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News Briefs 5/9

Jake Herrick, Reporter

May 9, 2016

The Lenovo laptops you've grown so fond of throughout the year can now be rented to be kept over summer vacation into the next year. You must fill out a form online to keep your computers by May 23 otherwise they will be turned in on the 24 and 25 of May in students Professional Communications class....

5/3/16 News Briefs

Jake Herrick, Reporter

May 5, 2016

Freshman Lance White was the recipient of LISD's  Make-A-Wish Foundation. Lance's Wish was to give all proceeds of the award to to the Dell Children's Hospital. There will be a celebration at the CPHS cafeteria May 21. The CPHS talent show will be on May 20th here is your line up; Nathaniel...

4/29/16 News Brief

Jake Herrick, Reporter

April 29, 2016

The students who participated in Academic UIL on April 23 and 24 came back with many state qualifiers. Morgan Grosch got second place along with Macalah Thomas who received third in the Lincoln Douglass debate.  The UIL overall science team composed of Drew Sommers, Anish Bose, Justin Lovelace and...

4/20/16 Briefs

Jake Herrick, Reporter

April 29, 2016

The GAHSMTA (Greater Austin High School Musical Theater Awards) held their annual ceremony on April 15 and honored junior Colin Falk, with their award for best student designer for his individual commitment to the assembly of Cedar Park High School’s presentation of Phantom of the Opera.  Junior...

SkillsUSA wins awards in drafting

SillsUSA canstruction

Jake Herrick, Reporter

April 18, 2016

On Feb. 5-6, the students of Mr. O Maduneme and Mr. A. J. Jordan participated in the regional SkillsUSA competitions in individual events where students' technical skills were challenged in computer drafting in either architecture or engineering. Students had four hours to replicate a blueprint using ...

Iranians dodge morality police

Jake Herrick, Reporter

April 18, 2016

In Iran, there are state sponsored volunteers referred to as Basij, or in simpler terms morality police. And this may, to many, seem redundant, as the actual police ought to enforce ultimate moral judgement in the place of the state. But these Basij are a little different than you probably think, each Basi...

The Observer sees police brutality

The Observer sees police brutality

Jake Herrick, Reporter

April 15, 2016

The San Antonio Observer is considering publishing the names and addresses of police officers after the deadly shooting in yet another case of police brutality. Antoine Scott was brutally shot by an undercover cop, who was not in uniform, because of the cellphone in his hand, which the officer claims ...

Sith like the sixth

Jake Herrick, Reporter

January 13, 2016

Star Wars; I was so excited, I mean I was, until I actually saw it. It's not to say it was bad, it was great in the same way Jurassic World was. It was crutched by nostalgia and not much else. The leads were good, BB-8, Chewbacca, Finn and Rey (note the order of importance). But was there actually any subs...

The secret review of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Jake Herrick, Reporter

January 13, 2016

So Kylo Ren, main villain for this movie, is a topic all his own. The. Most. Disappointing. Face. Reveal. Ever. Kylo has an incredibly cool costume, and I say costume because as it turns out Kylo Ren looks like a child. There is an interrogation scene where he reveals the face behind the mask, and t...

Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood attack

Jake Herrick, Reporter

January 6, 2016

The abortion clinic shooting that left police officer Garrett Swasey, Army veteran Ke'Arre Marcell Stewart and mother Jennifer Markovsky dead, along with nine other people injured. The abortion clinic workers and owners blame the hateful rhetoric of ‘pro-lifers’ for the attack. However, the shoote...

World News: the news before Christmas

Jake Herrick

December 18, 2015

  The Dark Side of Disney’s 4.05 billion dollar investment already seems to be paying off. Currently one Star Wars ticket is sold every second, though the movie hasn't even been released yet, according to the Telegraph. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is due to be released Friday the 18th in ...

The San Bernardino massacre

Jake Herrick, Reporter

December 18, 2015

San Bernardino CA, host of the most recent atrocity in the “war on terror” (specifically domestic terrorism), was the site of yet another mass- religiously exuberant- shooting. The massacre took place at the Inland Regional Center. Yes; not only did the attack occur at a hospital, but a non-profit...

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