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

The new Tech Theater teacher Zeph Kenna smiles in front of his desk during an interview. After teaching science in Coppell and working in community theaters, there’s a lot of excitement towards starting his new job, according to Kenna. “This is the first time that Ive been kind of involved in a large program like this,” Kenna said. “I used to be able to just kind of teach my class and go on my way. In this case, Im involved in something a lot bigger.”

Behind the Scenes of the Behind the Scenes

Caleb Taylor, Reporter September 30, 2022

The show must go on. Despite a staff change midway through last year’s season, the school’s theater program put on eight different shows in the span of eight months. However, those kinds of numbers...

On Sept. 8, senior Kate Pape was given was recognized by the mayor of Cedar Park, Jim Penniman-Morin, for being the first female in the Cedar Park and Northshore district to earn the Eagle Scout rank. The mayor gave a speech at the Cedar Park City Hall and signed the award acknowledging the work she put in to achieve this goal in only three years, which is rarely done. “Scouts has made me more confident and comfortable when I’m in groups,” Pape said. “I am also more comfortable in taking the lead in the things that I do. It has also helped me with my independence, meaning I don’t mind doing things myself half the time.”

Once an Eagle, Always an Eagle

Penny Moreno, Reporter September 14, 2022

She walks across the stage proudly with a big grin as the crowd cheers to celebrate her. Smiles greet her everywhere she goes as she walks around, a changed person from the accomplishment she achieved.  On...

Smiling for her senior photos, Ally JohnPress celebrates her final year of high school at the 360 Bridge. This year, JohnPress served as editor-in-chief of the Wolfpack newspaper and worked to become a SNO Distinguished Site, which the staff achieved on Feb. 3. “Honestly, I worked tirelessly to achieve our SNO Distinguished Site award, and I could not have been happier when I got the notification on Twitter saying ‘Congratulations to the CPHS Wolfpack for achieving the SNO Distinguished Site award,’” JohnPress said. “When I knew I was going to be editor-in-chief, this was my absolute number one goal, and it is just so satisfying to be able to say we achieved national recognition. It was difficult and time-consuming work for the staff and I, and I am so proud that we were able to accomplish this.”

Letter From the Editor

Tristan Hernandez, Guest Reporter May 25, 2022

Some say she’s got a little bit of an addiction, but she says it’s just love. She has 114 Jellycats - premium stuffed animals. She’s written over 50 articles and banked hundreds of hours as editor-in-chief....

Showing off his State medal, senior Tristan Hernandez poses with his ILPC Editor of the year award. Hernandez was a part of the yearbook staff for three years and served as editor-in-chief his senior year, as well as lead the UIL Journalism team as captain to win the State Championship on May 6. It was really nice to end my senior year by placing the highest and doing the best I have ever done, Hernandez said. I was also extremely excited to win the journalism team championship. Every member of the UIL Journalism team did so well, whether that be at an invitational or a UIL contest, and I’m so happy we did a full sweep of the District, Region and State Championships.

T-Dawg Takeover

Ally JohnPress, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2022

He texts like a sorority president.  He is the president of Tau Psi Beta yearbook sorority and the captain of the UIL Journalism team. He is the editor-in-chief of the Tracks Yearbook. He was named...

Holding up her medals, senior Arina Gart finishes HOSA competition season. HOSA advanced to the state level this year. I’ve wanted to be in the medical field for forever,” Gart said. “But this year, since I was in practicum, I got a lot more experience. We also participated in the Medical Reserve Corps, so we partnered with them and we made first-aid kits for the visually impaired, and that experience made me realize it was something I really wanted to do in the future.

Say Yes to Everything

Sarah Johnson, Guest Reporter May 24, 2022

Coming to CPHS halfway through her freshman year, senior Arina Gart came prepared to succeed. With a passion for art, and a love for helping others, Gart was ready to say yes to any opportunity that came...

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...

