The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

Julia Meyer and Kendee West practice social distancing while having their own senior prom at The Oasis. “My sweet family helped me get ready and my sister took pictures of me and my best friend Julia and we just talked and laughed,” West said. “It wasn’t exactly how I imagined senior prom, but I was happy that I could still spend time with my best friend even from 6 feet apart.”

Senior Prom, Quarantine Style

Ava Caldwell, Reporter May 18, 2020

As more and more plans have been canceled at the end of the year, some seniors have become more creative with their plans, including prom.  Seniors Julia Meyer and Kendee West decided to throw...

Posing for senior pictures, senior Cally Hall describes her excitement to continue her 16 year dance journey at Texas A&M. “I decided A&M was best for me partially because it’s the only school in Texas with a dance science degree, but I also was really excited about being part of the massive Aggie network,” Hall said. “People are connected all over the world because they’re Aggies, and I am super excited to be joining and carrying on that tradition.”

Passion Driven Future

Ava Caldwell, Reporter May 15, 2020

At two years old she was already dancing. By second grade she was competing. Now a senior, Cally Hall became one of the 20 people in the nation to be accepted into the Texas A&M Dance Science Program.  Hall...

With a strong stance, the varsity cheer team performs at state on Jan 16. Cheering at the their first National Cheer Championship and overall placing eighth in the nation, exceeded the teams expectations. We went to nationals because our team wanted a challenge, sophomore Kristine Kim said. We were coming back from a back to back state title and we wanted to step up our game and try something new.

Cheering for the Nation

Ava Caldwell, Reporter February 20, 2020

With flags, signs and stunts up in the air, cheer attended their first ever national competition from Feb. 7-8. The team placed eighth in the nation. After placing fourth in regionals in November and fifth...

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], senior cheer captain Alyssa King said. 
On the bright side, our loss has only encouraged us to bring our A game to our first national competition in Florida.”

Cheer Rises To The Occasion

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...

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. We get assigned a certain group of wolves and then if they need food, they take that money that we donated, or that different groups donated and then use that for them,” senior Brianna Wechsler said. “This year there was a flood in one of the areas, so the money that lots of people donated was used to fix their habitat.”

Leading The Way, Making a Difference

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...

The Cedar Park student section gets hype as they cheer on their team in the first football game of the semester. The fall semester was very successful in many areas of the school. “We seem to take things that our kids are accomplishing for granted because they seem to be happening regularly here,” Principal John Sloan said.

A Timberwolf Fall Semester in Review

Ava Caldwell, Reporter December 20, 2019

With new hallways, classrooms, locker rooms and trophies, this semester brought many changes and numerous achievements. With just some of the achievements being highlighted, Cedar Park topped many as they...

There are many activities to do around the holidays in Austin. Home to traditions over 55 years old, there is something for anyone and everyone.

Holiday Happenings in Austin

Ava Caldwell, Reporter December 13, 2019

With the holidays drawing near it's important to save a little money while still spending time with the people that you love. Austin and Cedar Park offer many free light shows and fun performances hosted...

Senior quiz team members hold a second place banner after their district LDE competition on Nov. 11. Competitions grow bonds junior senior quiz team member Skye Lindholm commented. No matter what, youll have people and friends there for you when you need them, Lindholm said. You really bond with the people in your chapter at competitions, shows, and meetings.

FFA Advances to Area

Ava Caldwell, Reporter December 10, 2019

The big white barn down Cypress Creek road may be a big part of an FFA members life, but there is more to the club than what meets the eye. Every year, members in the Future Farmers of America organization...

Krish poses for an Arangetram photo shoot. The costume is part of a traditional type of Indian Dance, which Krish has been involved in since the age of nine. I love the mythology you emerge yourself into, Krish said. And even non Hindus find themselves consumed in the intricate story line and emotions that are necessary to recreate this event.

Dancing Her Own Way

Ava Caldwell, Reporter November 14, 2019

Dance, a creative art form that comes in many different genres, can bring different emotions to different people. For junior Sanjana Krish, taking part of classical Indian dance called Bharatanatyam, allows...

Timberwolves For The Environment club members work on creating mats, bags, and even pillows out of plastic bags. These products will be sold for the clubs benefit and they will also be donated to the homeless. I really love being a part of something where I can spend time doing things that help others, sophomore and club member Alexa Yeager said.

Bags Full Of Bags

Ava Caldwell, Reporter November 11, 2019

With donations pouring in, Timberwolves for The Environment decided to take charge and reuse plastic bags for a better cause. Science teacher and Timberwolves For The Environment sponsor, Shannon Mcpherson,...

A dog and his owner discuss the vaccine process during the Celebrities Pet Clinic on Nov. 6. The dance team, with help from parent volunteers, held their annual clinic at Cedar Park this year and served pet owners from all over the community.“My favorite part about helping out was seeing the Celebrities in action as they pretty much ran the whole event,” volunteer and parent Kelly Richardson said. “Dr. and Mrs. Tarlton even commented about how helpful and professional our girls were, and they work with lots of organizations to do these clinics.”

Celebrities Help Pets of The Community

Ava Caldwell, Reporter November 8, 2019

From dogs lined up on the sidewalk barking, to cats meowing in kennels, the Celebrities attracted all types of pet owners to the high school during their annual pet clinic on Nov.6, where both dancers...

Timberwolves for the Environment members work on converting plastic bags to mats and pillows. These newly converted mats and pillows will be donated to the homeless. “You really feel good when you are making these things for other people because we get to deliver the mats and when we deliver it to the homeless and they are really appreciative of it,” junior club officer Savanna Laughlin said. “It’s really eye opening like, ‘wow we have it really good’ and just spending one hour after school can make such a difference in a person’s life.”

The Concept of Clubs

Ava Caldwell, Reporter October 18, 2019

Meet the Timberwolves brought in so many clubs for students to explore, but there is always more than meets the eye on a little pamphlet paper. Cedar Park is home to many clubs where students can join...

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