The Wolfpack

Students to the Rescue

Addy Bates, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Cheer Rises To The Occasion

Varsity cheerleaders perform during the cheer regional competition on Oct. 17. After regionals, the team moved to the state competition where they placed fifth. “We know that fifth is in state is still an awesome rank, but just to know that our routine could’ve been better is still [disappointing],

Ava Caldwell, Reporter

February 3, 2020

From cheering on other students and hyping them up at pep rallies to participating in multiple off campus functions, the Cedar Park cheer team does a lot during their school year. Along with these activities cheer also prepares routines starting in October for competition. This competition season, cheer attended regi...

Cross Campus

With student choice sheets around the corner, students have the chance to pick classes that fit their interests and hobbies. While Cedar Park has a vast option of classes that students can take, there is the option to take  courses, like Cosmetology and Autotech, at different campuses. “I took cosmetology because I prefer to work with my hands and to actually do things than to sit in a classroom all day,” junior Sophia Matthys said. “I am also not sure whether I am going to attend college or not so if I don’t go to college I will always have a career option.” 

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

February 3, 2020

Before the end of each year, students are able to choose their schedules for next year. With multiple electives offered, students have the chance to find a class that fits their hobbies and interests. However, despite the vast options, there are some classes that are not offered at Cedar Park, classes...

Social Studies UIL Prepares for New Season

Setting up a timeline to help learn, senior Erin Barry prepares for new season. This season marks Barry's third year on the Social Studies UIL team. “I’m really hoping that this year we can pull the team together, because two years ago when Mr. Marsh took over the team, we weren’t really sure what we were doing,” Barry said. “No one had experience and it was just a little bit of a mess everywhere.”

Addy Bates, Reporter

January 31, 2020

For many, UIL might be associated with fine arts or athletics, for some students, UIL is another way to show academic success.  As captain of the UIL social studies team, senior Erin Barry has used this as a way to compete against other schools in different areas of social studies. Because of...

Top Quarterback to Play… Baseball?

Awaiting the ball, junior Ryder Hernandez gets set for a pitch. Recently,  Hernandez committed to continue his baseball career at Texas State University. “Texas State gave me an opportunity and they were the first school to do that for me. I felt that [Texas State was] a great fit, so I gave them my commitment now and not have to go through the recruiting process for another year.”

Noah Hedges, Reporter

January 29, 2020

Not many high school athletes get the chance to continue their respective sports careers, and for the ones that do, offers do not normally start to fuel up until after their senior season. For junior Ryder Hernandez, the wait is already over. Hernandez has committed to play baseball in college at Tex...

Lines? More Like Signs

The implementation of ASL into theatrical performances may enhance the experiences of both deaf and hearing audiences. “[Interpreting is] not even specifically for the Deaf audience, although they are obviously the target audience, I think that a lot of people find the interpreting interesting even if it wasn’t originally in the play,

Emily Mahoney, Reporter

January 29, 2020

Musical theatre is an experience consisting of bright lights and intricate costumes in addition to the thrill and personal connection that comes with viewing a live performance. One sensation that may often be taken for granted, however, is the inexplicable presence of sound in these shows. Although ...

Aiming High

Walking towards her family, senior varsity basketball captain, Takara Holst, smiles while holding her scholarship check on Jan. 23. Holst received the scholarship as part of the KVUE Scholar Athlete of the Month Program.

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief

January 27, 2020

When the buzzer rang, Nixon shooting drills occurring in the competition gym stopped. Coach Ott entered and less than two minutes later, an ambush of people flooded the gym on Jan. 23.  One of them was Jeff Jones, sports anchor for KVUE. Following him was lead lawyer at Lorenz & Lorenz, Ted Lorenz, holding a giant check granting senior varsity basketball captain, Takara Holst, a $...

Wash Your Hands, It’s Senioritis Season

Seniors struggle to find the will to make it through their last semester of their high school career. Almost done with all school work, the seniors show up for attendance purposes and to have their last experiences with their peers. “I’m doing the best I can in all aspects, trying to spend time with my family, friends, and make the most of this last year on campus,

Addie Dawson, Reporter

January 24, 2020

The last semester of any year is exciting for students and the anticipation of summertime can be felt in the hallways, especially for the 516 seniors who are set to graduate in less than five months. No matter where a student is in their process of decision-making for the future, the inevitable burd...

Swimming for Success

Taking a deep breath, senior swim captain Ashley Poulsen participates in the 100 meter butterfly event at the district meet on Jan. 17. Both the swim and dive teams ranked first in the district, and are moving onto regionals. “It is exciting knowing we won districts because we are one step closer to state,” Poulsen said. “We are anxious about how regionals will go because we have been very close in years past. Last year the boys team lost first place and got second by half a point, so it will be an exciting meet coming up.”

Ally JohnPress, Reporter

January 23, 2020

The smell of chlorine in the air, shouts from coaches on the sidelines, water splashing up from the pools. After weeks of preparing, both the girls and boys dive and swim teams were named district champions on Jan. 17. Preparing for districts included long workouts after Christmas break to up the t...

Crafts For Lives

A few birds nests that Debby Barne's Crochet group had made. Barnes had started a crochet group in order to help the displaced wildlife in Australia.

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter

January 20, 2020

In October of 2019, the continent of Australia broke out in a series of wildfires. Less than a month into the new year, and these wildfires are still raging over many major cities. Trees have been burned to ashes, animals have been displaced and families have been forced to evacuate.  According...

Leading The Way, Making a Difference

Timberwolves for The Environment members work on their plastic bag projects on Sept.9. Each year the club adopts a wolfpack and funds their needs, with the money they raise.

Ava Caldwell, Reporter

January 17, 2020

Service project after service project, the Timberwolves for the Environment club continues to take stands in important organizations in their community and world. After their most recent fundraiser of creating recycled bags and wreaths, as well as collecting different money donations, the club raise...

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