The Crimson Connection

Signing Day at the Woods

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

Playing sports at the collegiate level is something that you don’t hear very often. Only about seven percent of athletes from high school go play their sport at the next level. This year at Cypress Woods...

New year’s resolution list. Photo obtained from freestocks

2021: A clean slate

January 22, 2021

For most, 2020 wasn’t all they hoped it would be. However, 2021 represents a clean slate and many kicked the year off with a new year's resolution.   Junior Eric Bartczak never set a resolution...

Coach Faith talks to Carson Danner during a timeout.

Goodbye coach

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief 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

Hunter Mancuso 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...

The Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game

Meet the Wild Things

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief 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...

Manocha and Georgian at a Rice University Conference

Making a difference

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor October 29, 2020

Often 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...

Lee sells these t-shirts to help raise money for the Yemen humanitarian crisis

Fundraising for Yemen

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor 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...

The Key Club officer team at their Key Club Banquet on May 27.

March of Dimes

How one Cy Woods organization is helping bring awareness to a fatal disease
JustinP, Online Editor 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...

Jeff Sullivan, Ethan Stokes, Emmanuelle Zeesman, Paul Schoeller, Seth Eardly, Brody Bett and Ruby Gibbs backstage of the Finding Neverland tour.

On the Road Again

Two national tours later, freshman returns to Cypress
MackenseyD, Online Editor 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...

Senior Camilla McIver

What is your Legacy?

Senior Legacy Videos
PaigeR, Photo Editor 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...

North Star members Berry and Berkiri cooking during the finals

Shooting for the Stars

North Stars advance to NASA Culinary Hunch Finals
CarolineS, Online Editor 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...

The team's first group picture after their performance at this year's black light pep rally.

Step by Step

Step team's first year as a group, taking on districts and their own way of dance
MadisonF, Staff Reporter 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...

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