The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

The Crimson Connection

Chester the Wildcat at the Varsity Football Game on Aug. 27 against Kingwood High School.

Going behind the mask

Regan Grant, Web Editor January 7, 2022

Sweaty and tired, Chester the Wildcat returns to his locker room with a life-changing surprise waiting for him. When Senior Black Wallace entered his locker room he noticed a man in a bright orange shirt...

Tackling Suicide

Tackling Suicide

Emily Gibbs, Staff Reporter January 7, 2022

Sitting down at the kitchen table with his father after his football game, twelve-year-old Maxwell Mangum learned the real reason his dad ran the New York City Marathon.    Mangum's uncle passed...

Archer Calder (left) and Della Calder (right)

Who deserves a voice?

Eshal Warsi, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2022

As soon as children begin to string together sentences, every mother longs to hear three words: “I Love You.”  Caitlin Calder does too, But she may never be able to hear them.  Caitlin’s...

James Darden

Senior partners with multimillionaire to jumpstart business

Regan Grant, Web Editor January 7, 2022

Cypress Woods High School senior James Darden III was invited to view a session at the Texas A&M University Mays Business School’s Transformational Leadership Academy (MTLA). Aquiles Chulluncuy,...

Players stand at attention to the pre game coin toss

All gas no breaks

Hunter Mancuso, Copy Editor January 5, 2022

All gas no breaks. That's the motto to live by when starting something new. Hit the ground running. An entire highschool football team had to live by that when going through something they hadn't seen...

Three Cy Woods students named National Merit Semifinalists

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 13, 2021

Seniors Tavi Khandekar, Phuc Le and Benjamin Yonas became National Merit Semifinalists on Sept. 15. For 67 years, the National Merit Scholarship Program has awarded academically gifted students scholarships...

Xander McWhorter and the water polo team at the CFISD Natatorium

Cy Woods student wins Oustanding USA Water Polo All-American Award

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

Water Polo is one of the only professional games that can be played in a pool. Water polo is one of the fastest growing sports across high schools. It ranks sixth for boys according to the National Federation...

Iyer posing with her trophy

Ramya Iyer: 211+1

Eshal Warsi, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

Under what conditions does the square root of a2 + b2 = a + b where a and b are real numbers? Confused? That’s okay. This was just one of the questions from the 2021 American Mathematics Competition...

The Wildthings take a photo at the Cy Woods football game.

Meet the Wildthings

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

  No one shows as much 212 spirit as the Wildthings. These 11 seniors show the most fight for Cy-Woods, and lead the student section day and night. The meaning that the Wildthings have to Cy-Woods...

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...

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