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Old Faces in New Places

Old Faces in New Places

JustinP, Online Editor

January 16, 2020

Every year there are head coach firings and new coaches being hired. However, this year is different because there has already been five new head coaching hires and we’re still in the thick of the NFL playoffs. Some of these signings seem to be very positive additions to their organizations, while o...

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

EvanH, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

In soccer, a red card is used when a player commits a foul that is deemed "unsportsmanlike" or "too dangerous" to another player. Most red card fouls are a result of dirty tackles or violent play. In fact, some of the most horrific injuries in soccer history have resulted in red cards. A player can also...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The New Happiest Place on Earth

JustinP, Online Editor

December 5, 2019

Disney has continued to evolve over the years through new rides at the Disney parks, new movies or TV shows, and now the new streaming service known as Disney +. Disney + is a streaming service similar to networks like Netflix and HBO, where they show original Disney movies from the past, present and futu...

I Hope YOU Get it

I Hope YOU Get it

MackenseyD, Online Editor

December 4, 2019

Theatre: where people express themselves through a character they have developed and worked hard on, that is of course if you get cast.  The number one concern of all people in “the biz’” is whether or not they will “book it.” That’s industry speak meaning the actor in question got the r...

Studying Tips and Tricks

Studying Tips and Tricks

ReganG, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Here at the Woods we are blessed with great courses and curriculum. In order to succeed in school it takes an extra effort. However, studying may not be the most pleasurable activity, but it is the golden ticket to good grades. Here are some tips to set yourself up for success: 1.Find the right wo...

Football for Beginners

Football for Beginners

JustinP, Online Editor

November 21, 2019

We’re now in the thick of the American football season. It has been a great season so far and there is still so much remaining. For those of you who are die-hard fans, you already know how this all works. However, for those of you who are currently not fans or are unaware of the games, this article will...

Pick Your Classes Wisley

Pick Your Classes Wisley

EvanH

November 20, 2019

In high school, what you choose to do and how you do it can, and will, affect your future. High school will set up the foundation for higher education, which in turn, sets you up for life. One of the things that can affect you is your classes. I’ve seen a lot of people at Cy Woods pick their classes based...

Tanking Time

Tanking Time

JustinP, Online Editor

November 8, 2019

Through half of the NFL season, teams are starting to find out who they are and what their plans are for the future. While some teams have real aspirations for a Super Bowl, there are a decent amount of organizations who are now more focused on getting the futures next best player in the upcoming NFL...

So You Wanna Be a Star?

So You Wanna Be a Star?

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 ...

Don’t Bully my Breed

Don’t Bully my Breed

ReganG, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

I’m tired of people blaming and discriminating against “dangerous” dog breeds. In reality, it’s the breeder who should be blamed for dogs’ vicious or dangerous behavior.  As an owner of three pit bulls, I can tell you they are anything but vicious. It is hard to think that any one of my ...

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It never occurred to me that four years down the road, we would be getting a new addition to this well-know...

5 Tips for New Drivers

5 Tips for New Drivers

MackenseyD, Online editor

September 19, 2019

You aced the written exam. Your eyes were tested. You did the impossible: you parallel -parked your mom’s car in the DPS parking lot. The grumpy old lady behind the desk hands you a slip of paper that means you are free! Well, sort of free. You are now a legal driver in Texas and wield the power of...

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