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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
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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...

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...

Katy ISD open to new stadium namesake nominations

Nandika Mansingka, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
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With a brand new stadium in the works, Katy ISD will provide a versatile, cost effective addition to the district, as per its 2014 bond. The district is now open to nominations for the official naming of the facility, which will be available for use in the upcoming school year. All submissions due by...

Building a legacy

Joanne Chavali, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 13, 2017
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Project Grad 2017 plans to sell customizable bricks to students, parents and faculty as a fundraiser for the senior shut in. The bricks will be placed in front of the school near the flags as a beautification project as well as providing a way to leave a lasting mark on the school hence the name: Legacy...

PTSA to host CRASH program on distracted driving

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
February 9, 2017
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The PTSA will host the program CRASH on Wednesday, Feb. 15. at 7 p.m. in the PAC. CRASH adresses the problem of distracted driving among teenagers, and will feature Texas PTA President Lisa Holbrook. “CRASH is a documentary about the truth and dangers of distracted driving associated with DWI, texti...

Theatre Company presents modern adaptation of Taming of the Shrew

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
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The Cinco Ranch Theatre Company will perform their adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with an additional 1:30 p.m. showing on the last day. The Company has been busy rehearsing since November. “Right now we are just doing run t...

Full STEAM Ahead

Full STEAM Ahead

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
January 15, 2017
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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...

Band sweeps region auditions

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
December 23, 2016
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The band competed in Region 23 Auditions Saturday, Dec. 10 with 33 students earning a place in Region Band and 12 students advancing to Area Auditions. According to Wind Ensemble trombonist Diego Velaochega, the results are some of the “best this school has seen,” with multiple people earning f...

Juniors, seniors travel to Washington D.C.

Kayley Pham, Staff Writer
December 23, 2016
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January 16, students will be heading to Washington D.C. for the annual Close Up trip. This trip coincides this year with the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Close-up is a non-profit organization that works with schools to set up a week-long trip to the nation’s capital. There, seniors...

Library holds book fair

Library holds book fair

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
November 30, 2016
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The book fair was held Tuesday and Wednesday, giving students an opportunity to purchase the latest books and trinkets. Teachers have the option to send three students at a time, and some decided to take their entire classes.

Friday Fall Fun Food Frenzy

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
November 9, 2016
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The Fall Food Frenzy returns for the semester on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Members of Project Grad will have tables in the rotunda selling doughnut holes, soda and candy in the morning. During all lunches, the tables will also sell food from Marco's Pizza, PDQ and Chik-fil-a. Food prices may vary, but candy...

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