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Trump, Clinton, face obstacles in upcoming national conventions

Trump, Clinton, face obstacles in upcoming national conventions

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
July 4, 2016
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From white supremacists to FBI indictments, both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions will have to deal with unprecedented challenges this year electing their party nominee. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and his controversial policies have caused a stir among the leaders of...

District schools, facilities remain closed amidst severe flooding

District schools, facilities remain closed amidst severe flooding

County Line Staff
April 19, 2016
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Katy ISD extended the district-wide shutdown for the rest of the week due to unsafe road conditions and mobility concerns for students and staff. Along with other Region 4 districts, Katy ISD will discuss potential make up plans with TEA (Texas Education Agency) after the number of missed school d...

Cinco student wins TFA state

Cinco student wins TFA state

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
April 10, 2016
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Sophomore Angela Lytle, two year member of the Cinco Ranch Speech and Debate Team, competed in the Texas Forensic Association State Tournament on March 12. She took first place in Student Congress Senate. “When they called my name at the award ceremony, I was elated,” Lytle said. “I hugged t...

Sophomore named Reserve Grand Champion at Rodeo Art Auction

Sophomore named Reserve Grand Champion at Rodeo Art Auction

Caitlyn Goodrum, Staff Writer
March 12, 2016
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Sophomore Ashley Coleman advanced as Reserve Grand Champion for her painting titled “Coffee Cow” in the Rodeo Art Auction. Her artwork will be up for bid on Mar. 13 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Each year, students are assigned the task of creating rodeo art that is realistic and photograph-based....

Faculty feels the burn in annual chili cook-off

Faculty feels the burn in annual chili cook-off

County Line Staff
February 29, 2016
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The FFA faculty team of John Ford, Dean Fuchs, Erynn Treptow and Amanda Kacal sealed another title for the CATE department in the annual Faculty Chili cook-off Monday. Associate principal Patti Smith and administrative assistants Anita Kuhlmann, Melissa Bellavigna and Patty Uchytil coordinated and...

Varsity bowling earns medals for Katy ISD Bowling League

Reagan Bunch, Photo Editor
February 29, 2016
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Cinco Ranch team members Daniel Gaw, Ben Van Ostendorp and Braden Thom bowled the highest individual averages for 2015-2016 Katy ISD Bowling League season. Daniel Gaw received a gold medal for his score of 212.85, Ben Van Ostendorp received a silver medal for his score of 211.43 and Braden Thom...

Students place in regional Japanese speech contest

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
February 22, 2016
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Three CRHS Japanese students competed in the 27th Annual Houston Regional Japanese Language Speech Contest on Feb. 13, with two students placing within the top three of their event. Danna Najjar placed second in Free Speech–Aurora  and will attend the state competition at Rice University on March 12...

German club excels at Houston Fest

German club excels at Houston Fest

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
February 19, 2016
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German Club placed in the top five in 23 categories at Houston Fest on Feb. 6, with five first place winners. Among the first place winners were sophomore Natalie Grant in Doll Costume and Gingerbread Non - Traditional and Karolis Vaiciulis in photography. Cinco Ranch as a whole also received first p...

ASL event provides alternative for Valentine’s date

Bruno Palomares, Contributing Writer
February 16, 2016
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The first inaugural Smooch the Pooch event took place on Feb. 10 at the La Centerra Central Green. Hosted by the American Sign Language class, the event lasted from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. “There [were] different activities and games,” Audrey Reyna, the ASL teacher, said. “There [was] a jar where you gu...

Marrie named campus Teacher of the Year

Marrie named campus Teacher of the Year

Ed Larsen, Student Publications Adviser
February 15, 2016
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Global Vine adviser and digital media instructor, Michael Marrie was named campus Teacher of the Year Monday. Building principals and curriculum instruction specialists surprised Marrie with the announcement and then notified the campus by PA announcement. "I am honored and humbled by this recognition,...

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