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Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Roba Abousaway and Meherina Khan, Co-Editors-in-Chief
February 25
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The boys varsity basketball team clinched a victory in the area playoffs after beating Bellaire 66-63 in an overtime thriller last night, Feb. 24. The Cougars’ current standing is 28-5, and they are the first boys basketball team in Cinco’s history to make it to the quarterfinals. “We’re back...

2017 Oscar Predictions

2017 Oscar Predictions

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment, Top Stories

DISCLAIMER: I have not seen every movie nominated for an award. As much as I wish I was able to watch movies as a living, I have homework, and that has prevented my movie viewing ability. Take my opinion with a grain of salt.   BEST PICTURE: Moonlight Moonlight is a brave film that covers an aspect t...

Closure

Closure

Ana Medina, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

“My name is Basilio Medina. I am 50 years old. I am a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” I closed my watering eyes and turned away from the TV screen as I realized that was the first time I heard his voice in nearly five years. The last time I heard that sweet, calming voice was in the parkin...

Musicality of math

Musicality of math

Sandra Yu, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under News, Top Stories

Last Monday Feb. 13, Matheatre performed “Calculus the Musical” at the Tompkins High School Performing Arts Center. Calculus has a story, and Matheatre has found an innovative way to tell its story. Matheatre bridges math and music, two topics that may seem otherwise completely unrelated. Ca...

Normal

Normal

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
January 30
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

How do you explain what has always been your “normal?”

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Seniors enter business world with entrepreneurial endeavors

Seniors enter business world with entrepreneurial endeavors

Roba Abousaway, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 24
Filed under Features, Top Stories

There are a myriad of businesses around every corner. Some sell jewelry, some sell t-shirts and tanks, others sell calligraphy art pieces. However, this place is not a mall. The owners of these businesses are not middle-aged, degree-carrying adults, either. They are students at our school who have und...

Personal Column: Hijab and me

Personal Column: Hijab and me

Meherina Khan, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 16
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

Looking through the pages of old photo albums, I’m fascinated by how little I’ve changed. My face is still as chubby as it’s been since I was an infant, and I still have little glasses perched on the bridge of my nose. But as I run my fingers over the photographs, I am instantly comforted...

Full STEAM Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
January 15
Filed under News, Top Stories

The FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics season opened on Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Robert R. Shaw STEAM Center. Cinco’s Team 624 (CRyptonite) joined schools from Katy ISD and several neighboring districts to watch Kickoff, the unveiling of this year’s uniq...

Cards for a cause

Cards for a cause

Joanne Chavali, Co-Editor-In-Chief
January 5
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Almost 7,000 miles away, a city under siege attempts to evacuate the citizens that are being killed without a judge. Civilians, women, children and the elderly, each living in the city they call home, the city they call Aleppo, attempt to run or hide from attacks. Many are dead or desperate for h...

Football squad leaves lasting legacy on Cougar spirit

Football squad leaves lasting legacy on Cougar spirit

Jenny Jiang, staff writer
December 12
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Three interceptions and two fumbles were too much to overcome for a Cougar squad in the 6A Division II Semi-finals Saturday night in San Antonio’s Alamodome.   Cibolo Steele capitalized with three TDs in three minutes just before half to take control 28-0 heading into the locker room and cruised...

Donald Trump’s triumph, the death of the modern two-party system, and more

Donald Trump’s triumph, the death of the modern two-party system, and more

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
December 8
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

On Wednesday, Nov. 9th, I awoke hoping for a miracle. I didn’t get one. Election results summed up everything that the election had been about: upsets, fear, and the unexpected. Most polls were wrong. The New York Times, which had just a few days earlier given Hillary Clinton a 91 percent ch...

Cougars claim Region III title, advance to State Final Four

Cougars claim Region III title, advance to State Final Four

County Line staff
December 5
Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The CRHS defense forced three turnovers while special teams blocked a punt and returned a kick-off 73 yards helping the Cougars claim a Region III title with a 34-17 win over Cy-Ridge Saturday at TDECU Stadium. While the defense stymied a talented Ram offense holding them to 199 yards for the game,...

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