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Ally JohnPress

Ally JohnPress, Reporter

Ally JohnPress is a junior and second-year reporter. She is secretary for the National English Honor Society and enjoys writing her own fiction stories in her free time. She also trains Krav Maga, self-defense, out of school. Some of her favorite things include: Mint chocolate chip ice cream, walking her dog, Haylie, threatening to fire staff members (#firingsquad), watermelon Sour Patch Kids, playing Minecraft, jetskiing, hiding things in Hert's stocking and bracelet-making. She enjoys writing about conspiracy theories, but also features about ongoing school events. She wants to go to the University of Texas at Austin and study psychology or adventure to the West coast and discover a hidden love for something.

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Virtually Together

Virtually Together

February 8, 2021
Focusing on his computer, junior Aiden Seibel arranges his notes and prepares his argument for the District Cross Examination competition on Jan. 23. Him and his partner, junior Kellen Cao, placed fifth in the event. Both students are novice debaters, and this is their first year on the varsity team. “Competitions are very hard now because they’re all virtual,” Seibel said. “We don’t go to events, we just go onto our Zoom calls. I remember one experience where I was five minutes before the competition started and I was on a Zoom call with my teacher freaking out about where to go for the Zoom call because I couldn’t find the link to get to the meeting.”

Arguably, the Best

January 26, 2021
From left to right, the drinks are: Pixie Stick, Caramel Latte, Dark Chocolate Mocha, Timberwolf, Almond Joy.

Need to Find Your Mojo?

January 15, 2021
Depicting a field of sunflowers, the painting above is one of many of Spradling's creations from seventh grade.

Designated Drawer

November 12, 2020
The word dopplegänger literally means “double goer” in German, referring to the thought that one’s unbiological twin is merely a ghost or whisper of themself. 

The Devil’s Triangle

November 11, 2020
The Locker is located beside the AP office and has a variety of supplies available to students. Community members who want to donate to The Locker can drop off items such as backpacks, binders, pencils, face masks, water bottles and other necessities every student might not have.

Kids Helping Kids

October 22, 2020
The word dopplegänger literally means “double goer” in German, referring to the thought that one’s unbiological twin is merely a ghost or whisper of themself. 

A Sixth Sense

October 15, 2020
The six juices each day (from left to right) consisted of Detox Greens, Pineapple Apple Mint, Sweet Greens, Spicy Lemonade, UpBeet! and Coconut Fusion. My favorite by far was the Spicy Lemonade because it tasted just like regular lemonade but with a little spiced kick.

The Liquid Diet

September 25, 2020
Teaching in her classroom, Pre-AP Algebra II and AP Statistics teacher Wendy Martinez adjusts back to in-person learning. The freshmen, children of faculty and students without internet access are the only students allowed back on campus, which means that there are only a few students present in each class, if none.

A Learning Curve

September 18, 2020
Posing for a picture, senior varsity wrestler, Cassie King, stands with coaches Andrew Peterson and Beau Barksdale. King was awarded the regional champion medal on February 15, and according to her, her coaches and their attitudes are what helped her succeed. “Their strive for being better than great is remarkable,” King said. “They never eased up on me and always pushed me to be the absolute best. It was another standard that they expected me to achieve because they never wanted me to settle.

Lil’ Bullet

May 4, 2020
Crazy Cookie Crumble

Crazy Cookie Crumble

February 13, 2020


February 12, 2020
Taking a deep breath, senior swim captain Ashley Poulsen participates in the 100 meter butterfly event at the district meet on Jan. 17. Both the swim and dive teams ranked first in the district, and are moving onto regionals. “It is exciting knowing we won districts because we are one step closer to state,” Poulsen said. “We are anxious about how regionals will go because we have been very close in years past. Last year the boys team lost first place and got second by half a point, so it will be an exciting meet coming up.”

Swimming for Success

January 23, 2020

Dance to Your Own Beat

January 8, 2020
Smiling ear to ear, the celebrities finish out their holiday show with the grand finale. The show was sponsored by the celebrities, but the Spanish Honor Society, PALS, theatre, choir, both the CPMS and CPHS dance classes and the CPMS Crimson Cadets participated.

Dancing Through the Halls

December 12, 2019
Jumping for joy, junior Kaitlin Davis and the volleyball team celebrate scoring a point at the game against Rouse on Sept. 27. Wins like these are what propelled the team to Regional Semifinals.

Order on the Court

November 21, 2019
Holding up a double peace sign, Lacie poses next to the movie poster for the new animated picture, “Arctic Dogs.”

Arctic Justice is Served

November 15, 2019
Resting her head on her hand, Aleksae Watson experiments with different poses during her photo shoot. Watson has been interested in modeling since the age of 11, and works for the Neal Hamil Agency.

Posing for a Picture

November 13, 2019
Celebrating the conclusion of the first

From Script to Stage

October 25, 2019
Playing on their phones, sophomores Vy Dao and Jillian Lach demonstrate how phones can often be a distraction from face to face interactions. Broadcast teacher Anthony Garcia said that he believes social media has had a major impact on personal relationships. “I think our society is being affected by this digital age in the way that we don’t see each other as people anymore,” Garcia said.

Tech Takeover

September 12, 2019
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