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

Performing on stage, junior Aidan Cox and senior Aidan Johnson act in Big Fish, theatres annual musical. The two said they are looking forward to the upcoming Heller Awards on April 19.  This year the theatre department was awarded five nominations for Big Fish. “It’s an incredible show,” Cox said. “Being in our number for Best Production last year was dreamlike with the wall of sound and applause from thousands of theatre kids and people from all over. All of our hard work will absolutely pay off when we hear the full orchestra and see the massive crowd of people there to watch it all happen.”

The Fish Goes Big

Isa Morgan, Reporter April 12, 2023

The annual Heller Awards for Young Artists are back April 19 at the Long Center in Austin, and the CP theatre department is returning with five nominations from their production of “Big Fish.” These...

Another Year in the Books

Cyrus Van Sickle, Reporter April 11, 2023

As the year comes to a close, there are a lot of things to look forward to.  For some, it may be dancing the night away with friends at Prom, while for others it may be getting their diploma on graduation...

Posing around the front office Timberwolf, the district champion UIL team celebrates their team and individual wins. The district UIL Academics competition took place on March 24, 25 and 30 and Cedar Park has 25 students advancing to Regionals on April 21-22 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. “I had a lot of fun and I’m excited to continue onto Region,” senior Ashley Chikkala said.

UIL Academics: District Destroyers

Iliana V Tangarova, Reporter April 10, 2023

For the second year in a row, the UIL Academics team are 25-5A district champions. "I'm very happy and pleased with the success that we've had the past two years," AP United States History teacher and...

Arguing with one another during the climax of the play, seniors Claire Poulter and Bryelle Swift perform in the public performance of “The Children’s Hour.” With some students acting together since middle school, the 2023 UIL One-Act Play Competition will be the last outing for some of the thespian seniors. It feels completely surreal that this is my last show,” Poulter said. Theater has been such a huge part of my life, this will be show number 22 in the past seven years, and leaving it all behind is super hard. I’ve loved the relationships I’ve made and the stories I’ve been able to share, I’m just super thankful for the whole experience.” (Photo by Anthony Luparello)

The Children’s Hour

Anthony Luparello, Reporter March 24, 2023

Lights shining upon the glaring stage, set pieces stacked atop one another, and actors articulating their lines in front of the audience: These are some of the many aspects that theatre put in their production...

Posing for a picture, Key Club Officers hover around the banner. Key Club meets every first and third Wednesday of the month at 7:45 a.m. in Durden’s room at 5004. “The Key Club Officer team is great this year,” secretary Samantha Jameson said. “We have a great time together and have made many good memories while volunteering.”
(Photo Courtesy of @cedarpark.keyclub on Instagram)

What’s Up With Key Club

Iliana Tangarova, Reporter February 21, 2023

Though it sounds like a club for key connoisseurs, Key Club focuses on making an impact on and getting its members involved with the community. As a community service club, it aims to provide volunteer...

Junior Kaelyn Benz holds her show goat and sets up a profile view for the judges at the FFA Jackpot event on Nov. 7. In competitions like the FFA Jackpot and the Greater Leander FFA Show, students animals will be separated and will compete against other animals in the same class. “This allows the judge to see every angle of the sheep and how they’re built,” Benz said.

The Greatest Livestock Show

Cyrus Van Sickle, Reporter January 19, 2023

This year, FFA has been working with their animals and preparing for different shows and events as usual. Starting today and running through Saturday, is one of their bigger events, the Greater Leander...

With a smile on her face, junior Madi Cooper practices her music for theater’s musical “Big Fish.” The show will be Jan. 26 -28 at 7 p.m. in the PAC. “I love all the people in the theater department,” Cooper said. “I have never met a more determined and hard working group of people than those in theater, so many people are go-getters and achievers and it really helps our productions in the long term.”

Witches and Fishes

Ava Callaway, Reporter January 6, 2023

As the curtain rises, the sound of pebbles skipping over a river fills the auditorium. A heartwarming sight of a father and son skipping rocks on the river fills the PAC stage as the actors perform. Theatre’s...

Posing for a photo, theater students of all skills and interests compete in Thespians at the Gaylord Texan Resort. Students competed in a wide variety of events through every aspect of the production process. “If youre not necessarily great at acting, you could sing or you could dance,” senior Alexis Adams said. “If youre not necessarily great at dancing, you could act, so its inclusive for everybody.” (Photo Courtesy of CPHS Booster Club)

Nationals Bound

Jack Polishook, Reporter December 13, 2022

The bright stage lights pierce through the darkness of the auditorium. Theater students from all across Texas gather along with judges to gaze at hundreds of performances, anxious to be the next group...

A woodworking vendor shows off his creations at the annual Project Graduation Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 10. “We’ve been doing this since 2012, and so some of the vendors have actually reached out to us,” Project Graduation president Paula Hufford said. “A lot of them have been here year after year, [but] some of them are new. Some of them are [current] students or previous students, so theyre familiar with the event, and now they’ve started their own little businesses.”

A “Bazaar” Fundraiser

Caleb Taylor, Reporter December 13, 2022

Project Graduation. While it may sound like a government experiment on 18-year-olds, it’s actually a fun-filled evening, historically at Main Event, for the whole senior class. This year’s committee...

Mobile Maker Magic

Anthony Luparello, Reporter December 5, 2022

An app where Masterclass meets Duolingo, a search service for clean and safe bathrooms and a crypto-currency exchange software. These are only a few of the apps that students in the Mobile Makers program...

Pointing Fingers, junior Kira Griffin and senior Brady Allen argue on who the real killer is in the theatre departments production of A Games Afoot. Their annual dinner show was held on Nov 11 and 13 and invited audience members to enjoy a dinner and a show filled with mystery and murder. The show was good we sold out both nights, Allen said. It was weird process just because we had so much going on in the month of November and some people were very new to the process but as the upperclassmen kind of guided a few people we were able to get back on track and the show turned out really well.

Dinner, a Show… and a Murder

Isa Morgan, Reporter December 1, 2022

Even between balancing a haunted house, competitions and preparations for a spring musical, students still made time for two nights of mystery and murder. Alongside their normal stage performances, the...

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