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The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

The student newspaper and broadcast of Cedar Park High School

The Wolfpack

AT&T stadium in Arlington is the next big hurdle the Longhorns need to leap over in order to keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive.
Is Texas Back?
Jonathan Levinsky, Reporter • December 1, 2023

“Longhorn Nation,...

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Taking a selfie with some of their castmates, including senior Aidan Cox, who plays Buddy the Elf, junior Brooke Ferguson shows off a sign presenting the arrival of “Elf. This year’s musical, “Elf” runs Dec. 1-3 in the CPHS PAC. “[Learning a new script is] always kind of a challenge,” Ferguson said. “You get a new cast and you get your own part. I’ve never worked closely with these people before. It’s a different environment and doing character work with someone new, trying to partner work and scene work is interesting. The script is good and it has a lot of jokes, it’ll be a lot of laughs.” Photo by Brooke Ferguson
Elf on the Stage
Jane Yermakov, Reporter • December 1, 2023

A mix of unprecedented...

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The original gang goes down in cinema history, left to terrify their beloved audience for all eternity...
Cason’s Fanatical FNAF Movie Review
Cason Johnson, Reporter • November 30, 2023

If you haven’t...

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Dressed as “H-E-B Buddy,” senior Logan Hedges entertains shoppers during a shift at H-E-B. Hedges has fun on the job, as there’s significantly less pressure than other jobs he has had. “I [used to umpire] little league baseball, and it’s definitely less stressful,” Hedges said. “There’s not much [that can go wrong] scanning groceries. Making a bad call in baseball is so easy.”
Where the Cool Kids Work
Jonathan Levinsky, Reporter • November 21, 2023

“Hello, how...

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On the Sunday after we arrive, we always take family pictures on the beach—no amount of complaining about the temperature of the sand or the angle of the sun in our eyes will convince our mom that these pictures are unnecessary. Generally, the beach is associated with warmth and sun, but Thanksgiving week can get cold and even rainy making for some long family picture sessions. But with all the practice we’ve gotten over the years, I am happy to say that I am a pro at taking jumping pictures, getting my jeans only half full of sand, and timing everything just right to get the beautiful sunset in the background. Despite all the hours we spend posing on the beach, I always really like the pictures in the end as well as the time that we get to spend together as a family.
The Sea-son to be Thankful
Kaydence Wilkinson, Reporter • November 20, 2023

Every year, starting...

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In his documentary released on Sept. 12 on Amazon Prime Video, Philadelphia Eagles football player Jason Kelce, shows off different aspects of  his life throughout the 2022-2023 NFL season. His brother, Travis Kelce, is the tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs, and defeated the Eagles during the last Super Bowl in February. The documentary gives insight on the popular Kelce family and provides some perspective on the struggles of being a professional athlete.
Big Reputation (Jason Kelce’s Version)
Penny Moreno, Reporter • November 16, 2023

This past weekend,...

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Zero Dark Thirty

Title: Zero Dark Thirty

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Rating: 8/10

DVD price: $20 at Walmart

Zero Dark Thirty follows the story of Maya, who is tasked with finding Osama Bin Laden. The R-rated drama has a slow buildup but it all comes together in the final raid scene. Jessica Chastain is captivating as the women who found Bin Laden after ten years of searching and investigating. The trials and tribulations of finding the biggest terrorist threat in the world are fascinating, if slightly disheartening. It took the CIA over four months to attack Bin Laden’s safe house! Even though we all know how it ends, Zero Dark Thirty will still have you on the edge of your seat.

The story of Osama Bin Laden’s capture is definitely movie night worthy, but is not for the faint of heart. The various torture scenes are disturbing while providing insight into anti-terrorism investigation. This movie challenges the viewer to put together the pieces and avoids the CIA/Spy movie clichés (No gadgets over here). All in all, Zero Dark Thirty is a realistic, yet entertaining look into the biggest manhunt in modern history, and will be talked about forever.

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Lauren Kriss, Editor-in-chief
Senior Lauren Kriss is The Editor-In-Chief of The Wolfpack online and print editions. This is her third year on staff, she worked previously as a staffer than an assistant editor. She is also president of Cedar Park’s DECA chapter and a member of the National Honor Society.

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