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

Standing in front of the DigiPen Institute of Technology sign in Redmond, Washington, senior Simon Moss visits the college campus on a trip to Seattle. While visiting the school, Moss got to see what different programs DigiPen offers more in depth and meet new people. “[DigiPen] is going to be great because everyone that was accepted got invited to a discord [server] and everyone has been able to talk to each other and get to know everyone,” Moss said. “I don’t want to be in a campus where they have too many fields and people have different interests, but here everyone is very like minded.” (Photo courtesy of Simon Moss)

Jumping into the Matrix

Kyra Plas, Guest Reporter May 25, 2023

All it takes is a few seconds to be transported into a digital world. With video games providing an outlet for countless hours of endless creativity and imagination, it’s incredible to think that a team...

Senior Nick Doluisio prepares to take his final bow as a drum major for the CPHS band. On Nov. 5, 2022, the CPHS band ended the marching season with BOA San Antonio. “The role of the drum major and what it has provided me the opportunities to do is just so fulfilling,” Doluisio said. (Photo courtesy of Kate Noren)

Not Quite the Final Bow

Grace Courtright, Guest Reporter May 25, 2023

It’s been seven years since the 2023 senior class was in sixth grade, and like most of the award-winning band, senior Nick Doluisio has been in a band class since then. He has two state titles and countless...

Singing on stage senior Brady Allen performs in Big Fish, where he played a lead role as Will Bloom that lead him to a nomination in the category for male leads at the Heller Awards for Young Artists. Throughout his high school experience Allen was involved in many different productions and plans to continue his career in theatre as he attends the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.  I’m really excited,” Allen said. “I think the community in New York is going to be a big change, but also really fun and inviting. I’m excited to also just focus on the arts and not really have to worry about school and be around other people who are really invested in the arts.

Setting the Stage

Isa Morgan, Reporter May 25, 2023

From behind the scenes in tech, to front and center playing the lead role, senior Brady Allen has worked his way to the very top in the theatre department. While he’s been involved in theatre from his...

Senior Miranda Moser showcases her future at Middlebury College for her senior pictures with a smile. Moser has been swimming competitively for eight years and will continue to pursue swimming in her future. “I was really excited,” said Moser. “I had been doing the recruiting process for a long time and Middlebury was my top choice, so It felt like all my hard work paid off.”

One Smart Cookie

Ava Callaway, Reporter May 25, 2023

Her alarm goes off at 5 a.m. By the time she puts her head back on her pillow, it’s 11 p.m. In between those times, she does everything from swimming to studying to singing. Senior Miranda Moser...

A picture of a replica of rider Fabio Quartararo’s racing bike at Circuit of the Americas during the MotoGP weekend which occurred from April 14-16. Quartararo won the 2021 MotoGP World Championship. He joined the Yamaha racing team in 2020 after replacing Valentino Rossi, a MotoGP legend. Quartararo is loved among fans and is currently placed in ninth with 49 points.

Rise of Motorsports

Heidi Williams, Reporter May 25, 2023

Whether it's the sound of a V10 engine in a Porsche, a rotary engine in a Mazda or a V4 engine in a Ducati, engines are all capable of turning the heads of many people for miles.  Though only those...

Trophy in hand, senior Ethne Barnes wins first place at DECA’s international competition. Barnes got highly involved in many of the communities at Cedar Park after transferring from a small private school as a freshman, she has now spent four years giving back to them. “My favorite thing about DECA is the people,” Barnes said. “I want people to feel as excited about DECA as I did that first day. So it was really important to me that our chapter grow and expand to get even more people within the school talking about DECA. Our chapter has achieved some pretty great things and I think we deserve recognition for it, every club at this school does.”

Part Of The Pack

Paisley Schalles, Guest Reporter May 24, 2023

Think back to age four, lost in Costco, frantically searching for your mom while crowds of strangers quickly pass around you. That’s how senior Ethne Barnes describes her first day at Cedar Park. “In...

