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Dancing Without D

Dancing Without D

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Music fades and applause fills the PAC at another performance from the Celebrities dance team. As the girls wait for the curtain to close, they hold their poses and look off to the side to see their director, Coach Stacy Danielson- one of the a pairs of clapping hands that matters most. Danielson...

That’s Not My Name

That’s Not My Name

Estefani Rios, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Throughout the 20 days that school has been in session, attendance has been taken about 80 times. During this time, names have been called, and some were mispronounced, possibly resulting in those students making a face and replying “here” to the wrong name. Senior Vaniya Khan said that her name is the...

Expectation vs Reality: Fish Edition

Expectation vs Reality: Fish Edition

Nithila Ilangovan, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories, Uncategorized

From Mean Girls and Clueless to High School Musical, there are many films to blame for students’ perceptions of high school. Going into the fourth week of school, it is time to compare the expectations and realities of high school from none other than the freshman class. Freshman Keelin Garner said tha...

Breaking News: Teachers Like to Read, Too

Breaking News: Teachers Like to Read, Too

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories, Uncategorized

When a choir teacher goes home, they sing. When an algebra teacher goes home, they do math. When an English teacher goes home, they read. This is a common perception students have, that teachers spend their spare time only on the subject they teach. However this past July, English and Capstone t...

Death down the hall

Death down the hall

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Blood spattered across the tile and pills laying just feet away from a syringe. Crime scene tape stretched wall to wall. On Monday, shocked faces lined the halls as students spotted Anna Garcia’s body for the first time in the upstairs alcove of the A-building. However, this shock was soon wiped ...

Meat Dreams

Meat Dreams

Gillian Corona, Reporter

June 8, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Recent Stories, Top Stories

“I was eating a chicken leg inside a movie theater!” Those are the words that vegetarian, junior Deana Trautz, had used to describe a dream she had one night. She’s been a vegetarian for almost a year, and says that these "meat dreams" are quite common. "I've had dreams where I'm eating c...

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Deana Trautz, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, Humans of CP, Student Life, Top Stories

Summers may be filled with trips to the pool and Netflix marathons, but freshman Will Lambert’s summer will pan out a bit differently. In July, Lambert will be flying for 19 hours with his tenor saxophone to Sydney, Australia to perform at the Sydney Opera House. This is all possible because Manuel San Luis...

Run for the Funds

Run for the Funds

Sydney Miner, Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under CPHS News, Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Staying active has been a part of juniors Leah Wilcox and Jennifer Han's lives since they were little. This year, the girls joined to encourage a healthy lifestyle for others. Wilcox and Han organized the "Beat the Heat Fun Run" which will happen on Saturday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults and...

Students Speak Out For National Walkout Day

Students Speak Out For National Walkout Day

Sydney Miner, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Over 2,600 schools across the United States walked out of their classrooms at 10:00 a.m. on April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting 19 years ago. These students were protesting for gun law reform and the “congressional, state, and local failures to take action to prevent gun violence,” a...

Sophomore Receives Award for Sculpture

Sophomore Receives Award for Sculpture

Garrett Wilson, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Sophomore artist Mary Paige Perry was recognized on April 19 at the Leander City Council Meeting for winning the Earth Day Sculpture competition. Her sculpture "The Bear" won her $150 in the contest hosted by Clawson Disposal Systems and the Leander Public Arts Commission. “My strategies for making my ...

Humans of CP: Sam Muir

Humans of CP: Sam Muir

Perry Jamail, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of CP, Recent Stories, Student Life, Top Stories

Juggling early morning football practices, afterschool baseball practices and a top one-percent class rank, junior Sam Muir dedicates himself to performing well both inside and outside of the classroom. Holding a position on both the baseball and football teams for the past three years, Muir says th...

Horse Judging Team Advances to State Meet

Horse Judging Team Advances to State Meet

Perry Jamail, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Features, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

After a second place finish in the district competition, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Horse Judging team competed in the area seven meet, placing seventh out of 65 teams, and are advancing to the state competition on Saturday. The state meet which will be held in Lubbock will consist of th...

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