The Crimson Connection

Shooting for the Stars

North Star members Berry and Berkiri cooking during the finals

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 1, 2019

The Hunch program provides a unique opportunity for high school students to partner with NASA. Through engineering to interior design, all CFISD schools participate in some way and allow the progression of this program. However, Cy Woods is the only school within the district to compete in the NASA Hunch Cu...

Freezer Space

Flash freezer for glove box

TeresaH, Online Editor

April 30, 2018

HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware) has become increasingly involved in high school curriculum, from culinary to fashion design. Now, HUNCH has partnered up once again with engineering students from Cypress Woods High School to construct a glove box freezer. The project ...

Person of the Week: James Keiser

James Keiser signing a locker made by HUNCH students.

Sarah W, Copy Editor

April 30, 2018

After a full school year of working on their projects, the students involved in High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware program, commonly known as HUNCH, have visited the Johnson Space Center to receive their final review of their products. Senior James Keiser started in the engineering class his freshma...

The Future of NASA


TeresaH, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017

Even with the increasing sci-fi movies, NASA has been quietly working on their next project, developing technology capable of sending humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. Currently, the world’s eyes are set on Mars as the first main destination of human exploration and expansion of the huma...

Student of the Week: Caleb Garza

Caleb Garza is taking the 212 spirit to space as he works on a revolutionary device that will allow better conditioning for astronauts.

BennettR, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

As a part of the Cy Woods Engineering Program, students are working on a NASA project in hope of having their prototype sent to space. Caleb Garza is part of this team; of course, he is not the only student working on this project. “I'm in charge of the team,” Garza said. “Everyone has their rol...

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