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Summer Songs

Summer Songs

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Music

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

QandA with Kelly Hines

JerahB, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

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

Step by Step

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cy Woods, Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

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

Xplor your Options

CarolineS, Online Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features, People of Cy Woods, Showcase

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

Wildcats Worst Dates

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features

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. ...

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

JerahB, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019


Filed under Cy Woods, News

The VASE competition which stands for Visual Arts and Scholastic Events is a photography competition that scholastic holds every year. Many photographs are looked over and reviewed. Brooke Nunley had two pictures that advanced to state this year.   How do you feel about your pictures advancing...

What does it take to Start a Club?

What does it take to Start a Club?

PaigeR, Social Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Discover

Clubs are a great way to connect people with similar interests, yet no one talks about how that club that brought all your friends together started. Joining and participating is easy, but what happened behind the scenes to get things started? First, according to Mr. Heath, “the key is getting a...

Challenge Accepted

Challenge Accepted

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

After no longer playing basketball, senior Diane Hernandez has found something else to keep herself active. She will be running the Vintage Park half marathon on April 14, 2019. The marathon is 13.1 miles long, Although there is no special prize at the end, Hernandez wanted to prove her parents wro...

Living with a Disability

Living with a Disability

JustinP, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

They were born with this disability. They did not choose this, and now, it is part of their lives forever. Brothers Thomas and Andrew Avery live with the disability known as Tourettes. According to a study from the Mayo Clinic, Tourette Syndrome (TS) involves uncontrollable repetitive movements or...

Not Your Average Sportz Team

Not Your Average Sportz Team

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features

The Cypress Woods Theatre Company is in full swing this year with the many productions they have planned for the school year. Along with all of that, some of the theatre arts students are also involved in our Comedy Sportz team, which is different than their productions. “ComedySportz is an improv team where we p...

How Senioritis Is A Real Thing

How Senioritis Is A Real Thing

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinions

It’s that time of the year again. As 2019 rolls in, and school is officially back in session, I am already hearing complaints from many students (especially the seniors like myself) about wanting another break already or being ready to graduate. It is the last semester of high school, ever, for these...

Mums for Life

Mums for Life

ErinE, Online Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Features

Oct. 4, 2018- A special Cy Woods tradition took place during the week of homecoming. Multiple Wildcat students had the opportunity of donating mums and garters to the LIFE Skills and Carlton students as a part of Mums for LIFE. This beloved tradition was started back in 2014 by Wildcat alumnus Cameron ...

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