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Student Council's full list of 2021 - 2022 officers. Junior Riley Pritzlaff, previously the junior class president, will be promoted to student body president.

In With the New

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter May 26, 2021

On April 14, the Student Council revealed their choices for the 2021 - 2022 officers. The list saw choices from previous years. For example, Administrative Director Aashna Ravi and junior class president...

Junior Hemani Goje poses in front of a classroom with a HerDrive donation box. Donation boxes like these are available for students in front of classrooms throughout the school, and the items will be donated to women's shelters to provide hygienic support. “I really hope that we, the community of Cedar Park, donate and impact the betterment of the community, Goje said. “By giving resources to the women in shelters, I want to be able to empathize with them and support the often understocked shelters.”

Her Needs Come First

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter May 6, 2021

Aiming to make lives better, juniors Hemani Goje, Arina Gart, Hailey Bowerman, Lindsey Lopez and Vista Ridge High School student Elif Sahin have partnered with HerDrive, a nonprofit organization that aims...

Next to the NCA trophy, the varsity cheer squad shows off their medals and NCA jackets. The team competed in the Game Day category against teams all over the country, ultimately placing first.

Go Big or Go Home

Rachana Kommineni, Reporter April 21, 2021

After months of preparation and perfecting their routine, the varsity cheer team was named Game Day Varsity NCA National Champions in March. They were also awarded the technical excellence award and best...

A sample essay prompt for the English II STAAR exam is shown. English Teacher Lauren Madrid said believes that her students are prepared to take the exam.

STAAR-Gazing

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter April 21, 2021

Tomorrow, high school students will take the English II STAAR test. All eyes are on the Texas Education Agency as they plan to administer the STAAR digitally at monitored test sites. Even though many students...

Paying attention to the computer screen, sophomore Gautham Saravanan and senior Charlie Alpert prepare for the UIL academic district meet. Saravanan, Alpert and sophomores Alex Thummalapalli and Eshan Bharadwaj  placed first as a team at the meet and will compete at the regional competition later this month.

Soaring to Excellence

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

This‌ ‌year,‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌COVID-19‌ ‌restrictions,‌ ‌practice‌ ‌competitions‌ ‌and‌ ‌team‌ ‌preparation‌ ‌opportunities‌ ‌have‌ ‌been‌ ‌limited‌...

When the new assistant principal position became available after the departure of former AP Mitizi Powell, AP Allen Stewart jumped at the opportunity. For Stewart, getting the position meant he accomplished his dream of becoming an AP in LISD. “I sought out this school district on purpose because I did my research, and in my opinion and my research basically led me to view LISD as the number one school district to be in for an educator for someone in this profession like myself,” Stewart said. “What I’m looking forward to most is just continuing the positive spirit at the school, the positive culture at the school and building on that.

A New AP on the Block

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

As students pass the front office and continue onto the westside of the school, floor to wall windows open up to the assistant principals’ offices. Joining Mr. Rogers, Mrs. Back, Mr. Pearce and Mrs....

The 2020 - 2021 TMEA All-State placers receive congratulations from the Wolfpack Staff. Adalia Stiglich, who qualified for TMEA earlier this year, is left out.

CPHS Talent Places at State Level

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter March 3, 2021

This year was TMEA All-State Orchestra’s first auditions to be conducted completely online - students had a window of five days to record their pieces and submit them to TMEA. Four students from CPHS...

Every school's healthcare workers receives a vaccine per LISD health guidelines. Vaccination has been part of the district's plan to fight COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccine Administered in LISD

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter February 12, 2021

School nurse Tara Frost received a vaccination as part of Leander Independent School District’s new policy that all district workers who are age 65 and over are able to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.  The...

Expanding the senior-exclusive program, COOL Week, COOL Experiences combines both virtual and hands-on career exploration. Transition Coordinator Chriss Hexter said that both upperclassmen and underclassmen can find benefits in the program, especially with the ability to attend multiple COOL Experience offerings.

A COOL Revamp

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Every year seniors have the opportunity to shadow a professional in the career they are most interested in during Career Opportunities On Location week (COOL Week) in the spring semester. However as of...

As her daughter, Aven Powell, pretends to be a CPHS News Reporter, AP Mitzi Powell smiles on the sidelines of Gupton Stadium in 2019. After three and a half years as assistant principal at CPHS, Powell is leaving to take the job as the district's Career Development Coordinator.

Little Firecracker

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2020

She has spent 6,837,339 minutes at CPHS as a teacher, transition coordinator and an assistant principal, and in less than 3,019 minutes, she will move on to the next step in her career.  Assistant...

Being eligible to vote this year, many seniors took the 2020 election as a way to have their voices heard. Some voted early from Oct.13 to Oct. 30 and others voted on general election day on Nov. 3. “I felt excited [to cast my vote] and I was hoping everyone who had not yet previously voted would go out and vote,” senior Maddy Helm said. “Every election is important, but [because of] the times our country is facing right now, I felt it was very important to cast my vote and to have my voice heard.”

Gen Z Takes on 2020 Election

Estefani Rios, Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2020

For the first time, seniors were able to be involved in a major election starting with early voting from Oct.13 to Oct. 30 and on general election day, Nov. 3.  Senior Kate Schulle took the opportunity...

Wrestling Booster Club President Jason Malmquist directs cars to the paper shredder and supervises the event. Malmquist considers the paper shredding fundraiser to be beneficial to both the wrestlers and the team, as personal connections are strengthened. “Other sports tend to do things a lot as a team,” Malmquist said. “In wrestling, we do have a team, such as team scoring. But this gives them a chance to bond, spend some time together, and it’s always fun to do something like this together. We think it’s important that the wrestlers are the ones raising the money. When they are here themselves, they actually have to come out and do something, and we think that [it’s] great that they put in [effort]for their own team.”

Shred for a Buck

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter October 19, 2020

The CPHS Wrestling Booster Club discovered a new fundraising tactic: shredding paper. On Oct. 17, the booster club held its annual Shred Day from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. in the CPHS parking lot.  Attendees could...

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