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Drumline Steals Third Place for Second Year in a Row

Drumline Steals Third Place for Second Year in a Row

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter

September 30, 2016


Filed under Clubs and Organizations, Features, Recent Stories, Top Stories

For the second year in a row, the Cedar Park High School drumline placed third in their competition in Dripping Springs on Sept. 17 with a performance they have been working on for months. Vandegrift took first place, while Cedar Ridge came in second. “I was very excited to win the outstanding ...

The Emoji Craze

Anjali Sundaram, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Top Stories

The first emoji was created around the year 1998, and the world was electrified. Emoji’s were all anyone would hear about, and text messages no longer carried messages about groceries but rather cute stickers of hearts and a yellow face crying with laughter. However, as technology advanced the craze...

Timber Teach Starts off Strong with a Large Staff

Timber Teach Starts off Strong with a Large Staff

Victoria Sananikone, Reporter

September 28, 2016


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Each day of the week after Oct. 1, students will have the opportunity to sign up through their DEN portal to study in the Timber Teach section of the library. Timber Teach is a student led organization that was created last year with the central goal to project a stress free zone of innovated students...

Wolves Hold Off East View to Extend Winning Streak

Wolves Hold Off East View to Extend Winning Streak

Nick Hedges, Reporter

September 22, 2016


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A lively homecoming crowd looked on as Cedar Park defeated East View 35-20 Friday night, Sept. 16, to improve to 4-0. For the first time this season, the Wolves really had to fight off stiff competition to earn a victory. East View, led by sophomore running back Zion Hester, fought hard and kept the...

7 Tips for Seniors Going Through the College Apps Process

7 Tips for Seniors Going Through the College Apps Process

Avery Deen, Reporter

September 21, 2016


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Start your essays early. As soon as you’ve decided you want to apply to a school, look at what essays they require and what the prompts are. You’ll want a lot of time to draft and edit your piece before submitting it. Get your essay edited by at at least two people. I suggest at least one friend a...

“Starry Night” Themed Homecoming Dance Stood Out From Previous Years

“Starry Night” Themed Homecoming Dance Stood Out From Previous Years

Jordy Peterson, Reporter

September 21, 2016


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Cedar Park students attended the “Starry Night” themed homecoming dance on Sept.17. Organized by Student Council, this year’s dance was held outside in the courtyard, instead of inside the cafeteria. Student Council knew that an outdoor dance would have its challenges, but they managed to pull it off...

Brent Grissom is Back in CP

Brent Grissom is Back in CP

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief

September 21, 2016


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The new school year brought a familiar face. Biology teacher Brent Grissom returned to his previous teaching position after spending a year in Hawaii. Grissom will no longer be teaching AP Biology; he will only have regular and Pre-AP for freshman. Many upperclassmen were pleased to have Grissom back. “He m...

Meet and Greet: Math

Avery Deen, Reporter

September 16, 2016


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The math department received two new teachers this year. Wendy Martinez Going into her fourth year teaching in LISD but her very first at CPHS, Martinez teaches Pre- AP geometry and statistics. She has been teaching since 1994 and has wanted to teach here for years as she watched her own child...

Student Council Plans “Starry Night” Homecoming

Student Council Plans “Starry Night” Homecoming

Mandi Bosse, CPHS News, Digital Content Manager

September 16, 2016


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This year's "starry night" Homecoming Dance, organized by Student Council, is expected to create a dreamy night under the stars Saturday. To contrast CPHS' usual homecoming dances, Student Council members says this year's event will stand out against the rest. “The goal of the dance this year is f...

Cedar Park Blanks Bastrop to Stay Undefeated

Cedar Park Blanks Bastrop to Stay Undefeated

Nick Hedges, Reporter

September 16, 2016


Filed under Recent Stories, Sports, Top Stories

Bastrop’s Memorial Stadium was the next venue to be hit by the black rain hurricane Friday, Sept. 9, as Cedar Park defeated the Bastrop Bears 30-0. Another lights out performance by the Timberwolf defense was coupled by a strong offensive showing in the second half. The Wolves made up for a slow start...

Meet and Greet: Electives

Houston Fuller, Reporter

September 15, 2016


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With the retirement of Jim Tarvin, the Broadcast program got a new teacher. Anthony Garcia Garcia previously worked at a news station in Waco before becoming a fellow Timberwolf. This is his first time teaching at a school, and he is ambitious about the future of the program. One of the first big c...

5 Tips for New Fish

Emilee Guernsey, Editor-in-chief

September 14, 2016


Filed under Recent Stories, Top Stories, Weekly List

Here are a couple of helpful tips for any incoming freshman. Pack your bags wisely. You don’t want an overload of things weighing you down everyday. Explore your options at lunch. Venture out, find new friends. Be unique to yourself. Don’t be afraid to show your true self. Never be afr...

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