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Step by Step

Step by Step

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

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


Filed under Cy Woods, News

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


Filed under Cy Woods, Entertainment, Features, Lifestyle, People of Cy Woods

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


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, News, People of Cy Woods

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


Filed under Cy Woods, News

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


Filed under Cy Woods, News, Showcase

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...

Local Fashionistas

Local Fashionistas

FiorellaP, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, Discover, Entertainment

Waking up at 6 a.m. and still managing to look fresh is seemingly impossible for most students. However, when it comes to junior Collin Bass and senior Jane Stovall, it is a piece of cake.     Collin Bass: How would you describe your style ? “I would describe my style as cl...

Mums for Life Photos

Mums for Life Photos

ErinE, Online Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, Photo Stories, Showcase

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The College Hassle

The College Hassle

SaraZ, Social Coordinator

October 1, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

Although an easy process, there are many steps to applying to college. Each college has different requirements, so it is important to check their website for information. It is also important to apply to more than one college. There needs to be back-up plans in case things don’t go as planned. It...

Freezer Space

Freezer Space

TeresaH, Online Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) has become increasingly involved in high school curriculum, from culinary to fashion design. Now, HUNCH has partnered up once again with engineering students from Cypress Woods High School to construct a glove box freezer. The project ...

Where We Stand

Where We Stand

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News, Showcase

Education proficiency in America has always been a standard measure of quality of schools. Each year states, districts and schools are examined and ranked by their different levels of achievement, proficiency, safety and other important factors. USA Today reported the results of the 2018 edition of...

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

The University Interscholastic League(UIL), which administers athletic, music and academic contests for public schools in Texas, has released a new district realignment that will be in effect for the next two years. With this realignment, Cy-Fair ISD schools will be divided into two separate districts and p...

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