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

Smiling, senior Slava Andrianov poses for the camera. Maintaining the grades to be Valedictorian is hard, but Andrianov did it and now has the skills he needs for college  “To me personally I’d say it’s worth it with all the work I’ve put into school, as we get closer to the end of the school year it seems like everyone is getting lazier, but it’s nice to have something to strive for like it keeps me on edge and keeps me focused,” Adndrionva said. “At the end of the day even if most of these skills I’m learning don’t transfer over the ability to just focus in will definitely help.”

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Ty Cathey, Reporter May 23, 2022

Test after test, assignment after assignment; studying and learning never ends. He spent thousands of hours studying to just be the best, keeping up his GPA whilst managing many different clubs. He kept...

The Paramount Plus exclusive “The Offer  had its first episode release on April 28th and was directed by Dexter Fletcher. The 10 part series is a drama with semi-fact and semi-fiction aspects of the creation of the classic movie “The Godfather”. Throughout I watched the entire show at every chance I could get and would say it’s best enjoyed with a coke, ice cream and some extra cheddar flavor blasted goldfish.

The Answer

Ty Cathey, Reporter May 20, 2022

Nothing lets you know a movie is going to be a classic quite like seeing the flying stars skip across the screen and appear above a mountain with the word Paramount appearing out of nowhere. The classic...

Since the beginning of COVID-19, the number of tutors for the AVID program has dropped off. “We can’t really even do tutorials without tutors; it’s really just asking a friend for help,” AVID student Camdyn Davis said. “I’d really like to have tutors because when we had them it was always really easy to learn stuff I didn’t know.”

Pupils for Profit

Ty Cathey, Reporter May 13, 2022

Students now have the potential to earn $15 an hour or community service hours for tutoring their peers. The AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) program, since the start of the pandemic,...

Here you can see junior Dominic Caruso giving instructions to kids about the bubble ring, where kids try to push one another out. The PALs helped give instructions and monitor the kids to ensure safety. “Students followed the rules and enjoyed themselves lots participating in all the different slides and bouncy houses, but our station, the inflatable doughnut pit, was also a great source of entertainment for the kids,” Caruso sais. “They were having a lot of fun hitting the other students out of the ring.

Jump Into Service

Ty Cathey, Reporter April 1, 2022

The PALs program has many different community service events throughout the year, such as fundraisers, holiday-themed outings and helping local elementary schools with various events and occasions. Just...

Although it looks like a lot of rides, this is only a third of the available rides at Kalahari. Here you can see single, double and quad rides right next to people playing basketball in the pool. There are many options at Kalahari, and you should definitely try it before any other waterpark.

Water You Doing

Ty Cathey, Reporter March 8, 2022

Three. Two. One. Launch. As the floor falls out beneath you, you freefall at an 80-degree drop before plummeting into a downward spiral for around 200 feet until you hit the water with a big splash. This...

Welding a chunk of metal, sophomore Mason Kasel works on a new project while wearing his safety gear for his 
Agricultural Mechanics class. Safety is important in the workshop, and welders weld behind a shower curtain like a light shield. “The best part of my job is when you get a student whos been struggling and then they have an ‘ah-ha’ moment and have this look on their face and you can see the light bulb above the head,” Russell said. “There’s a lot of kids who’ve never had tools at home so this is a whole new experience for them.”

Weld Done

Ty Cathey, Reporter February 15, 2022

Gloves. Check. Helmet. Check. Rod. Check. Safety glasses. Check. These are just some of the basic tools used in the Agriculture Mechanics class, also often referred to as the welding class says junior...

“Don’t Look Up” was released on Dec. 5, 2021 after around six months of filming. In this scene, Jennifer Lawerence, playing Kate Dibiasky, and Timothee Chalamet, playing Pule, are talking about a person who scammed them out of free snacks and charged them. I loved this movie, and I definitely recommend it to those who haven’t watched it yet.

I’ve Got My Eye on You

Ty Cathey, Reporter January 27, 2022

A jaw-dropping turn of events, political referencing and a whole A-list celebrity roster starring none other than Leonardo Decaprio and Jennifer Lawerence. “Don’t Look Up” is a comedy filled with...

 The new Lost in Space series was recreated around 50 years after the original, and around 25 years after the movie. This time, its with a TV Series adaptation on Netflix. I personally wish there was another season, as I absolutely love the show, from the plot to the acting.

Entertainment Amongst the Stars

Ty Cathey, Reporter December 20, 2021

Heartbreak, action-packed, redemption and alien robots was the only way I could describe the newest season of "Lost in Space." The show is a remake of a 1965 series, and there was also a movie in 1998....

Officer Ott poses next to the overflowing Blue Santa toy donation bin. Blue Santa also takes monetary donations to help families in need. We will buy gift cards with the donations they can go to families with small kids and you can buy formula or baby food or whatever they may need, Officer Ott said. Most peoples donations are geared toward younger kids, but we want to include thirteen-fourteen- and fifteen-year-olds.

Santa’s Little Helpers

Ty Cathey, Reporter December 10, 2021

From fighting crime to saving the jolliest day of the year, Operation Blue Santa is an organization started by local police departments to help children in need receive gifts and even a nice holiday meal...

Denis Villeneuve, the director of the 2021 Dune film, released a poorly managed film. Having a complicated and confusing plot the movie wouldve failed without its large spending budget. The greatest parts of the movie were the elements like CGI, music and actor selection, but it missed the mark on plot lines and acting.

Dune or Don’t

Ty Cathey, Reporter November 12, 2021

While the new movie “Dune” was full of great CGI, music design and costumes, the producers missed the mark on plot development. “Dune” included A-list celebrities such as Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya,...

Standing among the clothing racks, the Leander ISD PTA Clothes Closet staff poses for a picture on Oct. 14. Judy Buckner, an experienced community service member who has been helping the Clothes Closet for the past 15 years, said she likes helping students in need. “People do all these things that help people far, far away and that’s great, everyone needs help, but people don’t realize what the need is right here in the community,” Buckner said. “You don’t have to spend all the money on postage to help people, you’ve got people in your own neighborhood who need help.” 

Dress for Less

Ty Cathey, Reporter November 3, 2021

In a portable nestled between the LEO center and Leander Middle School, there is a clothes closet. Originally starting in an LISD Elementary school in the 1980s, the Leander ISD PTA Clothes Closet has...

Assembling lava lamps at the 2019 Trunk or Treat, Student Council makes crafts with the kids. Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Trunk or Treat was canceled, but this year, it will return on Oct. 27. Trunk or Treat is a great opportunity to connect with the community and I feel thats super important, especially with everyone separated from COVID-19 these past years, senior Michael Peterson said. So Im glad its back so I can connect once again and serve the community.

Taking Back Trunk or Treat

Ty Cathey, Reporter October 26, 2021

The annual Trunk or Treat was canceled last year amongst the pandemic, but will be returning this year on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the front parking lot of the school. Student Council is hosting it...

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