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No Homework Tonight

No Homework Tonight

County Line staff

September 8, 2016


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Students will be able to participate as players, supporters or spectators in Thursday night's varsity football game against Memorial without having to worry about starting their homework at 11 pm. Tonight marks the first of six "Homework Free" evenings scheduled for students this school year. "After...

Libertarian, Green Parties fight for 2016 election

Libertarian, Green Parties fight for 2016 election

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

August 5, 2016


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In an election where both major candidates see their unfavorability ratings at an all time high, a few political underdogs wonder if they might have a chance. Two major third parties, the Libertarian and the Green Party, are fighting for the presidency this year, giving an opportunity to voters who disl...

Board of trustees chooses new KISD superintendent

Board of trustees chooses new KISD superintendent

Roba Abousaway, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2016


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Dr. Lawrence “Lance” Hindt was named the lone finalist for the position of KISD Superintendent at a special Board of Trustees meeting on June 10. He will begin his tenure on Aug. 1, and will effectively replace current Superintendent Alton Frailey, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Hindt...

Trump, Clinton, face obstacles in upcoming national conventions

Trump, Clinton, face obstacles in upcoming national conventions

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

July 4, 2016


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From white supremacists to FBI indictments, both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions will have to deal with unprecedented challenges this year electing their party nominee. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and his controversial policies have caused a stir among the leaders of...

District schools, facilities remain closed amidst severe flooding

District schools, facilities remain closed amidst severe flooding

County Line Staff

April 19, 2016


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Katy ISD extended the district-wide shutdown for the rest of the week due to unsafe road conditions and mobility concerns for students and staff. Along with other Region 4 districts, Katy ISD will discuss potential make up plans with TEA (Texas Education Agency) after the number of missed school d...

Cinco student wins TFA state

Cinco student wins TFA state

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

April 10, 2016


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Sophomore Angela Lytle, two year member of the Cinco Ranch Speech and Debate Team, competed in the Texas Forensic Association State Tournament on March 12. She took first place in Student Congress Senate. “When they called my name at the award ceremony, I was elated,” Lytle said. “I hugged t...

Sophomore named Reserve Grand Champion at Rodeo Art Auction

Sophomore named Reserve Grand Champion at Rodeo Art Auction

Caitlyn Goodrum, Staff Writer

March 12, 2016


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Sophomore Ashley Coleman advanced as Reserve Grand Champion for her painting titled “Coffee Cow” in the Rodeo Art Auction. Her artwork will be up for bid on Mar. 13 at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Each year, students are assigned the task of creating rodeo art that is realistic and photograph-based....

Faculty feels the burn in annual chili cook-off

Faculty feels the burn in annual chili cook-off

County Line Staff

February 29, 2016


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The FFA faculty team of John Ford, Dean Fuchs, Erynn Treptow and Amanda Kacal sealed another title for the CATE department in the annual Faculty Chili cook-off Monday. Associate principal Patti Smith and administrative assistants Anita Kuhlmann, Melissa Bellavigna and Patty Uchytil coordinated and...

Varsity bowling earns medals for Katy ISD Bowling League

Reagan Bunch, Photo Editor

February 29, 2016


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Cinco Ranch team members Daniel Gaw, Ben Van Ostendorp and Braden Thom bowled the highest individual averages for 2015-2016 Katy ISD Bowling League season. Daniel Gaw received a gold medal for his score of 212.85, Ben Van Ostendorp received a silver medal for his score of 211.43 and Braden Thom...

Students place in regional Japanese speech contest

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

February 22, 2016


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Three CRHS Japanese students competed in the 27th Annual Houston Regional Japanese Language Speech Contest on Feb. 13, with two students placing within the top three of their event. Danna Najjar placed second in Free Speech–Aurora  and will attend the state competition at Rice University on March 12...

German club excels at Houston Fest

German club excels at Houston Fest

Samuel Teas, Features Editor

February 19, 2016


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German Club placed in the top five in 23 categories at Houston Fest on Feb. 6, with five first place winners. Among the first place winners were sophomore Natalie Grant in Doll Costume and Gingerbread Non - Traditional and Karolis Vaiciulis in photography. Cinco Ranch as a whole also received first p...

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