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Brent Grissom is Back in CP

Brent Grissom is Back in CP

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief
September 21, 2016
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The new school year brought a familiar face. Biology teacher Brent Grissom returned to his previous teaching position after spending a year in Hawaii. Grissom will no longer be teaching AP Biology; he will only have regular and Pre-AP for freshman. Many upperclassmen were pleased to have Grissom back. “He m...

Meet and Greet: Math

Avery Deen, Reporter
September 16, 2016
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The math department received two new teachers this year. Wendy Martinez Going into her fourth year teaching in LISD but her very first at CPHS, Martinez teaches Pre- AP geometry and statistics. She has been teaching since 1994 and has wanted to teach here for years as she watched her own child...

Meet and Greet: Electives

Houston Fuller, Reporter
September 15, 2016
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With the retirement of Jim Tarvin, the Broadcast program got a new teacher. Anthony Garcia Garcia previously worked at a news station in Waco before becoming a fellow Timberwolf. This is his first time teaching at a school, and he is ambitious about the future of the program. One of the first big c...

Meet and Greet: The Arts

Nick Hedges, Reporter
September 14, 2016
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This year, Cedar Park welcomes two new teachers to the arts department. Ken Brown Brown is the new band director at Cedar Park. He joined the band staff after previous jobs at Clear Springs High School and Kempner High School in the Houston area. He graduated with a music education bachelor's ...

Meet and Greet: Coaches & Social Studies

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter
September 13, 2016
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Four new coaches were added to the CPHS staff this 2016-17 year.   Matt Kuykendall Kuykendall is new to Cedar Park and is expanding his passion by becoming a football coach. He also teaches Government. Q: What do you like so far about Cedar Park High School or the community in general? A: I like...

Meet and Greet: Faculty

Anjali Sundaram, Robotics
September 12, 2016
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This year, not only has the CPHS faculty expanded by teachers, but new administrators as well. Christina Hollander Hollander worked at Vista Ridge High School as a counselor, then worked as a stay at home mom for her four kids before coming to CPHS to be our new lead counselor for last names that st...

Celebrating the Life of Jay Sevier; Educator, Baseball Coach and Soldier

Celebrating the Life of Jay Sevier; Educator, Baseball Coach and Soldier

Jordy Peterson, Reporter
September 9, 2016
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The seventh annual "JayDay" will be at Zilker Park on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 11:30 a.m. Hosted in honor of former Cedar Park baseball coach, Jay Sevier, the event's proceeds are to be used toward the Jay Sevier Memorial Fund, a scholarship awarded to selected students. "JayDay is a wonderful time for...

Meet and Greet: New Foreign Language Teachers

Carlie Morgan, Reporter
September 9, 2016
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Along with the introduction of a new subject, the foreign language department has added two new teachers to its staff.   Melissa Plata The new American Sign Language teacher, Plata graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX. She grew up in Cedar Park and graduated from Westwood High School in 2008. ...

Meet and Greet: New English Teachers

Jordy Peterson, Reporter
September 8, 2016
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With past teachers retiring or temporarily departing on maternity leave, Cedar Park has added four new teachers to the English department.   Kristin Burke She earned her degree in English at Texas State University. Burke has been an English teacher for 17 years. Q: Why do you like teaching English? A: I’ve always love...

Meet and Greet: Science Teachers

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief
September 7, 2016
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The science department gained one new teacher, but also a familiar face to juniors and seniors. Hope Lozano Lozano is the new on-level and Pre-AP Chemistry teacher. Q: What do you like so far about CP or the community in general? A: I like the school spirit, the supportive administration, and the fun attitud...

The Man Behind the Stache

The Man Behind the Stache

Emilee Guernsey, Editor
June 26, 2016
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As I sauntered into the Advanced Journalism class, I spotted the teacher crouched over a desk scrummaging through t-shirts. He had dusty gray hair and a soft white button up with glasses resting on the bridge of his nose. I boldly walked to him and asked, “May I observe this class?” Realizing this w...

The Wolfpack presents the 2016 Senior Superlatives

The Wolfpack presents the 2016 Senior Superlatives

Emilee Guernsey, Editor
May 16, 2016
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After two weeks of constant voting, the results for the 2016 Senior Superlative winners are finally in. Some seniors were neck and neck, but some took the lead in the nick of time. Here are the 2016 Senior Superlative winners:                 Most Athleti...

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