The Prowler

Silencing Student Opinions

Editorial Board

March 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Conroe ISD will hold a bond election on May 4. Currently, students of Caney Creek High School, we cannot voice our opinion about the election in the only place we have guaranteed: the school newspaper thanks to a one-two punch from a state law and Supreme Court case. CISD administration sent an email...

‘Smart’ wall can prevent another government shutdown

Ragan Lewis, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Government had been shut down for over a month, beginning Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018 when the United States Congress and President Donald Trump could not agree on an appropriations bill, or called a spending bill, for the 2019 budget. This past Friday, Trump agreed to a stop-gap funding bill, or a l...

More block days: waste of time

Angie Rodriguez, News Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Due to the “productivity” of block days, rumors have persisted about changing the normal school schedule to become a full block day schedule next year. Regardless of the veracity of those rumors, doing so would end up a reckless mess. Throughout the span of this school year, Caney Creek has had app...

We need to talk about stress

Ragan Lewis, Opinions Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

During high school our stress seems to rise dramatically, and in my opinion seems to correlate with increase of activities. Many students get involved to look good on college applications but we often get too involved with too many activities and become stressed and overwhelmed. Stress, we hear everyday...

Rising anxiety in teens partly on shoulders of parents

Rising anxiety in teens partly on shoulders of parents

Ragan Lewis, Opinions Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Anxiety is on the rise in teens and it’s adults fault. It’s not from lack of caring or because they purposely hurt us. It’s because they protect us too much. Growing up means getting hurt and learning from it. Whether it is a, restricting our information or letting us stay home when we “don’t...

Safety improved at Caney Creek

Prowler Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Safety is one of the most important standards at Caney Creek. Whether it’s the students, teachers or parents, we all agree that we need to guarantee some form of safety to us students. Principal Dr. Jeffrey Stichler has done a lot for us in terms of safety. He’s helped increase officers on campus,...

Risks outweigh reward in arming teachers, staffers

Staff

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump recently spoke out in favor of teachers having guns in their classrooms. This is a terrible idea. On Feb. 14, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz violently attacked Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Just 12 weeks into 2018 and there have been eight shootings at U.S. schools...

McLaughlin: Grace period needed in tardy sweeps

McLaughlin: Grace period needed in tardy sweeps

Kimberlee McLaughlin, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While the idea behind the tardy sweep might be great, the format could use a little more work. Instead of having the sweep immediately after the tardy bell, students should have a minor grace period.

Lewis: How can we define beauty? Simple, we can’t

Lewis: How can we define beauty? Simple, we can’t

Ragan Lewis, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

How do we define beauty? Beauty by its dictionary definition is the quality or sum of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit.  But what does that mean?

Green: Be a part of school community, publications

Stephen Green, Adviser

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Caney Creek Panthers, There has already been lots of change this year as you very well have already seen, and your school publications will be no exception. This year, all students, faculty and staff will receive a copy of The Prowler newspaper as often as we can make them. In addition, and perhaps...

Liles: Play more music in the hallways

Kalyn Liles, Reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a new student to Conroe ISD my experience on Fridays with music being played during normally mundane, passing periods, it caused something in my brain to click. I was more excited to learn and get to class. Music is something that should be played more often during the school week and in the classrooms. It...

Just Another Week in the News

Damon Fullington, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2014


Filed under Opinion

This week has had some awful things in the news. First, Ukraine isn’t getting any better. Second, a research lab in France lost 2,300 bottles containing the SARS virus so we have no idea where that went. Also, al Qaeda released a statement saying that they plan to attack the US again. This has all...

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