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Jordy Peterson is Awarded Sophomore of the Year

Jordy Peterson is Awarded Sophomore of the Year

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

This year, Jordy Peterson was elected sophomore of the year by the class of 2019. Candidates for this election were required to write four essays about their accomplishments and the work that they have done within their community as well as the clubs that they are involved in. “I worked really hard ...

Prom 2017

Prom 2017

Houston Fuller, Reporter
April 17, 2017
Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

This year's prom took place on April 8 at the University of Texas Club in downtown Austin. This year it was themed after a Carnival and included various games and activities for the attendees. From an ice cream bar, to ski ball, to photo booths, there was plenty to do. "We have a lot of different vendors...

“Beauty and The Beast” Revives Magical Memories

“Beauty and The Beast” Revives Magical Memories

Avery Deen, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Reviews, Top Stories

On Mar. 16, Disney dropped the latest installment in their live action remake series adding “Beauty and the Beast” to the ranks of “Cinderella” and “The Jungle Book.” The movie had its pros and cons, and overall won high box office positions on nostalgia and it’s amazing trailer which fl...

Multiple Outlets Available for Struggling Students

Multiple Outlets Available for Struggling Students

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

Throughout high school, many teenagers experience a multitude of changes. From getting your license to gaining new friends to juggling school with your social life; It can be very stressful. Unfortunately, these changes may be so stressful for some that they develop a form of anxiety, or even depres...

StuCo Campaigns for Officer Positions

StuCo Campaigns for Officer Positions

Jordy Peterson, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Student Council members have been campaigning for leadership positions for the past two weeks. Starting today, students can vote for the new class officers through Naviance, until Apr. 13. “Our goal is to connect students with different aspects of the school,” StuCo sponsor Adam Babich said. “We ...

Annual SXSW Festival Celebrates Music and Film Industries

Annual SXSW Festival Celebrates Music and Film Industries

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief
April 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

  Every year, during spring break, Austin hosts South by Southwest (SXSW). This year it fell on Mar. 10-19. SXSW brings people from around the country to come and discover new music or films, while also celebrating and appreciating the industries themselves. A few CP students were able to sp...

Cheryl Cruz’s Short Film, Morpho, Places Third in UIL Traditional Animation DV 2

Cheryl Cruz’s Short Film, Morpho, Places Third in UIL Traditional Animation DV 2

Houston Fuller, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

The UIL Film Festival state finals took place on Mar. 1st. Junior Cheryl Cruz won third place in DV 2 Traditional Animation for her short film, "Morpho." “I was originally inspired by an old writing prompt I saw a while back about a butterfly-moth friendship and I was just thinking about it one...

Community College or University? Students Explain Their Choices

Community College or University? Students Explain Their Choices

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under CPHS News, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Choosing where one wants to go to college is a large step in coming into adulthood. Many students have been procuring acceptances from colleges around the world, struggling to decide which college they should go to, however, some students forget that there is another option: Austin Community College...

Amare Outreach Visits CP

Amare Outreach Visits CP

Jordy Peterson, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

During Den on Mar. 23, Leander High School's Amare Outreach Program visited CP. Amare Outreach is a nonprofit organization founded by students Dana Pierce and Jared Bouloy last year. Amare Outreach was created to aid those who have been, or are currently struggling with a mental illness, eating disord...

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

PROM Expectations Contract Elicits Different Reactions From Students

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

The “PROM Expectations -- Contract” has stirred a conversation at CPHS, eliciting different reactions from students. Some students appreciate the contract, as it warrants them a safe night. Others detest the contract, pronouncing it unneeded. Prom committee president, senior Lexxi Clinton welcomes...

Track Prepares for the District Championship

Track Prepares for the District Championship

Jordy Peterson, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Track has been preparing for their district meet on Apr. 12-13 at Eastview High School. Since mid Jan., they have been practicing nearly everyday for hours after school. “Track season is pretty exciting this year," sophomore Sophia Roach said. "We have an awesome group of girls that care so much...

Swim and Dive Team Wrap up their Season at State

Swim and Dive Team Wrap up their Season at State

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Most Recent, Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

The swim and dive team wrapped up their season at the 2017 5A state meet at the University of Texas on Feb 17-18. The team brought 13 swimmers to state, along with four alternates. Although sophomore Dominic Toledo-Sanchez was sick a week before state, he still had positive things to say about the meet an...

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