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Six students to perform in All-State Choir

Six students to perform in All-State Choir

Hannah Hassel, Staff Writer
January 29, 2015
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Six students from the school choirs will be traveling to San Antonio Feb. 11-14 to perform in a convention, known as All-State, sponsored by the Texas Music Educators Association after advancing through many auditions since September.

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New computers installed over winter break

New computers installed over winter break

Samuel Teas, Staff Writer
January 28, 2015
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A district-wide upgrade installed all-new computers at CRHS during Winter Break. The introduction of these new computers was part of the District Retrofit Cycle, which occurs every five years. Phases one and two of this cycle were completed in December, and the third phase will be implemented this...

CRTC presents ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

CRTC presents ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Roba Abousaway, Staff Writer
January 22, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Cinco Ranch Theatre Company’s spring production “You Can’t Take It With You” opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. The show will run through Saturday, January 24.

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Students remember sophomore Terra Kubala at candlelight vigil

Students remember sophomore Terra Kubala at candlelight vigil

Abdalla Khalil and Emily Burleson
December 11, 2014
Filed under Media, News, Photos/ Galleries, Top Stories

Cinco Ranch and Seven Lakes students mourn the loss of classmates Terra Kubala and Trent Weber.

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KISD population tops 70,000 students

KISD population tops 70,000 students

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
December 11, 2014
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When the final bell rang in May 2014 releasing students for the summer holiday, there were a little over 67,000 students in Katy ISD. When this school year started, that number had increased to 70,000, with West Memorial Junior High seventh grader Michael Thomas marking the new milestone student. “This...

German Club hosts Houston Consul General at student event

German Club hosts Houston Consul General at student event

Emily Burleson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 1, 2014
Filed under Clubs, News, Top Stories

Ricarda Redeker, the German Consul for Houston, presented a video messaged during Deutscher Samstag, an enrichment event for German language students, on Nov. 15. As keynote speaker, Redeker presented a  speech and played a video message from astronauts on the International Space Station. “She was ver...

Katy ISD bond passes with narrow margin

Katy ISD bond passes with narrow margin

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 10, 2014
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The Katy ISD School Bond was passed this week with a 55.2% approval rating, providing the district with over 700 million dollars for renovations and expansion.

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Hair, piercing dress code changes affect all students

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
October 15, 2014
Filed under News

On the first day of school, students heard some surprising news in homeroom: the district dress code policy changed. “The school's goal was to make dress code more consistent,” teacher Shawn Richard said. “We wanted the same rules across the board.” HAIR Unlike previous years, non-natur...

Teachers define, clarify cheating

Dominique Bai, Design Editor
October 15, 2014
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Before the 2014 fall semester began, some of the faulty have gathered together to redefine cheating and to analyze the reasons behind why students cheat.

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HB5 Bill creates grand graduation plans

HB5 Bill creates grand graduation plans

Meherina Khan, Staff Writer
October 15, 2014
Filed under Features, News

What would you like to be when you grow up? It’s a simple question. Unassuming. A conversation starter for young adults. However, many high school students find themselves stumped. Some haven’t even thought about their possible career choices, while others have already planned out their whole...

New nutrition guidelines impact Project Grad funding

New nutrition guidelines impact Project Grad funding

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014
Filed under News

Project Graduation is an annual all-night celebration for seniors that follows the graduation ceremony in June. However, this year the program may be in trouble: Food Frenzy, an annual fundraiser for Project Grad, has been severely restricted by new nutrition rules. “They've kind of been phasing...

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