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“Dear River” Review

“Dear River” Review

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Cinco Ranch English Teacher Rachel Sobylya, has had her first book published. Dear River, Sobylya’s debut poem chapbook, conveys how her childhood in Appalachia affects her perspective of the world and furthermore, life. Having been her student aside, Dear River is worth a read by anyone who enjoys p...

HOSA State Qualifiers

HOSA State Qualifiers

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Cinco Ranch’s Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Club recently competed in the Texas Area HOSA competition on February 7th and 8th which resulted in five students advancing to the State competition. Seniors Fareeha Alam and Indy Khan, competed in the Community Emergency Response Team(CERT) C...

New Voices

New Voices

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2020

“I just wanted my voice and my grandfather’s voice to be heard.” Sophomore Vivinnia Aguilar, new this year to Cinco Ranch High School, joined the Debate class because she wants to become a lawyer. Now, for her entry in the Original Oratory speech competition, Aguilar hopes to deliver a more...

Academic Decathlon Takes Third Place at Regionals

Academic Decathlon Takes Third Place at Regionals

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

February 23, 2020

The Academic Decathlon team took third place at the Region VII Academic Decathlon meet, scoring a new school record of 44,900 points, as well as winning second place in the Super Quiz event. Many team members also won individual medals. This win qualifies them for the State meet from March 6 to 8. ...

Speech and Debate Takes Home Individual Wins at Final Tournament

Speech and Debate Takes Home Individual Wins at Final Tournament

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

February 21, 2020

The Speech and Debate team took home a host of trophies at the Seven Lakes High School Tournament on February 7 and 8. In speech events, freshman Victoria Wong won third place in the prose competition, where competitors must orally perform a published fictional piece. Sophomore Seth Choi took sixth pl...

Hallo Houston!

Hallo Houston!

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2020

What competition requires lederhosen, bratwursts, and sauerkraut? The UIL german competition, Houstonfest, an annual event that quizzes students in German classes from across the Houston-area on topics from puppet shows to folk dancing to doll costuming.   Out of the 30 Cinco students that competed i...

Humans of Cinco

Humans of Cinco

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 7, 2020

Stanzas By Sobylya

Stanzas By Sobylya

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 20, 2019

Writing allows for true expression of one’s thoughts, ideas, and emotions. Though there exists many styles and forms of writing, arguably the least restrictive in terms of set rules and guidelines is poetry. English teacher Rachel Sobylya has delved into the world of poetry on many occasions, but n...

A ‘Note’-able Feat

A ‘Note’-able Feat

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

November 18, 2019

Nearly 100 sets of eyes are on Desheng Liu as he walks up and sets his music on the stand. It’s not the many eyes that concern him, however, but the few sets of ears hidden from view behind a curtain, the judges who are waiting and ready to listen to his performance. He envisions not an audition, but...

The Dynamic Duo

The Dynamic Duo

Benjamin Bradford, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2019

Time is ticking. Your pen is tapping, your teeth are grinding, and your hand is aching. Your voice is hoarse, your tie is loose, and your hair is a greasy mess. The case has been read and the arguments have been made, but the judge is the ultimate decider in who wins, and who goes home empty-handed....

Quiz Bowl Cougars Have Great Start to 2019 Season

Quiz Bowl Cougars Have Great Start to 2019 Season

Irene Arinze, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Cinco Ranch High School hosted the Bayou City Jamboree on September 21, where three of the Cinco Ranch Quiz Bowl teams competed against other state teams in the Texas Quiz Bowl Alliance (TQBA). After putting their academic knowledge to the test, all three of the Cinco Ranch teams placed in the Elite...

Born a Champion

Born a Champion

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor

October 14, 2019

It’s a hot Texas afternoon in Rosenberg, September 29th, as Chuleta lines up at the gate alongside her fellow competitors. Chuleta was born to compete, she’s been training for this day her entire life. She lets out a soft grunt, focusing just on putting one leg in front of the others. Chuleta kn...

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