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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...

What’s up with dress code?

What’s up with dress code?

ReganG, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

Dress Code. One of the biggest controversies in high schools across the nation. Here at the Woods, Wildcats are faced with many rules regarding dress code. According to the school policy, students should not wear clothing that is tight, loose, sagging, baggy, revealing, spaghetti-strap, backless, lo...

The James Charles Incident

The James Charles Incident

DaphneT, Copy Editor

May 17, 2019

Over the past few days, there’s been nonstop talk in the school and on the Internet about a recent scandal involving James Charles. You might be asking yourself questions such as “Who is this James Charles person?” “Why is everyone talking about him?” “What is the big deal with this guy?...

Step by Step

Step by Step

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 Roberts decided that something was missing in the culture of their extracurricular experience:...

Chill Out

Chill Out

DaphneT, Copy Editor

April 14, 2019

Late this January, the student council hosted a Mental Health Week in order to give students a chance to de-stress and get away from the troubles of being a high school student. The event was held as part of the Texas Association of Student Councils’ mental health initiative, called Resolve to Rise, which f...

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