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Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp

Celeste Hoover and Jordyn Guzman

March 5, 2019


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This past weekend, the CRyptonite 624 Robotics team participated in the Austin District Competition Event and won the Entrepreneurship Award, a first for the robotics team, and captured the event  alliance championship as well as other individual recognition too. According to booster parent Mike...

Author Victoria Scott visits Cinco

Author Victoria Scott visits Cinco

Celeste Hoover, Design Editor

February 20, 2019


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The acclaimed novelist Victoria Scott, author of nine novels including Fire and Flood and The Collector, hosted a talk with students this morning to promote her newest book, We Told Six Lies. Scott is known for her suspenseful, action-packed young adult mysteries, and has been featured on the Spirit of ...

Amy McConnell named CRHS ‘Teacher of the Year’

Amy McConnell named CRHS ‘Teacher of the Year’

County Line staff

February 13, 2019


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Social Studies Department Chair and AP Psychology teacher, Amy McConnell was named Cinco Ranch High School "Teacher of the Year" Wednesday. Principals James Cross and Patti Smith, along with McConnell's husband surprised her with the announcement during Period 2.5. The award is voted on by school faculty...

Seniors chosen for Principal Advisory Council

Celeste Hoover, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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The following senior students were selected to represent the Class of 2019 on the Senior Principal Advisory Council, this past Friday, January 25. Mr. Cross and Ms. Baker have selected the students to discuss their experiences in academic and extracurricular activities. The group will also construct...

What seniors want to know, but never get to ask

What seniors want to know, but never get to ask

Sarah Sheikh, Features Editor

January 11, 2019


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On Tuesday, January 8th, Susan Shank's AP English Literature and Composition classes met the previous years' graduates in a college question and answer panel. Seniors from the 2017-2018 school year talked about their first semester of college, while the current seniors asked about social life, academics,...

Alumni from local news stations visit media classes

Alumni from local news stations visit media classes

Nandika Mansingka, Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2018


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Alumni from local TV and news stations arrived on Tuesday, December 12th to speak to all media classes including newspaper, yearbook, Global Vine and introductory classes about their professions and experiences. Daniel Gotera, class of '02; Sophia Beausoleil, class of '05; and Lindsey Henry, class...

Students and teachers raise the roof with handcrafted gingerbread houses

Students and teachers raise the roof with handcrafted gingerbread houses

Sarah Sheikh, Features Editor

December 21, 2018


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  The students and teachers in the special education department rolled into the spirit of the holidays through creative, and festive gingerbread house making. The houses will all enter a competition based on four factors; most creative, most delicious, most festive, and best in show. "This...

2019-2020 Cougar Stars Line Up Revealed

2019-2020 Cougar Stars Line Up Revealed

Claire Haigwood, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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The 21st line of Cougar Stars for the 2019-2020 school year was revealed on Dec. 10. The results were posted and made public after a long process of tryouts for the students who wished to join the Stars, called “Hopefuls.” “Every Hopeful attends a meeting with their parent a few weeks before tryouts...

Cinco Ranch Choir debuts ‘Carols & Cookies’

Cinco Ranch Choir debuts ‘Carols & Cookies’

Jordyn Guzman, News Editor

December 14, 2018


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The Cinco Ranch choir celebrated the upcoming holidays with a new event that was held in the choir room. On December 12, the potential new holiday tradition, “Carols and Cookies,” debuted to the faculty. Staff members could go into the choir room and enjoy snacks while the choirs of Cinco sang songs ...

Muslim Student Association (MSA) kicks off their reformed club with a potluck

Muslim Student Association (MSA) kicks off their reformed club with a potluck

Sarah Sheikh, Features Editor

October 25, 2018


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    The Muslim Student Association (MSA) held their first potluck Monday afternoon. The event consisted of educational games, and discussions on personal experiences that allowed members to learn about Islam. The club’s mission is to inform others about the messages in the Quran (Islamic holy book...

What’s your sign?

Caleb Tise, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


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As American Sign Language becomes more and more common, a teacher at Cinco Ranch High School has made it her goal to bring sign language to the kids of Rylander Elementary.   Audrey Reyna, the CRHS sign language teacher is instructing her students how to teach the kids at Rylander Elementa...

Murder’s in the… Wardrobe?

Murder’s in the… Wardrobe?

Celeste Hoover, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


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Murder’s in the Heir opened Thursday, October 18, making it the first of two CRTC productions for this school year, as well as the first production to be overseen by Cinco’s new theater director, Donald Wile. Alongside co-director Meaghan Cybulski, Wile now oversees crew production. “The prem...

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