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Gov. Greg Abbott calls for mandatory school closure until May 4

Gov. Greg Abbott calls for mandatory school closure until May 4

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

April 1, 2020

Due to the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order to close down all public schools in Texas until May 4.  The order, GA-14, was made to not only close down schools, but it also expects Texans to limit their personal interactions, while still being able to conduct their daily a...

Conroe ISD distributes food to students amidst COVID-19 scare

Conroe ISD distributes food to students amidst COVID-19 scare

Omar Perez, News Editor

March 18, 2020

Conroe ISD sponsored a food drive Tuesday, March 17 to help feed students that depend on their school for their daily meals. After Conroe ISD decided to close down until April 10, the district was left to feed many of the students that are on free or reduced lunch and decided that a food drive was a ...

Coronavirus causes Conroe ISD, other districts to shut down

Coronavirus causes Conroe ISD, other districts to shut down

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

March 16, 2020

After the increase of COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, Conroe ISD will be closed until April 10 to ensure student health and safety.  Conroe ISD superintendent Dr Curtis Null sent out an email Monday, March 16 at 6 p.m. to inform students and families about the decision. CISD is one of 3...

Coronavirus leads to local concern, chaos

Coronavirus leads to local concern, chaos

Omar Perez, News Editor

March 15, 2020

Conroe ISD will be closed next week March 16-20 in order to keep the health and safety of students in their best interest.  Caney Creek High School has been cleaned with e-mist electrostatic sprayers since the beginning of February according to Principal Dr. Jeffrey Stichler.  Free meals will be dist...

NBA player Kobe Bryant, daughter die in helicopter crash

NBA player Kobe Bryant, daughter die in helicopter crash

Omar Perez, News Editor

January 28, 2020

NBA player Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Marin Onore, along with seven other passengers died yesterday shortly before 10 a.m., according to https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-01-26/aircraft-slams-into-hillside-explodes-in-flames-near-calabasas   Bryant had planned to attend a basketball practice at Mamb Sports Academy ...

Imelda destroys teacher’s home

Imelda destroys teacher’s home

Julea Henthorn, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

With the storm came the aftermath, which resulted in homes ruined and families heartbroken. As the rain began to fall harder and the storm became more powerful. Special education teacher, Katie McDevitt was heavily affected by Imelda. In the night the water started to rise, whenever the sun rose,...

Caney Creek orders portibles in wake of Imelda

Caney Creek orders portibles in wake of Imelda

Yesica Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

After the recent flooding from Imelda, many classrooms and buildings in the school were affected and had to move into portables.  The classrooms affected were; cosmetology, special education, construction, and some administrative offices. “Ten portables have been leased for 6 months by insuranc...

Work to begin on bond projects

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

December 16, 2019

Voters gave the OK for Conroe ISD’s $653.57 million bond for repairs and campus renovations, but not artificial turf. CISD has already begun to take action since the bond passed Nov. 5. Proposition A included; new campuses and additions, safety and security, campus renovations, district support toward servi...

CCHS organizations help flood victims

CCHS organizations help flood victims

Omar Perez, News Editor

December 16, 2019

  Volunteers and organizations from Caney Creek helped out victims from the community that had been affected after the flood. Organizations that helped out were; Choir, National English Society, NJROTC, and the football team. National English Honor Society donated supplies like; canned foo...

Lack of space prevents solar power at CCHS

Lack of space prevents solar power at CCHS

Yesica Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Conroe ISD will have Stockton Junior High be the first school in the district to run on solar power. The solar power will be a renewable energy source that will be beneficial by saving energy in the new Junior High. Even though Caney Creek is not able to run on solar power due to space, it has fou...

Senior, family seek sanctuary in attic during Imelda

Senior, family seek sanctuary in attic during Imelda

Omar Perez, News Editor

December 16, 2019

Sleeping at night in the attic with no light for three days, and only a battery operated flashlight, two dogs and a box of kittens on the night of the storm. The family had to plan an escape from their own home just in case the water rises and was forced to relocate to the roof.  Senior Dandy Enl...

District buys new buses to replace ‘aging fleet’

District buys new buses to replace ‘aging fleet’

Roberto Garcia, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Conroe ISD bus routes might change due to the purchase of new buses. The new buses are paid for by grant and district funds, they are updated with newer appliances. "Conroe ISD purchased new school buses using grant and district funds," Director of Transportation Samuel X. Davila said, "(They were ...

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