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Superintendent responds to bullying allegations

Sarah Sheikh, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Katy ISD Board President Ashley Vann  released a statement on Monday, March 26 regarding the accusations of bullying made by Greg Barrett  at the public speaking portion of a board meeting the previous week. “As trustees to our children and their parents, our responsibility is to act on beh...

Car Show to take place Sunday

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 28, 2018


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The Cinco Ranch Car Show will be held on Sunday, March 31 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot in front of the Ninth Grade Center. Individuals with classic or modern cars, or motorcycles, can enter by getting a form from English I teacher Tracy Hillyard. In addition to cars, the event will feature ...

Junior wins national Gold, Silver key awards for art

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 22, 2018


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Junior Olivia Pierce won Scholastic Art and Writing's National Gold Key Award for Drawing and Illustration and National Silver Key Award for Mixed Media.  "This is such a great accomplishment!" art teacher Cindy Reilly said in an email announcement. "Please help me in [congratulating] her for be...

Five Cougar Wrestlers State-bound

Brynne Herzfeld, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2018


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The Cougar wrestling teams returned from regionals at Paetow High School on Feb. 17 and 18 with five state qualifying wrestlers and a third place trophy for the boys’ team. Seniors Kayla De Leon and Zyire Ardoin secured their places at state by taking Regional Champion titles in their weight classes,...

UIL releases district realignment for volleyball, basketball, football

Brynne Herzfeld, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


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The University Interscholastic League released the realignment of volleyball, basketball and football districts within the state of Texas, with remaining athletic districts scheduled for release by Mar. 16, 2018, followed by academic district realignments. While Cinco Ranch remains in district 19-6A...

Future Physicians of America raises $500 to combat cancer

Sarah Sheikh, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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The Future Physicians of America (FPA) raised over $500 in its first fundraiser for the American Cancer Society starting from the middle of December to the middle of January. The goal was to receive donations from sponsors who wanted to contribute to an influential cause. “This fundraiser has given students the ab...

District schedule changes due to bad weather days

Brynne Herzfeld, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 23, 2018


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Due to the school’s closure on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17, the district will use Monday, Feb. 19 as a make-up day and will extend the school day by ten minutes from May 14 to May 18, in accordance with state instructional time requirements. According to state law, all Texas schools must have 75,600 minut...

2018 Prom to be ‘Masquerade’ themed

Joe Powell, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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The Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, April 14 at 7:00 p.m. at the Westin Hotel in Memorial City. The majority of the seniors voted for “Masquerade” as the theme for this year out of “La La land,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Winter Wonderland.”   “I’m already looking forwar...

Katy ISD pulls ‘The Hate U Give’ from libraries

Ana Medina, News Editor

December 11, 2017


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Following the Nov. 6 Katy ISD board meeting, the district pulled Angie Thomas’ novel "The Hate U Give", the story of a young girl who witnesses the death of her unarmed friend by a police officer and winner of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction, from library shelves. A review is pe...

Cinco awakens to blanket of white

Cinco awakens to blanket of white

Samuel Teas, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 8, 2017


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Exemption policy sees changes post-Harvey

Nandika Mansingka, Voice Editor

December 5, 2017


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The 2017-2018 school year exemption policy was modified as a result of Hurricane Harvey’s disruption of the district instructional calendar. Policies were adjusted for the first semester to account for personal issues arisen in Harvey’s wake. Only the second and third grading periods of t...

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