The Wolfpack

Varsity Softball girls end season short of playoffs

Senior Jazzmine Thorpe high fives fellow team mate.

Collyn Burke, Reporter

June 1, 2016

Softball brought its season to a close, along with many of the CP sports. Lead by Coach Cami Jenschke the girls were one game away from playoffs in this year's  season. “The hardest part about the season was the fact that we started district with three straight losses,” Jenschke said. “We knew...

NHS elects incoming senior officers

The 2016-2017 NHS officers .

Collyn Burke, Reporter

June 1, 2016

As the year comes to an end at CP, a new day dawns, and a new era of seniority is reined in. Like many other organizations, the officers of Cedar Park’s National Honor Society have passed their torch to a new group of incoming seniors who look to make their own mark on the club, while carrying on its...

College is coming

As the deadline for college commitment quickly approaches, seniors prepare to take the next step.

Collyn Burke, Reporter

April 28, 2016

College. The word alone strikes fear into the hearts of many a teen. Is it the fear of rejection, that we could be deemed lesser than we held ourselves to be? Or that this is the first real decision we’ve had to make completely by ourselves? We are about to take the next great step in our lives, by...

Wrestling wraps up State

Mason Vidrine fights to win his match at the District tournament,

Collyn Burke, Reporter

April 26, 2016

Making it all the way to the state tournament, wrestling managed to go out with a bang, with two wrestlers placing in the top 10 in the state. “This was the hardest tournament of my season because it is the top 16 people in the state,” senior Gabe Lensing said. “The best feeling was when I won...

Birdy releases junior album

Collyn Burke, Reporter

April 18, 2016

In a collection of 14 songs, the young Jasmine “Birdy” van den Bogaerde, combines a mixture of sad, soulful melodies with catchy tunes that blend to make a truly moving junior album. Her third official studio album, Birdy creates a completely unique sound. The album, released March 25 by Atlantic...

CPHS photographer takes home People’s Choice Award

Senior Kaity Dawson takes home People's Choice Award at Round Rock Art Council with her picture entitled

Collyn Burke, Reporter

April 14, 2016

There is no question that Cedar Park High school is home to some talented students, one of those students being senior Kaity Dawson. Dawson started getting interested in photography a little over a year ago, and from there her passion seemed to take off, leading to her forming her own photography business,...

LISD students have a COOL Week

Collyn Burke, Reporter

February 29, 2016

The idea of being an adult is terrifying. This notion fluttered through my head as I sat packed in the early morning commute on my way to the first day of my COOL Week assignment. A million thoughts popped up in my over caffeinated head, what would they expect out of me? Would they like me? How badly...

Elections: what you need to know as a new voter

Collyn Burke, Reporter

February 8, 2016

Let's talk politics. With election season fastly approaching we’ve been thrown back into a time of satirical SNL political openers, aggressive bumper stickers and the lovely little screaming matches we call the GOP debates. This election has been made special by a few things this year, those things...

Five fun ways to spend the day of love

Collyn Burke, Reporter

January 29, 2016

Looking for a fun unique way to celebrate the day of love? Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, or just some fine friends, these fun Austin experiences are sure to make the day of love one to remember. The Blanton 200 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 Open from...

Running back earns athlete of the week

Senior Willie Richter catching a punt at the state game on Dec. 19.

Collyn Burke, Reporter

January 11, 2016

From having a perfect season, to taking state, and winning Aspire athlete of the week, there's not much Cedar Park’s Will Richter hasn't done. Working hard on and off the field, Richter has proven what it really means to be a CPHS Timberwolf. “When I'm out on the field I just feel like I'm a kid...

APES students dig in deep

Local farmer shows APES students the magic of hydroponics.

Collyn Burke, Reporter

January 8, 2016

From growing lettuce to upcycling, there’s not much Doc. Mcpherson’s APES class doesn’t do. A recent addition to their environmental curriculum included a trip to a small hydroponics farm and homestead, located just an hour away. Hydroponics farms use fish to help grow and fertilize plants, allowing...

Five days of Holiday fun

Collyn Burke, Reporter

December 3, 2015

Looking for a fun winter date, or just something to do with friends? Enjoy the best of the holiday season with these five fun events! 1) Trail of Lights 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 Dec. 8-22, 7pm-10pm, free Mon-Fri, $3 Sat-Sun Austin’s famed trail of lights will be open for its 50th...

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