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

An illustration depicts a person staring towards you, a reference to the social credit system.

The Social Credit System of China

Evan Hull, Business Manager October 13, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has rolled out a national blacklist that will cover almost all of the 1.4 billion people that currently live in China. Part of a series of sweeping “reforms” instituted...

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...

Cody Simper

Cody Simper: The new face of the wildcats

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 11, 2021

For almost a decade, the Cy Woods Varsity Football team was run by Head Coach Trenton Faith. Suddenly, a surprising announcement changed everything and put the fate of Wildcat Football in jeopardy.   After...

A blue light shines where the Twin Towers once stood.

9/11: 20 Years Later

Evan Hull, Business Manager September 27, 2021

On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States of America was shaken to its core. Four planes hijacked by the terrorist group al-Qaeda crashed into the symbols of the USA.  Two into both towers that made up the...

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...

Theaters and covid cases

Connor Bickham April 8, 2021

As most of you know, our world has been plagued by the Coronavirus and now its difficult to enjoy things like going to big sport events like the super bowl, or an Astros games, even going to your favorite...

New classes available next year

Eshal Warsi April 8, 2021

Every year Wildcats are faced with a tiring obstacle: picking out classes for next year. While some students have already planned out their entire high school career, most are looking for electives apart...

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...

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SpaceX to conduct first ever all-civilian trip to space

Evan Hull, Co-Section Editor March 1, 2021

SpaceX, the private space transportation company led by Elon Musk will make history once again. They will conduct the first ever civilian space flight.   In October 2021, a crew of four people...

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What happened in Washington?

Evan Hull, Co-Section Editor February 5, 2021

  On Wednesday, Jan. 6, both the House of Representatives and the Senate came together for a joint-session of Congress in order to officially certify the 2020 presidential election results. he...

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Wildcats wary of CFISD virtual transition

February 4, 2021

As a part of the LTE (Learning Together Everywhere) program, all Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District high schools have received Chromebooks to facilitate online education; however, Wildcats are...

Members of the french horn section pose together following the confirmation of their eligibility at state.

‘Unexpected Showstopper’: CWHS band advances to State Marching Band Competition

Ryan Zach, Staff Reporter January 25, 2021

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have made themselves very apparent for the Cy Woods High School band. With social distancing being required for performances, and thus performances needing to be reworked...

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