The Crimson Connection

Guide to passing the school year

Connor Bickham, J1 student December 16, 2020

Passing the school year is one of the most important things you can do. It can help you find a career and prepare you for the future. If you are passing, then you don't have to worry about your parents...

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.

I Hope YOU Get it

Tips from a veteran on how to "Book 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...

Coffee and books being used to make studying comfortable.

Studying Tips and Tricks

Ways to improve studying to succeed in class
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...

Rows of desks in a Cy Woods classroom.

Pick Your Classes Wisley

Why you should think when choosing classes
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...

The cast of Junie B. Jones performs

So You Wanna Be a Star?

How to be involved in Cy Woods' theatre
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”...

Car steering wheel

5 Tips for New Drivers

Advice to wildcat drivers new to the road!
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...

Someone expressing their self-love

Self-Confidence in High Schools

Some simple steps to achieve confidence!
PaigeR, Photo Editor May 19, 2019

I’ve seen what low self-esteem can do to a teenager because one of my friends is still suffering from it. It can make you want to shut your emotions off to the world by being uncaring and hateful to...

A photo of a Lone Star campus.

What do you want to Major in?

One of the Hardest decisions of your Young Adult life.
PaigeR, Photo Editor May 17, 2019

Some colleges require students to declare a major when applying, others give students until their second semester of sophomore year to decide, but the choice never gets any easier. The reality is the students...

A Prom Corsage

Prom On A Budget

Five ways To Save Money On The Big Night
MadisonF, Staff Reporter March 8, 2019

  Get Ready With Friends- Many people do use a salon to get their makeup, nails and hair done. But a friend can be just as great and so much fun. If you commission a friend, you can still look...

A house decorated with Christmas lights.

Light up the Night

Why everyone should decorate their houses.
JerahB, Reporter December 18, 2018

It’s about to be that time of year: Christmas. The bells are ringing and all the lights are out on display. One thing that everyone should be focused on this Christmas is decorating their houses....

Kawasaki Tako performs the Katsumisodachi dance during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Misawa Air Base.

Learning How to Love Myself

How I overcame the struggles of being Asian-American
BrandonC, Managing Editor November 6, 2018

As a child, I knew two things: video games and solitude. The older generation may look at that and push the blame onto me, saying it was my own fault for not going outside and making friends, but it was...

How to be an Activist

How to be an Activist

tips every activist needs to practice
SujeanS, Managing Editor February 22, 2018

With all the protesting going on in Florida about gun laws, from walkouts to rallies, activism is a very prevalent topic in America right now. However, one thing that no one ever talks about is how to...

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