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The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

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The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

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Farewell Mr. K

Farewell Mr. K

Holly Neighbors, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2023

Gary Kinninger was named principal of Cypress Woods High School on Dec. 19, 2011. Since then He has brought the school through many ups and downs. Through flooding and pandemics he has never backed...

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...

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...

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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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...

Coach Faith talks to Carson Danner during a timeout.

Goodbye coach

Esteban Garcia, Editor-in-Chief January 21, 2021

After coaching for 36 years, Athletic Coordinator Trenton Faith is hanging up his belt and setting out for retirement. Faith has spent his last eight years being the head coach for the football team and...

The Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game

Meet the Wild Things

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2020

The Wild things have been a big part of Cy-Woods since the school has opened. seniors are elected every year to become the new wild things. Craig and Nikki Self are the co-sponsors for the wild things...

Signs directing hallway traffic.

COVID-19 at the Woods

Regan Grant, Co Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2020

2020 has been a year filled with unexpected surprises. Americans’ everyday lives have changed; social distancing, masks and many more challenges they’ve had to overcome. Things are no different at...

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...

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