The Crimson Connection

Student teachers, Desiree Diaz and Madison Webb interact with preschooler, Eliza, on Disney Character Day.

The Wildcat Den

Wildcat students play the role as student teachers to children in our community
ErinE, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2020

As classes fill with a few thousand students, ages ranging from about 14 to 18, there is a smaller group of students, just a bit younger, that help make up our campus. These 23 young students are preschoolers,...

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...

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”...

A work space being used for studying.

Under Pressure

how parental pressure can negatively affect students
CarolineS, Online Editor February 20, 2019

Most of the time, parents only want what's best for their children. But sometimes, their intentions don't come across in the most ideal way. Before the parents know what's happening, they've put too many...

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Where We Stand

State, district, and school rankings
KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2018

Education proficiency in America has always been a standard measure of quality of schools. Each year states, districts and schools are examined and ranked by their different levels of achievement, proficiency,...

A home-schooled family
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The Homeschooling Dilemma

the flaws of homeschooling
TeresaH, Staff Reporter November 17, 2016

Homeschooling is a nice idea, it really is, great on paper, but it is not entirely practical. I see how homeschooling can appeal to parents who wish to become more involved in their child's education,...

Spirit days for the 2016 football season.

2016 Dress Up days

Opportunities to Show Your Spirit
BennettR, Staff Reporter August 25, 2016

Anyone who has stepped foot in Cy Woods knows that it is a place of immense pride and a dedicated student body. This is ever apparent in our theme days! So, from the list above, don't shy away from anything....

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