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Health Care Bill Passes

Health Care Bill Passes

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

With an astonishingly close vote of 217-213, it was made official on May 4th that Trump’s new health care bill would pass into the Senate where it would face even closer observation. This was considered a great victory for President Trump, and a first big step to hopefully change health care for the...

Cy Woods Baseball Makes Playoffs

Cy Woods Baseball Makes Playoffs

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

May 2, 2017


Filed under Cy Woods, News, Sports

After a long hard fight varsity baseball finished as Co-District Champs. Last Friday night they claimed their spot in playoffs. The first game they lost to Cy Falls 4-3, but this past game they had a strong 212 comeback beating Cy Falls 7-0. This is their first time having a part of the district title...

North Korea’s Threat

North Korea’s Threat

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

For a long while now, North Korea has been a source of mockery turned threat for the United States. As its hostility towards South Korea grows, so does its aggression towards USA. Recently, North Korea has made its anger blatant with the release of a propaganda video. The clip borders at a couple of...

Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump’s First 100 Days

KyleR, Business Manager

April 27, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Already, the first 100 days of President's Trump term have come and gone, but many people are feeling mixed about how well/badly it went and what this means for the rest of the term. Originally, President Franklin Roosevelt established that the first 100 days of a president's term determines the rest...

Paris Terror Attack

Paris Terror Attack

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

April 20th, 2017, 9 PM--One policeman is dead and two are seriously injured after a shooter opened fire on Champs-Élysées--an attack for which ISIS has already claimed responsibility for the attack. The gunman, Karim Cheurfi was shot immediately following the shooting. The attack occurred three...

Palestinian Hunger Strikes

Palestinian Hunger Strikes

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Currently, Palestinians in Israeli prisons are staging a hunger strike in protest of the conditions in the jail, calling for better medical care, increased family visits and an end to the holding of Palestinians without charge. This strike is being led by Marwan Barghoutti, a Palestinian political figure...

United Passenger Forcibly Removed

United Passenger Forcibly Removed

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

After United Airlines in Chicago "overbooked" flight 3411 on Sunday, the plane would not take off until four people volunteered to leave. When there were not enough volunteers, the airline had to choose passengers to leave the flight. United chose Tyler Bridges who refused to leave the flight and airport...

Truck Attack in Sweden

Truck Attack in Sweden

Colin Hope, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Earlier today in  Stockholm, Sweden, a stolen truck slammed into an Åhléns department store around 3 p.m local time killing four people and injuring dozens more. The attack took place on Drottninggatan, a busy pedestrian street in central Stockholm. Parliament and the Stockholm subway system h...

CWTC’s First Annual OAP Festival

MaddyP, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

This year has been a big one for Cypress Woods’ Theater Company. A record number of shows, a successful UIL season and a play recognized and performed at the state thespian festival. To end the year with a bang, we are putting on one more show- or rather, four more shows. The theater company will ho...

Escalator Malfunction in China

Escalator Malfunction in China

KaeT, Social Media Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

On Saturday afternoon in a Hong Kong mall, visitors were stunned when a tall escalator standing at roughly 150 feet suddenly malfunctioned. This sent the machine in the reverse direction at nearly twice the normal speed. The accident has left several people injured and angry. Investigators are still...

Powderpuff Kicks Off

Powderpuff Kicks Off

Felicia Hernandez, Managing Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Cy Woods, News

Every year the girls pad up, lace up their cleats and have the opportunity to take the field for the Powder Puff game. The Powder Puff game is an annual event (if weather permits) that gives junior and senior women the opportunity to play in a flag football game, while the boys sign up to be the cheerleaders,...

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

HannahN, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


Filed under News

President Trump has released a partial outline of his 2018 budget plan. He has proposed major cuts to state and other development programs, Health and Human Services, the Environmental Protection Agency, and smaller cuts to programs such as the energy department, treasury, and NASA and several others, ...

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