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

Penny Moreno

Penny Moreno, Reporter

Penny is a junior and a second year reporter. In addition to being a staff member of The Wolfpack, she is also a part of the T-Wolf volleyball team and plays for a volleyball club organization called Texas Fury. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends and read. She enjoys learning more about writing and meeting new people. She doesn’t know where she wants to go to college but wants to study political science. She loves playing with her cat, sleeping, and eating snacks.

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Senior Adam Vaughn pitches a fast ball towards the opposing team, hopeful for a strike. The team played a tournament against Cooper High School on March 25 with one win and one loss. “I’ve always been big into the weightroom and that has always come naturally,” Vaughn said. “But I have spent much more time on pitching and my hard work is definitely helping me become a better pitcher. Every player goes into games in practice with an intent of getting better at the game and becoming a better athlete.”

Pitch Perfect

May 12, 2022
Cheering for their teammate, the girls varsity basketball team rallies around senior Megan Woods before they begin a game. Throughout Woods high school career, she said she made many relationships and friendships through basketball, volleyball and track. “I have built a lot of connections, especially at this school,” Woods said. “I have met some lifelong friends, who I will continue to adore for the rest of my life.

The Meg

May 9, 2022
The movie “The Adam Project,” is available to watch on Netflix as a Netflix original film. The movie is filled with popular actors such as Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldaña and Jennifer Garner. The movie is an action filled adventure movie about the existence of time travel.

Future Me

April 25, 2022
Students will visit Japan in hopes of capturing photos and experiencing a bit of Japanese culture. The group will be about 10 students who desire to travel and learn about the world outside of the United States. This trip is for photography students, but also anyone that has an interest in photography.

See the World

April 12, 2022
“Uncharted” starring Tom Holland gains popularity because the movie is based off of a video game. The movie is a fun, action-filled movie with many obstacles that the main character must face throughout the movie. The movie always left me on the edge of my seat in a state of excitement and nervousness.

Treasure Hunter

March 23, 2022
Captain Rowan Rodriguez moves quickly to catch the ball in her lacrosse stick. The team always puts 100% effort into the games they play. “Most of the time, I’m really excited to play and feel very determined to do my best,” Rodriguez said. “I try to give each game and practice all my efforts, which helps me become more motivated throughout the season.

Lax to the Max

March 10, 2022
I feel the “i love you so much” mural is famous for being one of the most photographed places in Austin. People visit Jo’s coffee, where the mural is located on South Congress, to take pictures with it every day. I enjoyed visiting the mural again, and even though it is a simple mural it is also my favorite mural in Austin.

Art For Everyone

February 17, 2022
The color guard wins UIL 5A State Champions with band while performing with the theme “Eye See,” which includes vibrant and colorful shades of blue and purple for costumes. The color guard will perform their new show tomorrow with the theme electricity. “I think performances are really valuable to the program,” sophomore Lily Dodds said. “We get to show off and people get to see what we’re capable of.”

The Current Between Us

January 21, 2022
The movie “Encanto” showcases a magical home with a magical family. The story takes place in rural Colombia where the family uses their powers to help others in their town, except the main character who is not gifted any powers. The movie is only in theaters, Nov 24. through Dec. 24, after it will be available to stream on Disney Plus.

The Magical Madrigals

December 19, 2021
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

December 14, 2021
This holiday season, local coffee shops have released seasonal flavors. Pictured: Apple Crisp Macchiato from Starbucks, Peppermint Mocha Moon from Summer Moon, and Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew from Dunkin Donuts. The Peppermint Mocha Moon was my favorite coffee I purchased because of the strong flavor of peppermint and chocolate, which immediately reminded me of the holiday season. This drink is a perfect drink for anyone who wants to start celebrating the holidays a little early.

The Holiday Rush

November 24, 2021
Dressed in their performance attire, Varsity Women’s Choir smiles for the camera at their choir concert. The fall concert took place in the PAC on Oct. 7, where all choirs performed. “Choir is all about teamwork,” sophomore Emily Mincemoyer said. “So it is important that you don’t stand out from everyone else in your group. We all have to wear the same outfits and jewelry.

The Sound Of Music

October 28, 2021
Over the past year, the pandemic has changed the movie industry, which has shifted popularity towards online platforms. As movie theaters begin to open again, viewers are able to decide which platform they want to watch movies on, ultimately creating competition between platforms and the movie industry.

Butting Heads

October 7, 2021
Discussing strategies with senior varsity football player Dylan Hufford, varsity football coach Brendan McCarthy coaches the team against Georgetown game on Sept. 24. McCarthy, who used to coach at Cedar Park Middle School, started coaching football at the high school level as of this year, and he said there is a difference between the two school football teams. “I am becoming a better coach because I can concentrate on one position: safeties,” McCarthy said. “Here, football is a lot more fast paced and having to win is a lot more important. There is a lot more pressure because of the level of play.”

A Whole New Level

September 27, 2021
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