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The Growing Problem of Overtourism

The Growing Problem of Overtourism

EvanH, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

In recent years, countries all around the world have been experiencing a relatively new problem called overtourism. Overtourism occurs when cities are crowded with so many tourists that it starts to affect the quality of life for permanent residents and, sometimes, ecosystems. Overtourism is regularly oc...

Minding Your Health

Minding Your Health

FiorellaP, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

A new piece of legislation has been proved in attempts to help students who may need mental health help. The bill, which was proposed by state Rep. Jason Villalba, would force high school students to have regular mental health evaluations in order to remain in the general student population.  House ...

Hollywood’s Bleeding

Hollywood’s Bleeding

FiorellaP, Managing Editor

December 10, 2019

You may or may not know Post Malone, but there’s no doubt you’ve probably heard him on mainstream radio millions of times. The American singer, songwriter and rapper has gained high acclamation for blending musical genres, including hip hop, pop, trap and rock, with his introspective songwriting a...

I Hope YOU Get it

I Hope YOU Get it

MackenseyD, Online Editor

December 4, 2019

Theatre: where people express themselves through a character they have developed and worked hard on, that is of course if you get cast.  The number one concern of all people in “the biz’” is whether or not they will “book it.” That’s industry speak meaning the actor in question got the r...

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Due to the success of You Can’t Take It With You, I can say with all honesty that I walked into Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical with a small feeling of excitement. That’s right, I was excited for a musical about Junie B. Jones. I honestly thought that I would never write those words. Junie B. Jone...

TikTok Takeover

TikTok Takeover

ReganG, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

On almost every teenager's phone around the world lies the newest form of social media: TikTok. TikTok is a social media app for creating and sharing short videos and sketches. To many, it seems like TikTok just popped up out of nowhere. However, TikTok has been around for a few years, previously k...

So You Wanna Be a Star?

So You Wanna Be a Star?

MackenseyD, Online Editor

November 1, 2019

Growing up, did you spend hours in front of your television watching High School Musical? Did you dress up as Gabriella or Troy for Halloween and put on one man versions of “Stick to the Status Quo” for your family? Were Disney movies your go to movie to watch with friends? Did you ever dream of ...

Java Cafe is Back

Java Cafe is Back

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

October 29, 2019

Cypress Woods' culinary arts program hosted their first Java Cafe of the school year on Thursday, Oct. 31. This is a long time tradition of the program and a fundraiser for their end of year field trip. This coffee shop is the main way fellow students can support the culinary program and participate...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Wow. I must admit that I’m not an avid playgoer, nor do I like to walk into anything with any sort of expectations, but I wasn’t expecting this. You Can’t Take It With You, a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, tells the story of Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore, played by seniors Marcus ...

Perfect Beginning

Perfect Beginning

EvanH, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

With an end to an exciting and nail-biting 2019 season, the Major League Baseball postseason began on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The postseason began with the National League Wildcard game where the Milwaukee Brewers took on the Washington Nationals. After such an exciting season, the average fan would expect no...

King of the Woods

King of the Woods

JustinP, Online Editor

October 17, 2019

Students at Cy Woods know the name Mr. Dirk Heath, but do they really understand the man cheering at the football games, telling you the announcements, and bringing the best energy to school everyday?  Mr. Heath was brought to Cy Woods around eight years ago after he got a call from principal Mr....

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It never occurred to me that four years down the road, we would be getting a new addition to this well-know...

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