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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...

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 ...

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....

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...

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...

Abroad in Australia

Abroad in Australia

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 18, 2019

When it comes to picking prospective colleges, many students feel overwhelmed when deciding where to attend. Senior Madisen Weaver, however, finds it hardly a challenge. Weaver plans to study abroad in Australia for college in January of 2020, fulfilling her lifelong dream. Since early on in her childhood,...

Orchestras California Journey

Orchestras California Journey

PaigeR, Social Editor

March 8, 2019

Cy Woods Orchestra was recently offered a chance to go on their very first trip to California. In mid-January 2019 at 4:15 a.m., they started their journey on a bus to the airport. When the airplane finally skidded across the pavement, signaling their arrival, the students’ excitement escalated. Although ...

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

JerahB, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

The VASE competition which stands for Visual Arts and Scholastic Events is a photography competition that scholastic holds every year. Many photographs are looked over and reviewed. Brooke Nunley had two pictures that advanced to state this year.   How do you feel about your pictures advancing...

Observing History

Observing History

CarolineS, Online Editor

February 19, 2019

Every February, Americans all across the nation come together to celebrate Black History Month. According to the African American History Month web page, Black History Month is a time to “join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citiz...

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