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Feeling Empowered Behind the Screen Now Results in Punishment

Feeling Empowered Behind the Screen Now Results in Punishment

Deana Trautz, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Cruel words used to be at the tip of our tongues, but nowadays they are at the tip of our thumbs. With one tap of a button, one can share, post, tweet or snap about anything they please. After the linking of cyberbullying to the suicide of 16-year-old David Molak in Texas, a new law has been put in...

Halloween Party Animals

Halloween Party Animals

Deana Trautz, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Livestock isn’t the only lively thing about FFA. Along with their monthly meetings on every third Tuesday, the group has annual holiday parties such as their Halloween party  on Oct. 17. Bringing the students together, FFA played games such as Wrap the Mummy and Musical Chairs. In addition, each m...

Humans of CP: Coach Timothy Knicky

Humans of CP: Coach Timothy Knicky

Garrett Wilson, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Humans of CP, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Tim Knicky, our new Algebra II teacher, played professional football with the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals. To add on to the crazy story, Knicky went to CPHS in 2004 to start his football career. When asked why he came back to CPHS and teach, he replied saying,"There...

Cross Country Dominates in District Meet

Cross Country Dominates in District Meet

Perry Jamail, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Clubs and Organizations, News, Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Looking like bolts of lightning-fast green and black, multiple Cedar Park Cross Country teams finish in first place at the 2017 district meet. On Friday, Oct. 13, four Cedar Park teams won in district competitions. Boy’s freshman, junior varsity, and varsity teams all came away with first place wins ...

Cedar Park Challenge Coins Added for Staff Appreciation

Cedar Park Challenge Coins Added for Staff Appreciation

Perry Jamail, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The administrative team is implementing a new way to reward teachers and staff members for their much-appreciated hard work: Challenge Coins. In an email informing staff members of this upcoming system to show staff appreciation, Assistant Principal Phillip Pearce, who borrowed the idea from past sc...

Humans of CP: Hannah Stein

Humans of CP: Hannah Stein

Jordy Peterson, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Humans of CP, Most Recent, Recent Stories

Not only is sophomore Hannah Stein an all AP student, she’s also a dancer at Impact Dance Company. Stein has juggled between studying for AP Psychology tests and late night dance practices, while still maintaining active in her church, social life and as a leader of multiple clubs at Cedar Park. ...

Bryson Tiller Releases Mediocre Album “True to Self”

Bryson Tiller Releases Mediocre Album “True to Self”

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief

May 31, 2017


Filed under Most Recent, Recent Stories, Reviews, Top Stories

R&B singer, Bryson Tiller, released his album “True to Self” on May 26, a month early from the actual release date. I was quite excited when I heard that it had already come out, but when I listened to it, I really wasn’t all that impressed. Normally, when I find out that an artist I enjoy has come out wi...

Students Create Climate Change Innovations

Students Create Climate Change Innovations

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Most Recent, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

For their last project, Doc McPherson’s EcoAudit and Environmental Systems classes created their own experiments with designs that help mitigate climate change. Their efforts allowed them to receive grants from a nonprofit organization called Ecorise,and their projects were revealed in the lecture ha...

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Students Balance Jobs With Summer Plans

Carlie Morgan, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, News, Recent Stories

With summer fast approaching students are starting to think about their plans for the break. Amid music festivals and beach trips, some students have decided to add a summer job to their schedule. From earning some extra cash to simply having something to do, the students of CP have a number of reasons ...

Matt Johnson and Wheeler Peak

Matt Johnson and Wheeler Peak

Nick Hedges, Reporter

May 24, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Top Stories

Just under a hundred miles from Santa Fe, Wheeler Peak soars 13,000 feet into the sky. There isn’t a taller summit in New Mexico. Standing at the base of the mountain is senior Matt Johnson, unsure of the daunting task he faces. He’s about to attempt to climb every foot of Wheeler. Dangerous slop...

Northwestern Acquires skillful Pianist Eunice Lee

Northwestern Acquires skillful Pianist Eunice Lee

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Eunice Lee: The classically trained pianist with a passion for her musical craft and a skillful mind in the field of academics. Playing the piano serves as a major factor in her life, something she defines as a roller coaster of emotions that can leave her with feelings of overwhelming joy along with ...

Behind the Camera of CPHS News: Zach Burleson

Behind the Camera of CPHS News: Zach Burleson

Houston Fuller, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Most Recent, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Journalism within a school can have an enormous impact on the student body and how they receive information. Senior Zach Burleson has been a part of broadcast class for the majority of his high school career and has helped shape the culture of CPHS. His job within the class has been to operate the mysterious...

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