The Prowler

School adds freshmen wing

Gracie Lang, Student Life Editor

August 21, 2019

A new freshman wing was added starting the 2019-2020 school year.

2019 CISD bond fails by 9% margin.

Ashton Rushing, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

The district’s board of trustees will be continuing this week about a new school bond after a $807 million bond failed to pass by a 9% margin during the May 4 elections. The district called for in 2018 for the construction of five new schools to alleviate growing student enrollment. It also incl...

Construction SkillsUSA hosts district competition, advances to state meet

Construction SkillsUSA hosts district competition, advances to state meet

Nuvi Xon, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

The construction SkillsUSA team hosted this year’s district seven building trades competition Feb 9. Students received seven medals and had five students advanced to state. The SkillsUSA building trades is a competition that offers participants the ability to show their skills in construction. The...

Varsity track prepares for district meet

Varsity track prepares for district meet

Jacquelin Bahena, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

Speed. Strength. Stamina. All the qualities track athletes must have to rise to the top. Track practices have been consist of long distance endurance, stamina build-up and the mindset to advance beyond district. Varsity’s next meet will be held Thursday in the Broncos relay. The district competition...

Wrestlers make state and CCHS history

Wrestlers make state and CCHS history

Trevin Simmons, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

The wrestling team has had a successful season having both regional and state qualifiers. After placing second in district 11-5A, the team had a total of nine athletes make it to regionals including: Linda Marroquin, Juan Martinez, Alexander Thyes, Alvaro Valdez, Ruben Ventura, Jesse Jimenez, Joseph...

Raska heads to bowl at state for 4th time

Raska heads to bowl at state for 4th time

Annali Ward, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

The bowling team competed at regionals March 3 at Tomball - setting a record for having an individual bowler qualify to state for the past four years. Senior Haylee Raska will be going to state for individuals at Grand Prairie, near Dallas, this Saturday. She is the first CCHS bowler to have qualified...

Elizarraras, Peddy in top 20 at state Powerlifing meet

Elizarraras, Peddy in top 20  at state Powerlifing meet

Jazilyn Murray, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

Two powerlifters competed at the state powerlifting meet in Waco on March 16, both placing in the top 20. Juniors Raelyn Peddy and Kimberly Elizarraras traveled with head coach Jomar Cauley to the event, and on the way up, worked on keeping their cool. “I was scared and nervous,” Peddy said. “But...

Debate team places first in past three invitationals

Debate team places first in past three invitationals

Angie Rodriguez, News Editor

March 29, 2019

The speech and debate team has begun to prepare for their UIL district tournament by attending several invitationals, placing first at their last three in a row. The speech and debate team had multiple students place in the top six of all four invitationals attended. The most recent being at Waller...

DECA qualifies 2 students for international competition

DECA qualifies 2 students  for international competition

Bethany Barnes, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

Ten students qualified to the state competition for DECA and competed Feb. 21-23 at Dallas and two managed to advance to the International Career Development Conference. The 10 qualifiers include: Shaylin Ardoin, Karla Chavarria, Nicholas Davis, Jacob Hernandez, Katrina Kelly, Jonathan Leiva, Tori McVey,...

Rodgers’ legacy lives on

Rodgers’ legacy lives on

George Juarez, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

A friend, brother and son. After a long fought battle with cancer, Layne Rodgers died Dec. 14, 2018. Born and raised in Conroe, TX, Rodgers was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, in September 2017. After many chemotherapy treatments, scans, an amputation, surgeries and tumor relapses,...

Underwood, Kloes recognized as teachers of the year

Alexis Lutz, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

After an entire year of work and dedication, teachers Tracy Underwood and Gretchen Kloes were awarded teachers of the year. They were nominated by peers and chosen by secret ballot in mid-January. Underwood said she was happy to win the award. “My husband won teacher of the year last year at his...

Shattered Lives returns after 3 years

Yesica Rodriguez-Cortez, Contributing Reporter

March 29, 2019

The Shattered Lives program made its way to Caney Creek Feb. 27 and 28 to show students the dangers of distracted driving. Seniors, juniors, parents and staff all watched the recreation of a car crash simulated in the student parking lot. The fake scene was created by director Brenda Jaszkowiak, along...

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