The Crimson Connection

Get in the Game

Trayse Holmes runs for the touchdown against Tomball Memorial High School

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

  Football games are a significant part of anyone's high school life, but Cy Woods football takes it to the next level. There are so many things that go on at a Cy Woods game. All the way from the players on the field, to the Cadette's and Wild Things on the sideline, and coaches up from above helpi...

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

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. However, this might be a different story. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella tells the classic story of a...

Swing for the Fences

The Miracle League logo

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

On Sept. 28, the Cy Woods baseball team spent the Saturday hitting balls, and playing with kids from the Miracle League at Langham Creek Family YMCA. The Miracle League allows children with physical and mental disabilities, who usually have to stay off the field, to have their time to shine with their ...

Football for Beginners

Senior Jackson Jones winds up for a throw at varsity football game against Tomball-Memorial on September 13.

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...

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

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

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

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 musical about Junie B. Jones. I honestly thought that I would never write those words. Junie B. Jone...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

While backstage, Junior Tressel Eckman gets into character as Boris Kolenkhov.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

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 and George S. Kaufman, tells the story of Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore, played by seniors Marcus ...

What’s up with dress code?

What's up with dress code?

ReganG, Staff Reporter

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 not wear clothing that is tight, loose, sagging, baggy, revealing, spaghetti-strap, backless, lo...

Summer Songs

Headphones

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

That time of the year has come, the time where your Spotify has become empty from the past season's jams and is ready for a fresh spin. Well, you're in luck because the newspaper staff has put in their personal opinions to create the best summer songs for you to listen to on that sunny and chill Texas...

QandA with Kelly Hines

Hines standing in front of McNeese University

JerahB, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Q: How do you feel about this soccer season? A:  I love this soccer season because it’s been really fun. I love this team. They are so much fun to be around, and we’ve been winning. It’s been a great feeling.   Q: What do you think the team strengths are? A: Offensively, we are so good, and...

Step by Step

The team's first group picture after their performance at this year's black light pep rally.

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Chant. Stomp. Clap. What started as the traditional African gumboot dance now beats along the hallways of our high school: step dancing. In November of 2017, seniors Mia Jones, Lauren Daughtery and Catherine Roberts decided that something was missing in the culture of their extracurricular experience:...

Xplor your Options

EJ, AK, and their friends modeling Xpolr merch

CarolineS, Online Editor

April 5, 2019

More and more people are starting to branch out into the territory of self-made businesses and brands. Within that demographic, there is a surprising number of high school students. They happily devote a portion of their time to the products they’ve worked for. Cy Woods is no stranger to students who ...

Wildcats Worst Dates

Artwork of a broken heart.

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Dates can be a stressful experience, especially if it’s your first time going out with someone. Some dates, though, may not be what you were expecting, and can either help or hinder the relationship you have with the person you’re taking out. Here are some of our Wildcats worst dates they’ve been on. ...

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