineering to interior design, all CFISD schools participate in some way and allow the progression...

Step by Step

The team's first group picture after their performance at this year's black light pep rally.
Step team's first year as a group, taking on districts and their own way of dance
April 16, 2019

Chant. Stomp. Clap. What started as the traditional African gumboot dance now beats along the hallways of our high school: step dancing. In November of 2017, seniors Mia Jones, Lauren Daughtery and Catherine...

Xplor your Options

EJ, AK, and their friends modeling Xpolr merch
The message behind the Xplor movement
April 5, 2019

More and more people are starting to branch out into the territory of self-made businesses and brands. Within that demographic, there is a surprising number of high school students. They happily devote...

Abroad in Australia

Wildcat Madisen Weaver prepares to study overseas.
March 18, 2019

When it comes to picking prospective colleges, many students feel overwhelmed when deciding where to attend. Senior Madisen Weaver, however, finds it hardly a challenge. Weaver plans to study abroad in...

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