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The Mental State

The Mental State

Kieren Garner, Reporter

April 2, 2020

Theater serves many purposes. It provides entertainment and acts as an outlet for creativity, but it also brings light to many issues. This year's UIL performance gave just that in their play, “The Mental State.” The play tackled mental health and school shootings, bringing up situations that man...

Ben Onstage

Ben Onstage

Morgan Kasel, Reporter

April 1, 2020

The lights grow dim, and voices become whispers. The curtains part, revealing the perfect onstage set up of a modern bedroom, and the actors immediately entice the audience with the character they portray. For freshman Ben McDanald, the stage represents a place of creativity and storytelling. McDanald...

Spring Break Extends Due to COVID-19

Spring Break Extends Due to COVID-19

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter

March 27, 2020

A current topic of conversation in daily life and in the news is the COVID-19 or Coronavirus. Since its discovery in Wuhan, China back in late 2019, it has caused massive shut downs in the economy, widespread panic in people around the globe, according to BBC. Coronaviruses were first identified du...

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 ...

Too COOL For School

Too COOL For School

Emily Mahoney, Reporter

March 23, 2020

After getting lost in the parking lot and nearly arriving late, I stepped into my COOL Week assignment- the quaint office building of Hill Country News- to be greeted by a swanky Richard Stone. Although students were encouraged to wear business casual garb (which I had raided Target for the prior wee...

Giving Back One Step At a Time

Giving Back One Step At a Time

Ruchi Sankolli, Reporter

March 13, 2020

Ever since her death in 2018, Stacy “D” Danielson left an everlasting legacy at CPHS. In her honor, the Celebrities Dance Team hosted a walking marathon to support the funding of cures for colon cancer on  Feb. 29.  “We started doing this walk two [years] ago,” Celebrities Dance Team Dir...

Reminiscing In Memories at Season’s End

Reminiscing In Memories at Season’s End

Addie Dawson, Reporter

March 12, 2020

The basketball season for both girls and boys Timberwolf teams has come to a close. The boys team traveled to Hearane on Feb. 28 to compete against Lake Creek High School for the area title and fell short while battling for the Area title, with a final score of 44-52. The next day, on Feb. 29, the L...

Slidin’ Into Soccer Season

Slidin’ Into Soccer Season

Ally JohnPress, Reporter

March 9, 2020

The whistle pierces through the air, signaling the start of a new play. The players sprint downfield, chasing the ball. Shouts to each other indicate the plan to score. The ball hits the ground and the colors of the jerseys fly through the air. One opportunity, one shot, one goal, the score to win the ...

“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...

Was The Moon Landing Just a Hoax?

Was The Moon Landing Just a Hoax?

Lacie Perry, Reporter

March 4, 2020

On July 16, 1969, a rocket called Apollo 11 was launched from a NASA facility in Florida, with a goal to land the first man on the moon. The landing of Apollo 11 marked an important time in history, and the entire thing was televised. Somehow, in the midst of it all, this led people to believe that the ...

Life Behind the Computer

Life Behind the Computer

Noah Hedges, Reporter

March 3, 2020

Music is playing lightly through her headphones. She works away her time on a computer, creating inspirational and amazing graphics, for anything that is asked of her. Junior Grace Eaton has shown her talent in Graphic Design enough to have the opportunity to learn more about her passion 1,656 miles a...

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