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New Theatre Tech teacher Colin Falk faces the camera smiling while wearing his Disney Fantasmic Cast and Crew Jacket. Falk is an alumnus of Cedar Park High School who used to work for Disney's Fantasmic before joining the staff. “I worked with the fireworks team to produce the nighttime spectacular,” Falk said. “It was, really and truly, a magical experience. I tell people all the time that my favorite part of working there was that moment right before the show, when I could look out at the audience and see a crowd of 8,000 cheering people, and it was a new crowd every night, with another group of people waiting to be amazed by what we do.”

Hello From the Happiest Place on Earth

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter April 19, 2021

The theatre department has a new tech teacher. Colin Falk has returned to the hallways of Cedar Park High school, since his graduation in 2016. After graduating high school, Falk pursued his Bachelor of...

One of the opening scene from the music video

“MONTERO, Call Me by Your Name”

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter April 16, 2021

Lil Nas X has been making waves in the music industry since his release of the 2019 hit “Old Town Road.” Since then, the artist has advanced their music career as well as becoming a well known public...

Trains are the way to ensure a cleaner, more efficient transportation system for the future.

The Case for Railway

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter April 14, 2021

On March 31, President Joe Biden announced a $2 trillion infrastructure plan that included $165 billion allocated towards modernizing public transportation and expanding American passenger and freight...

Sophomore Kamryn Kramer skillfully keeps the ball away from her opponent.

The Fastest Game on Two Feet

Kaiya Wilkinson, Reporter April 12, 2021

With spring finally here, the fastest game on two feet is now in session. The girls’ lacrosse team has been working hard to make sure they have a winning season of these players is sophomore Kamryn Kramer. “My...

During DEN, the Black Student Union discuss what activities to plan for the month. They met up to discuss how they are going to recruit new members, since most of them are graduating this year. One of the members of the club, Junior Raniya Laneau, said that she is grateful for the meetings because she gets to talk about how to get scholarships for black students and college advice.

African American Heritage Club to Black Student Union

Rachana Kommineni, Reporter April 12, 2021

The president of the Black Student club, senior Stella Shipps, joined the club her sophomore year when it was called African American Heritage Club. At that time, there were around five members, but it...

Paying attention to the computer screen, sophomore Gautham Saravanan and senior Charlie Alpert prepare for the UIL academic district meet. Saravanan, Alpert and sophomores Alex Thummalapalli and Eshan Bharadwaj  placed first as a team at the meet and will compete at the regional competition later this month.

Soaring to Excellence

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

This‌ ‌year,‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌restrictions,‌ ‌practice‌ ‌competitions‌ ‌and‌ ‌team‌ ‌preparation‌ ‌opportunities‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌limited‌...

DC comics are well known for their comic book success. however this success did not transfer over to the live screen. However with this new instillation that perception has been changed entirely.

Zack Snyder’s Cut “Justice League” Review

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter April 7, 2021

In 2017 fans of the DC universe were treated to the first live-action "Justice League" film. Directed by Zack Snyder, the film showcased the action and drama that up until then had been restricted to the...

As a result of COVID-19, many companies, such as movie theatres have struggled to remain operational, even after the end of the quarantine mandate. With the evolution of streaming services and without the promise of new movies, many theatre companies have gone bankrupt. Will COVID-19 be known as the death of the theatre industry?

COVID-19: The Death of Movie Theatres

Morgan Kasel, Assistant Editor April 6, 2021

At the start of the quarantine mandate in 2020, many businesses struggled to remain operational without the income earned from customers. Among the small shops and restaurants, the movie theatre industry...

Participants of the HOSA Trivia Night, including HOSA members, smile at the camera over Zoom. HOSA hosted this Trivia Night as part of a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and collected close to $170. President Aashna Ravi is grateful for the support and to those to participated. “I would definitely say that the Trivia Night was a success, seeing that this was not only the first time we were doing it, but given that it was held virtually,” Ravi said. “As a team, we feel that this is a great event that we can continue to build upon in years to come, as we transition back into person, and one that will be successful in raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We appreciate all of the students who supported and donated their time to the event and also wanted to thank the organizations that offered hours to make this event a success.”

Giving Back Together

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter April 1, 2021

Organizing events and dedicating themselves to bringing change, various clubs and honor societies have been giving back to their community through various kinds of activities. Whether it be for raising...

Just before starting her culinary competition, Cupcake Battle, senior Lexi Paull poses with her fellow cooks at Regionals in Corpus Christi on Jan. 29. Paull competed against one other person and won with her spice cupcakes and cherry tree display. “[Before the competition] I was stressed,” Paull said. “I felt like I had to get first place since I only went up against one other person. My heart was beating so fast my Apple Watch notified me saying that my heart rate was abnormal and that it was concerned for me. But, I also felt confident. I had an amazing, flavorful cupcake with a good design, but I definitely could’ve done better, and I will make sure to do that for State.”

Building a Bright Future

Ally JohnPress, Reporter March 31, 2021

Culinary. Interior Design. Ready Set Teach. Fashion Design. These are just a few of the classes FCCLA, or Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, encompasses. Each class offers a range of opportunities...

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Review of Gretchen Bakke’s “The Grid”

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter March 30, 2021

Earlier this year, Texans experienced a power outage that lasted for a week. It was a major event not only because of the dangerous weather conditions and lack of utilities but also because it exposed...

Facing forward, senior Isaac Luttrell swims the 100 breaststroke at the state swim meet. Luttrell finished 12th with a time of 59.68.

Swimming Towards State

Kaiya Wilkinson, Reporter March 25, 2021

Every morning, swimmers wake up early, go to a pool, and focus on black line underwater for two hours straight. However, it is this constant practice that helps them to achieve accomplishments even as...

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