County Line

Alyssa Watkins

Joe Powell, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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Dedication, callbacks, perseverance and packed audiences. For senior Alyssa Watkins, these are only glimpses of what she goes through in her career as an aspiring actress. But she wasn’t always the star people know her as today. “I’ve been acting since Kindergarten, Pre-K, and as long as I ...

Ratna Ramaraju

Ratna Ramaraju

Sarah Sheikh, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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To diminish the worries of getting into college and graduate school in one step seems too good to be true. Getting into a college is daunting, and not to mention dealing with the competitiveness of graduate school in a few years to come. Since the beginning of her education, the aspiration to become a doct...

Podcast: Senior departure leaves some behind

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2018


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https://soundcloud.com/samuel-teas-248774818/county-line-podcast-1-left-behind

Senior prom theme week

Senior prom theme week

Ana Medina, News Editor

April 20, 2018


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     Although senior prom week theme days were not approved by the school administration, the senior students decided to continue the tradition. The senior student council created theme days for the week of prom and distributed the information via Instagram and other social media. Students were r...

Band selects 2018-19 drum majors

Jordyn Guzman, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Every year, the Cinco Ranch marching band goes through a rigorous selection process to select who will lead the band to success. The selected candidates must showcase all of the qualities of a leader to the highest degree. These people are the drum majors. Head drum major and senior Justin Zhang...

Senior wins READYKaty logo contest

Senior wins READYKaty logo contest

Claire Haigwood, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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When senior Ashley Coleman heard that her artwork had won a contest, her initial reaction was confusion. “I made my logo so long ago, I thought that maybe someone else won,” Coleman said. “So to hear months later that my logo was chosen, I was caught completely off guard.” Coleman ente...

Power of the Peffley

Roba Abousaway, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 20, 2018


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Note: This story first appeared in a print issue in the spring of 2017. The Lorax speaks for the trees, and so does she. AP environmental science teacher Nicole Peffley and the Lorax are an inseparable pair. She never leaves her house without him tucked neatly away in her phone case, and she has ...

PALs competes in Cinco version of Winter Olympics

PALs competes in Cinco version of Winter Olympics

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 19, 2018


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PALs competed in their version of the Winter Olympics on Friday, Feb. 16. Students competed in various events including Ham Toss, Ice Dancing, Hockey, and Frozen.

Close-up and Personal

Claire Haigwood, Staff writer

February 16, 2018


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Tourists sightseeing, politicians hurrying to work and drivers blaring: a typical scene on any street in our nation’s capital. Amid the chaos, however, a group of students from halfway across the country navigate the disorderly roads on their annual trip to Washington, D.C. “My mom thought it wo...

It’s a boy!

It’s a boy!

Morgan Blevins, Contributing writer

December 13, 2017


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It’s 3:15 after school on Tuesday. Around 30 FFA members are standing outside at the back of the school behind the floral lab and ag shop. Everybody cheers and yells for Mrs. Jenschke to crack open the golden egg. Tears prick her eyes as she laughs. “Y’all are going to make me cry!” After...

Bravo holds annual Winter Social Performance

Joe Powell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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The Bravo Show Choir held their annual winter 'Snowball Social' on Dec. 1 in the main commons. They continued the yearly holiday tradition by delivering a performance of various Christmas themed songs.  “Christmas time is my favorite time of year, and the Snowball Social really kicked off...

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