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Skills USA succeeds on competition day

Skills USA succeeds on competition day

Hunter-Rose Comtois, reporter
April 15, 2015
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Leaders emerged during the State meet on March 25-28 for the CPHS Skills USA competitors, with two competitors who placed first, two who finished second, six who finished third, and 12 who finished with a blue ribbon. Competition students mainly focused on agriculture and engineering, broadening their...

RoboLobos raise money at chili cookoff

RoboLobos raise money at chili cookoff

Avery Deen, Reporter
March 12, 2015
Filed under Clubs and Organizations

The RoboLobos hosted a chili cook-off on Feb. 15 to raise funds and reveal their latest creation. It was held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria, where they raised $600 in entry fees and donations, as well as $350 in t-shirt sales. “The chili cook-off was a huge success,” junior Head of Mechanics...

DECA member qualifies for international competition

Lauren Kriss, Editor-In-Chief
March 10, 2015
Filed under Clubs and Organizations

After winning at the district five competition, eight DECA Students qualified to compete at the DECA State Career Development Competition held Mar. 25-27 at the Sheraton Dallas Conference and Exposition Center. During the second day of state competition sophomores Brittany Ballou and Avery Daniel...

Sophomores make their way to TFA

Sophomores make their way to TFA

Meital Abraham, Reporter
February 20, 2015
Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Uncategorized

Qualifying for the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) State Competition, varsity sophomore debaters Morgan Grosch and Macalah Thomas will compete in El Paso on March 5-7. In order to qualify, debaters needed to receive 12 total State Points, which you get by competing in many tournaments and going through...

FFA finds personal best success at Williamson County Livestock Show

FFA finds personal best success at Williamson County Livestock Show

Lexi Rima, Reporter
January 23, 2015
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FFA has a history of competing well in past shows and district contests, but the Cedar Park organization has experienced its most success to date at the Williamson County Livestock Show. At this year’s show, the amount of FFA members placing high and of animals qualifying for sale is the greatest it...

Build season begins for RoboLobos

Build season begins for RoboLobos

Lauren Kriss, Editor-In-Chief
January 21, 2015
Filed under Clubs and Organizations

The race to build the best robot is on for the robotics team. As of Jan. 3, the team has been working on a robot capable of lifting and stacking boxes in a challenge called “Recycle Rush.” The team’s robot must be completed by midnight on Feb. 17, giving the RoboLobos a six week turn around period. Because...

Students steal the show at Youth Fair

Students steal the show at Youth Fair

Avery Deen, Reporter
January 16, 2015
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The Williamson County Youth Fair took place on Jan 12 - 13 at the San Gabriel Park Community Center in Georgetown. At the competition, sophomore Wynne McDonald managed to snag the prize for best in show in the horticulture category with her aquatic themed dish garden. Youth Fair is a competition in which...

Five advance to Area in FFA contests

Emilee Guernsey, Reporter
December 31, 2014
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On Nov. 11 multiple students competed in the Central Texas District FFA Contests. These students prepared themselves with constant practice and training. The competitions ranged from quizzes to broadcasting to demonstrations. Students such as Charlie Hoppe, Mackenzie Keefer, Grace Pierce, Ellyn Freiborg...

Cashing in cans for Trunk or Treat

Cashing in cans for Trunk or Treat

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
December 1, 2014
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Kids roam around while the sounds of children laughing and running fill the air. Many are dressed up as superheroes and princesses with their faces  covered in chocolate and candy as they sprint to all the games that the high school kids set up for them. Trunk or Treat is a student council sponsored...

Ping Pong Club sets the tables up for the year

Ping Pong Club sets the tables up for the year

Janet Nava, Reporter
November 14, 2014
Filed under Clubs and Organizations

This year has been full of the arrivals of new clubs, like the Ping Pong Club, that was originally started by juniors Ben Prasifka and Mason Parker. Together, they began playing ping pong at each other’s houses during the summer and felt it was necessary for Cedar Park High School to take a chance...

Auto club revs up

Auto club revs up

Hunter-Rose Comtois, reporter
November 4, 2014
Filed under Clubs and Organizations

Trucks, sports cars, motorcycles and anything else with wheels. Automotive Club is a club for car people, or anyone interested in automobiles. The club is sponsored by science teacher Shannon McPherson, who thinks Auto Club is the complete opposite of her other club: Environmental Club. “First...

Peeking into band

Peeking into band

Janet Nava, Reporter
October 29, 2014
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Band placed seventh out of 10 in Austin BOA contest. They also got third in class and won outstanding music performance in class AAA. The BOA or Bands of America is a competition where schools from Leander ISD and schools around the state compete to go onto Grand Nationals. There are different ranks...

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