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The student news site of Cypress Woods High School

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Tackling Suicide

Tackling Suicide

Emily Gibbs, Staff Reporter January 7, 2022

Sitting down at the kitchen table with his father after his football game, twelve-year-old Maxwell Mangum learned the real reason his dad ran the New York City Marathon.    Mangum's uncle passed...

Archer Calder (left) and Della Calder (right)

Who deserves a voice?

Eshal Warsi, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 7, 2022

As soon as children begin to string together sentences, every mother longs to hear three words: “I Love You.”  Caitlin Calder does too, But she may never be able to hear them.  Caitlin’s...

Xander McWhorter and the water polo team at the CFISD Natatorium

Cy Woods student wins Oustanding USA Water Polo All-American Award

Esteban Garcia, Co Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

Water Polo is one of the only professional games that can be played in a pool. Water polo is one of the fastest growing sports across high schools. It ranks sixth for boys according to the National Federation...

Cody Simper

Cody Simper: The new face of the wildcats

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 11, 2021

For almost a decade, the Cy Woods Varsity Football team was run by Head Coach Trenton Faith. Suddenly, a surprising announcement changed everything and put the fate of Wildcat Football in jeopardy.   After...

Iyer posing with her trophy

Ramya Iyer: 211+1

Eshal Warsi, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

Under what conditions does the square root of a2 + b2 = a + b where a and b are real numbers? Confused? That’s okay. This was just one of the questions from the 2021 American Mathematics Competition...

New year’s resolution list. Photo obtained from freestocks

2021: A clean slate

January 22, 2021

For most, 2020 wasn’t all they hoped it would be. However, 2021 represents a clean slate and many kicked the year off with a new year's resolution.   Junior Eric Bartczak never set a resolution...

Trayse Holmes runs for the touchdown against Tomball Memorial High School

Get in the Game

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...

Sophomore Shea Ellis stands in pregame lines at the varsity football game against Tomball-Memorial on September 13, 2019.

Social Spotlight

ReganG, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

School, student council meetings, three hour drill team practices, and homework, is a normal weekday for Sophomore Shea Ellis. While jam-packed days and afterschool activities might seem like a lot to...

Jeff Sullivan, Ethan Stokes, Emmanuelle Zeesman, Paul Schoeller, Seth Eardly, Brody Bett and Ruby Gibbs backstage of the Finding Neverland tour.

On the Road Again

MackenseyD, Online Editor October 30, 2019

The audience’s murmuring simmers down to silence as the orchestra begins the overture. The world disappears as the music swells and the lights brighten. Time stops. The heart races faster to keep up...

Senior Camilla McIver

What is your Legacy?

PaigeR, Photo Editor May 14, 2019

Marie Kubezca   What has been the best thing about high school? “Honestly, the group of friends I’ve made with the band and being involved with extracurriculars.”   How...

Hines standing in front of McNeese University

QandA with Kelly Hines

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...

How The Golden Rule Has Worked

How The Golden Rule Has Worked

AbigailH, Staff Reporter June 8, 2018

Just finishing high school,  a young German works a practicum in her father's phycosecamtic clinic. She is not enjoying her position and is still deciding what her next step will be following the practicum's...

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