Smiling for the camera, the varsity boys and girls 4x4 relay teams take a picture as they both win first place in the 4x4 at the district championship. As a whole, the boys team ended up in second place in district and the girls team ended the season as district champions. “It is just nice to have those teammates that are always there for you and always pick you up because they understand what youre going through,” junior Avery Allmer said. “I love having teammates and coaches that always support you and genuinely want the best for you.”

Sorry, I’ve Got To Run

Penny Moreno, Reporter May 24, 2023

The runners stand in their positions, waiting for the starter pistol to signal that the relay has begun. As the first leg of the race takes off, she works to get a lead and keep a consistent time. As she...

While feeling the rush of emotions after reaching 100 wins in his wrestling career, senior and varsity wrestler Kane Sistrunk celebrates his win against Comal Canyon. Attaining this achievement is a rare occurrence in the high school wrestling world. “It was super relieving because I knew there were celebrations and fun things like that,” Sistrunk said. “My best friend was telling everyone I had 99 wins before the match, which is nerve-racking [to try and meet everyone’s expectation of me reaching 100]. It was super fulfilling to get [the win].”
(Photo courtesy of Kane Sistrunk)

A State of Mind

Jordan Garza, Guest Reporter May 24, 2023

The smell of blood and sweat fills the room as the spectators cheer the match on. After a tense fight, the bodies on the floor finally stand and the ref raises the arm of the winner, his name being screamed...

“Beau is Afraid” is the third feature film from horror director Ari Aster, known for nail-biting films like Hereditary and Midsommar. Hhowever, unlike his previous horror-oriented films, Beau is Afraid is an odd mix between surrealist nightmare and shockingly funny comedy. With quite the mixed reception, a three hour runtime, and its status as a box-office bomb with reports of people walking out the theater, I was cautiously optimistic but had no idea what kind of wild ride I was getting myself into.

The Greatest Three-Hour Fever Dream I’ve Ever Watched

Jack Polishook, Reporter May 24, 2023

"Beau Is Afraid" is so much to process in one sitting. Almost three hours long, this surrealist nightmare of a movie manages to combine so many emotions all at once. This movie would go from feeling downright...

Sitting and smiling, Amani Graham takes her senior pictures on the Cedar Park High School track. Graham said that she has always wanted to pursue track as a college career and SFA is the perfect place for her. “I fell in love with SFA, Graham said. ”The campus immediately felt like home. It was a place I could see myself growing not only as an athlete but an individual as well, and I am really excited to start there next fall.”
(Photo Courtesy of Amani Graham)

Best Season Yet

Branae Jackson, Guest Reporter May 23, 2023

Hoping the rain holds off, senior Amani Graham stretches, shakes and mentally prepares herself for the gun to go off as she lines up for her second race of the day. Even though she had already run the...

Standing in front of an F-16 fighting falcon, senior Tyler Clifton takes a tour of the U.S Air Force Academy in Colorado on April 28. He said that this tour was a part of his trip to Colorado Springs where he got to see the town and meet other incoming cadets. “This plane is one of the four in the Terrazzo or courtyard of the campus,” Clifton said. “The tour was a lot of fun and made me sure of my choice in college. (Photo Courtesy of Tyler Clifton)

Soaring Into Next Year

Anna Pribyla, Guest Reporter May 23, 2023

“Aim High… Fly-Fight-Win” is the motto of the US Air Force, and that is just what senior Tyler Clifton has done for the past four years, which led to his appointment to the US Air Force Academy in...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 premiered in theaters on Friday, May 5th. The third and final installment of the Guardians franchise, this film concluded the trilogy in the best way possible. A tale about family and humanity, this movie hits all the feels. I rate it 9 out of 10 stars!

Rocket Listens to Radiohead

Iliana Tangarova, Reporter May 23, 2023

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" begins with Rocket Racoon listening to the acoustic version of Creep by Radiohead. No, I’m not kidding. You read that right.  Straight from the bat, the film incorporates...

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