The Prowler

Debate takes home trophies at first virtual tournaments

Gallant Sloan prepares to begin his semi-final speech during the A&M Consolidated domestic extemporaneous speaking event.

Stephen Green, Adviser

September 14, 2020

The speech and debate team attended its first virtual meet Friday and Saturday, capturing early success. Gallant Sloan attended the online A&M Consolidated High School tournament, advancing to finals and placing fifth in domestic extemporaneous speaking. Kayla Ramirez, Adrianna Garzoria, and...

Campuses closed due to power outages; reopening starts Monday

Entergy outage map as of 8:30 p.m. with nearly 120,000 without power.

Omar Perez, Web Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2020

All Conroe ISD schools will be closed tomorrow, citing unreliable energy service, according to a message from the district sent out Thursday night. The message came after more than 120,000 Montgomery County residents were without power due to rolling brownouts from Entergy Texas. "After receiving...

Family, friends mourn death of former CCHS student

A selfie of Autumn Nicole Milburn smiling.

Omar Perez, Web Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2020

The Caney Creek High School community is mourning the loss of former student Autumn Nicole Milburn, who died in a car accident Friday morning. Bridgit Sigford, a close family friend, has helped organize a GoFundMe to help the Milburn’s family with funeral expenses. According to a report from the Montgo...

Gov. Abbott cancels remaining school year; students react

Staff members from the Caney Creek feeder zone in the middle of the rush  staff handing out food.

Angie Rodriguez, Editor-In-Chief

April 17, 2020

Despite hopes school could reopen, Gov. Greg Abbott officially canceled in-person instruction for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. The order was made today at noon during Abbott’s press conference after his team of doctors concluded that bringing back students to school would be unsafe for th...

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

Superintendent Dr. Curtis Null addresses the school shutdown order made by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier that day.

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 employees waiting for the next car to go through with table full of meals.

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

Shelves empty at the Conroe Walmart.

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

In honor of Kobe Bryant, student Jordon Olivares draws him.

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

Cleaning out damaged 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...

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