The Wolfpack

Young Wings

Young Wings

Lacie Perry, Reporter

March 26, 2020

The gusts of wind created by the propellers of the airplane wafts through the vents that had just been pushed opened, marking off yet another item from the checklist that has to be followed before take off. Each step that is followed ensures a sense of safety for the pilot and the passengers. Going over ...

College In High School

College In High School

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 ...

“A Tradition of Excellence”

“A Tradition of Excellence”

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Arms up, instruments set, deep breaths. After dedicating 22 years to the school and the band program, head band director Steve Wessels officially announced on Feb. 18 that he will be retiring at the end of the year.  Wessels' legacy at Cedar Park began when he started teaching band in 1998. Six...

Music Affects the World

Music Affects the World

Noah Hedges, Reporter

March 2, 2020

The room is silent. The only focus is on the marimba which resides on the stage of the performing arts center. Thoughts run through the performer's mind, about all of the hours devoted to the audition. For senior percussionists, Cole Sylvester and Jonathan Kauffman, this music and nerve enhanced enviro...

Celebrating Heritage and History

Celebrating Heritage and History

Emily Mahoney, Reporter

February 27, 2020

What was at first a showcase of student art became a spectacle of inspiration and celebration of black excellence thanks to numerous speakers and talented community members taking part in the event. Orchestrated by Glenn High School’s Black Student Union, the Black History celebration on Feb. ...

A Space For All

A Space For All

Kieren Garner, Reporter

February 26, 2020

In order to make every student feel safe and included, Coach Donny Ott and ICAP teacher Shanna Walker have created a P.E class that integrates both ICAP students and General Education (Gen Ed) students into a single class period. This ensures that every student feels like they have a place at school and...

Cheering for the Nation

Cheering for the Nation

Ava Caldwell, Reporter

February 20, 2020

With flags, signs and stunts up in the air, cheer attended their first ever national competition from Feb. 7-8. The team placed eighth in the nation. After placing fourth in regionals in November and fifth in state in January, cheer used their motivation from state to be successful at nationals. ...

Nets Cut and Trophies Hoisted

Nets Cut and Trophies Hoisted

Noah Hedges, Reporter

February 18, 2020

As the 2019-2020 regular season comes to a close, the team won the district title again for the second year in a row. The last game for the class of 2020 seniors was played in the Timberdome Friday, and the night was capped off as the whole team hoisted the district trophy and cut the net for the dis...

Works of Heart

Works of Heart

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

February 17, 2020

For years, the Scholastic Art and Writing Competition has given high school students a chance to demonstrate their creativity through artistic and written pieces. There are many categories within the competition, and students can submit anything from photography, ceramics, or short stories.  Afte...

Your Vote Is Your Voice

Your Vote Is Your Voice

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Turning 18 years old comes with many freedoms and responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is the right to vote, and for eligible upperclassmen, this year will be their first time voting in a primary election and the presidential election. In hopes to reinforce the importance of voting, on Ja...

Making An Impact

Making An Impact

Kieren Garner, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Each year, Health Occupations Students of America, also known as HOSA creates a project where groups of students strive to create a lasting effect on the community through their research. This year for the annual HOSA project, senior Layla Ismail decided to use her project to create awareness of Alzheime...

Taking Real Life Risks

Taking Real Life Risks

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...

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School
Features