The Prowler

Human interaction important to mental health, stress relief

Ashton Rushing, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2019

This is one of the most connected times in history, yet an increasing amount of people say that they often feel lonely. This is not something to overlook in the world as humans are biologically social creatures, and the effects can target anyone mentally, socially, and physically. The feeling of l...

Late closures should be resolved quickly to prevent safety risks for students, staff

Ashton Rushing, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2019

     Conroe ISD closed due to flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda at around 6:50 a.m. on Friday Sept. 19., Imelda had dropped 43 inches of rain through its life span over Texas and Louisiana. The flooding that followed is responsible for five fatalities with thousands injured and displaced.  Conroe ...

Drone use should be explored, not banned

Drone use should be explored, not banned

Ashton Rushing, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2019

A rapid growth in drones has caused concern in the U.S. over misuse, and has brought up discussion of a drone ban like in the case of United States v. Eric Lee Brown.

History is being erased

Ashton Rushing, Opinion Editor

August 22, 2019

 Information from history can help us grow by making us review our past wins and losses. Yet throughout our history information destroyed or distorted.  The current world is very  focused about what's first instead of what's correct, leading to a fake news climate. This has brought emphasis on ...

Silencing Student Opinions

Editorial Board

March 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kimberlee McLaughlin

Kimberlee McLaughlin, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2017

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.

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