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A New Kind Of P.A.C.K.

A New Kind Of P.A.C.K.

Sydney Miner, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, Top Stories

With the negativity thrown around on the news and our society, the P.A.C.K, which stands for People Advocating Caring and Kindness, was founded earlier this year by seniors Mason Brooks and Trajaan Chase to promote positivity in the school. The idea for the organization came about when they were sitting ...

Just Wing It

Just Wing It

Deana Trautz, Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Looking down the makeup aisle at common grocery stores, the racks are lined with neutral eyeshadow pallets and black eyeliner. Though these products seem to be what sells to the typical makeup user, junior Cameron Davis and sophomore Lexie Stewart are not buying. Neutral tones set the foundation for both of...

Door Always Open

Door Always Open

Deana Trautz, Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Four classrooms sit in the back of the science building in a plain and white tiled hallway. In one of them is a Game of Thrones loving biology teacher that makes the time for his students’ well being. Adam Babich creates a safe environment out of his room where students can come to talk, de-stress and...

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

Sydney Miner, Reporter

September 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Homecoming: An American tradition full of mums, dancing, football and a lot of school spirit. At Cedar Park, all of these things are a big deal and something to look forward to for many students. But what about people who aren’t from Cedar Park, Texas or even America? For junior exchange student Van...

Spend Less, Jingle More

Spend Less, Jingle More

Deana Trautz, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Green, black and sparkly ribbons spread across the kitchen table. Bells jingling and glue gun burns. For many high school students, making a mum is part of what makes their homecoming. Supplies for mums can be bought at nearby craft stores such as Hobby Lobby, Michael’s and Joanne’s. However during ...

Celebrating Cedar Park’s Twentieth Year Open

Jessica Mick, Reporter

September 12, 2017


Filed under CPHS News, Features

It’s Cedar Park’s 20th birthday. And everyone is invited. When the doors opened for the first time back in the fall of 1998, the student body was only freshmen and sophomores for the first two years. Over the years the campus underwent a building expansion, gained new staff members and student...

A Last Message From The Senior Class

A Last Message From The Senior Class

Carlie Morgan, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In these last few days of high school, seniors are looking back on their time here. Some with joy, some with sadness, some wishing they had the time to do all the things they didn’t get the chance to. With the knowledge the senior class has now, their underclassmen years would have been a breeze, but s...

Humans of CP: Hannah Stein

Humans of CP: Hannah Stein

Jordy Peterson, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Humans of CP, Most Recent, Recent Stories

Not only is sophomore Hannah Stein an all AP student, she’s also a dancer at Impact Dance Company. Stein has juggled between studying for AP Psychology tests and late night dance practices, while still maintaining active in her church, social life and as a leader of multiple clubs at Cedar Park. ...

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Carlie Morgan, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

With summer fast approaching students are starting to think about their plans for the break. Amid music festivals and beach trips, some students have decided to add a summer job to their schedule. From earning some extra cash to simply having something to do, the students of CP have a number of reasons ...

Political Orientation: Does It Matter?

Political Orientation: Does It Matter?

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, News, Opinion, Top Stories

Political Orientation: Does It Matter? Never ask a woman her weight, adults their salary or friends their political orientation. That was the mantra that many students were taught from a young age. Yet, with social media, political orientation is becoming more prominent to one’s social status and...

Northwestern Acquires skillful Pianist Eunice Lee

Northwestern Acquires skillful Pianist Eunice Lee

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Eunice Lee: The classically trained pianist with a passion for her musical craft and a skillful mind in the field of academics. Playing the piano serves as a major factor in her life, something she defines as a roller coaster of emotions that can leave her with feelings of overwhelming joy along with ...

Behind the Camera of CPHS News: Zach Burleson

Behind the Camera of CPHS News: Zach Burleson

Houston Fuller, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Journalism within a school can have an enormous impact on the student body and how they receive information. Senior Zach Burleson has been a part of broadcast class for the majority of his high school career and has helped shape the culture of CPHS. His job within the class has been to operate the mysterious...

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