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My Two Cents: Java Café

My Two Cents: Java Café

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

This quarter’s Java Café has just passed, and I actually got my hands on some items this time. After waiting in line and, dealing with people constantly cutting and exiting the line, I can say that I enjoyed this season's Java experience. I bought two items: a brownie and the famed Wildcaccin...

Moving to the Big Leagues

Assistant principal Dwight Williams hangs out in the Commons.

CooperG, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

Lots of students at Cy Woods know who Dwight Williams is. They know he is incredibly tall, funny and just a couple of years ago he was a coach at Spillane middle school. However, how Williams adapted from being a coach to an assistant principal may come as more of a surprise. Before Williams was an assi...

March of Dimes

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

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 to this cause. Key Club has organized multiple events in order to raise money and bring added support f...

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

In the past, I’ve made no bones about the fact that I’m not much of a fan of anything to do with Disney. Whether it’s Star Wars or Marvel, it’s something that I normally don’t get excited for. However, this might be a different story. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella tells the classic story of a...

The Growing Problem of Overtourism

Gondolas sailing in Venice, Italy

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

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.

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

One of the many Junie B. Jones Jr. posters around the school.

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 logo

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?

The cast of Junie B. Jones performs

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

Scattered coffee beans on a table.

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...

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