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Roses For Colton

Roses For Colton

MadisonF, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under News

Time to get your roses in hand and your pickup lines in action.  On September 4th, Colton Underwood, a member of the final four on this past season of The Bachelorette and contestant for Tia Booth’s heart on this season of Bachelor In Paradise, was announced as this year’s Bachelor for the upcom...

Remembering Burt Reynolds

Remembering Burt Reynolds

PaigeR, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

Actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82, Thursday morning, September 6th, at a hospital in Florida. Reynolds died after going into cardiac arrest. He was most known across generations for his role on Smokey and the Bandit. Recently he starred in the Dukes of Hazard movie as Boss Hogg, but he’s had an amazi...

A Bobsledding Bobcat

A Bobsledding Bobcat

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Bobsledding, rugby, track and football, Cy-Fair alumni Sam McGuffie has participated in various sports and achieved various accomplishments since he graduated from high school 10 years ago. He played football in high school, ran track at Rice University, participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics on the...

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 ...

Reversing Animal Annihilation

Reversing Animal Annihilation

SujeanS, Managing Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

There have been five major mass extinctions in the history of the world, and scientists believe that we are currently experiencing the sixth. What's different about this sixth extinction is that it is the first extinction that is anthropocentric, which means that it is human caused. Human's actions have...

#Changestartswithme Letter Writing Campaign

#Changestartswithme Letter Writing Campaign

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, April 18, Government and Street Law teacher Leah Stephanow instructed students on advocating during a letter-writing campaign. Students learned who they could write to and how to write a letter or email that could produce change. Some of the steps Stephanow gave to students included: ...

Seat Belts, Driver Shortages and Bus Safety

Seat Belts, Driver Shortages and Bus Safety

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cy Woods hosted a press conference for CFISD Director of Transportation Bill Powell on Wednesday April 18th. Powell began driving school busses in 1989 while going to college to teach and became the Director of Transportation for Keith ISD after graduating and teaching a year in 1996. In 1997, he bec...

Fall From Heaven

Fall From Heaven

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

      In September 2011, the very first ever Chinese space lab named Tiangong-1, or Heavenly Palace, was launched as a high profile prototype in preparation for China’s ultimate goal. They wanted a permanent space station by the year 2022. However, the space lab came plummeting down in a fiery blaz...

The Last of a Species

The Last of a Species

KaeT, Social Media Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Last month, the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, passed away. Due to his old age and multiple infections, Sudan’s death was by no means a surprising occurrence. His health had been deteriorating at a steady rate, and it was predicted that he would not survive. Guarded and surrounded...

Teacher Walkouts Cancel School Progress

Teacher Walkouts Cancel School Progress

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

From February 22 to March 6, West Virginia Teachers held a nine-day protest over their low wages by not going to school.  This resulted in classes being canceled. A wage increase had been voted down by the state Senate beforehand, but on March 6th,  legislature turned in their favor. Teachers and other...

“They’re not alone on the losses”

“They’re not alone on the losses”

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Freshman Paris Perez drew a memorial of the February 14th Parkland shooting victims to share with the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  a few days after the catastrophe.  Principal Gary Kinninger will soon be sending the original work to Parkland and hanging a copy somewhere in our...

Wonderful Water

Wonderful Water

SujeanS, Managing Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under News

We all know about Earth Day, but there's another holiday in honor of the Earth: World Water Day. For some this could mean celebrating the water we drink, but today I am going to use this as an excuse to talk about the environment. About 71 percent of Earth is covered in water, and the oceans alone...

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