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2019-20 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

2019-20 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor

September 17, 2019

The National Merit Scholarship program has been recognizing high achieving academic students since 1955. Of the 1.6 million students that take the PSAT their junior year, only 16,000 advance to the semifinals. Semifinalists are chosen on a state-representational basis, only the highest scoring students...

District Implements Grading Scale, Class Rank Changes

District Implements Grading Scale, Class Rank Changes

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

September 17, 2019

Katy ISD has instituted multiple changes to the high school grading scale and the reporting of class rank, most notably removing the D letter grade and adjusting the letter grade scale for all current and future classes. Deputy Superintendent Leslie Haack detailed the changes in an email sent to par...

‘Gearing’ Up

‘Gearing’ Up

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

September 11, 2019

The Polaris VEX robotics team 24626 hosted its first general meeting Tuesday, August 20.The meeting served to tell new members more about this year’s game, Tower Takeover, and what Polaris does. “I’m pretty excited for this year,” senior Steven Meldrum, Vice President of Mentoring and Traini...

Does Social Media Really Influence What We Eat?

Does Social Media Really Influence What We Eat?

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

At just over 37,400 members, a Fort Bend Facebook group has reviewed restaurants all over the Katy area. The group, titled the Katy/Fort Bend Foodies, seems to be devoted to sharing the best restaurants to families looking for their next spot to eat. This collaboration of the community does have its ...

Student Council Holds First Senior Sunrise

Student Council Holds First Senior Sunrise

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Getting up early is no student’s forte. However, when donuts are provided, anything is possible. The senior class of 2020 gathered on the Cinco Ranch Football Field on August 30 to watch the sunrise during the first annual “Senior Sunrise”. The student council provided donuts for breakfast while ...

Technically Perfect

Technically Perfect

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor

August 29, 2019

The new Cinco Ranch chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) held its first meeting of the year last Thursday, August 22. This meeting marks the official Cinco opening of the nation-wide program focused on community service and career exploration.  “I’d encourage everyone to just try it o...

Seniors To Graduate Week Early

Seniors To Graduate Week Early

Donovan Nichols, News Editor

August 29, 2019

KatyISD seniors will finish school one week earlier than their classmates starting this spring for the class of 2020. Graduation ceremonies will take place Saturday through Friday preceding Memorial Day weekend, rather than on the holiday weekend. The schedule change was made in anticipation of new hig...

Wedding Of The Year

Wedding Of The Year

Celeste Hoover, Co-Editor

August 28, 2019

With the beginning of a new school year comes an annual celebration of love in Room 1221. Last Tuesday, Aug. 27, in a beautiful 2.5 ceremony ordained by Adviser Ed Larsen, the Cinco Ranch Panorama Yearbook staff promised to be forever faithful to their new yearbook. Tears were shed and wedding ca...

Cross Multiplying

Cross Multiplying

Donovan Nichols, Celeste Hoover, and Jordyn Guzman

May 17, 2019

When students arrived at school the morning of Friday, May 17, a few things seemed a little amiss. Library posters and teacher’s walls were not quite the same. For the class of 2019’s senior prank, photos and memes of Principal James Cross were plastered all over the school, from the rotunda banisters...

2019-2020 Class Officers Announced

Nandika Mansingka, Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2019

As each year winds down, leadership is passed down from one grade to another: seniors hand down their respective roles to juniors, who hand theirs down to sophomores, and so on and so forth. After a lengthy campaign process, including speeches, numerous campaign posters and ballot counting, the baton...

Key Club Success at District Convention

Key Club Success at District Convention

Donovan Nichols, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Key Club members took home multiple awards in the 70th Texas-Oklahoma District Convention from April 25 to 28. Madelinh Vo, junior and Key Club President, won first place in the Outstanding Club Editor and Newsletter categories, and the club was ranked as one of the top 25 Key Clubs in the Texas-Oklah...

Students and faculty bring community together with Joy Prom

Students and faculty bring community together with Joy Prom

Sarah Sheikh, Features Editor

May 7, 2019

On Saturday April 27, student council hosted their first annual Joy Prom in the main commons area. This event consisted of games, karaoke, food, and fun, and lasted from 6 to 8:30 p.m. . The cost to enter was free, and guests had a welcoming entrance as they walked down a red carpet.       photos...

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