The Crimson Connection

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...

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...

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...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

While backstage, Junior Tressel Eckman gets into character as Boris Kolenkhov.

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

Associate Principal Dirk Heath rallies the crowd with the use of a megaphone at varsity football game against Cy-Ridge on September 27

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

The team's first group picture after their performance at this year's black light pep rally.

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

The puzzle piece poster made by students at Thursday's activity.

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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