The Wolfpack

Aid Through Art

Senior Gracyn McGathy plans to paint as many graduation caps as she can in exchange for student's donations to the One Fair Wage fund. “I wanted to find a way to safely do my part to spread goodness in a time when so many people are suffering physically, emotionally, and financially,” McGathy said.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

May 25, 2020

With COVID-19 numbers continuing to rise and many businesses opting to continue to keep it’s doors shut despite the recent relaxing of some restrictions, many people are still struggling to stay on their feet financially. This is why senior and art student Gracyn McGathy has decided to use her talent t...

Help During Hard Times

With things around COVID-19 starting to ramp up since spring break and many of us being quarantined for just as long I, like many of you, have started to become a little restless. That being said, there are many ways that others are striving to help with issues like these as well as other struggles people may have with being stuck at home.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

May 11, 2020

With COVID-19 ramped up since spring break and many of us being quarantined for just as long I, like many of you, have started to become a little restless. Thinking of the small things I can’t do now, like go out to eat and hang out with friends, and the big things I may not get to do this summer, ...

College In High School

From a real interest in the subject to simply trying to get both a high school and college credit out of the way at once, Austin Community College courses are popular among students for getting that extra boost before heading off to the real world.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

March 25, 2020

From a real interest in the subject to simply trying to get both a high school and college credit out of the way at once, Austin Community College courses are popular among students for getting that extra boost before heading off to the real world. Senior Sruthi Keerthipati, who took Government and U.S. History ...

Taking Real Life Risks

2014 alumna Taylor Lavine poses with children in Africa, where she lived for a month.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

February 14, 2020

While there are graduates who choose to attend college after high school, some chose a different path for themselves. From internships to joining the workforce to taking a gap year, here are three former students who chose to try their hand at the real world before or instead of college. After gr...

A Reporters Review to ‘A Gentlemen’s Guide’

Senior Evan Vines playing Lord Adalbert right before his characters death in “Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

January 28, 2020

This year’s musical, "A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder", impressed everyone in attendance, two weekends ago, with its talented cast and genius humor. The play tells the story of Monty Navarro, a somewhat poor man who recently lost his mother, who soon discovers that she was a disowned member of ...

A Twenty Five-Year Franchise: “Jumanji: The Next Level”

Twenty two years after the release of the first movie, the franchise was brought back but this time with a new tone. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” was released in 2017 as a continuation of the original movie. Last December, the latest installment to the franchise was released with the same concept as the 2017 movie.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

January 14, 2020

A story we all know and love, the original picture book, “Jumanji,” was released in 1981 by writer and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg. Eleven years later followed the very first “Jumanji” movie which, while based on the original story and its characters, also included added characters and plot point...

2019 Rewind

A year of both positives and negatives as not only the year but the decade wraps up, we have experienced both the good and bad of humanity as well as the creative, funny and entertaining. Going into a new chapter lets make sure at midnight that we are thankful for the things we’ve experienced and hopeful for the future.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

December 31, 2019

With 2019 coming to an end the time has come to look back on it. Both our accomplishments and mistakes are things to remember as they can shape the next year and many to come. Here are eight things that helped shape 2019. Climate Strike Spanning from Sept. 20-27, students across the world cut school in favo...

Music Throwback: Best Rock Bands Through The Decades

As the times have changed so has music. From soul and R&B to pop, country, and rap, every genre has had its time to shine. One genre in particular, however, seemed to soar throughout most of the last half of the twentieth century and that is Rock.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

December 23, 2019

As the times have changed, so has music. From soul and R&B to pop, country and rap, every genre has had its time to shine. One genre in particular, however, seemed to soar throughout most of the last half of the twentieth century and that is rock. In fact, according to an article posted to The Dat...

Choir Students Advance To Area

Choir students perform at the Fall concert on Oct. 8. Senior Lindsay Dove will be advancing to the State competition in January.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

December 16, 2019

At this year’s All-State Choir Pre-Area Audition, many choir students competed for the chance to make it to the area audition in January. Nine students were selected to advance this year making CPHS the school with the most students moving forward in the region in terms of 6A schools.  The com...

Sariah Sings

Playing the title character, freshman Sariah Reed performs in the eighth grade CPMS production of

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

December 6, 2019

Since her second-grade production of the annual thanksgiving play "The Pilgrim Plantation," freshman Sariah Reed has been doing musical theatre and has loved performing ever since. After playing the lead last year in the Cedar Park Middle School production of "Mary Poppins," Reed started her freshman ye...

Teacher Feature

AP U.S. history teacher Josh Marsh lectures on the Mexican American War. “I try to always remember that my class isn't the only class kids have to deal with, along with extracurriculars, so I make sure to treat them fairly & have some leniency,

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

November 29, 2019

There is no question about the importance of teachers in a school. Without them, the school could never run in the first place. They help improve skills in math, English, science and many other things in hopes of preparing us for a bright future, but there is a lot more to them that students don’t s...

Movie Throwback

Movies can have a long-term effect on a person even years after seeing them. The story and characters have a way of speaking to an audience in many different ways that you may have never thought about before.

Kaley Johnson, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Movies can have a long-term effect on a person even years after seeing them. The story and characters have a way of speaking to an audience in many different ways that you may have never thought about before. A true appreciation for movies started to develop during the 70s and 80s with the appearance...

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