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Theatre Company performs “She Kills Monsters” for last time this weekend

Theatre Company performs “She Kills Monsters” for last time this weekend

Seth Ritchie and Joanne Chavali
April 6, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Cinco Ranch Theatre Company will perform its UIL one-act play “She Kills Monster,” originally written by Qui Nguyen on April 7th and 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the PAC. Tickets are $5 each. The play follows Agnes (Autumn Gunder) as she learns about her recently deceased sister Tilly (Kaia Helmer) th...

Willow Fork Park opens by school

Willow Fork Park opens by school

Joanne Chavali and Madison Ratcliff
April 1, 2017
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  Construction for a new public park next to the school was completed early last November, but the official grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 1. Though the 32-acre public park has benefited the entire community, some organizations that are particularly excited are the cross country...

Girls Soccer in Playoffs, Boys to Play Cy-Lakes

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Both the girls and boys varsity soccer teams won their games on Friday, March 24 against Fort Bend Austin High School and Clements High School, respectively. The Lady Cougars, ranked sixth in state, secured a Bi-District championship and move on to play Langham Creek High School at home for the Are...

Returning soldier surprises daughter

Returning soldier surprises daughter

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
March 10, 2017
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Sophomore Carolyn Pope was surprised Friday by the return of her father, Lt. Col. Joshua Pope, for a two week visit from the U.S. Air Force. The Pope family planned the surprise during Carolyn's Floral Design class. “She had no idea,” Floral Design teacher Amanda Kacal said. “Her dad walked...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

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