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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...

ASL event provides alternative for Valentine’s date

Bruno Palomares, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2016


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The first inaugural Smooch the Pooch event took place on Feb. 10 at the La Centerra Central Green. Hosted by the American Sign Language class, the event lasted from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. “There [were] different activities and games,” Audrey Reyna, the ASL teacher, said. “There [was] a jar where you gu...

Marrie named campus Teacher of the Year

Marrie named campus Teacher of the Year

Ed Larsen, Student Publications Adviser

February 15, 2016


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Global Vine adviser and digital media instructor, Michael Marrie was named campus Teacher of the Year Monday. Building principals and curriculum instruction specialists surprised Marrie with the announcement and then notified the campus by PA announcement. "I am honored and humbled by this recognition,...

Debate Team Wins at Alief Kerr, Snags Trophies at Cy-Fair

Debate Team Wins at Alief Kerr, Snags Trophies at Cy-Fair

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

February 9, 2016


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The Cinco Speech & Debate Team won first place at the Alief Kerr High School tournament on January 30, 2016, sweeping the tournament by placing first in all events entered. They followed this win on February 6 with team members placing in several events at the Cy-Fair High School tournament. At A...

Groundbreaking for new KISD stadium starts today

Joanne Chavali, News editor

February 5, 2016


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Groundbreaking for the new stadium is scheduled for today at 8:30 in the morning.  The $58 million stadium is supposed to help with the crowded schedule at Rhodes. Plans show that it is much bigger than Rhodes and is slated to seat 12,000 people, which is 2,000 more than the current stadiums. It will cont...

Social media clause added to “A” directory

Joanne Chavali, News editor

January 13, 2016


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At the beginning of this spring semester, a social media inclusion clause was added to the A directory information code. Parents and students can choose whether or not to allow their public information to be released or seen in social media affiliated with the school. The forms are due Friday, Janua...

Theater Company to perform ‘Ugly Duckling’ Musical

Theater Company to perform ‘Ugly Duckling’ Musical

Samuel Teas, Feature Editor

January 12, 2016


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The Theater Company will perform their production of HONK! on Feb. 4, 5 and 6. The show will be a musical production of Anthony Drewe and George Stiles’ adaptation of the Ugly Duckling. Tickets will be available starting January 19th, and can be bought at the box office from 10 p.m. to 3 p.m, a...

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