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2018-2019
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Cedar Park High School
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Cedar Park High School
in 2018-2019
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2018-2019
Best of SNO Rank for
Cedar Park High School
Stories from Cedar Park High School
Dog Show Days
Features

Kaley Johnson | February 28, 2019

Working as a teenager can be a challenge, especially when finding something that isn’t tedious or boring. While some students may go to their fast food or retail jobs after school, freshman Lacie Perry…

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The Art of a Dying Sport
Sports

Addy Bates | February 21, 2019

In 1964, the top professional bowler made $100,000 a year through tournaments, television appearances and endorsements.

That’s the equivalent to $750,000 in today’s money. In 2019, however, some…

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The Reality of Being a Browns Fan
Opinions

Justin Ballou | February 19, 2019

On Sunday, Dec. 2, I attended the Cleveland Browns game against the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium in Houston, TX. The game was a disappointment, as most Sundays are for Cleveland fans, but it’s always…

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Iriyana’s Got Talent
Arts & Entertainment

Addy Bates | February 12, 2019

Four a.m.

It is typically a time for sleeping, but for junior Iriyana Lipkin, 4 a.m. was once the end of a 10-hour rehearsal in preparation for “America’s Got Talent.”

On top of school work, being…

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Finding His Niche on Twitch
Arts & Entertainment

Estefani Rios | February 12, 2019

Playing games on the internet for hundreds of people to view seemed like an absurd thing to do a few years ago. Now, with the rise of streaming and video sharing platforms like YouTube and Twitch, it is…

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Flavor Fest Feedback Frenzy
News

Deana Trautz | February 12, 2019

Regulars in the cafeteria know the classic potatoes and gravy, tater tots and cheeseburger, but with the district’s fourth annual Flavor Fest this morning, underclassmen can expect some changes to their…

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Talk About Technotrash
Features

Nithila Ilangovan | February 12, 2019

From serving as a health hazard to contaminating the environment, there are many ways that technology can negatively impact the world if disposed of incorrectly. Environmental Issues with Technology (EIT)…

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Venezuela to Texas
Features

Morgan Kasel | January 28, 2019

A new country. A new school. A new language. After moving here just two years ago from Caracas, Venezuela, “new” has been a keyword for sophomore Giselle Muniz.

Only a month after moving to the…

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Music, Animals, Endometriosis
Features

Kaley Johnson | January 28, 2019

Time management and dedication are two concepts that band member, junior Kaity Rhine is familiar with. Originally joining band to keep in touch with her elementary school crush, Rhine fell in love with…

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Won’t be Erased
Features

Deana Trautz | January 26, 2019

Being stuck in the wrong body—it’s the “Freaky Friday” nightmare that freshman Evan Johnson has lived with for over 15 years.

Johnson is transgender.

He first felt the disconnect at around…

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Chalk and Jump Ropes and Painting, Oh My!
News

Deana Trautz | January 23, 2019

After four long hours of PSAT and Senior Summit, students flooded into the courtyard today at 3:05 p.m. for this year’s first PACKtivity. There was chalk, hula-hooping, three-legged races, jump roping…

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Workshop Coffeestop
Features

Morgan Kasel | January 23, 2019

After a long semester of writing poems, short stories and scripts, English II  pre-AP students had a chance to show off one of their writing pieces during Workshop Coffeestop on Nov. 13 and 14 in the…

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Taste of Asia
Features

Nithila Ilangovan | January 3, 2019

From seven people at the first meeting, to 12 at the second, to 27 at last Thursday’s meeting, Asian Heritage Club hopes to grow further this year. The officers, seniors Grant Lee, Justin Nita, Joon Kim,…

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Hitting Their Mark
Features

Estefani Rios | December 27, 2018

Friday night lights, sparkly outfits, bright smiles and “Hooray for Hollywood”-it encompasses the Celebrity way.

Every year, new candidates and returning members audition for a spot on the award-winning…

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Stacy Danielson Lives On
News

Deana Trautz | December 26, 2018

That’s just the way Stacy was.

These 23 characters form a message that countless parents, friends and Celebrities have expressed about their former director, Coach Stacy Danielson, who passed away…

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Former Sugar Lover Becomes Healthy Living Advocate
Features

Nithila Ilangovan | December 21, 2018

Ice cream, donuts, cherry bars and chocolate chip cookies- the diet that was once routine for former sugar lover, senior Jordan Peterson.

While her mom tried out several paleo-like diets to become healthier,…

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Make a Splash
Features

Morgan Kasel | December 10, 2018

Always be yourself, unless you can be a mermaid. These are words to live by for junior Loree Morin, who spends the majority of her free time pursuing her childhood dreams in a fabric tail.

Morin became…

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Death down the hall
News

Deana Trautz | December 7, 2018

Blood spattered across the white tile and pills laying just feet away from a syringe. Crime scene tape stretched wall to wall.

On Monday, Aug. 20, shocked faces lined the halls as students spotted…

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Senate Candidate Beto O’Rourke Talks Politics with CPHS News
Midterm Elections

Deana Trautz | November 2, 2018

As it hit halftime, former senior and executive producer of the Wolfcast, Jessica Mick, looked up from the sidelines to see a score of 7-27 at last year’s mid-October game against Georgetown. The team…

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2000 Cranes, 2000 Prayers
Features

Deana Trautz | October 23, 2018

It was a normal Thursday practice, Celebrities were practicing their routines. This was until Ms. Sue, who works on the cafeteria staff, came into the dance gym with 2,000 handmade paper cranes for Coach…

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Expectation vs Reality: Fish Edition
Features

Nithila Ilangovan | October 23, 2018

From Mean Girls and Clueless to High School Musical, there are many films to blame for students’ perceptions of high school. Going into the second month of school, it is time to compare the expectations…

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New Faces of CPHS
Features

Kieren Garner | October 16, 2018

Some students here have only ever experienced schools off of Cypress Creek, but for others, this year may be their first year as a Timberwolf. Transfer students can come from any part of the world, country…

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Rho Kappa Voter Registration Drive a Success
News

Callie Copeland | October 15, 2018

In the spirit of National Voter Registration Day, Rho Kappa hosted their annual voting drive on Tuesday and registered an estimated 60 students.

With their tables situated in the courtyard, volunteers…

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