Lifting his trombone in the air, senior Collin Borenstein plays Metalshop at the Homecoming game against Cedar Ridge Sept. 8. Borenstein served as the brass section leader for the band this year. “It was a lot of fun,” Borenstein said. “We had a year of COVID-19 and there was no work and no socialization. Everyone got back in 2021 and people could have chosen not to buy in or to talk with each other, but everyone wanted to buy in and everyone was willing to put in a lot of work.”

Let’s Kick Some Brass

Tristan Hernandez and Sarah Johnson May 23, 2022

The lights coming from the ceiling of the Alamodome are blinding. Adrenaline is high as the seniors prepare to compete for their last time at state. Senior Collin Borenstein hears the drum majors count...

 Sporting their Bobcat pride, seniors Emma Frith and Lauren Dane show off their future school, Texas State University. The duo are known to work backstage in tech during theatre productions, with Dane mainly manning costume design and occasionally lights, and Frith in the stage manager position. “Im super sad that this is my last year working with Emma because it’s what brought us together,” Dane said. “But I’m so excited to go to college with her and see everything she does as she continues with theatre. I really love the friendship Emma and I have and I want to keep it through college.”

Double Trouble

Isa Morgan, Reporter May 20, 2022

It's everyone’s dream to work with their best friends, and for seniors Lauren Dane and Emma Frith, that’s what they’ve been doing for the past three years; working backstage in tech during theatre...

Showing off his skills, senior Jacob Swoboda looks for an open teammate. He will continue his basketball career in the fall at Oklahoma City University. “I’m super excited to get to play in college and continue my lifelong passion and dream that I’ve put so much time and effort into,” Swoboda said. “It’s sad knowing it’s my last season here after spending so much time in the program. I’m going to miss the moments with my teammates and getting to spend time working hard with them on the court, but also the memories made together off the court.”

Senior Send Off

Rowan Rodriguez, Guest Reporter May 19, 2022

Dribbling and dodging through players, senior Jacob Swoboda brings the ball up to court to make another 3 pointer. Racing back and forth throughout the game Swoboda leads the team throughout his last season...

Eyes on the ball, senior Kymorah Carter looks to pass the ball. Carter has helped lead her select volleyball team for seven years and implemented those leadership skills to showcase herself during the college recruiting process.  “These skills I learned helped me to speak up for myself and pushed me to be the best I could possibly be during the process,” Carter said. “Having the opportunity to be in these leadership positions  has helped me grow tremendously and to be comfortable in my own skin.”

Leading to Success

Lauren Dillon, Guest Reporter May 19, 2022

Team captain, warm up captain, tournament captain, president of two clubs, and a Division I recruit. After having a crucial leadership role for her select volleyball team for seven years, Carter decided...

Standing on a podium, senior Kevin Adams receives a 2nd place Track UIL State Championship medal for discus. Adams competed on May 13 and threw a new personal best in discus with a throw of 187 feet and 4 inches. “With this being my third time at State, I knew what I was going into and knew where my head needed to be going into my events,” Adams said. “Overall my State experiences were fun and I’m going to miss having another year to try and win.”

Getting the Move On

Emi Cachila, Guest Reporter May 18, 2022

Two sports. Two teams. One passion. One unexpected side hobby. Senior Kevin Adams is most notably recognized on social media and across the district for his record-setting athletic abilities. Adams,...

Playing his saxophone, senior Jacob Cohen performs at one of the outdoor pep rallies. Cohen, who has been playing the saxophone since middle school, was named co-grand champion for Cedar Park’s soloist competition this year. Although he will not be majoring in music at University of Texas at Austin, he said he still wants to pursue it. “I want to continue playing the saxophone because it’s always been a passion of mine,” Cohen said. “I’m excited to meet new people in the band world, [make] new relationships and [get] involved in the college band experience.”

Tuned In to Win

Ally JohnPress, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2022

As the stage light centers, he adjusts his sheet music and lifts his instrument to his lips. He glances around at his fellow saxophone players and takes a deep breath before playing the starting note,...

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