The Wolfpack

Seniors Head Downtown to Visit UT Museums on Final Field Trip

Avery Deen, Reporter

June 2, 2017

On May 23, students loaded up onto a yellow school bus as teachers stood at the front counting heads and attempting to call roll. Friends squeezed together two to a bench, claiming a row for their squad as everyone filled into place. Bound for the UT campus, the students rolled out on their last field trip. ...

First Class of Capstone Seniors Reflect on the Research Process

Students Sarah Ray, Miranda Van Doren, Maddie Cox, and Avery Deen presented their Capstone Seminar group project last year and it was filmed to be sent to College Board as part of their AP exam score.

Avery Deen, Reporter

May 31, 2017

The Capstone program consists of two years of classes, AP Capstone Seminar and AP Capstone Research, in which the students learn the research process and get to explore topics of their choosing with an in depth study. Last year was the first time Seminar was offered at CPHS, and this year’s seniors...

Maddie Cox Pursues Love of Robotics and Art

Maddie will be attending Trinity in the fall and continue pursuing her love of robotics and the arts.

Avery Deen, Reporter

May 15, 2017

A sharp click sound resonates through an empty courtyard as blue heels hit the cold pavement. Dressed to the nines, senior Maddie Cox leads a group of robotics students to the Computer-Aided Design (or CAD) lab. Cox entered high school hoping to be the next Coco Chanel, but now holds dreams of being...

“Beauty and The Beast” Revives Magical Memories

Avery Deen, Reporter

April 13, 2017

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...

Color Guard season spins to a close

The varsity Color Guard wrapped up their season with their state competition on Apr. 1. It was their first year competing in the open class, and they took home a sixth place trophy for the school. “It felt amazing coming off the floor, knowing that we did our best,” vice president of administration senior Erin Ryan said. “It was one of the best shows we’ve had. It was kind of disappointing that we didn’t get a high score, but we did pretty well knowing that the others have been competing in that class forever. We were just happy with our team’s performance. It’s always the last show that you remember most, and I’m glad it was amazing.”

Avery Deen, Reporter

April 5, 2017

On Apr., 1 the varsity Color Guard closed out their season with their state competition. It was their first time competing at the state level in the open class and they took home a sixth place trophy. Their lower than usual score can be attributed to their moving up a class this year, and despite this sc...

The Hunger Games: The Wolfpack Staff Crumbles in their Attempts to Give up Fast Food

March 4, 2017

It’s been two weeks since we, at the Wolfpack staff, undertook the challenge of the ages, not to eat fast food. We came up with a list of rules, and decided to try to follow them for the whole six weeks: No drive thrus, order ins, or anything else that could be considered fast food. If the restaura...

TimberTeach Rolls out New Program

After Spring Break, TimberTeach will be rolling out an altered version of their current tutoring program which will hopefully extend their outreach. “We are evolving to meet the needs of the students,” senior Miranda Van Doren said. “In the future we really hope that this program expands so that we can better add to the learning community at our school and help students in need.”

Avery Deen, Reporter

March 3, 2017

In an attempt to increase their student outreach, the TimberTeach program has decided to rebrand themselves and create a new system in which the student teachers can go directly to the students in need of aid. This new roll out will be happening after spring break and tutors will be ready and availa...

OwlCrate Flies in with January “Classic Remix” Box

OwlCrate is a monthly subscription service that sends out newly released young adult books and other bookish goodies to subscribers once a month.

Avery Deen, Reporter

February 1, 2017

OwlCrate is a monthly subscription box themed around filling each box with a newly released young adult novel and bookish merchandise that is thematically relevant to whatever book is used that month. As a lover of books, I have drooled over the unboxing pictures and videos for ages. So when Christmas rol...

Team 5052 Builds their way to Steamworks Competitions

In the hectic rush of robotics build season, project manager senior Maddie Cox has constructed an elaborate schedule for the team to follow. “We do a lot of design meetings to try and figure out our plan of attack, throwing all the ideas we can think of up onto a board and picking features we like best,” Cox said.

Avery Deen, Reporter

January 19, 2017

For robotics Team 5052, build season is the most hectic, insane, and arguably, most important time of the year. Heralding the start of the robotics competition season, it begins a seven week period of long hours spent trying to build a bot to tackle the task presented by competition head, FIRST, whi...

Most Anticipated Movie Releases of 2017

Avery Deen, Reporter

January 9, 2017

2017 is going to be a big year for the film industry, it seems like it’s the year of long anticipated sequels. Here is a list of some of the movies that we are most looking forward to for this year. Fans of Marvel are in for a superhero movie packed 2017 with a whopping three films coming out: ...

2016 Election Recap

Avery Deen, Reporter

November 29, 2016

On Nov. 8 the votes were tallied and the new President elect of the United States was chosen. Republican candidate Donald Trump won the electoral college with 290 votes to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s 232. Popular vote wise however, Trump did have less at 60,530,867 to Clinton’s 61,329,657, accordi...

Get your Gilmore on for “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”

Avery Deen, Reporter

November 28, 2016

One cannot simply watch “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life,” one must experience it. With at least two kinds of take out, popcorn, blankets and pillows at the ready, only then you can start the ultimate binge experience. And of course, bonus points if you've got a mother-daughter duo cracking jo...

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