The Crimson Connection

Meet the Wild Things

Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game
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...

COVID-19 at the Woods

Signs directing hallway traffic.
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
Opinion on what Java Café had to offer.
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...

Moving to the Big Leagues

Assistant principal Dwight Williams hangs out in the Commons.
Dwight Williams' transition from middle school coach to high school assistant principal
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...

March of Dimes

The Key Club officer team at their Key Club Banquet on May 27.
How one Cy Woods organization is helping bring awareness to a fatal disease
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...

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.
Review of Cy Woods Theatre Company's "Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella"
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....

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

One of the many Junie B. Jones Jr. posters around the school.
Review of "Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical"
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...

So You Wanna Be a Star?

The cast of Junie B. Jones performs
How to be involved in Cy Woods' theatre
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”...

Java Cafe is Back

Scattered coffee beans on a table.
Culinary Art's coffee shop returns for the 2019-2020 school year
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....

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

While backstage, Junior Tressel Eckman gets into character as Boris Kolenkhov.
Review of Cy Woods' Theatre Company's "You Can't Take it With You"
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...

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
Insight on Cy Woods' loudest and proudest Associate Principal
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....

What’s up with dress code?

What's up with dress code?
Wildcats share their opinions on school dress code
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...

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