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All-State Accolades

All-State Accolades

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

March 28, 2020

 For junior Elias Gettemy, cello has been a part of his life for over 10 years. Gettemy was principal cellist of the All-State Symphony Orchestra in February, ranking as first cellist in the state after a months long audition process. “This summer I decided that I wanted to do music in college an...

VASE Victory

VASE Victory

Nicole Campbell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Despite common beliefs, this article is not about a vase, but about an art competition. VASE stands for Visual Art Scholastic Event. This competition gives an opportunity for high school art students across the United States to showcase their talents and possibly go to state for their art.  ...

One Match at a Time

One Match at a Time

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2020

From all around athlete, to almost cougar star, to State wrestler, junior Isabella Walsh has done it all. After a successful third season on the Cinco wrestling team and a win at regionals, Walsh advanced to place fourth in State competition, Feb. 22.  “I was shocked when I found out I had plac...

Cowboy Craftsmenship

Cowboy Craftsmenship

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Across Texas, student artists of all ages began submitting art pieces to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art contest recently. With pieces having gone up for auction for $240,000, this contest could change any student’s life dramatically for the better. Cinco Ranch Senior, Angel Luo, a...

Bot Blitz

Bot Blitz

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

February 28, 2020

There is a constant electronic hum as drills whir and lathes spin. Students are gathered around a table, assembling the long, lanky arms of their climbing mechanism. Outside their bay, on the playing field, another group of students feeds dodgeballs into a flywheel as they test another revision of their...

Diego Tries, But They All Succeed Together

Diego Tries, But They All Succeed Together

Gabrielle Fletcher, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Diego tries this. Diego tries that. Diego Enrico tries a bit of everything in his Global Vine segment, Diego Tries Things. The students of Cinco Ranch High School are eager to see what Enrico tries next. The wonder behind this segment is how the idea came to be.  “I was sitting in physics in junior year, ...

Roses at the Ranch

Roses at the Ranch

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2020

On Valentine’s day, students tend to share gifts with their close friends and significant others. However, for senior Lara Kotb, the day was spent handing out roses to under-represented  staff members.  “It was my idea to give roses to the cafeteria ladies, custodians, as well as pol...

Go Big or Go Fish

Go Big or Go Fish

Gabrielle Fletcher, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Choir, orchestra, theater, and band came together for a collaboration to present “Big Fish” the Musical. All fine arts participants prepared for the biggest show of the school year and the time came upon them for the current to arise on their hard work. Musicals are theatrical productions that require...

“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. ...

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