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

The choir students smile for a group photo at Region in November. The choir recently participated in the pre-area auditions, and the top 15 candidates (10 for voice parts and six alternates) advanced to the Area auditions. “I am immensely proud,” Assistant Choir Director Victor Torres said. “I am so proud of them. We’ve been having Sectionals in here just about every day. The kids have been showing up, really working on their music.

In For The Long Run

Ruchi Sankolli, Assistant Editor January 7, 2022

After constant rehearsals and performances, the choir All-State Candidates advance to the next round of auditions for Area. Area is the next step for them in their journey to the All-State choir, which...

Coaching the Cedar Park Bulldogs, a youth football team, senior Eric Skinner discusses the plays with the team. As part of his training company, Skinner Elite Training, Skinner develops the skills of the next generation of football players. “‘Next play’ mentality means if you make a mistake that’s okay,” Skinner said. “The play is over and move on. It’s not about if you make a mistake or not, it’s about how you react and recover from that one mistake.”

My Turf is Yours

Rachana Kommineni, Reporter January 5, 2022

Playing sports from fifth grade through his freshmen year, senior Eric Skinner has gained a lot of real world experience to become a coach, ultimately leading up to the creation of his company Skinner...

Inspired by Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet,” “West Side Story” started off as a Broadway musical in 1957 and was then made into a film by the same name in 1961. Only recently has the film been remade with Steven Spielberg as director, starring actors Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler.

Something’s Coming, Something Good

Isa Morgan, Reporter December 21, 2021

Forbidden love, tragic deaths and fantastic dance scenes are all things to look forward to in Steven Spielberg's new rendition of the timeless musical "West Side Story." The film was released on Dec. 10...

 The new Lost in Space series was recreated around 50 years after the original, and around 25 years after the movie. This time, its with a TV Series adaptation on Netflix. I personally wish there was another season, as I absolutely love the show, from the plot to the acting.

Entertainment Amongst the Stars

Ty Cathey, Reporter December 20, 2021

Heartbreak, action-packed, redemption and alien robots was the only way I could describe the newest season of "Lost in Space." The show is a remake of a 1965 series, and there was also a movie in 1998....

Juniors Natalie Danton, Isa Morgan, Tessa Griffin and Ainsley Harlans four phones show this years Spotify Wrapped. This is an event that is released towards the beginning of December every year. “I thought it was fine [Spotify Wrapped], I felt like they kind of tried too hard, with the intros and how it said things like ‘You understood the assignment’,” Griffin said. “It was kind of cringe. But overall, the information in it was good. I like that they added new stuff and kept it fresh. I thought it was pretty good overall, definitely better than Apple Music.”

Sharing the Gift of Music

Madison Shields, Reporter December 20, 2021

Spotify Wrapped has transformed into an immersive experience for every Spotify user. Displaying things like the soundtrack to your life, which is a playlist curated from your 100 most played songs, your...

Junior Kelly Tabor sews together fabric for an upcoming 
fashion design. Tabor has had an interest in fashion since she was young and started designing her own t-shirts in her freshman year. I really like to wear my own designs, Tabor said. So I decided to join fashion design to strengthen my designing skills. The pieces I create for fashion design are usually inspired by my own interests such as movies and songs that I feel a strong connection or appreciation for.

The Trade Brigade

Isaiah Prophet, Reporter December 17, 2021

The ability to work with one's hands is a skill that some might not possess. These skills can manifest in several different ways, and many don't even know they have them. But in a typical classroom setting,...

Unyielding to the opposing team, junior shooting and point guard Gisella Maul dribbles down the court. On Nov. 30, the varsity girls won their non-conference, home game against Waco University 59-29, adding to their overall 17-0 ranking but not contributing to district. “I feel like we’ve had a pretty tough schedule and they are all really good teams that we’ve played,” Maul said. “If anything the focus is more real [this year]. We still have something to prove and so we’ve been more focused and more determined because we know that we’re not just satisfied with winning one state championship, we have bigger goals in mind.”

Game on Fire

Anthony Whiting, Reporter December 16, 2021

Attention focused during the final quarter, she dribbles the ball to shoot from the three-point line. With double the responsibility of the normal player, she maintains a close watch on her teammates’...

Netflix and Chill suddenly got disappointing with how the new heist movie played out. Red Notice had a lot of potential, which kind of went to waste. While the whole movie was not up to my expectations for it, there were some exciting parts to it, such as the cinematography and the action scenes.

Below Egg-Spectations

Ruchi Sankolli, Assistant Editor December 16, 2021

Yet another heist movie has captured hearts and laughs at the same time. Nearly two hours of scheming, dry humor and a pinch of romance, Netflix’s “Red Notice” delivered the basics of a typical heist...

It feels like perfect time to dress up as hipsters and make fun of our exes as we listen to Red (Taylors Version). Losing ownership of this album was blue, but Taylor Swift is beginning again as she re-records her fourth studio album.

Losing You Was Blue

Ireland Weaver, Reporter December 15, 2021

On Nov. 12, Taylor Swift made history after re-releasing her fourth studio album Red and renaming it "Red (Taylor's Version)." The addition of (Taylor's Version) means Swift is the owner of the recording...

Holding up her computer, psychology club president and senior Naomi Stein speaks about how people in the military are classically conditioned to do their job without medical consequences at a club meeting in November. Stein said that she liked how everyone is able to collaboratively discuss the topics at hand, and learn more about others opinions on those matters along the way. “I like how everyone gets to learn more about others perspectives, like their standpoint on nature vs nurture, which is a big topic in psychology,” Stein said.

Enter the Human Mind

Rachana Kommineni, Reporter December 14, 2021

After taking a year off, the psychology club aimed to reinvent itself and create more opportunities for others to learn more about psychology through various activities, experiments and group discussions....

Catching a shovel hook, Instructor Noach Sertuche practices martial arts moves at The Mat Martial Arts & Fitness. The Mat teaches students to train, learn, and live. The Mat has recently relocated on Cypress Creek road near the High School, and they teach students how to face potential dangers and real life challenges. “The Mat Martial Arts & Fitness is more than just a place where I go to work, to train, or to teach,” Sertuche said. “The Mat is a place I can go and feel like everyone is treated like a family every time I walk in.”

Train With the Best

Penny Moreno, Reporter December 14, 2021

As her roundhouse kick flies through the air toward the target, a loud snap can be heard vibrating off the studio walls. As her kick circles back, she strikes with a left jab at her opponents nose, narrowly...

The Thespian Troupe poses for a photo at the Thespian State Festival in the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Two members, juniors Brady Allen and Claire Poulter  won the duet acting competition and qualified for Nationals at the convention. It was definitely an exciting experience to qualify for Nationals, Allen said. I’m glad that we were able to work together to get us both to nationals,” Allen said, “I’m wishing that we can afford the trip, because advancing to Nationals and seeing all of the activities they have to offer would be a really unique experience that I’ve been looking forward to for a while.”

The Whole State’s a Stage

Jaden Kolenbrander, Reporter December 13, 2021

Over Thanksgiving break, the best of the school's theatre department traveled 211 miles to act out what they had practiced for months at state competitions; nine left with the opportunity to travel even...

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